The Crucible

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  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama History
  • Release year: 1996
  • Running time: 124 min
After married man John Proctor (Daniel Day-Lewis) decides to break off his affair with his young lover, Abigail Williams (Winona Ryder), she leads other local girls in an occult rite to wish death upon his wife, Elizabeth (Joan Allen). read more
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After married man John Proctor (Daniel Day-Lewis) decides to break off his affair with his young lover, Abigail Williams (Winona Ryder), she leads other local girls in an occult rite to wish death upon his wife, Elizabeth (Joan Allen). When the ritual is discovered, the girls are brought to trial. Accusations begin to fly, and a literal witch hunt gets underway. Before long, Elizabeth is suspected of witchcraft, and John's attempt to defend her only makes matters worse.

Original Release

11/27/1996

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Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis John Proctor
Winona Ryder Abigail Williams
Paul Scofield Judge Thomas Danforth
Joan Allen Elizabeth Proctor
Bruce Davison Reverend Parris
Jeffrey Jones Thomas Putnam
Rob Campbell Reverend Hale
Charlayne Woodard Tituba
Frances Conroy Ann Putnam
Elizabeth Lawrence Rebecca Nurse
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Directors

Nicholas Hytner

Writers

Arthur Miller

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis John Proctor
Winona Ryder Abigail Williams
Paul Scofield Judge Thomas Danforth
Joan Allen Elizabeth Proctor
Bruce Davison Reverend Parris
Jeffrey Jones Thomas Putnam
Rob Campbell Reverend Hale
Charlayne Woodard Tituba
Frances Conroy Ann Putnam
Elizabeth Lawrence Rebecca Nurse
Mary Pat Gleason Martha Corey
Karron Graves Mary Warren
Peter Maloney Dr. Griggs
Ruth Maleczech Goody Osborne
Peter Vaughan Giles Corey
George Gaynes Judge Samuel Sewall
Michael Gaston Marshal Herrick
Ashley Peldon Ruth Putnam
Kali Rocha Mercy Lewis
Tom McDermott Francis Nurse

Producers

Editors

Tariq Anwar

1997 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1997 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published Nominated
1997 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1997 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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