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The Cardinal

1963 Rated NR 2hr 59m

Abortion, racism, the church's complicity in the rise of Nazism and the challenge of celibacy are just a few of the issues raised in director Otto Preminger's Oscar-nominated drama about the Catholic Church.

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Movie Details

1964 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1964 Academy Award®
  • Best Director nominee: Otto Preminger
  • Best Costume Design Color nominee
  • Best Supporting Actor nominee: John Huston
  • Best Art Direction Color nominee
  • Best Film Editing nominee
  • Best Cinematography Color nominee
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1


English, Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; awards list.