Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

  • 1941
  • PG
  • 119 min
  • USA
  • drama, mystery

The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.

Director: Orson Welles

Writer: Orson Welles, Herman J. Mankiewicz

Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Ray Collins, George Coulouris

Orson Welles's epic tale of a publishing tycoon's rise and fall is entertaining, poignant, and inventive in its storytelling, earning its reputation as a landmark achievement in film.

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  • Orson Welles
    Orson Welles
    George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985), best known as Orson Welles, was an American film director, actor, theatre director, screenwriter, and producer, who worked extensively in film, theatre, television and radio. Noted for his innovative dramatic productions as well as his distinctive voice and personality, Welles is widely acknowledged as one of the most accomplished...

Main Cast


Tagline: It's Terrific!

Certificate: PG

Genres: drama, mystery

Categories: journalist, newspaper, media tycoon, banker, art collector, florida, capitalist, sleigh, money


Producer: Orson Welles, Richard Baer

Editor: Robert Wise

Casting: Rufus Le Maire

Director of photography: Gregg Toland

Original music composer: Bernard Herrmann

Costume design: Edward Stevenson

Executive producer: George Schaefer

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 119 min

Country: USA

Language: English, Italian

Sound Mix: Mono

Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1

Color: Black and White