|Genre: Drama, Law, True Story, Suspense, Courtroom, Religion|
Tagline: It's all about the monkey trial that rocked America.
Plot: This gripping adaptation of the Jerome Lawrence-Robert E. Lee play examines an issue that still causes great controversy: the role religion should play in the schools.
Bertram T. Cates is arrested and put on trial for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in his classroom. The incident causes a furor in the religious southern community he lives in and Matthew Harrison Brady, a famous fundamentalist attorney, arrives to prosecute the young teacher. Luckily for Cates, the equally-acclaimed lawyer Henry Drummond agrees to defend him.
As a result, the two master attorneys square off in the courtroom while the teacher's life hangs in the balance.
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| Directed by|
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Judgment at Nuremberg
| Music By|
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Cross of Iron, On the Beach