Witness

Witness

112 mins | Drama, Crime, Thriller, Romance | Feb. 8, 1985

A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, he slowly assimilates despite his urban grit and forges a romantic bond with the child's beautiful mother.

Witness

112 mins | Drama, Crime, Thriller, Romance | Feb. 8, 1985

Witness
A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, he slowly assimilates despite his urban grit and forges a romantic bond with the child's beautiful mother.
IMDb rating 7.4
Producers Paramount
Original title Witness
Directors Pamela M. Eilerson, Hope Williams, Cynnie Troup, David McGiffert, Peter Weir
Writers Pamela Wallace, Earl W. Wallace, William Kelley

Cast

Harrison Ford

as Det. Capt. John Book

Kelly McGillis

as Rachel Lapp

Josef Sommer

as Chief Paul Schaeffer

Lukas Haas

as Samuel Lapp

Jan RubeŇ°

as Eli Lapp

Alexander Godunov

as Daniel Hochleitner

Danny Glover

as McFee

Brent Jennings

as Carter

Patti LuPone

as Elaine

Angus MacInnes

as Fergie

Frederick Rolf

as Stoltzfus

Viggo Mortensen

as Moses Hochleitner

John Garson

as Bishop Tchantz

Beverly May

as Mrs. Yoder

Ed Crowley

as Sheriff

Timothy Carhart

as Zenovich

Sylvia Kauders

as Tourist Lady

Marian Swan

as Mrs. Schaeffer

Maria Bradley

as Schaeffer's Daughter

Rozwill Young

as T-Bone

Paul S. Nuss

as Amish

Emily Tracy

as Amish

Fred Steinharter

as Amish

John D. King

as Amish

Paul Goss

as Amish

Bruce E. Camburn

as Amish

William Francis

as Town Man

Tom Kennedy

as Ticket Seller

Ardyth Kaiser

as Couple in Garage

Thomas Quinn

as Couple in Garage

Eugene Dooley

as Detective

Richard Chaves

as Detective

Tim Moyer

as Detective

Nino Del Buono

as Detective

James Frank Clark

as Detective

Joseph Kelly

as Detective

Norman Carter

as Detective

Craig Clement

as Detective

Robert Earl Jones

as Custodian

Michael Levering

as Hoodlum

Cara Giallanza

as Hoodlum

Anthony Dean Rubes

as Hoodlum

Bernie Styles

as Counterman

Blossom Terry

as Mother in Station

Jennifer Mancuso

as Little Girl