Oscar Winner
Runtime: 112 minutes

Harrison Ford is John Book - A big city cop who knows too much. His only evidence: a small boy who's seen too much...

Witness is a crime film released in 1985. The film stars Harrison Ford as John Book, Kelly McGillis as Rachel and Josef Sommer as Schaeffer. Witness was produced for $12,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $69,000,000 in ticket sales and $29,000,000 in rental and home sales.

Witness was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in seven categories. It won the Oscar for film editing and writing (screenplay written directly for the screen). It was also an Oscar nominee for art direction, cinematography, directing, music (original score) and best picture.

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" What you take into your hand, you take into your heart.
Eli Lapp


Shot on the Paul Krantz farm in Strasburg, Pennsylvania.

Filming Locations

30th Street Station - 3001 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Intercourse, Pennsylvania, USA

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA

Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

Paul Krantz Farm - 758 Bunker Hill Road, Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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