skip navigation
Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane(1941)

Also Known As: John Citizen, U. S. A. |

  • Tuesday, March 1 @ 05:00 AM (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
Remind Me

TCMDb Archive MaterialsView all archives (6)

DVDs from TCM Shop

Citizen Kane The investigation of a... MORE > $49.98 Regularly $49.98 Buy Now blu-ray


powered by AFI

Brief Synopsis

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

Cast & Crew

Orson Welles Director
Joseph Cotten Jedediah Leland/Man in projection room
Dorothy Comingore Susan Alexander Kane
Agnes Moorehead Mary, Kane's mother
Ruth Warrick Emily Monroe Norton Kane
Ray Collins Jim W. Gettys
Erskine Sanford Herbert Carter/Man in projection room
Everett Sloane Mr. Bernstein
William Alland Jerry Thompson/Narrator of "News on the March"
Paul Stewart Raymond
George Coulouris Walter Parks Thatcher
Gus Schilling [John] The headwaiter [/Man in projection room]

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York: 1 May 1941
Release Date:  1941 Production Date:  A Mercury Production by Orson Welles
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Mercury Productions, Inc., RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  119 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,734    
Duration(reels):  13    

Leonard Maltin Ratings & Review



User Ratings & Review

This title has not been reviewed. Be the FIRST to write a review by CLICKING HERE >

User Ratings & Review

User Reviews:

  • Recommend:

  • Cinema History:

  • Cinematography:

  • Lead Performers:

  • Supporting Cast:

  • Director:

  • Screen Play:

  • Music Score:

  • Title Sequence:

User Ratings:

  • Kane!

    Graham Thomas 2015-05-01

    The recent critics all have a point, however, we must look in the context of the time it was made...... Innovative, truly cinematic, virtuosic, etc. All... MORE>

  • Fascinating, Dark, Cold, Yet Memorable

    Kirsten I. 2015-02-08

    I first saw CITIZEN KANE years ago and never forgot it, although it wasn't an emotionally intense experience for me then and still isn't now. The... MORE>

  • Greatest film? No...

    RedRain 2015-01-27

    I didn't like this film when I first saw it 50 years ago and I don't like it now. I studied it under a teacher who thought it was the greatest... MORE>