About

In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

8.5
7,983
Directed by

Michael Curtiz

Written by

Julius J. Epstein (Screenplay)
Philip G. Epstein (Screenplay)
Howard Koch (Screenplay)
Joan Alison (Theatre Play)
Murray Burnett (Theatre Play)

Runtime

102 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

They had a date with fate in Casablanca!

Cast

Keywords

corruption nazi war love triangle resistance patriotism spy film noir nationalism emigration concentration camp casablanca visa

Photos

Lists

#36 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#32 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#3 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#18 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Director Michael Curtiz

Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Julius J. Epstein Philip G. Epstein Howard Koch

Oscar for Best Picture

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White Arthur Edeson