Tag: false-accusation

The Red Pony (1949) 6.3

The Red Pony (1949)

In the coast range mountains on the western edge of the Salinas Valley is a ranch where Tom, a lad of about ten, longs for a pony. He lives with his mom, who was born there, her dad, a talkative pioneer who misses the ol...

Memories of Matsuko (2006) 7.9

Memories of Matsuko (2006)

Shou's father Norio finds his son in a rather meaningless existence in Tokyo dominated by alcohol and porn videos. Having left home two years earlier to pursue life as a musician, Shou has left his band and his girlfrien...

The Price of Fear (1956) 6.4

The Price of Fear (1956)

The co-owner of a racetrack discovers that his partner has sold out to a gangster. The gangster plans to take sole control of the track and plans to get rid of his new partner. The partner's problems are just beginning, ...

House of Horrors (1946) 6.2

House of Horrors (1946)

Marcel De Lange is a struggling sculptor whose work and sanity are derided by the New York art critics. After waspishly officious critic F. Holmes Harmon ruins a sale for De Lange by dismissing his expressionistic cubist...

Witch Hunt (2008) 7.4

Witch Hunt (2008)

Executive Producer Sean Penn presents "Witch Hunt," a gripping indictment of the American justice system told through the lens of one small town. Voters in Bakersfield, California elected a tough on crime district attorn...

All the Pretty Horses (2000) 5.8

All the Pretty Horses (2000)

Two young Texas cowboys on the cusp of manhood ride into 1940's Mexico in search of experience. What they find is a country as chaotic as it is beautiful, as cruel and unfeeling as it is mysterious, where death is a cons...

Say Yes (2001) 5.7

Say Yes (2001)

After one year of marriage, things could not look better for Jeong-hyun and Yun-hie. In order to celebrate the publishing of Jeong-hyun's manuscript, the couple decide to take a winter vacation along the East Sea. It tur...

Man on the Run-1949 6.7

Man on the Run-1949

An Army deserter, still a fugitive in Post-War Britain, wanders into a pawn-shop robbery and finds himself wanted for murder. He meets a war widow who helps him elude the police while he looks for the real criminals....

A Werewolf Boy-2012 7.4

A Werewolf Boy-2012

An offer to buy her property brings elderly Kim Sun-yi back to the country cottage she briefly lived in during eventful times in her youth. With her granddaughter by her side, Sun-yi recalls meeting Cheol-su, not only a ...

The Winslow Boy-1999 7.3

The Winslow Boy-1999

Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five shillings. Father asks son if it is tr...

Doonby-2013 5

Doonby-2013

A drifter arrives at a small town, and due to his friendly demeanor is quickly able to find a job, a place to lay his head, and begins to have a positive effect to everyone he meets. But there is obviously something curi...

Bring It On: In It to Win It-2007 5.2

Bring It On: In It to Win It-2007

Southern California high school senior Carson arrives at the all-important "Cheer Camp Nationals" determined to lead her squad, the West High Sharks, to victory. But chic New Yorker Brooke and her team, the East High Jet...

The Winslow Boy-1948 7.6

The Winslow Boy-1948

In Edwardian England, a thirteen year-old cadet, Ronnie Winslow, is expelled from the naval academy at Osborne for stealing a seven shilling postal order. His father and sister become obsessed with proving his innocence ...

The Time of Their Lives-1946 7.7

The Time of Their Lives-1946

Two ghosts who were mistakenly branded as traitors during the Revolutionary War return to 20th century New England to retrieve a letter from George Washington which would prove their innocence....

Richard Jewell-2019 7.5

Richard Jewell-2019

American security guard Richard Jewell saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is vilified by journalists and the press who falsely reported that he was a terrorist....

Man Made Monster-1941 6.2

Man Made Monster-1941

"Big Dan" McCormick is the sole survivor of a bus crash into hydro lines. 5 others were electrocuted. Intrigued by Dan's apparent immunity to electricity, Dr. John Lawrence, distinguished elector-biologist, asks Dan to v...

Salem Falls-2011 5.6

Salem Falls-2011

Jack St. Bride was a teacher and soccer coach at a girls' prep school. Then one student's "crush" goes terribly wrong. He loses his job, and goes to prison. Eight months later Jack tries to move on and start over. He fin...

Passage to Marseille-1944 6.9

Passage to Marseille-1944

As French bomber crews prepare an air raid from a base in England, we learn the story of Matrac, a French journalist who opposed the Munich Pact. Framed for murder and sent to Devil's Island, he and four others escape. T...

Indictment: The McMartin Trial-1995 7.6

Indictment: The McMartin Trial-1995

Based on a real-life court case, the film finds members of the McMartin family on trial for alleged sexual molestation and abuse of children at their well-regarded preschool. Publicity-seeking attorney Danny Davis initia...

Dr. Dolittle 2-2001 4.7

Dr. Dolittle 2-2001

Dr. John Dolittle the beloved doctor is back, but this time around he plays cupid to bumbling circus bear Archie as he's so smitten by a Pacific Western bear female, Ava. Dr. Dolittle must help a group of forest creature...

Widows’ Peak-1994 6.7

Widows’ Peak-1994

Edwina has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak," so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents, who tend to be a rather exclusive bunch. The residents are all curious about their new ...

Clockwise-1986 6.6

Clockwise-1986

Brian Stimpson is the headmaster of a comprehensive (high) school in England. He sets himself, his staff and pupils very high standards. On the way to a conference at which he is to talk, all manner of disasters strike....

Time Without Pity-1957 6.8

Time Without Pity-1957

Alec Graham (Alec McCowen) is sentenced to death for the murder of his girlfriend Jennie Cole (Christina Lubicz), with whom he was spending the night at the flat of the parents of his friend Brian Stanford (Paul Daneman)...

Beautiful-2000 5.6

Beautiful-2000

Sometimes you have to give up the life of your dreams, to discover the dream of your life... On her journey to become the next Miss American Miss, a young woman is forced to reevaluate her life's goal and, in the process...

Ghost-Town Gold-1936 6.9

Ghost-Town Gold-1936

Barrington's men rob the bank and hide the gold in a ghost town. The ghost town's only citizen finds the gold and tries to use it to bet on a boxing match. Seeing the gold, the Mesquiteers rush to the ghost town and reco...

Double Crossbones-1951 6

Double Crossbones-1951

Falsely accused by the corrupt Governor Elden of Charleston of fencing stolen pirate booty, young Davey Crandall and friend Tom Botts buy passage on the ship of local buccaneer Bloodthirsty Ben. They avoid being killed b...

Brian Banks-2018 6.4

Brian Banks-2018

The inspirational true story of Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge), an All-American high school football star committed to USC who finds his life upended when he is wrongly convicted of a crime he didn't commit. Despite lack of e...

Somebody Killed Her Husband-1978 5

Somebody Killed Her Husband-1978

A woman's husband is murdered and she and her lover must find the killer or stand accused of doing it themselves.::Anonymous...

My 5 Wives-2000 4.6

My 5 Wives-2000

Monte Peterson, a rich real-estate developer, is going through his third divorce. His friend Ray has found a good site for a ski resort in Utah, and Monte comes to bid on the land, competing with local banker Preston Gat...

Flight Command-1940 6.3

Flight Command-1940

A rookie flyer, Ens. Alan Drake, joins the famous Hellcats Squadron right out of flight school in Pensacola. He doesn't make a great first impression when he is forced to ditch his airplane and parachute to safety when h...

Confidentially Yours-1983 7.3

Confidentially Yours-1983

Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place than Julien Vercel, an estate agent that knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers that Marie-Christine Vercel, J...

Freedom Writers-2007 7.5

Freedom Writers-2007

It's 1994 in Long Beach, California. Idealistic Erin Gruwell is just starting her first teaching job, that as freshman and sophomore English teacher at Woodrow Wilson High School, which, two years earlier, implemented a ...

Mary-1931 6.2

Mary-1931

A juror in a murder trial, after voting to convict, has second thoughts and begins to investigate on his own before the execution.::alfiehitchie...

Scream 3-2000 5.5

Scream 3-2000

A new film is currently in production, and a killer is on the loose. The murders draw a reporter, ex-cop, and young woman to the set of the movie inspired by their life. They soon find out that they are dealing with a tr...

The 39 Steps-1935 7.7

The 39 Steps-1935

Richard Hannay is a Canadian visitor to London. At the end of "Mr Memory"'s show in a music hall, he meets Annabella Smith, who is running away from secret agents. He agrees to hide her in his flat, but she is murdered d...

Sindoor-1987 5.5

Sindoor-1987

Vijay forces his wife Laxmi to leave her house, suspecting an extra marital affair. Years later, Vijay and Laxmi come face to face and start meeting each other.::alex,[email protected]

Cry Danger-1951 7.3

Cry Danger-1951

Rocky Mulloy, back in town after serving 5 years of a life sentence for armed robbery, hopes to clear his friend Danny Morgan who's still in prison for the same crime. It won't be easy. Even the witness who cleared Rocky...

Some Kind of Hero-1982 5.8

Some Kind of Hero-1982

A Vietnam vet returns home from a prisoner of war camp and is greeted as a hero, but is quickly forgotten and soon discovers how tough survival is in his own country....

Whirlpool-1949 6.8

Whirlpool-1949

The wife of a psycho-analyst falls prey to a devious quack hypnotist when he discovers she is an habitual shoplifter. Then one of his previous patients, now being treated by the real psycho-analyst, is found murdered. Wi...

Two-Fisted Law-1932 5.8

Two-Fisted Law-1932

Rancher Tim Clark borrows money from Bob Russell, who then rustles Clark's cattle so he will be unable to repay the money. Thus Russell is able to cheat Clark out of his ranch. Clark becomes a prospector for silver and u...