Movies like My Son Is Innocent

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My Son Is Innocent (1996)
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My Son Is Innocent (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a brutal nighttime attack on a woman alone in her suburban home, police investigators zero in on teenager Eric Sutter. When the victim identifies Sutter as her attacker, the legal system closes in on the boy as friends, neighbors and the media turn against him. Only through the dogged determination of his mother, and her loyal boyfriend does Eric and the victim have a chance for justice to be served.
Plot: rape, falsely accused, courtroom, false accusation, police station, police investigation, mistaken identity, imprisonment, police interrogation

Most similar movies to My Son Is Innocent

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, serious, realistic and based on true events films with plots about rape, courtroom, rape victim, rapist, murder, female nudity and female director mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like My Son Is Innocent: Free, White and 21 (1963), Silent Witness (1985), 37 (2016), Cry Rape (1973), Recommendation for Mercy (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Free, White and 21 (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A motel owner in Texas is accused of raping a civil-rights worker from Sweden.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: courtroom, racist, jury, rape, interracial relations, clock, segregation, exploitation, criminal, false accusation, cross cultural relations, civil rights ...
Place: texas
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95%
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Silent Witness (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The marriage of a young working-class woman is jeopardized when she witnesses her brother-in-law's participation in a gang rape of an intoxicated woman in a neighborhood bar.
Plot: rape, fear, family conflict, family relations, gang rape, husband wife relationship, rape victim, courtroom, female nudity, trial, witness, secret ...
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88%
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37 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a March night in 1964, 37 neighbors in Queens, New York, witness the brutal murder of Kitty Genovese. None of them takes action or calls the police. 37 tells the story of a few of these people and what led up to the night when they unexplainably ...
Plot: murder, rape, loss of innocence, racism, indifference, apathy, female director, witness
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79%
Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: True story about a rape victim who took a stand that rape is never the victim's fault and inspired many other victims who felt shame about what had happened to them to speak out.
Plot: rape victim, confrontation, control, victim, life, publicity, reflection, rape, courtroom, compassion, newspaper
Place: iowa
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76%
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Cry Rape (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A man who is arrested for rape swears it wasn't him but somebody who looks just like him, but the victim insists it was him.
Plot: sexual assault, rape victim, rape, mistaken identity, confrontation, courtroom, victim, humiliation, police interrogation, court, social problem, aftermath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Recommendation for Mercy (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a 14 year-old boy is accused of raping and murdering a little girl
Style: based on true events
Plot: rape, court, teenager, murder, rape accusation
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Dumont's Case (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Michel Dumont is charged, judged and sentenced for a rape he denies ever having committed. While he serves his time in prison, Solange, who he fell in love with during his trial, embarks on the colossal task of proving his innocence and having the ...
Plot: injustice, rape, father, male nudity, false accusation, trial, arrest, delivery man, female nudity, sexual assault, divorced divorcee
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
A Scream from Silence (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A director and an editor, both woman, cannot work on a movie presenting the rape of a nurse without reacting on the scenes they're working on, the situation of womanhood in general, and the way the 'Justice' handle those cases of rape.
Plot: rape, female director, interview, feminism, male female relationship, contemplating suicide, hate, violence, film within a film, court, rape victim, shame ...
Place: africa
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63%
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Invisible (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two women meet by chance and discover they were both raped by rapist. Individually and together they must confront the past and finally integrate the long repressed trauma into their lives.
Style: based on true events
Plot: female director, police station, research, political activist, sex crime, mother daughter relationship, rape, husband wife conflict, serial rapist, women, palestinian
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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And So It Is (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: While her husband is on his way to the market, a peasant woman is raped and murdered. Her widower carefully plans his revenge.
Plot: revenge, rape, businessman, native american, countryside, community
Place: bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Saatchya Aat Gharat (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A group of young boys and girls grapple with moral issues in a changing world.
Plot: college student, group of friends, rapist, drunkenness, rape, post traumatic stress, nightclub, police station, language barrier, breakup, injury, break up ...
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63%
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Mondo Keyhole (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Howard Thorne is a rapist in Los Angeles: he meets women at work and at parties or he sees them walking down the street, and he follows them, terrifies them, and assaults them. He also dreams about these assaults, and he's unclear how much of ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: serial rapist, revenge, rape, rapist, lesbian, husband wife relationship, castration, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: los angeles, california
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62%
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A Case of Rape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When she was raped, Ellen thought it was the worst thing to ever happen to her. What was worse, was the treatment by the hospital staff, police and the court system, when she reported it, and the man was caught.
Plot: rape victim, courtroom, victim, understanding, humiliation, social injustice, sexual assault, rape, feminist, anger, defense attorney, female protagonist ...
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62%
Two Girls for a Madman (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young girls in New York City studying to be ballet dancers are chosen by a crazed sex fiend to be his next victims. He rapes one of them at gunpoint and then proceeds to stalk and terrorize both of them.
Plot: ballet, rape, stalker, shower, female nudity, carjacking, gay slur, nudity (full frontal - brief), air disaster, car theft, exploitation
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Smell of Honey, a Swallow of Brine (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Sharon is a young office worker who sexually teases, seduces and then cries 'rape' on various men just to see them emotionally suffer for her own man-hating, twisted amusement leading to one lovestruck boyfriend being sent to prison, the ...
Plot: teasing, rape, violence, victim, seduction, prison, swashbuckler, stockings, panties, bathing, switchblade, kiss ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
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60%
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Family Rescue (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The court has given custody of Emma Hayes' child to the baby's father, a man who raped Emma when she was only fifteen years old. It's up to the baby's grandfather, Clayton Hayes to prevent the child from being handed over until ...
Plot: grandfather, rape, teenage pregnancy, rapist, teenage girl, child custody, widower, grandfather granddaughter relationship, pregnancy
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Xian's Finest (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wu, a veteran police officer in Xian, is demoted to work in a community policing center after he accidentally injures a hostage during a rescue mission. At first the new job appears to be simple and straightforward, but Wu and his family gradually ...
Plot: urban setting, cop killer, taxi, piano, rape, anonymous letter, murder investigation, police station, false accusation, hostage, murder, suicide attempt ...
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59%
Spike Drink Gang (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mrs Tsui (Yvonne Yung) buys a soft drink at a convenience store but feels drowsy afterwards to the point of fainting. Two men take care of her but are in fact after her bank account information. She wakes up in a different area and reports the ...
Plot: rape, spiked drink, prisoner, ransom, female nudity, police detective, bare breasts, extortion, police officer, butcher shop
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: About the 1989 murders of Carolco Entertainment chairman, Jose Menendez, and his wife, Kitty, who were killed by their sons, Lyle and Erik, in Beverly Hills, allegedly for a multimillion-dollar inheritance.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, siblings relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, legal, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, beverly hills, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Cries from the Heart (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A drama directed by Michael Switzer.
Style: gloomy, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, mentally challenged, legal, hopes, mute or deaf, family relations, family problems, power relations, parents and children, family in crisis, courtroom drama, teachers and students ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: True life drama about a working mum (Henner) whose life is put back in jeopardy when the man who was convicted of stalking her (Savant) and killing her cousin comes up for parole.
Plot: murder, psychopath, evil man
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Killing Yard (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lawyers must defend a prisoner accused of murdering two of his inmates during the Attica prison riots in 1971.
Plot: female director, helicopter, false accusation, prison, courtroom, murder, massacre, political corruption, prison riot
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Ladies Club (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A raped policewoman forms a vigilante group of various rape victims. They abduct and castrate men whom have committed repeated violations of women, and got away with it through legal technicalities.
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: castration, revenge, rape, vigilante, misandry, female doctor, surgery, courtroom, female protagonist, murder, rape revenge, exploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Many Trials of One Jane Doe (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a true story about an extraordinary woman, who after a traumatizing rape, refuses to remain a victim. Wendy Crewson stars as Jane Doe (as she must legally be called), a woman who discovers she was the fifth victim of a serial rapist ...
Plot: rape, rape victim, rapist, serial rapist
Place: toronto ontario canada
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52%
Sin & Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Taking a short-cut home from work, high-schooler Billie Simms is raped. Not only does the incident cause an unwanted pregnancy that damages her college expectations, but it also outrages her smugly religious father who pressures her to give up the ...
Plot: child born of rape, pregnant from rape, female director, morality, rape, double standard, kidney, father, pregnancy, woman
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48%
Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.
Plot: rape, rape victim, teenage girl, teenage pregnancy, female director, abortion, singing, pregnancy, teenager, abortion clinic, karaoke, bowling alley ...
Place: new york, pennsylvania
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48%
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The Conviction (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A girl and her art professor get trapped inside a castle-museum after it closes at night. After a little resistance she agrees to have sex with him, but then she sues the professor for rape. The professor will have to prove his innocence.
Style: controversial
Plot: rape, museum, professor, court, female nudity, male nudity, pubic hair, courtroom, trial, psychoanalysis, attorney, dysfunctional marriage ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Shame (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Asta Cadell, a lawyer traveling through the Australian Outback on holiday, stops in a small Western Australian town after her motorcycle breaks down and shacks up with Tim Curtis, the local mechanic, while fixing it. She then becomes involved in ...
Plot: societal hypocrisy, rape, australian outback, gang, australian, stalker, motorcycle, sergeant
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Sweet Sickness (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A young woman gets sexually used and abused by every man she meets while on her way to rising to the top of Hollywood's entertainment industry.
Plot: orgy, prostitution, rape, pantyhose, stripper, topless, sex, moral corruption, apartment, nudity (full frontal - brief), pimp, female stockinged legs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Forgotten Sins (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A county sheriff is accused by his daughter of having abused her. Her accusation gets more and more elaborate, involving satanic rituals. As nearly everyone around him seems to believe he's guilty, he starts breaking up and questioning his own ...
Plot: false memory, police interrogation
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43%