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, police station, false accusation, mistaken identity, police investigation, courtroom, imprisonment, police interrogation

Most similar movies to My Son Is Innocent

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and suspenseful films with plots about courtroom, rape, murder, court, false accusation, courtroom drama and legal mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like My Son Is Innocent: The Killing Yard (2001), Forgotten Sins (1996), Dumont's Case (2012), Free, White and 21 (1963), Recommendation for Mercy (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, beverly hills
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95%
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, reflection, life, confrontation, compassion, victim, courtroom, rape, control, publicity, newspaper
Place: iowa
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87%
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: prison, massacre, murder, courtroom, helicopter, false accusation, political corruption, prison riot, female director
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87%
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: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, murder, evil man
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74%
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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: police interrogation, false memory
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70%
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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: rape, injustice, court, suspect, father, male nudity, female nudity, arrest, false accusation, delivery man, sexual assault, pubic hair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: racist, rape, civil rights, jury, courtroom, interracial relations, hotel, african american, false accusation, criminal, businessman, exploitation ...
Place: texas
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69%
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story" in which Betty Broderick is on trial for the murder of her ex-husband and his new wife.
Plot: lifetime, true crime, murder, divorce, lawyer, courtroom, revenge
Place: san diego california
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64%
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Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A female is harassed and takes the case to court.
Plot: stalker, sexual harassment, courtroom, court, legal, creep
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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
Plot: rape, court, murder, rape accusation, teenager
Place: canada
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63%
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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: rape victim, rape, mistaken identity, sexual assault, humiliation, social problems, aftermath, medical examination, lawyer, brother sister relationship, police interrogation, confrontation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: breakup, social worker, rapist, police station, courtroom, group of friends, rape, rape victim, drunkenness, college student, nightclub, post traumatic stress ...
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62%
Badge of the Assassin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the killers that leads from New York to San Francisco and down to New Orleans.
Plot: murder, police, black cop, police officer, racism, buddy cop, nypd, murder investigation, police investigation, cop killer, assistant district attorney
Place: new orleans, san francisco, new york
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59%
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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 ...
Style: sad
Plot: woman, rape, murder, apathy, indifference, loss of innocence, racism, witness, female director
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58%
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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, courtroom drama, sexual abuse, humiliation, anger, rape victim, courtroom, sexual assault, defense attorney, feminist, social injustice, understanding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
One Angry Juror (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Sarah Walsh, a tough New Orleans attorney who serves on a murder trial jury and does some investigating of her own.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, tense
Plot: murder, courtroom, false accusation, courtroom drama, uncover truth, investigation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
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53%
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: chinese, police station, suicide attempt, murder, anonymous letter, piano, cop killer, rape, murder investigation, hostage, police, false accusation ...
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53%
The Interrogation of Michael Crowe (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lives of Escondido, California residents Cheryl and Stephen Crowe change one morning when they find their twelve year old daughter Stephanie Crowe stabbed to death in her bedroom. As procedure dictates, the police take each member of the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: false accusation, police investigation, murder, uncover truth, coming of age, interrogation, crimes, law enforcement, fighting the system, injustice, courtroom drama, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 victim, rapist, serial rapist, rape, victimization
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: suspense, psychological, touching, thought provoking, tense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, rape, serial rapist, research, police station, husband wife conflict, women, palestinian, sex crime, political activist, jewish, male nudity ...
Place: israel
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49%
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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: family conflict, rape, fear, family relations, court, brother in law, testimony, female nudity, rape victim, witness, courtroom, rapist ...
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Snap Decision (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One mother must fight back to prove her innocence or lose her children.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Plot: false accusation, courtroom, courtroom drama, family relations, injustice, righting the wronged, custody, parents and children, single parent, dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
What Happened to Bobby Earl? (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Rose Earl is proud as a peacock when Bobby, her eldest, whom she raised, like his kid brother Michael, to become moral men an model citizens, is the first member of the modest family ever to get accepted at college. It will take a while till she ...
Plot: lifetime, court, college, brother brother relationship, courtroom, missing person, deception, fraternity, burglary, theft, arson, insurance fraud ...
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41%
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The Man Without a Face (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of a relationship between a teacher and his troubled pupil. Justin McLeod is a former teacher who lives as a recluse on the edge of town. His face is disfigured from an automobile accident and fire ten years before in which a boy was ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, inspirational, sexy ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: friendship, mentor, coming of age, teacher, loneliness, injustice, social misfits, false accusation, teaching the ways of the world, mysterious character, family, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: self defense, murder, lawyer, serial killer, manipulation, couples, crimes of passion, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, law enforcement, betrayal, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Cries from the Heart (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A drama directed by Michael Switzer.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: autism, mentally challenged, children, youth, sexual abuse, child molester, misfit, hopes, single parent, rehabilitation, legal, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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40%
In the Shadow of the Sun (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two thieves wander in the chilean desert and finally get to a small town near Bolivia. There, they try to include themselves with the townspeople but their instincts betray them and tragedy ensues. Based on a true story, this film opened one year ...
Plot: desert, prison escape, escaped prisoner, indigenous people, rape, thief
Time: 1940s
Place: chile
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40%
The Death of Richie (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A sensitive but confused teenager feels pressure on him from all directions and turns to drugs, which causes problems for him in school and at home.
Plot: family tragedy, family conflict, drug addiction, domineering father, marijuana, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, courtroom, teenager, drug abuse, mother son relationship, pressure
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38%
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, abused woman, father, pregnancy, rape, woman, double standard, morality, kidney, female director
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38%
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The Exonerated (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six people tell their stories on a single subject - how they got wrongfully convicted to death penalty, but later got exonerated.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: death row, false accusation, racism, fighting the system, injustice, human spirit, courtroom drama, hopes, life is a bitch, legal, confined, rebellion ...
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37%