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, based on true events, serious and cult film films with plots about rape, courtroom, court, murder, female nudity, rape victim and false accusation mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like My Son Is Innocent: Free, White and 21 (1963), Silent Witness (1985), Recommendation for Mercy (1975), 37 (2016), Cry Rape (1973). 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: serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: courtroom, murder, courtroom drama, siblings relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, crimes, legal, deadly, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, beverly hills, los angeles, usa
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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, civil rights, rape, racist, jury, interracial relations, clock, african american, hotel, trial, businessman, cross cultural relations ...
Place: texas
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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, secret, husband wife relationship, rapist, family relations, brother in law, rape victim, court, female nudity, trial ...
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85%
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: court, rape, murder, rape accusation, teenager
Place: canada
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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, racism, indifference, loss of innocence, female director, apathy, 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, control, life, publicity, victim, confrontation, reflection, rape, newspaper, courtroom, compassion
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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, mistaken identity, sexual assault, rape victim, confrontation, rapist, victim, humiliation, courtroom, court, aftermath, social problem ...
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76%
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, rape victim, interview, rapist, contemplating suicide, hate, feminism, misogyny, girl, male female relationship, shame ...
Place: africa
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67%
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Share (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After discovering a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember, sixteen-year-old Mandy must try to figure out what happened and how to navigate the escalating fallout.
Plot: rape, high school, 16 year old, female director, pot smoking, repeated scene, party, hardware store, playing a video game, drink, drunkenness, convenience store ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: drunkenness, rape victim, social worker, post traumatic stress, group of friends, college student, rape, courtroom, language barrier, injury, breakup, rapist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, rape victim, understanding, feminist, anger, social injustice, courtroom, defense attorney, sexual assault, victim, humiliation, skepticism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, arrest, male nudity, female nudity, sexual assault, delivery man, trial, divorced divorcee, court, suspect, pubic hair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: rape, ballet, stalker, carjacking, shower, female nudity, gay slur, exploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), air disaster, car theft
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
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62%
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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: rape, revenge, businessman, native american, rape and revenge, countryside, community
Place: bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, taxi, anonymous letter, police station, cop killer, rape, hostage, murder, police, murder investigation, police chase, piano ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Subwave (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: College swimmer Chad Billingsley is his middle class family's pride and joy. After a moody phase of scared denial, he owns up to father, attorney Roger, that Rosalie Frank, the provocatively dressed waitress who attended his frat's last ...
Plot: rape, fire, party, family crisis, court, statutory rape, trial, son, regret, abuse, dormitory, swimming pool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Smell of Honey, a Swallow of Brine (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 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: rape, teasing, swashbuckler, seduction, victim, prison, switchblade, violence, panties, mirror, kiss, telephone call ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, prisoner, spiked drink, female nudity, butcher shop, bare breasts, police officer, police detective, extortion, ransom
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: evil man, murder, psychopath
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, rape and revenge, castration, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, thought provoking, tense, touching ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, rape, research, police station, political activist, sex crime, palestinian, serial rapist, husband wife conflict, women, female director
Place: israel
⇓ 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, political corruption, prison riot, false accusation, helicopter, prison, courtroom, murder, massacre
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Family Nest (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Családi tüzfészek (aka Family Nest) is an intimate portrayal of a family slowly disintegrating under various pressures in late 1970s communist Hungary. The plot of the film is deceptively simple, with the occasional momentous event--including one ...
Plot: rape, large family, hungarian, violence, apartment
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: serial rapist, rapist, rape victim, rape
Place: toronto ontario canada
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52%
Terror in the Night (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fugitive killer posing as a policeman arrests two campers in the Arizona mountains.
Style: based on true events
Plot: rape, killer, tourist, true crime, gun, foot chase, murder, kidnapping, cigarette smoking, camping
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: rape, orgy, stripper, pantyhose, prostitution, sex, topless, lesbianism, moral corruption, nudity (full frontal - brief), apartment, pimp ...
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46%
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: police, murder, black cop, nypd, racism, police investigation, buddy cop, cop killer, police officer, murder investigation, assistant district attorney
Place: new york, san francisco, new orleans
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44%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Daughters of Lesbos (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Exploitative look at a secret club for women where they can go to be with other women.
Style: psychotronic, sexploitation film, cult film, erotic
Plot: hippie, rape, revenge, rape revenge, lesbian sex, female nudity, sexploitation, exploitation, sex, lesbian, lesbianism, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Cries from the Heart (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A drama directed by Michael Switzer.
Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, hopes, misfit, mentally challenged, family relations, power relations, family problems, teachers and students, family in crisis, courtroom drama ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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43%