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The list contains the best, new and most relevant false accusation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense and interesting films and TV shows about / with false accusation, dishonesty, murder, life is a bitch, crimes, storytelling, friendship, prison, mentor and redemption plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as false accusation: The Shawshank Redemption (1994), The Green Mile (1999), Atonement (2007), Pretty Persuasion (2005), Papillon (1973), The Girl on the Train (2016), Safe Haven (2013), Easy A (2010), Death Race (2008), The Restaurant (1966).
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Papillon
Biography, Crime, Drama
France, USA
151 min.
 8.0
Atonement
Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
UK, France, USA
123 min.
 7.8
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The Commuter
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
France, USA
105 min.
 6.3
The Meg
Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA, China
113 min.
 6.1

List of false accusation movies

The Shawshank Redemption
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, ...
Style: clever, realistic, talky, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: prison, prison escape, freedom, happy ending, false accusation, friendship, human spirit, adaptation, prison life, life sentence, wrongful imprisonment, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, maine, mexico
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 8.5
 952K
The Green Mile
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking, emotional ...
Plot: death row, death penalty, false accusation, sacrifice, philosophy, life philosophy, death sentence, justice, murder, good versus evil, supernatural ability, life & death ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1990s
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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 7.8
 220K
Atonement
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Style: emotional, heartbreaking, touching, realistic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, prejudice, false accusation, love story, siblings relations, wartime, storytelling, sexualized violence, unfulfilled love, love, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Pretty Persuasion
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Style: realistic, dark humor, disturbing, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: manipulation, high school, teenager, teacher, revenge, teachers and students, false accusation, adolescence, dishonesty, stereotypes, sexual harassment, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
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 8.0
 108K
Papillon
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
Style: bleak, captivating, inspirational, tense, suspense ...
Plot: human spirit, prison escape, free spirit, runaway, survival, friendship, unlikely friendships, destiny, false accusation, character study, prison life, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: atlantic ocean, latin america
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The Girl on the Train
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, melancholic, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: train, police investigation, murder mystery, obsession, mental illness, ex husband ex wife relationship, investigation, depression, memory loss, psychology, adultery, life philosophy ...
Place: new york, london
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 6.7
 93K
Safe Haven
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, suspense, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: starting over, abusive husband, single father, haunted by the past, domestic violence, runaway, romance, small town life, love and romance, love, secrets, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, boston, south carolina
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Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Once again set in the oceanfront Florida city of Blue Bay, "Wild Things 3" tells the tale of snobby rich girl Marie Clifton. Although she lives the life of luxury, Marie's distraught over her stepfather not giving her a pair of ...
Style: sexy, serious, surprise ending, suspenseful, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, manipulations, cons and scams, frame up, dangerous attraction, seduction, rape accusation, teenage life, revenge plot, false accusation, betrayal, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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 7.1
 317K
Easy A
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: high school, notoriety, virginity, coming of age, adolescence, lie, teenage love, gossip and rumors, teenager, sexuality, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, florida
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 6.4
 183K
Death Race
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, clever, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chases and races, ex convict, prison, contests and competitions, survival, violence, corruption, betrayal, murder, racing, revenge ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s, year 2012
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The Restaurant
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A great French restaurant's owner, Monsieur Septime (Louis de Funès), is thrust into intrigue and crime, when one of his famous guests disappears.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, feel good, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, false accusation, dishonesty, chase, restaurant owner, boss, crimes, comedy of errors, workplace situations, escapades, abduction, waiter ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france
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 8.3
 2K
Pinocchio
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Story: Amidst a sea of young news reporters competing for the next scoop, Choi In Ha finds herself in a tricky position, as she cannot tell a lie without a dead giveaway: breaking into a violent hiccup. Meanwhile, first-year reporter Choi Dal Po proves his ...
Style: touching, funny, romantic, sentimental, exciting
Plot: acquittal, friendship, false accusation, rivalry, danger, truth, redemption, twists & turns, family relations, fall in love, news reporter, news report ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
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 8.4
 8K
Brigada
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 750 min.
Story: Brigada, also known as Law of the Lawless, is a Russian 15-episode crime mini-series that debuted in 2002. It became very popular, but received mixed reviews due to accusations in aestheticization of violence. The miniseries follows the story of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gang, organized crime, buddies, friendship, crime, criminal heroes, political corruption, gangsters, rivalry, mafia, characters in danger, crime boss ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Dark Night of the Scarecrow
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bubba, an intellectually disabled man, is falsely accused of attacking a young girl. Disguised as a scarecrow, he hides in a cornfield, only to be hunted down and shot by four vigilante men. After they are acquitted due to lack of evidence, the men ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious
Plot: scarecrow, vengeance, mystery, legal action, murder, small town, false accusation, lynch mob, farmer, injustice, righting the wronged, mentally challenged ...
Time: 80s
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 6.1
 1K
Angelique
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Czech Republic, Austria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The incredible destiny of Angélique: a beautiful girl who found in her love for Joffrey Peyrac the strength to fight injustice and submission in a century plagued by power struggles, inequality and the oppression.
Style: stylized, baroque, touching, romantic, compassionate ...
Plot: forced marriage, fall in love, royal court, love and romance, romance, society, tragic love, nobility, intrigue, passion, husband wife relationship, true love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Zero Tolerance
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Johan is a two-fisted Gothenburg cop who finds himself in a shoot-out with jewel robbers. After the smoke has cleared, one robber, shot by his accomplice, and an innocent bystander, are dead. Three witnesses, including Helen, identify thug ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: false accusation, chase, murder, protagonist as suspect, tough law enforcer, urban, crime, chases and races, crimes, police, witness, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden
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 8.3
 226K
The Hunt
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: small town, teacher, child abuse, hunting, children, divorce, guilt, paranoia, false accusation, violence, sexual abuse, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, kindergarten
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 5.7
 584
Salem Falls
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with a troubled past tries to settle down in a small town, finds love and then ends up being the target of a witch hunt.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: small town, false accusation, small town life, injustice, dishonesty, hopes, life is a bitch, bigotry, social relations, starting over, haunted by the past, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
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 6.9
 255
Phoenix 11·23
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the fall of 2004, Eric Bertrand, a 14 years , created a website inspired by "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" to defend the Catalan language. One night, thirty civil guards of anti-terrorist squad Madrid, burst into his home ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: false accusation, teenage life, computers and web, injustice, fighting the system, against the odds, society, youth, life turned upside down, dishonesty, rebellion, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
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Crulic - The Path to Beyond
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Romania, Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An animated feature-length documentary telling the story of the life of Crulic, a 33 year-old Romanian accused of having stolen a wallet from an important Polish judge. Crulic was brought to the Krakow Detention Center Custody prison. He decided to ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: prison, false accusation, injustice, life is a bitch, prison life, confined, false arrest, hospital, innocence, death, foreigner
Place: poland
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 7.1
 1K
Blackbird
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is a film about a troubled teen, Sean Randall, who is falsely accused of planning a Columbine shooting scenario. It all begins when an unlikely bond forms between Sean (Connor Jessup) and a preppy teenage girl named Deanna Roy (Alexia Fast). ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: false accusation, teenage life, small town, life turned upside down, youth, social misfits, small town life, injustice, life is a bitch, misfit, society, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space opera, adventure, star trek, conspiracy, outer space, betrayal, false accusation, murder, spacecraft, assassination, assassin, first contact ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco
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A Stranger in the Kingdom
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Vermont town in the 1950's hires a new minister based on his war record and capable presentation, but then are shocked when he shows up and is a black man. Things go completely wrong for ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, atmospheric, thought provoking
Plot: false accusation, price of justice, racism, courtroom, small town, dishonesty, legal, murder, society, courtroom drama, small town life, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, vermont, quebec
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Girls in Prison
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Framed for the murder of a record company president in 1952 Hollywood, young, aspiring singer Aggie O'Hanlon is sentenced to life in prison and tries to adjust to her life life behind bars in a hellish womens prison where she is befriended by ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: prison, false accusation, hollywood, crime, frame up, prison life, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, anger, lesbian, women's prison ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
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Return to Innocence
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Director Rocky Costanzo's searing legal drama centers on a highly credentialed child psychologist named Glen Erskine (Richard Meese) whose life is shattered when he's accused of sexually assaulting a young boy he's been treating. ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, sexual abuse, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth, redemption, parents and children, custody, dysfunctional family, society, street kid ...
Time: contemporary
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My Cousin Vinny
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, small town, court, courtroom drama, culture clash, murder, justice, mistaken identity, dedicated lawyer, false accusation, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alabama, usa, new york, southern usa, new jersey
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 6.8
 2K
Manslaughter
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A college professor abandons his family and his career in order to champion his mistress, a student radical accused of killing a policeman.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: college, false accusation, injustice, crime, fighting the system, legal, partners, society, unlikely partners, teachers and students, midlife crisis, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark
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The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This drama tells the real-life story of retired schoolteacher Christopher Jefferies who was initially questioned by police as a suspect in the murder of Jo Yeates who rented a flat from him. He was vilified by the press, partly on account of his ...
Style: serious, biting, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: false accusation, media satire, murder, crimes, media, life is a bitch, media coverage, murder suspect, landlord, protagonist as suspect, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After fleeing into the mountains after he is wrongly accused of murder, woodsman "Grizzly Adams" discovers an uncanny bond to the indigenous wildlife of the region after rescuing an orphaned grizzly bear cub whom he adopts and calls ...
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, false accusation, wilderness, animal life, chases and races, danger, dishonesty, escapades, grizzly bear, heroes, escape, wildlife ...
Time: 70s
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Fifteen Scaffolds for the Killer
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Unjustly accused of the murder of three women, the members of two rival gangs are joined to survive to the hunting that the whole town is making. Running away, they reach an abandoned fort in which the attempt to fend off attacks from the group that ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military base, false accusation, old west, chases and races, crimes, bounty hunter, gang, clergy, chase, pastor, gangsters, murder ...
Time: 19th century
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