False accusation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant false accusation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, intense, suspense, interesting and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with false accusation, dishonesty, vengeance, mentor, justice, revenge, corruption, storytelling, life is a bitch and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as false accusation: The Green Mile (1999), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), The Hunt (2012), The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), Conviction (2010), The Negotiator (1998), Atonement (2007), Double Jeopardy (1999), The Next Three Days (2010), The Bedroom Window (1987).

List of false accusation movies

 8.6
 1.0M
The Green Mile (1999)
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: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: death row, prison, life philosophy, supernatural ability, prison life, human nature, false accusation, supernatural, healing power, justice, confined, convict ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1990s
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
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: captivating, touching, uplifting, clever, serious ...
Plot: prison, human spirit, freedom, life is a bitch, prison life, false accusation, life sentence, corruption, confined, survival, criminal heroes, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, pacific ocean, mexico, maine
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 8.3
 247K
The Hunt (2012)
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, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: false accusation, pedophile, injustice, life turned upside down, small town life, gossip and rumors, pedophilia, social relations, family relations, society, teacher, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, kindergarten
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, Switzerland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, treasure, secret, false accusation, prison, vengeance, confined, treason, adventure, mentor, convict, frame up ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, paris france
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 7.2
 40K
Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: touching, sincere, based on true events, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: false accusation, legal action, convict, injustice, fighting the system, lawyer, hopes, prison, life is a bitch, legal, investigation, trial ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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 7.3
 123K
The Negotiator (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, intellectual, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, hostage, frame up, police corruption, corruption, police, uncover truth, innocence, swat, conspiracy, hostages, murder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.8
 231K
Atonement (2007)
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, touching, realistic, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, unfulfilled love, world war two, forbidden love, life is a bitch, nurse, false accusation, tragic love, love and romance, siblings relations, lovers apart, letter ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: england, london, europe
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Double Jeopardy (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: false accusation, prison, faked death, sailboat, betrayal, crime, vengeance, manhunt, chases and races, presumed dead, crimes, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, georgia, san francisco
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The Next Three Days (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, emotional, clever, realistic ...
Plot: daring rescue, family relations, life turned upside down, false accusation, evidence, injustice, confined, freedom, resourceful, determination, peril, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, venezuela, haiti, canada, pittsburgh
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The Bedroom Window (1987)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Terry Lambert is sleeping with Sylvia, the wife of his boss. One night, while in Terry's apartment, Sylvia witnesses a man assault a young woman, Denise, on the road below. Not wanting to reveal her affair with Terry, she keeps quiet. Terry ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: rapist, false accusation, legal, investigation, serial killer, infidelity, police investigation, murder, mind game, femme fatale, danger, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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 8.5
 4K
Healer (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kim Moon Ho is a successful reporter at a mainstream news station, but when he stumbles upon a 10-year-old mystery, he's forced to dive into a subversive underground news agency. On his journey to break open the case, Moon Ho teams up with Chae ...
Style: exciting, romantic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, investigation, reporter, hacker, rescue, false accusation, dating, lost child, political intrigue, self sacrifice, romance, journalist ...
Place: korea
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Bangkok Hilton (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The story of Kat Stanton (Kidman), an Australian woman searching for her father who, whilst travelling back from London to Australia via Thailand, makes friends with Arkie Ragan (Ehlers), a photographer. Kat is tricked into carrying some luggage ...
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, realistic
Plot: prison, false accusation, heroin, smuggling, interracial relations, betrayal, injustice, prison life, escape, father, life is a bitch, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: thailand, asia, england, london, australia ...
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The Count of Monte Cristo (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 382 min.
Story: After nearly 20 years in prison, Edmond Dantes escapes the fortress Chateau d'If. He returns as the Count of Monte Cristo and recognizes that his love Mercedes has married another man. Now, he is only driven by revenge on the people who falsely ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: treasure, false accusation, betrayal, millionaire, convict, revenge, haunted by the past, dishonesty, aristocracy, suffering, undercover, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france, paris france, marseille provence
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The Life of David Gale (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Spain
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.
Style: surprise ending, thought provoking, psychological, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: fighting the system, intern, death row, false accusation, murder, suicide, activist, who done it, professor, reporter, journalist, death penalty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, italy, austin texas, houston texas ...
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Pretty Persuasion (2005)
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: dark humor, realistic, biting, cynical, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, false accusation, sexual harassment, rejection, lifestyle, teachers and students, dishonesty, manipulation, high school life, adolescence, teenager, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, campus
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 7.2
 294K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, corruption, frame up, fbi, master warrior, false accusation, on the run, patriotism, cover up, one man army, senator, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky, washington d.c., philadelphia, u.s. capitol building ...
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The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspense, tricky
Plot: uncover truth, interrogation, death, trial, false accusation, female lawyer, judge, suspect, corpse, murder suspect, lawyer, confession of crime ...
Place: spain, barcelona spain
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 5.8
 15K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, false accusation, journalism, crimes, teenage life, revenge, stalking, erotic thriller, fatal attraction ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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 6.2
 3K
Breakout (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bush pilot is hired for $250,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.
Style: suspenseful, light, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, false accusation, fugitives, chase, manhunt, danger, escape, rescue, adventure, captivity, prison life, warden ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
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The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Mikael Blomkvist, publisher of Millennium magazine, has made his living exposing the crooked and corrupt practices of establishment Swedish figures. So when a young journalist approaches him with a meticulously researched thesis about sex ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, hacker, murder, dishonesty, friendship, cover up, false accusation, crime, journalism, journalist, uncover truth, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
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My Name Is Khan (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Rizwan Khan, a Muslim from the Borivali section of Mumbai, has Asperger's syndrome. He marries a Hindu single mother, Mandira, in San Francisco. After 9/11, Rizwan is detained by authorities at LAX who treat him as a terrorist because of his ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, sentimental, inspirational ...
Plot: muslim, islam, false accusation, autism, mental illness, journey, prejudice, racism, true love, optimism, hopes, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, india
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Interrogation (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Stalinist Poland, cabaret singer Tonia decides to spend the evening drinking with a group of friends. The next morning, she awakes to find that, for reasons unknown to her, she has been jailed as a political prisoner. As prison officials ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, bleak, serious
Plot: false accusation, prison, prison life, dishonesty, totalitarianism, injustice, society, confined, life is a bitch, rebellion, polish, political corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: poland, europe, eastern europe
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 6.4
 29K
Compliance (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sandra is the manager at a fast-food restaurant, and Becky is her teenaged counter girl who really needs the job. One stressful day, a police officer telephones and accuses Becky of stealing money from a customer’s purse, which Becky vehemently ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: manipulation, false accusation, telephone call, human nature, dishonesty, power relations, moral dilemma, boss and employee, theft, confined, workplace situations, sexual humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, new jersey, canada
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Zero Tolerance (1999)
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: chase, false accusation, murder, threat, robbery, police officer, witness, police, revenge, city, urban, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden
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 7.6
 87K
The Hurricane (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.
Style: thought provoking, touching, factual, inspirational, sincere ...
Plot: prison, boxing, false accusation, racism, courtroom, friendship, freedom, prison life, fighting the system, injustice, prejudice, discrimination ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: new jersey, toronto ontario canada, canada
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The Girl on the Train (2016)
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: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: memory loss, police investigation, train, obsession, psychology, psychiatrist, depression, mental illness, violence against women, false accusation, infidelity, cheating wife ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa, london
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 7.0
 237K
Non-Stop (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New ...
Style: exciting, tense, rough, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, air disaster, danger, save the day, pilot, hostages, false accusation, deadly, conspiracy, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, london
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 8.0
 114K
Papillon (1973)
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, tense, captivating, inspirational, suspense ...
Plot: prison, prison escape, human spirit, prison life, criminal heroes, false accusation, escape attempt, life is a bitch, low lives, hopes, life sentence, imprisonment ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1940s
Place: atlantic ocean, latin america
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 8.6
 17K
Monster (2004)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Kenzou Tenma, a Japanese brain surgeon in Germany, finds his life in utter turmoil after getting involved with a psychopath that was once a former patient.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: doctor, track down, murder, moral dilemma, mastermind, hospital, false accusation, guilt, protagonist as suspect, society, investigator, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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Student Seduction (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Christie Dawson always wanted to be the "cool" teacher. But her world is shaken up after a pupil's crush spirals out of control and he sexually assaults her. Suddenly, her colleagues, neighbors and even her hubby are wondering whether ...
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: false accusation, teachers and students, hardcase students, sexual assault, high school, righting the wronged, power relations, dishonesty, youth, legal, injustice, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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