Most Popular "Acquittal" Titles
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1. Fracture (2007)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An attorney, intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.
Votes: 141,452 | Gross: $39.00M
2. Sleepers (1996)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge.
Votes: 156,053 | Gross: $53.30M
3. Animal Kingdom (2010)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.
Votes: 46,206 | Gross: $1.04M
4. Presumed Innocent (1990)
R | 127 min | Mystery, Thriller
Carolyn Polhemus, an up-and-comer in the Kindle County D.A.'s Office, is found viciously murdered in her home. Immediately her boss, D.A. Raymond Horgan and his chief deputy, Rusty Sabich ... See full summary »
Votes: 29,686 | Gross: $86.30M
5. O.J.: Made in America (2016)
467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
It is the defining cultural tale of modern America - a saga of race, celebrity, media, violence, and the criminal justice system. And two decades after its unforgettable climax, it continues to fascinate, polarize, and develop new chapters.
6. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
A writer meets a young socialite on board a train. The two fall in love and are married soon after, but her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of both them and everyone else around them.
8. Three Colors: Red (1994)
R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Final entry in a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society concerns a model who discovers her neighbour is keen on invading people's privacy.
Votes: 64,804 | Gross: $4.04M
10. Ernest & Celestine (2012)
PG | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime
The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine.
Votes: 12,379 | Gross: $0.07M
11. A Cry in the Dark (1988)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama
A mother whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in the Australian outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.
Votes: 6,980 | Gross: $6.91M
15. Johnny Belinda (1948)
Unrated | 102 min | Drama
In post-war Cape Breton, a doctor's efforts to tutor a deaf/mute woman are undermined when she is raped, and the resulting pregnancy causes scandal to swirl.
17. My Straight Son (2012)
114 min | Drama, Romance
The story of Diego, a young and successful photographer that lives in the glamorous world of fashion, shallowness and excess. A tragic accident turns his world around; his partner is now in... See full summary »
18. The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder at Road Hill House (2011 TV Movie)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Based on true events. Scotland Yard Detective Inspector Jack Whicher is sent to rural Wiltshire to investigate the horrific murder of a three-year-old boy.
19. Madame Bovary (1949)
Passed | 114 min | Drama, Romance
A provincial doctor's wife's romantic illusions about life and social status lead her to betray her naive husband, take on lovers and run up ruinous debts.
20. Prisoners of the Sun (1990)
R | 108 min | Drama, War
The island of Ambon in Indonesia, 1945. During the War, the number of Australian POWs on the island had dropped from 1100 to less than 300 due to abuses by their Japanese captors. Capt. ... See full summary »
21. Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, History
The unclear and complicate twists between governal powers, independentist party and Mafia in the Sicily of the '40s culminate with the death of Salvatore Giuliano.
22. The Lady and the Duke (2001)
PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, History, Romance
During the French Revolution, a Scottish aristocrat and her former lover, the Duke of Orleans, find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict.
Votes: 2,099 | Gross: $0.33M
23. The File on Thelma Jordon (1950)
Passed | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The Assistant DA falls for mysterious Thelma when she seeks help solving robberies of her aunt's estate. He is suspicious of her, but weakened as he is love-stuck.
24. Service (2008)
R | 87 min | Drama, Romance
A drama that follows the travails of the Pineda family in the Filipino city of Angeles. Bigamy, unwanted pregnancy, possible incest and bothersome skin irritations are all part of their ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,124 | Gross: $0.06M
25. Love Is My Profession (1958)
105 min | Drama, Crime, Romance
Married French lawyer Andre defends succesfully the case of Yvette, who committed a robbery. He falls in love with her, but she isn't true to him.
26. Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Sent to a dude ranch in the west to recover her health, a New York actress falls in love with a ranch owner recently acquitted of the murder of his wife.
27. The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till (2005)
PG-13 | 70 min | Documentary, Biography
Never-before-seen testimony is included in this documentary on Emmett Louis Till, who, in 1955, was brutally murdered after he whistled at a white woman.
Votes: 325 | Gross: $0.20M
28. Shankarabharanam (1979)
143 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
The story of a rare and exceptional bond between the master of classical music Sankara Sastry and his admirer Tulasi, a woman from a family of prostitutes.
29. Therese (1962)
109 min | Drama
After Thérèse is acquitted of trying to poison her husband, Bernard Desqueyroux, she recalls the events that lead to her being charged. At the beginning of her marriage to Bernard, the only... See full summary »
30. Nandha (2001)
Nandha kills his father in the confusion that follows when his mother discovers her husband's philandering. Nandha is packed off to juvenile prison, leaving behind his deaf and dumb mother ... See full summary »
31. Gebürtig (2002)
110 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A holocaust survivor now living as a respected writer in Manhattan is the only person who can identify a suspected Nazi back in his native Austria. When a beautiful reporter eager for a ... See full summary »
32. My Sin (1931)
Passed | 80 min | Drama
In Panama, notorious nightclub hostess Carlotta kills a man in self-defense and is arrested for murder. Defending her at her trial is Dick Grady, a lawyer who has wasted his talent on ... See full summary »
33. Father (1990)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, War
On a TV tabloid show, Iya Zetnick exposes Joe Mueller as the Nazi war criminal who killed her family. Mueller is arrested, but prevails in a trial. Zetnick breaks into his house, and kills ... See full summary »
35. In All Innocence (1998)
101 min | Drama, Crime, Romance
Cécile and Samira can't pay their expensive Paris rent. Walking down the street the two girls see an art gallery reception and finesse their way in. In attendance are Michel Farnèse, a very... See full summary »
37. In Quiet Night (1998)
100 min | Drama
A thriller about a man, Dr Wolcott, who is wrongfully acquitted of charges that he molested his daughter, Dinah. The deputy district attorney, Joey, takes Dinah with her seeking refuge from... See full summary »
38. Klondike (1932)
Passed | 68 min | Adventure, Drama
Dr. Robert Cromwell performs a delicate operation, that has never been done before, and the patient dies. Charged with malpractice and manslaughter, his trial is national news but the jury ... See full summary »
39. I Loved a Woman (1933)
90 min | Drama, Romance
Art student John Hayden interrupts his studies in Greece to head his father's meat packing business on his father's death. He marries social climber Martha who taunts him for his ideals ... See full summary »
40. Smooth as Silk (1946)
Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An attorney, engaged to an actress, gains acquittal for a wealthy playboy accused of manslaughter. The actress, anxious to play the lead in a production backed by the uncle of the playboy, ... See full summary »
42. A Matter of Minutes (1959)
106 min | Drama
Dorothea Angermann the daughter of a clergyman is accused of the murder of her husband, a brutal man that she was obliged to marry because she was pregnant and he was the father of the baby.
43. Romance of the Redwoods (1939)
Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
June Martin is a dishwasher in a California logging camp boarding house. Steve Blake fights Jed Malone for her and loses, thus casting suspicion on himself when Malone dies under cloudy circumstances.
45. The Naked and the Wicked (1951)
90 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Using actor's names as they differ in the dubbed-versions: Carla del Poggio is the wistful companion of opera star Madam Stefania Monti. Carla soon learns that Madam's accompanist, ... See full summary »
46. Kreytserova sonata (1987)
158 min | Drama, Romance
During a discussion about love and marriage on a train, Poznyshev (Oleg Yankovsky) announces that he murdered his wife. He then begins to tell another passenger his story and the ... See full summary »
48. At the Stroke of Twelve (1941)
20 min | Short, Drama
This entry in Warner's "Broadway Brevity" series of shorts is based on Damon Runyon's short story, "The Old Doll's House". Racketeer Lance McGowan, on the night he has decided to go ... See full summary »
L.A. Law (1986–1994)
Blood, Sweat and Fears
Kuzak uses new evidence and a testimony by a very hostile witness to plead for a new trial for Earl Williams. Meanwhile, Victor defends Dr. Michael Dayan, a surgeon being sued for wrongful ... See full summary »
Picket Fences (1992–1996)
Changing of the Guard
Crime, Drama, Family
Sheriff Brock asks Laurie Bey to help him, Maxine, and Kenny look for Mayor Ed Lawson who's missing and wanted in connection to a murder, while Jill and the rest of the town begin the ... See full summary »