Most Popular "False Confession" Titles
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1. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.
2. Zodiac (2007)
R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.
3. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
4. The Reader (2008)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
5. Mildred Pierce (1945)
Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After her cheating husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful, but cannot seem to win the approval of her spoiled daughter.
6. The Name of the Rose (1986)
R | 130 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An intellectually nonconformist monk investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.
7. The Pledge (I) (2001)
R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A retiring police chief pledges to catch the killer of a young child.
9. 1900 (1976)
R | 317 min | Drama
Set in Italy, the film follows the lives and interactions of two boys/men, one born a bastard of peasant stock (Depardieu), the other born to a land owner (de Niro). The drama spans from ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
A horrific triple child murder leads to an indictment and trial of three nonconformist boys based on questionable evidence.
11. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.
12. Just Cause (1995)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after 25 years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.
13. Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974 (2009 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A rookie Yorkshire journalist sets out to solve the case of a child murderer.
14. Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011)
Not Rated | 121 min | Documentary
A further followup of the case of the West Memphis Three and the decades long fight to exonerate them that finally gained traction with new DNA evidence.
15. House of D (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
By working through problems stemming from his past, Tom Warshaw, an American artist living in Paris, begins to discover who he really is, and returns to his home to reconcile with his family and friends.
16. Death and the Maiden (1994)
R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
17. Female Trouble (1974)
NC-17 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime
A spoiled school-girl runs away from home, gets pregnant while hitch-hiking, and ends up as a fashion model for a pair of beauticians who like to photograph women committing crimes.
18. Submarino (2010)
105 min | Drama
Two brothers meet at their mother's funeral, each in his way on a path of self-destruction, both haunted by a tragedy in their youth.
19. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.
20. Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980 (2009 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A team of investigators attempt to stop a serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper from claiming his next victim, but uncover something far more terrifying.
21. Jack the Ripper (1988– )
190 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the queen.
22. Brother's Keeper (1992)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
This documentary by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky details the murder trial of Delbert Ward. Delbert was a member of a family of four elderly brothers, working as semi-literate farmers ... See full summary »
24. The Central Park Five (2012)
Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary
A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.
25. Paradise Lost 2: Revelations (2000 TV Movie)
Unrated | 130 min | Documentary
The case of the West Memphis Three, its questionable circumstances and the parties involved are followed up years later.
26. Send Me No Flowers (1964)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
A hypochondriac thinks he's dying this time, and makes plans for his wife which she discovers and misunderstands.
27. Murder on a Sunday Morning (2001)
111 min | Crime, Documentary
Oscar-winning documentary that documents a murder trial in which a 15-year-old African-American is wrongfully accused of a 2000 murder in Jacksonville, Florida.
29. Absolution (1978)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
At a Catholic public school, Benjamin Stanfield is tired of being the teacher's pet and decides to play a practical joke on his form master Father Goddard. In confession, Stanfield tells ... See full summary »
30. A Killer Among Friends (1992 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama
The film tells why a girl was killed by two of her best friends.
32. Things Change (1988)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Gino, an Italian-American shoe-shiner with a remarkable similarity to a certain mafia don, is paid to take the rap for a murder. Jerry, a two-bit gangster on probation, is given a chance ... See full summary »
33. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
Quasimodo, the hunchback bellringer of Notre Dame's cathedral meets a beautiful gypsy dancer, Esmeralda, and falls in love with her. So does Quasimodo's guardian, the archdeacon of the ... See full summary »
34. Winter of Frozen Dreams (2009)
R | 92 min | Crime, Thriller
Barbara Hoffman is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling has to do is prove it.
35. Namak Haraam (1973)
146 min | Drama
Somnath (Somu) lives in a shanty house in a Delhi slum with his widowed mom, and unmarried sister, Sarla. He is friendly with Calcutta-based wealthy Vikram (Vicky) Maharaj. When Vicky's dad... See full summary »
Writers: Biresh Chatterjee, Gulzar, D.N. Mukherjee, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Chandra Kanta Singh, Mohini N. Sippy | Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Simi Garewal, Rekha
36. The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
73 min | Mystery
Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of a prominent and much-hated collector whose broken Chinese vase provides an important clue.
37. Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage (1986 TV Movie)
102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Faced with two false confessions and numerous suspects after a despised civil magistrate is found shot in the local vicarage, Detective Inspector Slack reluctantly accepts help from Miss Marple.
38. Garde à vue (1981)
86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A police inspector, suspecting an attorney of two child sex murders, has him held for a questioning session that goes on for hours.
39. Parting Shots (1998)
99 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
After learning he is dying from cancer an failed photographer illegally buys a pistol and decides to go vigilante and get his revenge on all those who have made his life a misery.
40. Accomplices (2009)
93 min | Crime
Both detectives on a sickening murder case struggle with being alone and childless in their 40s. As they investigate the young man found beaten and strangled to death, platonic friends ... See full summary »
41. The School Girls (1970)
90 min | Drama
Mockumentary about German schoolgirls openly talking about their scandalous sexual experiences. Some of these are illustrated through inserted vignettes. Also, a street reporter asks actual common folk about their views on sex.
42. Three Came Home (1950)
Approved | 106 min | War, Drama
The true story of Agnes Newton Keith's imprisonment in several Japanese prisoner-of-war camps from 1941 to the end of WWII. Separated from her husband and with a young son to care for she ... See full summary »
43. Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime
A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves bungle the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce.
44. No Way Out (1950)
Approved | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A black doctor is assigned to treat two racist White, robbery suspects who are brothers, and when one dies, it causes tension that could start a race riot.
45. Al Capone (1959)
Approved | 104 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
This factual biography of gang lord Al Capone follows his rise and fall in Chicago gangdom during the Prohibition era.
46. Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (1984)
R | 93 min | Mystery, Thriller
The owner of a prestigious New York ballet school teams up with a male model to solve a series of bizarre murders of a few of the students.
47. A Woman's Secret (1949)
Approved | 84 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Susan is in the hospital with a bullet near her heart. Marian has told the police that she shot Susan in a rage as Susan was giving up singing. Marian and Luke found Susan when she was a ... See full summary »
48. Safe in Hell (1931)
Passed | 73 min | Drama
After accidentally killing the man who raped her and forced her into prostitution, a New Orleans woman flees to a Caribbean island. While she awaits her fiancé, the vicious local police chief sets his sights on her.
49. The Night of the Sunflowers (2006)
123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
While a speleologist is exploring a cave near a village in the north of Spain, his girlfriend is attacked in the nearby woods. His reaction leads to a tragic chain of events.
50. The Cheat (1915)
Not Rated | 59 min | Drama
A venal, spoiled stockbroker's wife impulsively embezzles $10,000 from the charity she chairs and desperately turns to a Burmese ivory trader to replace the stolen money.