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Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is convicted of drug dealing, based on the perjured evidence of a police informant. Thrown into a seedy jail, fighting to prove his innocence is diffucult when he has to deal with the realities of prison life, where everyone claims they were framed. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Two cops on the take just made the biggest mistake of their lives. They framed An Innocent Man


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6 October 1989 (USA)  »

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$20,047,604 (USA)
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Trivia

Finnish censorship certificate # 96413 delivered on 8-12-1989. See more »

Goofs

When Jimmy arrives home on the night of the bust, he closes his car door with the window down and then uses his keys to lock the car door. Locking the door using the keys with the window open is not necessary nor is it effective. See more »

Quotes

Butcher, Con: [Jimmie is walking with Virgil in exercise yard after pickup basketball game ends... they pass Butcher and his gang] That's your fuckin' shot, Rainwood.
Jimmie Rainwood: Hey Butcher-man, you still listen to those weight loss tapes?
Butcher, Con: [shakes head] Asshole.
Jimmie Rainwood: [to Virgil] They oughta wire the man's jaw shut.
[Virgil laughs]
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References Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968) See more »

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When the Night Comes
Written by Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance and Diane Warren
Performed by Joe Cocker
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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Excellent
22 March 2002 | by (http://www.cinema-crazed.com) – See all my reviews

I accidentally stumbled upon this while looking for something to watch and I don't regret it. I saw this on a movie channel on cable and man, who knew Tom Selleck could make such a good movie? F. Murray Abraham is excellent as Tom Sellecks Obi-wan, the one who guides him throughout the movie and helps him bust the cops that framed him. Muy Bien!


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