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 <email@example.com>
Two cops on the take just made the biggest mistake of their lives. They framed An Innocent Man
Did You Know?
While the prison gym scene was being shot at Norwood High School in Norwood, Ohio, the school was conducting baby swimming classes next door at the connected high school annex. See more
When Rainwood stabs the other inmate with the Plexiglas shank, he supposedly breaks off the handle. Yet, the pointed end is seen when Rainwood swings the shank to the side. In a later shot, the pointed end is missing. See more
[Jimmie visits Virgil in the prison welding shop
Hey! How did you get my pass set up?
Works around the joint. We do things for each other. Listen, somebody's gotta give you the game or you're fucked. It's simple in here. An insane place with insane rules. It all ends up being logical. If you're white, you hang white. Otherwise, the niggers are gonna eat you alive.
[Rainwood hangs head in disinterest
You're not listening to me! Civil rights, brotherly love, all that shit, that gets left at the ...
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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 See more