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An Innocent Man (1989)

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 ... See full summary »

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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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Hard Rain  »

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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

The plexiglass piece used to make the shank is obviously much thicker than the rest of the broken window. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Freebery, Head Guard at Prison: I know you did it, Rainwood.
Jimmie Rainwood: I don't know anything... about anything.
Lt. Freebery, Head Guard at Prison: Well, you should know this. I can do anything I want with you in here.
Jimmie Rainwood: That's right, lieutenant. People like you have been doing that for a long time now. It started out with those cops, went on through the trial, and now it's your turn, isn't it? Well, take your fucking turn! I don't give a shit.
Lt. Freebery, Head Guard at Prison: Barlett!
[guard comes in, Freeberry turns to Rainwood]
Lt. Freebery, Head Guard at Prison: Ninety days in the hole. A man like you won't make it. You'll come out of ...
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Connections

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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