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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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Peter Feldman
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Terry Golden ...
Felix
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Thomas B. Kackert ...
Dove
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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

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 »

Goofs

After he gets out of jail, Jimmie Rainwood's wife makes him a cup of tea. It faces different directions in different shots after he puts it down on the bookcase. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Freebery, Head Guard at Prison: [at infirmary after Jimmie is beaten by Jingles and his thugs... upon seeing Rainwood in bed] Oh, man. Rainwood, why don't you do yourself and everyone else some good here. Give me their names. I'll make sure they don't bother you anymore.
Jimmie Rainwood: [weakly] I fell.
Lt. Freebery, Head Guard at Prison: You need some help in here. It's pretty obvious.
Jimmie Rainwood: I might be new, but I know how some things work around here.
Lt. Freebery, Head Guard at Prison: [sighs] Fine. You want to be known as a stand-up guy? Fine.
Jimmie Rainwood: I fell.
Lt. Freebery, Head Guard at Prison: When you get out of here, you're going to segregation for 15 days. ...
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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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