MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 14,866 this week

My Son Is Innocent (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  6 May 1996 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 190 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 1 critic

After a brutal nighttime attack on a woman alone in her suburban home, police investigators zero in on teenager Eric Sutter. When the victim identifies Sutter as her attacker, the legal ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (teleplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 194 titles
created 07 Mar 2013
 
list image
a list of 119 titles
created 25 Aug 2013
 
a list of 79 titles
created 05 Sep 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: My Son Is Innocent (TV Movie 1996)

My Son Is Innocent (TV Movie 1996) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of My Son Is Innocent.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A Gainesville Florida auto upholsterer (Giamatti) attempts to subvert his mundane life by training a wild, red-tailed hawk.

Director: Julian Goldberger
Stars: Paul Giamatti, Michelle Williams, Michael Pitt
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two best friends grow up on the Isle of Wight and in Brighton in the 1970s and 1980s.

Director: Sandra Goldbacher
Stars: Anna Friel, Michelle Williams, Ella Jones
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A drama that investigates anxiety and disillusionment in America.

Director: Wim Wenders
Stars: Michelle Williams, John Diehl, Wendell Pierce
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The Travis family façade is destroyed by an event incomprehensible to them -- an event which will open locked doors and finally reveal the secrets that have haunted them for decades.

Director: Dan Harris
Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Jeff Daniels, Emile Hirsch
If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Movie 2000)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Trio of stories about lesbian couples in three different decades.

Directors: Jane Anderson, Martha Coolidge, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Marian Seldes, Paul Giamatti
Dick (1999)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Story of two girls who wander away from a White House tour and meet President Nixon.

Director: Andrew Fleming
Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams, Dan Hedaya
Harvest of Fire (TV Movie 1996)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A female FBI agent comes to a distrustful Amish community to investigate a multiple building arson incident.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Stars: Lolita Davidovich, J.A. Preston, Jean Louisa Kelly
The Baxter (2005)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In the style of a Howard Hawks comedy, Baxter follows the twists and turns of a young man's life during the two weeks before his wedding.

Director: Michael Showalter
Stars: Michael Showalter, Elizabeth Banks, Peter Dinklage
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Natalie Portman, Michelle Williams
Raising Caines (TV Series 1995)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Mum and Dad raising kids in the modern world.

Stars: Judge Reinhold, Mel Harris, Christopher Petrosino
The Ultimate Sin (TV Movie 2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In God's Country is a modern day story of slavery. Young women ignored by the police and protected by "freedom of religion" are trapped in polygamous communities scattered throughout North ... See full summary »

Director: John L'Ecuyer
Stars: Kelly Rowan, Richard Burgi, Martha MacIsaac
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

This is the fact-based made-for-TV movie of Laurie Kellog, who was accused of the murder of her husband Bruce in May 1992, told in flashbacks while she's waiting for her judgment. When she ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Toshiyuki Uno
Stars: Gregory Harrison, Jennie Garth, Steven Keats
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Margaret Sutter
...
Eric Sutter
...
David Harbin
...
Det. Carver
...
Det. Mendoza
...
Joann Brodsky
...
Hennessey
...
Niles Brokaw
...
Lisa Eubanks
...
Donna
...
Paediatrician
Michael Greene
...
Dan Pendleton
Charles Kahlenberg ...
Trial Judge
Cynthia Jordan ...
Female Customer
Edit

Storyline

After a brutal nighttime attack on a woman alone in her suburban home, police investigators zero in on teenager Eric Sutter. When the victim identifies Sutter as her attacker, the legal system closes in on the boy as friends, neighbors and the media turn against him. Only through the dogged determination of his mother, and her loyal boyfriend does Eric and the victim have a chance for justice to be served. Written by Sean Parlaman <seanpar@efn.org>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 May 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Geschändet - Ein Sohn unter Verdacht  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great film about a very persistent woman who fights for justice to clear her son's name
25 October 2006 | by (Cork, Ireland) – See all my reviews

This is a powerful drama based on real life events. Maggie Stutter is shocked when her teenage son Eric is incriminated for the brutal assault of a neighbour. Even more so when he is actually convicted of the crime. She sets out to clear her son's name with the help of top lawyer Dan Pendleton. Her job as a pediatrician's assistant becomes jeopardised in the ensuing turmoil. It also affects both Maggie's relationship with her long-suffering boyfriend and that of her son with his girlfriend Donna, played by Michelle Williams of Dawson's Creek fame. As the film develops the 'good cop, bad cop' method of investigating the case takes on more sinister proportions. With the District Attourney under pressure to provide a conviction, the victim is persuaded by the police to give eye-witness testimony in an effort to convict Eric. This provides the basis for the prosecution's case and is a shocking example of how power can be abused.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How Ironic! elwyn5150
Where can I get it? Prettylittlelie
good movie mdtracie
Looking for the soundtrack thomas-1290
UK Showing Fri 25 June 2010, 4pm - 6pm on FIVE USA janturner007
Discuss My Son Is Innocent (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?