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Wrongfully Accused (1998)

Ryan Harrison is framed for murder and must prove himself innocent by finding a mysterious one-eyed, one-armed, one-legged man after escaping from a bus accident on the way to jail.

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Lauren Goodhue (as Kelly Le Brock)
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Cass Lake
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Hibbing Goodhue
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Doctor Fridley
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Sir Robert McKintyre
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Storyline

Ryan Harrison, a violin god, superstar and sex symbol does not want to cheat on sexy Lauren Goodhue's husband with her. Shortly after that Mr. Goodhue is found murdered and Ryan suddenly finds himself being the main suspect. After being sentenced to death he manages to flee while being transferred to his execution site. Now, all the world is after him as he stumbles from one unfortunate incident to the next in order to find the real murderer. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Somewhere in the naked city lurks a one-armed, one-legged, one-eyed man responsible for the murder for which Ryan Harrison has been wrongfully accused. To find him, all Ryan needs is a clue. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sex-related humor and language | See all certifications »

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21 August 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Acusado sin razón  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

DEM 2,671,907 (Germany) (24 July 1998)

Gross:

$9,604,029 (USA) (9 October 1998)
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Trivia

Both Leslie Nielsen and Richard Crenna were born on the same year, 1926. See more »

Goofs

A member of the crew is reflected in the car door when Falls gets out of his car in front of the hospital. See more »

Quotes

[wearing a white lab coat, Harrison enters a deserted hospital emergency room when suddenly, injured people pour into the area from all directions]
Paramedic #1: [voice] A volcano has erupted!
Paramedic #2: [voice] Tornado!
Paramedic: [voice] Earthquake!
Patient: [voice] El Nino!
Man: [voice] Herpies!
Hospital Visitor: [voice] An ocean liner just hit an iceburg!
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Crazy Credits

Winning lottery numbers... 13-86-61-11-5-8 See more »

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Referenced in Wrongfully Accused: Featurette (1998) See more »

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Machine Gun Jig
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Featuring: Bruce Dukov - Fiddle
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A Fun Movie For Film Buffs
28 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Since "The Fugitive" is one of my all-time favorites, this takeoff on it was fun and enjoyable for me to watch. Hey, sometimes it's best to laugh at ourselves and the things we like. For much of it, this movie was laugh-out-loud funny.

It helped not only to know "The Fugitive" story well but also "North By Northwest," "Casablanca" "Titantic," and many, many other films, both classic and modern-day. The more familiar you are with movies, the more of these "inside" jokes are going to make you laugh.

Being a movie buff, a lot of these gags connected and made me really have a good time watching this Leslie Nielsen farce. Be warned, parents: this is not a family comedy. There are tons of sexual innuendos, so typical of today's comedies.


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