MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 16,099 this week

Presumed Guilty (2008)
"Presunto culpable" (original title)

8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 1,111 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 11 critic

Two young Mexican attorneys attempt to exonerate a wrongly convicted man by making a documentary. In the process, they expose the contradictions of a judicial system that presumes suspects guilty until proven innocent.

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 23 Apr 2011
 
a list of 43 titles
created 24 Mar 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 08 Apr 2012
 
a list of 42 titles
created 26 May 2013
 
a list of 37 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Presumed Guilty" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Presumed Guilty (2008)

Presumed Guilty (2008) on IMDb 8.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Presumed Guilty.
5 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

National Dream is a film about Mexico and the World Soccer Cup. The documentary s dramatic recounting of soccer history is like a time machine that goes from 1928 to 2012. Throughout the ... See full summary »

Director: Olallo Rubio
Stars: Javier Aguirre, Carlos Albert, Cuauhtémoc Blanco
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A "rockumentary" about the Mexican Band Molotov and the political, social and financial context where the band is born and developed.

Director: Olallo Rubio
Stars: Sergio Arau, Paco Ayala, Randy Ebright
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Bobby McLoughlin is the adopted child of Harold and Mary Hohne. He's a problem child, so when he is accused of a murder he didn't commit, he is soon recognized guilty. After a moment of ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Wendkos
Stars: Martin Sheen, Caroline Kava, James Handy
Documentary | History | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A documentary on some of contemporary Mexico's most iconic artists and performers.

Director: Duncan Bridgeman
Stars: Diego Luna, Kinky, Lila Downs
Herod's Law (1999)
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.

Director: Luis Estrada
Stars: Damián Alcázar, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Delia Casanova
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Olallo Rubio
Stars: Johnny Gerland
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In 1994, Mexico's ruling party's presidential candidate is brutally murdered. Nobody knows who's behind this event, it all points to a conspiracy. Andrés Vázquez, an intelligence expert, is commissioned to lead a secret investigation.

Director: Carlos Bolado
Stars: José María Yazpik, Emiliano Carrillo, Kate del Castillo
Pastorela (2011)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Agent Jesus Juarez (aka Chucho) has always played the Devil in his town's Nativity Play. This Christmas, when the new pastor of the church recasts the role, the two men engage in a battle between good and evil.

Director: Emilio Portes
Stars: Joaquín Cosio, Carlos Cobos, Eduardo España
Nicotina (2003)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A real-time dark comedy about a science geek who tangles with a clutch of Russian gangsters after he delivers them the wrong computer disk.

Director: Hugo Rodríguez
Stars: Diego Luna, Marta Belaustegui, Rosa María Bianchi
Burned II (2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Dale Jeter
Stars: Robert Brill, Chaz Close, Kattie Kingsley
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Jessie Weston is an ex-con recently released from prison after serving two years for auto theft. He is welcomed back into his small California down by his best friend Dillion and his older ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence L. Simeone
Stars: Jack Vogel, Holly Floria, Wayne Zanelotti
¡De panzazo! (2012)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Directors: Juan Carlos Rulfo, Carlos Loret de Mola
Stars: Carlos Loret de Mola, Denise Dresser, Elba Esther Gordillo
Edit

Storyline

Two young Mexican attorneys attempt to exonerate a wrongly convicted man by making a documentary. In the process, they expose the contradictions of a judicial system that presumes suspects guilty until proven innocent.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 February 2011 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

A bűnösség vélelme  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A documentary that everyone in Mexico (and other countries) should see
6 March 2011 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

This film is an eye-opener about a sad reality in my country, the unjust and corrupted conviction system.

The documentary follows the case of Toño, a flea market computer technician that happened to have the bad luck of being picked by the police as guilty of murdering a man who he didn't even meet. From that moment his life and his family's becomes a living hell because in Mexico you need to prove your innocence, so you're guilty until proved otherwise. So he's convicted for 20 years and now a couple of young lawyers take on the mission of helping him get his freedom and record all the re-trial process.

IMHO, it's the kind of important film not to be missed, and most important, to take action and demand that several reforms must be made.


33 of 36 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Only 8% in Mexico have seen it pillix
How did Antonio's girlfriend get pregnant when he was incarcerated? ddgdawson
Discuss Presumed Guilty (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page