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The Wronged Man -- The Wronged Man is based on a true story about the relationship between a paralegal named Janet Gregory and an African American father wrongly accused of raping a young girl.
The Wronged Man -- Janet Gregory (Ormond), a single mother with a haunting past, is a paralegal struggling to overcome doubts about Calvin Willis (Ali), an African-American husband and father wrongfully accused of raping a neighborhood girl.   Eventually convinced of his innocence, Janet takes Calvin’s pro bono case and wages a dramatic and stormy 22-year battle with the justice system that ultimately redeems an unjustly accused man and cements a life-long friendship.


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Writers (WGA):
Teena Booth (written by)
Andrew Corsello (magazine article)
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Release Date:
17 January 2010 (USA) See more »
Would you give up 20 years to prove a stranger's innocence?
Janet Gregory, a single mother with a haunting past, is a paralegal struggling to overcome doubts about Calvin Willis... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Julia Ormond ... Janet Gregory

Mahershala Ali ... Calvin Willis (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)

Lisa Arrindell Anderson ... Michelle Willis

Bruce McKinnon ... Randy Arthur

Omar J. Dorsey ... Leroy Matthews

Rhoda Griffis ... Tina

Tonea Stewart ... Ms. Newton

Lucius Baston ... Shelton

Russell Durham Comegys ... Wayne (as Russ Comegys)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Avis-Marie Barnes ... Rhonda

Michael Beasley ... Luther

Rus Blackwell ... Reynolds Reed
Matthew Brady ... Search Officer

Kendrick Cross ... David
Joe Dorgan
Djontre Driver ... Prisoner
Michael Flippo ... Heinz Harris

André Gordon ... Additional voices (voice)
Brianne Gould ... Keisha
Steven Carl Griffin ... Prisoner

Jimmy Hager ... Judge Clemmons
Greg Kamp ... Ryan - Age 18-20

Karan Kendrick ... Jo Anne

Avery Knight ... Booji
Mike Knowles Jr. ... Bar Patron with Girlfriend
Shayne Kohout ... Vicky Tanner

Amir Kovacs ... Security Guard
Matt Leili ... Prison Guard

Lance E. Nichols ... Judge Pifer

Timothy Douglas Perez ... Prisoner
Allen Phoenix ... Cuz

Ryan Puszewski ... Ryan Gregory (age 13)

Chandler Riggs ... Ryan Gregory (age 7)
Albert Roberts ... Bald Jailer
Jimmy Shaw ... Lawyer

Stephen Shelton ... Prison guard
Beliria Sims ... Keshia
Brian Stretch ... Prison Guard
Kirsten VanWagner ... Paralegal

Danny Vinson ... Graves Thomas

Lynn Cole ... Loretta (uncredited)
Matthew Kent ... Prison Guard (uncredited)

Directed by
Tom McLoughlin 
Writing credits
Teena Booth (written by)

Andrew Corsello (magazine article)

Produced by
Gale Anne Hurd .... executive producer
Beth Tashjian .... associate producer
Gary Ventimiglia .... executive producer
Robert J. Wilson .... producer
Original Music by
Stephen Endelman 
Cinematography by
Shelly Johnson 
Film Editing by
Charles Bornstein 
Casting by
Craig Fincannon 
Lisa Mae Fincannon 
Laray Mayfield 
Set Decoration by
Amy McGary 
Costume Design by
Stephen K. Randolph 
Makeup Department
Lay'Na Anderson .... additional makeup artist
Richard Boggs .... hair stylist
Andrea C. Brotherton .... hair stylist
Vanessa Davis .... key hair stylist
Vincent Gideon .... assistant hair stylist
Charles Gregory Ross .... department head hair
Keitric Starks .... key makeup artist
Denise Tunnell .... makeup artist
Dionne Wynn .... makeup designer
Production Management
Cynthia Stegner .... post-production executive (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jason Altieri .... key second assistant director
Frank Capra III .... first assistant director
Art Department
Edward J. Borasch Jr. .... property master
James Brothers .... assistant prop master
Johnny Land .... scenic artist
Eliot Levin .... set dresser
Elizabeth Mire .... on-set dresser
Stephanie Ryan .... art department coordinator
Sound Department
David Barber .... dialogue editor
David Barber .... sound re-recording mixer
Sean Gray .... sound designer
Sean Gray .... sound effects editor
Mike Pipgras .... foley editor
Mike Pipgras .... sound effects editor
Billy Theriot .... adr mixer
John St. Denis .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Gus Williams .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Applebaum .... camera operator: "a" camera
Giovanni Bommarito .... grip
Doug Brannon .... electrician
Doug Brannon .... set lighting technician
Ray Brown .... key grip
Dwight O. Campbell .... second assistant camera
Chris Clark .... electrician
Quantrell D. Colbert .... still photographer
Danny Eckler .... dolly grip: "b" camera
Mark Henderson .... electrician
Chris Jones .... camera operator: "b" camera
Chris Jones .... steadicam operator
David McLean .... gaffer
David Morenz .... first assistant camera: A camera
Ray Myers .... electrician
Edward Nyankori .... electrician
Meiklejohn Pate .... grip
Jason Petty .... electrician
Joshua Sherrill .... best boy electric
Benny Smyth .... best boy grip (as S. Benny Smyth)
Jeff C. Sutton .... additional electrician
Casting Department
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice casting
Missy Reedy .... casting assistant (as Missy H. Reedy)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shayne Allen Duhon .... set costumer
Jeannette Guillermo .... costume supervisor
Music Department
Christopher Kennedy .... music editor
Tyler Westen .... scoring mixer
Transportation Department
Brandon Alford .... picture car coordinator
Dale Combs .... transportation captain
Donna Combs .... dispatcher
Timothy Stephens .... production driver
Other crew
Duffy Astriab .... stand-in/photo double
Heather Babineaux .... craft service assistant
Reagan Brandon .... script supervisor
Ryan Brunner .... additional set production assistant
Gregory Cassin .... production assistant
Nicholas Giancola .... assistant production coordinator
Joel Goldes .... dialect coach
André Gordon .... voice
Mitch Harbeson .... location manager
Robert Hatch .... production assistant
James Hayward .... assistant location manager
Nina Hodge .... key office production assistant (as Darnina Hodge)
Jina Kim .... assistant production coordinator
John La .... payroll
Mela Lee .... adr/voice talent
Amanda Mason .... assistant to executive
Missy Reedy .... production assistant (as Missy H. Reedy)
Alan Robbins .... set medic
Jason Raymond Smith .... production assistant
Karla Torres .... production coordinator
Tim Turner .... production accountant
Benjamin Benedetti .... account executive (uncredited)
Sylvia Boykin .... stand-in (uncredited)

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85 min (excluding closing credits)
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

The bar scene was shot at Alamo Jack's in Newnan, GA. Most of the cast extras were recruited there.See more »
Continuity: At the end of the film, Julia Ormond waits in the hallway for the freed Ali. She leaves her shoulder-bag on the little bench and walks with Ali towards the exit. In the next scene (in the doorway) we see the bag over her shoulder.See more »
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2nd time I cried and even harder, 20 November 2015
Author: Micdriver from United States

It's not a wonder I waited another 3 years to watch this movie a 2nd time. I felt a song in my heart and a grace. I am grateful for DNA evidence in my time as it has solved more crimes that it did not previously. This is the kind of movie one should watch with someone they love. "The work of time and effort in it's involvement of the truth" for what it's worth. If there was a God, I couldn't ever understand why suffering should be mentioned for the one who doesn't deserve to? The facts of life are important in fairness and justice and equivalent is the truth. This film teaches us the sincere attitude toward the truth. It is not fearful but rather the pursuit of what is fair in feeling, yet fact and respectably, for the people. This film admires forthright the spirit. This is a a film of justice and honorable of the pursuit of the answers. We will all get there. The truth is simply the fact.

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