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Wrongfully Accused (1998)

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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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Pat Proft

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Pat Proft
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leslie Nielsen ... Ryan Harrison
Richard Crenna ... Lieutenant Fergus Falls
Kelly LeBrock ... Lauren Goodhue (as Kelly Le Brock)
Melinda McGraw ... Cass Lake
Michael York ... Hibbing Goodhue
Sandra Bernhard ... Doctor Fridley
Aaron Pearl ... Sean Laughrea
Leslie Jones Leslie Jones ... Sergeant Tina Bagley
Benjamin Ratner ... Sergeant Orono (as Ben Ratner)
Gerard Plunkett ... Sir Robert McKintyre
Duncan Fraser ... Sergeant McMacDonald
John Walsh ... John Walsh
Maury Hannigan Maury Hannigan ... Commissioner Hannigan
Chick Hearn Chick Hearn ... Basketball Announcer
Lamb Chop Lamb Chop ... Herself
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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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sex | violin | one legged man | death | bus | See All (49) »

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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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Acusado sin razón See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

DEM 2,671,907 (Germany), 26 July 1998, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,504,630, 23 August 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$9,623,329
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Leslie Nielsen's character is named Ryan Harrison. His role parodies that played by Harrison Ford in The Fugitive (1993). Ford also played a character named Jack Ryan in Patriot Games (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994), just before and after The Fugitive. See more »

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When Ryan Harrison goes to the corn field in the car he hot wired, he gets out and you see a British Columbia license plate. He is supposed to be in Minnesota. See more »

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Ryan Harrison: Buzzin. Buzzin Frog. Born on the shores of the Euro Larvae River in Rapala. Couple of husky jerks brought me to Slimy Slug, South Dakota. Up there by Timber Doodle? The Zebco brothers, Smithwick and Salty Dog Shrimp... ohh!
[Bangs hand on counter]
Ryan Harrison: I can't go fishing this afternoon. I've got a big meeting over at... Menzrum.
Ryan Harrison: [starts to walk away] I'd forget my ...
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After stunts credits: SEVERELY INJURED STUNT PEOPLE JUST HANGING ON TO LIFE Ted Mondale Norm Coleman Brian McNee Ruth Koscielak See more »

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References On the Waterfront (1954) See more »

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When I Fall In Love
as performed by Nat 'King' Cole (as Nat King Cole)
is reproduced in arrangement with EMI Music Canada
Written by Victor Young and Edward Heyman
Chappell & Co. (ASCAP)
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One of Leslie Nielsen's funniest films

I have been a fan of Nielsen's since I first saw Spy Hard when I was still a kid. Leslie Nielsen was perfect to play this role simply because he has the presence of a dramatic actor only making his actions funnier. Nielsen is perhaps one of the funniest comedic actors around, though his movies like this are criticized as though they were supposed to be some Oscar Nomminated hit or something. What those "drama critics" don't seem to understand is that all his comedy movies are PARODIES of dramatic movies. They're not supposed to be taken seriously. Niesen movies like this are just for a few yuks and laughs. I have always loved random comedy movies like this, therefore, I love this movie.


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