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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 (50) »

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Wanted: Killer with 1 eye 1 leg 1 arm 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

In the hospital scene, the intercom pages "Dr. Benton, Dr. Carter, Dr. Greene, Dr. Weaver, and Dr. Ross", all doctors on the NBC drama ER (1994). See more »

Goofs

The death penalty was abolished in Minnesota in 1911, so he would not have been sentenced to execution in Minnesota. See more »

Quotes

Customer in bait shop: You know, I've never seen you around here, Mr...
[Harrison quickly improvises a fake story, using objects in view above the counter]
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.
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Crazy Credits

Today's Menu APPETIZERS Spicy Chicken Wings $5.95 Fried Catamari $8.95 Quesadilla $5.95 SALADS House Salad $4.75 Caesar Salad $6.75 Chinese Chicken Salad $7.25 Cobb Salad $7.25 ENTREES Old-Fashioned Meatloaf $9.95 Herb Roasted Chicken $9.95 Lamb Chops $9.95 All entrees come with vegetables and your choice of potato See more »

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Spoofs Mission: Impossible (1996) See more »

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I'm Always Here
Courtesy of All American Music Group
Performed by Jimi Jamison (as Jim Jamison)
Written and Composed by John D'Andrea, Joe Henry, Jimi Jamison (as Jim Jamison) and Cory Lerios
Published by Palan Music Publishing Ltd.
All Rights Reserved.
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Joy Ride
21 August 1998 | by mermattSee all my reviews

Spoofing THE FUGITIVE, Leslie Nielsen takes us on a wild ride that combines the Three Stooges with the Marx Brothers and includes quick stops at CASABLANCA and THE MALTESE FALCON, then north by northwest to MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, BRAVEHEART, and TITANIC. As the ads say, this isn't a movie -- it's all movies. And it's well worth the trip. Nielsen is in top form.


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