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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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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 USA:

$3,504,630, 23 August 1998

Gross USA:

$9,623,329

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,623,329
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the hospital, a voice pages "Dr. Kimble". This was Harrison Ford's wrongfully accused character in The Fugitive (1993). The TV news reader is also named Kimble. See more »

Goofs

When Ryan is in the hospital, you see a man carrying a windowpane with tape on it (cross-shaped). A second later, you see that man putting the pane in the window, but the tape has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Fergus Falls: This looks like a trailer park after a tornado.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, the screen says "NO ONE CARES ABOUT THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE", and then the following names scroll up at an extreme rate: Sandra Matossi Jane McKernan James R. Symons Glen MacPherson (as Glenn MacPherson) Elizabeth Wang-Lee (as Elizabeth Wang-Lee) Wayne Fitzgerald Pat Proft Robert L. Rosen Vaune Kirby Frechette (as Vaune Kirby) Laura Rindner Patty Sachs Tracey Cole Glenn T. Morgan Rickley W. Dumm (as Rickley Dumm) "Lulu" Lee Christy Richmond Michael Rafferty (as Mike Rafferty) Richmond Riedel (as Richmond Reidel) Chris McGeary Tommy Lockett Scott Wolf See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

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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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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