False Accusation Movies

List of the best movies about false accusations selected by visitors to our site: Golden Slumber, The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, Angel Has Fallen, Papillon, Lino, Pink, Ben-Hur, Get Hard, Comeback.

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Golden Slumber (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersKillers, Good people, Couriers
PlotPads, False accusations

A delivery man has to flee for his life when he is framed for the assassination of a political candidate and the evidence against him begins to accumulate.

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 9.3)
Genredrama, crime
CharactersGood people, Prisoner, Scammers, Friends
PlotPrison Break, False accusations, Survival, The escape, Fate, Freedom
PlacePrison, Mexico, USA
StyleWorth watching, Popular, Smart, Atmospheric, Touching, Fascinating, To cry, Interesting

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

The Green Mile (1999)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrefantasy, drama, crime, detective
CharactersGood people
PlotFalse accusations, Supernatural, Superpowers
StyleWorth watching, To cry, Long, Touching

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.

Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Mark2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, thriller
CharactersHackers, Presidential, FBI, Terrorists
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Betrayal, Justice, False accusations, Political, Mystery, Skirmishes, Chase
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

After a treacherous attack, Secret Service agent Mike Banning is charged with attempting to assassinate President Trumbull. Chased by his own colleagues and the FBI, Banning begins a race against the clock to clear his name.

Papillon (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCzech Republic, Spain, USA
CharactersThieves, Criminals
PlotThe escape, Prison Break, False accusations, Survival, On real events
PlaceFrance, Prison, Jungle, Islands, Ships

Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld, is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, where he forges a strong friendship with Louis Dega, a counterfeiter who needs his protection.

Lino (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefamily, cartoon
CharactersLosers, Cats, Orphans
PlotWitchcraft, Magic, False accusations, First love, Robbery, Chase, Pads
StyleLight, To cry, Cute

Lino works as an entertainer at children's parties, but he can't stand the way children treat him, making fun of him because he works in a cat's costume. Determined to change his life, he visits a wizard, but the magic doesn't work in the right way, and he wakes up as a big cat.

Pink (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersLawyers, Police
PlotFalse accusations
PlaceIndia, Court

Deepak is a lawyer suffering from bipolar disorder who experiences frequent mood swings. One night, Rajveer and his friends get drunk and try to molest Miss Arora and her two roommates leading to an accident. The film revolves around how Deepak fights the girls' case against these influential boys.

Ben-Hur (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
PlotDeath, Slavery, Betrayal, Adoption, Revenge, False accusations, Survival, Justice
PlaceRoman Empire, Deserts, Italy
StyleExciting, Tense, Fascinating, For men

A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.

Get Hard (2015)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy, crime
CharactersFriends, Losers, Lawyers
PlotFalse accusations
PlacePrison, USA, Party

When obscenely rich hedge-fund manager James is convicted of fraud and sentenced to a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him one month to get his affairs in order. Knowing that he won't survive more than a few minutes in prison on his own, James desperately turns to Darnell-- a black businessman who's never even had a parking ticket -- for help. As Darnell puts James through the wringer, both learn that they were wrong about many things, including each other.

Comeback (2015)
Mark4 (imdb: 4.9)
PlotLost memory, Investigation, False accusations, Obsession, Conspiracies
StyleDisturbing, Action, Tense

Thomas, former successful stand up comedian will do anything to get back on the top. Unfortunately at the same time his teenage daughter demands his whole attention threatening the comeback he wants so badly...

I Won't Come Back (2014)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.1)
CountryKazakhstan, Russia, Estonia, Finland, Belarus
CharactersOrphans, Friends, Dogs, Teens, Teachers
PlotFalse accusations, Love, Travel
PlaceRussia, Village
StyleSoulful, Touching

Anya, a young academic raised in an orphanage, is on the cusp of success when she’s accused of drug possession. While in limbo hiding from the police, she hits the road with Kristina, another orphan several years Anya’s junior, in search of her possibly mythical grandmother.

Rosewater (2014)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, biography
CharactersJournalists, Reporters
PlotFalse accusations, Investigation, Justice, On real events
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating, Creepy

In 2009, Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari was covering Iran's volatile elections for Newsweek. One of the few reporters living in the country with access to US media, he made an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, in a taped interview with comedian Jason Jones. The interview was intended as satire, but if the Tehran authorities got the joke they didn't like it - and it would quickly came back to haunt Bahari when he was rousted from his family home and thrown into prison. Making his directorial debut, Jon Stewart tells the tale of Bahari's months-long imprisonment and interrogation in this powerful and affecting docudrama featuring a potent and performance by Gael García Bernal recounting Bahari's efforts to maintain his hope and his sanity in the face of isolation and persecution-through memories of his family, recollections of the music he loves, and thoughts of his wife and unborn child.

Frontera (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
CharactersLosers, Horses, Students, Teachers, Snipers, Criminals
PlotFalse accusations, Investigation, Death
PlaceSchool, Deserts, Small cities
StyleAction, Disturbing

After crossing the border illegally for work, Miguel, a hard-working father and devoted husband, finds himself wrongfully accused of murdering a former sheriff’s wife. After learning of his imprisonment, Miguel’s pregnant wife tries to come to his aid and lands in the hands of corrupt coyotes who hold her for ransom. Dissatisfied with the police department’s investigation, the former sheriff tries to uncover the truth about his wife’s death and discovers disturbing evidence that will destroy one family’s future, or tear another’s apart.

Devil's Knot (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
PlotFalse accusations, Investigation, On real events
StyleAction, Depressive, Disturbing, Makes me think

The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.

The Hunt (2012)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.3)
CountryDenmark, Sweden
CharactersPartners, Sisters
PlotFalse accusations, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleMakes me think, Depressive, Exciting, Disturbing

A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

Broken (2012)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Pupils
PlotBetrayal, Cheating, False accusations, First love, Mental disorders
PlaceSchool, England, London
StyleTouching, Gloomy

Three suburban English families' lives intertwine with tragic consequences.

In the Fog (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryRussia, Germany, Netherlands, Latvia, Belarus
PlotFalse accusations, War, Survival, Death
PlaceForest, Russia
TimeWorld War II
StyleSoulful, Depressive, Gloomy

Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces an impossible moral choice.

Compliance (2012)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
PlotFalse accusations, Investigation, On real events
StyleMakes me think, Action, Tense, Disturbing

Sandra is the manager at a fast-food restaurant, and Becky is her teenaged counter girl who really needs the job. One stressful day, a police officer telephones and accuses Becky of stealing money from a customer’s purse, which Becky vehemently denies. Sandra, overwhelmed by her managerial responsibilities, complies with the officer’s orders to detain Becky, beginning a nightmare that tragically blurs the lines between expedience, prudence, legality and reason.

Blackbird (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
CharactersTeens, Losers
PlotFear, Moving, False accusations
PlacePrison, Small cities
StyleAction, Makes me think, Fascinating, Gloomy

This is a film about a troubled teen, Sean Randall, who is falsely accused of planning a Columbine shooting scenario. It all begins when an unlikely bond forms between Sean (Connor Jessup) and a preppy teenage girl named Deanna Roy (Alexia Fast). Deanna's boyfriend is deeply threatened by Sean and Deanna's friendship, resulting in a violent confrontation. Seeking to protect himself, Sean issues a death threat online - and is swiftly arrested. When the police raid Sean's home, they find rifles, shotguns, knives and ammunition - all property of Sean's father Ricky (Michael Buie), an avid hunter. They also find a supposed "hit list" with twenty names of people who have tormented Sean. The authorities and the media proclaim another Columbine has been narrowly averted, and soon Sean faces a terrifying imprisonment in a youth detention facility. Sean's only hope is to overcome his dark image, and prove his innocence to Deanna and to his community.

Guilty (2011)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.3)
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersLawyers, Judge
PlotFalse accusations, Justice, On real events
StyleTouching, Soulful, Depressive, Makes me think

Investigates the corrupt judicial system under which Alain Mar'caux and his wife Edith were arrested on accusations of pedophilia horrific acts they never committed- and the years he spent fighting to get out of prison, clear his name and keep his family.