• PG-13, 1 hr. 26 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Pat Proft
    In Theaters:
    Aug 21, 1998 Wide
    On DVD:
    Dec 22, 1998
  • Warner Home Video


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Wrongfully Accused Reviews

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Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

| Original Score: 3/5

May 8, 2005
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

If and when you go see it, don't go in with an expectation of seeing something cinematically superior, but do expect a good time.

Full Review Source: Film Blather | Original Score: B

May 22, 2003
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal

I'd say it's worth a rent.

Full Review Source: Montreal Film Journal | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 10, 2002
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

Wait for the end credits -- the mindless nonsense interspersed between the cast and crew lists is off the wall.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

January 1, 2000
Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

An entertaining burlesque of The Fugitive. Sit down (watch out for that whoopee cushion!) and enjoy the latest Hollywood sendup of films immemorial.

Full Review Source: Nitrate Online

January 1, 2000
Ethan Alter
Film Journal International

No one will remember Wrongfully Accused in a year, but...Nielsen has assured himself a place in comic history.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

January 1, 2000
Noel Murray
Nashville Scene

No, Wrongfully Accused is not fall-down funny, but it offers some riotous moments.

Full Review Source: Nashville Scene

January 1, 2000
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

September 7, 2011
Leonard Klady
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The best gags pop up in the closing credits, which should tell you something about what precedes the finale.

Full Review Source: Variety

June 17, 2008
Sandra Contreras
TV Guide's Movie Guide

There's something tired and rotten about this Fugitive send-up right from the start.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 17, 2008
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

| Original Score: 2/5

October 9, 2005
Emanuel Levy

| Original Score: 2/5

July 21, 2005
Michael Dequina

An understandably tired-looking Leslie Nielsen should seriously consider retirement from this tired genre.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 0.5/4

January 12, 2004
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)

| Original Score: 2/5

January 8, 2004
Scott Weinberg

| Original Score: 2/5

July 29, 2002
John Haslett Cuff
Globe and Mail
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Even the audience at the free promotional screening was hard-pressed to find many genuine laughs in this purportedly comic abomination.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail

July 12, 2002
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

This film is strictly hit and miss.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: 6/10

January 1, 2001
Anita Gates
New York Times
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Unfortunately, most of the jokes just aren't very funny.

Full Review Source: New York Times

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
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A mind- numbingly awful motion picture that has a better chance of making a viewer physically ill than of provoking a genuine laugh.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Cheryl DeWolfe
Apollo Guide

Clearly, Pat Proft was wearing too many hats, and both his writing and his directing suffered for it.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 29/100

January 1, 2000

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June 5, 2002

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March 24, 2002
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