Wrongfully Accused
Wrongfully Accused (1998)

Pat Proft directed this satire on The Fugitive with a plot parody of the 1993 Harrison Ford movie, which in turn was inspired by the 1963-67 ABC television series with David Janssen. Violinist Ryan Harrison (Leslie Nielsen) romances the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 22, 1998
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22%
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58%



Critic Score: 22% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Tired formula; unfunny.

Leonard Klady
Variety

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

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

A mind- numbingly awful motion picture that has a better chance of making a viewer physically ill than of provoking a genuine laugh.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

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

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John Haslett Cuff
Globe and Mail

Even the audience at the free promotional screening was hard-pressed to find many genuine laughs in this purportedly comic abomination.

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Anita Gates
New York Times

Unfortunately, most of the jokes just aren't very funny.

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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.

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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle

Beyond stupid.

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Sandra Contreras
TV Guide's Movie Guide

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

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Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal

I'd say it's worth a rent.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Mike S
With the recent passing of comedy legend Leslie Nielsen, I felt it a high time to honor his memory by revisiting some of his movies. Starting off with… More
William Goss
Eek.
Lafe Fredbjornson
I didn't like "The Fugitive", and I liked this movie even less.
Curt C
This just tries to cram as many sight gags as possible into 80 minutes; surprisingly, it works.
Deb S
If you're looking for a cerebral workout, then you are in the wrong place but since "The Fugitive" is one of my all-time favorite movies, this… More
Leo L
Hilarious! Leslie Nielsen is too funny.