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Accused, The Movie

Movie Summary for Accused, The

Summary

Starring Jodie Foster and Kelly McGillis, this 80s movie narrates the story of a working-class woman who suddenly finds herself the victim of a horrible crime.

Accused, The DVD

Plot

In Accused, Sarah Tobias, a woman with a loose reputation, goes to a bar to get a drink. After a lot of teasing and sexual tension with the local males, Tobias is drugged and raped by three men

Kathryn Murphy, the district attorney of Accused, decides to use all the power of the law for punishing not only the men involved in the rape, but also those who were at the bar inciting things. Unfortunately, her client has a dark past of her own that could make difficult things for her.

Cast

Kathryn Murphy - Kelly McGillis
Sarah Tobias - Jodie Foster
Ken Joyce - Bernie Coulson
Cliff 'Scorpion' Albrect - Leo Rossi
Sally Fraser - Ann Hearn
D.A. Paul Rudolph - Carmen Argenziano

Trivia

Kelly McGillis, one of the main actors of Accused, has been a victim of rape in real life.

In order to offer her best performance for Accused, Jodie Foster attended rape support groups.

Academy Awards:

Jodie Foster won for Best Actress In A Leading Role for the role of Sarah Tobias in Accused, The.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Accused, The was released to theatres on 10/14/1988 and grossed $32,069,318 at the box office in the US.


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