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Average of 326 ratings: 3.3 Stars

2010 M Contains violence and offensive language.

Convinced that her brother, Kenneth (Sam Rockwell), has been unjustly convicted of murder and incompetently defended by court-ordered attorneys, high school dropout Betty Anne Waters (Hilary Swank) puts herself through law school in order to represent him in his appeal.

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103 minutes
20th Century Fox

DVD details

Screen Format
1.85:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
French; English for the hearing impaired
English Dolby Digital 5.1; French Dolby Digital 5.1; English audio descriptive

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Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 1.85:1
French; English for the hearing impaired
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; French DTS 5.1

12 Member Reviews Write a review

4 by Tenesi

Really enjoyed it. Great acting from Hilary Swank and a heartwarming based on fact story.

4 by Monkey Boy

A very good film of this genre. Hilary Swank consistent as always and a great storyline.

3.5 by chelsea 8

We really enjoyed this movie, it is good to have it taken from a true story. Well done. Kept the ending a surprise, right till the end.

3.5 by DanielDane

Incredible that this move is based on a true story. Hilary Swank and Sam Rockwell well cast. An amasing story of the love a brother and sister had for each other.

4 by tiddles1

A really great movie. I thoroughly enjoyed it especially seeing it was based on a true story. The importance of family really shone through.

5 by Reebok

Loved this movie. A very real portrayal of a very real event and sadly today we are still hearing of similar stories in our own country.

4 by chickletducks

This was very good - though not as good at The Hurricane! Very good representation of the Innocence Project and heartwarming :)

2.5 by AmykNitZ

It is an amazing story which is well acted and executed. However, I found that the screenwriting was mediocre. That is not to say that there weren't touching moments. I feel that the relationships... Read more

3.5 by rhub

I agree it was very slow and then you realise it's a true story and an amazing one at that! A star studded cast. worth the watch.

4 by No.5

Good movie. Amazing actors! I found it to be a tear jerker! Give yourself some time to watch it, I found it to be quite slow but it kept my interest.