Tag Archives: Peter Yates

An Innocent Man (1989) Peter Yates, Tom Selleck, F. Murray Abraham, Laila Robins, Action, Crime, Drama

An Innocent Man (1989)
Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is convicted of drug dealing, based on the perjured evidence of a police informant. Thrown into a seedy jail, fighting to prove his innocence is diffucult when he has to deal with the realities of prison life, where everyone claims they were framed.
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The Hot Rock (1972) Peter Yates, Robert Redford, George Segal, Ron Leibman, Action, Comedy, Crime

The Hot Rock (1972)
Dr. Amusa approaches Dortmunder about a valuable gem in a museum that is of great signifigance to his people in Africa, stolen during colonial times. Dortmunder assembles a crack team of cat burglars and hatches an elaborate plan for stealing the gem. Despite their care and experience, circumstances and plain bad luck keep the gem just out of their reach.
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