The Accused Poster

Release Date: November 15th, 2002

DVD Release Date: April 16th, 2002

R|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
Out drinking one night after a fight with her boyfriend, Sarah Tobias (Jodie Foster) is brutally raped by three men in a bar while people watch and cheer. District Attorney Kathryn Murphy (Kelly McGillis) takes the case, however allows the rapists to receive a mild sentence. A distraught Sarah decides to seek punishment for the men who witnessed and encouraged the rape. To get justice, Sarah must take the stand and revisit the night of her attack in this drama based on true events.

Cast: Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster, Bernie Coulson, Leo Rossi, Ann Hearn, Carmen Argenziano, Steve Antin, Tom O'Brien

Director: Jonathan Kaplan

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Revenge, Emotional, Bar, 1980s, Intense, Rise, Underdog


Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1989)
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Actress in a Leading Role