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Conviction

Synopsis

As children, Betty Anne Waters ([[Performer~P167442~Hilary Swank~hilaryswank]]) and her brother, Kenny ([[Performer~P60946~Sam Rockwell~samrockwell]]), survived bad parenting and poverty by leaning on each other for support. Kenny grows up to be something of a troublemaker, eventually being convicted for a murder he swears he didn't commit. His sister believes him and, without even a high-school diploma, sets about going to law school in order to figure out a way to free him. She gets a GED, then...more

Movies.com Critics

3.0

Dave White Profile

Can't find a good lawyer? Become one yourself.

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2.5

Jen Yamato Profile

Compelling but misguided Oscar bait.

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Other Critics

4.0

61 out of 100 Metascore®

Generally favorable reviews

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For Families

16

OK for kids 16+

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