"The Wrong Woman" is a legal movie that aired on Lifetime Television on Saturday, December 28, 2013. The suspense thriller is directed by Richard Gabai and written by Leland Douglas. "The Wrong Woman" cast stars Danica McKellar, Jaleel White and Jonathan Bennett.
"The Wrong Woman" synopsis/plot
Ellen is a young, happy housewife living in the suburbs until she is approached by two detectives accusing her of attempted murder. Since security video shows that Ellen was the last person leaving the scene where the woman was beaten and left for dead, the police believe that Ellen is a likely suspect. Plus, the victim was having an affair with Ellen's husband.
According to Lifetime, the idea for the movie came from Alfred Hitchock's movie "The Wrong Man." Hitchock's version was based on the true story of Christopher Balestrero, a man who was accused of robbery in the New York during the1950's.
You can read up on the Balestrero case here.
"The Wrong Woman" full movie
Pictured here is Danica McKellar as a woman framed for an attempted murder that she didn't commit. "The Wrong Man" full movie is available on Amazon.
"The Wrong Man" (1956) Hitchock movie
The 1956 version of "The Wrong Man" was an instant classic, and it was stripped from the headlines about a man who was falsely accused of a robbery.
Old 1956 arrest photo
This is the case that inspired Alfred Hitchcock to make the movie. On the left, is the real robber. He was confused with Balestrero, the one on the right.