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Movie Trailer For Conviction Starring Hilary Swank and Sam Rockwell

Conviction Trailer: Hilary Swank Turns on the Tears

Whenever you have a movie that touts itself as being "based on a true story," and it somehow involves Hilary Swank, you're pretty much guaranteed to weep your eyes out (unless it's Amelia; sorry, Amelia). The Oscar winner's latest is Conviction, the gut-wrenching saga of Betty Anne Waters, who put herself through law school to free her brother (Sam Rockwell) after he was wrongfully convicted of murder and sentenced to life.

This trailer has all of the necessary ingredients required of serious dramas: a single mom fighting the odds, courtroom scenes, and the heavy application of aging makeup. Just think of it as Erin Brockovich with a more somber tone and a lot less cleavage. Melissa Leo, Juliette Lewis, and Minnie Driver round out the ensemble, making this one to watch. Give it a look, and tell me your first impressions when you

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animatedpunk animatedpunk 7 years
This looks great. I definitely want to see it.
amofoz amofoz 7 years
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amofoz amofoz 7 years
I saw a screening for this a couple months back and I hope they cute some stuff out. It really drags in the second act. But the acting is top-notch!
alf9280 alf9280 7 years
It looks really powerful. Whoever made the trailer should get a raise. Of course, that doesn't mean that this is a good movie, just that the person did their job. All in all though, I think I'd go see it.
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