The Innocence Files

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The Innocence Files
  • Documentary
  • Crime
  • Drama
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes9
Running time51–85 minutes
Original releaseApril 15, 2020 (2020-04-15)

The Innocence Files is a 2020 American true crime documentary miniseries about wrongful convictions, and how they can affect the lives of the involved.[1][2] The series is based upon the work of the Innocence Project, which is committed to exonerating individuals who it believes to have been wrongfully convicted.


Release and Critical reception[edit]

The Innocence Files was released on April 15, 2020 on Netflix.[1] The critical aggregator Metacritic awarded The Innocence Files a score of 86, indicating "universal acclaim".[3]


  1. ^ a b "The Innocence Files review: Netflix's devastating documentary exposes how wrongful convictions can tear apart lives". Independent. 15 April 2020. Archived from the original on 2022-06-18. Retrieved 2020-05-03.
  2. ^ "'The Innocence Files': TV Review". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2020-05-03.
  3. ^ "The Innocence files, Critics' reviews". April 20, 2020. Retrieved June 26, 2020.

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