Themes - hero falsely accused
- The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927) - Jonathan Drew (the lodger) is accused of being the serial killer known as "The Avenger"
- Murder! (1930) - ...in this case it's the heroine Diane
- The 39 Steps (1935) — Hannay falsely accused of the murder of the mysterious Miss Smith (Lucie Mannheim)
- Young and Innocent (1937) - Robert falsely accused of murdering Christine Clay (Pamela Carme)
- The Trouble with Harry (1955) - The captain, Miss Gravely and Jennifer Rogers believe successively they are responsible for Harry Worp's death.
- The Wrong Man (1956) - Manny falsely accused of carrying out a series of robberies
- North by Northwest (1959) - Thornhill falsely accused of being George Kaplan
- Frenzy (1972) - Blaney is accused of being the "Necktie Murderer"