The film "Cold in July" presents a fascinating story about the triumph of injustice in the human world. The main character named Richard Dane inconspicuous and kind man. One day a burglar broke into his house and accidentally shot him. As it turned out, this robber was a well-known and long-wanted criminal, whom the police quickly buried. But, soon, he visits the father of the deceased, whose name is Ben Russell, and who wants to avenge his son. In such a situation, and have to live the main character, constantly protecting his child from his father killed a man. Turning to the police station for help, he notices that on the wanted persons Board under the name Russell photo is not the man he killed that night. What exactly is the matter then? Was it fair for a man to take revenge on him, or had the police set him up? To understand the situation, he will have to resort to the help of his friend, a private detective Jim, and together with him they will try to find out who and why he was framed.