Movies and TV shows like The Burden of Proof

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The Burden of Proof (1992)
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The Burden of Proof (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: A lawyer who's still recuperating after the untimely death of his wife, must defend his probably dirty brother-in-law, a stockbroker under investigation. He discovers that everyone has dark secrets, including himself.
Plot: lawyer, suicide, courtroom, adultery, insider trading

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Most similar movies to The Burden of Proof

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about lawyer, murder, courtroom, legal, crimes, courtroom drama and investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Burden of Proof: The Good Fight (2017), Innocent (2011), A Certain Justice (1998), Matlock (1986), Conviction (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Good Fight (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Picking up one year after the events of the final broadcast episode of "The Good Wife", an enormous financial scam has destroyed the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia Rindell, while simultaneously wiping out her mentor and godmother Diane ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining, exciting
Plot: law firm, lawyer, courtroom, investigation, government, female protagonist, business partner, dysfunctional family, mistrust, suspicion, intrigue, scandal ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Innocent (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bill Pullman (Independence Day, Torchwood) stars as Rusty Sabich, a judge charged with the murder of his wife, a situation that comes 20 years after he was cleared in the death of his mistress. During this latest trial, a secret affair from ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: legal, mystery, murder, crimes, courtroom drama, dishonesty, lawyer, legal investigation, uncover truth, father son relationship, deadly, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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51%
A Certain Justice (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: The story is about the murder of Venetia Aldridge, a QC (Queen's Council) in a London "Chambers" and a very ambitious barrister who has a track record of winning her cases. She doesn't necessarily prove that her clients are ...
Plot: attorney, violence, secretary, murder, lawyer, police, investigation, cottage, cleaning lady
Place: scotland yard
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48%
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Matlock (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Matlock is an American television legal drama, starring Andy Griffith in the title role of criminal defense attorney Ben Matlock. The show, produced by The Fred Silverman Company, Dean Hargrove Productions, Viacom Productions and Paramount ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, legal action, mystery, legal, elderly, lawyers and clients, power relations, jury ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa, atlanta georgia
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47%
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Conviction (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A fast-paced character-oriented story, focuses on the lives and loves of the young assistant district attorneys in New York, following their career paths as these passionate but naive ADAs are confronted with tough, emotional cases that challenge ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: lawyer, law enforcement, fighting the system, police detective, courtroom drama, society, workplace, legal, rivalry, fighting crime, sexual abuse, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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46%
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Guilt (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Natalie’s sister Grace becomes the prime suspect in her roommate Molly’s murder and popular target for the press and in social media, Natalie leaves her life in Boston and heads to London to defend her. With the help of an ethically ...
Style: surprise ending, enigmatic, tense, suspense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, murder suspect, murder mystery, courtroom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jealousy, sister sister relationship, sex scene, drugs/alcohol, family argument, marital argument, rich and poor ...
Place: london, britain
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46%
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Kavanagh QC (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Kavanagh QC is a British television series made by Central Television for ITV between 1995 and 2001. It is often repeated on ITV3, and series 1–6 are available on Region 2 DVDs. The series starred John Thaw as barrister James Kavanagh QC who ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, family relations, lawyer, judge, courtroom drama, family life, crimes, porn, prostitute, crime, power relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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46%
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 124K
The Night Of (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 525 min.
TV show
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: tense, suspense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, lawyer, crimes, crime, investigation, courtroom, justice, secrets, murder trial, vengeance, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014
Place: usa, new york
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44%
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 7.4
 62K
The Undoing (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 337 min.
TV show
Story: Grace and Jonathan Fraser are living the only lives they ever wanted. Overnight a chasm opens in their lives: a violent death and a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, Grace must dismantle ...
Style: disturbing, twists and turns, suspense, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: life turned upside down, adultery, murder, mother son relationship, riddles and clues, therapist, lie, murder investigation, family drama, secret, infidelity, betrayal ...
Time: year 2019
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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44%
Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Law & Order: Trial by Jury is an American television drama about criminal trials set in New York City. It was the third spin-off from the long-running Law & Order. The show's almost exclusive focus was on the criminal trial of the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, courtroom drama, fighting crime, workplace, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, police station, sexual abuse, lawsuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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43%
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Shark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Notorious Los Angeles defense attorney Sebastian Stark becomes disillusioned with his career after his successful defense of a wife-abuser results in the wife's death. After more than a month trying to come to grips with his situation, he is ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: hotshot lawyer, murder, trial, lawyer, false accusation, prosecutor, evidence, crimes, uncover truth, testimony, team, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.0
 2K
Accused (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Accused is a British television anthology series created by Jimmy McGovern. The drama series first aired on 15 November 2010 on BBC One and has run for two series. Each episode follows a different character as they await their verdict in court, and ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: courtroom, crime and punishment, dishonesty, punishment, guilt, trial, crimes, life is a bitch, jury, lawyer, legal, testimony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Rebecka Martinsson (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rebecka Martinsson from Kiruna has not really found herself despite her big successes at a law firm in Stockholm. When a friend from her childhood passes away, Rebecka returns to Kiruna where she's drawn into a thrilling hunt for a killer.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, captivating
Plot: female protagonist, small town, lawyer, police, homecoming, murder, manhunt, society, strong female lead, law enforcement, workplace situations, investigation ...
Place: eastern europe
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42%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr Sheila Carlin is good friends with Della who calls Perry in when she is being pestered by someone. On the theory that it could be somebody that she works with at a radio stations she arranges Perry to be interviewed by Winslow Keene who is also ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, tape over mouth, perry mason
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Proven Innocent (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Madeline Scott, a fierce and uncompromising lawyer with a hunger for justice, runs an underdog criminal defense firm. There is no one who understands the power of setting an innocent person free more than Madeline. At age 18, she was wrongfully ...
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: women's prison, wrongful conviction, lawyer, innocent, hotshot lawyer, ex convict, evidence, career, help, court, mystery, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Harry's Law (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Harriet, Matthew and Malcolm couldn't be any more different, but when they cross paths, they realize they're all looking for a fresh start. The most unlikely of people are starting a law practice in the most unlikely of places -- a rundown ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: law firm, lawyer, courtroom, starting over, courtroom drama, workplace, legal action, legal, partners, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Moving Finger (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: The residents of a quiet English village begin to receive nasty, threatening letters. The wife of the local vicar calls in her friend Miss Marple to investigate.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, village, siblings relations, riddles and clues, who done it, village life, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, murder victim, coroner ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
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In Justice (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In Justice is an American television police procedural created by Michelle King and Robert King. The series began airing on Sunday, January 1, 2006 on ABC as a midseason replacement and assumed its regular night and time on Friday, January 6, 2006 ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: wrongful conviction, lawyer, evidence, false accusation, witness, courtroom, legal, release from prison, attorney, murder, righting the wronged, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 296
Cover Her Face (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Chief Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh investigates the death of Alice Liddell who ran a home for unwed mothers. One of those residents is Sally Jupp who was a witness in a drugs smuggling and murder investigation in London. Sally works at the local ...
Plot: murder, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Shroud for a Nightingale (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: British TV mini series.
Plot: murder, investigation
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41%
 6.6
 3K
The Fix (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: High-profile district attorney Maya Travis fled L.A. after devastating defeat when prosecuting an A-list actor for double murder. Eight years later, the same celebrity is under suspicion for another murder, and Maya is lured back to the DA’s ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: district attorney, lawyer, murder, celebrity, criminal, evidence, revenge, career, wife abuse, murder investigation, family relations, stalker ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.3
 69K
The Good Wife (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Good Wife is a legal drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption ...
Style: serious, captivating, touching, sincere, clever ...
Plot: workplace situations, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, law firm, self discovery, lawyers and clients, legal, court, lawyer, crumbling marriage, corruption, district attorney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.0
 350
The Defenders (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series that ran on CBS from 1961–1965. It starred E. G. Marshall and Robert Reed as father-and-son defense attorneys who specialized in legally complex cases, with defendants such as neo-Nazis, ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, legal, workplace situations, lawyers and clients, workplace, parents and children, defense attorney, family relations, society, parent child relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Rumpole of the Bailey (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rumpole of the Bailey is a British television series created and written by the British writer and barrister John Mortimer. It stars Leo McKern as Horace Rumpole, an aging London barrister who defends any and all clients, and has been spun off into ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, serious
Plot: jury, courtroom, drowning, legal, dentist, shrewd, power relations, couples, uncover truth, courtroom drama, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: london, europe, england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
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Midwives (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a cold and stormy night, and in a house in rural Vermont, midwife Sibyl Danforth is, together with the father and an assistant, in the middle of a homebirth. As time passes, the woman in labor meets with difficulties and Sibyl concludes ...
Plot: childbirth, caesarean birth, knife, midwife, death in childbirth, lawyer, labor, snow, trial
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39%
 7.2
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Reckless (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gorgeous Yankee litigator and a charming southern attorney must hide their intense mutual attraction as a police sex scandal threatens to tear the city of Charleston, S.C. apart.  
Style: sexy, realistic, tense, serious, touching ...
Plot: courtroom, opposites attract, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, crimes, hotshot lawyer, legal, lawyer, love and romance, dishonesty, friendship, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
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39%
 8.1
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Murder One (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Theodore 'Teddy' Hoffman is a highly-regarded defense attorney in a prestigious Los Angeles law firm. Having successfully defended the wealthy but suspicious Richard Cross in a much-publicised murder trial, he is now involved in the ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: legal, murder, lawyer, law firm, courtroom, boss and employee, workplace situations, couple relations, couples, hotshot lawyer, crime, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.5
 160K
Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, family life, murder mystery, housewife, murder, marriage, intrigue, crumbling marriage, rape, gossip and rumors, adultery ...
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38%
 5.6
 1K
The Trial (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the horrific death of his wife and two sons, suicide seems to be the only escape for small town attorney Kent "Mac" McClain... until he's assigned a capital punishment case that begins to transform his life and those around him ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere
Plot: murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, legal action, legal investigation, legal, crimes, introspection, haunted by the past, dedicated lawyer, dealing with death, capital punishment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 15K
Perry Mason (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1932 Los Angeles, the series focuses on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason. Living check-to-check as a low-rent private investigator, Mason is haunted by his wartime experiences in France and suffering the effects of a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, lawyer, courtroom drama, investigation, origin story, courtroom, perry mason, murder, false accusation, legal action, dishonesty, police corruption ...
Time: 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa
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38%