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
Country: USA
Duration: 184 min.
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

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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, suspenseful and exciting films and TV series with plots about lawyer, legal, crimes, courtroom, murder, crime and trial mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Burden of Proof: In Justice (2006), The Good Fight (2017), Midwives (2001), Reckless (2014), The Whole Truth (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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In Justice (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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 ...
Plot: wrongful conviction, lawyer, murder, flashback, attorney, legal, witness, courtroom, false accusation, evidence, defense attorney, release from prison
Place: oakland california, san francisco
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95%
 8.3
 18K
The Good Fight (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, exciting, entertaining
Plot: law firm, courtroom, lawyer, investigation, government, female protagonist, business partner, mistrust, dysfunctional family, suspicion, intrigue, scandal ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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81%
 5.8
 370
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: knife, labor, midwife, childbirth, snow, trial, death in childbirth, lawyer, caesarean birth
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75%
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 3K
Reckless (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: courtroom, opposites attract, crimes, hotshot lawyer, legal, courtroom drama, lawyers and clients, lawyer, love and romance, romance, friendship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Whole Truth (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: As District Attorney Kathryn Peale and defense attorney Jimmy Nolan rally their teams around their arguments and prepare to go head-to-head in the the courtroom, they make frantic moves and countermoves of complex legal wrangling to tilt justice in ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: district attorney, legal action, lawyer, lawyers and clients, rivalry, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, courtroom, jury, legal, buried truth, ego clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Defenders (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Defenders is a drama about two colorful Las Vegas defense attorneys who go all-in when it comes to representing their clients. Nick and Pete are the local go-to guys with an eclectic client list who are still looking to hit their own jackpot.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, workplace, hopes, partners, dedicated lawyer, legal action, coworker, power relations, lawyers and clients, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Client (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Client is an American television series that aired on CBS from September 18, 1995 to August 16, 1996. The series was based on the 1994 film The Client, itself adapted from the 1993 John Grisham novel also of the same name.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: custody, law firm, parents and children, legal action, dedicated lawyer, legal, kids in trouble, power relations, alcohol abuse, family problems, recovering alcoholic, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
100 Centre Street (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 100 Centre Street is an American legal drama created by Sidney Lumet and starring Alan Arkin, Val Avery, Bobby Cannavale, Joel de la Fuente and Paula Devicq.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking, gloomy
Plot: courtroom, legal action, workplace, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, crimes, workplace situations, lawsuit, legal, cop witness relations, jury, honest law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5K
The Guardian (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately, the high life has gotten the best of Nick. Arrested for drug use, he's sentenced to do 1,500 hours of community service, somehow to ...
Style: realistic, rough, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, legal, law firm, child in peril, rivalry, friendship, society, custody, hotshot lawyer, social worker, dysfunctional family, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 241
Fabio Montale (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fabio Montale, a crime squad superintendent who knows Marseille like the back of his hand. The city crawls with gangs, corrupt policemen, shady politicians and the mafia – all standing in the way of justice.
Place: marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Don't Tempt the Devil (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lovely young nurse finds herself framed for the murder of a hospital patient who died after she administered an injection.
Plot: lawyer, murder, femme fatale, interrogation, nurse, adultery, trial, will, cynicism, injection
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
King & Maxwell (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sean King and Michelle Maxwell aren't your typical pair of private investigators. As discredited Secret Service agents, their unique skills often give them a leg up on suspects and conventional law enforcement. He's charming and always one ...
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, secret service, fbi, investigation, partners against crime, crimes, intrigue, investigator, lawyer, suspicion, corruption, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Married Man (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: British television movie in which a married lawyer's excursion into adultery leads to murder.
Plot: marriage, husband wife relationship, lie, murder, politics, lawyer, affair, older man younger woman relationship, parliament, adultery, extramarital affair, liar ...
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54%
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 14K
Bull (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Jason Bull is the brilliant, brash, and charming founder of a hugely successful trial consulting firm.
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining, light
Plot: courtroom, workplace situations, lawyer, psychologist, jury, investigation, manipulation, leader, outsmarting, analysis, human nature, law enforcement ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.0
 2K
Accused (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, punishment, crimes, trial, dishonesty, crime and punishment, guilt, legal, jury, lawyer, testimony, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Season in Purgatory (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: True story about a kid from rich family with political ties who covers up a suspicious death of a young woman. This comes back to haunt him later.
Plot: blow job, murder, shower, boarding school, father son relationship, trial, writers, catholic, large family
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Scarlet Camellia (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In this Japanese drama, a young woman begins murdering all those responsible for her ailing father's condition. First she torches her parents' villa, and then slaughters all her lascivious mother's lovers. Because the girl is so ...
Style: jidai geki
Plot: set on fire, multiple murder, suicide, attempted rape, alias, adultery, mother daughter relationship, revenge, biological father, presumed dead, scissors, serial killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A married man meets a beautiful woman and they begin an affair.
Plot: judge, lawyer, murder, flashback, adultery, courtroom, trial, looking at the camera, talking to the camera
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Jake and the Fatman (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jake and the Fatman is a television crime drama starring William Conrad as prosecutor J. L. "Fatman" McCabe and Joe Penny as investigator Jake Styles. The series ran on CBS for five seasons from 1987 to 1992. Diagnosis: Murder was a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, partners, partners against crime, hotshot lawyer, crimes, legal investigation, crime, jury, courtroom, legal, police investigation, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: hawaii, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Teresa Raquin (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 173 min.
Story: In order to be together, lovers Therese and Laurent plot to kill Therese's husband, Camille, but find themselves haunted by their deeds and Madame Raquin's silent judgment.
Plot: murder, adultery, destiny
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.4
 41K
Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, crimes, riddles and clues, coworker, police investigation, danger, determination, suspicion, murder, superior officer, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 755
Karen Sisco (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: As a U.S. Deputy Marshal, based on Miami, Florida's Gold Coast, Karen must deal with the underbelly of South Beach nightlife and Palm Beach high life while tracking down fugitives. She also struggles to win the respect of her fellow officers. ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, workplace, boss and employee, crimes, parents and children, track down, love and romance, fugitives, crime, chases and races, shrewd, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
American Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An anthology drama focusing on all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system dealing with crimes committed in America.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom, family relations, crimes, parents and children, interracial relations, society, murder, racism, legal, tragedy, courtroom drama, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: dark humor, captivating, realistic, stylized, witty ...
Plot: lawyer, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, moral dilemma, workplace situations, family relations, crimes, legal, private investigator, brother brother relationship, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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42%
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 3K
The Last Don (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 258 min.
Story: Sprawling Mario Puzo novel about an Italian family of gangsters draws the inevitable comparison to "The Godfather", but does find its own direction. Headed by Don Domenico Clericuzio, the family executes a rival gang on the night of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, rough, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, family relations, rivalry, crimes, honeymoon, daughter, grandson, mafia, organized crime, blind ambition, unfulfillment, retired ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: About the infamous murder of six year old child beauty pageant contestant JonBenét Ramsey and the hysterical media coverage that made the investigation even more difficult.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, child killer, who done it, family relations, mystery, parents and children, deadly, dishonesty, small town life, law enforcement, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is the filmed version of Pál Závada's novel of the same title, which was first published in 1997 and soon became a bestseller. The story takes place during World War I and afterwards in a small town in south-eastern Hungary. It tells ...
Plot: female director, pubic hair, world war one, adultery, based on a novel
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Certain Justice (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
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: investigation, violence, lawyer, murder, police, cottage, secretary, attorney, cleaning lady
Place: scotland yard
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38%
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
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37%
The Scarlet Letter (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the 17th century Massachusetts, a married women, whose husband is missing, has a child with the local pastor. The puritanical residents of her town condemn her to carry the Scarlet Letter of shame. Then the husband shows up.
Plot: adultery, infidelity, puritan, adulteress, pariah, sexuality, extramarital affair, illegitimate child, colonial america, letter, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 17th century
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%