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 captivating films and TV series with plots about courtroom, lawyer, legal, courtroom drama, crimes, trial and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Burden of Proof: In Justice (2006), The Good Fight (2017), The Whole Truth (2010), Reckless (2014), 100 Centre Street (2001). 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, false accusation, attorney, courtroom, release from prison, flashback, evidence, witness, murder
Place: san francisco, oakland california
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95%
 8.3
 16K
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, entertaining, exciting
Plot: law firm, lawyer, investigation, courtroom, government, female protagonist, business partner, dysfunctional family, mistrust, suspicion, intrigue, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, district attorney, lawyer, legal action, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, legal investigation, rivalry, ambition, legal, jury, buried truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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76%
 7.1
 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, tense, serious, touching ...
Plot: courtroom, opposites attract, courtroom drama, legal, crimes, hotshot lawyer, lawyers and clients, lawyer, love and romance, romance, friendship, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: suspenseful, thought provoking, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, legal, jury, law enforcement, crimes, legal action, dedicated lawyer, workplace situations, high priced lawyer, workplace, lawsuit, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: lawyer, righting the wronged, power relations, lawyers and clients, coworker, courtroom, jury, legal, judge, ambition, boss, ambitious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: flashback, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, trial, murder, lawyer, judge, courtroom, adultery
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62%
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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: rough, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, law firm, custody, legal, society, rivalry, friendship, hotshot lawyer, child in peril, adoptive mother, social worker, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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, gloomy, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: courtroom, judge, dishonesty, suspicion, mistress, jury, legal, lawyer, life is a bitch, cons and scams, trial, testimony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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56%
 6.9
 12K
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, entertaining, light, humorous
Plot: courtroom, workplace situations, lawyer, psychologist, jury, investigation, manipulation, leader, analysis, human nature, legal, law enforcement ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.5
 102K
The Night Of (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 525 min.
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, serious, suspense, interesting, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, murder trial, murder investigation, lawyer, justice, secrets, vengeance, violent, jail, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, partners, crime, legal investigation, partners against crime, hotshot lawyer, crimes, jury, courtroom, legal, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: hawaii, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 299
Getting Gotti (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The fall of mob boss John Gotti
Plot: mafia, courtroom, jury, prosecutor, mob, female lawyer, lawyer, italian american
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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She Said No (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A successful career woman is raped by a prominent lawyer. However, when she takes the case to court, it results in a hung jury. When the DA's office declines to retry the case, the lawyer opts to sue the woman for malicious prosecution and ...
Plot: miscarriage of justice, lawyer, rape, police, anger, lawsuit, confrontation, courtroom, rapist, district attorney, accusation
⇓ 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: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, family relations, courtroom, murder, society, parents and children, interracial relations, racism, legal, tragedy, courtroom drama, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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
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42%
A Case for Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Hammett is an aggressive young defence attorney on the rise up the corporate ladder. In the courtroom he's known as the "Hail Mary Kid" for his ability to win the unwinnable cases. When one of the firm's lawyers, Darren ...
Plot: trial, adultery, infidelity, suicide, murder, sex, lawyer, court, false accusation, courtroom, sex on table, job promotion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The People vs. Jean Harris (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A re-enactment of the trial of the mistress of the Scarsdale Diet doctor for his March 1980 murder, with excerpts from the transcript of the proceedings serving as the script.
Plot: courtroom, doctor, murder, lawyer, trial, murder trial
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, witty, stylized ...
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty, workplace situations, family relations, moral dilemma, legal, crimes, brother brother relationship, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams, private investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 10K
Hand of God (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A morally corrupt judge suffers a breakdown and believes that God is speaking directly to him, compelling him onto a path of vigilante justice.
Plot: judge, god, corruption, preacher, dysfunctional family, minister, father in law daughter in law relationship, rape victim, talking to god, nervous breakdown, interracial friendship, best friend ...
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38%
 8.0
 2K
Justice (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Justice is an American legal drama produced by Jerry Bruckheimer that aired on Fox in the USA and CTV in Canada. The series also aired on Warner Channel in Latin America, Nine Network in Australia, and on TV2 In New Zealand. It first was broadcast ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: law firm, lawyer, jury, media circus, trial, legal investigation, legal, rivalry, courtroom drama, celebrity culture, innocence, weakness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 3K
Rake (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Keegan Deane's staggering lack of discretion and inability to self-censor land him the law cases that nobody else will touch. He always tries to do the right thing, but at the same time struggles to save himself from the many self-destructive ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous
Plot: courtroom, legal, family relations, crimes, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, intrigue, lawyers and clients, lawyer, district attorney, rivalry, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 6K
Matlock (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, clever, serious ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, legal, courtroom drama, legal action, mystery, elderly, legal investigation, murder, jury ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, law and order, lawsuit, workplace, ex law enforcer, power relations, lawyers and clients, crimes, partners, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Reasonable Doubts (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Reasonable Doubts is a police drama broadcast in the United States by NBC that ran from 1991 to 1993.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: district attorney, deaf, police, law enforcement, mute or deaf, partners against crime, legal, police detective, sign language, deafness, courtroom
Time: 90s
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34%
L.A. Law: The Movie (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Reunion movie from the popular TV series reunites most of the original cast from the Los Angeles law firm of McKenzie-Brackman. In the eight years since the series ended, the founding senior partner, Leland McKenzie, has retired and left Douglas ...
Plot: reunion, death row, lawyer, courtroom, law firm
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Defenders (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, talky ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, lawyers and clients, workplace situations, workplace, parents and children, defense attorney, legal, family relations, society, parent child relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, secret service, fbi, female partner, sexual tension, dishonesty, partners, government official, crimes, crime, partners against crime, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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33%
 7.2
 6K
Harry's Law (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, teacher, student, legal action, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, judge, workplace, coincidence, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 722
The Yard (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a fateful domestic clash, a devoted mother finds herself in prison and fighting to survive in hopes of reuniting with her daughter.
Plot: singing, gun, suicide, kidnapping, courtroom, love, violence, lesbian, police, judge, court, abuse ...
Place: turkey
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31%