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, legal, courtroom drama, suicide, adultery, courtroom, insider trading

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about lawyer, legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, crimes, murder and power relations mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Burden of Proof: The Good Fight (2017), Innocent (2011), The Lincoln Lawyer (2022), The Jury (2004), A Wife Confesses (1961). 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, queer cinema
Plot: law firm, lawyer, female lawyer, courtroom, female protagonist, investigation, government, business partner, mistrust, suspicion, dysfunctional family, intrigue ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s, 21st century
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: lawyer, legal, murder, mystery, crimes, courtroom drama, dishonesty, legal investigation, father son relationship, uncover truth, couple relations, affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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78%
The Lincoln Lawyer (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sidelined after an accident, hotshot Los Angeles lawyer Mickey Haller restarts his career — and his trademark Lincoln — when he takes on a murder case.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense, psychological
Plot: criminal, lawyer, courtroom drama, justice, murder, murder mystery, murder investigation, sleuth, investigation, crime investigation, mystery, dedicated lawyer ...
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58%
 7.1
 133
The Jury (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in New York City, the series brings the viewer into the jury room to watch the deliberators try to answer the many questions posed during a trial. As facts are exposed through flashbacks of testimony and crime footage, viewers will form their ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: legal, courtroom, lawyer, jury, legal investigation, courtroom drama, law enforcement, legal action, crimes, mind game, murder, verdict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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A Wife Confesses (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tied to a mountain between her brutalizing spouse and her secret lover, disaster strikes; the authorities accuse her of murder and prompt a confession.
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, murder trial, adultery, mountain climbing, doubt, professor, cuckold, climbing, suspicious wife, young widow ...
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57%
 8.1
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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: captivating, realistic, serious, clever, talky ...
Plot: lawyer, legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, workplace situations, lawyers and clients, defense attorney, workplace, parents and children, parent child relationship, family relations, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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55%
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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: serious, thought provoking, rough, realistic
Plot: legal, lawyer, law enforcement, courtroom drama, fighting the system, police detective, hotshot lawyer, workplace, fighting crime, society, rivalry, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, murder, frame up, vietnam veteran, protagonist as suspect, mystery, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.3
 6K
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: serious, clever, exciting, realistic
Plot: law firm, legal, lawyer, courtroom, starting over, workplace, courtroom drama, court, legal action, partners, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Judge John Deed (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Judge John Deed is a British legal drama television series produced by the BBC in association with One-Eyed Dog for BBC One. It was created by G.F. Newman and stars Martin Shaw as Sir John Deed, a High Court judge who tries to seek real justice in ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, clever
Plot: legal, judge, lawyer, courtroom drama, workplace, workplace intrigue, courtroom, uninhibited rivalry, corruption, ambition, judiciary, court hearing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative
Plot: legal, lawyer, murder, courtroom, investigation, hotshot lawyer, couples, workplace situations, boss and employee, couple relations, law firm, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: rough, suspenseful, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, legal, fighting crime, law enforcement, workplace, crimes, rivalry, police detective, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.8
 2K
Janet King (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Senior Prosecutor Janet King returns from maternity leave to confront a high-profile murder, and a conspiracy which will have shocking ramifications throughout the judicial system.
Style: realistic, clever, captivating, serious, political thriller
Plot: legal, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, ambition, boss and employee, legal action, workplace, workplace situations, murder, courtroom, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.7
 925
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: serious, realistic
Plot: lawyer, legal, courtroom, nypd, judge, family relations, legal battle, vigilantism, rivalry, prostitute, legal action, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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48%
 7.0
 8K
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: lawyer, legal, crimes, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, uncover truth, legal action, mystery, legal investigation, lawyers and clients, jury ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, southern usa
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46%
 7.0
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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, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom, opposites attract, lawyer, legal, crimes, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, love and romance, friendship, friends, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Client (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, custody, law firm, recovering alcoholic, legal action, dedicated lawyer, legal, power relations, kids in trouble, family problems, parents and children, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder mystery, legal, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, defense attorney, law student, murder, court case, courtroom, college, lgbt, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Whole Truth (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: lawyer, legal action, district attorney, rivalry, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, jury, legal, ego clash, hidden truth, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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41%
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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, serious, psychological
Plot: lawyer, legal, wrongful conviction, attorney, courtroom, witness, evidence, false accusation, murder, released from prison, righting the wronged, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, oakland california
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40%
Law & Order: UK (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Adapted from the hit US series, Law & Order: UK follows a team of police detectives and prosecutors representing the public interest in the criminal justice system.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: legal, forensics, lawyer, courtroom, police detective, workplace, crimes, fighting crime, cop witness relations, rivalry, judge, jury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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39%
Criminal Justice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 584 min.
TV show
Story: The worst thing Ben has ever done is, tonight, he takes his Dad's black cab out without his permission. But that's not why Ben ends the evening in a police cell. What looked to be a spontaneous evening of fun with a sexy stranger, Melanie, ...
Style: bleak, captivating, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: legal, prison life, courtroom, accused of murder, confined, legal investigation, life is a bitch, crimes, murder, mystery, lawyers and clients, bbc ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Witness for the Prosecution (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The hunt is on to find the murderer of a wealthy glamorous heiress who is found dead in her London townhouse. Based on the short story by Agatha Christie.
Style: slasher
Plot: murder mystery, heiress, murder, socialite, accused of murder, court, inheritance, lawyer, interwar period, legal, christmas, maid ...
Time: 1920s
Place: london
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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: realistic, serious, clever, witty
Plot: legal, lawyer, dentist, courtroom, drowning, jury, couple relations, workplace situations, courtroom drama, couples, power relations, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century, year 1967 ...
Place: europe, england, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young theatre director is accused of killing a more famous Broadway director. Perry takes his case.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, intelligence agency, private investigator, power relations, investigation, legal, mystery, workplace, crimes, dedicated lawyer, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Practice (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Practice is an American legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston law firm. Running for eight seasons on ABC from 1997 to 2004, the show won the Emmy in 1998 and 1999 for Best Drama Series, and ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, clever, stylized
Plot: law firm, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, legal, courtroom drama, courtroom, social problems, moral dilemma, workplace, crimes, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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36%
 7.0
 6K
The Firm (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a young associate, Mitchell McDeere brought down the prestigious Memphis law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, which operated as a front for the Chicago mob -- and his life was never the same. After a difficult decade, which included a stay ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, legal, law firm, workplace, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, crimes, dishonesty, legal investigation, witness protection, corruption, family man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 2K
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: courtroom, lawyer, murder, courtroom drama, legal action, legal investigation, legal, introspection, haunted by the past, dealing with death, crimes, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 12K
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, suspense, tense
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, murder, legal, prosecutor, false accusation, evidence, crimes, uncover truth, court, testimony, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Law & Order  Los Angeles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and developed by Blake Masters, it ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: legal, law and order, legal action, police investigation, murder, fighting crime, legal investigation, power relations, law enforcement, partners against crime, courtroom drama, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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35%