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, insider trading

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and captivating films and TV series with plots about lawyer, legal, crimes, courtroom, murder, trial and crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Burden of Proof: The Good Fight (2017), In Justice (2006), The Defenders (1961), Midwives (2001), Reckless (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, courtroom, investigation, government, female protagonist, business partner, dysfunctional family, mistrust, suspicion, scandal, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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95%
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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 ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological
Plot: lawyer, wrongful conviction, evidence, false accusation, courtroom, witness, release from prison, attorney, murder, legal, righting the wronged, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, oakland california
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89%
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The Defenders (1961)
Genre: Crime, 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: realistic, captivating, serious, clever, talky ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, legal, lawyers and clients, workplace situations, workplace, parents and children, defense attorney, society, family relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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85%
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 377
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: midwife, labor, knife, snow, lawyer, childbirth, death in childbirth, caesarean birth, trial
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83%
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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, crimes, legal, hotshot lawyer, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, lawyer, love and romance, friendship, romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
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82%
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, legal, ego clash, jury, buried truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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75%
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, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, workplace, hopes, lawyers and clients, partners, law firm, power relations, jury, boss, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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74%
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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: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: lawyer, law firm, legal, child in peril, rivalry, society, friendship, custody, hotshot lawyer, social worker, dysfunctional family, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: custody, law firm, legal action, dedicated lawyer, legal, power relations, kids in trouble, family problems, parents and children, alcohol abuse, recovering alcoholic, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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69%
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, law enforcement, legal, dedicated lawyer, workplace, crimes, workplace situations, lawsuit, jury, cop witness relations, high priced lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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68%
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, secret service, fbi, crimes, partners against crime, investigation, intrigue, investigator, lawyer, suspicion, resourceful, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: nurse, interrogation, trial, adultery, lawyer, murder, femme fatale, injection, will, cynicism
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61%
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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: entertaining, captivating, light, humorous
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, investigation, workplace situations, psychologist, jury, manipulation, outsmarting, research, human nature, leader, analysis ...
Place: new york, usa
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58%
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: large family, writers, trial, boarding school, blow job, catholic, shower, murder, father son relationship
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58%
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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
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57%
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, fighting crime, hotshot lawyer, partners against crime, legal investigation, crime, deadly, police investigation, private detective, partners, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: hawaii, usa, california
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56%
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: revenge, presumed dead, biological father, set on fire, multiple murder, suicide, alias, mother daughter relationship, scissors, adultery, attempted rape, serial killer
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55%
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: extramarital affair, older man younger woman relationship, adultery, affair, husband wife relationship, murder, marriage, infidelity, lie, politics, lawyer, parliament ...
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54%
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: trial, adultery, judge, lawyer, courtroom, flashback, murder, looking at the camera, talking to the camera
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54%
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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, coworker, crimes, riddles and clues, police investigation, danger, determination, suspicion, murder, superior officer, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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50%
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Cleaning Up (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This characterful drama focuses on an ordinary working class woman, Sam, who is caught between two worlds - the everyday life of a devoted and loving Mum and the darker, dangerous world of insider trading. While struggling with an online gambling ...
Plot: insider trading, stock market, gambling, interracial friendship, working class, british, marital separation, false name, compulsive liar, eviction, coworker, female friendship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london
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49%
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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, track down, parents and children, crime, love and romance, family relations, confrontation with superior, superior officer, fugitives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa
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48%
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, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: family relations, courtroom, crimes, society, interracial relations, parents and children, murder, racism, legal, tragedy, courtroom drama, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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47%
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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: destiny, murder, adultery
Place: paris france
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47%
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, stylized, realistic, witty ...
Plot: lawyer, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, moral dilemma, workplace situations, family relations, private investigator, crimes, legal, brother brother relationship, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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46%
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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, gloomy, atmospheric, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, family relations, rivalry, crimes, honeymoon, mafia, daughter, organized crime, grandson, graphic violence, hate, urban ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas
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46%
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Bleak House (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 510 min.
Story: A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.
Style: captivating, bleak, serious, mysterious, realistic
Plot: estate, secret, intrigue, uncover truth, orphan, investigation, social differences, inheritance, haunted by the past, lawyer, murder, charles dickens ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe
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44%
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, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, child killer, who done it, parents and children, small town life, mystery, media, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: colorado
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44%
Franklin & Bash (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When they're not hanging out at their favorite hot dog stand pontificating on what they'd go through to enjoy a night with their favorite female celebrities, Jared Franklin and Peter Bash are chasing down their latest clients...sometimes ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, sincere ...
Plot: law firm, lawyer, courtroom, workplace situations, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, trial, power relations, young man, friends, ambitious, defense attorney ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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41%
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: cottage, lawyer, secretary, attorney, police, murder, violence, investigation, cleaning lady
Place: scotland yard
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40%