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The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988)
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The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A full-length adaptation, originally staged as a play, of the court-martial segment from the novel "The Caine Mutiny".
Style: thought provoking, clever, serious, biting, realistic, disturbing, talky
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, court martial, ship, army investigation, war, military, heroes, ocean or sea, politics, legal action, injustice, legal investigation, rebellion, mentally unstable, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, military life, rivalry, dedicated lawyer, leadership, power relations, lawyer, u.s. navy ...
Time: 1940s

Most similar movies to The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about legal, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, power relations and society mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial: The Winston Affair (1964), Rules of Engagement (2000), Mutiny (1999), Inherit the Wind (1999), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Winston Affair (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a remote jungle outpost in the Far Eastern theater of World War II, a hotheaded American soldier murders an allied British sergeant in cold blood. Stalwart American Lt. Colonel Barney Adams (Mitchum) is dispatched to defend him in the ensuing ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, crime, courtroom drama, soldier, crimes, legal action, war, state affairs, racism, power relations ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Rules of Engagement (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow marine to represent him.
Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: marines, court case, lawyer, army investigation, vietnam veteran, friendship, courtroom drama, war, military, vietnam war, courtroom, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east, battleship, iraq ...
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100%
Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: racism, courtroom, courtroom drama, law enforcement, fighting the system, dishonesty, military life, power relations, society, injustice, discrimination, rebellion ...
Time: 90s
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79%
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Mutiny (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fact-based story about 300 predominantly black sailors who were killed on July 17, 1944 while loading munitions on a ship in San Francisco. Three weeks later, 50 survivors were court-martialed for refusing to load another shipment. The men cited the ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: boot camp, ship, power relations, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, officers and cadets, military life, fighting the system, dishonesty, law enforcement, disobey, human spirit ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Inherit the Wind (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.
Style: serious, clever, sincere, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: small town, courtroom, culture clash, school, rivalry, small town life, against the odds, dishonesty, fighting the system, media, religions or cults, power relations ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, disturbing, sincere, talky ...
Plot: courtroom drama, judge, holocaust, war crime, redemption, cold war, against humanity, trial, genocide, war, german, society ...
Time: 60s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Citizen Verdict (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marty Rockman, the notorious producer of the hit reality-TV show "So Sue Me", has a brand new concept: "Citizen Verdict". Each week a real criminal case will be tried before the American people, but this time they're also ...
Style: realistic, biting, clever, bleak, serious ...
Plot: tv show, courtroom drama, celebrity culture, crime, media satire, criminal heroes, legal action, dedicated lawyer, heroes, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Incident (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the town's only doctor (Barnard Hughes) dies while at ...
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, talky, serious ...
Plot: small town, courtroom drama, legal, law enforcement, dishonesty, anti semitism, power relations, prison, war, captivity, moral dilemma, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Rose Garden (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In Germany, an old man attacks another old man and is arrested. The attacker refuses to speak. A female lawyer is appointed to him. She discovers that the attacker has numbers tattooed on his arm and the attacked man was a German officer.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking, tense, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, haunted by the past, uncover truth, doctors and patients, golden years, wartime life, crimes, concentration camp, legal, airport, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Court (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the ...
Style: serious, clever, sincere, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, social differences, life is a bitch, rich and poor, power relations, dishonesty, legal, false accusation, dedicated lawyer, human nature, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: There is no question that the Arab terrorist portrayed by Robert Davi is guilty of killing five US citizens in Barcelona. Even his lawyers have zero respect for the rabidly sociopathic Davi. But Jewish defence attorney Ron Leibman is obsessed with ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, professor, lawyer, trial, legal, rebellion, courtroom drama, society, injustice, heroes, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A film about the early life of the baseball star in the army, particulary his court-martial for insubordination regarding segragation.
Style: disturbing, clever, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: courtroom, racism, opposites attract, military, soldier, life is a bitch, interracial relations, wartime life, dedicated lawyer, anti semitism, military life, fighting the system ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Color of Justice (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: murder, racism, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, crime, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, law enforcement, injustice, vigilantism, politics, interracial relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
King & Country (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During World War I a British soldier, charged with desertion, is defended by an officer who at first despises his actions and then grows to feel sympathy for him.
Style: realistic, sincere, tense, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, courtroom, military, court martial, deserter, infantrymen, hapless soldier, power relations, anti war, change of heart, self discovery, legal ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.7
 217K
A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: intense, tense, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, navy, military, suicide, army investigation, lawyer, murder, sexism, trial, marines, u.s. navy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cuba, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 490
Word of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson to stand trial for murder. Tyson, confronted by an army ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, courtroom drama, police corruption, military, soldier, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, crime, legal, courtroom, hospital, false accusation ...
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
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Afterburn (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force Captain Theodore T. Harduvel was one of the best F-16 pilots the U.S. had to ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, corporate crimes, dishonesty, fighting the system, law enforcement, against the odds, righting the wronged, false accusation, legal, rivalry, military, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Andersonville Trial (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A dramatization of the 1865 war-crimes trial of Henry Wirz, commandant of the notorious Confederate POW camp at Andersonville, Georgia.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, serious, rough ...
Plot: prison, military, american civil war, courtroom, confined, crimes, army investigation, legal action, legal investigation, life is a bitch, wartime life, military life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.7
 519
Unbowed (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of Kim Kyung-ho, a math professor who was arrested for shooting a crossbow at the presiding judge of his appeal against unfair dismissal.
Style: rough, serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense ...
Plot: legal, mathematics, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, legal action, injustice, uncover truth, rivalry, courtroom, society
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mason defends a man he had sentenced to prison when he was an appellate-court judge. Now, 18 months after the sentencing, a new witness turns up to prove the man's innocence. Mason steps in to defend the man.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, courtroom, frame up, false accusation, life is a bitch, rivalry, courtroom drama, injustice, legal, prison, righting the wronged, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 717
Marie (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A single mother takes a job with the government where she is confronted with corruption.
Style: serious, talky, thought provoking, sincere, realistic
Plot: politics, fighting the system, political corruption, corruption, workplace situations, uncover truth, state affairs, workplace, idealism, power relations, rivalry, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Warrior Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rookie lawyer Alec Brno has just been assigned the case of his career: exposing a billion-dollar oil scam led by a ruthless mafia boss. When he reluctantly falls for the gangster's beautiful but drug-addicted wife - also his key witness - Alec ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, dangerous attraction, gangsters, crimes, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, fall in love, legal investigation, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Death of a Soldier (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a true story, James Coburn portrays a military lawyer assigned to defend a confessed psychotic killer. Set in the context of WWII and the uneasy US-Australian military alliance. The accused killer claims to have killed 3 women in order to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, serious
Plot: soldier, army investigation, legal, psychopath, serial killer, investigation, politics, mentally unstable, law enforcement, fighting the system, deadly, military life ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: True story of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, its crew's struggle to survive the sharks and exposure, and the captain's scape-goat court-martial.
Style: captivating, exciting, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, heroes, dangerous animal, escapades, ocean or sea, battles, injustice, courtroom drama, military, army investigation, war, survival ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Incident in a Small Town (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lily and her son John live alone in a small town as her husband has been killed fighting the war in France. Or at least that is what she told John, but the arrival of Frank back in the town leads him to find out that she not only has been lying ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, small town, deadly, law enforcement, haunted by the past, rivalry, social relations, power relations, legal, legal action, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 33K
The Verdict (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Frank Galvin is a down-on-his luck lawyer, reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing. Former associate Mickey Morrissey reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice suit that he himself served to Galvin on a silver platter: all parties ...
Style: tense, touching, serious, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom drama, character study, redemption, courtroom, self esteem, fighting the system, injustice, coma, legal action, workplace situations, dishonesty, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, emotional, serious ...
Plot: prison, legal action, wrongfully committed, dedicated lawyer, confined, crime, society, courtroom drama, racism, power relations, uncover truth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 11K
Breaker Morant (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from the irregular practices of the ...
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: war, military, murder, australian, military life, anti war, soldier, politics, injustice, legal, false accusation, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century
Place: south africa, australia, africa, south australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Witness for the Prosecution (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Wilfred Robarts, a famed barrister is released from the hospital, where he stayed for two months following his heart attack. Returning to the practise of his lawyer skills, he takes the case of Leonard Vole, an unemployed man who is accused of ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, talky, witty ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, legal investigation, humble, power relations, crimes, price of justice, mystery, couple relations, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of the US Government's 1932 Tuskeegee Syphilis Experiments, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.
Style: sincere, uplifting, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: public health, racism, misfit, idealism, interracial relations, war, human spirit, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, uncover truth, doctors and patients, courtroom drama ...
Time: 40s, 70s, year 1973
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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