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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, suspense, realistic, disturbing, talky, contemplative
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, court martial, army investigation, war, world war two, military, heroes, ocean or sea, politics, legal action, injustice, legal investigation, rebellion, mentally unstable, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, military life, rivalry, leadership, dedicated lawyer, power relations, ship, lawyer ...
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, thought provoking and suspenseful films with plots about courtroom drama, legal, life is a bitch, society, courtroom, dedicated lawyer and power relations mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial: The Winston Affair (1964), Inherit the Wind (1999), Mutiny (1999), Rules of Engagement (2000), 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, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, murder, legal investigation, crime, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, soldier, war, heroes, crimes, wartime life, state affairs ...
Place: india, asia
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95%
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: talky, captivating, sincere, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom, small town, legal action, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, culture clash, injustice, rebellion, idealism, legal, against the odds, hopes ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: america
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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: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: boot camp, world war two, ship, racism, power relations, military life, disobey, dishonesty, human spirit, fighting the system, law enforcement, military ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, twists and turns, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: army investigation, marines, court case, lawyer, vietnam veteran, friendship, courtroom drama, war, military, vietnam war, courtroom, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east, iraq, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: disturbing, emotional, suspenseful, sincere, talky ...
Plot: courtroom drama, judge, war crime, jews, world war two, holocaust, jewish, redemption, german, cold war, legal, against humanity ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, army investigation, interracial relations, life is a bitch, military, rivalry, soldier, legal, power relations, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: contemplative, disturbing, rough, serious, bleak ...
Plot: american civil war, prison, military, legal, courtroom, captivity, society, prison life, dehumanization, injustice, power relations, starvation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: talky, thought provoking, uplifting, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: racism, world war two, courtroom, interracial relations, life is a bitch, major league, army investigation, wartime life, hopes, dedicated lawyer, athlete's life, legal ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: realistic, serious, emotional, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal action, world war two, small town, courtroom drama, friendship, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, prison, power relations, legal, captivity ...
Time: 1940s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: psychological, realistic, bleak, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, graphic violence, dedicated lawyer, confined, legal action, legal investigation, doctors and patients, golden years, haunted by the past, genocide, concentration camp ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: emotional, serious, sincere, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: interracial relations, world war two, racism, public health, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, doctors and patients, war, courtroom drama, society, misfit, against the odds ...
Time: 70s, 40s, 1940s, year 1973
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: psychological, realistic, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war one, courtroom, military, soldier, court martial, deserter, injustice, change of heart, anti war, society, courtroom drama, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 226K
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, twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, army investigation, navy, suicide, marines, lawyer, military, murder, legal, sexism, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cuba, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, adventure, dangerous animal, injustice, battles, ocean or sea, survival, military life, military, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: tv show, courtroom drama, crimes, legal investigation, dishonesty, jury, rebellion, society, false accusation, murder, political unrest, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: legal, terrorism, professor, terrorist, trial, lawyer, prison life, politics, prison, danger, injustice, rebellion ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: thought provoking, tense, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, character study, redemption, fighting the system, legal action, self esteem, injustice, coma, workplace situations, dishonesty, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 502
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, rough, serious, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, legal, society, fighting the system, dishonesty, military life, law enforcement, police corruption, rebellion, life is a bitch ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 546
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, mathematics, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, legal investigation, courtroom drama, legal action, injustice, rivalry, courtroom, society, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, world war two, courtroom drama, military life, fighting the system, law enforcement, deadly, politics, investigation, army investigation, dedicated lawyer, serial killer ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: captivating, disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, dishonesty, law enforcement, heroes, state affairs, hopes, legal, false accusation, investigation, uncover truth, righting the wronged, military ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, thought provoking, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, military, murder, anti war, australian, legal, military life, soldier, politics, injustice, false accusation, war crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 90s
Place: south africa, australia, africa, south australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
World War II: When Lions Roared (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based upon the actual cables between Washington, London and Moscow during the Second World War, this TV-movie examines the relationship between the leaders of these countries throughout the conflict. Franklin D. Roosevelt (John Lithgow), Winston ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, talky, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, state affairs, war, holocaust, political unrest, leadership, teenage life, head of state, orphan, military, heroes, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, germany, britain, soviet union, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: prison, confined, uncover truth, fighting the system, false accusation, courtroom drama, prison life, society, legal, legal action, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ensign Pulver (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 1945, on an old cargo ship somewhere deep in the Pacific ocean: Captain Morton strives to become commander, so he demands the maximum quality of work from his crew, without granting them any freedom or favors - ignoring that they're thousand of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: military life, world war two, military, officers and cadets, escapades, save the day, heroes, war, ocean or sea, power relations, ship, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, rough, psychological, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, interracial relations, racism, courtroom drama, law enforcement, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, crime, dedicated lawyer, society, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 4K
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: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, social differences, court, human nature, discrimination, injustice, legal, power relations, society, trial, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Heart of the Beholder (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a family who opened the first videocassette rental stores in St. Louis in 1980. The family was ruined by a corrupt prosecutor who had been blackmailed by a religious group because the family refused to remove Martin ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: rebellion, fighting the system, rivalry, courtroom drama, society, dishonesty, corporate crimes, life is a bitch, legal, religions or cults, injustice, store ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, small town life, legal, rivalry, social relations, power relations, haunted by the past, investigation, crime, legal action, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, mind bending, clever, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, legal investigation, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, mystery, hotshot lawyer, price of justice, crimes, who done it, mute or deaf, legal action ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%