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The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
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: biting, talky, serious, clever, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: ship, dedicated lawyer, ocean or sea, mentally unstable, war, courtroom, army investigation, leadership, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, military life, injustice, politics, legal, military, dishonesty, heroes, law enforcement, rebellion, rivalry, power relations, court martial, u.s. navy
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Judgment at Nuremberg
Drama, War
USA
186 min.
 8.2
Inherit the Wind
Drama
USA
113 min.
 7.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, thought provoking and disturbing films with plots about legal, society, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, injustice and power relations mostly in Drama, War and Crime genres. Some movies like The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial: The Winston Affair (1964), Mutiny (1999), Citizen Verdict (2003), Inherit the Wind (1999), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Winston Affair
Genre: Drama, War
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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 ...
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Mutiny
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, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
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Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: san francisco
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Citizen Verdict
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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 ...
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Inherit the Wind
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Judgment at Nuremberg
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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 ...
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Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
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King & Country
Genre: Drama, War
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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.
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Separate But Equal
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: A dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation. One of the most pivotal moments in 20th century American history is bracingly dramatized in Separate but Equal. In telling the detailed story of the ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, serious, realistic, clever ...
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Place: south carolina, usa, washington d.c.
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The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson
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.
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Time: 1940s
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System:   53%
    User:   54%
 
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Duration: 93 min.
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Word of Honor
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Miss Evers' Boys
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Father
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Judgment
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Afterburn
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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 ...
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Death of a Soldier
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
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The Hanoi Hilton
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World War II: When Lions Roared
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Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Time: 40s, 1940s
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: serious, sincere, talky, realistic, thought provoking
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: tennessee
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The Andersonville Trial
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
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Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, thought provoking ...
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Time: 19th century
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Black and White
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Australia, 1958. When a nine year old white girl is found murdered, police are quick to arrest illiterate Aborigine, Max Stuart. Under interrogation Max admits to the killing and signs a statement that will send him to the gallows. With no Court of ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic
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Time: 50s, 1950s
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