Movies like A Case for Murder

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A Case for Murder (1993)
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A Case for Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Hammett is an aggressive young defence attorney on the rise up the corporate ladder. In the courtroom he's known as the "Hail Mary Kid" for his ability to win the unwinnable cases. When one of the firm's lawyers, Darren Gaines, is murdered and Gaines' wife is charged, Hammett is assigned as her attorney. Hammett asks Kate Weldon, a recently hired lawyer, to assist him. Together they discover some inconsistencies in the case as well as a possible connection to the recent murder of a judge.
Plot: lawyer, murder, court, suicide, adultery, infidelity, sex, party, city, murder mystery, female judge, female lawyer, marriage proposal, false accusation, law firm, coworker, flashback, courtroom, evidence, suspicion, abusive boyfriend, job promotion, kitchen, kiss, bed ...

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Most similar movies to A Case for Murder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, lawyer, adultery, infidelity, crimes, dishonesty and deadly mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Case for Murder: Double Jeopardy (1996), The Last Seduction (1994), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981), Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017), Trade-Off (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Double Jeopardy (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A naive 16 year old waitress falls for a corrupt, married police officer. When she falls pregnant, her lover plots her murder.
Plot: adultery, city, murder, infidelity, sex in car, police officer, pregnancy, court
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Last Seduction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) convinces her husband, Clay (Bill Pullman), to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, neo noir, sexual, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, money, betrayal, couples, small town, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, power relations, disorder, bitch, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, miami, chicago illinois, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain of events that culminates in murder. Based on a novel by James M. Cain.
Style: neo noir, sexy, serious, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, obsession, betrayal, murder of husband, infidelity, conspiracy, crimes, fatal attraction, crimes of passion, romance, love affair, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Hard-nosed liberal lawyer Roman J. Israel has been fighting the good fight forever while others take the credit. When his partner – the firm’s frontman – has a heart attack, Israel suddenly takes on that role. He soon discovers some unsettling ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: civil rights, lawyer, murder, courtroom, moral dilemma, idealist, money, african american, court, execution, lawyer client relationship, death of protagonist ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Trade-Off (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man has an affair with a mysterious woman and shares with her his desire to end his troubled marriage. When his wife is found dead, his lover admits to the killing and persuades him to kill her husband in return.
Plot: cheating wife, loss of wife, affair, dysfunctional marriage, road accident, ranch, accident, confession, waking up, runner, restaurant, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Guilty as Sin (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Before a criminal lawyer knows what has happened, she is forced to defend a wife killer she knows is guilty.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, murder, woman in danger, womanizer, psychopath, legal investigation, manipulation, uncover truth, crimes, dangerous attraction, rivalry, mind game ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 202K
Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, intellectual, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: murder mystery, mind game, investigation, courtroom drama, manipulation, legal investigation, obsession, lawyer, adultery, perfect crime, murder, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Queens, Mike Keegan is celebrating with his wife Ellie, his son Tommy and friends his recent promotion to detective in a precinct in Manhattan. Meanwhile, in a fancy club, the socialite Claire Gregory witnesses the murder of the owner of the ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, marriage, police detective, socialite, romance, promotion, bittersweet, fall in love, woman in danger, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Blue Room (2014)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A man and a woman, secretly in love, alone in a room. They desire each other, want each other, and even bite each other. In the afterglow, they share a few sweet nothings. At least the man seemed to believe they were nothing. Now under investigation ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, sexual content, police interrogation, murder trial, infidelity, crimes, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, secret, lawyer, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Scream of the Butterfly (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A beautiful woman marries a rich man for his money, then embarks on an affair and plans to use her boyfriend to help murder her husband.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, adultery, assassination plot, bisexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), flashback, female nudity, bisexual, sex, bubble bath
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The People vs. Jean Harris (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A re-enactment of the trial of the mistress of the Scarsdale Diet doctor for his March 1980 murder, with excerpts from the transcript of the proceedings serving as the script.
Plot: murder trial, courtroom, murder, director, doctor, lawyer, crimes of passion, court
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 35K
Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexy, sexual, neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, adultery, betrayal, lust, small town, crimes, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, protagonist as suspect, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 619
In Her Defense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Her Defense is a 1998 thriller directed by Sidney J. Furie. Lawyer Andrew Garfield begins having an affair with a deaf woman, played by Marlee Matlin, when one day her husband catches them. Andrew Garfield then kills him. From then on in the ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful
Plot: murder, infidelity, power relations, couples, romance, mute or deaf, dishonesty, crimes, dedicated lawyer, legal, legal action, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Flag in the Mist (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When her only relative, her elder brother is accused of robbing and murdering an old woman loan-shark, pretty, young Kiriko (Chieko Baisho) travels from her home in Kyushu to Tokyo to get Japan's top lawyer to defend her brother. Unfortunately ...
Plot: revenge, murder, court, flashback, lawyer, witness, class differences, baseball player, retribution, evidence, french restaurant, cigarette lighter
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 88K
Unfaithful (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Connie is a wife and mother whose 11-year marriage to Edward has lost its sexual spark. When Connie literally runs into handsome book collector Paul, he sweeps her into an all-consuming affair. But Edward soon becomes suspicious and decides to ...
Style: sexy, sexual, suspenseful, erotic, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, husband wife relationship, older woman younger man relationship, cheating wife, dangerous attraction, hot and sexy, sexual obsession, extramarital affair, cuckold, crimes of passion, fatal attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, turkey, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 10K
Suspect (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But when public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to his case, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, talky, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, murder, false accusation, mystery, lawyer, political conspiracy, dedicated lawyer, murder mystery, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, mute or deaf ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Deviant Obsession (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Joan Alton is a lawyer who goes undercover at a strip club to gather clues that might exonerate her lover who has been accused of murder. While the defendant's secrets unveil, she will stop at nothing to catch the real killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: strip club, false accusation, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, amateur detective, life is a bitch, obsession, frame up, murder, couples, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 337
Linda (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two couples, friends for a long time, decide to go away together. Things soon take a turn for the worse when Linda and Jeff spend far too much time together instead of with their respective spouses, Paul and Stella. - From IMDB
Style: neo noir, cynical, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, murder, infidelity, couples, couple relations, love and romance, crimes, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, affair, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.7
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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: tense, twists and turns, realistic, serious, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, army investigation, navy, u.s. navy, marines, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, suicide, court, military, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: cuba, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Deadly Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: International reporter Jeff Randal spends half of his time abroad. His wife Donna feels neglected. When their preteen daughter Melinda's hunky teacher Adam Hamilton notices, Donna becomes his hot lover, to her Boston bookstore employer and ...
Style: tense, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, serious ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love affair, couples, murder, crimes, love and romance, betrayal, stalking, dangerous attraction, sex, cheating wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Legalese (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a sexy actress is charged with murder, a charming celebrity lawyer uses trickery to defend her against the press as well as the prosecution
Style: suspense, biting, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: neighbor, murder, celebrity culture, false accusation, who done it, media satire, courtroom drama, power relations, couples, courtroom, satire, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, twists and turns, captivating, serious, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, legal investigation, court, murder, hotshot lawyer, mind game, legal, judge, crimes, arrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
In Defense of a Married Man (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lawyer's husband is having an affair. When the woman he is having the affair with is found dead. He is the prime suspect. Though he adamantly proclaims his innocence. His wife takes charge of his defense, but can she place his betrayal behind ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: adultery, infidelity, framed for murder, murder, legal, legal action, love and romance, couples, love affair, crimes, dishonesty, murder suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Double Cross (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A chance encounter with a blonde in a sports car causes a man to give chase in his souped up mustang.
Plot: corruption, horse ranch, car, road accident, suicide, cemetery, drag racing, villainess, tomboy, femme fatale, female judge, hotel room ...
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39%
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 15K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, mystery, crimes, legal, court, courtroom drama, heiress, beach house, surveillance, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Last Time Forever (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A small-time divorce lawyer gets involved with an alluring married woman, and together they draw her rich husband into a blackmail scheme.
Style: surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: accidental death, wealth, jealousy, mirror, adultery, femme fatale, attorney, infidelity, sex, betrayal, cynicism, violence ...
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Only For One Night (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A married womans husband with a perfect life cheats with her sister with extreme consequences befalling them all.
Style: suspense, sexy, emotional, psychological
Plot: sister, married, infidelity, love and romance, seduction, lie, extramarital affair, husband wife estrangement, adultery, strong sexual content, one night stand, passion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
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Jurm (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Avinash Malhotra (Bobby Deol) is married to Sanjana (Lara Dutta). One night Sanjana is murdered, and Avinash is arrested for the murder of his wife.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic
Plot: false accusation, court, arrest, suspicion, paranoia, faked death, lawyer, uncover truth, husband wife relationship, adultery, murder of wife, femme fatale ...
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: flashback, adultery, judge, courtroom, murder, lawyer, court, looking at the camera, talking to the camera
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bezmiar Sprawiedliwosci (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Young Lukasz, who was persuaded by his father to study law, listens to the story of experienced lawyer Wilczek about a memorable murder case from his past.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, exciting, twists and turns, unusual plot structure
Plot: justice, lawyer, court, prison sentence, falsely accused, revenge motive, murder investigation, truth, false accusation, judge, legal, witness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%