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, suicide, trial, infidelity, adultery, murder, sex, court, party, kitchen, courtroom, murder mystery, marriage proposal, kiss, false accusation, female lawyer, law firm, female judge, suspicion, job promotion, rooftop, flashback, shower, evidence, heavy rain ...

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Most similar movies to A Case for Murder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about murder, lawyer, adultery, crimes, dishonesty, infidelity and sex mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like A Case for Murder: Double Jeopardy (1996), Trade-Off (1995), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981), The Blue Room (2014), The Last Seduction (1994). 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: trial, police officer, sex in car, pregnancy, adultery, infidelity, city, murder
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95%
 4.5
 163
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: loss of wife, shot in the stomach, ranch, yuppie, dysfunctional marriage, falling from height, road accident, shot in the back, elevator, rooftop, bathtub, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: serious, suspense, atmospheric, captivating, intense ...
Plot: murder, obsession, betrayal, adultery, neo noir, crime, love affair, romance, crime gone awry, sex, fatal attraction, murder of husband ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, infidelity, police interrogation, sexual relations, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, deadly, couples, love affair, murder trial, labia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, sexual, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, money, betrayal, couples, neo noir, crime, small town, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, power relations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, dallas texas, iraq, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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.
Plot: adultery, murder, bisexual, bubble bath, flashback, sex, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: True story based on Jodi Arias, a seductive 28-year-old aspiring photographer found guilty of killing her former lover, Travis Alexander, who was found nude in his home shower with a slit throat, 27 additional stab wounds and a bullet to the head. ...
Plot: murder, true crime, stalker, church, undressing, shower, obsession, erotica, sex, dinner, trial, boxer shorts ...
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63%
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Double Cross (1994)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama, Romance
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, car, explosion, sex, race track, husband wife relationship, bar, flashback, car chase, video store, road accident, card game ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, captivating, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: lawyer, legal investigation, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, legal, mind game, judge, murder, arrest, trial, courtroom drama, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 515
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: sexual, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, infidelity, power relations, frame up, crimes, mute or deaf, romance, dedicated lawyer, legal action, legal, deadly, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: courtroom, doctor, murder, lawyer, trial, murder trial
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 ...
Plot: briefcase, murder, lawyer, courtroom, civil rights, idealist, idealism, hospital visit, business card, black american, execution, funeral ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, womanizer, psychopath, crime, crimes, legal investigation, uncover truth, hotshot lawyer, manipulations, dangerous attraction, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Black Day Blue Night (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A wife's husband is cheating on her. She decides to go on a road trip with her husband's other woman. While driving the two women pick up a hitchhiker. The man they pick up may be a robber and murderer on the run from the cops. A policeman ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, sex, adultery, road trip, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, on the road, violence spree, crime, on the run, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 74K
Unfaithful (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, 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, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, unfaithful wife, dangerous attraction, older woman younger man relationship, erotic thriller, cheating wife, passionate interest, marital infidelity, hot and sexy, sexual attraction, fatal attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Victim of Desire (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An SEC agent investigating $70M in missing funds and a murdered businessman gets involved with the man's wife.
Plot: sex, murder, car accident, desire, prime suspect, erotica, female nudity, shower, plot twist
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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
Plot: infidelity, attorney, adultery, photograph, seduction, extramarital affair, pay phone, neo noir, cynicism, neon sign, handbag, mirror ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 573
Tick Tock (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stunning trophy wife Rachel Avery is stuck in a cold, loveless marriage with her millionaire husband, Holden. So when Holden goes away on a trip, Rachel hooks up with her close friend Carla, and the two hatch a plan to murder Holden and collect on ...
Style: erotic, rough, serious, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, betrayal, sex, blackmail, legal, dishonesty, couples, deadly, law enforcement, infidelity, power relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 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 ⇓
49%
 7.4
 28K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, cynical ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, lust, adultery, betrayal, crime, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, neo-noir, small town, protagonist as suspect, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, marriage, neo noir, police detective, socialite, romance, gangsters, fall in love, witnessing a crime, love and romance, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 9K
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: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, talky, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, murder, false accusation, mystery, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, political conspiracy, murder mystery, dishonesty, state affairs, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ 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: trial, murder, revenge, witness, lawyer, flashback, class differences, evidence, retribution, baseball player
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.4
 3K
Zandalee (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: adultery, love triangle, infidelity, dangerous attraction, family problems, love, sexual attraction, passion, dysfunctional marriage, extramarital affair, manipulations, tragic love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 121K
A Time to Kill (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, racism, murder, injustice, small town, rape, legal action, court, revenge, trial, punishment, lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, trial, murder, lawyer, judge, courtroom, adultery
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 295
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: gloomy, cynical, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, neo noir, false accusation, murder, crimes, love and romance, crime, dishonesty, deadly, couples, couple relations, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Under Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the late 1950s, British police officer Tony Aaron resigns from the force after sleeping with Hazel, wife of the man whose house he was supposed to guard. In his new job as a fake private investigator, he helps couples get divorces by ...
Style: psychological, serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, private detective, murder, divorce, police investigation, investigation, law enforcement, vengeance, who done it, uncover truth, betrayal, cons and scams ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959
Place: england, brighton, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 120
The Girl (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, UK, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pat Carlsson is a 14-year-old Swedish schoolgirl who though very young is very streetwise as she offers sex, for a price, to middle-aged attorney John Berg who can not resist the young girl. What starts as an immoral sexual escape, becomes a ...
Plot: death, female nudity, child abuse, erotica, murder, lawyer, sex, sex scene, older man younger woman relationship, investigation, scandal, smuggling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.1
 432
Forbidden Sins (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shannon Tweed stars as the divorced defense attorney who gets caught in a passionate love affair with an accused murderer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: sexual murder, courtroom, attorney, nude woman murdered, suspect, court, bra, ex husband ex wife relationship, abusive husband, mansion, attempted murder, district attorney ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%