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, court, sex, party, kitchen, courtroom, city, murder mystery, marriage proposal, kiss, coworker, false accusation, female lawyer, law firm, female judge, falling, abusive boyfriend, sex on table, rooftop, evidence ...

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Most similar movies to A Case for Murder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, lawyer, crimes, dishonesty, adultery, deadly and crime mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like A Case for Murder: Double Jeopardy (1996), Trade-Off (1995), The Last Seduction (1994), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981), A Fall From Grace (2020). 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: city, trial, adultery, police officer, pregnancy, sex in car, infidelity, murder
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95%
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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: affair, shot in the stomach, accident, dysfunctional marriage, ranch, rivalry, jealousy, shot in the back, infidelity, loss of wife, suicidal, femme fatale ...
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72%
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, male friendship, obsession, male bonding, sex, party, friendship between men, erotica, shower, boxer shorts, stalker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, neo noir, couples, crime, small town, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, power relations, bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, iraq, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: neo noir, murder, obsession, betrayal, infidelity, conspiracy, crime, crimes, fatal attraction, romance, love affair, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Fall From Grace (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When a law-abiding woman gets indicted for murdering her husband, her lawyer soon realizes that a larger conspiracy may be at work.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: sex scene, trial, murder, black cast, conspiracy, male nudity, firefly, black woman, proposal, older woman younger man, plot twist, rose ...
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61%
 7.2
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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: mind game, investigation, murder mystery, manipulation, courtroom drama, legal investigation, lawyer, obsession, adultery, perfect crime, guilt, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, mind game, murder, judge, legal, arrest, manipulations, lawyers and clients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, sexual relations, police interrogation, infidelity, crimes, deadly, couples, couple relations, murder trial, sexual content, murder suspect, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, marriage, neo noir, police detective, socialite, romance, crimes, witnessing a crime, love and romance, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, murder, womanizer, psychopath, woman in danger, uncover truth, crimes, crime, legal investigation, manipulation, manipulations, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, captivating, tense
Plot: lawyer, civil rights, murder, courtroom, lawyer client relationship, moral dilemma, idealist, african american, court, money, execution, briefcase ...
Place: los angeles
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53%
 7.4
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, adultery, neo noir, lust, betrayal, crimes, crime, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, neo-noir, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: crimes of passion, director, doctor, courtroom, trial, murder trial, murder, lawyer
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: bisexual, adultery, murder, assassination plot, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, bubble bath, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 544
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: suspenseful, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: infidelity, murder, couples, power relations, dedicated lawyer, legal action, mute or deaf, deadly, romance, legal, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, love and romance, danger, crimes, betrayal, couples, murder, stalking, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 230K
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, sexism, legal, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cuba, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 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: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, talky, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, murder, false accusation, mystery, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, political conspiracy, murder mystery, power relations, state affairs, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, baseball player, lawyer, retribution, evidence, cigarette lighter, flashback, class differences, witness
⇓ 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: trial, adultery, judge, lawyer, courtroom, flashback, murder, looking at the camera, talking to the camera
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 78K
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, erotic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, unfaithful wife, husband wife relationship, older woman younger man relationship, dangerous attraction, cheating wife, hot and sexy, sexual obsession, marital infidelity, erotic thriller, sexual attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, turkey, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 129K
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: thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, racism, murder, legal action, injustice, justice, small town, rape, court, revenge, legal, trial ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, united states, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.7
 298
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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cynical
Plot: murder, false accusation, neo noir, infidelity, conspiracy, deadly, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, love and romance, couples, couple relations, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 90K
Runaway Jury (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.
Style: captivating, stylized, tense, cynical, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jury, courtroom drama, lawyer, court, courtroom, trial, corruption, society, fighting the system, righting the wronged, justice, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, indiana, cincinnati ohio, ohio, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 449
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, tense, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: false accusation, arrest, paranoia, trial, suspicion, faked death, lawyer, uncover truth, murder of wife, adultery, husband wife relationship, runaway ...
Place: malaysia
⇓ 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
Plot: murder, mirror, rainstorm, adultery, cynicism, accidental death, money, scam, violence, betrayal, infidelity, extramarital affair ...
Place: florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 320
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, cheating, shower, airport, sex from behind, tomboy, sex on table, gas explosion, horse ranch, insurance investigator ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 597
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: rough, erotic, sexy, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, private detective, betrayal, power relations, couples, deadly, infidelity, sex, blackmail, cons and scams, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Night of the Wilding (1990)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joseph Gainer is a high priced attorney, notorious for getting guilty criminals off the hook. But Gainer is forced to take another look at the price you pay for defending the guilty when he takes on a case of three young men accused of a heinous ...
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: gang, teenage life, law enforcement, dishonesty, legal, dedicated lawyer, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, legal action, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%