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Garrow's Law (2009)
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Garrow's Law (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The true tale of pioneering 18th century barrister William Garrow, who acted as counsel for the accused, introducing the concept of 'innocent until proved guilty' at London's Old Bailey.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, intellectual, period piece
Plot: judge, uncover truth, legal, lawyer, life is a bitch, injustice, society, social problems, rivalry, idealism, treason, courtroom drama, hopes, legal system, court, legal action, hanging, british history
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: london, england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sincere films and TV series with plots about legal, society, lawyer, life is a bitch, courtroom drama, court and rivalry mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Garrow's Law: Silk (2011), Banished (2015), The Wronged Man (2010), Separate But Equal (1991), Judge John Deed (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Silk (2011)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Silk is a British television drama series produced by the BBC and first shown in 2011. Written by Peter Moffat, the series follows a set of barristers, and what they do to attain the rank of Queen's Counsel, known as "taking silk."
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Banished (2015)
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Duration: 60 min.
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Story: At its heart, Banished is a story of survival. Though it is set in the stark historical reality of the founding of the penal colony in Australia in 1788 after the arrival of the First Fleet, it is not the story of Australia and how it came to be. ...
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The Wronged Man (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: Janet Gregory, a single mother with a haunting past, is a paralegal struggling to overcome doubts about Calvin Willis, an African-American husband and father wrongfully accused of raping a neighborhood girl. Eventually convinced of his innocence, ...
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
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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: talky, thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: legal, lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, court, civil rights, racial segregation, racism, interracial relations, lawsuit, injustice, righting the wronged ...
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Judge John Deed (2001)
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The Jury (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: The Jury is a British television serial broadcast in 2002. The series was the first ever to be allowed to film inside the historic Old Bailey courthouse.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Story: Kavanagh QC is a British television series made by Central Television for ITV between 1995 and 2001. It is often repeated on ITV3, and series 1–6 are available on Region 2 DVDs. The series starred John Thaw as barrister James Kavanagh QC who ...
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Place: england, europe, london
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Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
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