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A Civil Action (1998)
 6.5
 25K
A Civil Action
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic, factual, dramatic, suspense, bad ending, thought provoking, interesting, earnest, entertaining, suspenseful, clever, melancholic, exciting
Plot: lawyer, small town, courtroom, courtroom drama, obsession, dedicated lawyer, greed, court, justice, lone hero, corruption, environmental, legal investigation, manipulation, police investigation, twists & turns, happy ending, chase, uncover truth, mentor, catastrophe, leukemia, dialogue, corporate crimes, success, book, adaptation, investigation, death, runaway, money, drinking, pornography, sacrifice, secrets, price of justice, redemption, family, culture clash, law firm, lawsuit, cancer, classic car, conspiracy, storytelling, destiny, business, gunfight, revenge, vengeance, beautiful scenery, first contact, fantasy world, toxic waste, capitalism, guilt, betrayal, hospital, morality, righting the wronged, plaintiff, against the odds, bankruptcy, dishonesty, legal, rivalry, society, life turned upside down, hopes, power relations, life is a bitch, negligence, civil action, contamination, toxic, reach out, high priced lawyer, public health, environmental health, gain trust, audio cassette, judiciary, chemical, corporate greed, loan, dead children, radio show, baseball stadium, lightning, thunder, fireworks, feet on table, financial crisis, partner, trial, testimony, tape recorder, police officer, river, evidence, mortgage, classroom, explosion, news report, photograph, attorney, jury, legal system, secretary, witness, reporter, school bus, fire, newspaper headline, judge, police, microphone, apology, typewriter, interview, bar, library, teacher, wheelchair, playing pool, anger, lawyers and clients, selflessness, hapless, powerful corporation, survival, prejudice, natural disaster, life philosophy, family drama
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, washington d.c., new jersey
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The Verdict
Drama
USA
129 min.
 7.8
Philadelphia
Drama
USA
125 min.
 7.7
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Most similar movies to A Civil Action

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and interesting films with plots including mentor, corruption, runaway, greed, justice, lawyer and dialogue themes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like A Civil Action: Erin Brockovich (2000), The Accused (1988), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), The Rainmaker (1997), Philadelphia (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.3
 149K
Erin Brockovich
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, dramatic, factual, romantic, entertaining, interesting, inspirational, captivating, earnest, suspense, disturbing, intense, witty, compassionate, sexy, thought provoking, uplifting, surprise ending, sentimental
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, lawyer, environmental, single mother, legal action, courtroom, fighting the system, greed, mentor, legal investigation, court, rags to riches, contamination, justice, corruption, underdog, happy ending, environmental issue, manipulation, lone hero, workplace, single parent, catastrophe, corporate america, runaway, destiny, investigation, lawsuit, courage, sacrifice, uncover truth, cancer, foul language, corporate crimes, corporate crime, conspiracy theory, feminism, conspiracy, job seeking, business, family, relationship vs career, female protagonist, moral ambiguity, life, stereotypes, redemption, dialogue, prejudice, love story
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.1
 27K
The Accused
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: realistic, disturbing, tense, bleak, serious, intense, dramatic, interesting, psychological, brutal, suspense, captivating, sexy, sexual, compassionate, harsh, thought provoking, clever, heartbreaking, sincere, emotional, rough
Plot: rape, lawyer, sexual abuse, courtroom drama, courtroom, justice, crime, sexualized violence, court, dedicated lawyer, brutality, manipulation, betrayal, violence, women, psychology, corruption, mentor, guilt, police investigation, investigation, pornography, drinking, morality, revenge, witnessing a crime, runaway, gangs, vengeance, stereotypes, violent, idealism, period piece, secrets, moral ambiguity, prejudice, visceral, culture clash, friendship, dialogue, legal action, small town, greed, assassination, fighting the system, psychiatry, race issues, twists & turns, bar, obsession
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   100%
 
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Ghosts of Mississippi
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Style: talky, sincere, serious, dramatic, factual, realistic, intense, thought provoking, inspirational, interesting, suspense, compassionate, clever, entertaining, political drama, exciting
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, racism, assassin, segregation, lawyer, justice, dedicated lawyer, police investigation, murder, corruption, courage, mentor, legal investigation, murder mystery, catastrophe, period piece, assassination, chase, court, prejudice, greed, activist, civil rights, trial, widow, destiny, vengeance, guilt, runaway, investigation, conspiracy, nudity (full frontal - brief), political, culture clash, injustice, race issues, politics, dialogue, adaptation, idealism, happy ending, survival, righting the wronged, storytelling, president, revenge, slavery, race, brutality
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   83%
 
 7.1
 51K
The Rainmaker
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Style: clever, serious, dramatic, interesting, thought provoking, talky, realistic, suspense, tense, intense, entertaining, earnest, exciting, bad ending, psychological, inspirational
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, corruption, justice, mentor, dedicated lawyer, court, greed, underdog, chase, business, conspiracy, adaptation, manipulation, legal investigation, secrets, book, vengeance, police investigation, storytelling, idealism, uncover truth, corporate crimes, runaway, leukemia, hospital, terminal illness, redemption, revenge, catastrophe, court case, investigation, morality, police corruption, murder, happy ending, destiny, distopia, culture clash, life philosophy, classic car, guilt, dialogue, literature, righting the wronged, betrayal, prejudice, moral ambiguity, political
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   77%
 
 7.7
 195K
Philadelphia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, dramatic, serious, compassionate, heartbreaking, sad, sincere, earnest, interesting, sentimental, intense, melancholic, gloomy, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, tragic ending
Plot: aids, lawyer, gay, courtroom, courtroom drama, court, dedicated lawyer, homosexuality, prejudice, rock, justice, tragedy, gays and lesbians, death, stereotypes, relationships, honest, judiciary, mentor, courage, world politics, underdog, love, corruption, cancer, greed, manipulation, hospital, lawsuit, legal action, political, family, destiny, love story, partner, dying, catastrophe, redemption, disability, politics, culture clash, family drama, propaganda, pornography, hiv, discrimination, life philosophy, drinking, life, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   98%
 
 7.3
 35K
North Country
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic, disturbing, sexual, intense, sincere, interesting, factual, rough, sexy, thought provoking, harsh, psychological, inspirational, heartbreaking
Plot: women, courtroom drama, workplace, court, small town, rape, feminism, courtroom, lawyer, race issues, father daughter relationship, mining, legal, sexual abuse, sexualized violence, sexual harassment, lawsuit, courage, culture clash, justice, vengeance, mentor, price of justice, corruption, runaway, pornography, idealism, betrayal, storytelling, redemption, miner, witness, lesbian, love, secret, brutality, revenge, manipulation, prejudice, case, insult, battle, guilt, survival, greed, catastrophe, politics, sexuality, secrets, hospital
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   96%
 
 7.8
 30K
The Verdict
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, tense, serious, dramatic, suspense, cerebral, interesting, intense, gloomy, earnest, thought provoking, atmospheric, enigmatic, harsh, dark, witty, sincere, suspenseful, touching, melancholic, compassionate
Plot: courtroom drama, redemption, courtroom, court, hospital, lawyer, justice, mentor, corruption, greed, legal action, character study, doctors, dialogue driven, betrayal, drinking, police corruption, dialogue, police investigation, morality, fighting the system, manipulation, moral ambiguity, runaway, investigation, murder, storytelling, crime gone awry, secrets, terminal illness, chase, honest, underdog, coma, twists & turns, cheating, defense attorney, pinball machine, alcoholic, culture clash, righting the wronged, courage, adaptation, prejudice, dishonesty, hopes, legal, rivalry, society, power relations
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   93%
 
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 6.4
 6K
Class Action
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: talky, clever, serious, realistic, thought provoking, touching, dramatic, exciting, melancholic, suspense, entertaining, emotional
Audience: chick flick
Plot: courtroom drama, father daughter relationship, courtroom, lawyer, court, conspiracy, dedicated lawyer, family drama, mentor, chase, family, legal investigation, police investigation, death, twists & turns, vengeance, secrets, revenge, destiny, dialogue, uncover truth, sacrifice, corruption, single father, supernatural, vigilante, catastrophe, idealism, culture clash, infidelity, happy ending, life philosophy, assassination, parents and children, guilt, investigation, betrayal, kidnapping, crime, first contact, secret service, corporate crimes, redemption, divorce, justice, storytelling, childhood, conspiracy theory, internet, underdog
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   84%
 
Whose Life Is It Anyway?
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, uplifting, realistic, sincere, dramatic, talky, biting, melancholic, compassionate, sad, intense, earnest, psychological, clever, sentimental, entertaining, bad ending, macabre, road movie, suspense
Plot: hospital, disability, life & death, dedicated lawyer, lawyer, death, destiny, suicide, mentor, doctors, legal action, drinking, human spirit, car accident, psychiatrist, redemption, judge, artist, doctors and patients, existentialism, gunfight, greed, creativity, life, transformation, cancer, mad scientist, catastrophe, depression, fighting the system, justice, terminal illness, brutality, dialogue, suicide attempt, honest, moral ambiguity, small town, corruption, indians, stereotypes, insanity, prejudice, loneliness, culture clash, lone hero, hitman, friendship, legal, first contact
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   84%
 
 7.4
 112K
A Time to Kill
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, dramatic, sincere, realistic, intense, interesting, tense, touching, brutal, thought provoking, earnest, psychological, harsh
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, courtroom, rape, lawyer, crime, court, small town, vengeance, racism, vigilante, justice, vigilantism, dedicated lawyer, race issues, revenge, mentor, segregation, death penalty, underdog, prejudice, brutality, corruption, moral ambiguity, morality, sexual abuse, police investigation, stereotypes, chase, legal action, runaway, twists & turns, courage, adaptation, guilt, slavery, secrets, natural disaster, catastrophe, manipulation, conspiracy, racial tension, trial, culture clash, pornography, betrayal, greed, kidnapping, idealism, happy ending
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   62%
 
 7.2
 38K
Conviction
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, dramatic, sincere, realistic, inspirational, heartbreaking, melancholic, earnest, sentimental, sad, compassionate, bad ending, interesting, intense, entertaining, reflective
Plot: courtroom, murder, fighting the system, prison, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, justice, corruption, legal action, mentor, guilt, court, sacrifice, death penalty, courtroom drama, police investigation, life, childhood, family bonds, crime, human spirit, redemption, false accusation, small town, law school, testimony, investigation, christmas, money, transformation, runaway, family drama, sibling relationship, death, police corruption, siblings relations, catastrophe, divorce, freedom, price of justice, happy ending, single father, adaptation, brutality, greed, doctors, classic car, manipulation, storytelling, destiny
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1980, year 1983, year 1993
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   72%
 
A Cry in the Dark
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic, tense, thought provoking, intense, light, sincere, earnest, emotional, biting, macabre, melancholic, suspense, interesting, compassionate, breathtaking, talky, dark
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, australian, courtroom drama, murder, guilt, investigation, tragedy, prejudice, trial, legal action, false accusation, justice, greed, runaway, injustice, uncover truth, manipulation, islam, catastrophe, culture clash, wilderness, secrets, court case, wild animal, nightmare, grief, jail, innocence, camping, brutality, family, police investigation, adaptation, hospital, corruption, court, doctors, mentor, death, lone hero, crime gone awry, survival, courage, sacrifice, camp, storytelling, dysfunctional family, blindness, lawyer
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
Losing Isaiah
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, thought provoking, realistic, sentimental, dramatic, bad ending, melancholic, heartbreaking, light, harsh, colourful, sexy, enigmatic
Plot: adoption, legal action, lawyer, family, human nature, children, courtroom, hospital, court, mentor, parenthood, family drama, parents and children, custody battle, social worker, single parent, surrogate mother, racist, drug addiction, child abuse, baby, culture clash, interracial romance, happy ending, childhood, women, court case, son, mother, smoking, extramarital affair, liberation, addiction, catastrophe, segregation, chase, divorce, courtroom drama, stereotypes, dysfunctional family, secrets, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), homeless, destiny, custody, pornography, runaway, dialogue, beautiful scenery
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   56%
 
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 6.9
 21K
Puncture
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic, dramatic, captivating, heartbreaking, thought provoking, light, inspirational, suspense, talky, absurd, bad ending, melancholic, psychological, tricky, interesting, emotional, bleak, cerebral, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, underdog, corruption, drug addiction, drugs, greed, lawyer, drugs/alcohol, dedicated lawyer, hospital, mentor, corporate america, courtroom drama, courtroom, manipulation, aids, depression, justice, conspiracy, legal action, death, weed, police investigation, life & death, catastrophe, idealism, alone in the world, drug abuse, pornography, solitude, runaway, chase, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief), capitalism, storytelling, heroin, transformation, happy ending, money, sacrifice, court, dialogue, twists & turns, righting the wronged, clones, crime gone awry, culture clash, journalism, writers
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, year 1998
Place: usa, houston texas, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   52%
 
Before and After
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, intense, suspenseful, dramatic, tense, sincere, suspense, talky, bad ending, melancholic, psychological, bloody, sexy, stylized, earnest, light, harsh
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, murder, self discovery, lawyer, family drama, parents and children, mystery, guilt, family, justice, dysfunctional family, murder mystery, death, dialogue, parenthood, crime, secrets, corruption, crimes, vengeance, storytelling, courtroom, culture clash, police investigation, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly, family bonds, sisters, manipulation, runaway, mentor, pornography, dishonesty, adaptation, brutality, hospital, court, happy ending, law enforcement, chase, life philosophy, divorce, male nudity, betrayal, revenge, first contact, writers, adoption, fantasy world
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   69%
 
 6.5
 11K
Jagged Edge
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious, twist ending, mind bending, realistic, tricky, interesting, clever, talky, gloomy, intense, psychological, surprise ending, sexy, scary, romantic, light, dramatic, earnest, bad ending, entertaining, exciting, enigmatic
Plot: mystery, court, courtroom, lawyer, murder, courtroom drama, crime, murder mystery, neo-noir, police investigation, twists & turns, dedicated lawyer, investigation, manipulation, serial killer, greed, guilt, justice, plot twist, protagonist as suspect, cheating, chase, corruption, conspiracy, secrets, mentor, legal investigation, betrayal, dialogue, heiress, beach house, divorce, runaway, romance, revenge, catastrophe, obsession, dangerous attraction, assassination, adultery, culture clash, brutality, women, identity, love story, vengeance, beautiful scenery, surveillance, storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   62%
 
Reversal of Fortune
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Style: clever, talky, witty, realistic, serious, dramatic, suspense, interesting, enigmatic, intense, cerebral, stylized, dark humor, tense, earnest, captivating, light, atmospheric, offbeat, suspenseful, sincere, entertaining
Plot: crime, lawyer, murder, courtroom drama, courtroom, murder mystery, dedicated lawyer, justice, court, corruption, police investigation, character study, runaway, investigation, greed, guilt, manipulation, storytelling, protagonist as suspect, mystery, mentor, dialogue, adaptation, moral ambiguity, crime gone awry, coma, secrets, twists & turns, eccentricity, legal investigation, chase, law student, infidelity, fighting the system, culture clash, redemption, dark hero, socialite, diabetes, flashbacks, false accusation, period piece, betrayal, morality, tragedy, catastrophe, oil, crimes, dishonesty, legal
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
 6.7
 5K
Nuts
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: serious, rough, psychological, intense, dramatic, suspenseful, realistic, talky, tense, disturbing, sexy, harsh, cerebral, earnest, melancholic, suspense, interesting, emotional, inspirational, sentimental, intellectual
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, court, courtroom, lawyer, parents and children, psychiatrist, mental illness, mentor, justice, insanity, prostitution, guilt, corruption, women, hearing, redemption, family, culture clash, fighting the system, runaway, life philosophy, secrets, brutality, child abuse, police investigation, catastrophe, life, greed, childhood, depression, vengeance, storytelling, dialogue, pornography, crimes, revenge, hospital, small town, destiny, moral ambiguity, paranoia, dysfunctional family, deadly, crime, stereotypes, business, adaptation, happy ending, race issues
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   55%
 
Movie in collections
 6.6
 8K
Suspect
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: suspenseful, clever, tense, surprise ending, twists and turns, serious, suspense, talky, realistic, mind bending, bad ending, sexy, interesting, stylized, twist ending, intense, entertaining, psychological, light, romantic, melancholic, exciting, enigmatic
Plot: mystery, courtroom, lawyer, murder, courtroom drama, chase, crime, police investigation, murder mystery, homeless, dedicated lawyer, corruption, twists & turns, justice, court, investigation, conspiracy, protagonist as suspect, greed, secrets, mentor, happy ending, legal investigation, urban, serial killer, catastrophe, government, pornography, dangerous attraction, dialogue, betrayal, redemption, president, love story, surveillance, internet, false accusation, manipulation, obsession, runaway, guilt, romance, conspiracy theory, women, nudity (full frontal - brief), secret service, first contact, politics, life philosophy, culture clash
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
 7.7
 200K
A Few Good Men
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Style: tense, clever, realistic, talky, dramatic, earnest, captivating, serious, intense, suspense, interesting, twists and turns, entertaining, tricky, suspenseful, witty, sincere, surprise ending, romantic, twist ending
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, murder, military, lawyer, underdog, court, dedicated lawyer, conspiracy, corruption, justice, mentor, secrets, dialogue, investigation, crime, morality, police investigation, hotshot lawyer, moral ambiguity, greed, twists & turns, chase, court martial, courage, runaway, manipulation, death, reluctant partners, surveillance, political corruption, murder mystery, storytelling, catastrophe, guilt, sexism, army investigation, suicide, navy, destiny, sacrifice, revenge, vengeance, betrayal, redemption, military base, u.s. navy, flashback, adaptation, suspicion of murder
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: cuba, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
 6.8
 31K
The Crucible
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: talky, serious, disturbing, dramatic, sincere, realistic, intense, emotional, interesting, rough, suspenseful, harsh, melancholic, cerebral, satirical, sexy, atmospheric, suspense, absurd, baroque, compassionate, heartbreaking
Plot: witch, legal action, greed, witches, adaptation, religions or cults, vengeance, corruption, adultery, danger, paranoia, runaway, guilt, politics, devil, curse, passion, manipulation, justice, fantasy world, satan, death, dishonesty, pornography, investigation, mentor, heroes, dialogue, hunting, brutality, catastrophe, betrayal, court, death penalty, police investigation, hopes, nudity (full frontal - brief), literature, secrets, small town, redemption, storytelling, sacrifice, honest, legal, censorship, idealism, prejudice, tragedy, morality
Time: 90s, 1950s, 1600s, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
My Cousin Vinny
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, clever, entertaining, witty, dramatic, earnest, suspense, light, interesting, talky, comic
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, court, small town, murder, dedicated lawyer, culture clash, courtroom drama, police investigation, false accusation, legal investigation, justice, mistaken identity, mentor, crime, classic car, chase, dialogue, foul language, catastrophe, farce, runaway, stereotypes, death penalty, fish out of water, sarcasm, corruption, wrongful arrest, suspicion, cousin, prison, storytelling, adaptation, dishonesty, greed, conspiracy, investigation, secrets, trial, destiny, family, murder mystery, fish, legal, twists & turns, childhood, irreverent, misfit, creativity, redemption
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
 7.4
 9K
Norma Rae
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, dramatic, talky, realistic, earnest, tense, sentimental, interesting, captivating, emotional, suspense, inspirational, thought provoking, breathtaking, light, uplifting, reflective, intense, clever
Plot: small town, workplace, fighting the system, working class, feminism, courage, price of justice, idealism, greed, politics, corruption, unlikely friendships, friendship, mentor, runaway, culture clash, prejudice, race issues, secrets, political, family, tragedy, injustice, morality, union, labor, factory, single mother, storytelling, lawyer, catastrophe, stereotypes, segregation, righting the wronged, women, honest, death, jewish, childhood, ethnic conflict, redemption, chase, hospital, interracial romance, destiny, sacrifice, romance, against the odds, relationships, depression
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
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The Onion Field
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: dramatic, bleak, serious, suspense, intense, rough, realistic, interesting, suspenseful, harsh, talky, tense, enigmatic, disturbing, atmospheric, reflective, psychological, melancholic, depressing, emotional
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, kidnapping, police, courtroom, guilt, police corruption, justice, corruption, lawyer, death penalty, runaway, court, tragedy, manipulation, mentor, investigation, gunfight, greed, courage, brutality, drinking, depression, redemption, assassination, confined, dialogue, chase, culture clash, capital punishment, police officer killed, honest, childhood, vengeance, death, morality, weapons, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, violent, in the closet, classic car, destiny, storytelling, adaptation, revenge, small town, crimes, secrets
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   37%
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, serious, compassionate, earnest, dramatic, realistic, talky, interesting, touching, clever, enigmatic, sentimental, emotional, witty, captivating, thought provoking, breathtaking, suspense
Plot: racism, small town, courtroom, lawyer, court, idealism, injustice, courtroom drama, childhood, race issues, justice, book, prejudice, segregation, morality, literature, coming of age, courage, children, poverty, mentor, adaptation, runaway, single father, legal, storytelling, culture clash, friendship, trial, kids and family, court case, child, corruption, depression, coming-of-age, imagination, unlikely friendships, becoming an adult, black people, sibling relationship, intolerance, isolation, society, beautiful scenery, honest, greed, character study, secrets, single parent, dedicated lawyer
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
Flash of Genius
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: sincere, serious, dramatic, sentimental, realistic, thought provoking, earnest, reflective, cerebral, inspirational, factual, compassionate, intense, suspense, motivational, interesting, exciting, talky, suspenseful
Plot: underdog, lawyer, courtroom, business, legal action, justice, cars, mentor, corruption, betrayal, greed, catastrophe, first contact, courtroom drama, family, obsessive quest, court, survival, creativity, technology, sacrifice, inventions and discoveries, human spirit, money, happy ending, life philosophy, family drama, chase, destiny, storytelling, weapons, runaway, transformation, hospital, superhero, courage, humanity, fighting the system, dialogue, psychiatry, brutality, alter ego, redemption, science, idealism, classic car, culture clash, manipulation, doctors, hopes
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
A Cool, Dry Place
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: touching, serious, dramatic, intense, sentimental, realistic, earnest, emotional, suspense, light, melancholic, interesting, talky, entertaining, scenic, compassionate, tense, sweet
Audience: kids
Plot: single father, small town, love triangle, father son relationship, friendship, parenthood, single parent, mentor, destiny, life & death, chase, redemption, vengeance, starting over, relationships, father-son relationship, justice, vampire human love, lawyer, life, drinking, transformation, couple relations, life philosophy, storytelling, violent, romance, high school, divorce, dialogue, childhood, fantasy world, hospital, dreams, brutality, catastrophe, nudity (topless - notable), unlikely friendships, crime gone awry, runaway, revenge, betrayal, dark hero, family, hitman, tragedy, character study, happy ending, adaptation, fight scenes
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
 7.1
 82K
Runaway Jury
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Style: suspense, clever, stylized, serious, tense, cynical, realistic, interesting, entertaining, intense, surprise ending, dramatic, suspenseful, bad ending, twist ending, captivating, talky, thought provoking, bilingual, exciting, absurd
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, corruption, surveillance, guns, manipulation, conspiracy, justice, twists & turns, chase, police investigation, greed, runaway, court, weapons, plot twist, political corruption, revenge, secrets, politics, adaptation, mentor, murder, crime, book, righting the wronged, jury, betrayal, political, catastrophe, court case, vengeance, gunfight, fighting the system, destiny, heist, morality, paranoia, lobbyist, firearm, happy ending, assassination, violence, propaganda, dialogue, brainwashing, moral ambiguity, dishonesty
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, san francisco, ohio, indiana, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, interesting, talky, suspense, stylized, clever, cerebral, bad ending, intense, melancholic, enigmatic, surreal, dark
Plot: murder, crime, voodoo, culture clash, small town, book, gays and lesbians, investigation, gay, eccentricity, murder mystery, lawyer, courtroom, adaptation, journalism, justice, twists & turns, storytelling, corruption, secrets, dialogue, pornography, police investigation, writers, mentor, sexualized violence, distopia, greed, runaway, catastrophe, crimes, life philosophy, brutality, literature, mystery, vengeance, deadly, courtroom drama, nudity (topless - notable), stereotypes, homosexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), homosexual, fantasy world, death, misfit, violence, drinking, life & death, goth
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, new orleans
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12 Angry Men
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: talky, clever, psychological, tense, serious, dramatic, realistic, interesting, intense, reflective, captivating, earnest, compassionate, thought provoking, intellectual, suspense, sincere, witty, atmospheric, no music, melancholic, stylized, enigmatic, light
Plot: idealism, court, legal action, realism, justice, courtroom drama, prejudice, murder, culture clash, courtroom, mentor, greed, islam, jury, crime, destiny, honest, corruption, runaway, dialogue, injustice, psychology, revelation, trial, evidence, argument, attorney, courage, politics, death penalty, xenophobia, judge, storytelling, redemption, race issues, catastrophe, betrayal, adaptation, political, hopes, twists & turns, secrets, character study, guilt, ethnic conflict, manipulation, transformation, pornography, legal, crime gone awry
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
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