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Color of Justice (1997)
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Color of Justice (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: psychological, tense, rough, thought provoking, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, law enforcement, courtroom drama, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, lawyer, nypd, racism, interracial relations, legal action, politics, crimes, graphic violence, life is a bitch, injustice, vigilantism, legal, vengeance, rivalry, society, legal investigation, courtroom, teenager, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch, crimes, courtroom drama, deadly and law enforcement mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Color of Justice: Mistrial (1996), The Warrior Class (2007), Black and White (2002), Blind Faith (1998), The Attorney (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: There is no question that the Arab terrorist portrayed by Robert Davi is guilty of killing five US citizens in Barcelona. Even his lawyers have zero respect for the rabidly sociopathic Davi. But Jewish defence attorney Ron Leibman is obsessed with ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, professor, terrorist, court, terrorism, legal, power relations, injustice, state affairs, protagonist as suspect, politics, rebellion ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
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Mistrial (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a cop-killer goes free, a detective's search for personal justice veers dangerously out of control. Declaring a mistrial, he takes the accused, the judge and the jury hostage...and begins a trial of his own.
Style: realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, hostage, courtroom, legal investigation, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, crimes, false accusation, murder, injustice, confined, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: rome italy
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91%
The Warrior Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rookie lawyer Alec Brno has just been assigned the case of his career: exposing a billion-dollar oil scam led by a ruthless mafia boss. When he reluctantly falls for the gangster's beautiful but drug-addicted wife - also his key witness - Alec ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, courtroom, dangerous attraction, fall in love, criminal's revenge, legal investigation, hitman, courtroom drama, drug abuse, addiction, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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80%
Black and White (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Australia, 1958. When a nine year old white girl is found murdered, police are quick to arrest illiterate Aborigine, Max Stuart. Under interrogation Max admits to the killing and signs a statement that will send him to the gallows. With no Court of ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom drama, crimes, hotshot lawyer, aborigine, racism, illiteracy, injustice, legal investigation, fighting the system, social differences, price of justice, false accusation ...
Time: 50s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
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79%
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Blind Faith (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: in 1957 an African-American criminal lawyer (Courtney B. Vance) defends his nephew, who faces the death penalty for murdering a white boy. Charles S. Dutton, Kadeem Hardison, Garland Whitt and Lonette McKee costar in this drama of racial and social ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: gay, lgbt, murder, gay slur, criminal lawyer, injustice, kids in trouble, siblings relations, police corruption, racism, interracial relations, courtroom drama ...
Time: 50s
Place: bronx new york city, usa, new york
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79%
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The Attorney (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, South Korea is torn by student protests over the lack of representation in the government. Song Woo-Seok is a successful attorney in Busan specializing in tax law. His views regarding civil liberties are changed by student ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, rough
Plot: courtroom drama, legal, courtroom, against the odds, fighting the system, false accusation, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, righting the wronged, rivalry, legal action, injustice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: busan, south korea, korea
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75%
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Word of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson to stand trial for murder. Tyson, confronted by an army ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, vietnam war, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, dishonesty, legal, society, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, military, crimes, law enforcement ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Open Doors (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early execution, but an earnest, principled assistant judge looks ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, suspense, political ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal, hotshot lawyer, crimes, murder, life is a bitch, injustice, courtroom, judge, lawyer, politics, italian fascism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1937, 1930s
Place: italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: prison, fighting the system, confined, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, society, law enforcement, legal, dishonesty, legal action, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Laws of Deception (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A law student is seduced by a beautiful woman he doesn't know, and after a one night stand with her, his roommate warns him to be careful because he suspects she may have other motives. Years later, she returns and hires him as her lawyer to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: murder, lawyer, obsessive quest, mystery, dishonesty, uncover truth, crimes, witnessing a crime, rivalry, investigation, legal, legal action ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
One Angry Juror (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Sarah Walsh, a tough New Orleans attorney who serves on a murder trial jury and does some investigating of her own.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, tense
Plot: murder, courtroom, false accusation, courtroom drama, uncover truth, investigation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Witness for the Prosecution (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Wilfred Robarts, a famed barrister is released from the hospital, where he stayed for two months following his heart attack. Returning to the practise of his lawyer skills, he takes the case of Leonard Vole, an unemployed man who is accused of ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, murder, legal investigation, lawyer, court, hotshot lawyer, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, gays and lesbians, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
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67%
Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom drama, racism, courtroom, lawyer, military life, interracial relations, discrimination, false accusation, legal, soldier, rivalry, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Citizen Verdict (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marty Rockman, the notorious producer of the hit reality-TV show "So Sue Me", has a brand new concept: "Citizen Verdict". Each week a real criminal case will be tried before the American people, but this time they're also ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: jury, courtroom drama, tv show, dishonesty, crimes, legal investigation, life is a bitch, state affairs, fighting the system, rebellion, legal, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Exonerated (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six people tell their stories on a single subject - how they got wrongfully convicted to death penalty, but later got exonerated.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: death row, false accusation, racism, fighting the system, injustice, human spirit, courtroom drama, hopes, life is a bitch, legal, confined, rebellion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, murder, frame up, vietnam veteran, protagonist as suspect, mystery, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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66%
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Vendetta (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...
Style: captivating, rough, sincere, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, gangsters, italian mafia, intrigue, immigrants, mafia, lynching, injustice, courtroom, righting the wronged, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Through the Valley (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An innocent man framed for murder, and the system that just wants another minority conviction.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: racism, murder, fighting the system, protagonist as suspect, going straight, injustice, redemption, frame up, hopes, legal, crimes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Unbowed (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of Kim Kyung-ho, a math professor who was arrested for shooting a crossbow at the presiding judge of his appeal against unfair dismissal.
Style: rough, thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, mathematics, life is a bitch, courtroom drama, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, society, injustice, legal action, courtroom, judge, court ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Question of Silence (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three women, all strangers to each other, meet in a dress boutique. One of the three is approached by the male proprietor as she is shoplifting a garment. When he approaches her the other two join her in beating the man to death. Other female ...
Style: feminist film, mind bending, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: feminist, feminism, gender, murder, graphic violence, mental illness, legal, courtroom, false accusation, working class, politics, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Andrew Luster, the heir to the Max factor fortune, is convicted of rape on 86 counts. This Lifetime original movie recounts the rapes committed by the infamous Andrew Luster and the women who brought him to justice.
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: courtroom drama, investigation, injustice, life is a bitch, legal, crimes, society, dishonesty, nightclub, sexual abuse, rape, empire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Eye of the Stranger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A stranger comes into town and causes a stir when he stands up for the townfolk, in the face of the intimidation tactics from Mayor Howard Baines. The scheming mayor wants to buy up all the local properties, and has hired two thugs to help ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, legal, contests and competitions, law enforcement, investigation, rivalry, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, terrorism, life is a bitch, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Othello (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: interracial relations, downfall, tragic love, vengeance, power relations, betrayal, life is a bitch, couple relations, murder, infidelity, shakespeare, shakespeare's othello ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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53%
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Perry Mason Returns (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When his former secretary (Barbara Hale) is accused of a murder, Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) gives up a judgeship to defend her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic, tense
Plot: courtroom, private detective, false accusation, crimes, boss and employee, law enforcement, legal, dishonesty, courtroom drama, legal action, lawyer, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Loved (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After a husband is accused of droving his third wife to suicide, his first wife Hedda, a troubled woman who can't hate or hurt others even if they had wronged her, is subpoenaed to testify on his abusive behavior during their marriage.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: courtroom drama, suicide, unfulfillment, hotshot lawyer, legal, domestic disturbance, legal action, dedicated lawyer, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason ventures to Paris to defend a U.S. Marine Corps Captain accused of murdering a man suspected of being a Nazi SS Officer.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, clever, rough ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, lawyer, intelligence agency, false accusation, courtroom drama, who done it, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, legal investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
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51%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Perry investigates the murder of a former madam and uncovers a multimillion dollar banking fraud in the process.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, lawyer, intelligence agency, couple relations, friendship, cons and scams, courtroom drama, false accusation, crime gone awry, legal investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
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51%
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The Fixer (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Killoran is a lawyer who can 'fix' any situation for his wealthy clients, usually by bribing or blackmailing corrupt officials. Killoran runs afoul of some of his clients when he has a crisis of conscience after miraculously surviving ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, going straight, legal investigation, legal, mystery, politics, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, surprise party ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Runaway (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the birth of two boys, one white and one black, a mysterious and powerful Conjure Woman (Maya Angelou) prophesies that they will start the change. Growing up as best friends in rural Georgia in the 1940s, the boys make a discovery that leads the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: conspiracy, interracial relations, mystery, social relations, law enforcement, lifestyle, dishonesty, crimes, society, friendship, murder, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Heavens Fall (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Successful New York attorney Sam Leibowitz travels to the South in 1933 to defend nine young black men accused of raping two women on an Alabama freight train.
Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, interracial relations, racism, discrimination, dishonesty, injustice, politics, legal, jury, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, new york, alabama
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48%