Movies like The Devil's Advocate

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The Devil's Advocate (1997)
 7.5
 306K
The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, twist ending, clever, scary, witty, ambiguous ending, surprise ending ...
Plot: devil, ambition, deal with the devil, ethics, law firm, hotshot lawyer, temptation, evil, lawyer, mentor, marital problem, sin, supernatural, blind ambition, god or devil, success, dishonesty, supernatural ability, courtroom drama, lust, crooked lawyer, satan, seduction, greed, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, southern usa, manhattan new york city, florida, madison square garden manhattan new york city

Most similar movies to The Devil's Advocate

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out interesting, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, twists & turns, investigation, mentor, police investigation and murder mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Devil's Advocate: The Game (1997), The Firm (1993), Angel Heart (1987), The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), The Spanish Prisoner (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 319K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Plot: mind game, mystery, uncover truth, life turned upside down, disorder, manipulation, businessman, psychology, game, surveillance, scheme, neo noir ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 108K
The Firm (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: law firm, moral dilemma, mafia, surveillance, lawyer, crimes, fighting the system, blackmail, seduction, murder, ambition, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, memphis, tennessee, harvard university, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 74K
Angel Heart (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voodoo, incest, investigation, private detective, missing person, haunted by the past, amnesia, crimes, danger, murder, neurosis, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1955, 1950s
Place: new orleans, usa, new york, southern usa, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, mind game, legal, judge, murder, arrest, trial, courtroom drama, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, beverly hills, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, invention, mystery, investigation, crimes, intrigue, workplace intrigue, stranger, workplace, mastermind, theft, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: venezuela, caribbean, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 167K
Primal Fear (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, tense, psychological ...
Plot: legal investigation, split personality, mental illness, courtroom drama, corruption, lawyer, psychopath, murder, bishop, crime, hotshot lawyer, dissociative identity disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 1.0M
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, mental institution, insanity, paranoia, investigation, plot twist, uncover truth, mental illness, losing-it hero, delusion, psychiatrist, island ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1954, year 1945 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 283K
Constantine (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of ...
Style: stylized, mind bending, gothic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, angel, supernatural ability, demons, lucifer, devil, demon, psychic, heaven and hell, hell, god or devil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 854K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, ghost, psychology, afterlife, supernatural ability, death, psychic, psychic power, psychiatrist, psychologist, life & death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 150K
Michael Clayton (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, lawsuit, law firm, divorce, guilt, legal, cover up, scandal, corruption, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, milwaukee wisconsin, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 71K
Stay (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his ...
Style: psychological, surreal, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: suicide attempt, suicide, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, psychiatrist, unfulfillment, student, patient, guilt, mental institution, obsession, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 12K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, mystery, crime, danger, crimes, legal, court, courtroom drama, beach house, heiress ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 35K
After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: mind bending, bleak, psychological, twist ending, offbeat ...
Plot: afterlife, mysterious character, life & death, danger, couple relations, dealing with death, supernatural, mystery, talking to the dead, death, mentor, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 69K
Fallen (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: psychic, good versus evil, devil, supernatural, murder, execution, police detective, mystery, angel, psychopath, police, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 186K
The Number 23 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Walter Sparrow is an animal control officer that becomes obsessed with a mysterious book that seems to be based on his own life. As soon as he opens the book, he notices strange parallels between what he reads and what he's experienced. But now ...
Style: twists and turns, scary, surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, losing-it hero, riddles and clues, insanity, a vision, suicide, uncover truth, nightmare, paranoia, mystery, imagination, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.2
 172K
Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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, serious, psychological ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, murder mystery, lawyer, legal investigation, courtroom drama, manipulation, obsession, adultery, guilt, perfect crime, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.2
 42K
The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: psychological, twist ending, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, youth, psychologist, claustrophobia, danger, twists & turns, bunker, psychology, isolation, mystery, school, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, army investigation, navy, suicide, lawyer, military, murder, sexism, trial, marines, u.s. navy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cuba, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
...and justice for all. (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. But if he doesn't do it, the judge will have him disbarred.
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspense, captivating, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, fighting the system, lawyer, price of justice, hotshot lawyer, lawyers and clients, injustice, moral dilemma, hopes, legal action, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, maryland, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nothing But the Truth (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When reporter Rachel Armstrong writes a story that reveals the identity of a covert CIA operative, the government demands that Rachel reveal her source. She defies the special prosecutor and is thrown in jail. Meanwhile, her attorney, Albert ...
Style: intense, tense, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: cia, journalism, journalist, courtroom drama, lawyer, reporter, assassination attempt, corruption, media, fighting the system, dishonesty, price of justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 39K
Dark Places (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, disturbing, depressing ...
Plot: investigation, murder, survivor, murder of family, sibling relationship, witness, prison, mystery, uncover truth, satanism, haunted by the past, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1985, year 1968
Place: kansas, ireland, missouri, oklahoma, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.1
 536K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: twist ending, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, missing child, police investigation, disappearance, crime, torture, brutality, vigilantism, child abduction, maze, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing ...
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: devil, courtroom, priest, lawyer, evil force, curses spells and rituals, teenage girl, supernatural, religion, good versus evil, demons, christianity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 4K
Afterwards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Newly divorced lawyer Nathan Del Amico is shaken up after he meets a doctor who claims that he can sense when select people are about to die. Though he doesn't believe the doctor, events in Nathan's life slowly make him think he's not ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Plot: supernatural ability, lawyer, doctor, mysterious character, haunted by the past, miraculous event, deadly, supernatural, prophecy, crumbling marriage, cheating death, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 14K
Gossip (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a beautiful college campus, something ugly is about to be spread around. A bit of gossip that was told is starting to take a frightening turn. Who could it have offended and how far will the person on the other side of the gossip handle the ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, gossip, investigation, college life, dishonesty, crimes, teenage life, mystery, false accusation, rumor, manipulation, storytelling ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.5
 1.1M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: rivalry, obsession, secret, uninhibited rivalry, illusion, magical, magic, deception, diary, stage magic, teleportation, mystery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: london, europe, england, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Glengarry Glen Ross, follows the lives of four unethical Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to go to any lengths (legal or illegal) to unload undesirable real estate on unwilling prospective buyers.
Style: talky, cynical, cult film, intense, tense ...
Plot: office, greed, real estate agent, ambition, pressure, rivalry, corporate world, reward, career, manipulations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, arizona, chicago illinois, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 6K
Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, police investigation, secret, violence, prostitute, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 24K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, riddles and clues, fbi, psychopath, psychiatrist, mind game, obsession, race against time, chase, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 17K
Cruising (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A serial killer brutally slays and dismembers several gay men in New York's S/M and leather districts. The young police officer Steve Burns is sent undercover onto the streets as decoy for the murderer. Working almost completely isolated from ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, gay, police investigation, murder, gays and lesbians, psychopath, undercover, working undercover, crime, mind game, police detective, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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