Movies like Closed Circuit

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Closed Circuit (2013)
 6.2
 20K
Closed Circuit (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A terrorist attack in London results in the capture of suspect Farroukh Erdogan (Denis Moschitto). The attorney general appoints Claudia Simmons-Howe (Rebecca Hall) as special advocate on Erdogan's legal team. On the eve of the trial, Erdogan's lawyer dies, and a new defense attorney, Martin Rose (Eric Bana), steps in. Martin and Claudia are former lovers, a fact which must remain hidden. As Martin assembles his case, he uncovers a sinister conspiracy, placing him and Claudia in danger.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, intense, suspense, exciting, bad ending, tricky, idiotic ...
Plot: terrorism, lawyer, courtroom, legal action, partners, legal investigation, legal, danger, mistrust, dishonesty, law enforcement, courtroom drama, government agency, dedicated lawyer, state affairs, reluctant partners, uncover truth, lawyers and clients, power relations, media circus, terrorist, bombing, ex-lover, murder, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, usa, boston

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Most similar movies to Closed Circuit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, mystery and courtroom mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Closed Circuit: Suspect (1987), Nothing But the Truth (2008), High Crimes (2002), Her Fatal Flaw (2006), The Pelican Brief (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
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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: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, talky, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, murder, false accusation, mystery, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, political conspiracy, power relations, dishonesty, mute or deaf, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, intense ...
Plot: cia, journalism, journalist, courtroom drama, lawyer, reporter, assassination attempt, corruption, price of justice, state affairs, media, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.4
 35K
High Crimes (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A female attorney learns that her husband is really a marine officer awol for fifteen years and accused of murdering fifteen civilians in El Salvador. Believing her husband when he tells her that he's being framed as part of a U.S. Military ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, lawyer, life turned upside down, army investigation, justice, crime, dedicated lawyer, supportive spouse, arrested, hidden identity, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.4
 218
Her Fatal Flaw (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you think your dating life is hard, check out what happens to poor Laney! Talk about a love hangover: The nice guy this prominent attorney spent last night with winds up being the main suspect in the brutal murder of a Chicago city councilman. If ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, hotshot lawyer, political corruption, police detective, danger, woman in danger, courtroom, legal, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, murder, political corruption, politics, crime, fighting the system, supreme court, professor, investigation, fbi, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Edge of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, vengeance, investigation, fighting the system, dishonesty, corruption, violence, law enforcement, death of daughter, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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, mind bending, gloomy, scary ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, court, courtroom drama, beach house, heiress, mystery, crime, neo-noir, danger, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The International (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An interpol agent and an attorney are determined to bring one of the world's most powerful banks to justice. Uncovering money laundering, arms trading, and conspiracy to destabilize world governments, their investigation takes them from Berlin, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: interpol, chase, murder, district attorney, investigation, political corruption, gunfight, lawyer, unlikely criminals, special agents, rivalry, cover up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, italy, berlin germany, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Star Chamber (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Disgusted with criminals escaping the judicial system via technicalities, an idealistic young judge investigates an alternative method for punishing the guilty.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: hitman, vigilantism, serial killer, judge, crime, murder, vengeance, political corruption, rivalry, idealism, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Trial by Jury (1994)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, who done it, legal action, legal investigation, crime, mob boss, organized crime, idealism, society, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gangster who has commited all kinds of crimes is accused to have killed his wife. As he was not the murderer in this case Perry Mason intents to find the killer...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: murder, courtroom, uncover truth, mystery, crime, crimes, legal action, power relations, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Remake of a 1956 Fritz Lang film in which a novelist's investigation of a dirty district attorney leads to a setup within the courtroom.
Style: realistic, tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, courtroom, crimes, who done it, uncover truth, fighting the system, legal, danger, injustice, dedicated lawyer, frame up ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Law & Order: LA (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and developed by Blake Masters, it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: law and order, legal, police investigation, legal action, murder, district attorney, courtroom drama, legal investigation, partners against crime, law enforcement, workplace, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.3
 53K
True Story (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: journalist, prison visit, prison, moral dilemma, criminal heroes, crimes, uncover truth, journalism, murder, under the surface, mistaken identity, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Death of a President (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fictional investigative documentary looks back on the "assassination" of George W. Bush and attempts to answer the question of who committed the murder. Perhaps less morbid and disturbing to watch now than during Bush's presidency, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: assassination, politics, secret service, terrorism, sniper, false accusation, map, chases and races, wrongfully committed, special agents, danger, head of state ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, near future, year 2007
Place: usa, iraq, middle east, north korea, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.9
 155
The Advocate (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A grieving defense attorney gets caught in a twisted game of who-done-it when he takes on the case of a beautiful socialite who is accused of murder.
Style: mind bending, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, righting the wronged, false accusation, legal, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, legal, judge, murder, courtroom, mind game, arrest, manipulations, jury, trial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: mind bending, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, private detective, rivalry, power relations, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, legal, boss and employee, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 36K
Deadfall (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thriller that follows two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a botched casino heist, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, tricky ...
Plot: cons and scams, murderous pair, criminal heroes, on the run, brother sister incest, homecoming, crime, murder, crime gone awry, robbery, crimes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 316
Deadlocked (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Portugal, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man is accused of rape and murder and placed on trial. His father doesn't believe that he is guilty, so in act of desperation he grabs the bailiff's guns and takes the whole jury hostage and insists that the prosecuting attorney ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: courtroom, crimes, price of justice, uncover truth, legal action, legal investigation, rebellion, injustice, deadly, swat, heroes, hostages ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
 36K
Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Single father and former cop Tom Cutler has an unusual occupation: he cleans up death scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Cutler is shocked to learn he may have unknowingly erased ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, crime, murder, ex law enforcer, murder investigation, ex cop, mystery, buried truth, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Mighty Quinn (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, false accusation, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, frame up, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, new jersey, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.3
 15K
Red Corner (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An American attorney on business in China, ends up wrongfully on trial for murder and his only key to innocence is a female defense lawyer from the country.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking, serious, talky ...
Plot: murder, frame up, false accusation, fighting the system, legal action, political corruption, death penalty, justice, dishonesty, state affairs, male protagonist, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 7.1
 126K
State of Play (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, politics, political conspiracy, newspaper, corruption, journalist, congress, investigative journalism, investigation, assassination, conspiracy, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman suddenly disappears after an early morning walk, and her husband is accused of murder.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, uncover truth, crime, legal investigation, mystery, who done it, crimes, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, rivalry, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Shadow of Doubt (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An attorney (Melanie Griffith) uncovers a political conspiracy in the brutal killing of a wealthy young woman.
Style: psychological, mind bending, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, politics, criminal heroes, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, crimes, mystery, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Woman of Desire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A yacht captain, Jack Lynch, is accused of murdering his boss and raping the victim's wife, Christina Ford. Nothing is how it first appears. Jack seeks the help of veteran attorney Walter J. Hill to help prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, serious, erotic, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, courtroom drama, twins, false accusation, who done it, investigation, frame up, dishonesty, legal investigation, dangerous attraction, police detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, political corruption, police, police investigation, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, partners against crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In order to be reinstated to the bar and recover custody of her daughter, a hotshot lawyer, now in recovery and on probation, must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: legal investigation, police corruption, legal, false accusation, family problems, law enforcement, courtroom, crime, life is a bitch, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.8
 11K
Gorky Park (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow's Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on his own, Renko seeks out more information and stumbles across a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, murder, cold war, police investigation, political corruption, crime, mystery, police corruption, law enforcement, political intrigue, political conspiracy, government agency ...
Place: russia, soviet union, sweden, stockholm sweden, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%