Movies like Closed Circuit

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Closed Circuit (2013)
 6.2
 21K
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, suspense, twists and turns, intense, exciting, complex, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, legal action, legal investigation, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, state affairs, lawyers and clients, partners, legal, mistrust, reluctant partners, uncover truth, courtroom drama, power relations, ex-lover, conspiracy, murder, strong female character, politics, romance, lawyer, courtroom, dedicated lawyer ...
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 realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, deadly and crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Closed Circuit: Suspect (1987), Her Fatal Flaw (2006), Death of a President (2006), Nothing But the Truth (2008), Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 9K
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, talky, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, murder, false accusation, mystery, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, political conspiracy, murder mystery, mute or deaf, state affairs, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
 232
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: tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, manipulation, woman in danger, police detective, mystery, manipulations, murder, legal investigation, legal, courtroom drama, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, satirical, controversial ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, assassination, false accusation, state affairs, danger, political conspiracy, sniper, dishonesty, secret service, investigation, president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001, near future, year 2007 ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, washington d.c., iraq, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, thought provoking, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: cia, journalism, journalist, courtroom drama, lawyer, fighting the system, reporter, assassination attempt, corruption, legal, state affairs, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, crimes, uncover truth, legal, who done it, fighting the system, courtroom, frame up, dedicated lawyer, injustice, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.4
 38K
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, twists and turns, serious, tense, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: army investigation, murder, justice, lawyer, life turned upside down, crimes, crime, dedicated lawyer, supportive spouse, arrested, hidden identity, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, mexico, los angeles, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, crime, murder, political corruption, politics, crimes, fighting the system, supreme court, woman in danger, professor, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.2
 80K
Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's accidental death in a botched FBI operation. But all that takes ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, neo noir, conspiracy, bomb, paranoia, murder, professor, fbi, uncover truth, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., st. louis missouri, west virginia, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 5.0
 160
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: suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, false accusation, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation, legal action, dealing with death, mystery, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.0
 324
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: hostage, courtroom, legal, uncover truth, rebellion, false accusation, legal investigation, hostages, legal action, society, injustice, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, investigation, frame up, false accusation, uncover truth, testimony, police investigation, lovers reunited, state affairs, life is a bitch, crimes, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, private detective, false accusation, law enforcement, boss and employee, crimes, crime, dishonesty, deadly, courtroom drama, legal, legal action ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, twists and turns, intense, clever ...
Plot: interpol, chase, murder, gunfight, investigation, district attorney, political corruption, obsessive quest, law enforcement, danger, intrigue, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, italy, berlin germany, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.3
 16K
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, serious, disturbing, thought provoking, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, frame up, legal, legal action, false accusation, fighting the system, political corruption, death penalty, justice, dishonesty, state affairs, male protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, tense, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, courtroom drama, twins, false accusation, dishonesty, legal investigation, frame up, investigation, who done it, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, tense, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: law and order, murder, police investigation, legal, legal action, partners against crime, legal investigation, district attorney, workplace, courtroom, power relations, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, mind game, murder, judge, legal, arrest, manipulations, lawyers and clients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: legal investigation, rehabilitation, injustice, family problems, legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, false accusation, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: exciting, serious, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, vigilantism, judge, crimes, crime, murder, idealism, vengeance, political corruption, conspiracy, secret society, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.8
 807
Hidden (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: When a mysterious lawyer Gina Hawkes turns up asking Harry to find a missing alibi witness for her client he agrees to take on the job but is unwittingly drawn into investigating the death of his brother 20 years ago. Harry quickly finds himself ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, conspiracy, lawyer, lawyers and clients, who to trust, legal, political conspiracy, investigation, uncover truth, murder, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: serious, rough, psychological, mind bending, contemplative ...
Plot: politics, murder, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, legal investigation, mystery, life is a bitch, crimes, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: rough, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, frame up, vietnam veteran, legal investigation, false accusation, mystery, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young, ace assistant DA, Shelby Cook, works with driven cop, Mike Holland, to catch Daedalus, a serial killer infamous for luring his victims to their deaths through labyrinth traps. Three innocent men have already taken the fall for Daedalus and ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: law enforcement, police investigation, legal investigation, mystery, dedicated lawyer, serial killer, parents and children, crimes, rivalry, legal, family relations, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.5
 551
Ice Blues (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This new installment in the popular and critically-acclaimed Donald Strachey Mystery series finds America’s favorite gay private investigator, Donald Strachey (Chad Allen), taking on the most complicated case of his career. After his long-time ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, queer cinema
Plot: private investigator, law firm, danger, investigation, uncover truth, private detective, law enforcement, partners, race against time, crimes, partners against crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, life is a bitch, courtroom drama, false accusation, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, investigation, legal, crime, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.4
 642
Throwdown (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young criminal defense attorney struggles with a homicide case that is not as cut and dry as it appears while battling a drinking habit. The story goes beyond the lives of those directly related to the case and shines a much needed spotlight on ...
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: rivalry, murder, law enforcement, legal investigation, legal action, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Trial by Jury (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, legal investigation, who done it, crime, legal action, mob boss, organized crime, gangsters, false accusation, rivalry, idealism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, woman in danger, false accusation, uncover truth, righting the wronged, price of justice, riddles and clues, dishonesty, partners, law enforcement, crimes, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Shoot on Sight (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer of Scotland Yard, is asked to hunt-down suspected suicide-bombers against the backdrop of July 7 bombings in London. Tariq's task gets complicated as an innocent Muslim is killed by the commando shooters of ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, religions or cults, life is a bitch, culture clash, deadly, husband wife relationship, investigation, politics, murder, death, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.8
 636
Breaking Point (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Breaking Point" is a dramatic tale of corruption and self-realization, in which one man has to overcome a deep seeded conspiracy and his own lingering past in order to gain the redemption he desires.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, conspiracy, uncover truth, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners, redemption, strong violent content, legal, unlikely partners, legal investigation, gang leader ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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