Movies like Storm 2009

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Storm (2009)
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Storm (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hannah Maynard, a prosecutor of Hague's Tribunal for war crimes in former Yugoslavia, charges a Serbian commander for killing Bosniaks. However, her main witness might be lying, so the court sends a team to Bosnia to investigate
Style: thought provoking, serious, captivating, tense, realistic, suspense, political thriller
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, testimony, power relations, rivalry, witnessing a crime, haunted by the past, against humanity, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, justice, judge, husband wife relationship, evidence, genocide, mother son relationship, lawyer, war crime, war criminal, legal, strong female presence, gain trust, airplane, rape, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia, berlin germany, bosnia herzegovina, sarajevo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and tense films with plots about courtroom drama, courtroom, legal, life is a bitch, lawyer, dedicated lawyer and rivalry mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Storm: Court (2014), One Angry Juror (2010), A Civil Action (1998), The Verdict (2013), Unbowed (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Court (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom, social differences, courtroom drama, court, human nature, injustice, power relations, society, legal, discrimination, lawyer, judge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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95%
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, courtroom drama, false accusation, uncover truth, investigation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.6
 29K
A Civil Action (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to "get rid of" a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that he is willing to give up everything - including his career and ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, thought provoking, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, court, lawsuit, courtroom, law firm, small town, legal, environmental, legal investigation, uncover truth, success ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: massachusetts, boston, new york, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 3K
The Verdict (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his wife's murderer is released due to a procedural error, Luc will do everything in his power to stop it from happening... He is going to take justice into his own hands and will then compete with the constitutional state which let him ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: justice, courtroom, legal, legal action, injustice, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, court, vigilante, murder, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.7
 637
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, realistic, serious, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: legal, mathematics, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, courtroom drama, legal investigation, legal action, injustice, society, courtroom, judge, court ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.0
 5K
Silk (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Silk is a British television drama series produced by the BBC and first shown in 2011. Written by Peter Moffat, the series follows a set of barristers, and what they do to attain the rank of Queen's Counsel, known as "taking silk."
Style: clever, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: hotshot lawyer, lawyer, ambition, courtroom drama, rivalry, success, uninhibited rivalry, lawyers and clients, workplace intrigue, workplace, legal, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Older Than America (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The truth of the past come to light in a series of haunting visions in this drama. The strange visions grow more vivid with each passing day, a young woman of Native American heritage begins piecing together a Catholic priests diabolical plot to ...
Style: bleak, serious, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: genocide, dishonesty, against humanity, haunted by the past, family relations, life is a bitch, clergy, native american, priest, winter, empire, racism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.7
 7K
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: thought provoking, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: legal, courtroom, fighting the system, against the odds, courtroom drama, false accusation, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, dishonesty, legal action, dedicated lawyer, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: busan, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Raising the Bar (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The lives and cases of young lawyers who work on opposite sides - the public defender's office and the district attorney's office - as well as those who sit in judgment on their cases.
Style: serious, clever, realistic, tense, stylized
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, district attorney, courtroom, friends, relationship vs career, workplace, friendship, dedicated lawyer, law firm, power relations, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 398
Philly (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Philly is an American television series created by Steven Bochco that focused on criminal defense attorney Kathleen Maguire. It lasted a full season and was canceled due to low ratings. The final episode was advertised heavily as the series finale, ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal action, legal, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, single mother, workplace situations, reluctant partners, law firm, lawsuit, power relations, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "Prosecuting Casey Anthony" reveals Florida prosecutor, Jeff Ashton’s inside story of the true crime drama that captivated and then shocked the nation when Caylee Anthony’s mother, Casey, was acquitted of killing her daughter, despite ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: court, courtroom drama, investigation, murder, obsession, legal, crimes, dedicated lawyer, courtroom, life is a bitch, true crime, lifetime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 717
Outlaw (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Outlaw is an American television series that was aired on the NBC network. The one-hour courtroom drama stars Jimmy Smits as a Supreme Court Justice who resigns from the bench and returns to private practice in an elite law firm where Claire Sax, ...
Style: realistic, clever, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: law firm, legal, lawyers and clients, dedicated lawyer, workplace, hotshot lawyer, legal action, courtroom, power relations, society, jury, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: crimes, hotshot lawyer, racism, illiteracy, injustice, legal investigation, fighting the system, false accusation, price of justice, courtroom drama, social differences, society ...
Time: 50s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Man in the Glass Booth (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and irreverence about aspects of Jewish life. Nonetheless, Charlie is ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, talky, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, courtroom, nazi, jewish, lawyer, genocide, kidnapping, racism, wartime life, redemption, destiny ...
Place: israel, new york, middle east, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 40K
The Verdict (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Frank Galvin is a down-on-his luck lawyer, reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing. Former associate Mickey Morrissey reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice suit that he himself served to Galvin on a silver platter: all parties ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, atmospheric, suspense, intense ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, redemption, lawyer, character study, legal action, justice, fighting the system, court, legal, investigation, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
After the Truth (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The famous Nazi-Doctor Dr. Josef Mengele - the "death angel of Auschwitz", who killed more than 300.000 people - comes back from his hide out in Argentina to Germany as a 87 year old man. He must stand up in front of a court for his ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: world war two, courtroom, against humanity, rivalry, dedicated lawyer, legal, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, courtroom drama, uncover truth, life turned upside down ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
45%
 6.8
 2K
Red Dust (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sarah Barcant, a lawyer in New York City who grew up in South Africa, returns to her childhood dwelling place to intercede for Alex Mpondo, a Black South African politician who was tortured during apartheid.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, political
Plot: apartheid, missing person, politics, courtroom drama, rivalry, state affairs, dishonesty, haunted by the past, injustice, life is a bitch, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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And Along Come Tourists (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sven arrives in nowadays Auschwitz to do his civil service at the memorial. He encounters unfriendliness, especially by Stanislaw Krzeminski, the 85 year old KZ-survivor, and Krzysztof Lanuszewski, brother of his early love affair Ania. Even his ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: friendship, holocaust, concentration camp, haunted by the past, elderly, obsession, war crime, memory, civil servant, holocaust survivor, bias, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 539
The Incident (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the town's only doctor (Barnard Hughes) dies while at ...
Style: talky, thought provoking, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: lawyer, aging, world war two, small town, courtroom drama, legal action, power relations, prison, friendship, moral dilemma, anti semitism, captivity ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 189
Suspect (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Teacher Rob Dekoster is a good man, albeit a bit too frivolous and liberal with funds the local arts center's interim director. His wife Nelle, who sometimes abuses drugs, spoils his ingrate teenage stepdaughter Sandy, who is kind only to her ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, thought provoking
Plot: false accusation, family relations, manipulation, youth, rivalry, dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch, family problems, vengeance, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Canterbury's Law (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Canterbury is a force of nature. An attorney on the rise, she puts her career on the line to take on risky and unpopular cases, even when they take a toll on her personal life. Elizabeth and her law professor husband, Matt Furey, haunted ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, law firm, price of justice, workplace, legal, injustice, lawyers and clients, rivalry, investigation, trespassing, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, drug abuse, courtroom drama, addiction, corporate crimes, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Terror - Ihr Urteil (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Islamic terrorists hijack an airplane with 164 passengers, planing to steer it into a football arena filled with 70 000 people. Major Lars Koch decides against the orders of his superiors and the laws of his country to shoot the airplane which leads ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: courtroom drama, court, punishment, breaking the fourth wall, courtroom, bomb, lawyer, airplane hijack
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 156
Untouched (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Untouched is the story of a reluctant attorney's struggle with inner demons while defending a teenage girl accused of murdering her newborn. When the "Hostess City of the South" is rocked by the horrific crime, Mitchell Thomas III ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, uncover truth, haunted by the past, courtroom drama, legal, crimes, life is a bitch, legal investigation, courtroom, secret, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.1
 297
North Square (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: North Square is an award-winning British television drama series written by Peter Moffat and broadcast by Channel 4 at the end of 2000. Starring an ensemble cast, including Phil Davis, Rupert Penry-Jones, Helen McCrory and Kevin McKidd, the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, clever, tense, humorous ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, lawyer, legal investigation, law firm, ambition, jury, rivalry, legal, uninhibited rivalry, lawyers and clients, scapegoat, workaholic ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Judgement in Berlin (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, sincere, touching ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, hijacking, legal action, legal, courtroom drama, crimes, save the day, confined, fighting the system, culture clash, justice ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, east germany, west berlin west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 507
In Our Name (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Suzy's a British soldier, born and bred, but fitting back into civilian life after fighting in Iraq isn't easy. Haunted by the responsibility she feels for the death of an Iraqi child, she becomes obsessed with the safety of her own ...
Style: tense, realistic, emotional, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, post traumatic stress disorder, paranoia, obsession, parents and children, losing-it hero, homecoming, haunted by the past, military, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The trial story of Viviane Amsalem's five year fight to obtain her divorce in front of the only legal authority competent for divorce cases in Israel, the Rabbinical Court.
Style: thought provoking, touching, sincere, serious, suspense ...
Plot: judge, divorce, unhappy wife, feminism, marital separation, fighting the system, rebellion, courtroom drama, legal, life is a bitch, unsupportive spouse, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: political, disturbing, suspenseful, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom drama, genocide, judge, holocaust, world war two, court, lawyer, war crime, jewish, nazi, courtroom, german ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, middle ages, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%