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: 103 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: serious, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: courtroom, genocide, testimony, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, haunted by the past, legal, power relations, witnessing a crime, against humanity, rivalry, gain trust, lawyers and clients, airplane, lawyer, suicide, photographer, trial, muslim, beach, cemetery, justice, fear, judge, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia, berlin germany, sarajevo, bosnia herzegovina

Most similar movies to Storm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and captivating films with plots about legal, courtroom drama, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, power relations and lawyer mostly in Drama, Thriller and War genres. Some movies like Storm: One Angry Juror (2010), Court (2014), Accused (2014), The Trials of Cate McCall (2013), The Man in the Glass Booth (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, captivating, realistic, tense, sincere
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, investigation, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.7
 3K
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: clever, serious, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, social differences, human nature, court, false accusation, injustice, legal, society, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, rich and poor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.1
 3K
Accused (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An assistant prosecutor zealously pursues a conviction in the case of a pediatric nurse accused of murdering her patients, but doubt arises when her evidence shows that the infants may have died of natural causes.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, crimes, legal, hospital, whistleblower, accusation, strong female character, nurse, baby, prison, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)
Genre: 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, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, crime, courtroom, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, rehabilitation, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: serious, talky, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, courtroom, genocide, dedicated lawyer, hidden identity, immigrants, uncover truth, anti semitism, courtroom drama, haunted by the past, racism, wartime life ...
Place: israel, middle east, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom, racism, crimes, dedicated lawyer, prison, crime, fighting the system, legal action, legal investigation, interracial relations, courtroom drama ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: trial, dedicated lawyer, investigation, courtroom, legal investigation, courtroom drama, legal, obsession, murder, crimes, life is a bitch, one last case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom, moral dilemma, courtroom drama, legal, holocaust, dedicated lawyer, uncover truth, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, against humanity, rivalry, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, crime, criminal's revenge, dedicated lawyer, gangsters, hotshot lawyer, legal action, legal investigation, addiction, corporate crimes, courtroom drama, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.0
 4K
Silk (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, realistic, captivating
Plot: dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, courtroom, uninhibited rivalry, workplace intrigue, courtroom drama, ambition, legal, rivalry, workplace, blind ambition, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Raising the Bar (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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: clever, serious, realistic, stylized, tense
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, district attorney, legal action, lawyer, legal, workplace, friends, dedicated lawyer, idealism, friendship, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 1K
The Trial (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the horrific death of his wife and two sons, suicide seems to be the only escape for small town attorney Kent "Mac" McClain... until he's assigned a capital punishment case that begins to transform his life and those around him ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: courtroom, murder, legal action, introspection, hopes, legal, small town, dedicated lawyer, dealing with death, legal investigation, courtroom drama, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 172
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: thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: false accusation, manipulations, parents and children, courtroom, dishonesty, rivalry, family problems, family relations, mentally challenged, vengeance, couple relations, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 25K
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: serious, disturbing, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: lawyer, small town, courtroom drama, leukemia, trial, law firm, lawsuit, plaintiff, bankruptcy, obsession, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: massachusetts, washington d.c., boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 429
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: thought provoking, talky, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, small town, dedicated lawyer, legal action, war, moral dilemma, prison, against humanity, legal, society, friendship, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: society, social relations, clergy, parents and children, genocide, haunted by the past, racism, americana, against humanity, deadly, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 674
Outlaw (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, sincere, realistic, clever
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, law firm, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, legal action, legal, power relations, fighting the system, price of justice, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 275
Snap Decision (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One mother must fight back to prove her innocence or lose her children.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, legal action, parents and children, sexual abuse, courtroom drama, legal, life is a bitch, best friends, single parent, custody, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.8
 586
War Book (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a contemporary Commons briefing room, a government minister and several aids enact the ‘war book’ exercise: a protocol written in the 1950s which is periodically played out to test post-nuclear scenarios. Low-budget but high-concept, War Book ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, politics, danger, state affairs, chaos, control room, international crisis, terrorism, end of the world, government official, terrorist attack, role playing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, pakistan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, thought provoking, realistic, cynical, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, tv show, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, crime, courtroom, protagonist as suspect, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, false accusation, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Inherit the Wind (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.
Style: serious, clever, talky, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: courtroom, small town, dedicated lawyer, school, hotshot lawyer, journalism, legal action, idealism, courtroom drama, religions or cults, injustice, fighting the system ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, crime, racism, courtroom drama, dishonesty, law enforcement, courtroom, legal action, legal investigation, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 327
Philly (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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, realistic, sentimental, touching, captivating
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, legal action, single mother, courtroom drama, workplace situations, legal, partners, workplace, power relations, reluctant partners, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Rose Garden (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In Germany, an old man attacks another old man and is arrested. The attacker refuses to speak. A female lawyer is appointed to him. She discovers that the attacker has numbers tattooed on his arm and the attacked man was a German officer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, immigrants, airport, legal action, concentration camp, legal investigation, uncover truth, genocide, wartime life, against humanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, auschwitz, holocaust, golden years, haunted by the past, new love, sibling relationship, tourist, concentration camp, roommate, underdog, monument ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 2K
On the Path (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Germany, Croatia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Loving young couple Luna and Amar try their best to overcome unexpected obstacles that threaten their relationship. After Amar's dramatic change in a fundamentalist community, Luna tears herself apart searching if love is truly enough to keep ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: human spirit, introspection, redemption, self discovery, couple relations, religions or cults, hopes, life is a bitch, couples, addiction, alcohol abuse, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 2K
The Verdict (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
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: serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: legal action, courtroom, courtroom drama, justice, injustice, legal, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch, lawyers and clients
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: lawyer, professor, trial, terrorist, terrorism, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, prison, protagonist as suspect, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 487
Our Fathers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In the '80s, priests and especially the Father Geoghan arrested for sexual abuse of minors. Cardinal Law, also indicted, and the diocese was aware of the actions of these men of the church and was kept secret for years, until the victims decide ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: church, clergy, legal action, legal investigation, sexual harassment, sexual abuse, fighting the system, legal, society, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, europe, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.9
 807
The Jury (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The Jury is a British television serial broadcast in 2002. The series was the first ever to be allowed to film inside the historic Old Bailey courthouse.
Style: serious, captivating, talky, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, murder, murder trial, crimes, legal, uncover truth, moral dilemma, interracial relations, price of justice, deadly, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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