Movies like Storm

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Storm
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: captivating, serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, haunted by the past, legal, genocide, power relations, witnessing a crime, against humanity, rivalry, testimony, gain trust, lawyers and clients, serbian, political thriller, muslim, trial, war criminal, truth, police arrest, tape recorder, war crime, police officer, grave, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia, sarajevo, bosnia herzegovina, berlin germany

Most similar movies to Storm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and tense films with plots about legal, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, courtroom, life is a bitch, power relations and lawyer mostly in Drama, Crime and War genres. Some movies like Storm: The Trials of Cate McCall (2013), Philly (2001), One Angry Juror (2010), The Man in the Glass Booth (1975), Court (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Trials of Cate McCall
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, crime, legal investigation, courtroom, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, rehabilitation, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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Philly
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: dedicated lawyer, legal action, courtroom, courtroom drama, workplace situations, legal, partners, workplace, power relations, reluctant partners, single parent, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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System:   88%
    User:   73%
 
One Angry Juror
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: dedicated lawyer, investigation, legal investigation, courtroom, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, murder, dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   92%
 
The Man in the Glass Booth
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: dedicated lawyer, hidden identity, immigrants, courtroom, uncover truth, anti semitism, genocide, courtroom drama, holocaust, haunted by the past, racism, wartime life ...
Place: israel, middle east, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   75%
 
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Court
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: serious, clever, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, human nature, social differences, false accusation, injustice, legal, society, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, rich and poor, discrimination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   56%
 
Black and White
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: dedicated lawyer, prison, crime, hotshot lawyer, courtroom, fighting the system, legal action, legal investigation, interracial relations, courtroom drama, false accusation, racism ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   56%
 
Chasing Freedom
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New York attorney Libby (Juliette Lewis) is a go-getter who won't let anyone stand in the way of her success. But when she accepts a pro bono case involving young Afghan dissident Meena (Layla Alizada), Libby finds her corporate dreams replaced ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, mental institution, hotshot lawyer, immigrants, legal action, terrorism, idealism, corporate crimes, courtroom drama, political corruption, injustice, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001
Place: new york, afghanistan, bangladesh, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   56%
 
The Warrior Class
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 ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   62%
 
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The Incident
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, serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, war, legal action, prison, moral dilemma, courtroom drama, small town, against humanity, legal, society, friendship, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   67%
 
 5.9
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Suspect
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: manipulations, parents and children, dishonesty, courtroom, rivalry, family problems, family relations, mentally challenged, vengeance, false accusation, couple relations, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   49%
 
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The Trial
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: legal action, introspection, courtroom, hopes, small town, legal, dedicated lawyer, dealing with death, murder, legal investigation, courtroom drama, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   69%
 
Prosecuting Casey Anthony
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: dedicated lawyer, investigation, courtroom, legal investigation, courtroom drama, legal, obsession, trial, murder, crimes, life is a bitch, one last case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   59%
 
Citizen Verdict
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: dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, crime, courtroom, protagonist as suspect, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, tv show, false accusation, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   66%
 
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A Civil Action
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, sincere, factual ...
Plot: lawyer, small town, courtroom drama, obsession, courtroom, court, dedicated lawyer, investigation, greed, justice, legal investigation, lone hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
Inherit the Wind
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, talky, clever, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: school, dedicated lawyer, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, small town, journalism, legal action, idealism, courtroom drama, religions or cults, injustice, fighting the system ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
After the Truth
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, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: moral dilemma, courtroom, courtroom drama, legal, dedicated lawyer, holocaust, uncover truth, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, against humanity, rivalry, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
The Whole Truth
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: As District Attorney Kathryn Peale and defense attorney Jimmy Nolan rally their teams around their arguments and prepare to go head-to-head in the the courtroom, they make frantic moves and countermoves of complex legal wrangling to tilt justice in ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, district attorney, hotshot lawyer, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, ambition, lawyer, legal, rivalry, ego clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
Color of Justice
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: dedicated lawyer, courtroom, crime, hotshot lawyer, legal action, legal investigation, vengeance, murder, interracial relations, racism, courtroom drama, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
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Our Fathers
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: clergy, legal action, legal investigation, church, 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 ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
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Accused
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 drama, courtroom, crimes, legal, whistleblower, accusation, fired from the job, lawyer, hospital, prison, baby, nurse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   54%
 
The Rose Garden
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, immigrants, airport, legal action, concentration camp, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, courtroom, genocide, wartime life, against humanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
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The Accused
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a young woman suffers a brutal rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
Style: realistic, disturbing, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, justice, court, betrayal, violence, guilt, investigation, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
Close to Home
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Close to Home is an American crime drama television series co-produced by Warner Bros. Television and Jerry Bruckheimer Television for CBS. While in pre-production the series was known as American Crime. It first aired from October 4, 2005 to May ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sentimental
Plot: dedicated lawyer, legal, suburbs, workplace, power relations, supportive spouse, boss and employee, prosecutor, courtroom drama, suburban life, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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Dirty Pictures
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.
Style: serious, talky, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: fighting the system, museum, against the rules, sexual abuse, courtroom, courtroom drama, family in danger, righting the wronged, artists and showbiz, politics, legal, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami
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: dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, prison, protagonist as suspect, legal action, terrorism, legal investigation, terrorist, trial, professor, lawyer, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: legal action, death row, crime, courtroom, false accusation, prison, racism, wrongfully committed, fighting the system, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
Dancing in the Dark
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anna Forbes suffers an attack and sexual abuse by her father-in-law. But when she overcomes her fear and tells her husband Mark what happened he does not believe her, choosing instead to believe his father who denies everything. As Anna becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, hospital, mental institution, legal action, legal investigation, rehabilitation, courtroom drama, false accusation, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, family in danger, mental illness ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
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Snap Decision
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One mother must fight back to prove her innocence or lose her children.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: courtroom, legal action, parents and children, sexual abuse, false accusation, courtroom drama, legal, life is a bitch, best friends, single parent, custody, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
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In Our Name
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: serious, disturbing, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: soldier, mentally unstable, family in crisis, homecoming, family problems, british, losing-it hero, introspection, obsession, parents and children, haunted by the past, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
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L.A. Law
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: L.A. Law is an American television legal drama series that ran for eight seasons on NBC from September 15, 1986, to May 19, 1994. Created by Steven Bochco and Terry Louise Fisher, it contained many of Bochco's trademark features including a ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: hotshot lawyer, law firm, courtroom drama, office, workplace situations, legal, workplace, dedicated lawyer, lawyer, womanizer, ego clash, legal action ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
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