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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and thought provoking films with plots about legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, society and power relations mostly in Drama, Thriller and War genres. Some movies like Storm: Unbowed (2011), Court (2014), One Angry Juror (2010), The Man in the Glass Booth (1975), A Civil Action (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Unbowed (2011)
Genre: 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, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, mathematics, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, legal investigation, legal action, injustice, uncover truth, rivalry, courtroom, society
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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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: biting, realistic, thought provoking, sincere, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, social differences, legal, false accusation, rich and poor, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, power relations, dishonesty, society, discrimination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, uncover truth, legal, false accusation, courtroom drama, investigation, dedicated lawyer, crimes, life is a bitch, power relations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, realistic, talky, tense, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, courtroom, genocide, uncover truth, immigrants, secret agents, wartime life, crimes, dedicated lawyer, against humanity, confined, life is a bitch ...
Place: usa, new york, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.6
 26K
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, thought provoking, disturbing, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, trial, small town, lawsuit, law firm, leukemia, uncover truth, legal investigation, reach out, righting the wronged, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: massachusetts, washington d.c., boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: realistic, thought provoking, serious
Plot: courtroom, racism, illiteracy, crimes, hotshot lawyer, crime, prison, murder, rebellion, society, social differences, courtroom drama ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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: serious, clever, captivating, realistic
Plot: ambition, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, courtroom drama, lawyer, workplace intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, success, workplace, lawyers and clients, legal, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: realistic, disturbing, tense, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom, holocaust, against humanity, haunted by the past, legal, rivalry, life turned upside down, power relations, uncover truth, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: serious, realistic, clever, tense, stylized
Plot: courtroom drama, district attorney, courtroom, friendship, workplace, relationship vs career, friends, legal, classmates, power relations, law firm, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, gloomy, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: trial, one last case, courtroom, legal, obsession, murder, investigation, courtroom drama, crimes, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: suspenseful, sincere, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, courtroom, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, crimes, legal action, hopes, dealing with death, power relations, rivalry, introspection, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 354
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: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyers and clients, dedicated lawyer, legal action, reluctant partners, workplace situations, legal, lawsuit, law firm, power relations, single mother, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, fall in love, gangsters, criminal's revenge, crimes, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, corporate crimes, tough heroes, battles, power relations, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 438
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: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, emotional, talky ...
Plot: courtroom drama, small town, legal, moral dilemma, society, captivity, anti semitism, power relations, law enforcement, prison, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: against humanity, life is a bitch, society, americana, racism, haunted by the past, parents and children, clergy, genocide, dishonesty, deadly, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 3K
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, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: justice, injustice, rivalry, courtroom, legal, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, crimes, lawyers and clients, legal action, murder, trial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: tense, serious, touching, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, character study, redemption, self esteem, fighting the system, injustice, coma, dishonesty, workplace situations, legal action, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 174
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: tense, thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: false accusation, mentally challenged, teenage life, siblings relations, manipulations, couple relations, family in crisis, parents and children, life is a bitch, rivalry, legal, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: realistic, bleak, psychological, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, concentration camp, airport, haunted by the past, legal action, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, power relations, deadly, legal, genocide ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, power relations, courtroom drama, custody, injustice, legal action, parents and children, righting the wronged, family relations, godparent, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: clever, serious, talky, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom, small town, rebelliousness, religions or cults, power relations, against the odds, fighting the system, small town life, dishonesty, journalism, society, injustice ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, holocaust, haunted by the past, golden years, obsession, elderly, underdog, roommate, sibling relationship, monument, new love, concentration camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: terrorism, professor, lawyer, terrorist, trial, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, state affairs, hotshot lawyer, legal action, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: realistic, psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, racism, courtroom drama, dishonesty, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, injustice, legal, vengeance, courtroom ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: biting, realistic, disturbing, clever, serious ...
Plot: tv show, courtroom drama, state affairs, crimes, celebrity culture, legal action, media satire, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, heroes, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, touching, sincere
Plot: politics, hijacking, terrorism, courtroom drama, legal, legal action, save the day, confined, crimes, deadly, fighting the system, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, east germany, west berlin west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: clever, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom drama, law firm, courtroom, society, district attorney, legal, jury, legal action, hotshot lawyer, price of justice, dedicated lawyer, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 498
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, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: church, sexual harassment, dishonesty, social decay, fighting the system, sexual abuse, society, courtroom drama, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, legal action, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, boston, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (2002)
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: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, emotional, serious ...
Plot: prison, uncover truth, legal action, confined, life is a bitch, wrongfully committed, crime, dedicated lawyer, society, courtroom drama, racism, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 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: realistic, serious, gloomy, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: political unrest, couples, life is a bitch, state affairs, couple relations, hopes, redemption, self discovery, religions or cults, addiction, stewardess, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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