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: thought provoking, serious, captivating, tense, realistic, suspense
Plot: testimony, courtroom, genocide, courtroom drama, power relations, haunted by the past, witnessing a crime, rivalry, against humanity, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, justice, judge, political thriller, war criminal, husband wife relationship, evidence, mother son relationship, legal, gain trust, strong female presence, airplane, lawyer, suicide, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 courtroom, courtroom drama, legal, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, rivalry and society mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Storm: Unbowed (2011), One Angry Juror (2010), A Civil Action (1998), Court (2014), Silk (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 539
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, tense ...
Plot: legal, mathematics, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, courtroom drama, injustice, legal action, rivalry, society, courtroom, uncover truth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: sincere, captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, false accusation, uncover truth, investigation, dishonesty, legal, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.6
 27K
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: thought provoking, serious, disturbing, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, trial, small town, lawsuit, law firm, leukemia, legal investigation, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, legal, price of justice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: massachusetts, washington d.c., boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.7
 4K
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, serious, realistic, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, social differences, rich and poor, power relations, false accusation, injustice, society, discrimination, legal, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 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, lawyers and clients, workplace, workplace intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, courtroom, legal, success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.3
 364
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, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, legal action, lawsuit, law firm, workplace situations, power relations, legal, reluctant partners, single mother, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ 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, courtroom, district attorney, relationship vs career, friends, workplace, friendship, classmates, power relations, legal action, legal, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: crimes, hotshot lawyer, racism, illiteracy, injustice, false accusation, legal investigation, price of justice, social differences, fighting the system, courtroom drama, confined ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, realistic, controversial, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: courtroom, holocaust, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, haunted by the past, rivalry, courtroom drama, moral dilemma, against humanity, life turned upside down, power relations, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: trial, courtroom drama, investigation, dedicated lawyer, crimes, obsession, murder, legal, courtroom, life is a bitch, true crime, one last case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, talky, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, genocide, courtroom, wartime life, skyscraper, anti semitism, politics, secret agents, confined, uncover truth, dishonesty, racism ...
Place: israel, new york, middle east, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 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, captivating, suspenseful, sincere, realistic
Plot: murder, courtroom, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, legal, dedicated lawyer, crimes, haunted by the past, dealing with death, capital punishment, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.7
 34K
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, touching, serious, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, character study, redemption, self esteem, fighting the system, injustice, coma, legal action, workplace situations, introspection, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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
Plot: politics, apartheid, courtroom drama, state affairs, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, missing person, injustice, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 176
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, captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: false accusation, manipulations, family problems, teenage life, life is a bitch, legal, vengeance, rivalry, dishonesty, youth, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 444
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, suspenseful, tense, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, small town, captivity, society, moral dilemma, friendship, rivalry, legal, anti semitism, prison, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.9
 665
War Story (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee is a world-weary American woman who arrives in an Italian city. Her tangles with hotel staff, incessant smoking and her disregard of the persistently ringing telephone hint at her volatility brewing beneath the surface. Between fitful naps, she ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: photojournalist, society, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, immigrants, female protagonist, rivalry, couples, strong female presence, photographer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: disturbing, serious, bleak, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: tv show, courtroom drama, legal investigation, crimes, dishonesty, jury, false accusation, rebellion, society, media, state affairs, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: legal investigation, injustice, legal, courtroom, family problems, rehabilitation, courtroom drama, dishonesty, law enforcement, false accusation, police corruption, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: courtroom, legal investigation, power relations, corporate crimes, battles, cons and scams, drug abuse, hitman, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: terrorism, politics, hijacking, legal, courtroom drama, legal action, save the day, danger, culture clash, crimes, fighting the system, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west berlin west germany, east berlin east germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, suspenseful, emotional, tense, realistic
Plot: justice, courtroom drama, injustice, courtroom, legal, life is a bitch, crimes, rivalry, lawyers and clients, legal action, vigilante, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 120
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: uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, haunted by the past, courtroom drama, crimes, life is a bitch, legal, legal investigation, courtroom, murder, secret, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: tense, bleak, captivating, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: genocide, haunted by the past, racism, dishonesty, against humanity, deadly, life is a bitch, clergy, americana, parents and children, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom drama, trial, punishment, breaking the fourth wall, bomb, courtroom, airplane hijack
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.1
 235
North Square (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, clever, tense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: lawyer, legal investigation, law firm, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, workaholic, scapegoat, lawyers and clients, uninhibited rivalry, jury, legal, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 743
Dirty Pictures (2000)
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: disturbing, captivating, serious, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: lawsuit, s&m, museum, politics, courtroom, jury, courtroom drama, fighting the system, against the rules, rebelliousness, rebellion, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ 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: captivating, sincere, thought provoking, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: self discovery, couple relations, addiction, life is a bitch, redemption, religions or cults, couples, alcohol abuse, islam, muslim, religion, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iraq, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Baran, a war hero, becomes sheriff of the capital and refuses to bow down to a tribal chief.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, society, law enforcement, village, social relations, village life, justice, violence, smuggler, police, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iraq, europe, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
American Violet (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young single mother of four living in a small Texas town. Arrested during a drug raid and accused of a crime she didn't commit, Dee goes against the wishes of her mother, Alma, and rejects the plea-bargain that would free her from jail, but ...
Style: rough, sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: false accusation, testimony, injustice, racism, courtroom drama, urban ghetto, legal, dedicated lawyer, fighting the system, life is a bitch, single mother, racial issues ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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