Movies like The Trial 2010

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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 forever.
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: legal action, introspection, courtroom, hopes, small town, legal, dedicated lawyer, dealing with death, murder, legal investigation, courtroom drama, haunted by the past, crimes, rivalry, power relations, murder trial, suicide by gunshot, suicide thoughts, private investigator, widower, depression, verdict, capital punishment, loss of wife, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa

Most similar movies to The Trial

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about legal, crimes, courtroom drama, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, power relations and murder mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Trial: Her Fatal Flaw (2006), Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005), Matlock (1986), Shark (2006), McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Her Fatal Flaw
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you think your dating life is hard, check out what happens to poor Laney! Talk about a love hangover: The nice guy this prominent attorney spent last night with winds up being the main suspect in the brutal murder of a Chicago city councilman. If ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: legal investigation, mystery, uncover truth, woman in danger, courtroom, dishonesty, legal, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, manipulations, courtroom drama, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Law & Order: Trial by Jury
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Law & Order: Trial by Jury is an American television drama about criminal trials set in New York City. It was the third spin-off from the long-running Law & Order. The show's almost exclusive focus was on the criminal trial of the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom, crime, dedicated lawyer, jury, partners against crime, police station, fighting crime, legal action, legal investigation, workplace situations, law and order, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   90%
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Matlock
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Matlock is an American television legal drama, starring Andy Griffith in the title role of criminal defense attorney Ben Matlock. The show, produced by The Fred Silverman Company, Dean Hargrove Productions, Viacom Productions and Paramount ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, crime, elderly, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, legal action, lawyer, courtroom, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
 7.1
 11K
Shark
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Notorious Los Angeles defense attorney Sebastian Stark becomes disillusioned with his career after his successful defense of a wife-abuser results in the wife's death. After more than a month trying to come to grips with his situation, he is ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, office, protagonist as suspect, courtroom, mystery, legal action, who done it, righting the wronged, prosecutor, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   80%
    User:   65%
 
McBride: The Chameleon Murder
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a favor to a friend, defense attorney McBride takes on a client accused of murdering a woman. When McBride and his partner Phil investigate the deceased, they discover she had many identities and with each new life she was leading the list of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: dedicated lawyer, mystery, legal investigation, crimes, legal, cons and scams, courtroom drama, false accusation, murder, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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System:   79%
    User:   70%
 
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 28K
Law & Order
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, lawyer, fighting crime, courtroom, legal action, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, police, law and order, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   79%
    User:   84%
 
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:   79%
    User:   75%
 
Three Blind Mice
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: crime, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, frame up, mystery, false accusation, murder, vietnam veteran, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   68%
 
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:   71%
    User:   83%
 
Law & Order: LA
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and developed by Blake Masters, it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, courtroom, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   67%
 
And Never Let Her Go
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, army investigation, legal investigation, obsession, dangerous attraction, courtroom drama, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   64%
 
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Damages
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by the writing and production trio of Daniel Zelman and brothers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler. The plot revolves around the brilliant, ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes and her protégée, ...
Style: clever, serious, gloomy, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, legal action, mystery, legal investigation, manipulations, cons and scams, legal, crimes, dishonesty, workplace, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
Perry Mason Returns
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When his former secretary (Barbara Hale) is accused of a murder, Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) gives up a judgeship to defend her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: dedicated lawyer, courtroom, private detective, mystery, legal action, crime, false accusation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, boss and employee ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   52%
 
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:   56%
    User:   60%
 
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Kavanagh QC
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Story: Kavanagh QC is a British television series made by Central Television for ITV between 1995 and 2001. It is often repeated on ITV3, and series 1–6 are available on Region 2 DVDs. The series starred John Thaw as barrister James Kavanagh QC who ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, crime, dedicated lawyer, legal action, courtroom drama, family life, legal, prostitute, judge, vigilantism, crimes, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
Law & Order: UK
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Adapted from the hit US series, Law & Order: UK follows a team of police detectives and prosecutors representing the public interest in the criminal justice system.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: price of justice, crime, crimes, courtroom, law enforcement, mystery, legal, workplace, power relations, lawyer, police investigation, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
 7.1
 487
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:   49%
    User:   58%
 
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:   49%
    User:   56%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman suddenly disappears after an early morning walk, and her husband is accused of murder.
Style: suspenseful, talky, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, investigation, who done it, mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, amateur detective, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
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Obsessed
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman claims she had an affair with a married neurosurgeon and stands trial for allegedly harassing him.
Style: sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, prison, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, legal action, legal investigation, manipulations, doctor, dangerous attraction, love affair, courtroom drama, price of justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   41%
 
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are ...
Style: clever, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, law and order, fighting crime, police, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, sexual abuse, crime, lawyer, legal action, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   41%
 
 7.2
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Perry investigates the murder of a former madam and uncovers a multimillion dollar banking fraud in the process.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, murder, mystery, protagonist as suspect, crime gone awry, uncover truth, couple relations, cons and scams, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young theatre director is accused of killing a more famous Broadway director. Perry takes his case.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, crime, mystery, murder, who done it, artists and showbiz, workplace, crimes, deadly, legal, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
Like Dandelion Dust
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of a struggling family, and a privileged family. Their lives intersect, intertwine and collide, all for the love of a little boy. This film ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, parents and children, adoption, custody, small town, family in crisis, family life, hopes, family problems, family relations, legal action, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
The Andersonville Trial
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A dramatization of the 1865 war-crimes trial of Henry Wirz, commandant of the notorious Confederate POW camp at Andersonville, Georgia.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: army investigation, american civil war, legal investigation, courtroom, captivity, prison, prison life, injustice, military, against humanity, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
Million Dollar Murder
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After multi-millionaire Ted Ammon is found bludgeoned to death at his East Hampton estate, the fingers point to his estranged wife, Generosa Rand, and her lover, an electrician named Danny Pelosi.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, estate, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, legal action, legal investigation, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
Murder in Greenwich
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of Martha Moxley, 15 year old girl murdered in Greenwich in the 1970's, her murder going unsolved for 25 years.
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: crime, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, high school, assassination, mystery, investigation, small town, legal investigation, murder, uncover truth, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
A Sister's Secret
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Katherine (Alexandra Paul) finds out her father's company is about to close the paper mill they own in her hometown in rural Pennsylvania, she comes up with a plan to save it. Needing the approval of the city council, she goes back and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, small town, workplace intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, workplace, betrayal, boss and employee, parents and children, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dean Cain portrays Scott Peterson, the California man accused of murdering his 8 month pregnant wife, Laci. Based on a true story.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: legal investigation, crime, uncover truth, courtroom drama, murder, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
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