Movies like The Trial 2010

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The Trial (2010)
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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 forever.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, sincere, realistic
Plot: murder, courtroom, legal action, legal investigation, legal, courtroom drama, crimes, haunted by the past, dealing with death, dedicated lawyer, investigation, capital punishment, lawyer, witness, suicide thoughts, murder trial, prosecutor, hopes, introspection, small town, rivalry, power relations, depression, suicide, suicide by gunshot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia

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 crimes, legal, murder, courtroom drama, deadly, dedicated lawyer and mystery mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Trial: One Angry Juror (2010), Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013), McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005), Three Blind Mice (2001), Her Fatal Flaw (2006). 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: 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
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95%
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 ⇓
80%
McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005)
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, mystery, false accusation, legal, wrong place wrong time, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, murder, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Three Blind Mice (2001)
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: tense, captivating, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, frame up, vietnam veteran, legal investigation, false accusation, mystery, protagonist as suspect, legal action, dishonesty, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder (1989)
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, power relations, workplace, courtroom drama, investigation, rivalry, murder, legal, who done it, false accusation, crimes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.2
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Her Fatal Flaw (2006)
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: tense, captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, woman in danger, police detective, mystery, manipulations, murder, courtroom drama, danger, legal investigation, dishonesty, legal, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Perry Mason Returns (1985)
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: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic, tense
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, private detective, boss and employee, law enforcement, crime, crimes, courtroom drama, legal action, deadly, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.0
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Matlock (1986)
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: suspenseful, witty, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, mystery, legal, legal action, elderly, power relations, who done it, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young, ace assistant DA, Shelby Cook, works with driven cop, Mike Holland, to catch Daedalus, a serial killer infamous for luring his victims to their deaths through labyrinth traps. Three innocent men have already taken the fall for Daedalus and ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: law enforcement, legal investigation, police investigation, dedicated lawyer, mystery, serial killer, crimes, legal, rivalry, parents and children, crime, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, coma, lawyer, legal investigation, law student, uncover truth, murder, teacher student relationship, crimes, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988)
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: clever, suspenseful, cynical, talky, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, mystery, crime, power relations, who done it, righting the wronged, legal investigation, wrong place wrong time, uncover truth, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jordan White, a publisher friend of Perry, is called to a hotel where a guest, famous horror writer David Hall, has cleared out the hotel for a weekend and has called his "friends" - an actress, a fortune-teller, David's private ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, mystery, protagonist as suspect, murder, investigation, hotel, legal, ghost, crimes, deadly, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
And Never Let Her Go (2001)
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, rough, mind bending, realistic
Plot: obsession, murder, dangerous attraction, mystery, love affair, missing person, danger, rivalry, deadly, crimes, protagonist as suspect, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (1987)
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: realistic, serious, rough, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, deadly, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, amateur detective, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sins of the Preacher (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After the apparent suicide of her daughter, a woman tries to prove that her son-in-law killed her.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, crimes, legal investigation, mystery, protagonist as suspect, couple relations, legal action, false accusation, clergy, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Shark (2006)
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, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: hotshot lawyer, murder, lawyer, crimes, false accusation, uncover truth, prosecutor, testimony, trial, evidence, legal, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 4K
Daylight (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A successful lawyer finds out that she has a half-brother who is imprisoned in a secure hospital after he brutally murdered his neighbor and their baby.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, autism, investigation, crimes, mystery, legal investigation, siblings relations, uncover truth, legal, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, disability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Storyville (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: While investigating his own blackmailing, a young politician uncovers his family's deep secrets.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, frame up, politician, blackmail, campaign, false accusation, manipulations, intrigue, politics, dishonesty, crimes, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.5
 13K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, mystery, crime, danger, legal, crimes, court, courtroom drama, heiress, beach house ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
43%
 6.0
 828
Fault (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The film starts with the murder of Priti (Divya Dutta), wife of Shekhar (Aftab Shivdasani), a well-known journalist. Inspector Lokhande (Ashutosh Rana) investigates the case and accuses Shekhar of the murder, saying he has enough evidences to arrest ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, fall in love, deadly, couple relations, law enforcement, legal, false accusation, dishonesty, courtroom drama, crimes, romance, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Della's friend is accused of murdering a rival fashion magazine editor.
Style: realistic, mind bending, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, obsessive quest, track down, crimes, crime, deadly, mystery, workplace, amateur detective, investigation, courtroom drama ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.4
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Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, murder, investigation, mystery, parents and children, crimes, haunted by the past, small town life, small town, strong female presence, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason defends the husband of a famous rock singer who was found being killed after having had a tremendous discussion with her husband and her manager.
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, crimes, false accusation, couple relations, legal, investigation, private detective, dedicated lawyer, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Murder in Greenwich (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, talky
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, murder, uncover truth, fighting the system, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, legal, police detective, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, clever, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, mind game, amateur detective, legal, parents and children, uncover truth, who done it, investigation, courtroom drama, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Perry must defend the husband of an old flame from a murder charge.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, clever, tense, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, amateur detective, legal action, manipulations, courtroom drama, moral dilemma, legal, dishonesty, private detective, frame up, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Woman of Desire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A yacht captain, Jack Lynch, is accused of murdering his boss and raping the victim's wife, Christina Ford. Nothing is how it first appears. Jack seeks the help of veteran attorney Walter J. Hill to help prove his innocence.
Style: serious, suspenseful, erotic, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, courtroom drama, twins, false accusation, dishonesty, who done it, legal investigation, investigation, frame up, police detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%
Law & Order: LA (2010)
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, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: law and order, legal, murder, police investigation, legal action, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, legal investigation, power relations, courtroom drama, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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