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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, courtroom drama, legal, dedicated lawyer, deadly and courtroom mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Trial: One Angry Juror (2010), McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005), Her Fatal Flaw (2006), Three Blind Mice (2001), Perry Mason Returns (1985). 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: 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 ⇓
95%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, mystery, crimes, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, workplace, legal, false accusation, who done it, crime, investigation, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: dishonesty, deadly, crimes, legal investigation, mystery, cons and scams, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, courtroom drama, false accusation, legal, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, deadly, dishonesty, private detective, hotel, murder, ghost, legal, false accusation, investigation, rivalry, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: unsupportive friend, uncover truth, woman in danger, police detective, manipulations, mystery, dishonesty, legal investigation, murder, legal, courtroom drama, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: realistic, clever, suspenseful, talky, cynical ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, wrong place wrong time, righting the wronged, investigation, false accusation, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, private detective, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Plot: frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, courtroom drama, heroes, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation, legal action, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, mind bending, rough, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crimes, life is a bitch, uncover truth, legal investigation, cons and scams, crime, courtroom drama, mind game, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, private detective, false accusation, crime, boss and employee, crimes, law enforcement, courtroom drama, legal action, legal, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
64%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The chief suspects in the murder of an author are the numerous colleagues whom he continuously plagiarized.
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, power relations, intrigue, private detective, legal, investigation, media ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: suspenseful, serious, clever, mind bending, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, witnessing a crime, riddles and clues, who done it, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, obsessive quest, crime, track down, crimes, power relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, hotshot lawyer, legal action, dedicated lawyer, manipulations, heroes, crimes, frame up, crime, mystery, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hockey player of friend of Ken Malansky's is accused of murdering a team owner. Perry takes the case.
Style: rough, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, workplace, amateur detective, hockey, power relations, investigation, murder, false accusation, legal, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 6K
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, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, legal, courtroom drama, mystery, legal action, elderly, legal investigation, murder, jury ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, serious, suspenseful, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, who done it, mystery, dedicated lawyer, uncover truth, crimes, parents and children, investigation, crime, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, investigation, false accusation, legal, private detective, courtroom drama, mystery, couple relations, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, rough, mind bending, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, obsession, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, legal action, mystery, army investigation, couple relations, legal investigation, crime, dedicated lawyer, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gangster who has commited all kinds of crimes is accused to have killed his wife. As he was not the murderer in this case Perry Mason intents to find the killer...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: murder, courtroom, law enforcement, deadly, courtroom drama, investigation, false accusation, legal, power relations, righting the wronged, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 158
The Advocate (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A grieving defense attorney gets caught in a twisted game of who-done-it when he takes on the case of a beautiful socialite who is accused of murder.
Style: serious, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, protagonist as suspect, who done it, dealing with death, life is a bitch, legal investigation, crime, false accusation, legal, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
44%
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, crimes, protagonist as suspect, legal action, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 11K
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, evidence, testimony, trial, team, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A Sister's Secret (2009)
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: family business, homecoming, workplace, small town, murder, betrayal, haunted by the past, workplace intrigue, crimes, boss and employee, parents and children, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.8
 1K
Janet King (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Senior Prosecutor Janet King returns from maternity leave to confront a high-profile murder, and a conspiracy which will have shocking ramifications throughout the judicial system.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, clever
Plot: courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, ambition, boss and employee, legal action, workplace situations, workplace, legal, murder, courtroom, child birth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 519
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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%
Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005)
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: suspenseful, thought provoking, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, law and order, sexual abuse, police station, courtroom drama, crimes, hotshot lawyer, partners against crime, legal, ex law enforcer, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
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Stunts (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a stunt man dies while he is involved in the making of a motion picture, his brother takes his place in order to find out what really happened.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: filmmaking, murder, danger, investigation, mystery, amateur detective, who done it, crimes, stuntman, best friends, serial killer, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jesse Stone and Captain Healy are shot during an unauthorized stake-out in Boston. Meanwhile, a cryptic letter sent from Paradise leads the mother of a kidnapped child to Stone. Though her son was declared dead, she hopes he will reopen the case.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: memory loss, crime, investigation, murder, kidnapping, missing person, small town, missing child, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, police chief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%