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, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, power relations, lawyer, investigation, depression, suicide, suicide by gunshot, trial, private investigator, loss of son, witness, widower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and mind bending films with plots about legal, crimes, murder, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, courtroom and deadly mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Trial: One Angry Juror (2010), Her Fatal Flaw (2006), McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005), 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: realistic, captivating, tense, sincere, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, investigation, legal, false accusation, crimes, legal investigation, uncover truth, power relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: courtroom, mystery, artists and showbiz, who done it, crimes, murder, legal, false accusation, dedicated lawyer, crime, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.4
 218
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, hotshot lawyer, political corruption, police detective, danger, woman in danger, courtroom, legal, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: legal investigation, crimes, cons and scams, dedicated lawyer, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, murder, wrong place wrong time, mystery, courtroom drama, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, crimes, mystery, investigation, murder, hotel, legal, ghost, false accusation, dedicated lawyer, who done it, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: mind bending, suspenseful, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, uncover truth, crime, legal investigation, mystery, who done it, crimes, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, rivalry, legal ...
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, courtroom drama, rivalry, legal, false accusation, righting the wronged, legal action, crimes, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: mind bending, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, private detective, rivalry, power relations, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, legal, boss and employee, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: rough, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, crimes, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, false accusation, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, power relations, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: gloomy, disturbing, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: trial, one last case, legal investigation, investigation, courtroom drama, obsession, murder, dedicated lawyer, crimes, legal, courtroom, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ 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: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, who done it, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, power relations, amateur detective, courtroom drama, legal, intrigue ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, legal, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, legal action, mystery, elderly, who done it, power relations, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, obsessive quest, track down, workplace, fashion, amateur detective, false accusation, legal, against the odds, courtroom drama, investigation ...
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: realistic, tense, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, legal action, rivalry, private detective, legal, moral dilemma, courtroom drama, amateur detective, love and romance, crime, manipulations ...
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, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: courtroom, law enforcement, rivalry, courtroom drama, amateur detective, hockey, murder, legal, false accusation, dishonesty, deadly, workplace ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, who done it, mystery, uncover truth, life is a bitch, mind game, amateur detective, parents and children, crimes, courtroom drama ...
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: mind bending, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, crimes, crime, mystery, couple relations, private detective, amateur detective, dedicated lawyer, investigation, legal, false accusation ...
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: obsession, murder, love affair, dishonesty, deadly, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, couple relations, law enforcement, couples, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: murder, courtroom, uncover truth, mystery, crime, crimes, legal action, power relations, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 155
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: mind bending, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, righting the wronged, false accusation, legal, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 1K
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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: murder, campaign, frame up, blackmail, courtroom, politician, intrigue, manipulations, state affairs, dedicated lawyer, crimes, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: courtroom, life is a bitch, dangerous attraction, gangsters, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, corporate crimes, crimes, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: crimes, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, parents and children, murder, betrayal, small town, haunted by the past, power relations, family relations, rivalry, family business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 510
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, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, legal action, injustice, courtroom, uncover truth, rivalry, society
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: thought provoking, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, racism, crime, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, dishonesty, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, legal action, life is a bitch, interracial relations, legal investigation ...
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, law and order, dedicated lawyer, workplace situations, crimes, legal action, legal investigation, crime, police station, sexual abuse, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: legal investigation, police corruption, legal, false accusation, family problems, law enforcement, courtroom, crime, life is a bitch, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 507
Godspeed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joseph McKelheer and Cory Knauf (The Hamiltons, The Violent Kind) star in this intense thriller set in the lingering light of the Alaskan midnight sun. Charlie Shepard, a modern day faith healer with a small flock of believers, is stunned when his ...
Style: tense, rough, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, wilderness, life turned upside down, dealing with death, crimes, society, deadly, disorder, haunted by the past, religions or cults, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 113
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: serious, tense, gloomy, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: life is a bitch, uncover truth, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, crimes, courtroom drama, courtroom, legal, haunted by the past, murder, betrayal, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Murder in Greenwich (2002)
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: investigation, murder, uncover truth, life is a bitch, legal investigation, crime, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, teenage life, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%