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

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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 crimes, legal, murder, courtroom drama, deadly, dedicated lawyer and dishonesty 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: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, sincere
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, investigation, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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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: 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: serious, suspenseful, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, false accusation, crime, mystery, murder, lawyer, private investigator, who done it, artists and showbiz, workplace, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: vietnam veteran, courtroom drama, frame up, murder, crime, legal action, legal investigation, false accusation, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, hotel, private detective, mystery, private investigator, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
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, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, private detective, false accusation, dedicated lawyer, mystery, legal action, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, boss and employee ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: 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 ⇓
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: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: trial, dedicated lawyer, investigation, courtroom, legal investigation, courtroom drama, legal, obsession, murder, crimes, life is a bitch, one last case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, crime, courtroom, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, rehabilitation, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, crime gone awry, uncover truth, couple relations, cons and scams, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, tense
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, manipulations, romance, courtroom drama, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, legal, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, investigation, mystery, private investigator, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, deadly, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, desire for fame, mystery, investigation, courtroom drama, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, realistic, mind bending, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, track down, mystery, lawyer, private investigator, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, courtroom drama, mystery, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, amateur detective ...
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, dedicated lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, mystery, army investigation, legal investigation, dangerous attraction, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, crime, uncover truth, false accusation, mystery, murder, crimes, deadly, legal, amateur detective, athlete's life, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: 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 ⇓
49%
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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: serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: elderly, lawyer, courtroom, crime, hotshot lawyer, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, legal action, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 150
The Advocate (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, mystery, protagonist as suspect, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: 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 ⇓
45%
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, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, gangsters, mystery, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: murder, blackmail, courtroom, politician, frame up, campaign, intrigue, adultery, courtroom drama, false accusation, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Like Dandelion Dust (2009)
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, touching, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: adoption, parents and children, custody, small town, family in crisis, family life, hopes, family relations, legal action, starting over, life turned upside down, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 107
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense, surprise ending
Plot: courtroom drama, haunted by the past, courtroom, legal, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, uncover truth, crimes, abortion, baby, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: suspenseful, talky, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, assassination, high school, mystery, small town, legal investigation, uncover truth, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 504
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gory, dealing with death, death in the family, small town, deadly, wilderness, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, religions or cults, crimes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending, remake of american film
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crimes, romance, deadly, bollywood, legal, couples, mystery, legal action, couple relations, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, crime, racism, courtroom drama, dishonesty, law enforcement, courtroom, legal action, legal investigation, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%