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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: georgia, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about courtroom drama, crimes, legal, murder, dedicated lawyer, courtroom 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: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, tense
Plot: murder, courtroom, uncover truth, crimes, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, life is a bitch, courtroom drama, investigation, dishonesty, false accusation, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, workplace, investigation, deadly, rivalry, false accusation, legal, power relations, mystery, courtroom drama, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious
Plot: legal, courtroom drama, murder, rivalry, police detective, woman in danger, danger, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, political corruption, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, mystery, legal investigation, legal, false accusation, courtroom drama, wrong place wrong time, deadly, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ 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, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, protagonist as suspect, mystery, private detective, murder, hotel, legal, false accusation, ghost, crime, dedicated lawyer, crimes ...
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: cynical, suspenseful, talky, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, courtroom drama, power relations, wrong place wrong time, righting the wronged, rivalry, legal, false accusation, private detective, investigation, deadly ...
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: realistic, tense, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: murder, frame up, vietnam veteran, courtroom drama, false accusation, legal, rivalry, righting the wronged, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, life is a bitch ...
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: private detective, false accusation, courtroom, courtroom drama, power relations, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, crime, legal action, legal ...
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, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, legal action, mind game, courtroom drama, false accusation, legal, power relations, amateur detective, couple relations ...
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: captivating, bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: trial, life is a bitch, crimes, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, courtroom drama, one last case, legal, courtroom, investigation, murder, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, amateur detective, intrigue, private detective, investigation, courtroom drama, legal, 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, clever, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, workplace, mystery, uncover truth, obsessive quest, who done it, crimes, witnessing a crime, crime, dedicated lawyer, riddles and clues ...
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, realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crimes, manipulations, mystery, hotshot lawyer, crime, amateur detective, legal action, heroes, 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, rivalry, power relations, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, murder, legal, false accusation, uncover truth, crime, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, clever, serious ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, legal, courtroom drama, legal action, mystery, elderly, legal investigation, murder, false accusation ...
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: serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, life is a bitch, parents and children, who done it, uncover truth, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, mystery, dedicated lawyer, mind game ...
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, serious, mind bending, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, legal, dedicated lawyer, crime, mystery, couple relations, crimes, false accusation, amateur detective, investigation, courtroom drama ...
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, mind bending, realistic, rough
Plot: obsession, murder, legal, danger, dangerous attraction, legal investigation, love affair, couple relations, rivalry, deadly, couples, dishonesty ...
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: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic
Plot: murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, power relations, righting the wronged, legal, false accusation, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, investigation, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, legal investigation, mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, injustice, righting the wronged, false accusation, legal, crime ...
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, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, frame up, campaign, courtroom, politician, blackmail, manipulations, crimes, dedicated lawyer, congress, intrigue, politics ...
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, legal action, corporate crimes, crimes, hotshot lawyer, addiction, danger, drug abuse, rivalry, hitman, courtroom drama, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: parents and children, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, crimes, power relations, family relations, haunted by the past, dishonesty, deadly, vengeance, homecoming, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense ...
Plot: legal, mathematics, legal investigation, life is a bitch, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, legal action, injustice, courtroom, uncover truth, rivalry, society
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ 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, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, racism, law enforcement, dishonesty, crime, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, injustice, society, politics, courtroom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: lawyer, murder, false accusation, hotshot lawyer, prosecutor, testimony, trial, evidence, team, crimes, legal, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, law and order, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, power relations, lawyers and clients, ex law enforcer, sexual abuse, police station, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 509
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, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, society, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, religions or cults, small town, death in the family, gory, deadly, wilderness, crimes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: legal investigation, police corruption, estrangement, injustice, courtroom drama, custody, rivalry, uncover truth, life is a bitch, hopes, crime, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%