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Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011)
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Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the events surrounding the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.Hayden Panettiere (Heroes) and Marcia Gay Harden (Academy Award winner for Pollock) star in the Lifetime Original Movie Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy based on the international headline-grabbing story of the now infamous American exchange student accused by Italian authorities of brutally killing her roommate. Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy poses the question of whether Knox (Panettiere), the Seattle honors student accused of murdering her college roommate Meredith Kercher (Amanda Fernando Stevens) in 2007 with her boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito (Paolo Romio) and acquaintance Rudy Guede (Djirbi Kebe), actually committed the crime or was herself a victim.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: legal action, legal investigation, college, courtroom drama, prison, murder, crimes, courtroom, legal, murderous pair, unlikely criminals, police investigation, price of justice, law enforcement, life is a bitch, partners, couples, illegal drugs, american abroad, college student, knife murder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, campus

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, murder, legal, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty and deadly mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy: One Angry Juror (2010), Untouched (2017), Three Blind Mice (2001), Common (2014), Code 37 (2011). 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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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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
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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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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Common (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multi-award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern's brand new film based on the UK's controversial joint enterprise law. Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless 17 year old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, false accusation, crime, mystery, british, injustice, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, parents and children, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Code 37 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A famous writer is violated in a sex-movie-theatre. He had a date with Roos, a young student who works also as a prostitute. Quickly it becomes clear that more students are active in the prostitution. Enough reason for Hannah and her team to go ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, captivating ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mason defends a man he had sentenced to prison when he was an appellate-court judge. Now, 18 months after the sentencing, a new witness turns up to prove the man's innocence. Mason steps in to defend the man.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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
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Open Doors (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 108 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Crime of the Century (1996)
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Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
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Time: 30s, 1930s
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Duration: 110 min.
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63%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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