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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: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, sincere
Plot: crimes, college, legal investigation, murder, unlikely criminals, courtroom drama, prison, legal action, partners, law enforcement, police investigation, murderous pair, courtroom, life is a bitch, legal, couples, price of justice, illegal drugs, american abroad, college student, knife murder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, campus

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Most similar movies to Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films with plots about murder, crimes, law enforcement, crime, deadly, dishonesty and legal mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy: The Trials of Cate McCall (2013), Three Blind Mice (2001), Code 37 (2011), One Angry Juror (2010), Untouched (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: legal investigation, family problems, courtroom, legal, injustice, rehabilitation, law enforcement, estrangement, false accusation, police corruption, courtroom drama, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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95%
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chief of detectives, homicide section, commits a murder and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, murder, police investigation, courtroom drama, crime, deadly, legal, police detective, law enforcement, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 ⇓
80%
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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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, crime, urban, haunted by the past, gain trust, crimes, police investigation, murder, deadly, law enforcement, college, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, ghent, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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
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65%
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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: serious, gloomy, realistic, tense, surprise ending
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, uncover truth, crimes, courtroom, legal, haunted by the past, dream, alcoholic, lost love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Screwed (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is a semi-biographical story based on the experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson who spent seven years working in some of the UK's most dangerous prisons. Based on Thompson's book of the same name, the project stars ...
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, downfall, fish out of water, life is a bitch, prison, corrupt officer, confined, violence spree, crime, haunted by the past, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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 ⇓
64%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace (1988)
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
Plot: courtroom, murder, false accusation, frame up, righting the wronged, power relations, deadly, dishonesty, injustice, courtroom drama, prison, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Red Letters (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A college professor reluctantly hides an escaped female convict who tries to get him to help prove her innocent of a murder.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: college, prison, mystery, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, obsession, amateur detective, destructive relationship, murder, escaped prisoner, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 13
The Badge (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The only difference between a cop and a criminal is The Badge. Detective Vince McKinley and his partner Martin Goulet have to solve the biggest case of their careers: a series of evidence have been stolen from their own precinct. Through out the ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, tough law enforcer, crime, police corruption, corruption, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: tense, thought provoking, serious, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: society, crimes, crime, parents and children, life is a bitch, murder, courtroom drama, injustice, family relations, courtroom, false accusation, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Open Doors (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early execution, but an earnest, principled assistant judge looks ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, deadly, couples, law enforcement, dishonesty, death row, fascism, accountant, crime, strong sexual content, unemployment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, crime, investigation, police investigation, murder, heist, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, coma, cold case, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992, year 1994
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The French Detective (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When political thugs murder an opponent's volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat's pursuit of the councilman, Lardatte, gets him a warning ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, police investigation, tough law enforcer, uncover truth, price of justice, crimes, crime, legal action, rivalry, rebellion, society, murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Crime of the Century (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1932, the nation was shocked when the 14-month-old son of Charles Lindberg was kidnapped, held for ransom, and murdered. Two years later, Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested, convicted, and executed. This film dramatizes the investigation ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, courtroom drama, crimes, crime, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, babies and infants, fighting the system, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, prison life ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Law & Order: LA (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and developed by Blake Masters, it ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: law and order, murder, legal action, police investigation, legal, law enforcement, courtroom, power relations, courtroom drama, district attorney, fighting crime, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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 ⇓
51%
Witness to the Mob (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul Castellano, saw him rise to under-boss in the Gambino ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, courtroom drama, gang, life is a bitch, legal, police corruption, leadership, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Injustice (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 300 min.
Story: On the surface William Travers is a picture of success. An accomplished criminal barrister happily living with his wife in rural Suffolk. However, Travers is still recovering from a traumatic series of events that have shaken his belief in the legal ...
Style: serious, rough, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: courtroom, legal, murder, lawyers and clients, one last case, lawsuit, injustice, courtroom drama, vicious, police detective, police investigation, police brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason ventures to Paris to defend a U.S. Marine Corps Captain accused of murdering a man suspected of being a Nazi SS Officer.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, serious, rough ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, courtroom drama, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, false accusation, legal, investigation, military, amateur detective, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this prequel to 'Stone Cold,' Tom Selleck reprises his role as Jesse Stone, an L.A. cop who relocates to a small town only to find himself immersed in one mystery after the other.
Style: tense, captivating, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, crime, who done it, deadly, gangsters, mystery, police station, law enforcement, domestic disturbance, small town, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Ginostra (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An FBI Agent from America and his bride and young child travel to the Sicilian island of Ginostra to solve the murder of a key witness.
Style: serious, rough, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police investigation, murder, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, who done it, child killer, family relations, life turned upside down, mystery, disorder, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: tense, suspenseful, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, crime, murderous pair, strangulation, deadly, law enforcement, fighting crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Terry (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the summer of 2009, Charlie Ruez made a documentary. 6 months later the footage was seized for evidence by the Metropolitan Police Department. In 2010, the footage was released.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, disturbing
Plot: gangsters, crime, violence spree, crimes, murder, drugs/alcohol, drug abuse, drug dealing, gang, deadly, law enforcement, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Trapped (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The suicide was easy, getting away with everything else could be murder.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: rivalry, danger, femme fatale, law enforcement, couples, dishonesty, deadly, mind game, power relations, betrayal, murder, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Cracker (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After living in Australia for the past decade, Fitz and Judith return to Manchester in 2004 for their daughter Katie's wedding. Drinking too much at the reception, Fitz stumbles through a rambling toast, which only embarrasses the bride. ...
Style: serious, rough, psychological, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, sex addict, criminal psychologist, power relations, social relations, 9/11, soldier, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Closed Circuit (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A terrorist attack in London results in the capture of suspect Farroukh Erdogan (Denis Moschitto). The attorney general appoints Claudia Simmons-Howe (Rebecca Hall) as special advocate on Erdogan's legal team. On the eve of the trial, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, danger, lawyers and clients, state affairs, legal action, legal investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, mistrust, courtroom drama, partners, reluctant partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, usa, boston
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38%