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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, legal and deadly mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy: One Angry Juror (2010), Three Blind Mice (2001), Common (2014), Untouched (2017), 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: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere
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Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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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, exciting, captivating, tense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Common (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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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: realistic, gloomy, serious, bleak, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: tense, realistic, gloomy, serious, surprise ending
Plot: courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, life is a bitch, crimes, uncover truth, courtroom, legal, haunted by the past, secret, telephone call, bar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Code 37 (2011)
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, ghent, europe
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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, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: legal investigation, rehabilitation, estrangement, injustice, legal, police corruption, addiction, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, hopes, crime, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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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: murder, courtroom, frame up, false accusation, legal investigation, wrongfully committed, rivalry, heroes, deadly, dishonesty, prison, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
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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: disturbing, rough, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, crime, haunted by the past, corrupt officer, law enforcement, deadly, downfall, violence spree, crimes, misfit, fish out of water, drug abuse ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, rough, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, society, rivalry, life is a bitch, state affairs, crime, legal action, hotshot lawyer, crimes, death row, scapegoat ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1937, 1930s
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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: realistic, rough, tense, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, law enforcement, dishonesty, police corruption, police investigation, crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, corruption, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating
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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Story: A chief of detectives, homicide section, commits a murder and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
Style: surreal, bleak, biting, tense, realistic ...
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