Movies like Jagged Edge

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Jagged Edge (1985)
 6.5
 15K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she hasn't handled a criminal case for many years. There's a certain chemistry between them and Teddy soon finds herself defending the man she loves.
Style: suspenseful, tense, neo noir, twists and turns, suspense, psychological, serious, sexy, twist ending, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, murder, crimes, mystery, legal, court, courtroom drama, surveillance, divorce, adultery, justice, nudity (full frontal - brief), guilt, catastrophe, whodunit, serial killer, revenge, women, mysticism, investigation, obsession, romance, betrayal, murder investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Jagged Edge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and realistic films with plots about crimes, murder, lawyer, catastrophe, police investigation, runaway and mentor mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Jagged Edge: Fracture (2007), Presumed Innocent (1990), Suspect (1987), High Crimes (2002), Twisted (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, intellectual, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder mystery, lawyer, adultery, investigation, courtroom drama, manipulation, legal investigation, mind game, police investigation, obsession, guilt, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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100%
Presumed Innocent (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Life takes a nasty twist for D.A. Rusty Sabich when the woman he has been romantically involved with is murdered. He is assigned to investigate the case, but is soon charged with the murder.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, tricky ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, murder, crimes, mistress, infidelity, investigation, mystery, murder mystery, legal, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: michigan, detroit
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67%
 6.6
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Suspect (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But when public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to his case, ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, intense, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, lawyer, murder mystery, murder, courtroom, justice, mystery, false accusation, manipulation, police corruption, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 43K
High Crimes (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A female attorney learns that her husband is really a marine officer awol for fifteen years and accused of murdering fifteen civilians in El Salvador. Believing her husband when he tells her that he's being framed as part of a U.S. Military ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, twist ending, clever, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, army investigation, murder, false accusation, fighting the system, life turned upside down, military, fbi, justice, conspiracy, courtroom, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: san francisco, latin america, usa, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.3
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Twisted (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Recently promoted and transferred to the homicide division, Inspector Jessica Shepard feels pressure to prove herself -- and what better way than by solving San Francisco's latest murder? However, as Shepard and her partner, Mike Delmarco, soon ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, twist ending, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder mystery, crimes, who done it, policewoman, investigation, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, who to trust, life is a bitch, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 17K
Jennifer 8 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, sexy, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, blindness, obsession, murder, surveillance, fall in love, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, police investigation, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, berlin germany, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 40K
No Way Out (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, murder, conspiracy, political corruption, mystery, spy, military, crimes, espionage, cold war, witnessing a crime, kgb ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, twists and turns, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, court, legal investigation, legal, courtroom drama, murder, hotshot lawyer, crimes, arrest, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 212K
Primal Fear (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, psychological, neo noir ...
Plot: lawyer, mental illness, legal investigation, court, split personality, murder, courtroom drama, corruption, courtroom, psychopath, hotshot lawyer, court case ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Remake of a 1956 Fritz Lang film in which a novelist's investigation of a dirty district attorney leads to a setup within the courtroom.
Style: twists and turns, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder mystery, courtroom, strong female character, murder, crimes, legal, who done it, uncover truth, fighting the system, frame up, journalism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
Style: twists and turns, neo noir, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, betrayal, invention, crimes, investigation, business, heist, conspiracy, con artists, secrets, police investigation, stranger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: venezuela, caribbean, usa, manhattan new york city, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Basic Instinct 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.
Style: erotic, sexy, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, sex, murder, erotica, manipulation, mind game, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), serial killer, seduction, antisocial personality disorder, rough sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, scotland yard, san francisco, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 388K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, manipulation, mind game, game, uncover truth, life turned upside down, psychology, scheme, disorder, life philosophy, existentialism, surveillance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, mexico, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
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Basic Instinct (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, psychological, neo noir ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, sex, obsession, seduction, murder, manipulation, hot and sexy, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, sexual tension, sexual relations, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
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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, realistic, suspenseful, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, fall in love, couple relations, law enforcement, courtroom drama, dishonesty, romance, crimes, legal, false accusation, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 17K
Gossip (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a beautiful college campus, something ugly is about to be spread around. A bit of gossip that was told is starting to take a frightening turn. Who could it have offended and how far will the person on the other side of the gossip handle the ...
Style: suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college, psychology, gossip, investigation, rumor, manipulation, secrets, adaptation, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, college life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 166K
Michael Clayton (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, cerebral, twists and turns ...
Plot: lawyer, legal, corruption, murder, guilt, character study, crimes, law firm, business, divorce, mental illness, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, california, wisconsin, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 13K
Jade (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation. Through a web of blackmail and prostitution involving the Governor, an old lover of the law man emerges as a prime suspect and he ...
Style: erotic, suspense, sexy, sexual, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, prostitution, murder, sex, adultery, investigation, murder mystery, manipulation, seduction, femdom, murder of a nude woman, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Unforgettable (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder but many still question his innocence. Obsessed with finding his wife's killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, memory, murder, police investigation, mystery, crimes, investigation, vengeance, justice, conspiracy theory, experiment, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 262K
A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: tense, suspense, tricky, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, u.s. navy, military, army investigation, court, marines, court martial, hotshot lawyer, suicide, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., cuba, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 964K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: mystery, murder mystery, infidelity, missing person, investigation, police investigation, manipulation, adultery, femme fatale, disappearance, missing wife, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, new york, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Morning After (1986)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Failed actress Alex Sternbergen wakes up hungover one morning in an apartment she does not recognize, unable to remember the previous evening -- and with a dead body in bed next to her. As she tries to piece together the events of the night, Alex ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, mystery, amnesia, murder mystery, corpse, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, crimes, partners, unlikely partners, ex cop, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Gingerbread Man (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has been stolen. Having had a few drinks, Magruder offers to give her a lift ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: lawyer, law firm, courtroom, crimes, psychopath, femme fatale, couples, parents and children, dedicated lawyer, criminal's revenge, family problems, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 134K
The Firm (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, law firm, fbi, mafia, legal, corruption, conspiracy, moral dilemma, surveillance, murder, police investigation, blackmail ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, memphis, boston, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 41K
Sea of Love (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a colleague. Joining up with an officer from another part of town to ...
Style: sexy, suspense, erotic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police, femme fatale, investigation, murder, crimes, police detective, strong sexual content, suspect, nudity (full frontal - brief), newspaper ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 74K
Kiss the Girls (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, woman in danger, kidnapping, police investigation, violence against women, profiler, crimes, missing person, forensics, who done it, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, los angeles, usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, obsession, sexual obsession, stalker, extramarital affair, borderline personality disorder, femme fatale, female psychopath, fatal attraction, obsessive love, crimes of passion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 7K
Nuts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A high-class call girl kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very distrustful of everybody, including her court-appointed attorney, and is ...
Style: psychological, sexy, thought provoking, feel good, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, court, courtroom, murder, self defense, one against many, flashback, child abuse, prostitution, insanity, psychiatrist ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Body of Evidence (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sizzingly sexy Madonna leads a star-filled cast in this erotic thriller as a woman accused of killing a wealthy, elderly man through her insatiable sexual prowess.
Style: erotic, sexy, suspenseful, twists and turns, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, femme fatale, seduction, infidelity, sex, courtroom drama, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, lawyer, female masturbation, female nudity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 7K
Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, justice, police investigation, crimes, investigation, guilt, mind game, law enforcement, brutality, prostitute, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%