Movies like Smith!

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Smith! (1969)
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Smith! (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When the Indian Jimmyboy is accused of murder of a white man, he flees onto the ranch of Smith, who's well known for his tolerance for Indians, since he was raised by the old Indian Antoine. Smith helps Jimmyboy against the mean Sheriff and promises to speak for him in court, thus persuading him to surrender himself to the police.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, touching, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: false accusation, native american, crimes, racism, legal action, injustice, life is a bitch, interracial relations, farm, legal, murder, society, dishonesty, opposites attract, rivalry, americana, showbiz, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, ranch, courtroom, sheriff, false accusation of murder, american indian
Time: 60s

Most similar movies to Smith!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and thought provoking films with plots about life is a bitch, legal, society, injustice, courtroom drama, false accusation and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Western and Crime genres. Some movies like Smith!: A Gathering of Old Men (1987), Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969), Blind Faith (1998), Color of Justice (1997), The McMasters (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Gathering of Old Men (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer is shot in self defense. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en masse to take responsibility for the killing of a white ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: racism, society, friendship, fighting the system, injustice, americana, false arrest, discrimination, false accusation, legal, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on true events that happened in Banning,California, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, tells the story of one of the last Western manhunts, in 1909. Willie Boy, a Native American, kills his girlfriend's father in self defense, and the two go ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, serious, sincere ...
Plot: manhunt, on the run, murder, racism, native american, posse, chases and races, interracial relations, life is a bitch, immigrants, self defense, fugitives ...
Time: 1900s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Blind Faith (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: in 1957 an African-American criminal lawyer (Courtney B. Vance) defends his nephew, who faces the death penalty for murdering a white boy. Charles S. Dutton, Kadeem Hardison, Garland Whitt and Lonette McKee costar in this drama of racial and social ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: murder, siblings relations, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, uncover truth, crimes, legal action, fighting the system, deadly, hotshot lawyer, law enforcement ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, racism, crime, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, dishonesty, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, legal action, life is a bitch, interracial relations, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The McMasters (1970)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the immediate post-Civil War era, The McMasters stars Brock Peters as a black Union soldier who finds he must figuratively fight the war all over again. Returning to his southern hometown, Peters quickly learns that nothing has really ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: racism, soldier, rivalry, vigilantism, life is a bitch, american civil war, vengeance, injustice, americana, society, crimes, interracial relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Heavens Fall (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Successful New York attorney Sam Leibowitz travels to the South in 1933 to defend nine young black men accused of raping two women on an Alabama freight train.
Style: disturbing, realistic, uplifting, emotional, serious ...
Plot: injustice, electric chair, discrimination, interracial relations, life is a bitch, legal action, rebellion, politics, ambition, jury, legal, false accusation ...
Time: 30s
Place: alabama, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Vendetta (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...
Style: bleak, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, false accusation, injustice, rebellion, rivalry, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, police corruption, legal, vengeance, courtroom, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Original Intent (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Matthew Cameron (Jay Richardson) is a lawyer undergoing a midlife crisis despite having a seemingly perfect life with his wife, advertising executive Jessica (Candy Clark), and his young son. When he champions a homeless shelter facing eviction, his ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: against the odds, courtroom drama, mentally unstable, society, family relations, power relations, ambition, crimes, heroic mission, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, legal action ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: racism, courtroom, courtroom drama, uncover truth, interracial relations, legal action, hopes, legal investigation, military, soldier, rivalry, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Stranger in the Kingdom (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Vermont town in the 1950's hires a new minister based on his war record and capable presentation, but then are shocked when he shows up and is a black man. Things go completely wrong for ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, sincere, serious, atmospheric
Plot: racism, false accusation, murder, small town, courtroom, legal, social relations, courtroom drama, society, dishonesty, small town life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: vermont, usa, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the ...
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: prison, power relations, false accusation, legal, courtroom, racism, courtroom drama, society, prison life, death row, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Interrogation of Michael Crowe (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lives of Escondido, California residents Cheryl and Stephen Crowe change one morning when they find their twelve year old daughter Stephanie Crowe stabbed to death in her bedroom. As procedure dictates, the police take each member of the ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, false accusation, teenage life, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, fighting the system, rivalry, injustice, mind game, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Black and White (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Australia, 1958. When a nine year old white girl is found murdered, police are quick to arrest illiterate Aborigine, Max Stuart. Under interrogation Max admits to the killing and signs a statement that will send him to the gallows. With no Court of ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, racism, illiteracy, hotshot lawyer, crimes, australian aboriginal, prison, rivalry, legal, false accusation, crime, legal investigation ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, captivating, tense, sincere, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, investigation, legal, false accusation, crimes, legal investigation, uncover truth, power relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Jack Bull (1999)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker, Billy. When Judge Wilkins throws out Myrl's ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, vengeance, crimes, murder, injustice, fighting crime, dishonesty, animal life, price of justice, lone wolves, politics, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Family Comes First (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Virruddh... Family Comes First (English: Opposites) is a Hindi film, released in 2005, directed by Mahesh Manjrekar. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, Sanjay Dutt and John Abraham. Viruddh is one among relatively few Hindi films that ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: introspection, vengeance, legal, politics, society, injustice, family problems, death in the family, fighting the system, golden years, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Exonerated (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six people tell their stories on a single subject - how they got wrongfully convicted to death penalty, but later got exonerated.
Style: serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: racism, false accusation, prison life, legal, courtroom, crime, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, confined, hopes, legal action, injustice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, courtroom, frame up, false accusation, legal investigation, dishonesty, heroes, deadly, legal, injustice, righting the wronged, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Sudie and Simpson (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A television movie about the friendship that develops between a young white girl and an older black man in a racist, rural Georgia town during the 1940s.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: racism, friendship, false accusation, small town, coming of age, youth, opposites attract, human nature, society, family relations, friends, small town life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 571
Ace of Hearts (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Officer Daniel Harding is a distinguished member of the K-9 police unit. His partner and best friend is Ace, a police dog. When Ace is accused of mauling a suspect, an overzealous DA convinces police authorities that Ace should be euthanized.
Style: serious
Plot: false accusation, courtroom drama, pets, fighting crime, family life, heroes, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, legal action, family, parents and children, legal investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Sky Is Gray (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Drama - From Ernest J. Gaines, author of "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman," comes a deceptively simple, yet emotionally complex tale of a young boy's discovery of what it's like to be black in Louisiana during the ...
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: family relations, society, interracial relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, injustice, racism, poverty, segregation, toothache, african american, dentist ...
Time: 40s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 510
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, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, legal action, injustice, courtroom, uncover truth, rivalry, society
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have to wage a courageous battle to find their place in America ...
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: racism, marriage, interracial marriage, interracial love, legal action, life is a bitch, hopes, legal investigation, interracial relations, state affairs, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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When the Legends Die (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An elderly rodeo rider becomes mentor to a young man attempting to make his own name in the business.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: native american, native american reservation, mentor, aging, rebelliousness, alcohol abuse, society, americana, opposites attract, elderly, orphan, human nature ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Klansman (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small southern town has just been rocked by a tragedy: a young woman has been violently raped. The white town fathers immediately declare that the attacker had to be black, and place the blame on Garth, a young black man. Assuming that the men in ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, sincere, tense ...
Plot: false accusation, racism, small town, social relations, vengeance, legal, police corruption, society, courtroom drama, rivalry, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Gideon's Trumpet (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: True story of Clarence Gideon's fight to be appointed counsel at the expense of the state. This landmark case led to the Supreme Court's decision which extended this right to all criminal defendants.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: prison, courtroom, false accusation, injustice, rebellion, life is a bitch, legal action, confined, power relations, righting the wronged, fighting the system, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In December, 1986, 3 black men ran into car trouble in Howard Beach, a middle-class neighborhood in New York City. Unable to start their car, they sought refuge in a nearby restaurant. What happened later that night shocked the entire city.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: legal, social decay, crimes, racism, working class, americana, courtroom, courtroom drama, society, murder, african american, criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Man from Galveston (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Circuit-riding Texas lawyer Timothy Higgins defends a former girlfriend against a murder charge stemming from an extortionist's threat to reveal her shady past. Through adroit courtroom work, Higgins is able to acquit her and reveal who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, murder, false accusation, lawyer, lynch mob, dedicated lawyer, crimes, heroes, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century, 1800s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mandela and de Klerk (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sidney Poitier and Michael Caine both received Emmy nominations for their performances in this made-for-TV movie. The plot follows Nelson Mandela's 27-year struggle to end apartheid.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: prison, racism, discrimination, against humanity, politics, legal, false accusation, rebellion, injustice, life is a bitch, state affairs, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 3K
Court (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the ...
Style: sincere, serious, clever, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, social differences, injustice, discrimination, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, rich and poor, life is a bitch, legal, false accusation, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%