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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, society, legal, injustice, false accusation, courtroom drama 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), Heavens Fall (2006). 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, realistic, thought provoking, serious, emotional ...
Plot: racism, golden years, society, discrimination, americana, fighting the system, false arrest, injustice, false accusation, legal, life is a bitch, interracial relations ...
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: manhunt, on the run, murder, racism, posse, native american, fugitives, legal action, political corruption, defiant, deadly, chases and races ...
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: realistic, serious
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, legal action, interracial relations, legal investigation, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, hotshot lawyer, fighting the system, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, racism, law enforcement, dishonesty, crime, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, injustice, society, politics, courtroom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 1K
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, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: injustice, electric chair, rebellion, journalism, politics, ambition, society, courtroom drama, discrimination, false accusation, courtroom, legal ...
Time: 30s
Place: new york, alabama, 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: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, rough ...
Plot: courtroom drama, life is a bitch, vengeance, courtroom, police corruption, false accusation, legal, crime, immigrants, crimes, state affairs, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ 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, realistic, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: couples, ambition, injustice, legal action, crimes, obsessive quest, dedicated lawyer, against the odds, dishonesty, family life, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, military life, power relations, false accusation, legal, soldier, rivalry, military, society, discrimination ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: racism, false accusation, murder, small town, legal, courtroom, small town life, dishonesty, courtroom drama, society, social relations, price of justice ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
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, suspenseful, emotional, serious, tense ...
Plot: prison, wrongfully committed, confined, legal action, life is a bitch, uncover truth, crime, courtroom drama, prison life, society, dedicated lawyer, power relations ...
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: disturbing, rough, psychological, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, police investigation, mind game, courtroom drama, rivalry, teenage life, law enforcement, deadly, fighting the system, dishonesty, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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: realistic, thought provoking, serious
Plot: racism, courtroom, illiteracy, hotshot lawyer, crimes, who done it, social differences, prison life, courtroom drama, society, false accusation, legal ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The McMasters (1970)
Genre: Action, 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, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: racism, civil war veteran, life is a bitch, crimes, interracial relations, vengeance, vigilantism, injustice, rivalry, soldier, society, americana ...
⇓ 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, serious, sincere, captivating, tense
Plot: murder, courtroom, uncover truth, crimes, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, life is a bitch, courtroom drama, investigation, dishonesty, false accusation, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, vengeance, murder, crimes, injustice, manhunt, animal life, fighting crime, dishonesty, price of justice, lone wolves, rivalry ...
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: thought provoking, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: introspection, legal, vengeance, injustice, society, politics, family problems, fighting the system, death in the family, life is a bitch, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 401
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: realistic, serious, based on true events
Plot: false accusation, racism, crime, confined, legal action, isolation, society, prison life, courtroom drama, rebellion, injustice, legal ...
⇓ 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, courtroom, frame up, false accusation, dishonesty, prison, injustice, power relations, righting the wronged, legal, rivalry, courtroom drama ...
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: small town, friendship, false accusation, racism, coming of age, interracial relations, hopes, life is a bitch, injustice, discrimination, society, friends ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 582
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, pets, courtroom drama, crimes, frame up, rivalry, police corruption, legal, family relations, power relations, police investigation, fighting the system ...
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: uplifting, thought provoking, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, society, injustice, racism, dentist, african american, dignity, poverty, segregation ...
Time: 40s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 519
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, serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense ...
Plot: legal, mathematics, legal investigation, life is a bitch, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, legal action, injustice, courtroom, uncover truth, rivalry, society
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ 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, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: racism, marriage, interracial marriage, interracial love, hopes, state affairs, life is a bitch, legal investigation, social differences, dedicated lawyer, interracial relations, legal action ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Sweetest Gift (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two neighboring families in Florida, one black and one white, struggle with the problems of race, poverty, prejudice, and absent fathers, as their children become friends over the course of one summer and fall.
Style: serious, emotional, feel good, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, life is a bitch, family, injustice, youth, society, discrimination, family relations, friends, racism, poverty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ 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, tense, suspenseful, sincere, rough ...
Plot: small town, false accusation, racism, dishonesty, social decay, vengeance, police corruption, legal, social relations, opposites attract, vigilantism, deadly ...
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: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: prison, courtroom, false accusation, legal action, confined, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, prison life, rivalry, righting the wronged, power relations, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: mentor, native american reservation, native american, rodeo, dishonesty, hopes, cons and scams, life is a bitch, rivalry, friends, coming of age, opposites attract ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, murder, false accusation, lawyer, lynch mob, protagonist as suspect, legal action, dedicated lawyer, heroes, legal investigation, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1800s, 19th century
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: disturbing, realistic, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: racism, prison, discrimination, fighting the system, political unrest, false accusation, legal, society, congress, head of state, righting the wronged, injustice ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s
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: clever, serious, sincere, realistic, biting ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, social differences, rich and poor, dedicated lawyer, false accusation, legal, power relations, dishonesty, life is a bitch, injustice, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%