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Paris Trout (1991)
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Paris Trout (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris Trout is a vile Southern bigot. He owns a store and is a loanshark. He often sues people, and so his lawyer, Harry Seagraves, eventually meets Paris' wife Hannah. A former schoolteacher, she made the mistake of her life when she married Paris, who brutalizes her. Soon Paris goes beyond the overgenerous bounds of what a man in his position can get away with even in the segregated South, leading to a spiral of perverse insanity.
Style: psychological, serious, biting, emotional, realistic, disturbing
Plot: racism, small town, murder, crimes, family relations, injustice, legal, society, small town life, dishonesty, deadly, domestic disturbance, courtroom drama, rape, lawyer, car, violence, suicide, trial, racial slur, clinic, courtroom, domestic violence, african american, mother ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and disturbing films with plots about society, life is a bitch, crimes, murder, small town, racism and legal mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Paris Trout: A Stranger in the Kingdom (1999), A Killing in a Small Town (1990), Hurry Sundown (1967), Color of Justice (1997), The Runaway (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: sincere, thought provoking, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: racism, false accusation, small town, murder, legal, courtroom, life is a bitch, price of justice, crimes, society, courtroom drama, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: vermont, usa, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, self defense, crime, legal investigation, manipulations, who done it, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, dangerous attraction, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Hurry Sundown (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is owned by Julie Ann Warren and has already been optioned by her unscrupulous, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: small town, farm, racism, society, family business, family relations, small town life, interracial relations, master and servant, parents and children, culture clash, obsession ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: realistic, psychological, serious, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, racism, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty, law enforcement, society, vigilantism, politics, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Runaway (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the birth of two boys, one white and one black, a mysterious and powerful Conjure Woman (Maya Angelou) prophesies that they will start the change. Growing up as best friends in rural Georgia in the 1940s, the boys make a discovery that leads the ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: small town, crimes, mystery, lifestyle, americana, society, police investigation, social relations, friends, murder, life is a bitch, interracial relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Jasper, Texas (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1998, three white men in the small town of Jasper, Texas, chained a black man to the back of their pickup truck and dragged him to his death. This film relates that story and how it affected all of the residents of the town, both black and white.
Style: realistic, sincere, disturbing, serious
Plot: small town, racism, murder, society, life is a bitch, crimes, investigation, human spirit, social decay, small town life, deadly, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Blood Done Sign My Name (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story in which a black Vietnam-era veteran is allegedly murdered by a local white businessman who is later exonerated. The plot focuses on the role of a local high school teacher and the civil unrest that followed the ...
Style: tense, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: racism, murder, small town, injustice, introspection, society, social differences, discrimination, crimes, life is a bitch, arson, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Intruder (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man in a gleaming white suit comes to a small Southern town on the eve of integration. He calls himself a social reformer. But what he does is stir up trouble--trouble he soon finds he can't control.
Style: serious, disturbing, gloomy, biting, realistic ...
Plot: racism, false accusation, small town, political unrest, society, injustice, social differences, social relations, social decay, small town life, bishop, interracial relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: small town, friendship, false accusation, racism, small town life, life is a bitch, interracial relations, hopes, injustice, discrimination, human nature, opposites attract ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 613
As Summers Die (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set in a sleepy Southern Louisiana town in 1959, a lawyer, searches for justice as he volunteers to help a black woman whose property is being threatened by the Holts, the first family of the town, after she refuses to sell her valuable land.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: legal, family problems, social relations, small town, racism, injustice, society, life is a bitch, rich and poor, dedicated lawyer, interracial relations, idealism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, georgia, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.3
 567
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, false accusation, police corruption, kids in trouble, gays and lesbians, dedicated lawyer, legal action, uncover truth, siblings relations, interracial relations, legal investigation, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Through the Valley (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An innocent man framed for murder, and the system that just wants another minority conviction.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: murder, racism, crimes, crime, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, hopes, protagonist as suspect, siblings relations, redemption, frame up, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 915
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, bleak, rough, emotional, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, crime, police corruption, vengeance, false accusation, courtroom, legal, crimes, life is a bitch, immigrants, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, small town life, small town, obsession, legal, infidelity, power relations, investigation, voyeurism, femme fatale, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Dangerous Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martha Horgan is a withdrawn, mentally disabled woman who lives with her aunt, Frances. One of Martha's unusual traits is that she doesn't lie, a quality that leads to her getting fired from a dry-cleaning shop thanks to the actions of the ...
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: aunt, crimes, repairman, love triangle, infidelity, romance, murder, betrayal, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
American Violet (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young single mother of four living in a small Texas town. Arrested during a drug raid and accused of a crime she didn't commit, Dee goes against the wishes of her mother, Alma, and rejects the plea-bargain that would free her from jail, but ...
Style: rough, serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: false accusation, testimony, injustice, racism, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, dedicated lawyer, small town, legal, fighting the system, urban ghetto, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: About the 1989 murders of Carolco Entertainment chairman, Jose Menendez, and his wife, Kitty, who were killed by their sons, Lyle and Erik, in Beverly Hills, allegedly for a multimillion-dollar inheritance.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, courtroom, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, dysfunctional family, courtroom drama, legal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, sincere, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: racism, small town, false accusation, society, courtroom drama, social decay, small town life, teenage life, rally, deadly, dishonesty, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.5
 121K
A Time to Kill (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, racism, murder, small town, rape, legal action, court, revenge, injustice, trial, punishment, lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 438
The Incident (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the town's only doctor (Barnard Hughes) dies while at ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, emotional, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, small town, friendship, power relations, moral dilemma, society, captivity, rivalry, law enforcement, prison, legal, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Matthew Shepard Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a senseless act of hatred, openly gay college student Matthew Shepard was murdered in 1998. This critically-acclaimed, moving film recounts the final days of Matthew's killers' trial—and the weeks leading to Matthew's ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, disturbing
Plot: murder, gays and lesbians, juvenile delinquency, social decay, death row, deadly, youth, courtroom drama, gender, life is a bitch, legal action, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Burning Bed (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking
Plot: domestic violence, murder, marital rape, crumbling marriage, small town, couples, small town life, family problems, deadly, courtroom drama, society, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Last Best Sunday (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Hispanic teenager hides out from the law in the home of a good-natured, but rebellious, Caucasian teenage girl after killing two rednecks whom beat him up and left him for dead, leading to a collision of cultures between the two youths.
Style: touching, disturbing, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: small town, murder, racism, forbidden love, teenage life, unlikely criminals, when the parents are away, interracial relations, love and romance, crimes, deadly, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, disturbing, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, court, prostitute, self defense, call girl, hearing, mental illness, heroes, wrongfully committed, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prison, political conspiracy, prison life, fighting the system, dishonesty, law enforcement, racism, courtroom drama, society, power relations, death row, confined ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: sincere, tense, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, courtroom, power relations, false accusation, legal, deadly, dishonesty, courtroom drama, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, investigation, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Daniel (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, Daniel is involved in the antiwar protest movement and contrasts his ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, sincere
Plot: espionage, politics, betrayal, undercover, injustice, state affairs, uncover truth, racism, dishonesty, life is a bitch, false accusation, legal ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 371
Timepiece (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in the 1940's, James Earl Jones as an an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, Kevin Kilner comes forward and claims to have commmitted the crime in self defense. All the while, ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, murder, self defense, faith, family life, dishonesty, family relations, life is a bitch, society, false accusation, redemption, daughter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
American History X (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mothers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Republic of Macedonia, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two nine-year-old girls report a flasher to the police even though they never saw him. Three filmmakers meet the only residents of a deserted village - an elderly brother and sister who have not spoken to each other in 16 years. Retired cleaning ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, disturbing, emotional ...
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33%
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