Movies like Paris Trout

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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, sex, rape, lawyer, car, violence, suicide, trial, racial slur, clinic, courtroom, domestic violence, african american ...
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, legal, crimes, courtroom drama, dishonesty and racism 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: serious, atmospheric, sincere, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: false accusation, murder, small town, racism, society, courtroom drama, crimes, price of justice, life is a bitch, small town life, dishonesty, social relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: vermont, usa, quebec
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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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: murder, self defense, police investigation, uncover truth, love affair, legal investigation, crimes, dangerous attraction, manipulations, life is a bitch, crime, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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91%
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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: farm, racism, small town, small town life, culture clash, social relations, obsession, family business, society, master and servant, interracial relations, parents and children ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, serious, rough, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, racism, courtroom drama, crime, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, law enforcement, injustice, vengeance, courtroom, legal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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, serious, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, mystery, life is a bitch, crimes, interracial relations, deadly, law enforcement, small town life, dishonesty, murder, friendship, americana ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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: tense, talky, thought provoking, sincere, biting ...
Plot: racism, false accusation, small town, small town life, social decay, dishonesty, deadly, social relations, state affairs, political unrest, bishop, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, tense ...
Plot: murder, racism, social decay, life is a bitch, crimes, small town, small town life, discrimination, introspection, society, injustice, social differences ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: small town, racism, false accusation, friendship, coming of age, discrimination, human nature, injustice, society, social relations, family relations, interracial relations ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: realistic, touching, serious, captivating
Plot: social relations, family problems, interracial relations, rich and poor, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, legal, racism, small town, idealism, society, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, georgia, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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, investigation, police corruption, false accusation, legal, fighting the system, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, kids in trouble, courtroom drama, rebellion ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: racism, murder, crime, protagonist as suspect, crimes, life is a bitch, siblings relations, urban ghetto life, injustice, society, urban, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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, rough, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal, police corruption, politics, rivalry, crimes, immigrants, life is a bitch, state affairs, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Andrew Luster, the heir to the Max factor fortune, is convicted of rape on 86 counts. This Lifetime original movie recounts the rapes committed by the infamous Andrew Luster and the women who brought him to justice.
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: courtroom drama, investigation, dishonesty, legal, injustice, society, life is a bitch, crimes, nightclub, sexual abuse, rape, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, serious, psychological, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: aunt, crimes, repairman, infidelity, love triangle, romance, betrayal, murder, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: courtroom, murder, deadly, family problems, legal, dysfunctional family, family relations, courtroom drama, crimes, life is a bitch, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, crime, crimes, who done it, couple relations, obsession, couples, family problems, deadly, investigation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, sentimental, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: false accusation, testimony, racism, injustice, courtroom drama, urban ghetto, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, fighting the system, legal, racial issues, single mother ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: disturbing, realistic, tense, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: racism, small town, false accusation, legal action, crimes, interracial relations, discrimination, injustice, society, courtroom drama, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: serious, thought provoking, sincere, realistic, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, racism, murder, injustice, small town, rape, legal action, court, revenge, trial, punishment, lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: murder, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, social decay, courtroom drama, legal, juvenile delinquency, society, legal action, life is a bitch, prejudice, hate crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: emotional, thought provoking, talky, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, courtroom drama, power relations, friendship, rivalry, anti semitism, prison, law enforcement, dishonesty, moral dilemma, society, captivity ...
Time: 1940s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Spinning Into Butter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hate crime on the campus of a New England college puts the school's dean (Parker) in a position where she has to examine her own feelings about race and prejudice, while maintaining her administration's politically correct policies.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: college, racism, society, journalism, fighting the system, investigation, rebellion, african american, discrimination, crimes, social relations, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, court, prostitute, self defense, hearing, mental illness, call girl, legal, society, rebellion, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking, serious
Plot: domestic violence, murder, marital rape, couples, deadly, family problems, dysfunctional family, arson, hopes, crimes, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: realistic, disturbing, tense, psychological, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, murder, small town, racism, love and romance, unlikely criminals, when the parents are away, social relations, society, social differences, teenage life, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, emotional, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: prison, prison life, political conspiracy, legal, false accusation, courtroom, wrongfully committed, power relations, racism, rivalry, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, sincere
Plot: murder, courtroom, legal, false accusation, power relations, uncover truth, life is a bitch, legal investigation, crimes, dedicated lawyer, investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Once They Marched Through a Thousand Towns (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A dramatization of the controversial trial concerning the right for Neo-Nazis to march in the predominately Jewish community of Skokie.
Style: disturbing, realistic, uplifting, talky, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom drama, racism, culture clash, opposites attract, anti semitism, genocide, suburbs, against humanity, small town life, survival, legal, wartime life ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: psychological, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: espionage, betrayal, politics, racism, state affairs, uncover truth, injustice, undercover, legal, fighting the system, dishonesty, vietnam war ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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: realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: racism, murder, self defense, faith, society, family relations, family life, dishonesty, false accusation, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, loyalty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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