Movies like Physical Evidence

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Physical Evidence (1989)
 5.1
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Physical Evidence (1989)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A police officer suspended and now accused of murder is forced to join forces with his court-appointed attorney to assemble the pieces of a deadly puzzle to find the missing link before time runs out.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak
Plot: murder, courtroom, crimes, courtroom drama, false accusation, police, suspect, frame up, who done it, legal investigation, dishonesty, legal action, legal, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, lawyer, alibi, police officer killed, murder trial, romance, puzzle, heroes, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe, usa, boston

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Most similar movies to Physical Evidence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, courtroom drama, deadly, dishonesty, false accusation and legal mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Physical Evidence: Three Blind Mice (2001), The Advocate (2013), Presumed Innocent (1990), Deadlocked (2000), Perry Mason Returns (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, protagonist as suspect, mystery, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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100%
 4.9
 181
The Advocate (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A grieving defense attorney gets caught in a twisted game of who-done-it when he takes on the case of a beautiful socialite who is accused of murder.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, hotshot lawyer, who done it, courtroom drama, social differences, injustice, righting the wronged, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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100%
 5.9
 363
Deadlocked (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Portugal, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man is accused of rape and murder and placed on trial. His father doesn't believe that he is guilty, so in act of desperation he grabs the bailiff's guns and takes the whole jury hostage and insists that the prosecuting attorney ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: legal, hostage, swat team, courtroom, uncover truth, rebellion, false accusation, legal action, legal investigation, price of justice, hotshot lawyer, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Perry Mason Returns (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When his former secretary (Barbara Hale) is accused of a murder, Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) gives up a judgeship to defend her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, private detective, boss and employee, law enforcement, crimes, legal, dishonesty, courtroom drama, legal action, lawyer, inheritance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.3
 745
Throwdown (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young criminal defense attorney struggles with a homicide case that is not as cut and dry as it appears while battling a drinking habit. The story goes beyond the lives of those directly related to the case and shines a much needed spotlight on ...
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, tense, rough ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, legal action, legal investigation, crimes, law enforcement, legal, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, criminal, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 117
Naked Lie (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They are the perfect, and politically correct, couple. He is a judge, she is a high profile attorney. When she takes on a sensational murder case, the trail leads right to her own front door.
Style: realistic, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, mystery, dangerous attraction, hotshot lawyer, couples, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, love and romance, courtroom drama, law enforcement, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 310
Death Sentence (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A juror on a murder case begins to believe that the man on trial is innocent of the crime - and then discovers that the real killer is her own husband.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: jury, court, lawyer, courtroom, murder, murder trial, innocent man, couples, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, legal, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson (1989)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ken Malansky, a law student of Perry Mason's, is accused of murdering a fellow student. Perry is reluctant to take on his case as the victim was the son of a close friend.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, witty, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, intelligence agency, lawyer, courtroom drama, false accusation, legal investigation, who done it, hotshot lawyer, friendship, college, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Mighty Quinn (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir, sexy ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, childhood friend, mystery, police investigation, snake, partners against crime, investigation, justice, crime gone awry, crimes, cia agent ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s
Place: jamaica, caribbean, nicaragua, west indies, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 235
The Lawyer (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Wilma Harrison had it all. A wealthy doctor for a husband. A big playboy for a lover. A beautiful home. And a horrible death.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: lawyer, socialite, murder, hotshot lawyer, who done it, infidelity, false accusation, courtroom drama, injustice, couples, power relations, crimes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 808
Mistrial (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a cop-killer goes free, a detective's search for personal justice veers dangerously out of control. Declaring a mistrial, he takes the accused, the judge and the jury hostage...and begins a trial of his own.
Style: realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, hostage, courtroom, legal investigation, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, crimes, murder, false accusation, injustice, confined, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 10K
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 ⇓
36%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman suddenly disappears after an early morning walk, and her husband is accused of murder.
Style: cynical, clever, serious, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, lawyer, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, courtroom drama, righting the wronged, mystery, who done it, crimes, hotshot lawyer, legal investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 259
Her Fatal Flaw (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you think your dating life is hard, check out what happens to poor Laney! Talk about a love hangover: The nice guy this prominent attorney spent last night with winds up being the main suspect in the brutal murder of a Chicago city councilman. If ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, manipulation, mystery, police detective, woman in danger, dishonesty, legal, legal investigation, courtroom drama, murder, courtroom, political corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Perry investigates the murder of a former madam and uncovers a multimillion dollar banking fraud in the process.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, intelligence agency, lawyer, crime gone awry, legal investigation, law enforcement, crimes, legal action, mystery, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Perry must defend the husband of an old flame from a murder charge.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, intelligence agency, lawyer, romance, manipulation, courtroom drama, frame up, moral dilemma, legal, love and romance, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
33%
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 4.3
 349
Never Forget (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man (Phillips) who wakes up with amnesia also finds his supposed friend has accused him of murder.
Style: tense, exciting, mind bending, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, forest, rock, puzzle, memory loss, false accusation, frame up, who done it, riddles and clues, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Trial by Jury (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done.
Style: sexy, tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, legal investigation, who done it, lawyer, gangsters, legal action, law enforcement, legal, society, rivalry, idealism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sins of the Preacher (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After the apparent suicide of her daughter, a woman tries to prove that her son-in-law killed her.
Style: disturbing, tense, suspense, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, legal investigation, crimes, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, mystery, legal action, couple relations, legal, clergy, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, investigation, false accusation, frame up, lovers reunited, uncover truth, police investigation, testimony, rebellion, confined, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Woman of Desire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A yacht captain, Jack Lynch, is accused of murdering his boss and raping the victim's wife, Christina Ford. Nothing is how it first appears. Jack seeks the help of veteran attorney Walter J. Hill to help prove his innocence.
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: yacht, murder, dangerous attraction, courtroom drama, femme fatale, twins, erotica, legal investigation, dishonesty, investigation, frame up, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: courtroom, murder, intelligence agency, lawyer, false accusation, frame up, prison, rivalry, legal, mystery, who done it, legal action ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gangster who has commited all kinds of crimes is accused to have killed his wife. As he was not the murderer in this case Perry Mason intents to find the killer...
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, intelligence agency, courtroom, murder, righting the wronged, power relations, courtroom drama, false accusation, legal action, life is a bitch, investigation, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.7
 637
Proximity (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When William Conroy (Rob Lowe), a former college professor, is sentenced to life in prison for vehicular manslaughter it seems his life is over. But when a fellow inmate tells him that in the past two years fourteen inmates have died at the prison, ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: prison, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, frame up, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes, confined, jail, court ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.4
 313
Cause of Death (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A deputy-district attorney, assigned to investigate the murder of the mayor's cousin, finds himself falling for the victim's wife.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, political corruption, who done it, love affair, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, femme fatale, rivalry, law enforcement, murder investigation, court, district attorney ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, intelligence agency, lawyer, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, crimes, legal, uncover truth, investigation, mind game ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jordan White, a publisher friend of Perry, is called to a hotel where a guest, famous horror writer David Hall, has cleared out the hotel for a weekend and has called his "friends" - an actress, a fortune-teller, David's private ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, intelligence agency, lawyer, private investigator, writer's life, legal, crimes, dedicated lawyer, investigation, private detective, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The River Murders (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sins of the past are not forgotten in this chilling suspense thriller. When the first body was discovered, it seemed a coincidence. But now homicide detective Jack Verdon has cause to worry: the victims of a series of brutal sex murders are all ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, uncover truth, cop as target, woman in danger, law enforcement, dishonesty, life is a bitch, false accusation, murder of a nude woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%