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Physical Evidence (1989)
 5.2
 1K
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: tense, bleak, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, false accusation, courtroom drama, police, crimes, riddles and clues, heroes, courtroom, legal action, crime, life is a bitch, legal investigation, frame up, legal, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, power relations, mystery, lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, boston

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Most similar movies to Physical Evidence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, crime, dishonesty, false accusation and legal mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Physical Evidence: The Advocate (2013), Deadlocked (2000), Perry Mason Returns (1985), The Lawyer (1970), Naked Lie (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, suspenseful, mind bending, serious
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, injustice, social differences, courtroom drama, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, false accusation, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 316
Deadlocked (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: courtroom, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, crime, who done it, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation, life is a bitch, legal action, crimes, hotshot lawyer, price of justice ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic, tense
Plot: courtroom, private detective, false accusation, law enforcement, crime, crimes, boss and employee, dishonesty, deadly, courtroom drama, legal, legal action ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, witty, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, college, rivalry, friendship, university, false accusation, legal, power relations, deadly, dishonesty, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 6.7
 184
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, socialite, lawyer, heroes, dedicated lawyer, crime, legal investigation, hotshot hero, rivalry, false accusation, legal ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.0
 91
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: sexual, sexy, erotic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, love affair, uncover truth, hotshot lawyer, army investigation, crimes, protagonist as suspect, romance, love and romance, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending, rough
Plot: courtroom, murder, cons and scams, mind game, courtroom drama, false accusation, legal, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, power relations, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, courtroom drama, legal action, legal investigation, life is a bitch, mystery, heroes, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 5.3
 239
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, trial, who done it, dedicated lawyer, mystery, legal investigation, couples, deadly, woman in danger, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, talky, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, power relations, righting the wronged, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, false accusation, legal, private detective, rivalry, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful, tense
Plot: courtroom, murder, heroes, legal action, mystery, love and romance, crimes, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, crime, manipulations, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: murder, courtroom, gangsters, uncover truth, crimes, courtroom drama, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: courtroom, murder, false accusation, frame up, courtroom drama, injustice, power relations, righting the wronged, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, mystery, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, false accusation, frame up, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, new jersey, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, courtroom, lawyer, mistress, infidelity, legal investigation, investigation, mystery, crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, clever, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, crimes, mystery, dedicated lawyer, who done it, uncover truth, parents and children, crime, life is a bitch, legal, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, murder, false accusation, crimes, mystery, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, couples, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 291
Never Forget (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man (Phillips) who wakes up with amnesia also finds his supposed friend has accused him of murder.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, rock, amnesia, crimes, who done it, riddles and clues, crime, mystery, life is a bitch, best friends, danger, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Woman of Desire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 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: suspenseful, serious, erotic, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, courtroom drama, twins, dishonesty, false accusation, legal investigation, who done it, investigation, frame up, resort ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Letter from Death Row (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychological thriller that takes you through the mind of convicted killer, Michael Raine, and his experiences on death row. Was he guilty of killing his girlfriend or was he a victim of a conspiracy to frame him for a crime he didn't commit? ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Plot: death row, murder, manhunt, frame up, prison life, dishonesty, deadly, destiny, amateur detective, injustice, false accusation, prison ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 548
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: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, law enforcement, murder, injustice, crimes, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, false accusation, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 9K
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, tense, twists and turns, talky, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, murder, false accusation, mystery, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, political conspiracy, murder mystery, dishonesty, mute or deaf, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 574
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, serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: prison, crime, false accusation, law enforcement, frame up, dishonesty, criminal heroes, protagonist as suspect, anti heroes, witnessing a crime, confined, trial ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, hotel, power relations, rivalry, investigation, legal, false accusation, ghost, dishonesty, deadly, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, courtroom, crimes, uncover truth, who done it, fighting the system, legal, journalism, danger, frame up, injustice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dead in the Water (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie Deegan has almost everything he has ever wanted. He has an important law practice, a beautiful secretary as his lover, and the chance to be appointed to the high court. The only thing wrong with this is that his shrewish wife Olivia, whose ...
Style: serious, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, love triangle, investigation, false accusation, legal, rivalry, courtroom drama, crime gone awry, dishonesty, couples, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Shadow of Doubt (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An attorney (Melanie Griffith) uncovers a political conspiracy in the brutal killing of a wealthy young woman.
Style: psychological, mind bending, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, politics, murder, deadly, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, criminal heroes, uncover truth, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young theatre director is accused of killing a more famous Broadway director. Perry takes his case.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, investigation, rivalry, courtroom drama, deadly, power relations, legal, false accusation, workplace, mystery, murder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Trial by Jury (1994)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
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: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, who done it, legal investigation, legal action, crime, organized crime, mob boss, society, law enforcement, idealism, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Della's friend is accused of murdering a rival fashion magazine editor.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, riddles and clues, investigation, fashion, false accusation, legal, against the odds, dishonesty, law enforcement, track down, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%