Movies like Physical Evidence

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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: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak
Plot: murder, false accusation, courtroom drama, police, crimes, crime, legal investigation, frame up, who done it, dishonesty, deadly, courtroom, legal action, legal, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, suspect, alibi, police officer killed, murder trial, riddles and clues, heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, boston

Most similar movies to Physical Evidence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, crime, legal and false accusation mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Physical Evidence: The Advocate (2013), Three Blind Mice (2001), Deadlocked (2000), Perry Mason Returns (1985), The Mighty Quinn (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 158
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, mind bending, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, injustice, social differences, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, legal, false accusation, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious, rough ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, frame up, vietnam veteran, legal investigation, false accusation, mystery, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: courtroom, uncover truth, rebellion, false accusation, legal action, hostages, legal investigation, dishonesty, rivalry, legal, injustice, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, crime, boss and employee, crimes, law enforcement, legal, legal action, dishonesty, deadly, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
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: realistic, serious, witty, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, hotshot lawyer, legal investigation, crimes, dedicated lawyer, crime, deadly, dishonesty, mystery, who done it, college ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, partners against crime, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, frame up, false accusation, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, new jersey, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: realistic, sexual, sexy, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, riddles and clues, love and romance, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer, crimes, army investigation, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, bleak, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, socialite, lawyer, life is a bitch, mystery, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, crime, lone wolves, courtroom drama ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: courtroom, murder, courtroom drama, lawyer, mistress, infidelity, legal investigation, investigation, mystery, crime, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, legal investigation, investigation, frame up, who done it, false accusation, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, trial, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation, crimes, mystery, who done it, couples, deadly, woman in danger, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: realistic, suspenseful, mind bending, rough, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, amateur detective, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, legal, false accusation, crime gone awry, courtroom drama, mind game, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: realistic, serious, mind bending, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, crime, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, private detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, law enforcement, injustice, hotshot lawyer, legal investigation, crimes, murder, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ 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, love and romance, amateur detective, legal, dishonesty, deadly, courtroom drama, moral dilemma, crimes, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, courtroom, mystery, legal action, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, gangsters, uncover truth, investigation, dedicated lawyer, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, courtroom, crimes, uncover truth, who done it, legal, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, danger, law enforcement, journalism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, dedicated lawyer, confined, legal action, army investigation, legal investigation, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 220
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, captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: unsupportive friend, uncover truth, woman in danger, police detective, manipulations, mystery, courtroom drama, murder, dishonesty, legal investigation, legal, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: prison, false accusation, crime, crimes, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, criminal heroes, protagonist as suspect, anti heroes, confined, dishonesty, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, clever, suspenseful, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, law enforcement, deadly, investigation, false accusation, legal, rivalry, amateur detective, dishonesty, uncover truth, mind game ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, tense, captivating
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, crimes, mystery, murder, false accusation, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, legal, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, state affairs, mute or deaf ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
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, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, who done it, legal investigation, legal action, crime, organized crime, mob boss, law enforcement, society, idealism, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 343
Pendulum (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The nature and lure of power: in Dallas, a councilman is on trial for corruption, the D.A. is running for the US Senate, a serial killer is slashing prostitutes, and a professor is murdered. Amanda Reeve is assigned to investigate the law-school ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, politician, investigation, life is a bitch, uncover truth, police corruption, crime, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, suspense, disturbing, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, legal, false accusation, frame up, uncover truth, police investigation, dishonesty, murder, life is a bitch, confined, courtroom drama, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: courtroom, who done it, power relations, courtroom drama, hotel, murder, false accusation, legal, ghost, private detective, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, serious ...
Plot: murder, rock, amnesia, law enforcement, gory, danger, best friends, crimes, crime, dishonesty, deadly, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, crimes, murder, uncover truth, cop as target, woman in danger, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, false accusation, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: politics, murder, courtroom, amateur detective, campaign, crimes, uncover truth, state affairs, criminal heroes, legal action, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%