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Physical Evidence (1989)
 5.1
 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, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: murder, police, false accusation, crime, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, puzzle, officer, suspect, romance, courtroom, protagonist as suspect, legal action, mystery, legal investigation, frame up, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, riddles and clues, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, boston

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Most similar movies to Physical Evidence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and mind bending films with plots about crimes, deadly, mystery, murder, crime, legal and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Physical Evidence: The Advocate (2013), Deadlocked (2000), The Lawyer (1970), Naked Lie (1989), Death Sentence (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
 155
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, crime, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, mystery, protagonist as suspect, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, false accusation ...
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, hostages, hotshot lawyer, mystery, protagonist as suspect, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, false accusation, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: serious, suspenseful, witty, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, college, dedicated lawyer, crime, mystery, hotshot lawyer, university, legal investigation, courtroom drama, who done it, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 180
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, serious, bleak, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, socialite, lawyer, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, legal action, mystery, legal investigation, courtroom drama, false accusation ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 5.9
 89
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, dedicated lawyer, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, army investigation, mystery, legal action, legal investigation, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic, tense
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, manipulations, romance, courtroom drama, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, legal, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, mystery, protagonist as suspect, crime gone awry, uncover truth, couple relations, cons and scams, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 232
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom, trial, murder, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation, false accusation, mystery, who done it, legal, couples, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: serious, suspenseful, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, investigation, crime, mystery, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, amateur detective, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, gangsters, mystery, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 277
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder, rock, amnesia, gory, crime, in the woods, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, puzzle, frame up, memory loss, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, mystery, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, false accusation, frame up, prison, crime, dedicated lawyer, mystery, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: vietnam veteran, courtroom drama, frame up, murder, legal action, crime, legal investigation, mystery, false accusation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: private detective, courtroom, false accusation, dedicated lawyer, mystery, legal action, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, boss and employee ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, infidelity, courtroom drama, crime, investigation, legal investigation, mystery, mistress, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, politics, hip hop, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, legal action, crime, legal investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, island, crime, amateur detective, investigation, police investigation, dedicated lawyer, whodunit, partners against crime, manipulations, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: death row, murder, crime, amateur detective, prison, protagonist as suspect, mystery, false accusation, frame up, prison life, who done it, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, crime, false accusation, murder, mystery, private investigator, lawyer, who done it, artists and showbiz, workplace, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Star Chamber (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Disgusted with criminals escaping the judicial system via technicalities, an idealistic young judge investigates an alternative method for punishing the guilty.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, vigilantism, serial killer, judge, crime, murder, dedicated lawyer, vengeance, legal action, mission of murder, secret society, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, crime, dedicated lawyer, hotel, private detective, mystery, private investigator, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 8K
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: clever, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, courtroom, murder, mystery, lawyer, false accusation, jury, lobbyist, crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, track down, mystery, private investigator, lawyer, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Rosary Murders (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, moral dilemma, murder, psychopath, amateur detective, clergy, church, crime, protagonist as suspect, investigation, mystery, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason is invited to the marriage of the daughter of an old friend of his. But after the ceremony the uncle of the bride is dead. Certainly this is a case for Perry Mason.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, investigation, mystery, false accusation, murder, who done it, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
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Defenseless (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Los Angeles lawyer defends her former college roommate, whose husband -- her lover -- has been slain.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, surprise ending
Plot: secret, murder, jealousy, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, mystery, strong sexual content, love affair, lawyer, crime, false accusation, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, love triangle, dedicated lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, mystery, crime gone awry, legal investigation, courtroom drama, false accusation, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason defends the husband of a famous rock singer who was found being killed after having had a tremendous discussion with her husband and her manager.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, investigation, mystery, private investigator, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, deadly, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The chief suspects in the murder of an author are the numerous colleagues whom he continuously plagiarized.
Style: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, desire for fame, mystery, investigation, courtroom drama, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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