Movies like Shadow of Doubt

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Shadow of Doubt (1998)
 5.2
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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, tense, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: politics, murder, legal, courtroom, legal action, rapist, crimes, hip hop, mystery, life is a bitch, law enforcement, legal investigation, woman in danger, amateur detective, campaign, dishonesty, state affairs, criminal heroes, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, power relations, lawyer, attorney, female nudity ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Shadow of Doubt

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal and legal investigation mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like Shadow of Doubt: Presumed Innocent (1990), The Advocate (2013), First Degree (1995), Executive Power (1997), Defenseless (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, mistress, murder, lawyer, infidelity, investigation, mystery, crimes, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
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100%
 5.0
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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, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, legal, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, false accusation, righting the wronged, power relations, legal action, life is a bitch, investigation, gangsters, legal, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.7
 322
First Degree (1995)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When prominent businessman Andrew Pyne is found shot in a New York alley, one of the NYPD's best, Rick Mallory, suspects a Galeno Mob hit. When he and his partner, Amos Turzo try to question Pyne's widow, Hadley, they are quickly ushered ...
Style: mind bending, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, power relations, righting the wronged, couple relations, police station, police corruption, legal investigation, witnessing a crime, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Executive Power (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While protecting the U.S. President, Secret Service agent Nick Sager helps him to dispose of the body of a young girl, who accidentally died during an adulterous encounter. Some time later, a few weeks before the elections, the disillusioned ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, political corruption, political conspiracy, torture, legal investigation, undercover, uncover truth, betrayal, investigation, state affairs, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
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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: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: jealousy, murder, strong sexual content, graphic violence, mystery, investigation, law enforcement, legal, legal investigation, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 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 ⇓
52%
 6.5
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Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, mystery, crimes, legal, court, courtroom drama, heiress, beach house, surveillance, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.2
 398
Twist of Fate (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful attorney's hunt for a serial killer is frustrated by his accomplice's twisted scheme to keep the killer free at all costs
Style: serious, realistic, slasher, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, destiny, courtroom drama, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, who done it, legal investigation, stalking, mind game, special agents, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Ordeal by Innocence (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Arthur Calgary visits the Argyle family to return an address book lost some time ago by Jack Argyle, only to find out that Jack has been executed for the murder of his mother. Calgary can prove that Jack was innocent. In spite of opposition from ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, uncover truth, injustice, death row, frame up, false accusation, legal, law enforcement, mystery, nudity (full frontal - brief), alibi ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, antarctica, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, realistic, mind bending, rough, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, courtroom drama, couple relations, false accusation, friendship, cons and scams, crime gone awry, legal investigation, law enforcement, crimes, legal action ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
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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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, jury, court, couples, woman in danger, courtroom drama, false accusation, who done it, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, legal ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, crimes, murder, uncover truth, woman in danger, cop as target, law enforcement, dishonesty, life is a bitch, false accusation, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, righting the wronged, uncover truth, woman in danger, false accusation, law enforcement, dishonesty, amateur detective, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Double Jeopardy (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jack Hart lives with his lawyer wife and yound daughter and enjoys a wonderful life. Jack's old girlfriend, Lisa, comes into town and they have an affair. Lisa kills her current boyfriend in self-defense and Jack witnesses the whole thing. Lisa ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: femme fatale, investigation, murder, betrayal, love and romance, legal investigation, manipulation, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, legal, dishonesty, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Killer Upstairs (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman investigates when her teenage son is arrested for his married lover's murder.
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, investigation, false accusation, amateur detective, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, legal, law enforcement, parents and children, jail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
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The List (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being arrested for solicitation, a high-class prostitute threatens to make public a list of her best clients and someone resorts to murder to keep the list a secret. Meanwhile, the judge on the case struggles with his dilemma and one cop aims ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: prostitute, murder, political corruption, bait, courtroom, fighting the system, uncover truth, courtroom drama, crimes, life is a bitch, legal, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
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Body Language (1995)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lawyer, defending a Mafia boss, falls for a beautiful woman with a sad story to tell. She says she's being abused by her brutal husband and she needs his help.
Style: sexy, rough, erotic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, couples, power relations, dedicated lawyer, law enforcement, mind game, legal, legal action, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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 ⇓
42%
McBride: Dogged (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The annual LA Kennel Club Dog Show gets treated to an unexpected surprise when a backstage murder incriminates the winning canines' handler.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, courtroom drama, legal, partners, murder investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 361
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, courtroom, uncover truth, rebellion, legal action, legal investigation, false accusation, injustice, hotshot lawyer, society, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, police, who done it, frame up, dishonesty, legal investigation, suspect, dedicated lawyer, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily Parker is haunted by visions of a woman from the past soon after receiving an antique engagement ring from her fiancé.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, mysterious character, murder, supernatural, life is a bitch, legal, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: murder, dangerous attraction, yacht, femme fatale, courtroom drama, twins, legal investigation, dishonesty, investigation, frame up, who done it, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
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Closed Circuit (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A terrorist attack in London results in the capture of suspect Farroukh Erdogan (Denis Moschitto). The attorney general appoints Claudia Simmons-Howe (Rebecca Hall) as special advocate on Erdogan's legal team. On the eve of the trial, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, legal action, lawyers and clients, dishonesty, state affairs, legal investigation, law enforcement, mistrust, power relations, partners, reluctant partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
An Occasional Hell (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, investigation, haunted by the past, infidelity, widow, disappearance, couples, police detective, righting the wronged, disability, protagonist as suspect, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Perfect Student (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminology professor becomes a target herself when she tries to establish the innocence of her star student in a murder.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: college life, crimes, murder, deception, seduction, courtroom, police, investigation, amateur detective, college, dishonesty, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.3
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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, power relations, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jericho Mansions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A murder in an old apartment building leads the superintendent to suspect everyone, and eventually himself, of the murder.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, mind game, amateur detective, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, race against time, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 196
Dangerous Love (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A psychopath kills members of a video dating club and records their deaths.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: righting the wronged, murder, false accusation, frame up, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, mystery, dishonesty, stripper, undercover cop, falsely accused ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%