Movies like Superstition 2001

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Superstition (2001)
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Superstition (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 19 year old babysitter aupair Julie is accused of murder when the bed of the sheltered baby inflames. Is seems as if Julie possesses rare telepathic skills, that she cannot control. Her young lawyer fights for her in court and against the public opinion in Italy, who take her for a witch.
Style: enigmatic, bleak, captivating, suspense, based on true events
Plot: murder investigation, false accusation, lawyer, women's prison, witchcraft, court, trial, death of child, guilt, courtroom, baby, nanny, superstition, witch, sex, kitchen, restaurant, nun, judge, threat, fire, jury, car accident, cigarette smoking, countryside ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense and serious films with plots about lawyer, murder, false accusation, court, crimes, courtroom and trial mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Superstition: Jurm (2005), Jagged Edge (1985), The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), Before I Go to Sleep (2014), Rattlesnake (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jurm (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Avinash Malhotra (Bobby Deol) is married to Sanjana (Lara Dutta). One night Sanjana is murdered, and Avinash is arrested for the murder of his wife.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: false accusation, court, trial, suspicion, paranoia, arrest, lawyer, faked death, uncover truth, adultery, murder of wife, husband wife relationship ...
Place: malaysia
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95%
 6.5
 14K
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: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, mystery, crime, crimes, danger, legal, court, courtroom drama, heiress, beach house ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, serious, captivating, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, legal investigation, court, murder, hotshot lawyer, mind game, legal, trial, crimes, arrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, amnesia, psychology, psychiatrist, obsession, domestic violence, life turned upside down, woman in danger, doctors and patients, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s, year 2007 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 4.6
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Rattlesnake (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a mysterious woman saves her daughter from a deadly snakebite, a single mother must repay the debt by killing a stranger before sundown.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: deal with the devil, snake bite, good versus evil, supernatural, witch, transformation, secrets, curses spells and rituals, race against time, sunset, single mother, trip ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Staircase Murders (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After he calls 911 to report his wife's accident, successful novelist and aspiring politician Michael Peterson (Williams) becomes the prime suspect in her alleged murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating
Plot: investigation, trial, husband wife relationship, police, murder, murder trial, secret past, court, jury, lawyer, judge, father daughter estrangement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Brokedown Palace (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Best friends Alice and Darlene take a trip to Thailand after graduating high school. In Thailand, they meet a captivating Australian man, who calls himself Nick Parks. Darlene is particularly smitten with Nick and convinces Alice to take Nick up on ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, emotional, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: prison, weekend, friendship, false accusation, smuggling, escape attempt, injustice, heroin, drug dealing, women's prison, prison life, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: thailand, hong kong, china, asia, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.1
 42K
Pink (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Deepak is a lawyer suffering from bipolar disorder who experiences frequent mood swings. One night, Rajveer and his friends get drunk and try to molest Miss Arora and her two roommates leading to an accident. The film revolves around how Deepak ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: attempted rape, lawyer, trial, courtroom drama, courtroom, court, rape accusation, false accusation, bullying, bipolar disorder, power relations, wrongful arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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49 Days (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Liu (Stephen Fung) awaits execution after he is convicted of murdering his friends. According to Chinese superstition, the souls of the dead have 49 days to wander the earth before going to heaven or hell for an eternity. Liu and his lawyer (Gilian ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: ghost, frame up, crimes, danger, legal action, rivalry, supernatural, legal, gambling, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Bezmiar Sprawiedliwosci (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Young Lukasz, who was persuaded by his father to study law, listens to the story of experienced lawyer Wilczek about a memorable murder case from his past.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, unusual plot structure, exciting, twists and turns
Plot: justice, lawyer, trial, court, legal, prison sentence, revenge motive, falsely accused, truth, false accusation, murder investigation, witness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Ek Je Chhilo Raja (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Mahendra Kumar Choudhuri, the middle prince of the Bhawal Estate (also known as the Bikrampur Estate), was affected by syphilis and was taken to Darjeeling for treatment along with his wife, Chandrabati Devi, brother-in-law, Satya, and a family ...
Plot: courtroom, trial, impostor, justice, court, court case
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Intrigo: Samaria (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nineteen-year-old Vera Kall cycles home through the night. She arrives at a farm, leaves her bike and sneaks quietly in through the door. She enters the kitchen and doesn't even have time to notice that she's not alone.
Style: bleak, enigmatic, suspense, psychological thriller
Plot: uncover truth, puzzle, human nature, murder, murder investigation, convict, hidden corpse, classmate classmate relationship, writers, redemption
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.9
 3K
I'm a Killer (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Inspired by true events from the 1970s, the story revolves around a young detective who becomes the head of a police unit focused on catching a rampant serial killer of women, nicknamed 'The Silesian Vampire'.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: suspect, serial killer, murder, investigation, false accusation, trial, husband wife relationship, police, court, murder suspect, lie, prison ...
Time: 70s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Double Jeopardy (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: false accusation, faked death, sailboat, vengeance, prison, betrayal, crime, crimes, manipulation, manhunt, presumed dead, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, san francisco, southern usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, psychotronic, tricky ...
Plot: uncover truth, interrogation, death, businessman, false accusation, lie, lawyer, murder suspect, evidence, female lawyer, suspect, blackmail ...
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Messenger (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Messenger is the story of Jack’s last melt down: a story of frustration and guilt, love and betrayal, family and blame. Unwillingly becoming embroiled in the unfinished business of Mark, a journalist brutally murdered in the local park and his ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, tense, psychological, psychotronic
Plot: afterlife, death, paranormal phenomena, murder investigation, mental health, father son relationship, psychiatrist, police detective, alcoholic, clairvoyance, reach out, couples ...
Place: northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Ace Attorney (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Based primarily on the first game in the series, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, the film focuses on rookie defense attorney Ryūichi Naruhodō, as he strives to protect his clients in various murder trials, including the death of his mentor, Chihiro ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, tense, light ...
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, murder, legal, legal action, false accusation, supernatural, rivalry, multiple suspects, jury, danger, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.7
 245K
A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: tense, earnest, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, army investigation, navy, u.s. navy, lawyer, marines, hotshot lawyer, trial, suicide, court, military ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cuba, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, murder, mistress, lawyer, infidelity, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Lincz (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story unfolds about the murder of an old man living in a remote village and six locals who may have been connected with the murder. Things get messy when the dead man turns out to be an ex convict. The accused ones find it very hard to deal with ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, serious
Plot: court, trial, police, lawyer, prison, beaten to death, knife, cigarette smoking, doctor, ambulance, suicide attempt, hospital ...
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72%
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The Trial (1962)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: paranoia, distopia, false accusation, fighting the system, courtroom, courtroom drama, conspiracy, post war, expressionism, future dystopia, social decay, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, who done it, legal, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, legal action, false accusation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.4
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The Quarry (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This thriller investigates the mysterious assassination of a gay pastor in rural South Africa. Without witnesses or explanations, the crime appears to the police and others as a jigsaw puzzle without enough pieces. The police then suspect and arrest ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, interracial relations, small town, countryside, escape, society, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, clergy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa, belgium, canada, holland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Misconduct (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ambitious lawyer finds himself caught in a power struggle between a corrupt pharmaceutical executive and his firm’s senior partner. When the case takes a deadly turn, he must race to uncover the truth before he loses everything.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lawyer, pharmaceutical company, police, ransom, criminal, investigation, false accusation, threat, corporation, evidence, corporate crimes, tied feet ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.0
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Fault (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The film starts with the murder of Priti (Divya Dutta), wife of Shekhar (Aftab Shivdasani), a well-known journalist. Inspector Lokhande (Ashutosh Rana) investigates the case and accuses Shekhar of the murder, saying he has enough evidences to arrest ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, fall in love, couple relations, deadly, law enforcement, false accusation, bollywood, courtroom drama, legal, dishonesty, crimes, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, enigmatic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, murder, legal investigation, couple relations, legal action, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, mystery, dishonesty, legal, society, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
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Obsessed (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman claims she had an affair with a married neurosurgeon and stands trial for allegedly harassing him.
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, manipulations, dangerous attraction, psychiatrist, mind game, mental illness, dishonesty, infidelity, prison, doctor, manipulation, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Very Short Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: "A woman is born to give her body to men; her father or strangers should make no difference." Respectable Police Commissioner Josephine reinvestigates an insignificant murder case of a 11 years old girl. The murderer is the mother of the ...
Style: rough, suspense, psychological, bleak, tense
Plot: murder, policewoman, little girl, pedophilia, child abuse, mother daughter relationship, guilt, compassion, interrogation, death of daughter, death of child, mother kills own child ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Hard-nosed liberal lawyer Roman J. Israel has been fighting the good fight forever while others take the credit. When his partner – the firm’s frontman – has a heart attack, Israel suddenly takes on that role. He soon discovers some unsettling ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: civil rights, lawyer, courtroom, murder, lawyer client relationship, idealist, moral dilemma, money, african american, court, execution, briefcase ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.2
 283K
Insomnia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, dark, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: police investigation, insomnia, investigator, murder, small town, guilt, fbi, investigation, police corruption, police detective, snow, murderer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, united states, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%