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Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014)
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Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie Borden Took An Ax chronicles the scandal and enduring mystery surrounding Lizzie Borden, who was tried in 1892 for axing her parents to death. As the case rages on, the courtroom proceedings fuel an enormous amount of sensationalized stories and headlines in newspapers throughout the country, forever leaving Lizzie Borden’s name in infamy.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, slasher, tense, psychological thriller, based on true events
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, crimes, family relations, legal, courtroom, axe murder, father daughter relationship, acquittal, strong female presence, party, death, female protagonist, morphine, sister sister relationship, newspaper, fratricide, patricide, matricide, murder trial, exhumation, robbery, strict father, deadly, funeral procession ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, massachusetts

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, legal, deadly, courtroom drama, courtroom and mystery mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Lizzie Borden Took an Ax: The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (2015), Beautiful & Twisted (2015), Perry Mason Returns (1985), Raising Jeffrey Dahmer (2006), No One Killed Jessica (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 337 min.
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Story: An intense and fictionalized account of actual events and people surrounding Lizzie’s life after her controversial acquittal of the horrific double murder of her father and stepmother in 1892.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, murder, murderer, investigation, mystery, crimes, family relations, sibling relationship, female protagonist, death, strong female presence, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, massachusetts
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Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, femme fatale, couples, psychopath, husband wife relationship, investigation, death, rivalry, true crime, domestic violence, woman in underwear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, private detective, boss and employee, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, courtroom drama, legal action, legal, inheritance, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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27%
Raising Jeffrey Dahmer (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the mass murderer Jeffrey Dahmer, the events within the family behind, and leading up to, his capture
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, family relations, psychopath, human nature, crimes, family problems, parents and children, haunted by the past, father son relationship, violence spree, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, contemporary, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa
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26%
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No One Killed Jessica (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A reporter teams up with the sister of a murdered model in order to bring her case justice.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, investigation, fighting the system, uncover truth, crimes, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, model, loss of sibling, hidden truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, new delhi, asia, delhi
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26%
One Angry Juror (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Sarah Walsh, a tough New Orleans attorney who serves on a murder trial jury and does some investigating of her own.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, tense
Plot: murder, courtroom, uncover truth, investigation, courtroom drama, false accusation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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25%
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Innocent (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bill Pullman (Independence Day, Torchwood) stars as Rusty Sabich, a judge charged with the murder of his wife, a situation that comes 20 years after he was cleared in the death of his mistress. During this latest trial, a secret affair from ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, mystery, murder, crimes, courtroom drama, dishonesty, lawyer, legal investigation, father son relationship, uncover truth, couple relations, affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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25%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, hotshot lawyer, mystery, who done it, investigation, legal, crimes, courtroom drama, amateur detective, murder, private detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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25%
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Untouched (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Untouched is the story of a reluctant attorney's struggle with inner demons while defending a teenage girl accused of murdering her newborn. When the "Hostess City of the South" is rocked by the horrific crime, Mitchell Thomas III ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, uncover truth, haunted by the past, courtroom drama, legal, crimes, life is a bitch, legal investigation, courtroom, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
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24%
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Common (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multi-award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern's brand new film based on the UK's controversial joint enterprise law. Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless 17 year old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent ...
Style: tense, serious, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crimes, courtroom, legal, parents and children, injustice, family relations, false accusation, life is a bitch, society, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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24%
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, tense, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, crimes, strong female character, legal, who done it, uncover truth, fighting the system, courtroom, frame up, journalism, law enforcement ...
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23%
Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: About the 1989 murders of Carolco Entertainment chairman, Jose Menendez, and his wife, Kitty, who were killed by their sons, Lyle and Erik, in Beverly Hills, allegedly for a multimillion-dollar inheritance.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: murder, courtroom, siblings relations, courtroom drama, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles, usa
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23%
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: tense, realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, courtroom drama, frame up, moral dilemma, manipulation, legal, love and romance, amateur detective, crimes, mystery, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, investigation, legal, mystery, workplace, crimes, dedicated lawyer, artists and showbiz, rivalry, power relations, who done it, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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22%
Shot in the Heart (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: AND YOU'RE TO BLAME! Honey, you give love a bad name. (The story of a man coming to terms with the sins and secrets of his notorious brother and, in the process, exploring the legacy of violence in his own family.)
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: murder, death row, courtroom drama, dysfunctional family, prison, prison life, tragic hero, parents and children, mormon, redemption, haunted by the past, price of justice ...
Time: 70s
Place: utah, usa
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22%
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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
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22%
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
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Accused (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An assistant prosecutor zealously pursues a conviction in the case of a pediatric nurse accused of murdering her patients, but doubt arises when her evidence shows that the infants may have died of natural causes.
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, serious, captivating
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, legal, crimes, hospital, nurse, accusation, lawyer, prison, whistleblower, court, fired from the job ...
Time: 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Executioner's Song (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In this fact-based film, Gary Gilmore, an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah. Before long, Gary begins an ill-advised romance with the troubled Nicole Baker, a teenage single mother. ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, death sentence, death row, prison, courtroom drama, price of justice, confined, journalism, legal, going straight, crimes, true crime ...
Time: year 1976
Place: utah, usa
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21%
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: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, amateur detective, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, investigation, mystery, private detective, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
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21%
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, enigmatic, intense ...
Plot: voodoo, murder, investigation, journalism, crimes, small town, unlikely criminals, police investigation, culture clash, lawyer, courtroom, murder trial ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa, new orleans
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21%
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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
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21%
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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, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, woman in danger, mystery, manipulation, police detective, courtroom drama, murder, dishonesty, legal, legal investigation, political corruption, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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21%
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A Reasonable Man (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: With issues of his own, an ex-army officer-turned-lawyer defends an impoverished young cowherd of killing a baby.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, murder, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, law enforcement, unfulfillment, legal investigation, losing-it hero, crimes, power relations, child killer, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: south africa, angola
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21%
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: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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21%
Shaurya: It Takes Courage to Make Right... Right (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Shaurya, revolves around the lives of two close friends, both lawyers in the Indian army.Maj. Siddhant Chaudhary and Maj. Akash Kapoor.Siddhant is defending and Aakash is prosecuting a soldier,convicted for killing his commanding officer.An ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, courtroom, false accusation, courtroom drama, disobey, friendship, military life, dishonesty, legal, military, law enforcement, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, writer's life, legal, crimes, dedicated lawyer, investigation, private detective, rivalry, dishonesty, ghost, mystery, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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20%
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, realistic, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, crimes, legal, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, dishonesty, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
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20%
Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From 1979 to 1981, 29 African-American males, mostly children, were either missing or found murdered in metro Atlanta. The cases plagued the city until 1982, when Wayne Wiiliams was convicted of the murders of two adult men. Authorities then ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, journalism, serial killer, uncover truth, who done it, psychopath, mystery, law enforcement, legal, crimes, manhunt ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, usa, georgia
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20%
The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dean Cain portrays Scott Peterson, the California man accused of murdering his 8 month pregnant wife, Laci. Based on a true story.
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: husband murders wife, murder, pregnancy, missing person, false accusation, courtroom drama, protagonist as suspect, mysterious character, investigation, uncover truth, infidelity, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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20%