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The Client (1995)
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The Client (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Client is an American television series that aired on CBS from September 18, 1995 to August 16, 1996. The series was based on the 1994 film The Client, itself adapted from the 1993 John Grisham novel also of the same name.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: custody, law firm, legal action, parents and children, alcohol abuse, legal, family problems, dedicated lawyer, kids in trouble, power relations, lawyer, recovering alcoholic, warner bros, courtroom, judge, female lawyer, district attorney, lawyer client relationship, defense attorney
Time: 90s, 1990s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about legal, courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, power relations, crimes and legal action mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Client: Justice (2006), Murder One (1995), The Practice (1997), The Guardian (2001), 100 Centre Street (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Justice (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Justice is an American legal drama produced by Jerry Bruckheimer that aired on Fox in the USA and CTV in Canada. The series also aired on Warner Channel in Latin America, Nine Network in Australia, and on TV2 In New Zealand. It first was broadcast ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: law firm, lawyer, female lawyer, courtroom drama, jury, media circus, trial, legal investigation, innocence, rivalry, legal, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Murder One (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Theodore 'Teddy' Hoffman is a highly-regarded defense attorney in a prestigious Los Angeles law firm. Having successfully defended the wealthy but suspicious Richard Cross in a much-publicised murder trial, he is now involved in the ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, contemplative, realistic, serious
Plot: legal, murder, lawyer, law firm, courtroom, boss and employee, workplace situations, couple relations, hotshot lawyer, investigation, crime, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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92%
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The Practice (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Practice is an American legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston law firm. Running for eight seasons on ABC from 1997 to 2004, the show won the Emmy in 1998 and 1999 for Best Drama Series, and ...
Style: tense, clever, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: law firm, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, courtroom, legal, lawyer, moral dilemma, social problems, dedicated lawyer, workplace, lawyers and clients, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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72%
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The Guardian (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately, the high life has gotten the best of Nick. Arrested for drug use, he's sentenced to do 1,500 hours of community service, somehow to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lawyer, legal, law firm, child in peril, custody, society, rivalry, friendship, hotshot lawyer, father son relationship, social worker, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
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70%
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100 Centre Street (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 100 Centre Street is an American legal drama created by Sidney Lumet and starring Alan Arkin, Val Avery, Bobby Cannavale, Joel de la Fuente and Paula Devicq.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking, gloomy
Plot: courtroom, legal action, dedicated lawyer, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, legal, workplace situations, lawsuit, cop witness relations, jury, judge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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70%
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Just Cause (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Just Cause is an award-winning Canadian legal drama television series produced by Mind's Eye Entertainment. Filming was done in Vancouver, British Columbia but the series is set in San Francisco, California.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: law firm, warden, parole officer, righting the wronged, legal investigation, dishonesty, legal action, legal, life is a bitch, rivalry, missing person, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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Harry's Law (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Harriet, Matthew and Malcolm couldn't be any more different, but when they cross paths, they realize they're all looking for a fresh start. The most unlikely of people are starting a law practice in the most unlikely of places -- a rundown ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: law firm, lawyer, courtroom, starting over, courtroom drama, workplace, legal action, legal, partners, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cincinnati ohio
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61%
Reasonable Doubts (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Reasonable Doubts is a police drama broadcast in the United States by NBC that ran from 1991 to 1993.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: district attorney, deaf, police, partners against crime, legal, mute or deaf, law enforcement, police detective, handicapped, sign language, deafness, courtroom ...
Time: 90s
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59%
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Your Honor (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The son of a respected judge is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices. A legal thriller that rips through all strata of New Orleans society.
Style: serious, suspenseful, emotional, realistic
Plot: judge, courtroom, parent child relationship, car accident, manslaughter, crime boss, family relations, courtroom drama, social relations, confession, legal, guilt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Damages (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by the writing and production trio of Daniel Zelman and brothers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler. The plot revolves around the brilliant, ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes and her protégée, ...
Style: rough, clever, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, trial, female lawyer, legal, corporate crimes, power relations, manipulations, legal action, dishonesty, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Law & Order (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: realistic, tense, clever, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: law and order, crime investigation, legal, lawyer, evidence, police, homicide detective, courtroom, police investigation, murder, coworker, punishment ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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58%
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Dark Justice (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Justice is an American crime drama about a judge that turns into a vigilante by night in order to bring to justice high-level offenders that use technicalities to "escape" the legal system. The role of Judge Nicholas Marshall was ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: judge, vigilante, law enforcement, legal, rivalry, against the rules, legal action, crime, dishonesty, crimes, innocence lost, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
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58%
The Whole Truth (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As District Attorney Kathryn Peale and defense attorney Jimmy Nolan rally their teams around their arguments and prepare to go head-to-head in the the courtroom, they make frantic moves and countermoves of complex legal wrangling to tilt justice in ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: district attorney, legal action, lawyer, rivalry, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, courtroom, legal, jury, ego clash, buried truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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55%
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Outlaw (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Outlaw is an American television series that was aired on the NBC network. The one-hour courtroom drama stars Jimmy Smits as a Supreme Court Justice who resigns from the bench and returns to private practice in an elite law firm where Claire Sax, ...
Style: realistic, clever, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: law firm, legal, courtroom, lawyers and clients, dedicated lawyer, workplace, hotshot lawyer, legal action, courtroom drama, jury, power relations, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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55%
Law & Order: LA (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and developed by Blake Masters, it ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: legal action, police investigation, legal, murder, legal investigation, district attorney, police detective, courtroom drama, power relations, partners against crime, law enforcement, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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55%
Close to Home (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Close to Home is an American crime drama television series co-produced by Warner Bros. Television and Jerry Bruckheimer Television for CBS. While in pre-production the series was known as American Crime. It first aired from October 4, 2005 to May ...
Style: sentimental, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom drama, prosecutor, boss and employee, workplace, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, district attorney, family relations, jury, power relations, legal, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, indiana
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54%
Raising the Bar (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The lives and cases of young lawyers who work on opposite sides - the public defender's office and the district attorney's office - as well as those who sit in judgment on their cases.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, clever, stylized
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, district attorney, friends, friendship, relationship vs career, workplace, classmates, legal action, law firm, legal, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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54%
Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: True crime story of a Wisconsin teacher's aide who hired teenaged students to murder her estranged husband.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, sexual, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: murder, legal, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, mind game, crime, crumbling marriage, rivalry, deadly, life is a bitch, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Chamber (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Having survived the hatred and bigotry that was his Klansman grandfather's only legacy, young attorney Adam Hall seeks at the last minute to appeal the old man's death sentence for the murder of two small Jewish boys 30 years before. Only ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: death sentence, murder, racism, courtroom drama, prison, politics, legal, haunted by the past, anti semitism, crimes, legal action, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, year 1996, year 1967
Place: mississippi, usa
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51%
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The Firm (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a young associate, Mitchell McDeere brought down the prestigious Memphis law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, which operated as a front for the Chicago mob -- and his life was never the same. After a difficult decade, which included a stay ...
Style: serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: law firm, lawyer, workplace, moral dilemma, dishonesty, haunted by the past, crimes, legal, legal investigation, witness protection, family man, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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50%
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Matlock (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Matlock is an American television legal drama, starring Andy Griffith in the title role of criminal defense attorney Ben Matlock. The show, produced by The Fred Silverman Company, Dean Hargrove Productions, Viacom Productions and Paramount ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, legal, mystery, legal action, elderly, jury, lawyers and clients, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa, atlanta georgia
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50%
Franklin & Bash (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When they're not hanging out at their favorite hot dog stand pontificating on what they'd go through to enjoy a night with their favorite female celebrities, Jared Franklin and Peter Bash are chasing down their latest clients...sometimes ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: law firm, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, courtroom, workplace situations, courtroom drama, trial, friends, young man, power relations, ambitious, defense attorney ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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48%
The Defenders (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Defenders is a drama about two colorful Las Vegas defense attorneys who go all-in when it comes to representing their clients. Nick and Pete are the local go-to guys with an eclectic client list who are still looking to hit their own jackpot.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, hopes, courtroom drama, courtroom, workplace, jury, law firm, coworker, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, judge, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Philly (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Philly is an American television series created by Steven Bochco that focused on criminal defense attorney Kathleen Maguire. It lasted a full season and was canceled due to low ratings. The final episode was advertised heavily as the series finale, ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal, lawyers and clients, dedicated lawyer, legal action, lawsuit, workplace situations, reluctant partners, law firm, power relations, single mother, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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42%
Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: About the infamous murder of six year old child beauty pageant contestant JonBenét Ramsey and the hysterical media coverage that made the investigation even more difficult.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, child killer, who done it, parents and children, small town life, deadly, mystery, media, dishonesty, law enforcement, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: colorado
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42%
Helter Skelter (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
TV show
Story: The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his "family".
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, hippie, death sentence, legal, deadly, crimes, leadership, crime, dishonesty, rebellion, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, bleak
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, teachers and students, murder mystery, legal, crimes, court case, lawyer, defense attorney, manipulations, law student, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: David Katz is a world famous magician and he comes to Denver with his group to perform for a charity gala for disabled children. Also there is Perry and Della as all three are supporters of the charity. Kate Ford, an assistant with an arrogant ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, perry mason, legal, investigation, crime, dedicated lawyer, amateur detective, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, boss and employee, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Perry Mason (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1932 Los Angeles, the series focuses on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason. Living check-to-check as a low-rent private investigator, Mason is haunted by his wartime experiences in France and suffering the effects of a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, lawyer, courtroom drama, investigation, origin story, courtroom, murder, perry mason, false accusation, dishonesty, police corruption, legal action ...
Time: 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Defenders (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series that ran on CBS from 1961–1965. It starred E. G. Marshall and Robert Reed as father-and-son defense attorneys who specialized in legally complex cases, with defendants such as neo-Nazis, ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, legal, lawyers and clients, workplace situations, workplace, parents and children, defense attorney, family relations, society, parent child relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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37%