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How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
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How to Get Away with Murder
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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 lives.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, bleak
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, law student, court case, crimes, legal, courtroom, defense attorney, power relations, manipulations, teachers and students, deadly, murder mystery, legal system, lgbt, rivalry, sex, murder suspect, affair, husband wife relationship, college, college life, courtroom drama, student life, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
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Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about murder, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, investigation and police investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like How to Get Away with Murder: Damages (2007), Fracture (2007), The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), Scandal (2012), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Damages
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Fracture
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
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Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Lincoln Lawyer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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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: suspenseful, tense, clever, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, beverly hills, usa
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 7.8
 62K
Scandal
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Everyone has secrets and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope and her team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for ...
Style: serious, stylized, clever, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: white house, strong female character, politics, president, lawyer, relationship vs career, political thriller, workplace situations, media, murder, gladiator, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The third installment of the “Law & Order” franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, tense
Plot: law and order, murder investigation, crime, judiciary, murder, workplace situations, mind game, deadly, partners, power relations, lawyer, prosecutor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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 ...
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    User:   49%
 
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are ...
Style: clever, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
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    User:   41%
 
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Prisoners
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Duration: 153 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak, atmospheric ...
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    User:   33%
 
 7.6
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The Bridge
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Duration: 43 min.
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Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   32%
 
 7.7
 28K
Law & Order
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
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Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   36%
    User:   29%
 
Law & Order: LA
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
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System:   35%
    User:   42%
 
 5.4
 213
Her Fatal Flaw
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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 ...
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    User:   28%
 
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Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
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Story: Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior was a short-lived American police procedural drama that aired on CBS. The show debuted in 2011 as a spin-off from the successful Criminal Minds, which had premiered in 2005. This edition's profiling team also ...
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    User:   39%
 
 8.2
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Columbo
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System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
Agatha Christie's Poirot
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Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: clever, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious ...
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    User:   27%
 
 5.8
 7K
Lila & Eve
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lila, a grief-stricken mother reeling from her son’s murder, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who urges her to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: crime, vengeance, violence spree, crimes, hidden identity, murder, track down, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, held at gunpoint, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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    User:   33%
 
 6.3
 34K
High Crimes
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A female attorney learns that her husband is really a marine officer awol for fifteen years and accused of murdering fifteen civilians in El Salvador. Believing her husband when he tells her that he's being framed as part of a U.S. Military ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, serious, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: crime, murder, lawyer, court, courtroom drama, justice, military, fighting the system, courtroom, conspiracy, dedicated lawyer, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, latin america, mexico
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System:   30%
    User:   30%
 
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 7.9
 105K
Revenge
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.
Style: serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hidden identity, strong female character, undercover, crimes, anti hero, vengeance, righting the wronged, haunted by the past, high society, pretense, family secret, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
 8.1
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Murder One
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, investigation, legal, murder, courtroom drama, workplace situations, lawyer, law firm, deadly, boss and employee ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   28%
 
 8.3
 85K
The Killing
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, police detective, crime, female protagonist, female detective, who done it, police investigation, law enforcement, parents and children, haunted by the past, loss of child, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   33%
 
The Night Manager
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 358 min.
Story: Former British soldier Jonathan Pine navigates the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer ...
Style: serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, hotel, moral ambiguity, murder, secret service, undercover agent, manager, corruption, british, crimes, violent, violence ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   25%
 
 6.0
 313
Deadlocked
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, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, hostages, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   27%
 
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 8.3
 60K
The Good Wife
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The Good Wife is a legal drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crumbling marriage, starting over, legal, workplace situations, couple relations, hopes, infidelity, law firm, corruption, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   29%
 
 7.1
 5K
Matlock
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, crime, elderly, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, legal action, lawyer, courtroom, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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System:   25%
    User:   24%
 
 6.4
 48K
CSI: Miami
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, police investigation, murder, forensics, crime, mystery, danger, policewoman, medical examiner, forensic evidence, evidence, crime scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   29%
 
 8.8
 145K
Twin Peaks
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The body of Laura Palmer is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into ...
Style: surreal, twists and turns, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, special agents, mystery, crime, who done it, supernatural, agent, paranormal investigation, murder mystery, mysterious character, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   27%
 
 5.6
 3K
Kill for Me
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: manipulations, uncover truth, friendship, murder, woman in danger, danger, roommate, dishonesty, haunted by the past, crimes, gain trust, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   29%
 

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Criminal Minds
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Style: twists and turns, suspense, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
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System:   24%
    User:   28%
 
 7.1
 11K
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Notorious Los Angeles defense attorney Sebastian Stark becomes disillusioned with his career after his successful defense of a wife-abuser results in the wife's death. After more than a month trying to come to grips with his situation, he is ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, office, protagonist as suspect, courtroom, mystery, legal action, who done it, righting the wronged, prosecutor, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   24%
    User:   23%
 
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