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McBride: Murder Past Midnight (2005)
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McBride: Murder Past Midnight (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: McBride is a former cop-turned-defense lawyer with a penchant for taking on "lost cause" cases. After serving as a juror on an attempted murder case, McBride reluctantly agrees to represent the defendant in her retrial. Assisted by the case's former public defender, Phil Newberry, and McBride's ex, Roberta, the three attempt to unravel the mystery of a tycoon nearly poisoned to death, and the many mysteries surrounding the case.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, judge, legal, district attorney, manipulation, mind game, psychology, crimes, who done it, legal investigation, femme fatale, police investigation, strong female character, attempted murder, courtroom drama, uncover truth, passionate interest, dog, murder, sergeant

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, mystery, legal, courtroom drama and legal investigation mostly in Mystery, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like McBride: Murder Past Midnight: McBride: Tune in for Murder (2005), McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005), McBride: Fallen Idol (2006), McBride: Dogged (2007), Innocent (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
McBride: Tune in for Murder (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: McBride's case involves two larger than life radio stars who host the highly successful morning show "Ron and Bob." But when Ron is murdered and all the evidence points to Bob, McBride and Phil begin investigating and what they turn ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, suspense, serious, tense
Plot: lawyer, district attorney, frame up, murder, uncover truth, partners, puzzle, mystery, murder mystery, legal investigation, courtroom drama, legal ...
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McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a favor to a friend, defense attorney McBride takes on a client accused of murdering a woman. When McBride and his partner Phil investigate the deceased, they discover she had many identities and with each new life she was leading the list of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: legal investigation, mystery, courtroom drama, false accusation, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, wrong place wrong time, rivalry, legal, murder, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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McBride: Fallen Idol (2006)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The police have arrested a Latino teenager caught pawning a murdered attorney's stolen Rolex. To complicate matters, the suspect's sister wants McBride to defend her brother - despite the fact that the victim was a close friend of ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: evidence, crime scene, lawyer, innocent, partners, legal, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, murder mystery, legal investigation, courtroom drama ...
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92%
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 ⇓
60%
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Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)
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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.
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer (2013)
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young, ace assistant DA, Shelby Cook, works with driven cop, Mike Holland, to catch Daedalus, a serial killer infamous for luring his victims to their deaths through labyrinth traps. Three innocent men have already taken the fall for Daedalus and ...
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37%
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32%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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