Movies like Death Sentence 1974

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Death Sentence (1974)
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, suspense, psychological
Plot: courtroom, trial, murder, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation, false accusation, mystery, who done it, legal, couples, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, unfaithful husband, female protagonist, jury, witness, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, juror
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and mind bending films with plots about crimes, murder, legal, deadly, mystery, crime and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Death Sentence: The Advocate (2013), Shadow of Doubt (1998), Deadlocked (2000), Physical Evidence (1989), Her Fatal Flaw (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Advocate (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, mystery, protagonist as suspect, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson (1989)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ken Malansky, a law student of Perry Mason's, is accused of murdering a fellow student. Perry is reluctant to take on his case as the victim was the son of a close friend.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, witty
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, college, university, hotshot lawyer, mystery, legal investigation, courtroom drama, who done it, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, crime, dedicated lawyer, investigation, mystery, false accusation, murder, who done it, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Shadow of Doubt (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An attorney (Melanie Griffith) uncovers a political conspiracy in the brutal killing of a wealthy young woman.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, politics, dedicated lawyer, hip hop, protagonist as suspect, crime, legal action, legal investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.0
 313
Deadlocked (2000)
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, false accusation, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman suddenly disappears after an early morning walk, and her husband is accused of murder.
Style: suspenseful, talky, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, investigation, who done it, mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, amateur detective, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, investigation, mystery, private investigator, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, deadly, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, gangsters, mystery, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Physical Evidence (1989)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A police officer suspended and now accused of murder is forced to join forces with his court-appointed attorney to assemble the pieces of a deadly puzzle to find the missing link before time runs out.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: murder, police, false accusation, dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, suspect, lawyer, puzzle, officer, romance, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, hotel, private detective, mystery, private investigator, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, courtroom drama, mystery, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The owner of a cosmetics company is unveiling a new cream which she claims she's been using. She's been keeping her age a secret and now reveals that she's 60 and owes her appearance to the cream. She's later killed and the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, crime, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, mystery, uncover truth, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, crime, mystery, murder, lawyer, private investigator, who done it, artists and showbiz, workplace, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: legal investigation, mystery, uncover truth, woman in danger, courtroom, dishonesty, legal, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, manipulations, courtroom drama, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Perry investigates the murder of a former madam and uncovers a multimillion dollar banking fraud in the process.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, crime gone awry, uncover truth, couple relations, cons and scams, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, neo noir, crime, murder, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, reporter, criminal, journalism, uncover truth, woman in danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, private detective, false accusation, dedicated lawyer, mystery, legal action, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, boss and employee ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 89
Naked Lie (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They are the perfect, and politically correct, couple. He is a judge, she is a high profile attorney. When she takes on a sensational murder case, the trail leads right to her own front door.
Style: sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, dedicated lawyer, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, army investigation, mystery, legal action, legal investigation, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, tense
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, manipulations, romance, courtroom drama, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, legal, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Guilty Conscience (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Amid acrimonious divorce proceedings, Louise (Blythe Danner) unwittingly puts her life in danger when she contests the prenuptial agreement she signed before marrying attorney Arthur Jamison (Anthony Hopkins). He plans to kill her to resolve the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: betrayal, mind game, infidelity, murder, protagonist as suspect, crime, crumbling marriage, mystery, legal action, legal investigation, manipulations, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mystery Woman: Snapshot (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amateur sleuth Samantha Kinsey's latest case has her trying to figure out who killed her best friend Barbara after she was left out of her family's will and every one of the family members become suspects.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mystery, amateur detective, estate, private detective, crime, investigation, manipulations, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the set of a popular daytime soap opera 'Mile High', actress Kris Buckner is being forced off by co-star Mark Stratton. When she says that she'll 'kill him before she leaves the show', she makes herself the prime suspect ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, who done it, mystery, crimes, deadly, legal, actor's life, amateur detective, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Never Forget (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man (Phillips) who wakes up with amnesia also finds his supposed friend has accused him of murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Plot: murder, rock, amnesia, crime, protagonist as suspect, in the woods, gory, false accusation, puzzle, frame up, memory loss, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dead in the Water (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie Deegan has almost everything he has ever wanted. He has an important law practice, a beautiful secretary as his lover, and the chance to be appointed to the high court. The only thing wrong with this is that his shrewish wife Olivia, whose ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, love triangle, crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, mystery, crime gone awry, legal investigation, courtroom drama, false accusation, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A painter, believed to be dead, returns to make allegations that a gallery owner is selling counterfeits of his work. Later, the artist is murdered.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, rough ...
Plot: courtroom, crime, mystery, dedicated lawyer, flirting, forgery, uncover truth, false accusation, murder, artists and showbiz, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Suspect (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But when public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to his case, ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, courtroom, murder, mystery, lawyer, false accusation, jury, lobbyist, crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Della's friend is accused of murdering a rival fashion magazine editor.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, track down, mystery, lawyer, private investigator, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
All Around the Town (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman, seemingly good but still psychologically disturbed from being kidnapped as a little girl, becomes the obvious suspect in a murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, crime, hotshot lawyer, college, split personality, mystery, legal investigation, mental illness, missing child, who done it, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, infidelity, courtroom drama, crime, investigation, legal investigation, mystery, mistress, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hockey player of friend of Ken Malansky's is accused of murdering a team owner. Perry takes the case.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, crime, uncover truth, false accusation, mystery, murder, crimes, deadly, legal, amateur detective, athlete's life, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%