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: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: courtroom, murder, trial, crimes, legal investigation, legal, couples, who done it, false accusation, deadly, woman in danger, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer, mystery, 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 serious, realistic, suspenseful and mind bending films with plots about legal, murder, crimes, crime, mystery, deadly and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Death Sentence: The Advocate (2013), Physical Evidence (1989), Deadlocked (2000), Shadow of Doubt (1998), Her Fatal Flaw (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, protagonist as suspect, who done it, dealing with death, life is a bitch, legal investigation, crime, false accusation, legal, dedicated lawyer ...
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: realistic, suspenseful, witty, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, crimes, legal investigation, crime, hotshot lawyer, false accusation, legal, power relations, who done it, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, hotshot lawyer, crimes, who done it, dedicated lawyer, investigation, legal, false accusation, crime, mystery, amateur detective, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, courtroom drama, police, frame up, crime, legal investigation, who done it, dishonesty, deadly, protagonist as suspect, legal action ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: realistic, clever, suspenseful, talky, cynical ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, wrong place wrong time, righting the wronged, investigation, false accusation, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, private detective, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.0
 316
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: courtroom, legal investigation, life is a bitch, price of justice, protagonist as suspect, mystery, legal action, dedicated lawyer, murder, rivalry, deadly, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, investigation, false accusation, legal, private detective, courtroom drama, mystery, couple relations, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: courtroom, politics, murder, hip hop, uncover truth, crimes, legal action, mystery, criminal heroes, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, deadly, dishonesty, private detective, hotel, murder, ghost, legal, false accusation, investigation, rivalry, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: realistic, suspenseful, clever, serious, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, murder, false accusation, legal, mystery, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ 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, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: murder, courtroom, law enforcement, deadly, courtroom drama, investigation, false accusation, legal, power relations, righting the wronged, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: unsupportive friend, uncover truth, woman in danger, police detective, manipulations, mystery, dishonesty, legal investigation, murder, legal, courtroom drama, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, mystery, crimes, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, workplace, legal, false accusation, who done it, crime, investigation, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Plot: murder, who done it, uncover truth, crimes, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, private detective, amateur detective, estate, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, who done it, mystery, dedicated lawyer, uncover truth, crimes, parents and children, investigation, crime, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, courtroom, crimes, uncover truth, who done it, legal, fighting the system, journalism, injustice, frame up, law enforcement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, mind bending, realistic, tense
Plot: courtroom, private detective, false accusation, crime, boss and employee, crimes, law enforcement, courtroom drama, legal action, legal, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, hotshot lawyer, legal action, dedicated lawyer, manipulations, heroes, crimes, frame up, crime, mystery, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: sexy, realistic, sexual, serious, erotic ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, false accusation, legal, power relations, courtroom drama, love affair, crime, courtroom, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, serious, mind bending, rough, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crimes, life is a bitch, uncover truth, legal investigation, cons and scams, crime, courtroom drama, mind game, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, serious, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, courtroom drama, lawyer, mistress, infidelity, legal investigation, investigation, mystery, crime, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, amateur detective, legal, deadly, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, crime, artists and showbiz, who done it, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: realistic, clever, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, uncover truth, riddles and clues, mystery, crimes, investigation, forgery, legal, false accusation, dedicated lawyer, artists and showbiz, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mind game, murder, betrayal, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, crumbling marriage, legal investigation, love and romance, mystery, legal action, unfulfillment, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, talky, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, murder, false accusation, mystery, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, political conspiracy, murder mystery, dishonesty, power relations, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, mind bending, realistic
Plot: love triangle, murder, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, who done it, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, mystery, betrayal, prostitute, crime gone awry, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, false accusation, murder, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, couples, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, serious, clever, mind bending, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, witnessing a crime, riddles and clues, who done it, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, obsessive quest, crime, track down, crimes, power relations ...
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, deadly, couples, law enforcement, dishonesty, split personality, college, mental illness, legal, vengeance, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Lawyer (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Wilma Harrison had it all. A wealthy doctor for a husband. A big playboy for a lover. A beautiful home. And a horrible death.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, socialite, lawyer, legal investigation, hotshot hero, legal action, mystery, who done it, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%