Movies like Reckless Disregard

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Reckless Disregard (1985)
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Reckless Disregard (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Meredith Craig is lawyer who has a small practice. She is then approached by a Dr. Lucas who is a doctor at a clinic, who was exposed on a television news program as writing prescriptions for drugs in exchange for money. He says that he is innocent and asks Meredith to file a lawsuit against the program and its staff. Can a small lawyer beat a big television network?
Plot: lawyer, investigation, doctor, reporter, forgery, expose, medical clinic, defamation, tv news, investigative reporter, lawsuit
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspense and tense films with plots about murder, lawyer, crimes, investigation, courtroom, crime and doctor mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Reckless Disregard: She Said No (1990), Criminal Law (1988), West 32nd (2007), Death Benefit (1996), Fearless Heart (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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She Said No (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A successful career woman is raped by a prominent lawyer. However, when she takes the case to court, it results in a hung jury. When the DA's office declines to retry the case, the lawyer opts to sue the woman for malicious prosecution and ...
Style: suspense
Plot: lawyer, district attorney, lawsuit, accusation, rape, anger, miscarriage of justice, courtroom, police, confrontation, rapist, defamation
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Criminal Law (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A rising young attorney successfully defends a man accused of murder, only to have the same type of murder then happen again. Right away the previously defended man hires the attorney again, and although the attorney is quite certain that he is the ...
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Place: boston, usa, texas, new jersey
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West 32nd (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When John Kim, an ambitious young lawyer, takes on a pro bono case to exonerate a fourteen-year-old boy from a first degree murder charge, he finds a world he never knew existed in the underbelly of Manhattan - the Korean underworld.
Style: atmospheric, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
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Death Benefit (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Steven Keeney is a big corporate lawyer who decides to take on a small-time murder case to discover the true circumstances behind the death of a young girl. Virginia McGinnis is the one suspected of pushing the women off the cliff to collect on a ...
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
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Place: wisconsin, usa
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Susie Q (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 120 min.
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Spotlight (2015)
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