Movies like Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story

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Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story (1999)
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Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fact-based story about a Bible-quoting woman who in 1990 murdered a camp counselor, whom she learned molested her 7 year old son.
Plot: lawyer, church, courtroom, child abuse, vigilantism, syringe, sodomy, child molester, revenge, playground, self justice, mother son relationship

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Most similar movies to Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about revenge, lawyer, courtroom, murder, crimes, storytelling and redemption mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story: In Quiet Night (1998), Changing Lanes (2002), Terror in the Shadows (1995), Extremities (1986), Dangerous Indiscretion (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 169
In Quiet Night (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A thriller about a man, Dr Wolcott, who is wrongfully acquitted of charges that he molested his daughter, Dinah. The deputy district attorney, Joey, takes Dinah with her seeking refuge from Dr. Wolcott's molestation.
Plot: sexual abuse, child molestation, child pornography, female director, pistol, mountain lion, female protagonist, child abuse, abusive father, sheriff, child abduction, doctor ...
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95%
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story" in which Betty Broderick is on trial for the murder of her ex-husband and his new wife.
Plot: true crime, revenge, lawyer, courtroom, murder, divorce
Place: san diego california
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74%
 6.4
 66K
Changing Lanes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, human nature, down on your luck, losing-it hero, custody battle, uninhibited rivalry, legal, rivalry, corruption, police arrest, bankruptcy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Terror in the Shadows (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years ago, Christine went after the baby she gave up for adoption, claiming he'd been stolen, and wound up killing Alex Williams' wife and the baby the Williams' had adopted. Now, Alex has remarried to a woman with a young son ...
Plot: revenge, adoption, kidnapping, insanity
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.3
 3K
Extremities (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman escapes from the man who is about to rape her, but leaves her purse behind. Afraid that her attacker might come after her, she goes to the police, but with no proof of the incident, they can do nothing. In fact, the man does use the ...
Style: rough, psychological, tense, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: rapist, attempted rape, unsupportive friend, revenge, vigilantism, moral dilemma, home invasion, sexualized violence, switching roles, torture, rape and revenge, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Dangerous Indiscretion (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A womanizing executive picks up a divoree and embarks in an affair, only to have his life destroyed by her jealous husband.
Plot: revenge, adultery, womanizer, cheating wife, condom, loveless marriage, cuckolded husband, cuckold
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Don't Touch My Daughter (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl is kidnapped and molested by a classmate's father. The man she identifies is arrested and jailed, but is later released on bail. He calls the girl's mother and threatens to kidnap her daughter again, and this time kill her and ...
Plot: police, child abuse, kidnapping, psychopath, mother daughter relationship, miscarriage of justice, assault, revenge, divorce, family relations, child molestation, stalking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 7K
Class Action (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Liberal activist lawyer Jedediah alienated daughter Maggie years ago when she discovered his many affairs. Now a conservative corporate lawyer, Maggie agrees to go up against her father in court. To gain promotion, she must defend an auto ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, father daughter conflict, uncover truth, parents and children, hopes, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, dishonesty, family relations, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.7
 230K
A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: intense, twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, army investigation, navy, suicide, marines, lawyer, military, murder, sexism, legal, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cuba, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
2 Masks for Alexa (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Curd Jurgens as the betrayed husband is incredibly expressive and believable; Rosabla Neri, as the philandering Alexa, delivers her usual thoughtful performance and, in doing so, makes her potentially cardboard cut-out character multi-dimensional, ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: adultery, revenge, female nudity, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The McMartin family's lives are turned upside down when they are accused of serious child molestation. The family run a school for infants. An unqualified child cruelty "expert" videotapes the children describing outrageous stories of ...
Style: bleak, clever, disturbing, talky, serious ...
Plot: legal, courtroom, false accusation, school, sexual abuse, courtroom drama, family life, warning, hysteria, power relations, media circus, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Something to Remind Me (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Middle-aged lawyer Thomas assists Leyla, an attractive blonde, when she drops her things at the pool. After their paths keep crossing, he picks up the courage to ask her out for a date. Somewhat to his surprise she agrees, but arrives late, just as ...
Plot: fall in love, murderer, call center, brother brother relationship, lawyer, revenge, tied up, dating, date, chance meeting, falling in love, revenge plot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Confession (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After his young son dies from the negligience of medical professionals at a hospital, Harry Fertig (Kinglsey) takes matters into his own hands and kills the negligent doctors responsible. Slick lawyer Roy Bleakie (Baldwin), looking only to win a ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspense, captivating
Plot: jewish, faith, courtroom, prayer, hotshot lawyer, death in the family, redemption, murder, legal, moral dilemma, courtroom drama, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 21K
Aftermath (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fatal plane crash changes the lives of Roman and Jake forever. Roman loses his wife and daughter in the accident, while Jake, his mind as he happens to be the air traffic controller, who fails to avert the nightmare. Rage and revenge engulfs Roman ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, tense, suspense, touching ...
Plot: tragedy, depression, investigation, accusation, death, lawyer, vigilante, retribution, revenge, forgiveness, tragic event, guilt ...
Time: 2000s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
In Broad Daylight (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The fanatically uncompromising Len Rowan and his family insult and terrorize the citizens of a small town for years. One day the comment of a saleswoman about Len's son not being able to pay his sweets triggers off his persecution complex. As ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: assault, large family, vigilantism, trial, bullying, threat, rifle
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Road to Paloma (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a brutal injustice occurs on a Native American reservation, a son must find redemption for the actions of his past. Road to Paloma is the beautiful journey of two bikers traveling across America's vast west. While Native American Wolf ...
Style: realistic, serious, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, on the run, vigilantism, nothing to lose, vengeance, on the road, family relations, crimes, chases and races, friends, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 6K
Nuts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A high-class call girl kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very distrustful of everybody, including her court-appointed attorney, and is ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, court, self defense, prostitute, hearing, mental illness, crimes, call girl, life is a bitch, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 504
The Black List (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the trial of a judge who was found with a prostitute, a list of clients pops up. It contains the names of some very influential judges and politicians. Then, dead bodies and death threats erupt. Jacques is the trial judge and his own life seems ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: blackmail, courtroom, prostitution, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 4.3
 337
Justice (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A lawyer and her partner run from the Colombian Mafia and the corrupt U.S. marshals and attorneys assigned to protect them.
Plot: u.s. marshal, lawyer, mafia, hitman, break up, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, courtroom, kitchen, restaurant, brother brother relationship, catholic priest, bodyguard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 651
Stranded (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the brutal murder of his beloved brother, a small-town surfer seeks revenge against the gang of merciless thugs he holds responsible. However, when another tragedy brings him face to face with the consequences of his actions, he must seek ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, held at gunpoint, marine, desert, haunted by the past, danger, soldier, crimes, storytelling, bikini, sex on table ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bump in the Night (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martha "Red" Tierney used to be a hot-shot reporter, but that was before alcohol took over her life. One morning Martha's son Jonathan leaves for school, stopping first to meet his father for breakfast. But Jonathan never meets his ...
Plot: pedophile, kidnapping, alcohol abuse, child abuse, child pornography, female director, child in peril, alcoholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 257
Trial by Fire (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paulette Gil is a very engaged teacher. When she realizes that her pupil Kip has problems she takes special care for him. But Kip interprets it in the wrong way and tells his mates that he had an affair with Paulette. Then he commits suicide and the ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), teacher student relationship, suicide, teen suicide, school, teaching, adopted son, bully, teenager, caucasian, courtroom, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
An Appointment with Mr. Vield (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Samantha Anthony is a teenage girl who has been forced to deal with situations, which have made her wise far beyond her years. She's had to watch her mother spiral out-of-control while addicted to the drug meth. Lost a baby brother to CPS as a ...
Plot: revenge, teenage girl, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, drug use, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Evil Has a Face (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A talented young female police sketch artist uses her abilities to track down an evil child molester.
Style: cult film
Plot: sketch artist, sexual predator, child molester, predator, family relations, daughter
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.0
 5K
Martyrs (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman and her childhood friend seek out revenge on those who victimized and abused them.
Style: brutal, suspenseful, tense, suspense, bloody ...
Plot: revenge, child abuse, female friendship, torture, orphanage, creature, investigation, torment, brutality, secret, held captive, church ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Deadly Daphne's Revenge (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young hitchhiker is picked up by four drunken hunters, one of whom rapes her. A tough prosecutor has all four of the men indicted for the crime, which results in a suicide and a murder-for-hire plot.
Plot: female nudity, rape, rape victim, revenge, murder, beating, rape and revenge, hiding place
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Murder in the First (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: prison, murder, lawyer, courtroom, theft, warden, solitary, prisoner, fighting the system, crimes, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century, year 1941 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 184K
Sleepers (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: child abuse, childhood, pedophilia, vengeance, courtroom drama, haunted by the past, prison rape, rape, pedophile, crime, torture, lawyer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new york yankees, madison square garden manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Good Fight (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Grace Cragin is a bright young lawyer who has a passion for the fight against injustice. Her ex-husband Henry is a lawyer too, but his passion is only to win. The two were divorced ten years earlier when Henry's lust for conquest led him to ...
Plot: law firm, divorce, lawyer, tobacco, ex wife, lawsuit, cancer
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 10K
Red (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An older, reclusive man's best friend and inspiration for living is his 14-year-old dog named "Red". When three troublesome teens kill the dog for no good reason, the grieving man sets out for justice and redemption by whatever means ...
Style: touching, serious, twists and turns, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, dog, pets, vengeance, killing a dog, crimes, redemption, justice, murder, small town, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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