Movies like A Stoning in Fulham County

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A Stoning in Fulham County (1988)
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A Stoning in Fulham County (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Religious beliefs clash with the law when an Amish infant is killed in a rural community.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, touching, bleak, serious, emotional, realistic, disturbing, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: lawyer, amish, gang, youth, misfit, life is a bitch, legal, teenage life, society, babies and infants, family problems, police corruption, small town, countryside, social relations, culture clash, witnessing a crime, fish out of water, courtroom drama, small town life, death in the family, dealing with death, religions or cults, police, bully ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing and sincere films with plots about life is a bitch, legal, courtroom drama, society, courtroom, lawyer and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Stoning in Fulham County: Plain Truth (2004), Steel City (2006), The Coverup (2008), Night of the Wilding (1990), A Time to Kill (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Once They Marched Through a Thousand Towns (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A dramatization of the controversial trial concerning the right for Neo-Nazis to march in the predominately Jewish community of Skokie.
Style: political, thought provoking, captivating, uplifting, talky ...
Plot: holocaust, courtroom drama, jewish, aging, lawyer, suburbs, civil rights, small town life, small town, genocide, culture clash, anti semitism ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois, usa
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Plain Truth (2004)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unmarried 18 year-old Amish girl is charged with the murder of her infant child.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: amish, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, murder, pregnancy, police investigation, police detective, forbidden love, culture clash, teenage life, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: pennsylvania
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90%
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Steel City (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a tragic accident caused by the truck of the middle-aged Carl Lee where a woman dies with a crushed stern, he is arrested and sent to the county jail. His son PJ, who works washing dishes and cleaning tables in a restaurant, feels lost, ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, psychological, serious ...
Plot: police, family life, couples, family problems, family relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, youth, redemption, couple relations, introspection, family in crisis ...
Place: usa, midwest
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The Coverup (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Personal injury attorney Stuart Pepper faces the challenge of his young career when he takes on a controversial case of wrongful death in small town Iowa. Kevin Thacker's body was found in the alley outside the Marshalltown Police Department ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: corruption, legal, investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, legal action, rivalry, small town life, truth, suspicion, cover-up ...
Time: 21st century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Night of the Wilding (1990)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joseph Gainer is a high priced attorney, notorious for getting guilty criminals off the hook. But Gainer is forced to take another look at the price you pay for defending the guilty when he takes on a case of three young men accused of a heinous ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing
Plot: courtroom, gang, gang rape, power relations, law enforcement, rivalry, dedicated lawyer, legal, dishonesty, legal action, life is a bitch, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
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A Time to Kill (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, lawyer, courtroom drama, court, murder, justice, courtroom, small town, rape, legal, injustice, legal action ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, canada, southern usa
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Shoot on Sight (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer of Scotland Yard, is asked to hunt-down suspected suicide-bombers against the backdrop of July 7 bombings in London. Tariq's task gets complicated as an innocent Muslim is killed by the commando shooters of ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, life is a bitch, religions or cults, culture clash, investigation, husband wife relationship, murder, politics, death, gang, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
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The Klansman (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small southern town has just been rocked by a tragedy: a young woman has been violently raped. The white town fathers immediately declare that the attacker had to be black, and place the blame on Garth, a young black man. Assuming that the men in ...
Style: campy, political, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: ku klux klan, racism, blaxploitation, false accusation, small town, interracial relations, opposites attract, dishonesty, vigilantism, rivalry, society, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
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12 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 159 min.
Story: A loose remake of β€œ12 Angry Men”, β€œ12” is set in contemporary Moscow where 12 very different men must unanimously decide the fate of a young Chechen accused of murdering his step-father, a Russian army officer. Consigned to a makeshift jury ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, inter cultural, captivating
Plot: jury, courtroom drama, racism, legal, court case, murder, life is a bitch, social differences, teenage life, family relations, heroes, hopes ...
Place: russia, chechnya, caucasus
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Common (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multi-award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern's brand new film based on the UK's controversial joint enterprise law. Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless 17 year old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, legal, courtroom, injustice, false accusation, family relations, parents and children, lawyer, murder mystery, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story (1989)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and slashes her throat in front of police, she sues the city and the ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, rough, sincere ...
Plot: woman in danger, feminism, domestic violence, legal, strong female presence, family problems, injustice, life is a bitch, society, domestic disturbance, fighting the system, legal action ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: connecticut
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Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A newly elected District attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, neo noir, harsh ...
Plot: courtroom drama, police, police corruption, corruption, police investigation, district attorney, lawyer, courtroom, murder, nypd, suspense, legal action ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
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57%
Guilt by Association (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Life is good for Susan, her two children and new boyfriend Russell. But life abruptly changes when she discovers her perfect boyfriend is a drug dealer. Realising the danger this could bring to her family she tells him to leave. Suddenly her house ...
Style: realistic, sincere, disturbing, captivating, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, injustice, legal, drug dealing, wrongful conviction, prison, righting the wronged, fighting the system, wrong place wrong time, life is a bitch, society, dishonesty ...
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The Interrogation of Michael Crowe (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lives of Escondido, California residents Cheryl and Stephen Crowe change one morning when they find their twelve year old daughter Stephanie Crowe stabbed to death in her bedroom. As procedure dictates, the police take each member of the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, rough, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Loved (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After a husband is accused of droving his third wife to suicide, his first wife Hedda, a troubled woman who can't hate or hurt others even if they had wronged her, is subpoenaed to testify on his abusive behavior during their marriage.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, suicide, abusive husband, disability, couples, negligence, power relations, family problems, courtroom, unfulfillment, rivalry, legal action ...
Time: 90s
Place: southern california
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After the Truth (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The famous Nazi-Doctor Dr. Josef Mengele - the "death angel of Auschwitz", who killed more than 300.000 people - comes back from his hide out in Argentina to Germany as a 87 year old man. He must stand up in front of a court for his ...
Style: controversial, captivating, thought provoking, tense, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, politics, military, courtroom, power relations, courtroom drama, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, against humanity, moral dilemma, dedicated lawyer, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany
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52%
Perfect Witness (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A witness to a mob killing has second thoughts about testifying when he realizes his family might become a target.
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom, witness, kidnapping, prison, murder, power relations, restaurant, injustice, rebellion, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Heavens Fall (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Successful New York attorney Sam Leibowitz travels to the South in 1933 to defend nine young black men accused of raping two women on an Alabama freight train.
Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, interracial relations, discrimination, dishonesty, injustice, racism, jury, against the odds, dedicated lawyer, legal action, human spirit ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, alabama, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Fact-based story of the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh Jr., son and namesake of the famed pilot, and ensuing trial of accused and convicted killer, Bruno Hauptmann.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: violent, serial killer, kidnapping, murder, child abduction, life is a bitch, dishonesty, journalism, dealing with death, injustice, courtroom drama, folk hero ...
Time: 1930s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
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49%
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: serious, realistic, talky, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, pedophilia, criminal justice, gender, journalism, politics, legal, hysteria, school, sexual abuse, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
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Rampage (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Rampage delves into the subject of legal insanity, so often the default defense in modern-time gruesome crime trials. Alex McArthur plays an outwardly normal guy who goes on incredible killing and mutilating sprees until (and even after, when he ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, courtroom, killer, lawyer, courtroom drama, death sentence, murderer, true crime, hunting, art, violence, insanity ...
Time: 80s
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46%
Adam: His Song Continues (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Follows the true story of John and Reve Walsh who, after their child was murdered, fought to raise national awareness of the problem of missing children.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: child abuse, missing person, missing child, family problems, dealing with death, society, obsessive quest, kidnapping, death in the family, haunted by the past, child in peril
Time: 80s
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45%
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Music Box (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.
Style: suspenseful, tense, political, emotional, talky ...
Plot: courtroom drama, court, anti semitism, lawyer, courtroom, communism, betrayal, world war two, legal, politics, conspiracy, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Guilty (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Investigates the corrupt judicial system under which Alain Mar'caux and his wife Edith were arrested on accusations of pedophilia horrific acts they never committed- and the years he spent fighting to get out of prison, clear his name and keep ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, prison, courtroom, legal, false accusation, police brutality, imprisonment, broken family, injustice, judge, courtroom drama, life turned upside down ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Broken Roads (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Broken Roads is a contrasted portrait of life, dealing with loss, a journey of rediscovery & the hills climbed which forever change us.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: estrangement, teenage life, small town life, youth, small town, family tragedy, grandmother grandson relationship, curses spells and rituals, loss, love, death, coming of age
Time: 21st century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
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...and justice for all. (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. But if he doesn't do it, the judge will have him disbarred.
Style: realistic, disturbing, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, court, fighting the system, legal, suspense, rape, corruption, justice, hotshot lawyer, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Beyond the Farthest Star (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A twist of fate brings the national spotlight to a forgotten Texas town and a once famous preacher has an opportunity to regain his former glory or seize one last chance to restore his fractured family. Narrated by his fifteen-year-old daughter, ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, suspenseful
Plot: one last chance, dysfunctional family, family relations, youth, society, religions or cults, parents and children, family problems, clergy, ambition, preaching, small town life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, court, father daughter relationship, father daughter conflict, suspense, parents and children, uncover truth, legal, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 961
Bluebird (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a freezing January evening, school bus driver Lesley completes her route, but her final inspection abruptly ends when a bluebird comes into view. What happens next shakes her small Maine logging town, proving that even the slightest actions have ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, winter, family problems, family in crisis, single parent, youth, teenage life, drug abuse, parents and children, dysfunctional family, working class, small town ...
Time: 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Town Without Pity (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four American soldiers stationed near a German village face death in the rape of a local girl and are defended by outside counsel Major Steve Grant.
Style: captivating, tense, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rape, courtroom drama, courtroom, lawyer, village, soldier, military life, culture clash, death sentence, small town, american soldier, social relations ...
Time: 50s
Place: germany, europe
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