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Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990)
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason ventures to Paris to defend a U.S. Marine Corps Captain accused of murdering a man suspected of being a Nazi SS Officer.
Style: clever, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, crimes, investigation, military, confined, crime, life is a bitch, legal investigation, private detective, obsessive quest, legal, amateur detective, who done it, dishonesty, false accusation, law enforcement, deadly, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, uncover truth, courtroom drama, mystery
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and mind bending films with plots about legal, deadly, dedicated lawyer, courtroom, dishonesty, crime and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception: Perry Mason Returns (1985), Witness for the Prosecution (1982), Dead in the Water (1991), Crime of the Century (1996), Open Doors (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
85%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The chief suspects in the murder of an author are the numerous colleagues whom he continuously plagiarized.
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, power relations, intrigue, private detective, legal, investigation, media ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 ⇓
79%
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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 ⇓
78%
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 ⇓
75%
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 ⇓
72%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mason defends a man he had sentenced to prison when he was an appellate-court judge. Now, 18 months after the sentencing, a new witness turns up to prove the man's innocence. Mason steps in to defend the man.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, false accusation, frame up, righting the wronged, power relations, deadly, dishonesty, injustice, courtroom drama, prison, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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 ⇓
69%
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 ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
67%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A priest is murdered and the main suspect is a nun.
Style: serious, clever, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: church, courtroom, clergy, who done it, crimes, uncover truth, crime, love affair, amateur detective, false accusation, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: David Katz is a world famous magician and he comes to Denver with his group to perform for a charity gala for disabled children. Also there is Perry and Della as all three are supporters of the charity. Kate Ford, an assistant with an arrogant ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: courtroom, deadly, wizards and magicians, power relations, investigation, legal, false accusation, dishonesty, against the odds, courtroom drama, crime, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: rough, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, workplace, amateur detective, hockey, power relations, investigation, murder, false accusation, legal, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 ⇓
65%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An actor rigs a fake shooting on TV with the connivance of his friend, the show's host, but the practical joke goes wrong when the gun turns out to contain a live round.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, society, manipulations, mystery, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, who done it, crime, tv show, legal, courtroom drama, actor's life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 ⇓
61%
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 ⇓
61%
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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 ⇓
60%
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 ⇓
55%
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 ⇓
50%
Witness for the Prosecution (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Wilfred Robarts, a famed barrister is released from the hospital, where he stayed for two months following his heart attack. Returning to the practise of his lawyer skills, he takes the case of Leonard Vole, an unemployed man who is accused of ...
Style: mind bending, clever, serious, tense, witty ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, legal investigation, courtroom drama, who done it, dedicated lawyer, price of justice, mute or deaf, uncover truth, couple relations, mystery, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
30%
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Crime of the Century (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1932, the nation was shocked when the 14-month-old son of Charles Lindberg was kidnapped, held for ransom, and murdered. Two years later, Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested, convicted, and executed. This film dramatizes the investigation ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, courtroom drama, crimes, crime, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, babies and infants, fighting the system, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, prison life ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Open Doors (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early execution, but an earnest, principled assistant judge looks ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, deadly, couples, law enforcement, dishonesty, death row, fascism, accountant, crime, strong sexual content, unemployment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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 ⇓
27%
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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 ⇓
26%
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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 ⇓
26%
The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In order to be reinstated to the bar and recover custody of her daughter, a hotshot lawyer, now in recovery and on probation, must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: legal investigation, family problems, courtroom, legal, injustice, rehabilitation, law enforcement, estrangement, false accusation, police corruption, courtroom drama, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Partners in Crime (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Reardon (Hauer) is a twice-divorced police detective who lives with his daughter. When a well-heeled local man is kidnapped, the FBI is called in, which introduces Longsworth (played by Paulina Porizkova). Longsworth happens to have been ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, kidnapping, femme fatale, private detective, rivalry, righting the wronged, crimes, special agents, who done it, uncover truth, confined, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%