Movies like In the Blink of an Eye 1996

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In the Blink of an Eye (1996)
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In the Blink of an Eye (1996)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hamel portrays director Dickoff who suspends her career in order to help a friend who's been in prison for quite some time in connection with a murder.
Plot: love, prison, lawyer, women's prison, death, criminal, court, best friend, sadness, desperation, jail, death of loved one, false accusation, jail cell, dead cop, friend, execution, shooting, police car, shot to death, female director, trial

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspense and captivating films with plots about prison, murder, lawyer, police, courtroom, friendship and court mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like In the Blink of an Eye: Reflections on a Crime (1994), Conviction (2010), The Conviction of Kitty Dodds (1993), Crown Heights (2017), Trial by Fire (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Reflections on a Crime (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Seven years ago, Regina (Mimi Rogers) was tried for the death. On the night before she becomes the first woman in over 40 years to be executed in a federal penitentiary, she befriends the lone, curious prison guard Colin Reeves (Billy Zane), who has ...
Plot: drowning, death, love, murder, electrocution, divorce, prison, confession, death row, flashback, husband wife relationship, guilt ...
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95%
A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A married man meets a beautiful woman and they begin an affair.
Plot: flashback, adultery, judge, courtroom, murder, lawyer, court, looking at the camera, talking to the camera
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81%
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Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, disturbing, intense ...
Plot: false accusation, lawyer, injustice, legal action, fighting the system, court, legal, courtroom drama, hopes, convict, prison, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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75%
The Conviction of Kitty Dodds (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An abused woman escapes from prison, is recaptured, and sent back then tries to get her sentence reduced. Based on a true story.
Plot: prison, prison escape, alcohol abuse, women's prison, child abuse, marital abuse, murder
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67%
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Crown Heights (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Colin Warner was wrongfully convicted of murder, his best friend Carl King devoted his life to proving his innocence.
Style: realistic, intense, suspense, serious, thought provoking
Plot: miscarriage of justice, wrongful conviction, friendship, false accusation, husband wife relationship, prison, lie, injustice, fighting the system, legal, freedom, hopes ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.0
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Trial by Fire (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed.
Style: emotional, realistic, compassionate, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: court, lawyer, arson, justice, fighting the system, death sentence, hopes, false accusation, freedom, prison, legal, injustice ...
Place: texas
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Los Traficantes (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While serving a 33-year sentence, a spiritual awakening led drug lord Esteban Mendoza Cruz to form a church in Mexico's most corrupt prison. With a congregation of more than 600, Cruz sows hope both among inmates and in the community at large.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: redemption, cartel, drugs, prison, drug smuggling, jail, drug rehab, changing lives, change of heart, ex convict, drug dealer, war on drugs ...
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60%
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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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, prison, injustice, imprisonment, broken family, police brutality, lawyer, judge, courtroom drama, life turned upside down, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Infamous (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.
Style: serious, tense, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, death sentence, obsession, writer's life, friendship, investigation, crimes, human nature, fame, gossip and rumors, journalism, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Jackal of Nahueltoro (1969)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on an actual event that occurred in the southern region of Chillán in 1960, tells the story of an illiterate peasant who, while drunk, murdered the woman with whom he had relationships and her five daughters
Plot: feral child, murderer, memories, country estate, police officer, arrest, lack of money, dead husband, conversation, unemployment, countryside, eviction ...
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
In the Name of the Father (1993)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father ...
Style: emotional, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: prison, bomb, court, irish, torture, false accusation, rebellion, lawyer, terrorist, courtroom, terrorism, interrogation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, england, europe, london, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Richard Jewell (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Richard Jewell thinks quick, works fast, and saves hundreds, perhaps thousands, of lives after a domestic terrorist plants several pipe bombs and they explode during a concert, only to be falsely suspected of the crime by sloppy FBI work and ...
Style: tense, realistic, factual, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: lawyer, false accusation, wrongful arrest, investigation, federal bureau of investigation, scapegoat, fbi, interrogation, police officer, police, fbi agent, newspaper reporter ...
Time: 90s, year 1996, year 1986, 20th century
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia, usa
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51%
Midnight Express (1978)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspense, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: prison, torture, brutality, injustice, court, escape, lawyer, escape attempt, convict, sadism, drug smuggling, hashish ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1972, year 1975 ...
Place: turkey, brooklyn new york city, istanbul turkey, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: disturbing, rough, cynical, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: prison, criminal, brutality, convict, murder, self destructing, judge, dark humor, criminal heroes, notoriety, prison life, drug use ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1986, year 1978
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Silent Scream (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A biopic about convicted murderer Larry Winters.
Plot: jail cell, prisoner, writers, life sentence, prison, depression, drugs
Place: glasgow scotland
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Just Mercy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, touching ...
Plot: false accusation of murder, courtroom, lawyer, defense attorney, innocence, murder, perjury, lie, injustice, investigation, judge, convict ...
Time: year 1987, 80s, year 1992, year 1993, 20th century
Place: alabama
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49%
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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: rape, lawyer, accusation, miscarriage of justice, rapist, lawsuit, courtroom, confrontation, district attorney, defamation, anger, police
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Papillon (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
Style: bleak, tense, captivating, suspense, inspirational ...
Plot: prison escape, prison, human spirit, runaway, criminal heroes, prison life, false accusation, labor camp, life sentence, solitary, escape attempt, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Jamesy Boy (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on the true story of teenager James Burns who goes from a suburban street gang to a maximum-security prison cell surrounded by hardened criminals. He turns his life around in prison thanks to the unexpected friendship he forms with a convicted ...
Style: serious, rough, sincere, realistic
Plot: prison, friendship, mother son reunion, prison life, teaching the ways of the world, crimes, confined, criminal, mentor, brother sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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44%
Enemies of the State (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Crime thriller inspired by the story of Jiri Kajinek, which is considered the first bounty hunter in the Czech Republic. Thanks to his escape from the prison fortress Mirov it became a legend and the most wanted man in Europe. Five weeks while ...
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: criminal, prison, jail, prison escape, lawyer, crime boss, jailed, escape, legal, law and order, prison life, prison fight ...
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44%
Too Young to Die? (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An abused 15 year old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty in this fact-based story.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Plot: death row, teenage prostitute, courtroom, legal, murder, death sentence, courtroom drama, kids in trouble, manipulation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
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44%
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Capote (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.
Style: captivating, intellectual, talky, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: writers, journalism, literature, loneliness, murderer, murder, crimes, moral dilemma, lifestyle, manipulation, death sentence, investigation ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1959
Place: kansas, usa, new orleans, alabama, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Goodfellas (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, rise and fall, crimes, criminal heroes, friends, mentor, fbi, court, cosa nostra, racial slur ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, 80s ...
Place: new york, florida, brooklyn new york city, usa, bronx new york city ...
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42%
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Blue Caprice (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A narrative feature film inspired by the events known as the Beltway sniper attacks.
Style: realistic, psychological, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, partners, on the run, violence spree, on the road, lawyer, sniper, prison, murderous pair, man boy relationship, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Doing Life (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tony Danza stars in this prison drama about Jerome "Jerry" Rosenburg, a self-professed "jailhouse lawyer" who defends himself against the homicide charge that has put him on death row. This tense movie, made in Canada, has the ...
Plot: prison, lawyer, wrongful conviction, convict, innocence, killer, wrongful imprisonment, prison warden, prisoner
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41%
Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following in his father's footsteps, Albert Pierrepoint becomes one of Britain's most prolific executioners, hiding his identity as a grocery deliveryman. But when his ambition to be the best inadvertently exposes his gruesome secret, he ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: executioner, death sentence, hanging, introspection, politics, punishment, criminal, war crime, execution, obsessive quest, post war, holocaust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1940s, 50s
Place: england, europe, london, germany
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41%
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Women's Prison (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This film traces the prison life of a group of women who-rather than being prepared to reenter society-are brought to the limits of depravity. Martine, wrongly imprisoned will bear the scars of a prison system wrongly based on punishment rather than ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: women in prison, humiliation, women's prison, jail, innocent, police, anger, flashback, fight, sexploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
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Blow (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes ...
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, emotional, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug addiction, drug abuse, drug dealing, rise and fall, drug cartel, drug use, gangsters, friendship, cocaine, blind ambition, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 50s, 90s ...
Place: colombia, california, latin america, usa, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
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Papillon (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Spain
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Henri "Papillon" Charrière is convicted in Paris for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he becomes obsessed with escaping. After planning and executing a series of treacherous ...
Style: homoerotic, factual, suspense, brutal
Plot: prison escape, prison, island prison, survival, solitary, prison life, life sentence, safecracker, friendship, human spirit, escape, jungle ...
Time: year 1931, 1930s, year 1970, year 1969
Place: south america, france, colombia, venezuela, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
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Untold (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hate crime triggers disturbing flashbacks for a young veteran, finding herself reluctantly joining a PTSD support group. The eclectic group of women veterans encourages her to peel away her families' lies and confront her mother who holds the ...
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative
Plot: lesbian, military, family relations, post traumatic stress disorder, hate crime, veteran, violence, friendship, mother daughter relationship, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), childhood sexual abuse ...
Place: florida
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38%