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The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016)
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The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016)
Original name: American Crime Story
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, based on true events
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, anthology, racism, crimes, criminal, crime investigation, police, society, legal action, legal investigation, district attorney, flashback, murder trial, legal, trial, courtroom, witness, testimony, celebrity, lawyer, maniac, deadly, judge, propaganda ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, europe, los angeles, beverly hills, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and captivating films and TV series with plots about crimes, legal, lawyer, crime, courtroom drama, courtroom and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: American Crime (2015), The Night Of (2016), 12 Angry Men (1997), Matlock (1986), Shark (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
American Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An anthology drama focusing on all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system dealing with crimes committed in America.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: family relations, crimes, courtroom, society, parents and children, interracial relations, murder, racism, legal, tragedy, courtroom drama, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Night Of (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 525 min.
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, dark, bleak ...
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, justice, secrets, vengeance, violent, murder trial, murder investigation, jail, plot twist, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
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12 Angry Men (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During the trial of a man accused of his father's murder, a lone juror takes a stand against the guilty verdict handed down by the others as a result of their preconceptions and prejudices. The film is adapted by Reginald Rose from his own 1957 ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, talky, clever, psychological ...
Plot: jury, courtroom drama, legal action, murder, trial, revelation, argument, evidence, lawyer, doubts and hesitations, uncover truth, social differences ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Matlock (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Matlock is an American television legal drama, starring Andy Griffith in the title role of criminal defense attorney Ben Matlock. The show, produced by The Fred Silverman Company, Dean Hargrove Productions, Viacom Productions and Paramount ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, legal, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, legal action, mystery, elderly, who done it, power relations, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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80%
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 11K
Shark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Notorious Los Angeles defense attorney Sebastian Stark becomes disillusioned with his career after his successful defense of a wife-abuser results in the wife's death. After more than a month trying to come to grips with his situation, he is ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: trial, false accusation, interrogation, courtroom, district attorney, murder, office, lawyer, anger, evidence, testimony, prosecutor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Whole Truth (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: As District Attorney Kathryn Peale and defense attorney Jimmy Nolan rally their teams around their arguments and prepare to go head-to-head in the the courtroom, they make frantic moves and countermoves of complex legal wrangling to tilt justice in ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, district attorney, lawyer, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, buried truth, rivalry, ambition, legal action, power relations, ego clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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71%
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Justice (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Justice is an American legal drama produced by Jerry Bruckheimer that aired on Fox in the USA and CTV in Canada. The series also aired on Warner Channel in Latin America, Nine Network in Australia, and on TV2 In New Zealand. It first was broadcast ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, captivating
Plot: lawyer, law firm, jury, trial, media circus, legal investigation, legal, rivalry, courtroom drama, celebrity culture, innocence, weakness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Law & Order: LA (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and developed by Blake Masters, it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: law and order, legal, police investigation, legal action, murder, district attorney, courtroom drama, legal investigation, partners against crime, law enforcement, workplace, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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67%
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Reckless (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gorgeous Yankee litigator and a charming southern attorney must hide their intense mutual attraction as a police sex scandal threatens to tear the city of Charleston, S.C. apart.  
Style: realistic, sexy, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: courtroom, opposites attract, hotshot lawyer, lawyers and clients, crimes, courtroom drama, legal, lawyer, love and romance, romance, friendship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Law & Order (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever ...
Plot: crime investigation, lawyer, evidence, law and order, police, legal, courtroom, police investigation, murder, homicide detective, rivalry, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Jake and the Fatman (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jake and the Fatman is a television crime drama starring William Conrad as prosecutor J. L. "Fatman" McCabe and Joe Penny as investigator Jake Styles. The series ran on CBS for five seasons from 1987 to 1992. Diagnosis: Murder was a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: investigation, police investigation, private detective, fighting crime, hotshot lawyer, law enforcement, partners, deadly, jury, legal, courtroom, legal investigation ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: hawaii, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Practice (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Practice is an American legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston law firm. Running for eight seasons on ABC from 1997 to 2004, the show won the Emmy in 1998 and 1999 for Best Drama Series, and ...
Style: tense, realistic, clever, serious, stylized
Plot: law firm, courtroom, lawyer, social problems, courtroom drama, moral dilemma, crimes, lawyers and clients, dedicated lawyer, workplace, injustice, legal ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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53%
Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Law & Order: Trial by Jury is an American television drama about criminal trials set in New York City. It was the third spin-off from the long-running Law & Order. The show's almost exclusive focus was on the criminal trial of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, law and order, dedicated lawyer, workplace situations, crimes, legal action, legal investigation, crime, police station, sexual abuse, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are ...
Style: clever, captivating, tense, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: police detective, sex crime, lawyer, police, police investigation, danger, sexual abuse, crimes, law and order, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Murder of Mary Phagan (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 251 min.
Story: The Murder of Mary Phagan, a 1987 two-part TV miniseries made by Orion Pictures Corporation and distributed by National Broadcasting Company (NBC), is a dramatization of the story of Leo Frank, a factory manager charged and convicted with murdering ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: murder, factory, anti semitism, false accusation, courtroom drama, legal investigation, uncover truth, life is a bitch, legal action, dedicated lawyer, racism, media ...
Time: 1910s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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L.A. Law (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: L.A. Law is an American television legal drama series that ran for eight seasons on NBC from September 15, 1986, to May 19, 1994. Created by Steven Bochco and Terry Louise Fisher, it contained many of Bochco's trademark features including a ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, clever
Plot: law firm, lawsuit, courtroom drama, lawyer, workplace, hypocrisy, high priced lawyer, dedicated lawyer, workplace situations, legal action, boss and employee, lawyers and clients ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, captivating, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, legal, judge, murder, courtroom, mind game, arrest, manipulations, jury, trial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Find Me Guilty (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.
Style: realistic, captivating, witty, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: mafia, courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, crime, legal action, criminal heroes, outsmarting, gangsters, court case, jury, judge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
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50%
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The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police station, fighting crime, police detective, crime, law enforcement, partners, society, workplace situations, inspector, police, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, bleak
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, crimes, legal, manipulations, teachers and students, court case, law student, defense attorney, college, lgbt, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Aquarius (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.
Style: stylized, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, missing person, police detective, police investigation, crimes, murder, hippie, policewoman, police, interrogation, nickname, lawyer ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Defenders (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series that ran on CBS from 1961–1965. It starred E. G. Marshall and Robert Reed as father-and-son defense attorneys who specialized in legally complex cases, with defendants such as neo-Nazis, ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, lawyers and clients, workplace situations, parents and children, workplace, defense attorney, family relations, legal, society, parent child relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 471
Kavanagh QC (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Story: Kavanagh QC is a British television series made by Central Television for ITV between 1995 and 2001. It is often repeated on ITV3, and series 1–6 are available on Region 2 DVDs. The series starred John Thaw as barrister James Kavanagh QC who ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, judge, crimes, rivalry, courtroom drama, society, power relations, family relations, rebellion, prostitute, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 4K
Quincy M.E. (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Quincy, M.E. is an American television series from Universal Studios that aired from October 3, 1976, to September 5, 1983, on NBC. It stars Jack Klugman in the title role, a Los Angeles County medical examiner. Inspired by the book Where Death ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sincere, realistic
Plot: murder, coroner, crime, crimes, legal, law enforcement, police detective, partners against crime, uncover truth, anti heroes, life is a bitch, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.4
 31K
Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, loner, law enforcement, danger, crimes, riddles and clues, coworker, police investigation, determination, superior officer, evidence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.1
 26K
Damages (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by the writing and production trio of Daniel Zelman and brothers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler. The plot revolves around the brilliant, ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes and her protégée, ...
Style: clever, rough, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: lawyer, legal investigation, powerful corporation, hotshot lawyer, trial, dishonesty, workplace, power relations, manipulations, legal action, corporate crimes, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Scene of the Crime (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tatort is a long-running German/Austrian/Swiss, crime television series set in various parts of these countries. The show is broadcast on the channels of ARD in Germany, ORF 2 in Austria and SF1 in Switzerland. The first episode was broadcast on ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, witty, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime investigation, police, fighting crime, danger, police investigation, riddles and clues, police station, law enforcement, deadly, murder, police detective, police protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 28K
Blue Bloods (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police chief, family life, family relations, family tradition, law enforcement, police brutality, police detective, crimes, price of justice, police commissioner, police protagonist, female detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 849
Conviction (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A fast-paced character-oriented story, focuses on the lives and loves of the young assistant district attorneys in New York, following their career paths as these passionate but naive ADAs are confronted with tough, emotional cases that challenge ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, thought provoking
Plot: lawyer, partners against crime, legal investigation, corporate crimes, legal action, crime, dedicated lawyer, legal, sexual abuse, workplace, creator, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
New York Undercover (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: New York Undercover is an American police drama that aired on the Fox television network from 1994 to 1998. The series stars Malik Yoba as Detective J.C. Williams and Michael DeLorenzo as Detective Eddie Torres, two undercover detectives in New York ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: law enforcement, crimes, society, criminal heroes, city life, working undercover, gang, police detective, police, violence, black cop, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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