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The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
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: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: murder, anthology, crimes, crime investigation, criminal, police, courtroom drama, legal, celebrity, society, flashback, district attorney, murder trial, racism, trial, maniac, testimony, witness, legal action, courtroom, legal investigation, lawyer, deadly, crime, jury ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, europe, beverly hills, california, los angeles
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Crime, Drama
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46 min.
 8.7
The Night Of
Crime, Drama
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60 min.
 8.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, crime, lawyer, courtroom, justice and courtroom drama mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: American Crime (2015), Bosch (2014), Guilty (2011), Blue Bloods (2010), Shark (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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American Crime
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: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, crimes, family relations, interracial relations, tragedy, society, parents and children, murder, racism, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.4
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Bosch
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: law enforcement, loner, police detective, police investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, danger, determination, coworker, murder, murder trial, superior officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Guilty
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: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: legal action, realism, courtroom drama, false accusation, courtroom, prison, injustice, life turned upside down, legal, police brutality, broken family, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, flanders
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    User:   62%
 
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 7.5
 27K
Blue Bloods
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: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police chief, law enforcement, family life, crimes, family relations, investigation, police brutality, police detective, police protagonist, price of justice, family tradition, district attorney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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System:   70%
    User:   65%
 
 7.1
 11K
Shark
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: serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 8.6
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The Night Of
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 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: serious, tense, suspense, dark, bleak ...
Plot: crime, murder, investigation, justice, secrets, vengeance, violent, plot twist, lawyer, corruption, drugs, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Sacco & Vanzetti
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of two anarchists who were charged and unfairly tried for murder when it was really for their political convictions.
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Plot: immigrants, legal action, social differences, injustice, legal, society, anarchist, life is a bitch, politics, courtroom drama, death row, fighting the system ...
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Place: usa, massachusetts
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    User:   66%
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, law and order, fighting crime, police, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, sexual abuse, crime, lawyer, legal action, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, new york
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System:   67%
    User:   72%
 
Better Call Saul
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: lawyer, dishonesty, legal, family relations, hotshot lawyer, brother brother relationship, gangsters, ambition, moral dilemma, workplace situations, lawyer client relationship, private investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   64%
 
 7.9
 12K
12 Angry Men
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: talky, clever, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: idealism, murder, courtroom drama, court, justice, prejudice, courtroom, legal action, realism, jury, culture clash, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   75%
 
Omar Killed Me
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the summer of 1991 an elderly woman Ghislaine Marchal is found murdered in the basement of her home with the message "Omar M'a Tuer" (Omar has kill me) written beside in her own blood. Despite a lack of forensic or DNA evidence, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: false accusation, injustice, crimes, prison, courtroom, legal, life is a bitch, amateur detective, investigation, immigrants, social misfits, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1994, year 1991
Place: europe, france, french riviera, cannes
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System:   64%
    User:   53%
 
 8.3
 11K
Shahid
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This compelling drama tells the remarkable true story of slain human rights activist Shahid Azmi, who became a powerful voice against the intercommunal violence that has engulfed Mumbai since the early 1990s.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: dedicated lawyer, human spirit, hopes, legal, society, courtroom drama, religions or cults, injustice, life is a bitch, muslim, false arrest, social activist ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: asia, india, pakistan
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System:   63%
    User:   65%
 
 7.1
 15K
Infamous
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: talky, witty, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, obsession, friendship, investigation, book, writer's life, drinking, manipulation, storytelling, writing, small town, homosexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa, new york, mexico, manhattan new york city
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System:   61%
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True Believer
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eddie Dodd is a burnt out former civil rights lawyer who now specializes in defending drug dealers. Roger Baron, newly graduated from law school, has followed Eddie's great cases and now wants to learn at his feet. With Roger's idealistic ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: crime, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, corruption, prison, neo noir, legal action, murder, murder mystery, mentor, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, california, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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Blow
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: realistic, stylized, gloomy, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug addiction, crime, drug abuse, marijuana, organized crime, greed, corruption, friendship, drugs, rise and fall, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: california, latin america, colombia, mexico, boston ...
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    User:   65%
 
American History X
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, redemption, prison, xenophobia, brutality, revenge, crime, skinhead, prejudice, racial slur, blacks and whites, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, venice beach california
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System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
How to Get Away with Murder
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, law student, court case, crimes, legal, courtroom, defense attorney, power relations, manipulations, teachers and students, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
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    User:   65%
 
 6.1
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Devil's Knot
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, police investigation, crime, murder, courtroom, private detective, lawyer, murder mystery, pornography, justice, courtroom drama, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: arkansas, memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   70%
 
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 108K
Boyz n the Hood
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.
Style: realistic, tense, gloomy, serious, intense ...
Plot: hip hop, friendship, coming of age, poverty, violence, gangster, drugs, revenge, tragedy, storytelling, vengeance, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1984 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, cuba, south central los angeles
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System:   58%
    User:   61%
 
No One Killed Jessica
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A reporter teams up with the sister of a murdered model in order to bring her case justice.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, murder, courtroom, bollywood, crime, fighting the system, crimes, dishonesty, legal, media, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   47%
 
Hap and Leonard
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A darkly comic swamp noir story of two best friends set in the late 1980s. Based on the novels by Joe R. Lansdale, the series follows Hap Collins, an East Texas white boy with a weakness for Southern women, and Leonard Pine, a gay, black Vietnam vet ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious, bad taste humour ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, bounty hunter, small town, interracial relations, racism, crime, fighting crime, justice, flashback, escapades, society, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   66%
 
 6.6
 19K
Hoffa
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Jack Nicholson's portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro (Danny DeVito). The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President Roosevelt all the way to a conclusion ...
Style: serious, captivating, factual, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gangsters, politics, mafia, organized crime, corruption, violence, rise and fall, betrayal, murder, crime, conspiracy, prison ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: michigan, usa, new jersey, new york, detroit ...
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System:   58%
    User:   66%
 
Secrets and Lies
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police investigation, protagonist as suspect, murder, mystery, who done it, law enforcement, disorder, dishonesty, danger, life turned upside down, family relations, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   62%
 
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 7.7
 15K
Graceland
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, rookie, undercover, special agents, crimes, fighting crime, coworker relationship, verbal byplay, working undercover, danger, drug dealer, temperamental ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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System:   57%
    User:   66%
 
 7.7
 28K
Law & Order
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: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, lawyer, fighting crime, courtroom, legal action, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, police, law and order, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   57%
    User:   52%
 
The Glass Shield
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. His only real friend is the other new trooper, the ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: police corruption, crime, police investigation, racism, murder, police, corruption, tough law enforcer, cancer, police station, legal action, courtroom drama ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   56%
 
 6.9
 150K
Black Mass
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, corruption, organized crime, violence, brutality, fbi, police corruption, murder, gangster, mafia, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1981, year 2011, year 1985 ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey, santa monica california
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System:   57%
    User:   67%
 
Freedom Writers
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, idealism, holocaust, teacher, mentor, dedicated educator, racism, hip hop, survival, sacrifice, teachers and students, urban ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   63%
 

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Bonnie & Clyde
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is a two-part film about two Depression-era outlaws, starring Emile Hirsch as Clyde Barrow and Holliday Grainger as Bonnie Parker. It is based on the true story of Clyde Barrow, a charismatic convicted armed robber who sweeps Bonnie ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, on the road, murderous pair, lovers on the run, heist, crimes, partners, fugitives, gang, violence spree, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   48%
 
The Whole Truth
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: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, district attorney, hotshot lawyer, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, ambition, lawyer, legal, rivalry, ego clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   68%
 
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