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Mutiny (1999)
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Mutiny
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fact-based story about 300 predominantly black sailors who were killed on July 17, 1944 while loading munitions on a ship in San Francisco. Three weeks later, 50 survivors were court-martialed for refusing to load another shipment. The men cited the Navy's lack of care for their safety.
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: legal action, ship, courtroom drama, military life, racism, injustice, fighting the system, dishonesty, legal, military, society, power relations, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, soldier, army investigation, human spirit, officers and cadets, law enforcement, rebellion, boot camp, disobey, congressional hearing, basic training, u.s. senator ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: san francisco
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Judgment at Nuremberg
Drama, War
USA
186 min.
 8.2
The Hill
Drama, War
UK
123 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about life is a bitch, courtroom drama, society, legal, military, power relations and dedicated lawyer mostly in Drama, War and Crime genres. Some movies like Mutiny: The Winston Affair (1964), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), Miss Evers' Boys (1997), The Hill (1965), The Mark of Cain (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Winston Affair
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a remote jungle outpost in the Far Eastern theater of World War II, a hotheaded American soldier murders an allied British sergeant in cold blood. Stalwart American Lt. Colonel Barney Adams (Mitchum) is dispatched to defend him in the ensuing ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, soldier, crime, legal investigation, courtroom drama, war, military life, wartime life, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Place: asia, india
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The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A full-length adaptation, originally staged as a play, of the court-martial segment from the novel "The Caine Mutiny".
Style: biting, serious, talky, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, ship, mentally unstable, ocean or sea, war, courtroom, army investigation, leadership, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, military life ...
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System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
Judgment at Nuremberg
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 186 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, bleak, dramatic ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, holocaust, genocide, german, war, idealism, nazi, redemption, jewish, nazis, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1940s, 1960s ...
Place: germany, europe, poland
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System:   87%
    User:   100%
 
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Miss Evers' Boys
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of the US Government's 1932 Tuskeegee Syphilis Experiments, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, mentally challenged, war, uncover truth, human spirit, idealism, doctors and patients, racism, interracial relations, courtroom drama, social decay, injustice ...
Time: 40s, 70s, year 1973
Place: alabama, usa
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System:   70%
    User:   80%
 
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The Hill
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: North Africa, World War II. British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline. It's not a military objective. It's The Hill, a manmade instrument of torture, a tower of sand seared by a ...
Style: bleak, tense, serious, rough, harsh ...
Plot: prison, desert, military, war, fighting the system, soldier, brutality, punishment, anti heroes, race issues, corruption, dialogue ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa, germany, north africa
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The Mark of Cain
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a bomb kills their company commander in Iraq, British soldiers Treacle and Shane are ordered to round up suspects and use torture on the detainees. Back home, the press gets the story and the pair achieves instant infamy.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, courtroom drama, battle zone, political unrest, racism, courtroom, wartime life, military, crimes, british army, court martial, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
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Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: legal action, death row, crime, courtroom, false accusation, prison, racism, wrongfully committed, fighting the system, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   56%
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Hart's War
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, dramatic ...
Plot: war, prison, military, courtroom drama, murder, soldier, nazi, propaganda, nazis, torture, camp, wartime ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: racism, dedicated lawyer, soldier, army investigation, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom, interracial relations, courtroom drama, discrimination, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
The Rose Garden
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In Germany, an old man attacks another old man and is arrested. The attacker refuses to speak. A female lawyer is appointed to him. She discovers that the attacker has numbers tattooed on his arm and the attacked man was a German officer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, immigrants, airport, legal action, concentration camp, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, courtroom, genocide, wartime life, against humanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   47%
 
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A film about the early life of the baseball star in the army, particulary his court-martial for insubordination regarding segragation.
Style: thought provoking, serious, talky, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: bus, sport, athlete's life, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, interracial relations, anti semitism, courtroom drama, racism, discrimination, military life, injustice ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   48%
 
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Word of Honor
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson to stand trial for murder. Tyson, confronted by an army ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: vietnam war, dedicated lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, soldier, hospital, army investigation, courtroom, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation ...
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
Incident in a Small Town
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lily and her son John live alone in a small town as her husband has been killed fighting the war in France. Or at least that is what she told John, but the arrival of Frank back in the town leads him to find out that she not only has been lying ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, small town, crime, crimes, deadly, legal, investigation, legal action, haunted by the past, small town life, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
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Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: There is no question that the Arab terrorist portrayed by Robert Davi is guilty of killing five US citizens in Barcelona. Even his lawyers have zero respect for the rabidly sociopathic Davi. But Jewish defence attorney Ron Leibman is obsessed with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, prison, protagonist as suspect, legal action, terrorism, legal investigation, terrorist, trial, professor, lawyer, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
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System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
A Soldier's Story
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the towm of Tynen, Louisiana, a black Master Sergeant is found shot to death just outside the local Army Base. A military lawyer, also a black man, is sent from Washington to conduct an investigation. Facing an uncooperative chain of command and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, dramatic, intense, realistic ...
Plot: military, investigation, murder, revenge, racism, murder mystery, army investigation, segregation, corruption, lawyer, uncover truth, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: louisiana, arkansas
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System:   47%
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Execution of Justice
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of an assassin who killed a mayor in the 1970's in what was known as the "Twinkie Defense".
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, gays and lesbians, against the rules, prison, army investigation, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, social decay, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
King & Country
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During World War I a British soldier, charged with desertion, is defended by an officer who at first despises his actions and then grows to feel sympathy for him.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: soldier, dedicated lawyer, courtroom, military, war, legal, deserter, court martial, army investigation, legal investigation, self discovery, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1917
Place: england, belgium
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System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
Nothing to Report
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Tunisia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1956, the professional army of France lacks the manpower to keep the peace in Algeria, the colony which the country is determined to hold on to at any price. For this reason, reservists are called up and subject to an intense period of training ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: military, prostitute, war, soldier, politics, anti war, military life, battles, life is a bitch, rebellion, society, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: algeria, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
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Father
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On a TV tabloid show, Iya Zetnick exposes Joe Mueller as the Nazi war criminal who killed her family. Mueller is arrested, but prevails in a trial. Zetnick breaks into his house, and kills herself in front of his family. His daughter, who had stood ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, hotel, betrayal, courtroom drama, genocide, family life, against humanity, legal, family relations, golden years, immigrants, journalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne
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System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
Prisoners of the Sun
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On an obscure Pacific Island just north of Australia, the Japanese Empire has operated a prisoner of war camp for Australian soldiers. At the close of World War II, the liberated POWs tell a gruesome tale of mass executions of over eight hundred ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: war, army investigation, captivity, courtroom, courtroom drama, island, military life, prison life, prison, wartime life, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: asia, australia, japan, indonesia
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System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
Color of Justice
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, courtroom, crime, hotshot lawyer, legal action, legal investigation, vengeance, murder, interracial relations, racism, courtroom drama, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
The Boys in Company C
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Disheartened by futile combat, appalled by the corruption of their South Vietnamese ally, and constantly endangered by the incompetence of their own company commander, the young men find a possible way out of the war. They are told that if they ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, basic training, anti heroes, hotshot hero, soldier, war, leadership, friendship, rebelliousness, officers and cadets, anti war, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
 7.9
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Breaker Morant
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from the irregular practices of the ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, war, australian, military, politics, murder, court, courtroom, british, colonialism, brutality, lawyer ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: south africa, africa, australia, england, south australia
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System:   38%
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Billy Budd
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: ship, protagonist as suspect, innocence lost, ocean or sea, rebelliousness, mutiny, false accusation, murder, military life, dishonesty, military, navy ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
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System:   38%
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Death of a Soldier
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a true story, James Coburn portrays a military lawyer assigned to defend a confessed psychotic killer. Set in the context of WWII and the uneasy US-Australian military alliance. The accused killer claims to have killed 3 women in order to ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: dedicated lawyer, serial killer, soldier, army investigation, courtroom drama, psychopath, fighting the system, politics, law enforcement, legal, military, mentally unstable ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
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Tobruk
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, desert, war, espionage, heroic mission, adventure, battles, against the odds, danger, escapades, heroes, rescue ...
Time: 40s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: africa, libya, egypt
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System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
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Afterburn
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force Captain Theodore T. Harduvel was one of the best F-16 pilots the U.S. had to ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: dealing with death, investigation, legal action, obsessive quest, righting the wronged, against the odds, dishonesty, legal, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, uncover truth ...
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System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
Camp de Thiaroye
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A historical drama based on the Thiaroye transit camp massacre, Camp de Thiaroye dismantles the myth of colonial assimilation to expose ingrained social and cultural mechanisms of racism, exploitation, and privilege. In 1944, the French army ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: soldier, racism, war, injustice, military, life is a bitch, interracial relations, culture clash, wartime life, against humanity, confined, society ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: africa, france
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System:   35%
    User:   30%
 

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The Incident
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the town's only doctor (Barnard Hughes) dies while at ...
Style: talky, serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, war, legal action, prison, moral dilemma, courtroom drama, small town, against humanity, legal, society, friendship, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: colorado, usa
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System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
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God on Trial
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Jewish tradition of arguing with God, Jewish prisoners in Auschwitz decide to put God on Trial.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, human nature, anti semitism, concentration camp, genocide, religions or cults, against humanity, auschwitz, debate, life is a bitch, society, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, poland, germany, israel
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System:   35%
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