Movies like Misconduct

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Misconduct (2016)
 5.3
 16K
Misconduct (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ambitious lawyer finds himself caught in a power struggle between a corrupt pharmaceutical executive and his firm’s senior partner. When the case takes a deadly turn, he must race to uncover the truth before he loses everything.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lawyer, police, criminal, ransom, pharmaceutical company, investigation, corporation, threat, false accusation, evidence, corporate crimes, car, hitman, blonde, suicide, girlfriend, kidnapping, theft, security guard, dead, pills, voyeur, frame up, lust, disco ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Misconduct

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspenseful, suspense and realistic films with plots about murder, crimes, investigation, police, death, police investigation and chase mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Misconduct: Fracture (2007), The Whole Truth (2016), Awakening the Zodiac (2017), City Hall (1996), Michael Clayton (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 199K
Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, intellectual, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: murder mystery, mind game, investigation, courtroom drama, manipulation, lawyer, legal investigation, obsession, adultery, outsmarting, perfect crime, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Whole Truth (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A defense attorney works to get his teenage client acquitted of murdering his wealthy father.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense, rough ...
Plot: lawyer, defense attorney, murder, death of father, teenager, lie, widow, mother son relationship, family relations, legal action, patricide, cheating wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Awakening the Zodiac (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story follows a down-on-their-luck couple who discovers a serial killer's film reels. They decide to take the law into their own hands, risking everything for the chance at a $100,000 reward. It isn't long until they find themselves in ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, reward, homicidal maniac, killing spree, murder mystery, uncover truth, psycho killer, murder, crimes, police, murderer, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 20K
City Hall (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, suspense, talky ...
Plot: investigation, political corruption, conspiracy, police, mayor, crimes, society, uncover truth, corruption, murder, mafia, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 7.2
 162K
Michael Clayton (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: lawyer, law firm, legal, murder, lawsuit, divorce, guilt, cover up, scandal, crimes, corruption, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, milwaukee wisconsin, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 40K
Sea of Love (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a colleague. Joining up with an officer from another part of town to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, police, police detective, femme fatale, newspaper, crimes, sexual relations, partners against crime, law enforcement, who done it ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The White Orchid (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy and reserved, Claire Decker, 30ish, is a part-time investigator for Social Services. Typically, she solves cases where senior citizens have died alone, leaving no indication of who must handle their estate. This time however, Claire is ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Plot: disguise, murder, investigation, femme fatale, female protagonist, crimes, death, chase, brutality, police, lesbian, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 87K
Righteous Kill (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two veteran New York City detectives work to identify the possible connection between a recent murder and a case they believe they solved years ago; is there a serial killer on the loose, and did they perhaps put the wrong person behind bars?
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, vigilantism, law enforcement, mind game, partners, partners against crime, fighting crime, revenge, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.9
 75K
88 Minutes (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A college professor who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI, receives a death threat claiming he has only 88 minutes to live.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, tense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, fbi, murder, manipulation, death threat, death, frame up, forensics, paranoia, crimes, torture, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1997
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 266K
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: twist ending, tense, disturbing, neo noir, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, pedophile, disappearance, missing child, life is a bitch, private detective, tragic event, death, kidnapped child, crimes, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
...and justice for all. (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. But if he doesn't do it, the judge will have him disbarred.
Style: suspense, realistic, disturbing, captivating, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, fighting the system, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, legal, lawyers and clients, injustice, price of justice, moral dilemma, legal action, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 8K
Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, investigation, police, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, snitch, rivalry, swamp, criminal's revenge, informant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, neo noir, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, political corruption, police, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 312
Kept (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dead bodies are piling up, and the leads the two LA homicide cops have point to Barbara, business manager for a successful architectural firm she runs with her husband Lance. The dead men were interns at the firm, and each of them was Barbara's ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: erotica, murder, investigation, police, corpse, lust, architect, serial killer, sex scene, murder suspect, sex, voyeur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 5K
The Show (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An unsettling look at reality television, where a disturbing game show has its contestants ending their lives for the public's enjoyment.
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: tv host, suicide, television, reality, life risking, most dangerous game, game of death, brother sister relationship, risk, mind game, murder, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, false accusation, mystery, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, female star appears nude, legal, life is a bitch, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 211K
Carlito's Way (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of NYC.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, nightclub, tragic hero, drug dealing, prison, ex convict, drug lord, disco, crimes, haunted by the past, starting over ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 30K
Unknown (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, kidnapping, hostage, ransom, murder, confined, loss of friend, suicide, mystery, race against time, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Little Things (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder investigation, investigation, police, serial murder, missing person, society, murder, chase, deputy sheriff, police station ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 4K
Grudge (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ahead of a promotion, a police chief becomes entangled in a deadly incident and uncovers an intrigue fueled by grudge that threatens his colleagues.
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, confusing, psychological ...
Plot: murderer, criminal, police officer, secret, murder, killings, murder mystery, mystery, homicide detective, murder investigation, investigation, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Life Not to Follow (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Neo-Noir film told in three interlacing chapters: Eric is a dead man and he knows it. Death is imminent and he must make amends for his past sins, by killing those who wronged him, no matter the price: A wiseguy willing to do anything to move up ...
Style: neo noir, dark, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, revenge, police, criminal, city, mob boss, murder, family relations, mafia, stripper, violence, mexican standoff ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 287K
Insomnia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, dark, bleak, twist ending ...
Plot: police investigation, insomnia, investigator, murder, small town, guilt, fbi, snow, investigation, police corruption, murderer, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 8K
Blink (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she doesn't "remember" what she's seen until later. One night ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, twist ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, blindness, investigation, woman in danger, stalking, police detective, female protagonist, strong female character, police investigation, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.6
 35K
True Crime (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Plot: death sentence, death row, race against time, investigation, false accusation, journalism, crimes, uncover truth, lethal injection, journal, lawyer, car accident ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, oakland california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 60K
Solace (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A psychic doctor, John Clancy, works with an FBI special agent in search of a serial killer.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychic, psychology, investigation, police investigation, supernatural, fbi, murder, chase, crimes, premonition, brutality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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, twists and turns, captivating, serious, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, legal investigation, court, murder, hotshot lawyer, mind game, legal, judge, crimes, arrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, kidnapping, serial killer, investigation, crimes, murder of wife, mafia, haunted by the past, drug dealer, corpse, ransom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, year 1991 ...
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 53K
Breakdown (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, ransom, uncover truth, highway, chase, kidnapping, gang, deception, truck driver, woman in danger, couples, surveillance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, arizona, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 265K
Red Dragon (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, cannibalism, investigation, split personality, murder, fbi, cruelty, reporter, crimes, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: birmingham alabama, baltimore, atlanta georgia, florida, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, cannibalism, investigation, psychology, maniac, brutality, profiler, fbi, killings ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, memphis, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%