Movies and TV shows like Just Cause 2001

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Just Cause (2001)
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Just Cause (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Just Cause is an award-winning Canadian legal drama television series produced by Mind's Eye Entertainment. Filming was done in Vancouver, British Columbia but the series is set in San Francisco, California.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: law firm, warden, parole officer, legal investigation, righting the wronged, dishonesty, missing person, legal action, life is a bitch, starting over, legal, rivalry, wrongful conviction, lawyer, justice, female lawyer, ex convict, wrongfully committed
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa

Most similar movies to Just Cause

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about legal, crimes, lawyer, rivalry, courtroom, crime and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Just Cause: Justice (2006), In Justice (2006), The Guardian (2001), Damages (2007), Perry Mason (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Justice (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: law firm, lawyer, female lawyer, courtroom drama, jury, trial, media circus, legal investigation, innocence, rivalry, legal, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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In Justice (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In Justice is an American television police procedural created by Michelle King and Robert King. The series began airing on Sunday, January 1, 2006 on ABC as a midseason replacement and assumed its regular night and time on Friday, January 6, 2006 ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: wrongful conviction, lawyer, evidence, false accusation, witness, courtroom, legal, release from prison, attorney, murder, righting the wronged, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, oakland california
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74%
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The Guardian (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately, the high life has gotten the best of Nick. Arrested for drug use, he's sentenced to do 1,500 hours of community service, somehow to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lawyer, law firm, legal, child in peril, custody, rivalry, society, friendship, hotshot lawyer, father son relationship, social worker, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
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73%
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Damages (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, trial, female lawyer, murder, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, legal, corporate crimes, manipulation, power relations, workplace, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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62%
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Perry Mason (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1932 Los Angeles, the series focuses on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason. Living check-to-check as a low-rent private investigator, Mason is haunted by his wartime experiences in France and suffering the effects of a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, lawyer, courtroom drama, investigation, origin story, courtroom, perry mason, murder, false accusation, legal action, dishonesty, police corruption ...
Time: 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa
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59%
The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In order to be reinstated to the bar and recover custody of her daughter, a hotshot lawyer, now in recovery and on probation, must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: legal investigation, rehabilitation, injustice, courtroom, family problems, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, police corruption, courtroom drama, false accusation, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Whole Truth (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: district attorney, legal action, lawyer, rivalry, lawyers and clients, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, ego clash, legal, buried truth, jury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Unbowed (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of Kim Kyung-ho, a math professor who was arrested for shooting a crossbow at the presiding judge of his appeal against unfair dismissal.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, mathematics, life is a bitch, legal investigation, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, injustice, legal action, society, judge, courtroom, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Harry's Law (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Harriet, Matthew and Malcolm couldn't be any more different, but when they cross paths, they realize they're all looking for a fresh start. The most unlikely of people are starting a law practice in the most unlikely of places -- a rundown ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: law firm, lawyer, courtroom, starting over, courtroom drama, workplace, legal action, legal, partners, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cincinnati ohio
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52%
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Guns (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: A high profile arms dealer comes under increased police scrutiny when his teenage son is implicated in the murder of a senator's father. British expatriate Paul Duguid (Colm Feore) is an international arms dealer accredited by numerous ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: society, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, who to trust, family relations, city life, police detective, arms dealer, gangsters, arms dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Firm (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a young associate, Mitchell McDeere brought down the prestigious Memphis law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, which operated as a front for the Chicago mob -- and his life was never the same. After a difficult decade, which included a stay ...
Style: serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: law firm, lawyer, moral dilemma, workplace, dishonesty, legal investigation, haunted by the past, crimes, legal, witness protection, family man, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Conviction (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: rough, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: lawyer, law enforcement, fighting the system, police detective, courtroom drama, society, workplace, legal, rivalry, fighting crime, sexual abuse, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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48%
Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, protagonist as suspect, mystery, false accusation, crimes, dishonesty, crime, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Made in Jersey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A young working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete among her pedigreed Manhattan colleagues at a prestigious New York law firm.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, talky
Plot: law firm, lawyer, workplace, lawsuit, ambition, legal, workplace situations, jury, rivalry, society, strong female presence, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
100 Centre Street (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 100 Centre Street is an American legal drama created by Sidney Lumet and starring Alan Arkin, Val Avery, Bobby Cannavale, Joel de la Fuente and Paula Devicq.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking, gloomy
Plot: courtroom, legal action, dedicated lawyer, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, legal, workplace situations, lawsuit, jury, cop witness relations, judge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Low Winter Sun (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Low Winter Sun is an American television drama series developed by Chris Mundy, starring Mark Strong and Lennie James. The series premiered on August 11, 2013, on AMC, with the first season consisting of ten episodes. It is based upon the 2006 ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder, vengeance, right and wrong, perfect crime, police corruption, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, graphic violence, the underworld ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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45%
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Dark Justice (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Justice is an American crime drama about a judge that turns into a vigilante by night in order to bring to justice high-level offenders that use technicalities to "escape" the legal system. The role of Judge Nicholas Marshall was ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: vigilante, judge, legal action, vigilantism, innocence lost, vengeance, crimes, against the rules, rivalry, legal, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 90s
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44%
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Shark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: hotshot lawyer, murder, trial, lawyer, false accusation, prosecutor, evidence, crimes, uncover truth, testimony, team, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Follow the Money (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 'Deceived' is about economic crime. About what happens to people when greed and ambition corrupts. The series exposeses viewers into economic crimes complex world. In the banks, the stock exchange and in boardrooms.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corporate crimes, cons and scams, price of justice, uncover truth, investigation, legal, legal investigation, dishonesty, hopes, greed, police detective, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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41%
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The Client (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Client is an American television series that aired on CBS from September 18, 1995 to August 16, 1996. The series was based on the 1994 film The Client, itself adapted from the 1993 John Grisham novel also of the same name.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: custody, law firm, power relations, kids in trouble, family problems, legal, legal action, dedicated lawyer, parents and children, alcohol abuse, lawyer, recovering alcoholic ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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38%
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Reckless (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: sexy, realistic, tense, serious, touching ...
Plot: courtroom, opposites attract, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, crimes, hotshot lawyer, legal, lawyer, love and romance, dishonesty, friendship, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
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37%
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Love/Hate (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Modern-day underworld characters Nidge and John Boy wrestle for control of Dublin's illicit drug trade in this forceful crime drama.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: organized crime, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, crimes, ex convict, rivalry, gang, gang war, addiction, outlaw, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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35%
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Widows (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 273 min.
TV show
Story: The widows of three men killed while trying to steal a famous painting, join forces to find their husband's killers and finish off the job of stealing the painting.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, adventure, vengeance, betrayal, deadly, rivalry, track down, widow, dishonesty, crime gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston
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35%
Movie in collections
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Fairly Legal (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Kate Reed is a firm believer that justice can always be found--even if it's not always in the courtroom. Once a lawyer at her family's esteemed San Francisco firm, Kate's frustration with the legal system led her to a new career as a ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: female lawyer, law firm, boss and employee, family relations, death of parent, starting over, introspection, workplace situations, parents and children, workplace, career change, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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34%
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The Division (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Division is an American crime drama television series created by Deborah Joy LeVine and starring Bonnie Bedelia. The series focused on a team of women police officers in the San Francisco Police Department. The series premiered on Lifetime on ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, semi serious
Plot: police, crimes, crime, policewoman, partners against crime, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, rivalry, justice, team, partnership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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34%
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Salvation (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A young law student finds his strongly held ideals clashing with the work he has to undertake, leading to a crisis of confidence in this 2001 Bollywood feature from director Ashok Mehta.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic
Plot: fighting the system, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, law enforcement, life is a bitch, legal, rebellion, dishonesty, crimes, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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North Square (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: North Square is an award-winning British television drama series written by Peter Moffat and broadcast by Channel 4 at the end of 2000. Starring an ensemble cast, including Phil Davis, Rupert Penry-Jones, Helen McCrory and Kevin McKidd, the ...
Style: tense, clever, suspenseful, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, lawyer, law firm, legal investigation, legal, workaholic, uninhibited rivalry, scapegoat, jury, rivalry, ambition, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
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33%
Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, courtroom drama, fighting crime, workplace, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, police station, sexual abuse, lawsuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Proven Innocent (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Madeline Scott, a fierce and uncompromising lawyer with a hunger for justice, runs an underdog criminal defense firm. There is no one who understands the power of setting an innocent person free more than Madeline. At age 18, she was wrongfully ...
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: women's prison, wrongful conviction, lawyer, innocent, hotshot lawyer, ex convict, evidence, career, help, court, mystery, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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32%
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Shattered (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Shattered is a Canadian police procedural series created by Rick Drew. The main character is a tough, smart homicide detective in Vancouver who suffers from dissociative identity disorder, also known as multiple personality disorder. His wife Ella ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, mental illness, fighting crime, partners against crime, police investigation, deadly, dissociative identity disorder, split personality, law enforcement, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vancouver, canada
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31%