Movies and TV shows like Rumpole of the Bailey

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Rumpole of the Bailey (1978)
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Rumpole of the Bailey (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rumpole of the Bailey is a British television series created and written by the British writer and barrister John Mortimer. It stars Leo McKern as Horace Rumpole, an aging London barrister who defends any and all clients, and has been spun off into a series of short stories, novels, and radio programmes.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, witty
Plot: courtroom, legal, jury, dentist, drowning, crimes, couple relations, legal action, crime, legal investigation, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, workplace, dedicated lawyer, golden years, hotshot lawyer, uncover truth, courtroom drama, workplace situations, power relations, mystery, chef, lawyer, restaurant ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 1960s, year 1992 ...
Place: england, europe, london

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Most similar movies to Rumpole of the Bailey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and clever films and TV series with plots about crime, crimes, murder, law enforcement, deadly, mystery and legal mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Rumpole of the Bailey: Kavanagh QC (1995), Janet King (2014), Matlock (1986), Law & Order: UK (2009), Criminal Justice (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 529
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, power relations, family relations, rebellion, courtroom drama, society, legal, rivalry, prostitute, vigilantism, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
 7.8
 1K
Janet King (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Senior Prosecutor Janet King returns from maternity leave to confront a high-profile murder, and a conspiracy which will have shocking ramifications throughout the judicial system.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, clever
Plot: courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, ambition, boss and employee, legal action, workplace situations, workplace, legal, murder, courtroom, child birth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 6K
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, clever, serious ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, legal, courtroom drama, mystery, legal action, elderly, legal investigation, murder, jury ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Law & Order: UK (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Adapted from the hit US series, Law & Order: UK follows a team of police detectives and prosecutors representing the public interest in the criminal justice system.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: courtroom, police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, workplace, crime, cop witness relations, legal, punishment, judge, power relations, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Criminal Justice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: The worst thing Ben has ever done is, tonight, he takes his Dad's black cab out without his permission. But that's not why Ben ends the evening in a police cell. What looked to be a spontaneous evening of fun with a sexy stranger, Melanie, ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, legal investigation, crime, parents and children, deadly, prison life, murder, prison, judge, jury, legal, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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42%
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: hotshot lawyer, murder, lawyer, crimes, false accusation, uncover truth, prosecutor, evidence, testimony, trial, team, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspenseful, thought provoking, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, law and order, sexual abuse, police station, courtroom drama, crimes, hotshot lawyer, partners against crime, legal, ex law enforcer, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Touch of Frost (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Touch of Frost is a television detective series produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV from 1992 until 2010, initially based on the Frost novels by R.D. Wingfield. Writing credit for the three episodes in the first 1992 series went to Richard ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, witty, realistic, clever ...
Plot: mystery, police detective, partner, widower, police, riddles and clues, respect, superior, goodhearted, overbearing, rivalry, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 2K
Murder One (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Theodore 'Teddy' Hoffman is a highly-regarded defense attorney in a prestigious Los Angeles law firm. Having successfully defended the wealthy but suspicious Richard Cross in a much-publicised murder trial, he is now involved in the ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: legal, lawyer, murder, law firm, couple relations, workplace situations, crime, hotshot lawyer, boss and employee, investigation, couples, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Silent Witness (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, bloody ...
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, mystery, danger, partners, law enforcement, murder, crime investigation, medical profession, investigation, workplace situations, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7K
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, serious, clever, stylized
Plot: law firm, courtroom, lawyer, moral dilemma, courtroom drama, social problems, crimes, hotshot lawyer, lawyers and clients, dishonesty, legal, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 852
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, thought provoking, serious, rough
Plot: lawyer, corporate crimes, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, partners against crime, legal investigation, workplace situations, crime, crimes, legal action, witnessing a crime, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Perry investigates the murder of a former madam and uncovers a multimillion dollar banking fraud in the process.
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, rough, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crimes, life is a bitch, uncover truth, legal investigation, cons and scams, crime, courtroom drama, mind game, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A British crime drama based on the "Dalziel and Pascoe" series of books by Reginald Hill, set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Wetherton. The unlikely duo of politically incorrect elephant-in-a-china-shop-copper Detective Superintendent ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, witty
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, police investigation, crime, riddles and clues, forensics, law enforcement, partners, unlikely partners, crimes, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: law and order, murder, legal action, police investigation, legal, law enforcement, courtroom, power relations, courtroom drama, district attorney, fighting crime, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman suddenly disappears after an early morning walk, and her husband is accused of murder.
Style: realistic, clever, suspenseful, talky, cynical ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, wrong place wrong time, righting the wronged, investigation, false accusation, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, private detective, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Perry Mason Returns (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When his former secretary (Barbara Hale) is accused of a murder, Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) gives up a judgeship to defend her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic, tense
Plot: courtroom, private detective, false accusation, crime, boss and employee, crimes, law enforcement, courtroom drama, legal action, legal, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 3K
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, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, crime, police station, workplace situations, society, police detective, partners, law enforcement, inspector, police, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Della's friend is accused of murdering a rival fashion magazine editor.
Style: suspenseful, serious, clever, mind bending, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, witnessing a crime, riddles and clues, who done it, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, obsessive quest, crime, track down, crimes, power relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 5K
Quincy M.E. (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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: realistic, serious, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: murder, coroner, crime, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, legal, life is a bitch, who done it, anti heroes, riddles and clues, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.4
 5K
Cracker (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The wise-cracking Fitz is a brilliant but flawed criminal psychologist with a remarkable insight into the criminal mind.
Style: clever, rough, witty, cynical, tense ...
Plot: criminal psychologist, crime, profiler, psychologist, police detective, police investigation, policewoman, law enforcement, police chief, tough law enforcer, self destructing, drinking problem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Death of an Expert Witness (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When Dr. Edwin Lorrimer, a forensic scientist working at a private laboratory is found killed, Detective Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate. Dalgliesh had been in the area a few months previously investigating the murder of a young ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: murder, mystery, who done it, crime, crimes, riddles and clues, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, danger, multiple suspects, police ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Appropriate Adult (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Dramatisation of the case of serial killers Fred and Rose West, focusing on the way in which they were brought to justice.
Style: serious, disturbing, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: confession, serial killer, murder, basement, prostitute, police interrogation, crime scene, garden, social worker, housewife, police investigation, bodies ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1994
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Between the Lines (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Between the Lines was a television police drama series created by J. C. Wilsher and produced by World Productions for the BBC. It was first shown on BBC1 between 1992 and 1994, running for three series. The show centred on the eventful life of ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police corruption, police, workplace situations, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crime, police investigation, honest law enforcer, police station, workplace, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Murder Room (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The lease on the Dupayne Museum is almost up and under the terms of their father's will, all three of the Dupayne children must agree to continue or the museum is to close. Neville Dupayne is dead set against continuing the museum when the ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: museum, protagonist as suspect, crimes, uncover truth, who done it, mind game, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, amateur detective, manipulations, legal investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The owner of a cosmetics company is unveiling a new cream which she claims she's been using. She's been keeping her age a secret and now reveals that she's 60 and owes her appearance to the cream. She's later killed and the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, clever, serious, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, murder, false accusation, legal, mystery, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Inspector Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: sergeant, police investigation, police detective, murder, crimes, multiple suspects, law enforcement, suspicion, investigator, crime investigation, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Inspector Morse (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Morse is a detective drama based on Colin Dexter's series of Chief Inspector Morse novels. The series starred John Thaw as Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis, as well as a large cast of notable actors and ...
Style: realistic, sincere, talky, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: police detective, murder, police investigation, crime, rapist, law enforcement, partners, multiple suspects, who done it, crimes, crime investigation, criminal ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, australia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, murder investigation, law enforcement, murder, human nature, police chief, village, crime, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.4
 77K
Broadchurch (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Style: twists and turns, emotional, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: crime, police investigation, small town, uncover truth, courtroom drama, multiple suspects, loss of son, murder investigation, murder, partners, parents and children, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%