Movies and TV shows like Rumpole of the Bailey

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Rumpole of the Bailey
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, witty, realistic
Plot: dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, courtroom, legal action, mystery, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, legal, workplace situations, crimes, golden years, couple relations, dishonesty, law enforcement, workplace, couples, power relations, dentist, jury, drowning, prosecution, adultery, attempted drowning ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe, london

Most similar movies to Rumpole of the Bailey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and clever films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, deadly, legal, courtroom drama, murder and mystery mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Rumpole of the Bailey: Matlock (1986), Law & Order: UK (2009), Kavanagh QC (1995), Shark (2006), Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Matlock
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: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, crime, elderly, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, legal action, lawyer, courtroom, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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Law & Order: UK
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: price of justice, crime, crimes, courtroom, law enforcement, mystery, legal, workplace, power relations, lawyer, police investigation, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   73%
    User:   76%
 
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Kavanagh QC
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: serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, crime, dedicated lawyer, legal action, courtroom drama, family life, legal, prostitute, judge, vigilantism, crimes, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   65%
    User:   73%
 
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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
Plot: dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, office, protagonist as suspect, courtroom, mystery, legal action, who done it, righting the wronged, prosecutor, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   63%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake
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: suspenseful, talky, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, investigation, who done it, mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, amateur detective, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A priest is murdered and the main suspect is a nun.
Style: serious, suspenseful, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, hotshot lawyer, crime, church, mystery, investigation, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   62%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, murder, mystery, protagonist as suspect, crime gone awry, uncover truth, couple relations, cons and scams, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   54%
 
Law & Order: Trial by Jury
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: serious, rough, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom, crime, dedicated lawyer, jury, partners against crime, police station, fighting crime, legal action, legal investigation, workplace situations, law and order, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   55%
    User:   64%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Della's friend is accused of murdering a rival fashion magazine editor.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, track down, mystery, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, who done it, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
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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:   51%
    User:   42%
 
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Deadlocked
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Portugal, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man is accused of rape and murder and placed on trial. His father doesn't believe that he is guilty, so in act of desperation he grabs the bailiff's guns and takes the whole jury hostage and insists that the prosecuting attorney ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, hostages, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, crime, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, mystery, uncover truth, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
A Touch of Frost
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: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, riddles and clues, who done it, deadly, rivalry, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
Witness for the Prosecution
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Wilfred Robarts, a famed barrister is released from the hospital, where he stayed for two months following his heart attack. Returning to the practise of his lawyer skills, he takes the case of Leonard Vole, an unemployed man who is accused of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, talky, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, courtroom, mystery, hotshot lawyer, legal investigation, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, courtroom drama, false accusation, price of justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   40%
 
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The Lawyer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Wilma Harrison had it all. A wealthy doctor for a husband. A big playboy for a lover. A beautiful home. And a horrible death.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, mystery, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, lawyer, socialite, false accusation, who done it ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
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Cracker
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: serious, clever, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: anti heroes, crime, psychologist, fighting crime, who done it, mystery, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, workplace situations, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
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Quincy M.E.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere
Plot: crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, mystery, riddles and clues, crimes, deadly, legal, coroner, murder, anti heroes, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
Silent Witness
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough
Plot: crime, partners against crime, investigation, mystery, murder, crimes, deadly, partners, riddles and clues, workplace situations, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Perry must defend the husband of an old flame from a murder charge.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever, tense
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, manipulations, courtroom drama, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, legal, amateur detective, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hockey player of friend of Ken Malansky's is accused of murdering a team owner. Perry takes the case.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, uncover truth, crime, false accusation, mystery, murder, crimes, deadly, legal, amateur detective, athlete's life, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A painter, believed to be dead, returns to make allegations that a gallery owner is selling counterfeits of his work. Later, the artist is murdered.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, rough ...
Plot: courtroom, crime, dedicated lawyer, mystery, forgery, uncover truth, false accusation, murder, artists and showbiz, deadly, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, mystery, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
Perry Mason Returns
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: dedicated lawyer, courtroom, private detective, mystery, legal action, crime, false accusation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, boss and employee ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
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Open Doors
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early execution, but an earnest, principled assistant judge looks ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, crime, strong sexual content, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, legal action, legal investigation, death row, false accusation, murder, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1937, 1930s
Place: italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason defends the husband of a famous rock singer who was found being killed after having had a tremendous discussion with her husband and her manager.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, investigation, mystery, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, deadly, legal, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
And Never Let Her Go
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, army investigation, legal investigation, obsession, dangerous attraction, courtroom drama, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
Reversal of Fortune
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.
Style: clever, talky, witty, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lawyer, crime, courtroom drama, murder, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, coma, murder mystery, justice, court, corruption, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The chief suspects in the murder of an author are the numerous colleagues whom he continuously plagiarized.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, desire for fame, mystery, investigation, courtroom drama, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason ventures to Paris to defend a U.S. Marine Corps Captain accused of murdering a man suspected of being a Nazi SS Officer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, hotshot lawyer, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
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The Advocate
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: France, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bizarre black comedy about 15th-century Paris lawyer Richard Courtois (Firth) who decides to ply his trade in the country, only to find things stranger than he can imagine. His first case turns out to be defending a pig that's accused of ...
Style: clever, witty, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, courtroom, legal action, lawyer, political corruption, corruption, period piece, justice, court, murder mystery ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, 15th century
Place: france, europe, london, england, paris france
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System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
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