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, mystery, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, workplace, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, golden years, uncover truth, workplace situations, shrewd, power relations, chef, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 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 crimes, crime, murder, courtroom, law enforcement, legal and power relations mostly in Crime, Drama 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.
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, judge, crimes, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, hopes, crime, porn, vigilantism, prostitute, legal, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, clever
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, ambition, legal, legal action, workplace situations, boss and employee, murder, workplace, courtroom, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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100%
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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, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, mystery, legal, legal action, elderly, power relations, who done it, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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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, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: courtroom, police detective, police investigation, workplace, crime, fighting crime, crimes, cop witness relations, forensics, rivalry, legal, jury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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36%
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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: serious, bleak, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: prison life, legal investigation, life is a bitch, confined, accused of murder, legal, crime, crimes, courtroom, lawyers and clients, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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, testimony, trial, evidence, legal, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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30%
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: rough, suspenseful, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, law and order, crimes, fighting crime, rivalry, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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30%
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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, serious, rough, thought provoking
Plot: lawyer, law enforcement, police detective, courtroom drama, fighting the system, sexual abuse, society, fighting crime, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, workplace, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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28%
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100 Centre Street (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, thought provoking, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: courtroom, legal action, law enforcement, legal, dedicated lawyer, crimes, workplace situations, lawsuit, workplace, jury, cop witness relations, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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27%
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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, clever, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: law firm, courtroom drama, courtroom, lawyer, moral dilemma, social problems, workplace, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, crimes, lawyers and clients, legal ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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25%
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, partners, law enforcement, danger, murder, crime investigation, medical profession, crimes, partners against crime, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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25%
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, witty, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, riddles and clues, police investigation, crime, partners against crime, crimes, shrewd, unlikely partners, forensics, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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24%
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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, contemplative, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: legal, lawyer, murder, law firm, couple relations, workplace situations, boss and employee, couples, crime, hotshot lawyer, investigation, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, witty, clever, sincere, serious ...
Plot: mystery, police detective, widower, partner, police, urban setting, riddles and clues, tough law enforcer, rivalry, police investigation, law enforcement, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: law and order, legal, murder, police investigation, legal action, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, legal investigation, power relations, courtroom drama, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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23%
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, rough, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, deadly, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, amateur detective, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
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23%
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: clever, suspenseful, cynical, talky, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, mystery, crime, power relations, who done it, righting the wronged, legal investigation, wrong place wrong time, uncover truth, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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22%
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: realistic, mind bending, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, obsessive quest, track down, crimes, crime, deadly, mystery, workplace, amateur detective, investigation, courtroom drama ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Inspector George Gently (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Crime drama set in the 1960s about an old-school detective trying to come to terms with a time when the lines between the police and criminals have become blurred.
Style: serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic
Plot: police investigation, who done it, crimes, police detective, police chief, murder, deadly, partners against crime, law enforcement, partners, murder investigation, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
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22%
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: riddles and clues, amateur detective, murder mystery, who done it, uncover truth, murder investigation, whodunit, murder, female detective, crimes, law enforcement, female protagonist ...
Time: 1950s
Place: england, europe
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22%
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, false accusation, private detective, boss and employee, law enforcement, crime, crimes, courtroom drama, legal action, deadly, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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21%
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, clever, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, crime investigation, sergeant, police detective, multiple suspects, murder, crimes, law enforcement, investigator, suspicion, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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21%
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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: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, police detective, crime, police station, workplace situations, society, law enforcement, partners, crimes, inspector, police ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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21%
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Accused (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Accused is a British television anthology series created by Jimmy McGovern. The drama series first aired on 15 November 2010 on BBC One and has run for two series. Each episode follows a different character as they await their verdict in court, and ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, bleak, psychological, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, dishonesty, guilt, punishment, trial, crimes, crime and punishment, legal, jury, life is a bitch, lawyer, testimony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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21%
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, controversial
Plot: serial killer, murder, confession, police interrogation, social worker, crime scene, prostitute, crimes, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: england, europe
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21%
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, suspenseful, clever, talky ...
Plot: police detective, murder, police investigation, crime, crime investigation, rapist, who done it, law enforcement, partners, multiple suspects, crimes, shrewd ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, australia, italy
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21%
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Harry's Law (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, partners, dedicated lawyer, legal, legal action, lawyers and clients, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cincinnati ohio
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21%
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: captivating, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police corruption, police, dishonesty, workplace situations, corrupt law enforcer, honest law enforcer, law enforcement, crime, crimes, police investigation, workplace, police station ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england
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21%
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: serious, mind bending, clever, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, dishonesty, legal investigation, uncover truth, who done it, murder, legal, false accusation, deadly, crime, dedicated lawyer, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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21%
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The Good Wife (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The Good Wife is a legal drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, clever, realistic ...
Plot: workplace situations, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, legal, lawyer, trial, crumbling marriage, corruption, district attorney, law firm, politics, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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