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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
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Cracker
Crime, Drama, Mystery
UK
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Kavanagh QC
Crime, Drama, Mystery
UK
 7.5
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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, mystery, deadly, courtroom and legal mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Rumpole of the Bailey: Matlock (1986), Law & Order: UK (2009), Kavanagh QC (1995), Witness for the Prosecution (1982), Shark (2006). 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, suspenseful, realistic, witty ...
Plot: crime, hotshot lawyer, elderly, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, legal action, courtroom, lawyer, 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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: price of justice, crime, crimes, courtroom, mystery, law enforcement, legal, workplace, power relations, lawyer, police investigation, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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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
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
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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: talky, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, courtroom, mystery, hotshot lawyer, legal investigation, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, courtroom drama, false accusation, price of justice ...
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Shark
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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
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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, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
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Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
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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: talky, suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, crime, hotshot lawyer, church, mystery, investigation, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
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System:   55%
    User:   60%
 
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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: talky, suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic ...
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:   54%
    User:   59%
 
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, suspenseful, realistic, witty ...
Plot: crime, mystery, police investigation, 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
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System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
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: crime, lawyer, murder, courtroom drama, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, coma, murder mystery, justice, court, corruption, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: rhode island
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System:   52%
    User:   61%
 
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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: clever, serious, rough, realistic, 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, manchester, northern england, manchester england
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System:   52%
    User:   51%
 
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, rough, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, murder, protagonist as suspect, mystery, crime gone awry, uncover truth, couple relations, cons and scams, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 80s
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System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
Evil Under the Sun
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.
Style: talky, clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, crime, island, murder mystery, hotel, death, private detective, resort, holiday, adaptation ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 80s, 1920s
Place: greece, albania, south of france, england
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System:   51%
    User:   43%
 
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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, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, 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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    User:   56%
 
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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, suspenseful, realistic, 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
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System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough
Plot: partners against crime, 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
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System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, mystery, track down, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, who done it, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
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System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
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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:   45%
    User:   43%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, legal action, mystery, legal investigation, courtroom drama, socialite, lawyer, false accusation, who done it ...
Time: 60s
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    User:   46%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic, 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
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System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
Trial and Error
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After nearly 40 years of waiting for his big chance, Wilfred Morgenhall (Sellers) is given the case of defending Herbert Fowle (Attenborough) who is accused of murdering his wife (Beryl Reid). Despite Fowle's insistence of guilt, Moregenhall ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, courtroom, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, murder, courtroom drama, false accusation, injustice, righting the wronged ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, mystery, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
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Broadchurch
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: clever, serious, gloomy, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, uncover truth, mystery, courtroom, small town, small town life, who done it, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: legal investigation, crime, 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
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System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
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The Practice
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: clever, serious, stylized, realistic, tense
Plot: dedicated lawyer, law firm, courtroom drama, courtroom, legal, society, power relations, workplace, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, legal action, idealism ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
Inspector Morse
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: talky, clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, police detective, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, who done it, pub, classical music, deadly, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe, italy, australia
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System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
Ashes to Ashes
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crime drama series featuring Life On Mars' DCI Gene Hunt. After being shot in 2008, DI Alex Drake lands in 1981, where she finds herself in familiar company.
Style: stylized, serious, surreal, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, time travel, mystery, punk, police detective, uncover truth, crime, police station, riddles and clues, rock, law enforcement, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic, tense
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, manipulations, mystery, courtroom drama, crimes, dishonesty, legal, amateur detective, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 80s
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System:   35%
    User:   41%
 

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The Bill
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: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
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System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
Partners in Crime
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime is a 1983 British television series based on the short stories of the same name by Agatha Christie. It was directed by John A. Davis and Tony Wharmby, and starred James Warwick and Francesca Annis in the ...
Style: clever, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: crime, amateur detective, partners against crime, mystery, private detective, crimes, partners, investigation, odd couple, couple relations, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
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System:   34%
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