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, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, golden years, uncover truth, workplace situations, power relations, mystery, chef, lawyer, restaurant ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe

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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, law enforcement, legal, courtroom and deadly mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Rumpole of the Bailey: Matlock (1986), Law & Order: UK (2009), Kavanagh QC (1995), Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005), Criminal Justice (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, legal, courtroom drama, legal action, hotshot lawyer, mystery, elderly, power relations, lawyers and clients, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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95%
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: realistic, clever, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom, police detective, police investigation, lawyer, partners, law enforcement, deadly, fighting crime, forensics, workplace, district attorney, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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70%
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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, legal action, life is a bitch, porn, dedicated lawyer, crime, crimes, vigilantism, prostitute, hopes, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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69%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, law and order, district attorney, workplace, lawsuit, rivalry, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, power relations, lawyers and clients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, gloomy, rough, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, family relations, hung over, courtroom drama, prison life, deadly, prison, judge, murder, jury, legal, lawyers and clients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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57%
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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: lawyer, murder, false accusation, hotshot lawyer, prosecutor, evidence, trial, testimony, team, crimes, legal, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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56%
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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, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: legal, lawyer, murder, law firm, investigation, couple relations, crime, boss and employee, hotshot lawyer, workplace situations, couples, district attorney ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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46%
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Quincy M.E. (1976)
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: sincere, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, coroner, crimes, crime, law enforcement, legal, police detective, mystery, uncover truth, riddles and clues, anti heroes, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, serious, clever, realistic, stylized
Plot: law firm, courtroom, lawyer, moral dilemma, courtroom drama, social problems, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, crimes, lawyers and clients, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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43%
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: rough, mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, courtroom drama, legal, false accusation, friendship, rivalry, crime gone awry, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: serious, realistic, thought provoking, rough
Plot: lawyer, partners against crime, workplace situations, crime, corporate crimes, crimes, hotshot lawyer, legal action, dedicated lawyer, witnessing a crime, legal investigation, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: captivating, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom drama, workplace situations, ambition, murder, courtroom, legal, workplace, legal action, legal investigation, boss and employee, power relations, lawyers and clients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, legal investigation, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, crime, dedicated lawyer, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, crime investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, danger, partners, law enforcement, murder, medical profession, workplace situations, crime, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, realistic, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: law and order, police investigation, legal action, legal, murder, fighting crime, courtroom drama, courtroom, district attorney, workplace, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, suspenseful, clever, serious, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, false accusation, who done it, witnessing a crime, mystery, crimes, crime, uncover truth, riddles and clues, dedicated lawyer, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, suspenseful, sincere, clever, serious ...
Plot: police detective, riddles and clues, deadly, police investigation, respect, rivalry, superior, overbearing, law enforcement, fighting crime, workplace, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: mind bending, suspenseful, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, crime, mystery, who done it, murder, false accusation, legal, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, deadly, dishonesty, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin (1989)
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: mind bending, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, crime, athlete's life, mystery, boss and employee, rivalry, murder, false accusation, legal, dedicated lawyer, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
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: mind bending, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, courtroom drama, investigation, false accusation, legal, private detective, amateur detective, deadly, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: tense, serious, witty, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, mystery, partners, partners against crime, riddles and clues, unlikely partners, crimes, crime, law enforcement, forensics, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police corruption, police, dishonesty, law enforcement, police station, workplace, crime, crimes, honest law enforcer, police investigation, corrupt law enforcer, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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33%
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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, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police station, fighting crime, crime, police detective, partners, law enforcement, society, workplace situations, inspector, police, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (1992)
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: rough, mind bending, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, amateur detective, investigation, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, false accusation, forgery, murder, dedicated lawyer, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, witty, rough, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: criminal psychologist, crime, psychologist, police detective, policewoman, profiler, police chief, law enforcement, police investigation, tough law enforcer, psychiatrist, drinking problem ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A priest is murdered and the main suspect is a nun.
Style: mind bending, realistic, talky, cynical, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, church, power relations, courtroom drama, who done it, crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, love affair, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Law & Order (1990)
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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: crime investigation, lawyer, law and order, evidence, police, legal, courtroom, homicide detective, murder, police investigation, punishment, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, who done it, mystery, police investigation, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, deadly, multiple suspects, police ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.
Style: realistic, clever, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, deadly, mind game, amateur detective, false accusation, legal, courtroom drama, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: police investigation, multiple suspects, crime, courtroom drama, uncover truth, loss of son, murder, partners, small town, parents and children, loss of child, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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