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.
TV show
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: lawyer, legal, jury, dentist, drowning, courtroom, legal action, crimes, mystery, couples, law enforcement, legal investigation, workplace, courtroom drama, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, golden years, uncover truth, couple relations, workplace situations, shrewd, power relations, attorney, police ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1992, year 1967 ...
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom

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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 tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, lawyer, law enforcement, courtroom, legal and courtroom drama mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Rumpole of the Bailey: Kavanagh QC (1995), Matlock (1986), Lovejoy (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
TV show
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: lawyer, courtroom, nypd, judge, family relations, legal battle, prostitute, legal, rivalry, vigilantism, hopes, family life ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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Matlock (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: witty, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: lawyer, crimes, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, uncover truth, legal, legal action, mystery, legal investigation, power relations, jury ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa, atlanta georgia
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Lovejoy (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The series concerns the adventures of the eponymous Lovejoy, played by Ian McShane, a likeable but roguish antiques dealer based in East Anglia. Within the trade, he has a reputation as a "divvie", a person with an almost supernatural ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: antique dealer, con men, escapades, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, heist, cons and scams, dealer, lady, whodunit, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, england
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100%
Law & Order: UK (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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, tense, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: forensics, lawyer, courtroom, police detective, workplace, crimes, fighting crime, cop witness relations, rivalry, legal, jury, punishment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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Criminal Justice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 584 min.
TV show
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: captivating, bleak, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: prison life, courtroom, accused of murder, life is a bitch, legal investigation, confined, legal, crimes, murder, mystery, lawyers and clients, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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27%
Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, fighting crime, law enforcement, workplace, crimes, rivalry, police detective, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, legal, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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26%
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Shark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, lawyer, murder, prosecutor, false accusation, evidence, crimes, uncover truth, court, testimony, legal, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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Janet King (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, political thriller
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, ambition, legal action, workplace, boss and employee, workplace situations, legal, murder, courtroom, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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Accused (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: emotional, suspenseful, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, court, legal, guilt, punishment, crimes, crime and punishment, dishonesty, testimony, jury, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Conviction (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, rough, serious, thought provoking
Plot: lawyer, law enforcement, fighting the system, courtroom drama, police detective, hotshot lawyer, workplace, society, fighting crime, legal, rivalry, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Murder One (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative
Plot: lawyer, legal, courtroom, murder, investigation, hotshot lawyer, couples, boss and employee, couple relations, workplace situations, law firm, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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100 Centre Street (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: courtroom, legal action, workplace situations, lawsuit, dedicated lawyer, crimes, workplace, legal, law enforcement, jury, cop witness relations, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Jury (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in New York City, the series brings the viewer into the jury room to watch the deliberators try to answer the many questions posed during a trial. As facts are exposed through flashbacks of testimony and crime footage, viewers will form their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, jury, legal investigation, courtroom drama, legal, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, mind game, murder, verdict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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A Touch of Frost (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, sincere, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, whodunit, riddles and clues, mystery, murder mystery, police, intelligence agency, bbc, widower, partner, urban setting, maverick ...
Time: 2000s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, europe
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The Practice (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, legal, courtroom, social problems, moral dilemma, workplace, crimes, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, society, workplace situations, police station, partners, crimes, investigation, police, inspector ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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, tense, realistic, witty, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, buddy cop, partners, partners against crime, mystery, crimes, investigation, police, investigator ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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22%
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Silent Witness (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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, suspense ...
Plot: forensics, murder, riddles and clues, mystery, rape, partners, law enforcement, investigation, crime investigation, medical profession, doctor, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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21%
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Inspector Morse (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, serious, talky ...
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder, detective inspector, murderer, police investigation, criminal, shrewd, crimes, law enforcement, partners, multiple suspects ...
Time: 80s, future, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, australia, italy
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Appropriate Adult (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
TV show
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, crimes, murder, confession, police interrogation, crime scene, social worker, prostitute, police investigation, psychopath, law enforcement, bodies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: england, europe
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Inspector George Gently (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
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: murder investigation, police investigation, crimes, who done it, police detective, whodunit, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, chief of police, murder, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: england, europe
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20%
Law & Order  Los Angeles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, bleak ...
Plot: legal, law and order, legal action, murder, police investigation, legal investigation, fighting crime, courtroom drama, power relations, law enforcement, partners against crime, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Whole Truth (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As District Attorney Kathryn Peale and defense attorney Jimmy Nolan rally their teams around their arguments and prepare to go head-to-head in the the courtroom, they make frantic moves and countermoves of complex legal wrangling to tilt justice in ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: lawyer, legal action, district attorney, rivalry, lawyers and clients, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, hidden truth, legal, jury, ego clash, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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The Murder Room (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: museum, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, mind game, police detective, who done it, murder, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Quincy M.E. (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, suspenseful, sincere, medical drama
Plot: crimes, legal, medical, coroner, murder, law enforcement, police detective, medical examiner, amateur detective, forensic evidence, courtroom, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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20%
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Law & Order (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, rough ...
Plot: crime investigation, law and order, lawyer, police, murder investigation, legal, evidence, police officer, homicide detective, coworker, punishment, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 80s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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20%
Judge John Deed (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Judge John Deed is a British legal drama television series produced by the BBC in association with One-Eyed Dog for BBC One. It was created by G.F. Newman and stars Martin Shaw as Sir John Deed, a High Court judge who tries to seek real justice in ...
Style: clever, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: judge, lawyer, courtroom drama, corruption, courtroom, workplace intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, workplace, judiciary, life, court, hotshot lawyer ...
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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: mind bending, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, intelligence agency, lawyer, crime gone awry, legal investigation, law enforcement, crimes, legal action, mystery, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Between the Lines (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: police corruption, police, bbc, dirty cop, crimes, workplace, law enforcement, police investigation, dishonesty, honest law enforcer, corrupt law enforcer, police station ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england
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20%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, private detective, boss and employee, law enforcement, crimes, legal, dishonesty, courtroom drama, legal action, lawyer, inheritance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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