Movies and TV shows like The Escape Artist

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The Escape Artist (2013)
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The Escape Artist (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A chilling and bloody legal thriller that explores the line between law and justice. Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm, specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand as he has never lost a case. But when his talents acquit the notorious prime suspect in an horrific murder trial, that brilliance comes back to bite him with unexpected and chilling results, not to mention a shocking twist.
Style: intellectual, serious, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: legal, lawyer, courtroom drama, law firm, lawyers and clients, murder, revenge, hotshot lawyer, deadly, crimes, danger, mistrust, jury, lawsuit, legal system, porn, poisoning, high priced lawyer, fight for justice, killer, stalker, psychopath, hospital, courtroom, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, scotland, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer and deadly mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Escape Artist: The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), Fracture (2007), Injustice (2011), The Client (2011), The Divide (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, serious, captivating, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, legal investigation, mind game, hotshot lawyer, murder, legal, arrest, judge, manipulations, jury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles, california, san francisco
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Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, intellectual, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: murder mystery, mind game, investigation, courtroom drama, manipulation, lawyer, legal investigation, obsession, adultery, perfect crime, guilt, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Injustice (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: On the surface William Travers is a picture of success. An accomplished criminal barrister happily living with his wife in rural Suffolk. However, Travers is still recovering from a traumatic series of events that have shaken his belief in the legal ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: courtroom drama, conspiracy, police investigation, lawsuit, murder, courtroom, legal, police brutality, vicious, law enforcement, haunted by the past, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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47%
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The Client (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Elite attorney Kang Seong-Hee goes up against a top prosecutor over a case involving a man accused of killing his wife.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: courtroom drama, who done it, hotshot lawyer, crimes, deadly, legal, rivalry, murder, legal investigation, attorney
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Divide (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The Divide is a 2014 legal drama that aired on WE tv. The first season consisted of eight hour-long episodes. It premiered on July 16, 2014. On October 30, 2014, the series was canceled by WE-tv.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, contemplative
Plot: legal investigation, moral dilemma, crimes, district attorney, courtroom, lawyers and clients, legal, lawyer, murder, planting evidence, blind ambition, misplaced guilt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
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42%
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Hidden (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: When a mysterious lawyer Gina Hawkes turns up asking Harry to find a missing alibi witness for her client he agrees to take on the job but is unwittingly drawn into investigating the death of his brother 20 years ago. Harry quickly finds himself ...
Style: tense, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, conspiracy, lawyer, who to trust, legal, lawyers and clients, investigation, political conspiracy, politics, murder, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Undeniable (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: 25 years ago, Jane saw a man killing her mother. Today, she's a well adjusted wife and mother herself. While having a physical, she notices a doctor who looks like the killer and reports him. No one believes her - except one cop.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, police investigation, haunted by the past, couples, couple relations, deadly, crimes, witnessing a crime, murder witness, strong female presence, murderer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Jury (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The Jury is a British television serial broadcast in 2002. The series was the first ever to be allowed to film inside the historic Old Bailey courthouse.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, jury, murder, uncover truth, legal, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, crimes, price of justice, lawyers and clients, support group ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, clever, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: law firm, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, courtroom, legal, lawyer, moral dilemma, social problems, dedicated lawyer, workplace, lawyers and clients, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, bleak
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, teachers and students, murder mystery, legal, crimes, court case, lawyer, defense attorney, manipulations, law student, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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North Square (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: North Square is an award-winning British television drama series written by Peter Moffat and broadcast by Channel 4 at the end of 2000. Starring an ensemble cast, including Phil Davis, Rupert Penry-Jones, Helen McCrory and Kevin McKidd, the ...
Style: tense, clever, suspenseful, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, lawyer, law firm, legal investigation, legal, workaholic, uninhibited rivalry, scapegoat, jury, rivalry, ambition, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
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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, sincere, contemplative, realistic, serious
Plot: legal, murder, lawyer, law firm, courtroom, boss and employee, workplace situations, couple relations, hotshot lawyer, investigation, crime, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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Justice (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Justice is an American legal drama produced by Jerry Bruckheimer that aired on Fox in the USA and CTV in Canada. The series also aired on Warner Channel in Latin America, Nine Network in Australia, and on TV2 In New Zealand. It first was broadcast ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: law firm, lawyer, female lawyer, courtroom drama, jury, media circus, trial, legal investigation, innocence, rivalry, legal, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Silk (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Silk is a British television drama series produced by the BBC and first shown in 2011. Written by Peter Moffat, the series follows a set of barristers, and what they do to attain the rank of Queen's Counsel, known as "taking silk."
Style: serious, clever, realistic, captivating
Plot: hotshot lawyer, lawyer, ambition, rivalry, courtroom drama, workplace intrigue, lawyers and clients, success, courtroom, workplace, legal, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Outlaw (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Outlaw is an American television series that was aired on the NBC network. The one-hour courtroom drama stars Jimmy Smits as a Supreme Court Justice who resigns from the bench and returns to private practice in an elite law firm where Claire Sax, ...
Style: realistic, clever, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: law firm, legal, courtroom, lawyers and clients, dedicated lawyer, workplace, hotshot lawyer, legal action, courtroom drama, jury, power relations, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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A Mother's Son (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: A mother suspects that her son could be the killer of a recently found dead girl, and becomes caught in a torturous dilemma of whether to denounce him, or protect him and hide the act.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, parents and children, who done it, social relations, small town, suspicion, moral dilemma, danger, crimes, youth, small town life, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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32%
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L.A. Law (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: L.A. Law is an American television legal drama series that ran for eight seasons on NBC from September 15, 1986, to May 19, 1994. Created by Steven Bochco and Terry Louise Fisher, it contained many of Bochco's trademark features including a ...
Style: realistic, stylized, clever, serious
Plot: legal action, law firm, courtroom drama, legal, lawsuit, lawyer, workplace situations, office, hypocrisy, rivalry, hotshot lawyer, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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32%
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Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: loss of friend, crimes, rivalry, police, life turned upside down, vigilantism, law enforcement, revenge, investigation, murder, danger, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, liverpool
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The Verdict (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his wife's murderer is released due to a procedural error, Luc will do everything in his power to stop it from happening... He is going to take justice into his own hands and will then compete with the constitutional state which let him ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, emotional
Plot: justice, legal, legal action, injustice, life is a bitch, courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyers and clients, trial, rivalry, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
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Secret Smile (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When Miranda splits up with her creepy boyfriend Brendan because he attacked her she finds out that he is now going out with her sister Kerry and later proposes to her. Miranda warns her sister, as Brendan swims his way into their family ruining ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, psychopath, obsession, mind game, murder of wife, policewoman, dishonesty, investigation, danger, manipulations, manipulation, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, australia
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31%
Raising the Bar (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The lives and cases of young lawyers who work on opposite sides - the public defender's office and the district attorney's office - as well as those who sit in judgment on their cases.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, clever, stylized
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, district attorney, friends, friendship, relationship vs career, workplace, classmates, legal action, law firm, legal, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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31%
Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the career of La Plante's latest heroine DC ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, porno movie
Plot: police investigation, murder, serial killer, police detective, danger, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, police procedural, dirty cop, detective inspector, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, spain, london
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Philly (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Philly is an American television series created by Steven Bochco that focused on criminal defense attorney Kathleen Maguire. It lasted a full season and was canceled due to low ratings. The final episode was advertised heavily as the series finale, ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal, lawyers and clients, dedicated lawyer, legal action, lawsuit, workplace situations, reluctant partners, law firm, power relations, single mother, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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28%
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Above Suspicion 2: The Red Dahlia (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: D.C.I. Langton takes charge when the body of would-be model Louise Pennell is found,sliced in half and with her mouth mutilated into a smile. D.C. Anna Travis discovers that newspaper journalist Richard Reynolds had received anonymous typed letters ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: police detective, murder, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, strong female presence, danger, serial killer, deadly, media circus, detective inspector, detective sergeant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Law & Order: LA (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, tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: legal action, police investigation, legal, murder, legal investigation, district attorney, police detective, courtroom drama, power relations, partners against crime, law enforcement, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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27%
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Damages (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by the writing and production trio of Daniel Zelman and brothers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler. The plot revolves around the brilliant, ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes and her protégée, ...
Style: rough, clever, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, trial, female lawyer, legal, corporate crimes, power relations, manipulations, legal action, dishonesty, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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What Remains (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: When the decomposed body of Melissa Young is found by a couple in their new flat, Detective Len Harper is determined to discover what happened to her and why nobody noticed she was missing.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, who done it, police investigation, multiple suspects, uncover truth, mystery, life is a bitch, danger, one last case, crime, loner, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, partners, missing person, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, crime, crime investigation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Reckless (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gorgeous Yankee litigator and a charming southern attorney must hide their intense mutual attraction as a police sex scandal threatens to tear the city of Charleston, S.C. apart.  
Style: sexy, realistic, tense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: courtroom, opposites attract, courtroom drama, lawyers and clients, hotshot lawyer, crimes, legal, lawyer, love and romance, dishonesty, friends, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
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25%
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The Firm (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a young associate, Mitchell McDeere brought down the prestigious Memphis law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, which operated as a front for the Chicago mob -- and his life was never the same. After a difficult decade, which included a stay ...
Style: serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: law firm, lawyer, workplace, moral dilemma, dishonesty, haunted by the past, crimes, legal, legal investigation, witness protection, family man, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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