Movies like Flag in the Mist

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Flag in the Mist (1965)
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Flag in the Mist (1965)
Original name: 霧の旗
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When her only relative, her elder brother is accused of robbing and murdering an old woman loan-shark, pretty, young Kiriko (Chieko Baisho) travels from her home in Kyushu to Tokyo to get Japan's top lawyer to defend her brother. Unfortunately her naive idealism is shattered when the lawyer refuses to take the case based on her insufficient funds. What follows is a long determined revenge plot that sees the heroine become a Tokyo bar hostess and worse to punish the lawyer. The plot thickens with another murder mystery and a sleuthing reporter.
Plot: court, trial, murder, revenge, lawyer, retribution, witness, class differences, baseball player, cigarette lighter, evidence, flashback, french restaurant

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, psychotronic and political films with plots about murder, revenge, court, trial, lawyer, police and courtroom mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Flag in the Mist: The Stranger Within a Woman (1966), Don't Tempt the Devil (1963), Angel's Leap (1971), A Crime (1993), Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tashiro (Keiju Kobayashi) coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto (Tatsuya Mihashi) in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto’s wayward wife is found dead. Although Tashiro is not a suspect in the police investigation, he is ...
Plot: confession, murder, strangulation, strangled to death
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Don't Tempt the Devil (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lovely young nurse finds herself framed for the murder of a hospital patient who died after she administered an injection.
Plot: lawyer, adultery, murder, femme fatale, injection, court, trial, interrogation, nurse, will, cynicism
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Angel's Leap (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this French crime thriller, you can leave the mob, but the mob won't leave you. Louis (Jean Yanne) has retired to a Thailand plantation with an Asian wife and child. Back in Marseilles, however, because a no-holds-barred gang war has broken ...
Plot: killer, revenge, murder, politician, mafia don, brother brother relationship, police, italian american, widow, vigilantism, cheating wife, unfaithful wife ...
Place: marseille, bangkok thailand
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A Crime (1993)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: "Un Crime" takes place over a single night, between 10pm and 6am. It takes place in a single setting - a millionaire's apartment in Lyon. The film is about the conflict between two men, alone, face to face in the closed world of the ...
Plot: confession, corpse, piano, trial, murder of parents, dialogue driven, court, male objectification, female nudity, lawyer, pubic hair, high society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, female bonding, sorority, friendship between women, female friendship, all female cast, women
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Hit and Run (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When an only child is struck by a car and dies, the child's mother (Hideko Takamine) seeks vengeance against the driver in this thrilling drama. The car was driven by the wife of a company president who is having an affair. The woman's ...
Plot: chambermaid, death of son, revenge, cheating wife, witness, class differences, hit and run, car accident, double suicide
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71%
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The Incident (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The body of Sakai Hatsuko, a woman of 23 who has been slain with a knife, has been found in a forest. Some days later, Ueda Hiroshi, a 19-year-old shipyard worker, is arrested and charged with the murder. At Ueda's trial, a complex story ...
Plot: courtroom, bicycle, pregnancy, witness, court, barmaid, stepfather, attempted rape, sister sister relationship, lawyer, underage, bridge ...
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Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder
Time: 19th century
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
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Going Home (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After doing 13 years in prison for the murder of his wife, mechanic Harry Graham is out on parole and looking to rebuild his life in a small seaside community. He settles into a trailer park and finds both a job and a girlfriend. But things get ...
Plot: murder, revenge, trailer park, girlfriend, mechanic, wife, witness, son, uxoricide, father son relationship, confrontation, parole
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A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A married man meets a beautiful woman and they begin an affair.
Plot: court, lawyer, murder, flashback, adultery, courtroom, judge, trial, talking to the camera, looking at the camera
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Deadbeat (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When four degenerate thugs rape and murder a young waitress in part of their rape and murder spree, they are arrested, but get away with though a legal technicality. The brother of one of the rape/murder victims decides to become vigilante and kill ...
Plot: revenge, student, rape, brother, murder, vigilante, swashbuckler, waitress, sister, arrested, gang, trial ...
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69%
Fanny Straw-Top (1984)
Genre: Crime
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the slums of Barcelona, Fanny, a woman just released from prison, tries to carry out a revenge that has nourished for years: to kill "El Gallego", the corrupt and brutal policeman who killed her boyfriend
Plot: murder, revenge, dirty cop, pistol, murder of a nude woman, female nudity, nude woman murdered, domination, woman wearing a gas mask, gun, nudity (full frontal - brief), gunshot ...
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Heat Wave (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rin Jyoshima lost her father to death-by-gambling; years later, she's grown up in the Kosugi household and has fallen victim to gambling herself.
Plot: murder, gambling, yakuza, tattoo, elite, contest, debt, mafia, restaurant, sword fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Father (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Baba" is a bitter melodrama set in Istambul. A father is not able to earn enough money to feed his family. He is waiting to emigrate to Germany. When his landlord's son kills a man while drunk, the father is prepared to answer for ...
Plot: poverty, father, emigration, revenge, prostitution, prison, murder, rape, family relations
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A Time To Die (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A World War II vet sets out in 1948 to avenge the death of his wife at the hands of Nazis. His targets are four Germans, a Sicilian, and a Hungarian who committed the atrocities. He is aided by a CIA operative, who has another agenda. One of the ...
Plot: revenge, nazi, terror, murder, torture, past, war crime, husband wife relationship, manhunt, female nudity, world war two, war criminal ...
Time: post world war two
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Woman to be Hanged (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Basar Sabuncu.
Plot: voyeurism, murder, planned murder, young woman, old man, dysfunctional marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Proof of the Man (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When an American is murdered in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police detective Munesue follows the trail of the killer to New York. There he is joined by a New York City detective named Shuftan and together they sort out the crime.
Plot: killer, police detective, multiple murder, elevator, witness, murder, killed in a car accident, fashion show, straw hat, dying words, police investigation, serial killer
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Case for Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Hammett is an aggressive young defence attorney on the rise up the corporate ladder. In the courtroom he's known as the "Hail Mary Kid" for his ability to win the unwinnable cases. When one of the firm's lawyers, Darren ...
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And the Sea Will Tell (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A wealthy couple (James Brolin and Deidre Hall) are killed on their yacht off the coast of a secluded South American island called Palmyra. The suspects are a hippyish pair (Hart Bochner and Rachel Ward) whom the rich folks had befriended. It’s ...
Plot: yacht, hippie, island, murder, court, courtroom, sailboat, murder trial, flashback, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vegetable garden, desert island ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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The Executioner Part II (1984)
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Duration: 85 min.
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The Preppie Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of a young woman who was found dead. Now the police investigate, and evidence points to a man she was seen leaving a party with. Now when questioned, he claims that her death was accidental, as a result of rough sex. Now her family ...
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Slayground (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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Plot: robbery, revenge, murder, machine gun, manslaughter, car accident, cat, death of child, thief, hitman, dead child, assassination
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Australian television film based on alleged events surrounding the death of Caroline Byrne in June 1995. Byrne was found in the early morning of 8 June at the base of a cliff at The Gap, a notorious suicide spot in Sydney.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, police, millionaire, court, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, therapy, trial, cheating, model, cliff, suicide ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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64%
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The Letter (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.
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Story: Lise (16 years old) is accused of murdering her best friend. As the trial starts, her parents stand right by her side. But once her secret life is revealed in court, the truth becomes indistinguishable.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing
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Paul (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After 7 years spent in jail Paul (Paul Lyss) is free again. With his old crew he celebrates his return.Nothing really changes and soon he finds himself spaced out drunk at some posh party and eventually ends up wielding a big gun.Hand held Camera ...
Plot: alcohol, drunkenness, revenge, prison, murder, machine gun, release from prison, prostitute
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Riverhead (2016)
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Duration: 89 min.
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Mafia Girls (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A crime syndicate in Miami Beach extorts politicians by filming them at sex parties.
Plot: pimp, disfigurement, undercover agent, revenge, prostitute, espionage, murder, nightclub singer, stripper, gangster, gangsters
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One Way Out (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a man gets out of prison, he decides to go straight and leave his life of crime behind him. However, when he gets home he finds that his brother is in danger and the family farm is in foreclosure. He plans to take revenge on those responsible, ...
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