Movies like The People vs. Jean Harris

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The People vs. Jean Harris (1981)
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The People vs. Jean Harris (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A re-enactment of the trial of the mistress of the Scarsdale Diet doctor for his March 1980 murder, with excerpts from the transcript of the proceedings serving as the script.
Plot: lawyer, trial, courtroom, doctor, murder, director, murder trial, crimes of passion

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Most similar movies to The People vs. Jean Harris

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and humorous films with plots about murder, courtroom, lawyer, trial, flashback, crimes and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like The People vs. Jean Harris: The Preppie Murder (1989), A Case for Murder (1993), The Girl with a Bracelet (2019), In the Glitter Palace (1977), Flag in the Mist (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: talking to the camera, adultery, judge, lawyer, courtroom, flashback, murder, trial, looking at the camera
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95%
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 ...
Plot: crimes of passion, death, murder, park, sex, police, trial
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 ...
Plot: infidelity, suicide, trial, murder, lawyer, adultery, court, female judge, abusive boyfriend, jumping from height, female lawyer, city ...
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66%
The Girl with a Bracelet (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
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.
Plot: murder, teenage girl, parent child relationship, murder trial, lawyer, teenager, judge, knife, toolbox, courtroom, female protagonist, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr Sheila Carlin is good friends with Della who calls Perry in when she is being pestered by someone. On the theory that it could be somebody that she works with at a radio stations she arranges Perry to be interviewed by Winslow Keene who is also ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, tape over mouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
In the Glitter Palace (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The ex-girlfriend of a laywer/detective, who left him for a lesbian lover, asks him to defend her lover in a murder case.
Plot: lesbian interest, investigation, whodunit, murder investigation, lawyer, lesbian, murder, false accusation, blackmail, lesbianism
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Flag in the Mist (1965)
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 ...
Plot: trial, murder, revenge, baseball player, lawyer, retribution, evidence, cigarette lighter, french restaurant, flashback, class differences, witness
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Separated by Murder (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Inseparable Alabama twin sisters, Betty Gay Wilson and Peggy Joy Lowe, are arrested and tried for conspiring to murder Betty's wealthy husband. These two sisters hire handyman James White to kill Betty's husband. White's love and ...
Plot: baseball bat, handyman, twins, sister sister relationship, police interrogation, court, police detective, twin sisters, murder, acquittal, shackles, prison ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Getting Gotti (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The fall of mob boss John Gotti
Plot: mafia, italian american, jury, lawyer, prosecutor, courtroom, female lawyer, bandit, mob
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Deadly Intentions (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Katherine married Dr. Charles Raynor. She later discovers that Raynor is a sadist who torments her physically and mentally. She divorces him and take their child away. He then decides to kill her but when his plot is discovered he is charged with ...
Plot: domineering mother, doctor, husband wife relationship, psychopath, overbearing mother, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Honor Thy Father and Mother: The True Story of the Menendez Murders (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: TV movie based on the novel "Blood Brothers," about the murder of Jose Menéndez and his wife Kitty by their sons, Erik and Lyle.
Plot: courtroom, death of father, patricide, matricide, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, murder, death, death of mother, father son relationship, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Judge (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, judge, hotshot lawyer, jury, small town, legal, family relations, homecoming, murder trial, parent child relationship, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
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46%
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story" in which Betty Broderick is on trial for the murder of her ex-husband and his new wife.
Plot: true crime, revenge, lawyer, courtroom, murder, divorce
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Murder or Memory: A Moment of Truth Movie (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother fights to prove her 14-year-old son is innocent of a murder he confessed to under hypnosis.
Style: factual
Plot: trial, false confession, murder, teenage boy, courtroom, legal, hypnosis, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: island, hippie, yacht, court, suspect, murder, marijuana, deserted island, long haired male, vegetable garden, flashback, courtroom ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Innocent Victims (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Army Sergeant Tim Hennis is wrongly convicted of killing the wife and children of an Air Force captain. Based on a true story.
Plot: military, trial, child murder, multiple murder, testimony, investigation, serial killer, mother daughter relationship, murder, u.s. army, u.s. air force, captain ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 2K
Courted (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a feared judge of the French court, Xavier Racine, encounters a French-Danish juror, Ditte Lorensen-Coteret, at a murder trial, their shared past is slowly uncovered.
Style: light, captivating, sincere, humorous
Plot: courtroom, jury, court, judge, lawyer, justice, verdict, testimony, love and romance, couples, crimes, transformation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Crime of Passion (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a physician is murdered, his eldest daughter is accused of the crime, but the man's seductive new wife may not be all that she appears.
Style: suspense
Plot: murder, false accusations, mystery, doctor, stepmother, false accusation of murder, tied to a chair, bound and gagged, physician, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, husband wife relationship, death ...
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40%
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 125
Death Benefit (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Steven Keeney is a big corporate lawyer who decides to take on a small-time murder case to discover the true circumstances behind the death of a young girl. Virginia McGinnis is the one suspected of pushing the women off the cliff to collect on a ...
Plot: investigation, murder, lawyer, justice
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40%
Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the investigation and trial of abortion provider Dr Kermit Gosnell.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, captivating
Plot: serial killer, abortion, trial, abortionist, abortion clinic, journalist, crimes, investigation, murder, danger, legal, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: nurse, injection, femme fatale, will, cynicism, interrogation, trial, adultery, lawyer, murder
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39%
Only God Can Judge Me (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Film from Tody Walker
Plot: courtroom, jury, redemption, trial, prison, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joey Buttafuoco's story, of how a sexy, possessive young girl destroyed his life by telling her friends the two are lovers, and then shooting his wife.
Plot: teenage girl, lolita, true crime, older man younger woman relationship, flirting, auto mechanic, child uses gun, crimes of passion, pizza, mechanic, wound, teenager ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crime drama dircted by Anthony Page.
Plot: murder, domestic violence, immigrants, nurse, insanity, fear, ex husband ex wife relationship, judge, terror, husband wife relationship, polish american
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Legalese (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a sexy actress is charged with murder, a charming celebrity lawyer uses trickery to defend her against the press as well as the prosecution
Style: humorous, clever, witty, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: neighbor, unfaithful husband, crime, life is a bitch, journalism, crimes, media, society, dishonesty, fighting the system, celebrity culture, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
3 Acts of Murder (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1928 Arthur Upfield, Australia’s premier crime writer, plotted the perfect murder for his novel The Sands of Windee. Meanwhile, one of his friends, stockman Snowy Rowles, put the scheme into deadly effect, even before the book was published. ...
Plot: murder, writers, camel, investigation, missing person, truck
Time: year 1929
Place: australia
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35%
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 129
Untouched (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Untouched is the story of a reluctant attorney's struggle with inner demons while defending a teenage girl accused of murdering her newborn. When the "Hostess City of the South" is rocked by the horrific crime, Mitchell Thomas III ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, courtroom drama, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, legal, life is a bitch, crimes, courtroom, teenage girl, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Too Young to Die? (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An abused 15 year old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty in this fact-based story.
Style: emotional, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: death row, courtroom, legal, murder, death penalty, teenage prostitute, courtroom drama, knife murder, false accusation, on the road, teenage life, manipulation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bezmiar Sprawiedliwosci (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Young Lukasz, who was persuaded by his father to study law, listens to the story of experienced lawyer Wilczek about a memorable murder case from his past.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, twists and turns, exciting, unusual plot structure
Plot: justice, lawyer, trial, court, legal, prison sentence, revenge motive, falsely accused, murder investigation, false accusation, truth, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Elizabeth Montgomery plays serial killer, churchgoer, and grandmother Blanch Taylor Moore in this, one of her last films before her untimely passing. Childhood memories of her womanizing and abusive father fill Moore with a hidden rage towards all ...
Plot: poison, investigation, trial, serial killer, black widow, priest, marriage, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%