Movies like Midwives

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Midwives (2001)
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Midwives (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a cold and stormy night, and in a house in rural Vermont, midwife Sibyl Danforth is, together with the father and an assistant, in the middle of a homebirth. As time passes, the woman in labor meets with difficulties and Sibyl concludes that it would be preferable for the woman to deliver her baby in the hospital. Though a dead telephone line and bad weather prevents Sibyl from going anywhere. Black ice and a persisten snowstorm makes transportation an impossibility. Early in the morning, the woman dies from what they believe to be a stroke and in all the chaos, Sibyl promptly decides to do a C-section to save the baby. The baby survives, but the mother is dead and tragedy is obvious. Yet, it's only going to get worse for Sibyl as her assistant is certain that the woman was still alive when Sibyl performed the C-section. Sibyl is charged with manslaughter, brought before the court and her life is and will forever be changed.
Plot: lawyer, snow, court, childbirth, labor, midwife, death in childbirth, knife, caesarean birth, trial

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Most similar movies to Midwives

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and suspenseful films with plots about murder, lawyer, court, courtroom, crimes, family relations and legal mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Midwives: Night and the City (1992), Don't Tempt the Devil (1963), Flag in the Mist (1965), Innocent Victims (1996), Death Benefit (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Night and the City (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Looking to get rich quick, an unsuccessful lawyer uses dishonest means to try to become a boxing promoter.
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, talky, tense ...
Plot: boxing, lawyer, empire, waitress, power relations, career change, dishonesty, betrayal, criminal heroes, unlikely couple, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: courtroom, court, nurse, adultery, lawyer, murder, cynicism, femme fatale, injection, interrogation, french giallo, will
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: court, revenge, murder, courtroom, evidence, class differences, retribution, baseball player, witness, flashback, lawyer, french restaurant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
Plot: wartime life, wrestler
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: sergeant, u.s. army, u.s. air force, captain, mother daughter relationship, murder, investigation, child murder, testimony, military, serial killer, court
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.9
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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 ...
Style: psychological
Plot: serial killer, lawyer, justice, murder, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Hit Man (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bernie Casey portrays Tyrone and Pamela Grier plays a sultry skin-flick star in this first Americanized remake of the iconic Michael Caine action film Get Carter. From Watts to the West Side, from porno parlors to a high-rise, from motel dives to a ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, martial arts, revenge, exploitation, rivalry, lone wolves, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
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A Crime (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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: male nudity, male objectification, court, high society, pianist, murder of parents, guilt, corpse, piano, female nudity, death, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Crime of the Century (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1932, the nation was shocked when the 14-month-old son of Charles Lindberg was kidnapped, held for ransom, and murdered. Two years later, Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested, convicted, and executed. This film dramatizes the investigation ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, serial killer, kidnapping, rebellion, life is a bitch, law enforcement, fighting the system, confined, legal action, legal investigation, legal ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Glass Cell (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Portugal
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man is wrongfully imprisoned for five years. Once out, he hears about his wife's supposed adventures outside of their marriage and becomes increasingly jealous.
Plot: released from prison, job seeking, bankruptcy, jealousy, murder, bookstore, lawyer, architect, birthday party, cheating
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Girls of Huntington House (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: An unmarried teacher in a school for unwed mothers finds herself becoming too emotionally attached to her students and their problems.
Plot: teenage pregnancy, kindergarten, childbirth, pregnancy, pregnant girlfriend, maternity ward, baby born, newborn, pregnant teenager, unwed pregnancy, teenage mother, adoption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Burden of Proof (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 184 min.
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Story: A lawyer who's still recuperating after the untimely death of his wife, must defend his probably dirty brother-in-law, a stockbroker under investigation. He discovers that everyone has dark secrets, including himself.
Plot: lawyer, legal, courtroom drama, courtroom, adultery, suicide, insider trading
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Town Without Pity (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four American soldiers stationed near a German village face death in the rape of a local girl and are defended by outside counsel Major Steve Grant.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, talky, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, lawyer, village, rape, death sentence, soldier, military life, culture clash, small town, american soldier, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 50s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, serial killer, crimes, island, hippie, court, murder, marijuana, desert island, vegetable garden, flashback, courtroom ...
Place: hawaii, pacific ocean, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Without Warning: The James Brady Story (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1981, during the assassination attempt on then President Ronald Reagan, White House Press Secretary James Brady was shot and left paralyzed.
Plot: assassination, intrigue, obstacle
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people he interacts with.
Plot: civil war, slavery, black
Time: victorian era
Place: louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
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Cry Rape (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A man who is arrested for rape swears it wasn't him but somebody who looks just like him, but the victim insists it was him.
Plot: rape victim, rape, mistaken identity, sexual assault, humiliation, social problems, aftermath, medical examination, lawyer, brother sister relationship, police interrogation, confrontation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Sleepwalker Killing (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mark Schall kills his mother-in-law and wounds his father-in-law in the middle of the night, then turns himself in. He claims, however, that he cannot remember the crime itself. His defense team finds evidence that suggests the crimes were committed ...
Plot: serial killer, birthday, court, murder of mother, theft, embezzlement, murder of wife, fight, sister sister relationship, father in law son in law relationship, jury, tv reporter ...
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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: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing, psychotronic
Plot: murder, crime and punishment, murderer, criminal
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Slayground (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Stone (Peter Coyote) hits an armored truck without his usual driver. The ensuing getaway leads to the death of an innocent. The payback is swift and brutal. The wronged father hires a twisted, sociopathic assassin to avenge his loss. One by one the ...
Plot: robbery, murder, manslaughter, car accident, revenge, dead child, thief, cat, assassination, hitman, death of child, assassin ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected ...
Style: touching, enigmatic, compassionate, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing
Plot: lawyer, racism, courtroom drama, courtroom, small town, rape, single father, poverty, legal, childhood, father daughter relationship, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s, year 1932, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Clockmaker of St. Paul (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lyons, France. Michel Descombes is a watchmaker who lives alone with his teenage son Bernard. When the police visits and informs him that Bernard killed a man and is on the run with a girl, Michel realizes that he knew far less about his son than he ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching, sincere
Plot: countryside, anti capitalism, murder, parent child relationship, legal action, legal, crimes, life is a bitch, society, small town, small town life, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 41K
In the Bedroom (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Summertime on the coast of Maine, "In the Bedroom" centers on the inner dynamics of a family in transition. Matt Fowler is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is married to New York born Ruth Fowler, a music teacher. He is involved ...
Style: realistic, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, vengeance, family in crisis, crumbling marriage, revenge, grief, dysfunctional family, age difference, small town, jealousy, character study, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: After a very messy divorce, a man starts suspecting his ex-wife and her new boyfriend of various crimes.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, funeral, revenge, mentally unstable, crimes, rivalry, parents and children, custody, family problems, couples, nightmare, death of child ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Innocent (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bill Pullman (Independence Day, Torchwood) stars as Rusty Sabich, a judge charged with the murder of his wife, a situation that comes 20 years after he was cleared in the death of his mistress. During this latest trial, a secret affair from ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bella Mafia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Don Roberto Luciano turns informer for the biggest Mafia trial in history, but his family pays a terrible price.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, mafia, filicide, gangsters, incestuous relationship, family life, rivalry, monastery, revenge, organized crime, italian mafia, murder ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Winter of Frozen Dreams (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Barbara Hoffman is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling has to do is prove it.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, winter, christmas, deception, prostitute, snow, true crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Travis McGee (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Travis McGee is a world-weary private eye trying to help boat skipper friend Van Harder salvage his reputation that sank when his boat ran aground, resulting in a death that might have been faked.
Plot: private investigator, private detective, investigator, reputation, corpse, boat, faked death, mysterious death
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Aftermath: A Test of Love (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a true story, an adoring wife and mother is taken hostage during a robbery and brutally murdered.
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mommy I Didn't Do It (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After finishing law school, Ellen Plainview is looking forward to spending some much needed time with her seventeen-year-old daughter, Julie. But when Julie is charged with the murder of a teacher she was rumored to be having an affair with, Ellen ...
Style: serious, enigmatic, mysterious, tense, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%