Movies like A Question of Silence

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A Question of Silence (1982)
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A Question of Silence (1982)
Original name: De stilte rond Christine M.
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three women, all strangers to each other, meet in a dress boutique. One of the three is approached by the male proprietor as she is shoplifting a garment. When he approaches her the other two join her in beating the man to death. Other female shoppers ignore the whole situation and leave when the crime is complete. The court appoints a female psychriatrist to examine the women; contrary to public opinion the psychiatrist finds they are not insane but implies the rage expressed by the crime is a result of the male dominated society. An interesting study of extreme behavior. The prisoner's cells were a revelation. Written by Rosemarie Friedman
Style: feminist film, tense, rough, mind bending, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: feminist, feminism, gender, murder, politics, crimes, mystery, graphic violence, life is a bitch, mental illness, couples, legal, discrimination, society, store, law enforcement, legal investigation, false accusation, working class, courtroom, battle of the sexes, mentally unstable, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, court ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: holland

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Most similar movies to A Question of Silence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, deadly, murder, life is a bitch, legal and law enforcement mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Question of Silence: Word of Honor (2003), Color of Justice (1997), Open Doors (1990), Witness for the Prosecution (1982), Citizen Verdict (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Word of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson to stand trial for murder. Tyson, confronted by an army ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, vietnam war, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, dishonesty, legal, society, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, military, crimes, law enforcement ...
Place: vietnam, asia
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Color of Justice (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, lawyer, nypd, interracial relations, racism, courtroom, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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81%
Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: There is no question that the Arab terrorist portrayed by Robert Davi is guilty of killing five US citizens in Barcelona. Even his lawyers have zero respect for the rabidly sociopathic Davi. But Jewish defence attorney Ron Leibman is obsessed with ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, professor, terrorist, court, terrorism, legal, power relations, injustice, state affairs, protagonist as suspect, politics, rebellion ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
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68%
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Open Doors (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early execution, but an earnest, principled assistant judge looks ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, suspense, political ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal, hotshot lawyer, crimes, murder, life is a bitch, injustice, courtroom, judge, lawyer, politics, italian fascism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1937, 1930s
Place: italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Witness for the Prosecution (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Wilfred Robarts, a famed barrister is released from the hospital, where he stayed for two months following his heart attack. Returning to the practise of his lawyer skills, he takes the case of Leonard Vole, an unemployed man who is accused of ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, murder, legal investigation, lawyer, court, hotshot lawyer, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, gays and lesbians, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
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63%
Citizen Verdict (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marty Rockman, the notorious producer of the hit reality-TV show "So Sue Me", has a brand new concept: "Citizen Verdict". Each week a real criminal case will be tried before the American people, but this time they're also ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: jury, courtroom drama, tv show, dishonesty, crimes, legal investigation, life is a bitch, state affairs, fighting the system, rebellion, legal, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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62%
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: prison, fighting the system, confined, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, society, law enforcement, legal, dishonesty, legal action, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
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60%
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The 19th Wife (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fundamentalist sect member BeckyLyn is accused of killing her husband. Queenie, another wife in the polygamist sect, doesn't believe BeckyLyn is capable of such violence and desperate to prove her innocence reaches out to her excommunicated son ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, righting the wronged, religions or cults, church, estrangement, society, uncover truth, lifetime, religion, oracle, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: self defense, murder, lawyer, serial killer, manipulation, couples, crimes of passion, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, law enforcement, betrayal, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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52%
One Angry Juror (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Sarah Walsh, a tough New Orleans attorney who serves on a murder trial jury and does some investigating of her own.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, tense
Plot: murder, courtroom, false accusation, courtroom drama, uncover truth, investigation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
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51%
Eye of the Stranger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A stranger comes into town and causes a stir when he stands up for the townfolk, in the face of the intimidation tactics from Mayor Howard Baines. The scheming mayor wants to buy up all the local properties, and has hired two thugs to help ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, legal, contests and competitions, law enforcement, investigation, rivalry, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, terrorism, life is a bitch, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
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49%
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The Wee Man (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true life story of the rise to power of Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, rise to the top, crimes, rivalry, society, ambition, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, dishonesty, vengeance, frame up ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland
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48%
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The Runaway (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the birth of two boys, one white and one black, a mysterious and powerful Conjure Woman (Maya Angelou) prophesies that they will start the change. Growing up as best friends in rural Georgia in the 1940s, the boys make a discovery that leads the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: conspiracy, interracial relations, mystery, social relations, law enforcement, lifestyle, dishonesty, crimes, society, friendship, murder, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Fixer (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Killoran is a lawyer who can 'fix' any situation for his wealthy clients, usually by bribing or blackmailing corrupt officials. Killoran runs afoul of some of his clients when he has a crisis of conscience after miraculously surviving ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, going straight, legal investigation, legal, mystery, politics, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, surprise party ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
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Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, murder, frame up, vietnam veteran, protagonist as suspect, mystery, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Andrew Luster, the heir to the Max factor fortune, is convicted of rape on 86 counts. This Lifetime original movie recounts the rapes committed by the infamous Andrew Luster and the women who brought him to justice.
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: courtroom drama, investigation, injustice, life is a bitch, legal, crimes, society, dishonesty, nightclub, sexual abuse, rape, empire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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44%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason ventures to Paris to defend a U.S. Marine Corps Captain accused of murdering a man suspected of being a Nazi SS Officer.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, clever, rough ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, lawyer, intelligence agency, false accusation, courtroom drama, who done it, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, legal investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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State of Mind (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Reeling from the discovery of her husband's adultery, Grace moves back to her family home with her son. Amidst all this emotional turmoil, forensic psychologist Grace is asked by police to determine the guilt or innocence a man who killed his ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, investigation, false accusation, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, mind game, law enforcement, legal, criminal psychologist, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Wrong Woman (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this fresh take on Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Wrong Man,” Ellen Plainview, a sweet, caring, working wife and mother, answers the door one afternoon to learn that she is under arrest for attempted murder.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, legal action, law enforcement, couple relations, couples, crimes, love affair, court case, lifetime, female protagonist, society, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Through the Valley (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An innocent man framed for murder, and the system that just wants another minority conviction.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: racism, murder, fighting the system, protagonist as suspect, going straight, injustice, redemption, frame up, hopes, legal, crimes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Vendetta (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...
Style: captivating, rough, sincere, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, gangsters, italian mafia, intrigue, immigrants, mafia, lynching, injustice, courtroom, righting the wronged, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new orleans, usa
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39%
Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "To all outward appearances, Edna Cormick (Martha Henry) is the perfect housewife.... She's married to a man who'll stand up in public and say, "This is my wife," so that there'll be no confusion ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: feminist, infidelity, mental illness, murder, hospital, crimes, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
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39%
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: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic, tense
Plot: courtroom, private detective, false accusation, crimes, boss and employee, law enforcement, legal, dishonesty, courtroom drama, legal action, lawyer, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Tangier (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In August 1996, bus drivers Marcel Van Loock and Wim Moreels are apprehended by the Moroccan Customs for drug trafficking. Inside their bus, hidden behind a false compartment, they have discovered 700 pounds of hashish. Although the owner of the bus ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: prison, smuggling, survival, prison life, life is a bitch, dishonesty, false accusation, injustice, bus driver, warden, corrupt law enforcer, corrupt officer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: antwerp, africa, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Broken Mirrors (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Humour, the currency of Dutch director Gorris' first feminist thriller, A Question of Silence, is exchanged in her second for the much darker coinage of horror. A murderer is at large: a well-dressed businessman who incarcerates his victims, ...
Plot: prostitution, brothel, feminism, sex, prostitute, starvation, female director
Place: amsterdam
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38%
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Mistrial (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a cop-killer goes free, a detective's search for personal justice veers dangerously out of control. Declaring a mistrial, he takes the accused, the judge and the jury hostage...and begins a trial of his own.
Style: realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, hostage, courtroom, legal investigation, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, crimes, false accusation, murder, injustice, confined, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Manslaughter (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A college professor abandons his family and his career in order to champion his mistress, a student radical accused of killing a policeman.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: false accusation, fighting the system, injustice, legal, crime and punishment, law enforcement, ultimatum, society, murder, extramarital affair, older man younger woman relationship, empire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: copenhagen, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Knife in the Head (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night when seeking his estranged wife, Hoffmann goes to the youth center where she works. The police are there rounding up radicals who frequent the center - Hoffmann runs into the building and ends up being shot in the head. He awakens with ...
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: hospital, memory loss, dishonesty, mystery, life is a bitch, politics, terrorism, crimes, law enforcement, self discovery, vengeance, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: About the 1989 murders of Carolco Entertainment chairman, Jose Menendez, and his wife, Kitty, who were killed by their sons, Lyle and Erik, in Beverly Hills, allegedly for a multimillion-dollar inheritance.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Macho Dancer (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A former American soldier becomes an exotic dancer and male prostitute in Manila.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, erotic, rough ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, lgbt, prostitute, police corruption, male prostitution, couples, society, life is a bitch, crimes, love and romance, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
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36%