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Perry Mason Returns (1985)
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Perry Mason Returns (1985)
Original name: Perry Mason returns
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, mind bending, realistic
Plot: courtroom, private detective, false accusation, crimes, crime, law enforcement, boss and employee, legal action, legal, dishonesty, deadly, courtroom drama, inheritance, murder, perry mason, mystery, rivalry, dedicated lawyer, power relations, lawyer, court, trial, last will and testament
Time: 80s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Perry Mason Returns

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and mind bending films with plots about mystery, deadly, legal, crimes, dedicated lawyer, murder and courtroom drama mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Perry Mason Returns: Three Blind Mice (2001), McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005), The Advocate (2013), Her Fatal Flaw (2006), Matlock (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jordan White, a publisher friend of Perry, is called to a hotel where a guest, famous horror writer David Hall, has cleared out the hotel for a weekend and has called his "friends" - an actress, a fortune-teller, David's private ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, perry mason, protagonist as suspect, writer's life, power relations, hotel, false accusation, courtroom drama, who done it, murder, ghost, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.
Style: clever, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, mind game, law enforcement, parents and children, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, life is a bitch, false accusation, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman suddenly disappears after an early morning walk, and her husband is accused of murder.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, dishonesty, law enforcement, righting the wronged, wrong place wrong time, private detective, who done it, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Perry investigates the murder of a former madam and uncovers a multimillion dollar banking fraud in the process.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, dedicated lawyer, crimes, legal action, amateur detective, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, deadly, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Perry must defend the husband of an old flame from a murder charge.
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, crime, legal action, legal, courtroom drama, frame up, moral dilemma, manipulation, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason defends the husband of a famous rock singer who was found being killed after having had a tremendous discussion with her husband and her manager.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, crime, dedicated lawyer, amateur detective, private detective, couples, legal, dishonesty, couple relations, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A priest is murdered and the main suspect is a nun.
Style: clever, suspenseful, talky, mind bending, cynical ...
Plot: courtroom, church, perry mason, life is a bitch, private detective, investigation, clergy, legal, crime, love affair, uncover truth, forbidden love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hockey player of friend of Ken Malansky's is accused of murdering a team owner. Perry takes the case.
Style: serious, rough, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, perry mason, false accusation, deadly, athlete's life, boss and employee, crimes, legal, rivalry, ice hockey, amateur detective, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mason defends a man he had sentenced to prison when he was an appellate-court judge. Now, 18 months after the sentencing, a new witness turns up to prove the man's innocence. Mason steps in to defend the man.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, frame up, false accusation, perry mason, mystery, wrongfully committed, power relations, courtroom drama, heroes, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The chief suspects in the murder of an author are the numerous colleagues whom he continuously plagiarized.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, dedicated lawyer, private detective, intrigue, legal, desire for fame, media, writer's life, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gangster who has commited all kinds of crimes is accused to have killed his wife. As he was not the murderer in this case Perry Mason intents to find the killer...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, legal action, mystery, legal, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: clever, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, legal, deadly, investigation, crime, confined, private detective, dishonesty, obsessive quest, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An actor rigs a fake shooting on TV with the connivance of his friend, the show's host, but the practical joke goes wrong when the gun turns out to contain a live round.
Style: suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, perry mason, investigation, dishonesty, society, actor's life, legal, dedicated lawyer, who done it, tv show, courtroom drama, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Della's friend is accused of murdering a rival fashion magazine editor.
Style: clever, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, crimes, workplace, crime, against the odds, uncover truth, track down, false accusation, riddles and clues, courtroom drama, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young theatre director is accused of killing a more famous Broadway director. Perry takes his case.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, perry mason, artists and showbiz, crimes, workplace, legal, deadly, investigation, crime, dedicated lawyer, mystery, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A painter, believed to be dead, returns to make allegations that a gallery owner is selling counterfeits of his work. Later, the artist is murdered.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: courtroom, perry mason, mystery, deadly, crimes, murder, uncover truth, false accusation, dishonesty, amateur detective, investigation, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson (1989)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ken Malansky, a law student of Perry Mason's, is accused of murdering a fellow student. Perry is reluctant to take on his case as the victim was the son of a close friend.
Style: suspenseful, witty, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, rivalry, legal investigation, crime, legal, university, who done it, power relations, deadly, friendship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The owner of a cosmetics company is unveiling a new cream which she claims she's been using. She's been keeping her age a secret and now reveals that she's 60 and owes her appearance to the cream. She's later killed and the ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, perry mason, legal, dedicated lawyer, murder, who done it, uncover truth, false accusation, dishonesty, mystery, legal investigation, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the set of a popular daytime soap opera 'Mile High', actress Kris Buckner is being forced off by co-star Mark Stratton. When she says that she'll 'kill him before she leaves the show', she makes herself the prime suspect ...
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, legal, amateur detective, actor's life, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, mystery, dedicated lawyer, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason is invited to the marriage of the daughter of an old friend of his. But after the ceremony the uncle of the bride is dead. Certainly this is a case for Perry Mason.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, perry mason, false accusation, hotshot lawyer, legal, amateur detective, murder, crimes, deadly, courtroom drama, crime, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: David Katz is a world famous magician and he comes to Denver with his group to perform for a charity gala for disabled children. Also there is Perry and Della as all three are supporters of the charity. Kate Ford, an assistant with an arrogant ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, perry mason, power relations, boss and employee, experiment gone awry, courtroom drama, false accusation, against the odds, crimes, mystery, investigation, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: suspenseful, rough, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, protagonist as suspect, mystery, false accusation, crimes, dishonesty, crime, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a favor to a friend, defense attorney McBride takes on a client accused of murdering a woman. When McBride and his partner Phil investigate the deceased, they discover she had many identities and with each new life she was leading the list of ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, mystery, false accusation, rivalry, wrong place wrong time, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, legal, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Advocate (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A grieving defense attorney gets caught in a twisted game of who-done-it when he takes on the case of a beautiful socialite who is accused of murder.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, deadly, legal action, legal investigation, crimes, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Her Fatal Flaw (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you think your dating life is hard, check out what happens to poor Laney! Talk about a love hangover: The nice guy this prominent attorney spent last night with winds up being the main suspect in the brutal murder of a Chicago city councilman. If ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, mystery, manipulations, manipulation, police detective, woman in danger, legal investigation, danger, courtroom drama, murder, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Matlock (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Matlock is an American television legal drama, starring Andy Griffith in the title role of criminal defense attorney Ben Matlock. The show, produced by The Fred Silverman Company, Dean Hargrove Productions, Viacom Productions and Paramount ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, legal action, mystery, legal, elderly, false accusation, murder, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, serious ...
Plot: legal, mystery, murder, courtroom drama, crimes, dishonesty, lawyer, legal investigation, father son relationship, uncover truth, couple relations, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Physical Evidence (1989)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A police officer suspended and now accused of murder is forced to join forces with his court-appointed attorney to assemble the pieces of a deadly puzzle to find the missing link before time runs out.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, police, crime, dishonesty, deadly, legal investigation, who done it, frame up, suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Deadlocked (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Portugal, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man is accused of rape and murder and placed on trial. His father doesn't believe that he is guilty, so in act of desperation he grabs the bailiff's guns and takes the whole jury hostage and insists that the prosecuting attorney ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: hostage, legal, courtroom, rebellion, uncover truth, false accusation, hostages, legal action, legal investigation, injustice, price of justice, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
And Never Let Her Go (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic
Plot: obsession, missing person, murder, mystery, dangerous attraction, love affair, couples, deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%