Movies like Perry Mason Returns

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Perry Mason Returns (1985)
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, mind bending, realistic
Plot: courtroom, private detective, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, boss and employee, legal action, legal, courtroom drama, dishonesty, lawyer, murder, inheritance, intelligence agency, mystery, rivalry, dedicated lawyer, power relations, court, last will and testament, deadly, perry mason, reunion, crime, trial
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 serious, realistic, suspenseful and mind bending films with plots about lawyer, deadly, legal, crimes, mystery, murder and dedicated lawyer mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Perry Mason Returns: Three Blind Mice (2001), The Advocate (2013), Her Fatal Flaw (2006), McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005), Innocent (2011). 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: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, intelligence agency, private investigator, writer's life, legal, crimes, dedicated lawyer, investigation, private detective, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, lawyer, intelligence agency, law enforcement, amateur detective, dishonesty, mind game, courtroom drama, investigation, false accusation, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: psychological, serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, lawyer, intelligence agency, couple relations, friendship, cons and scams, courtroom drama, false accusation, crime gone awry, legal investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, intelligence agency, lawyer, romance, courtroom drama, moral dilemma, frame up, legal, love and romance, amateur detective, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: talky, suspenseful, serious, clever, mind bending ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, who done it, protagonist as suspect, power relations, crimes, righting the wronged, hotshot lawyer, wrong place wrong time, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, lawyer, intelligence agency, private investigator, dishonesty, law enforcement, amateur detective, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, intelligence agency, lawyer, ice hockey, workplace, investigation, murder, legal, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: psychological, talky, mind bending, cynical, serious ...
Plot: lawyer, intelligence agency, church, courtroom, power relations, who done it, courtroom drama, false accusation, forbidden love, love affair, clergy, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, intelligence agency, frame up, false accusation, life is a bitch, legal investigation, wrongfully committed, power relations, mystery, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: intelligence agency, lawyer, courtroom, murder, righting the wronged, power relations, courtroom drama, false accusation, legal action, life is a bitch, investigation, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, writers, lawyer, intelligence agency, power relations, writer's life, private detective, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, intelligence agency, private investigator, power relations, investigation, legal, mystery, workplace, crimes, dedicated lawyer, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever
Plot: courtroom, intelligence agency, lawyer, murder, righting the wronged, investigation, dedicated lawyer, society, actor's life, hotshot lawyer, mystery, media ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: serious, realistic, mind bending, clever, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, murder, intelligence agency, private investigator, crimes, investigation, workplace, legal, dedicated lawyer, obsessive quest, witnessing a crime ...
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: 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 ⇓
60%
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: rough, mind bending, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, intelligence agency, flirting, artists and showbiz, uncover truth, mystery, dedicated lawyer, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: mind bending, serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful
Plot: intelligence agency, lawyer, courtroom, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, dedicated lawyer, legal, legal investigation, false accusation, who done it, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, witty
Plot: courtroom, murder, intelligence agency, lawyer, moral dilemma, courtroom drama, university, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, legal, rivalry, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, lawyer, murder, intelligence agency, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, crimes, amateur detective, legal, actor's life, artists and showbiz, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: intelligence agency, lawyer, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, amateur detective, private detective, investigation, false accusation, legal, murder, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, crimes, power relations, experiment gone awry, false accusation, courtroom drama, against the odds, boss and employee, dedicated lawyer, amateur detective, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, hotshot lawyer, who done it, courtroom drama, social differences, injustice, righting the wronged, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, manipulation, mystery, police detective, woman in danger, dishonesty, legal, legal investigation, murder, courtroom drama, courtroom, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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
Plot: mystery, courtroom drama, legal investigation, false accusation, wrong place wrong time, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, legal, murder, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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 ...
Plot: lawyer, legal, murder, mystery, crimes, courtroom drama, dishonesty, legal investigation, father son relationship, uncover truth, couple relations, affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: intelligence agency, lawyer, courtroom, murder, reunion, perry mason, radio station, tape over mouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Lawyer (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Wilma Harrison had it all. A wealthy doctor for a husband. A big playboy for a lover. A beautiful home. And a horrible death.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: lawyer, socialite, business, murder, hotshot lawyer, injustice, power relations, couples, courtroom drama, who done it, infidelity, false accusation ...
Time: 60s
⇓ 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, murder, missing person, mystery, dangerous attraction, love affair, mysterious man, crimes, protagonist as suspect, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Night of the Wilding (1990)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joseph Gainer is a high priced attorney, notorious for getting guilty criminals off the hook. But Gainer is forced to take another look at the price you pay for defending the guilty when he takes on a case of three young men accused of a heinous ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing
Plot: courtroom, gang, power relations, dishonesty, life is a bitch, legal, rivalry, dedicated lawyer, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%