Movies and TV shows like Civil Wars

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Civil Wars (1991)
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Civil Wars (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Civil Wars is an American legal drama that aired on ABC from November 1991 to March 1993. The series was produced by Steven Bochco, known for his work on NYPD Blue, L.A. Law and Hill Street Blues. After a brief syndicated run on the FX Network in the mid 90s, the series has not aired since.
Plot: lawyer, legal, divorce, divorce lawyer, flirting, secretary, delivery man, female lawyer, law firm, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, customer, mental health, male female partnership, held at gunpoint, delivery boy
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Civil Wars

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about lawyer, legal, law firm, rivalry, female lawyer, workplace and courtroom mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Civil Wars: Sweet Justice (1994), L.A. Law (1986), Divorce Lawyers (2014), Made in Jersey (2012), Doubt (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sweet Justice (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sweet Justice is an American legal drama television series starring Cicely Tyson and Melissa Gilbert. The hour-long series ran from September 15, 1994 to April 22, 1995 on NBC. The series was produced by Trotwood Productions in association with ...
Plot: lawyer, law firm, legal, hometown, civil rights, female lawyer, interracial friendship, attorney, father daughter relationship, family relations, american south
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95%
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L.A. Law (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: L.A. Law is an American television legal drama series that ran for eight seasons on NBC from September 15, 1986, to May 19, 1994. Created by Steven Bochco and Terry Louise Fisher, it contained many of Bochco's trademark features including a ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, clever
Plot: lawyer, legal, law firm, courtroom drama, lawsuit, hypocrisy, office, workplace situations, lawyers and clients, high priced lawyer, workplace, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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71%
Divorce Lawyers (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
TV show
Story: On top of waging wars on behalf of their clients, divorce lawyers Luo Li and Chi Hai Dong have major beef when it comes to their personal opinions on love and marriage: despite her profession, Li remains a hopeless romantic, while Hai Dong is the ...
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: lawyer, divorce lawyer, divorce, female lawyer, husband wife relationship, romantic rivalry, relationship vs career, attorney, family relations, relationship problems, rivals, marital problem ...
Place: china
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68%
Made in Jersey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A young working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete among her pedigreed Manhattan colleagues at a prestigious New York law firm.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, talky
Plot: lawyer, law firm, workplace, lawsuit, workplace situations, legal, ambition, jury, rivalry, society, strong female presence, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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67%
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Doubt (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A successful defense lawyer at a boutique firm becomes romantically involved with a client who may or may not be guilty of a brutal crime.
Style: cynical, captivating, entertaining, ironic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, romance, lawyer, female lawyer, power relations, law firm, investigation, mystery, impossible love, workplace situations, women ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
L.A. Law: The Movie (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Reunion movie from the popular TV series reunites most of the original cast from the Los Angeles law firm of McKenzie-Brackman. In the eight years since the series ended, the founding senior partner, Leland McKenzie, has retired and left Douglas ...
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, law firm, courtroom, death row, legal, nypd, reunion
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Goliath (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Once a powerful lawyer, Billy McBride is now burned out and washed up, spending more time in a bar than a courtroom. When he reluctantly agrees to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the biggest client of Cooperman & McBride, the massive ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, rough
Plot: lawyer, father daughter relationship, law firm, ex husband ex wife relationship, name calling, female lawyer, lawyer client relationship, investigation, politics, honest, legal, destiny ...
Time: future
Place: santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Raising the Bar (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The lives and cases of young lawyers who work on opposite sides - the public defender's office and the district attorney's office - as well as those who sit in judgment on their cases.
Style: serious, tense, clever, realistic, stylized
Plot: legal, lawyer, courtroom drama, district attorney, courtroom, relationship vs career, workplace, friends, friendship, classmate, dedicated lawyer, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Split (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Defoes, a family of female divorce lawyers, are forced to face their past following the return of their estranged father after a 30 year absence.
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, sentimental
Plot: divorce lawyer, estranged father, family relations, family business, law firm, female lawyer, father son reunion, couples, society, infidelity, unfaithful husband, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Philly (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Philly is an American television series created by Steven Bochco that focused on criminal defense attorney Kathleen Maguire. It lasted a full season and was canceled due to low ratings. The final episode was advertised heavily as the series finale, ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal, legal action, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, single mother, workplace situations, reluctant partners, power relations, lawsuit, law firm, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Canterbury's Law (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Canterbury is a force of nature. An attorney on the rise, she puts her career on the line to take on risky and unpopular cases, even when they take a toll on her personal life. Elizabeth and her law professor husband, Matt Furey, haunted ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: lawyer, legal, courtroom drama, price of justice, law firm, workplace, injustice, lawyers and clients, rivalry, trespassing, investigation, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Deep End (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Deep End is an American television series created by David Hemingson and produced by 20th Century Fox Television for the ABC television network. Starring Mehcad Brooks, Matt Long, Tina Majorino, Clancy Brown, and Billy Zane, the show follows ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: lawyer, law firm, corporate world, lawsuit, rivalry, lawyers and clients, workplace, lifestyle, power relations, ambition, legal, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Outlaw (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Outlaw is an American television series that was aired on the NBC network. The one-hour courtroom drama stars Jimmy Smits as a Supreme Court Justice who resigns from the bench and returns to private practice in an elite law firm where Claire Sax, ...
Style: realistic, clever, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: legal, law firm, lawyers and clients, workplace, hotshot lawyer, legal action, dedicated lawyer, society, power relations, jury, lawyer, judge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Laws of love (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of two lawyers specializing in family law, Ricardo and Alejandra, that despite coming from two disappointments and being in a world where it seems that love loses strength, before so much divorce, they still have faith in finding true love.
Style: psychological, realistic, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: law firm, workplace, lawyer, co worker co worker relationship, love triangle, court, lawyers and clients, rivalry, legal action, society, lawyer client relationship, female lawyer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Good Fight (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Grace Cragin is a bright young lawyer who has a passion for the fight against injustice. Her ex-husband Henry is a lawyer too, but his passion is only to win. The two were divorced ten years earlier when Henry's lust for conquest led him to ...
Plot: lawyer, ex wife, tobacco, lawsuit, cancer, law firm, divorce
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Bluff City Law (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The lawyers of an elite Memphis law firm specializing in the most controversial landmark civil rights cases and led by legendary lawyer Elijah Strait and his brilliant daughter, Sydney Keller, take on the toughest David-and-Goliath cases while ...
Style: bleak, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious
Plot: lawyer, legal, courtroom drama, court case, father daughter relationship, estrangement, family relations, legal system, parents and children, alienation, sibling relationship, bittersweet ...
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Code (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The military's brightest minds tackle the country's toughest legal challenges at the Marine Corps Base Quantico, where every attorney is trained as a prosecutor, a defense lawyer, an investigator, and a Marine. Working side-by-side, they ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: marine, lawyer, military, military officer, hotshot lawyer, court, prosecutor, female lawyer, legal action, defense attorney, law and order, marines ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
For The People (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Brand new lawyers work for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country – all as their personal lives intersect.
Style: talky, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, rivalry, judge, court, criminal justice, workplace situations, lesbian, dispute, law and order, workplace, law school ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Aber Bergen (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Aber Bergen is an entertaining courtroom drama about the recently separated , but for the time being professional partners, Erik Aber and Elea Bergen. They are two of the country's sharpest defense attorneys, who together with an unorthodox ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: lawyer, detective agency, crime investigation, investigation, teamwork, forensics, crime solving, attorney, fighting crime, private detective, detective inspector, law firm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7K
Conviction (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A brilliant young attorney, who is also the daughter of a former U.S. president, is blackmailed to head up LA's new Conviction Integrity Unit. She and her team investigate cases where people may have been wrongly convicted.
Style: disturbing, humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lawyer, attorney, court, investigation, second chance, uncover truth, blackmail, accusation, public defender, law and order, falsely accused, protector ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 105
Crash & Burn (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Cra$h & Burn is a Canadian television drama series created by Malcolm MacRury. The show takes place in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, where it is also filmed. The series stars Luke Kirby as Jimmy Burn, a claims investigator for Protected Insurance.
Plot: legal, insurance, mob boss, premarital sex, chop shop, female detective, social worker, male female friendship, female lawyer, insurance fraud, insurance agent, office politics ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Pearson (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Powerhouse lawyer Jessica Pearson adjusts to the dirty world of Chicago politics.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, captivating, suspense
Plot: lawyer, politics, strong female character, husband wife conflict, corruption, mayor, government, society, adaptation, rivalry, disorder, escapades ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dirty Sexy Money (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Darling family's obscene wealth and enormous power makes them easy targets for their rivals, enemies, and the tabloids. Patriarch Tripp uses his money and influence to shield his five adult children from the prying eyes of the world. As ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, talky, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wealthy family, lawyer, hot and sexy, dysfunctional family, family problems, dedicated lawyer, lifestyle, family life, eccentric family, heir, mogul, master and servant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Silk (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Silk is a British television drama series produced by the BBC and first shown in 2011. Written by Peter Moffat, the series follows a set of barristers, and what they do to attain the rank of Queen's Counsel, known as "taking silk."
Style: clever, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: legal, lawyer, lawyers and clients, ambition, courtroom drama, rivalry, workplace, uninhibited rivalry, workplace intrigue, success, courtroom, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Just Cause (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Just Cause is an award-winning Canadian legal drama television series produced by Mind's Eye Entertainment. Filming was done in Vancouver, British Columbia but the series is set in San Francisco, California.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: law firm, lawyer, legal, warden, righting the wronged, legal investigation, wrongful conviction, dishonesty, missing person, rivalry, life is a bitch, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5K
The Guardian (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately, the high life has gotten the best of Nick. Arrested for drug use, he's sentenced to do 1,500 hours of community service, somehow to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, legal, law firm, child in peril, friendship, rivalry, society, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, social worker, community service, cocaine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.3
 28K
The Good Fight (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Picking up one year after the events of the final broadcast episode of "The Good Wife", an enormous financial scam has destroyed the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia Rindell, while simultaneously wiping out her mentor and godmother Diane ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining, exciting, queer cinema
Plot: law firm, lawyer, female lawyer, courtroom, female protagonist, investigation, government, business partner, mistrust, suspicion, dysfunctional family, intrigue ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 200
First Monday (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A newcomer to the Supreme Court finds himself a pivotal force on an often deadlocked bench, frequently at odds over hot-button cases in this earnest but brief legal drama.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, gloomy
Plot: legal, supreme court, lawsuit, power relations, workplace, legal action, workplace situations, courtroom, politics, life is a bitch, judiciary, liberal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.1
 299
North Square (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: North Square is an award-winning British television drama series written by Peter Moffat and broadcast by Channel 4 at the end of 2000. Starring an ensemble cast, including Phil Davis, Rupert Penry-Jones, Helen McCrory and Kevin McKidd, the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: legal, dedicated lawyer, lawyer, law firm, legal investigation, jury, ambition, rivalry, scapegoat, uninhibited rivalry, courtroom drama, lawyers and clients ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 9K
Fairly Legal (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Kate Reed is a firm believer that justice can always be found--even if it's not always in the courtroom. Once a lawyer at her family's esteemed San Francisco firm, Kate's frustration with the legal system led her to a new career as a ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: female lawyer, lawyer, law firm, legal, family relations, career change, power relations, starting over, workplace, introspection, workplace situations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%