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, divorce, divorce lawyer, flirting, delivery man, legal, secretary, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female lawyer, law firm, customer, mental health, held at gunpoint, delivery boy, male female partnership
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 realistic, captivating, serious and psychological films and TV series with plots about lawyer, legal, law firm, rivalry, workplace, courtroom and lawyers and clients mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Civil Wars: Sweet Justice (1994), The Split (2018), Made in Jersey (2012), L.A. Law (1986), The Deep End (2010). 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: law firm, lawyer, hometown, family relations, interracial friendship, father daughter relationship, attorney, female lawyer, civil rights, american south
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95%
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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, realistic, sentimental, captivating
Plot: divorce lawyer, family relations, family business, law firm, estranged father, female lawyer, past, father son reunion, couples, society, infidelity, divorce ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london
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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, talky, serious, captivating
Plot: law firm, lawyer, lawsuit, workplace, legal, ambition, workplace situations, jury, rivalry, society, strong female presence, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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87%
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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, clever, serious
Plot: legal action, law firm, courtroom drama, legal, lawsuit, lawyer, workplace situations, office, hypocrisy, rivalry, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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73%
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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: law firm, corporate world, lawsuit, lawyer, rivalry, lawyers and clients, workplace, lifestyle, power relations, legal, ambition, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, price of justice, law firm, workplace, legal, injustice, rivalry, lawyers and clients, investigation, trespassing, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: captivating, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: legal, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, father daughter relationship, family relations, family reunited, parents and children, bittersweet, court case, father daughter conflict, sibling relationship ...
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: realistic, serious, talky, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: lawyer, dysfunctional family, wealthy family, eccentric family, family life, lifestyle, dedicated lawyer, family problems, master and servant, mogul, heir heiress, loss of parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: law firm, lawyer, reunion, legal, death row, courtroom
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: law firm, divorce, lawyer, tobacco, ex wife, lawsuit, cancer
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63%
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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: humorous, captivating, exciting, entertaining
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lawyer, court, attorney, investigation, second chance, uncover truth, legal investigation, acquittal, justice, false accusation, legal
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, rough, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: ex husband ex wife relationship, father daughter relationship, law firm, courtroom drama, name calling, lawyer, female lawyer, lawyer client relationship, politics, investigation, honest, law enforcement ...
Place: santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, clever, realistic, tense, stylized
Plot: courtroom drama, district attorney, courtroom, relationship vs career, workplace, friendship, friends, power relations, classmates, legal action, dedicated lawyer, law firm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: law firm, legal, courtroom, lawyers and clients, workplace, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, legal action, courtroom drama, power relations, jury, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, suspense, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: lawyer, corruption, strong female character, mayor, government, politics, husband wife conflict, rivalry, society, adaptation, dishonesty, escapades ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 371
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, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal, lawyers and clients, legal action, dedicated lawyer, reluctant partners, workplace situations, law firm, lawsuit, power relations, single mother, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lawyer, law firm, legal, child in peril, custody, rivalry, society, friendship, hotshot lawyer, father son relationship, social worker, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Game of Silence (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A successful Atlanta attorney's long-lost childhood friends unexpectedly reappear after 25 years. When a dark secret they thought they'd buried resurfaces, the brotherhood bands together to right the wrongs of their shared past - a journey ...
Style: serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: friendship between men, male friendship, lawyer, conspiracy, secret, revenge, organized crime, murder, abuse, childhood friends, childhood friend
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: tense, clever, suspenseful, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, lawyer, law firm, legal investigation, legal, workaholic, uninhibited rivalry, scapegoat, jury, rivalry, ambition, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4K
All Rise (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A look at the personal and professional lives of the judges, lawyers, clerks, bailiffs and cops who work at an L.A. County courthouse.
Style: emotional, captivating, disturbing, compassionate, uplifting
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, judge, courtroom, court, trial, police, coworker relationship, pressure, justice, new job, district attorney ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 9
The Catlins (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Catlins is an American prime-time soap opera on Superstation TBS that ran from April 1, 1983 to May 31, 1985. Created by Chris McIntyre, it focuses on the lives of two wealthy and feuding families; the Catlin family and the Quinn family. The ...
Plot: divorce, mother daughter relationship, love, drug cartel, business, marriage, parent, death, father, drugs, journalist, doctor ...
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Round Table (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Round Table is an American television series that aired on NBC on Friday nights from September 18, 1992 to October 16, 1992. The series is set in Washington D.C. and focuses on the lives of a group young professionals in their mid-twenties who ...
Plot: police, lawyer, young man, short lived, young adult, group of friends, politics, civil servant, young woman, vixen, twenty something, death of friend ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: law firm, co worker co worker relationship, workplace, love triangle, court, lawyers and clients, rivalry, workplace romance, legal action, society, trial, legal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
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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
Plot: law firm, lawyer, courtroom, investigation, government, female protagonist, business partner, suspicion, mistrust, dysfunctional family, love affair, intrigue ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story" in which Betty Broderick is on trial for the murder of her ex-husband and his new wife.
Plot: true crime, divorce, courtroom, lawyer, revenge, murder
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Breaking Point (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 10 min.
TV show
Story: BREAKING POINT follows a group of friends dealing with dreams, triumphs, and heartaches as day-to-day transitions and setbacks threaten their relationships and livelihoods.
Plot: friendship, gay, sex, murder, divorce, lesbian, seduction, lie, deception, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.0
 4K
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, realistic, captivating
Plot: hotshot lawyer, lawyer, ambition, rivalry, courtroom drama, workplace, lawyers and clients, courtroom, uninhibited rivalry, legal, success, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.4
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Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: witty, captivating, talky, serious, stylized ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, law firm, mentor, prodigy, success, ambition, workplace situations, mastermind, ambitious, deal, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 8K
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: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: female lawyer, law firm, boss and employee, family relations, workplace situations, introspection, starting over, death of parent, parents and children, workplace, career change, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Scenes from a Marriage (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 283 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years of Marianne and Johan's relationship are presented. We first meet them ten years into their marriage. He is a college professor, she a divorce lawyer. They say that they are happily married - unlike their friends Katarina and Peter ...
Style: psychological, talky, thought provoking, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: divorce, couples, marriage, breakup, selfishness, infidelity, society, romance, introspection, couple relations, human nature, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, eastern europe, sweden, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%