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Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story (1996)
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Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A female is harassed and takes the case to court.
Plot: creep, legal, court, trial, courtroom, sexual harassment

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing and sincere films with plots about courtroom, court, legal, courtroom drama, trial, life is a bitch and dishonesty mostly in Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story: Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013), One Angry Juror (2010), Snap Decision (2001), Stand Against Fear (1996), L.A. Law: The Movie (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013)
Genre: Drama
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Snap Decision (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Stand Against Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: sentimental, gloomy, uplifting, serious, realistic
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Genre: Drama
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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: serious, realistic, bleak
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