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The Insult (2017)
 7.6
 17K
The Insult (2017)
Original name: L'Insulte
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Cyprus, Belgium, Lebanon, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, inspirational, political, art house
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, attorney, prejudice, insult, palestinian, racial tension, crimes, christian, husband wife relationship, media coverage, idealism, president, politician, anger, refugee, worker, media circus, court case, faith, existentialism, conversation, foreigner, judgment ...
Place: lebanon, beirut lebanon

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Most similar movies to The Insult

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, murder, lawyer, courtroom, legal, court and courtroom drama mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Insult: The Collini Case (2019), Accused (2014), ...and justice for all. (1979), Guilty as Sin (1993), Trial by Jury (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Collini Case (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young lawyer stumbles upon a vast conspiracy while investigating a brutal murder case.
Style: psychological, captivating, atmospheric, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: lawyer, nazi war criminal, courtroom, courtroom drama, german soldier, childhood trauma, revenge killing, german, legal, nazi, murder, public defender ...
Time: 21st century, 1940s, year 1944, year 2001, 2000s ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, tuscany, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 4K
Accused (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An assistant prosecutor zealously pursues a conviction in the case of a pediatric nurse accused of murdering her patients, but doubt arises when her evidence shows that the infants may have died of natural causes.
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, serious, captivating
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, legal, crimes, nurse, accusation, hospital, prison, whistleblower, serial killer, baby ...
Time: 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
...and justice for all. (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. But if he doesn't do it, the judge will have him disbarred.
Style: suspense, realistic, disturbing, cynical, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, fighting the system, legal, court, corruption, rape, hotshot lawyer, lawyers and clients, injustice, price of justice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Guilty as Sin (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Before a criminal lawyer knows what has happened, she is forced to defend a wife killer she knows is guilty.
Style: tense, suspenseful, erotic, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, murder, lawyer, legal investigation, manipulation, obsession, psychopath, woman in danger, womanizer, uncover truth, crimes, family ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Trial by Jury (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done.
Style: sexy, tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, legal investigation, who done it, lawyer, gangsters, legal action, law enforcement, legal, society, rivalry, idealism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Darkness Falls (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, USA, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After his wife's suicide, Detective Jeff Anderson becomes convinced that she has been murdered. Obsessed with his investigation, he finds out that his wife was the victim of a team of father-and-son serial killers and sets out to stop them.
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: team, violence, crimes, heist, police detective, partners in crime, perfect crime, nypd, mental health, child in peril, danger
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Hard-nosed liberal lawyer Roman J. Israel has been fighting the good fight forever while others take the credit. When his partner – the firm’s frontman – has a heart attack, Israel suddenly takes on that role. He soon discovers some unsettling ...
Style: suspense, inspirational, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, murder, civil rights, court, moral dilemma, idealist, execution, african american, judgment, crimes, black man ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.1
 98K
Runaway Jury (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, tense, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lawyer, court, courtroom, courtroom drama, corruption, jury, justice, legal, society, righting the wronged, manipulation, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, san francisco, louisiana, indiana, cincinnati ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.6
 10K
Suspect (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But when public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to his case, ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, intense, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, lawyer, murder mystery, murder, courtroom, justice, mystery, false accusation, manipulation, police corruption, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 736
Perez. (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Demetrio Perez is a tough prosecutor torn between the corruption inherent in his job and the desire to do right by his family. But when opportunity presents itself and his daughter Thea falls in love with a Mafioso’s son, Perez has to cut through ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, dishonesty, blackmail, protection, family, legal, manipulation, child in peril, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 299
Marseille (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alex, the son of a gang boss from Marseilles, joins the French Foreign Legion to avoid a hit put out on him by the Corsican Mafia. Four years later, Alex deserts and returns to Marseilles to get back together with Katia, his former girlfriend. But ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: gang, crimes, family relations, parents and children, murder, mafia, lawyer, father son relationship, reprisal, rivalry, gangsters, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: marseille, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.7
 262K
A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: tense, suspense, tricky, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, u.s. navy, military, army investigation, court, marines, court martial, hotshot lawyer, suicide, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., cuba, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, twists and turns, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, court, legal investigation, legal, courtroom drama, murder, hotshot lawyer, crimes, arrest, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.4
 159K
A Time to Kill (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, courtroom drama, lawyer, court, murder, justice, small town, rape, courtroom, revenge, legal, legal action ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Good Marriage (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, dark secret, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, marriage, murder, family problems, uncover truth, crumbling marriage, crimes, couples, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 19K
The Juror (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: With his gangster boss on trial for murder, a mob thug known as "the Teacher" tells Annie Laird she must talk her fellow jurors into a not-guilty verdict, implying that he'll kill her son Oliver if she fails. She manages to do this, ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, psychological, suspense, intense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, obsession, courtroom, court, gangsters, lawyer, murder mystery, hitman, unlikely friendships, single parent, legal, blackmail ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 205K
Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, intellectual, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder mystery, lawyer, adultery, investigation, courtroom drama, manipulation, legal investigation, mind game, police investigation, obsession, guilt, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Our Kind of Traitor (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young Oxford academic and his attorney girlfriend holiday on Antigua. They bump into a Russian millionaire who owns a peninsula and a diamond watch. He wants a game of tennis. What else he wants propels the lovers on a tortuous journey to the City ...
Style: tense, suspense, twists and turns, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: espionage, russian mafia, corrupt politician, assassination, tennis, spy, crimes, betrayal, husband wife relationship, family in danger, justice, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, paris france, russia, morocco, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Remake of a 1956 Fritz Lang film in which a novelist's investigation of a dirty district attorney leads to a setup within the courtroom.
Style: twists and turns, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder mystery, courtroom, strong female character, murder, crimes, legal, who done it, uncover truth, fighting the system, frame up, journalism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 15K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, neo noir, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, murder, crimes, mystery, legal, court, courtroom drama, surveillance, adultery, divorce, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Illegal Tender (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After the gangsters who killed his father come to settle a score, a teenage boy and his mother turn the tables on the killers - one Latino family's quest for honor and revenge as the hunted become the hunters.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pregnancy, haunted by the past, gang, crimes, vigilantism, rivalry, drug dealing, revenge, murder, death of father, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, usa, latin america, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.1
 45K
Pink (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Deepak is a lawyer suffering from bipolar disorder who experiences frequent mood swings. One night, Rajveer and his friends get drunk and try to molest Miss Arora and her two roommates leading to an accident. The film revolves around how Deepak ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: attempted rape, courtroom drama, courtroom, lawyer, crimes, court, false accusation, bipolar disorder, fighting the system, power relations, dishonesty, wrongful arrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 73K
The Rainmaker (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When Rudy Baylor, a young attorney with no clients, goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy in their suit against an insurance company. But to take on corporate America, Rudy and a scrappy ...
Style: suspense, exciting, intense, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, legal, legal investigation, justice, domestic violence, lawsuit, self defense, insurance company, hopes, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Standoff at Sparrow Creek (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a mass shooting at a police funeral, reclusive ex-cop Gannon finds himself unwittingly forced out of retirement when he realizes that the killer belongs to the same militia he joined after quitting the force. Understanding that the shooting ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: interrogation, ex-cop, murder, uncover truth, crimes, radio, warehouse, militia, police, police funeral, danger, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 285
Bird (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fed up with the meaninglessness of her life, Samantha Flores, an unassuming and shy young woman, living in the city of Los Angeles is convinced by a friend, Juliette, a vivacious call-girl, to go out one night posing as her. What was supposed to be ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, murder, love, couples, friends, love and romance, chase, criminal underworld, crimes, gangsters, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 8K
Music Box (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.
Style: suspenseful, tense, emotional, talky, heartbreaking ...
Plot: courtroom drama, anti semitism, justice, court, war crime, courtroom, lawyer, communism, betrayal, world war two, manipulation, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, germany, poland, israel, argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 3K
Ace Attorney (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Based primarily on the first game in the series, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, the film focuses on rookie defense attorney Ryūichi Naruhodō, as he strives to protect his clients in various murder trials, including the death of his mentor, Chihiro ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, tense, light ...
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, murder, legal, legal action, supernatural, rivalry, false accusation, jury, multiple suspects, ghost, video game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 2K
Seven Days (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A successful lawyer who, in order to save her daughter, is pressured into defending the innocence of a man slated to receive the death penalty.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: lawyer, crimes, legal action, cover up, kidnapping, defense attorney, corrupt politician, salvation, protection, save the day, blackmail, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 7K
Nuts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A high-class call girl kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very distrustful of everybody, including her court-appointed attorney, and is ...
Style: psychological, sexy, thought provoking, feel good, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, court, courtroom, murder, self defense, one against many, flashback, child abuse, prostitution, insanity, psychiatrist ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Absolute Killers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller - Johnny Graham, raised by the Torino crime family after the death of his parents, is repeatedly torn between loyalty to his adoptive family and his conscience. - Edward Furlong, Grace Johnston, Meat Loaf
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: on the run, gangsters, crimes, witness protection, murder, redemption, violence, woman in danger, graphic violence, district attorney, u.s. marshal, new identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%