Movies like Strange Justice

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Strange Justice (1999)
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Strange Justice (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Fact-based story about the sexual harassment suit filed by Anita Hill during the appointment trials of Clarence Thomas for the Supreme Court during the George Bush Presidential administration. The film gives both parties a fairly even presentation and does not try to assess blame. It does, however, show a lot of background political maneuvering that took place, particularly on the part of Kenneth Duberstein, an administrative spin doctor."
Plot: race, giant, student, game, teacher, college, friendship, hotel, heroes, marijuana, rapist, manhood, belief, journalist, hospital, psychologist, president, domestic violence, white house, nun, power, african american, surgery, pursuit, psychiatrist ...
Time: year 1982, year 1991
Place: washington d.c., missouri

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Most similar movies to Strange Justice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and psychological films with plots about friendship, telephone call, drinking alcohol, drinking, family relations, friend and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Strange Justice: Precious (2009), About Alex (2014), First Time Felon (1997), Half Nelson (2006), The Exonerated (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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Precious (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in Harlem in 1987, Claireece "Precious" Jones is a 16-year-old African American girl born into a life no one would want. She's pregnant for the second time by her absent father; at home, she must wait hand and foot on her mother, ...
Style: bleak, rough, emotional, serious, harsh ...
Plot: domestic violence, poverty, rape, child abuse, fat girl, illiteracy, dysfunctional family, social misfits, sexual abuse, abusive mother, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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95%
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About Alex (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A circle of twenty-something friends reunite for a weekend away to console a suicidal member of their group. Yet, despite their best efforts to enjoy themselves, a tinderbox of old jealousies, unrequited love, and widening political differences ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, reunion, friends, college graduate, introspection, reunited friends, disagreement, drugs/alcohol, depression, suicide attempt, emotional breakdown, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
First Time Felon (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of Greg Yance. In the film, Yance (Epps) is a hood who goes to jail for possession of drugs. He is given a choice: 5 years in jail or a couple of months in boot camp. He chooses boot camp and finds out it is tougher than ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: boot camp, drug dealing, society, going straight, youth, juvenile delinquency, rehabilitation, crimes, gang, hopes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.2
 86K
Half Nelson (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: talky, serious, depressing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, loneliness, friendship, basketball, liberal, student, secret, coach, african american, ghetto, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Exonerated (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six people tell their stories on a single subject - how they got wrongfully convicted to death penalty, but later got exonerated.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, based on true events
Plot: false accusation, racism, injustice, fighting the system, human spirit, courtroom drama, deadly, legal, rebellion, hopes, life is a bitch, society ...
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79%
The Music of Chance (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two men face the consequences of gambling after playing with men beyond their league.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: gambling, card playing, card game, millionaire, gambler, danger, down on your luck, human nature, countryside, drifter, lottery, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.4
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Choose Connor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Owen Norris is at the top of his graduating middle-school class, and wants to know how the world works. He has no friends, spends almost all of his time studying, and has an almost nonexistent relationship with his white-collar ...
Style: touching, clever, realistic, serious, biting ...
Plot: campaign, teenage boy, politics, friendship, teenage life, state affairs, youth, congress, lie, ambition, political scandal, teenage crush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c.
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77%
 6.8
 14K
Interview (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Netherlands
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After falling out with his editor, a fading political journalist is forced to interview America's most popular soap actress.
Style: psychological, disturbing, melancholic, talky, stylized ...
Plot: actress, journalism, loser, videotaping, interview, deal, lie, betrayal, strong female character, paparazzi, politics, diary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, former yugoslavia, europe, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: reunion, friendship, college, anti war, weekend, volleyball, skinny dipping, protest, hopes, youth, society, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s, 60s
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c., boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An abusive sexual relationship between a white spinster schoolteacher and a young black janitor in 1956 Kansas complicates her struggle to come to grips with her sexuality and emotions.
Plot: interracial sex, janitor, radiator, exploring sexuality, interracial rape, puritan, loneliness, outburst, college student, man with glasses, egocentric man, female objectification ...
Time: 1950s, year 1954, year 1955, 50s, year 1956
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
One Night in Miami... (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of Cassius Clay's defeat of Sonny Liston in 1964, the boxer meets with Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown to change the course of history in the segregated South.
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, buddy movie, suspense
Plot: boxer, fight for justice, friendship between men, injustice, inequality, racial injustice, racism, victory, social injustice, motel, islam, civil rights movement ...
Time: year 1965, year 1964, year 1963, 1960s, 60s
Place: miami, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
An American Daughter (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Senator's daughter seems to have a lock on a nomination as the US Surgeon General, until a background check reveals she once neglected to return a jury-duty notice. Then she makes a mistake in comments about her homemaker mother that leaves ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: ambition, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, adultery, senator, political scandal, press conference, interview, skateboard, university professor, reporter, white house ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
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Two Voices (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sybil, a housewife with breast cancer has to be subjected to a mastectomy after which will silicone implants. Another woman, Kathleen also uses a breast implant for cosmetic reasons. Sybil start having problems with implants and the surgeon advised ...
Plot: attorney, courtroom, vacation, mother daughter relationship, secretary, lawyer, judge, friendship, hotel room, hotel, testimony, research ...
Time: 1990s, 80s, 90s
Place: kentucky, los angeles, maryland, sicily, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.3
 41K
North Country (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Style: rough, disturbing, emotional, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, courtroom drama, feminism, rape, small town, lawsuit, against the odds, sexism, court, fighting the system, labor union, financial problem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.9
 575
Choking Man (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The social anxiety of a morbidly shy Ecuadorian dishwasher working in a Queens diner provides the psychological engine that powers this blend of drama and magical realism.
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: city life, immigrants, americana, self discovery, friendship, restaurant, workplace romance, family relations, social misfits, workplace, diner, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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62%
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Daniel (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, Daniel is involved in the antiwar protest movement and contrasts his ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sincere, serious, contemplative
Plot: espionage, injustice, racism, uncover truth, politics, state affairs, betrayal, undercover, life is a bitch, dishonesty, fighting the system, false accusation ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
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Dirty Pictures (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.
Style: disturbing, serious, contemplative, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: lawsuit, politics, jury, courtroom, museum, courtroom drama, against the rules, fighting the system, artists and showbiz, legal, society, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 264
Cora Unashamed (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: From the short story by Langston Hughes.
Plot: grief, black american, mother daughter relationship, jealousy, african american, small town, single mother, servant, interracial relations, racist, housekeeper, loss of daughter ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 7.4
 95K
Reign Over Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: grief, friendship, dealing with death, loss of spouse, 9/11, friends, loss of loved one, tragic event, life changing experience, widow widower, buddies, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: african american, racism, friendship, male friendship, skateboard, skateboarding, rivalry, friends, society, courage, ethnic slur, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 3K
Day Zero (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The military draft is back. Three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor. If called to serve, what would you ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, duty, introspection, coping, military, destiny, friends, protestor, anti war, politics, freedom, honor ...
Time: future, september 11 2001
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
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The Doctor (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, and doctors from a patient's perspective, he realises that ...
Style: psychological, uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hospital, medical school, surgery, doctor, doctors and patients, coldhearted, redemption, intern, family relations, terminal illness, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
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51%
 3.7
 86K
The Room (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Johnny is a successful banker with great respect for and dedication to the people in his life, especially his future wife Lisa. The happy-go-lucky guy sees his world fall apart when his friends begin to betray him one-by-one.
Style: realistic, semi serious, cult film, light, absurd ...
Plot: infidelity, dark humor, friendship, love triangle, love affair, friends, best friends, love and romance, slice of life, troubled production, friendship between men, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.2
 20K
Tape (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A three-character ensemble piece set within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan. After 10 years apart, three disparate people come together to play out the unresolved drama of their final days in high school. Intrigued, we ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, sincere, psychological, talky ...
Plot: obsession, friends, reunion, blackmail, confession, criminal, secret, apology, jealousy, rape, haunted by the past, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 8K
Goat (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Reeling from a terrifying assault, a nineteen year old enrolls into college with his brother and pledges the same fraternity. What happens there, in the name of 'brotherhood,' tests him and his loyalty in brutal ways.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, melancholic, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: college, dormitory, 19 year old, sibling relationship, college student, death of friend, false accusation, drug use, father son relationship, party, nervousness, college campus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Stephanie Daley (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stephanie collapses in a pool of blood while on a school skiing trip. A doctor discovers that the blood is the after-effects of giving birth. Soon afterward, the body of a newborn baby is found in a toilet, its mouth blocked with toilet paper. ...
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, rough, contemplative ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, teenage life, investigation, family problems, courtroom drama, babies and infants, teenage pregnancy, teenage girl, sex education, ejaculation, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
3 Days in Quiberon (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1981, Quiberon, a small village on the coast of Brittany, France. Hilde Fritsch arrives to visit her old friend who has retreated to a spa hotel to escape the daily pressures of her life. Her friend is world-famous star Romy Schneider, but together, ...
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, romantic, emotional
Plot: actress, alcohol abuse, reporter, photo shoot, hotel room, photographer, best friend, interview, actor's life, deception, fame, troubled marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Spinning Into Butter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hate crime on the campus of a New England college puts the school's dean (Parker) in a position where she has to examine her own feelings about race and prejudice, while maintaining her administration's politically correct policies.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: college, racism, society, journalism, fighting the system, rebellion, investigation, african american, discrimination, profanity, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, new england, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Profoundly Normal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story. Donna Lee Shelby (Kirstie Alley), a mentally retarded girl who lives in Forest Haven, an institution for the developmentally disabled, meets Ricardo Thornton (Delroy Lindo), a fellow resident. When Forest Haven is closed by a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: interracial relations, couples, friendship, family life, human spirit, family in crisis, idealism, fighting the system, hopes, society, coping, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a housecleaner, a professor, and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, infidelity, false accusation, human nature, love affair, parents and children, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couples, understanding, family relations, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%