Movies and TV shows like Rake

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Rake (2010)
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Rake (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rake is an Australian television series, produced by Essential Media and Entertainment, that first aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's ABC1 in 2010. It stars Richard Roxburgh as rake Cleaver Greene, a brilliant but self-destructive Sydney barrister. The show airs in the United States on DirecTV's Audience Network. The second season began on 6 September 2012. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has also renewed the show for a third season Each episode entails Greene defending a different client. The Fox Network in the USA has commissioned an American version of Rake, starring Greg Kinnear as the lead character, renamed Keegan Deane for American audiences.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, captivating, light, clever, realistic, cynical
Plot: lawyer, court, trial, career, rivalry, crimes, courtroom, against the rules, judge, intrigue, deal, dedicated lawyer, middle aged, family relations, parents and children, ex couple relations, self destructing, coworker, murder, dishonesty, petty criminal, disorder, deadly, slick, media coverage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Rake

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about legal, power relations, courtroom drama, lawyer, workplace, dedicated lawyer and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Rake: Californication (2007), Doctor Doctor (2016), Eli Stone (2008), Franklin & Bash (2011), Better Call Saul (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Style: sexy, cynical, witty, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, writer's life, sexual relations, lust, dark humor, writers, lifestyle, sexual activity, addiction, family life, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, new york, los angeles
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Rake (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Keegan Deane's staggering lack of discretion and inability to self-censor land him the law cases that nobody else will touch. He always tries to do the right thing, but at the same time struggles to save himself from the many self-destructive ...
Style: realistic, cynical, semi serious, humorous
Plot: legal, courtroom, family relations, lawyers and clients, crimes, hotshot lawyer, intrigue, courtroom drama, lawyer, district attorney, dedicated lawyer, against the rules ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Doctor Doctor (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Hugh Knight, a rising heart surgeon who is gifted, charming and infallible. He is a hedonist who, due to his sheer talent, believes he can live outside the rules. His "work hard, play harder" philosophy is about to come back ...
Style: light, captivating, ironic, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: doctor, medical, small town, surgeon, physician, family relations, love and romance, medicine, quitting a job, society, fired from the job, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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100%
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Eli Stone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Eli Stone is an American legal comedy-drama TV series, named for its title character. The series follows Stone, a San Francisco lawyer who begins to have hallucinations, which leads him to two possible conclusions: a potentially fatal brain ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, surreal, feel good ...
Plot: lawyer, court, trial, courtroom drama, legal, lawyers and clients, uptight character, dedicated lawyer, family relations, self discovery, power relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Franklin & Bash (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When they're not hanging out at their favorite hot dog stand pontificating on what they'd go through to enjoy a night with their favorite female celebrities, Jared Franklin and Peter Bash are chasing down their latest clients...sometimes ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, sincere ...
Plot: law firm, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, courtroom, court, workplace situations, courtroom drama, trial, ambitious, power relations, friends, young man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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100%
Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: realistic, captivating, witty, stylized, tense ...
Plot: dark humor, moral dilemma, dishonesty, crimes, workplace situations, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, cons and scams, lawyer client relationship, family relations, private investigator, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: usa, new mexico, albuquerque new mexico
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House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, casual sex, hotshot hero, workplace situations, power relations, dishonesty, blind ambition, parents and children, flirting, profanity, satire, hotshot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
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Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kingdom is a British television series produced by Parallel Film and Television Productions for the ITV network. It was created by Simon Wheeler and stars Stephen Fry as Peter Kingdom, a Norfolk solicitor who is coping with family, colleagues, and ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: small town, family relations, boss and employee, legal, small town life, apprentice, siblings relations, hotshot lawyer, workplace, crimes, patronizing, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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The Defenders (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Defenders is a drama about two colorful Las Vegas defense attorneys who go all-in when it comes to representing their clients. Nick and Pete are the local go-to guys with an eclectic client list who are still looking to hit their own jackpot.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: lawyer, jury, workplace, courtroom, courtroom drama, hopes, lawyers and clients, law firm, coworker, society, partners, judge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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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: serious, clever, captivating, realistic
Plot: hotshot lawyer, lawyer, ambition, courtroom drama, rivalry, legal, uninhibited rivalry, workplace intrigue, lawyers and clients, courtroom, success, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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34%
Trial and Error (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After nearly 40 years of waiting for his big chance, Wilfred Morgenhall (Sellers) is given the case of defending Herbert Fowle (Attenborough) who is accused of murdering his wife (Beryl Reid). Despite Fowle's insistence of guilt, Moregenhall ...
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, clever, witty ...
Plot: murder, rebellion, hopes, society, protagonist as suspect, righting the wronged, courtroom, power relations, disorder, injustice, satire, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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Benched (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Nina is a dedicated, career driven corporate attorney who has a very public nervous breakdown after getting passed up for an expected promotion and now finds herself working as a public defender. Her personal and professional worlds are turned ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, life turned upside down, legal, disorder, courtroom, power relations, lawyer, love and romance, courtroom drama, female protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Harry's Law (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Harriet, Matthew and Malcolm couldn't be any more different, but when they cross paths, they realize they're all looking for a fresh start. The most unlikely of people are starting a law practice in the most unlikely of places -- a rundown ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: law firm, lawyer, courtroom, starting over, courtroom drama, workplace, lawyers and clients, legal action, legal, dedicated lawyer, partners, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cincinnati ohio
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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: law firm, legal, courtroom, lawyers and clients, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, workplace, legal action, courtroom drama, power relations, jury, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following a passion for country music, Ralph leaves his father’s sheep farm in a remote Australian town, armed with a guitar and a plane ticket to Nashville, Tennessee. He hopes to hitchhike to Sydney Airport where his take-off into a successful ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: crimes, follow your dream, ambition, partners, friends, couples, disorder, on the road, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, teenage life, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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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: realistic, suspenseful, clever, tense, semi serious ...
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, yorkshire, northern england
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32%
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Scoundrels (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A family of small-time criminals try to go straight after the father is sent to prison.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Plot: single parent, petty criminal, juvenile delinquency, going straight, family life, family relations, crimes, pretense, parents and children, business venture, dishonesty, code ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Lucky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lucky is an American dark comedy television series which ran for one season on FX Networks in 2003. The show starred John Corbett as Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a professional poker player and gambling addict. The series was created by ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: cons and scams, addiction, ambition, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, mind game, best friends, rivalry, gambling, cards, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
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31%
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Maximum Choppage (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Simon Chan has returned to his hometown after many years training in a faraway martial arts temple. He is a born hero, defender of the weak and champion of the honest people of Cabramatta... Well, not really. For Simon, it's only a matter of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: save the day, mistaken identity, heroes, vigilantism, fighting crime, best friends, disorder, family relations, good versus evil, gangsters, friends, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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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: courtroom drama, district attorney, courtroom, workplace, friends, friendship, relationship vs career, power relations, legal, classmates, law firm, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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F*!#Ing Adelaide (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: A comedy drama told from six different perspectives of a family who reunite in Adelaide when Mum plans to sell the family home. Any sense of togetherness quickly crumbles to reveal how fucked and glorious it is to be home.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, sentimental, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: family, family home, daughter, australian, sibling rivalry, brother sister relationship, getting home, magic, art, tv, son, child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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30%
The Whole Truth (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As District Attorney Kathryn Peale and defense attorney Jimmy Nolan rally their teams around their arguments and prepare to go head-to-head in the the courtroom, they make frantic moves and countermoves of complex legal wrangling to tilt justice in ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: legal action, district attorney, lawyer, lawyers and clients, rivalry, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, ego clash, legal, jury, buried truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: female lawyer, law firm, boss and employee, family relations, workplace situations, introspection, parents and children, death of parent, starting over, workplace, career change, loss of parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 8.3
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Call My Agent! (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: TV mini-series about a French talent agency
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, celebrity culture, workplace, workplace situations, disorder, life turned upside down, rivalry, friendship, society, satire, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
House of Hancock (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: House of Hancock tells the epic true story of the Hancock dynasty and the bizarre love triangle that emerged between Lang, his daughter Gina, and his beautiful Filipina housekeeper Rose.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, epic, saga
Plot: family business, fall in love, family relations, family problems, intrigue, parents and children, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, courtroom drama, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Fish in a Barrel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, rivalry, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, diamond ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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29%
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Crownies (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Delving into the extraordinary world of the Department of Public Prosecutions and its young, eager lawyers, Crownies follows five young solicitors as they face the pressures and endearing madness of modern single life - in a fast paced workplace ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, workplace situations, lawsuit, moral dilemma, ambition, workplace, courtroom, legal, power relations, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Moody Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Focused on the lovable, yet seasonally dysfunctional Moody family, A Moody Christmas is set against the backdrop of the one occasion that can bring out the best (and the worst) in people … Christmas Day.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: christmas, eccentric family, family relations, family tradition, family problems, parents and children, family gatherings, family life, dysfunctional family, disorder, nothing goes right, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Copy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Mesh Kilbourne is a tenacious, ambitious student journalist whose quest for the truth outweighs social niceties, friendships, and protocol. When he stumbles on a possible cheating scandal involving his editor in chief, he begins sniffing out the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: intrigue, college, journalism, social relations, dishonesty, youth, college life, media, scandal, christian, newspaper, religious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Matlock (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Matlock is an American television legal drama, starring Andy Griffith in the title role of criminal defense attorney Ben Matlock. The show, produced by The Fred Silverman Company, Dean Hargrove Productions, Viacom Productions and Paramount ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, legal action, mystery, legal, elderly, jury, lawyers and clients, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa, atlanta georgia
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29%