Movies and TV shows like The Defenders 2010

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The Defenders (2010)
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, jury, courtroom, hopes, workplace, courtroom drama, legal action, partners, judge, coworker, boss, society, law firm, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, power relations, defense attorney, court, trial, ambition, against the rules, ambitious, legal, ethics, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada

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Most similar movies to The Defenders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, power relations, dedicated lawyer and workplace mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Defenders: Franklin & Bash (2011), Boston Legal (2004), The Practice (1997), Harry's Law (2011), Outlaw (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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Boston Legal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Boston Legal is an American legal dramedy created by David E. Kelley and produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ABC. The series aired from October 3, 2004, to December 8, 2008. Boston Legal is a spin-off of long-running Kelley ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, law firm, courtroom drama, lawyer, ethics, partners, legal, civil rights, idealism, workplace, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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The Practice (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Practice is an American legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston law firm. Running for eight seasons on ABC from 1997 to 2004, the show won the Emmy in 1998 and 1999 for Best Drama Series, and ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, clever, stylized
Plot: law firm, lawyer, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, legal, courtroom, social problems, moral dilemma, workplace, dishonesty, lawyers and clients, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, 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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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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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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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
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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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100 Centre Street (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 100 Centre Street is an American legal drama created by Sidney Lumet and starring Alan Arkin, Val Avery, Bobby Cannavale, Joel de la Fuente and Paula Devicq.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking, gloomy
Plot: courtroom, legal action, dedicated lawyer, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, legal, lawsuit, workplace situations, jury, cop witness relations, judge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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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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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
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Perry Mason (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1932 Los Angeles, the series focuses on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason. Living check-to-check as a low-rent private investigator, Mason is haunted by his wartime experiences in France and suffering the effects of a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, lawyer, false accusation, courtroom drama, investigation, origin story, courtroom, murder, perry mason, dishonesty, police corruption, legal action ...
Time: 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, united states, california
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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, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Law & Order: Trial by Jury is an American television drama about criminal trials set in New York City. It was the third spin-off from the long-running Law & Order. The show's almost exclusive focus was on the criminal trial of the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Defenders (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series that ran on CBS from 1961–1965. It starred E. G. Marshall and Robert Reed as father-and-son defense attorneys who specialized in legally complex cases, with defendants such as neo-Nazis, ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, legal, workplace situations, lawyers and clients, workplace, parents and children, defense attorney, family relations, society, parent child relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, price of justice, law firm, workplace, legal, injustice, rivalry, lawyers and clients, society, investigation, trespassing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: lawyer, trial, court, rivalry, career, against the rules, judge, crimes, courtroom, intrigue, dedicated lawyer, deal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Close to Home (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Close to Home is an American crime drama television series co-produced by Warner Bros. Television and Jerry Bruckheimer Television for CBS. While in pre-production the series was known as American Crime. It first aired from October 4, 2005 to May ...
Style: sentimental, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom drama, prosecutor, lawyers and clients, district attorney, dedicated lawyer, workplace, boss and employee, family relations, jury, power relations, legal, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, indiana
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From the Hip (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Apprentice lawyer Robin Weathers turns a civil suit into a headline grabbing charade. He must reexamine his scruples after his shenanigans win him a promotion in his firm, and he must now defend a college professor who is appearantly guilty of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychological, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, murder, courtroom drama, righting the wronged, law firm, power relations, army investigation, hotshot lawyer, legal, deadly, legal investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa, california
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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, legal, law firm, child in peril, custody, rivalry, society, friendship, hotshot lawyer, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, social worker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
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30%
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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, lawsuit, legal, lawyer, workplace situations, office, hypocrisy, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Justice (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Justice is an American legal drama produced by Jerry Bruckheimer that aired on Fox in the USA and CTV in Canada. The series also aired on Warner Channel in Latin America, Nine Network in Australia, and on TV2 In New Zealand. It first was broadcast ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, captivating
Plot: law firm, lawyer, female lawyer, trial, courtroom drama, jury, court, media circus, legal investigation, legal, rivalry, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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28%
Law & Order: UK (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Adapted from the hit US series, Law & Order: UK follows a team of police detectives and prosecutors representing the public interest in the criminal justice system.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Plot: courtroom, forensics, police detective, police investigation, cop witness relations, crimes, crime, workplace, fighting crime, legal, rivalry, jury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Shark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Notorious Los Angeles defense attorney Sebastian Stark becomes disillusioned with his career after his successful defense of a wife-abuser results in the wife's death. After more than a month trying to come to grips with his situation, he is ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: hotshot lawyer, murder, trial, lawyer, false accusation, prosecutor, evidence, crimes, uncover truth, court, testimony, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Reckless (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gorgeous Yankee litigator and a charming southern attorney must hide their intense mutual attraction as a police sex scandal threatens to tear the city of Charleston, S.C. apart.  
Style: sexy, realistic, tense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom, opposites attract, legal, lawyers and clients, crimes, courtroom drama, lawyer, love and romance, dishonesty, friendship, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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American Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology drama focusing on all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system dealing with crimes committed in America.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, courtroom, family relations, interracial relations, society, murder, parents and children, racism, legal, tragedy, courtroom drama, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Leap Year (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After being laid-off from their corporate day jobs, Aaron, Bryn, Derek, Olivia and Jack compete to get their businesses off the ground when a mystery benefactor promises to invest $500,000 in one of their startups.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, inspirational, semi serious ...
Plot: ambition, money raising, workplace, boss and employee, computers and web, power relations, buddies, programmer, rise to the top, society, rivalry, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bull (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Jason Bull is the brilliant, brash, and charming founder of a hugely successful trial consulting firm.
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, light
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, psychologist, investigation, workplace situations, jury, outsmarting, research, human nature, leader, manipulation, analysis ...
Place: new york, usa
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