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Killing Time (2010)
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Killing Time (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Killing Time is an Australian television drama series on TV1 subscription television channel which first screened in 2011. It is based on the true story of disgraced lawyer Andrew Fraser. In New Zealand it screens on Prime Television. The ten part series is written by Ian David, Mac Gudgeon, Katherine Thompson and Shaun Grant. The executive producer is Jason Stephens. The series was initially due to screen in 2010 but was deferred due to strong violence and horror content scenes of the mini-series, which jeopardised a series of gangland trials that were in progress.
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: rise and fall, crimes, confined, lawyers and clients, prison, ambition, legal, disgraced, introspection, drug abuse, society, rivalry, courtroom, prison life, crime, courtroom drama, criminal
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, legal, courtroom drama, courtroom, murder, crime and lawyers and clients mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Killing Time: Crownies (2011), Reckless (2014), The Whole Truth (2010), American Crime (2015), Janet King (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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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, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom, opposites attract, legal, crimes, courtroom drama, lawyers and clients, lawyer, love and romance, dishonesty, friends, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
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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, rivalry, lawyers and clients, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, ego clash, legal, buried truth, jury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: family relations, courtroom, crimes, interracial relations, society, murder, parents and children, racism, legal, tragedy, courtroom drama, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Janet King (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Senior Prosecutor Janet King returns from maternity leave to confront a high-profile murder, and a conspiracy which will have shocking ramifications throughout the judicial system.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, clever, political thriller
Plot: courtroom drama, ambition, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, workplace situations, boss and employee, legal action, legal, murder, workplace, courtroom, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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The Jury (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: The Jury is a British television serial broadcast in 2002. The series was the first ever to be allowed to film inside the historic Old Bailey courthouse.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, jury, murder, uncover truth, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, price of justice, society, support group ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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The Verdict (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his wife's murderer is released due to a procedural error, Luc will do everything in his power to stop it from happening... He is going to take justice into his own hands and will then compete with the constitutional state which let him ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: justice, legal, legal action, injustice, life is a bitch, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, courtroom, court, trial, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
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The Mind of a Murderer (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Michelle Ward goes behind bars to interview violent murderers and offer insight into what drives people to kill. From her early doctorate research on psychopathy, to her ongoing study of criminal behavior, she possesses a unique ability to push ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: uncover truth, crimes, criminal heroes, murder, deadly, prison, crime, interview
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Wentworth (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison. A modern adaptation and sequel of the iconic Prisoner series.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: women's prison, prison life, lesbian, prison, women in prison, lesbian relationship, life is a bitch, crimes, protest, power struggle, sadism, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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39%
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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: tense, realistic, psychological, serious, captivating
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, legal, crimes, accusation, hospital, nurse, whistleblower, lawyer, prison, female director, fired from the job ...
Time: 21st century
Place: holland
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The Divide (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The Divide is a 2014 legal drama that aired on WE tv. The first season consisted of eight hour-long episodes. It premiered on July 16, 2014. On October 30, 2014, the series was canceled by WE-tv.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, captivating, contemplative
Plot: legal investigation, crimes, moral dilemma, district attorney, courtroom, lawyers and clients, legal, lawyer, murder, planting evidence, blind ambition, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
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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, witty, captivating, stylized, tense ...
Plot: dark humor, moral dilemma, dishonesty, crimes, lawyer, workplace situations, hotshot lawyer, cons and scams, lawyer client relationship, family relations, private investigator, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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35%
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Injustice (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: On the surface William Travers is a picture of success. An accomplished criminal barrister happily living with his wife in rural Suffolk. However, Travers is still recovering from a traumatic series of events that have shaken his belief in the legal ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: courtroom drama, conspiracy, police investigation, lawsuit, courtroom, murder, legal, haunted by the past, law enforcement, police brutality, vicious, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Common (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multi-award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern's brand new film based on the UK's controversial joint enterprise law. Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless 17 year old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: legal, murder, crimes, courtroom drama, courtroom, false accusation, injustice, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Snow on tha Bluff (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When Curtis Snow steals a video camera from some college kids during a dope deal, he gives the camera to his best friend, Pancho, and they start documenting their lives. At first its business as usual for Curtis. He robs dope boys, he runs from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, rough, captivating ...
Plot: dealer, filmmaking, drug dealing, crimes, introspection, single parent, life is a bitch, stoners, down on your luck, crime, rivalry, danger
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Hidden (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: When a mysterious lawyer Gina Hawkes turns up asking Harry to find a missing alibi witness for her client he agrees to take on the job but is unwittingly drawn into investigating the death of his brother 20 years ago. Harry quickly finds himself ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Code 37 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Female detective Hannah Maes leads a police squad, specialized in sexual offenses. A smaller, but important part of the story is about the private quest of Hannah. She investigates a past robbery at her home and the subsequent brutal rape of her ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, law enforcement, robbery, police, fighting crime, sex crime, rivalry, danger, strong female presence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: clever, serious, realistic, captivating
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In Justice (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In Justice is an American television police procedural created by Michelle King and Robert King. The series began airing on Sunday, January 1, 2006 on ABC as a midseason replacement and assumed its regular night and time on Friday, January 6, 2006 ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: wrongful conviction, lawyer, courtroom, witness, false accusation, evidence, attorney, murder, legal, release from prison, righting the wronged, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, oakland california
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The PyraMMMid (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russia, early 90s. A fictional story inspired by financier Sergey Mavrodi, his securities company "MMM", and the pyramid scheme he ran that left upwards of fifteen million investors with nothing when it crashed.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic
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The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
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Story: Dr Eve Lockhart is one of Britain's leading forensic pathologists and runs a state-of-the-art forensic research facility called The Body Farm with her business partner Mike Phillips. Theirs is the only facility in the country using real human ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: forensics, crimes, murder investigation, workplace, workplace situations, police detective, law enforcement, crime, right hand man, police investigation, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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 ...
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After the Fall (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Scanlin loses his job and embarks on a life of crime. As Bill stays ahead of the law, he discovers that sometimes the only thing worse than getting caught is getting away with it.
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, serious, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 240 min.
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Story: The story of three employees of a security depot who plan and execute a multi-million pound cash heist.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, mind bending ...
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Power (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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Story: James “Ghost” St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a gorgeous Manhattan penthouse, and the hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub in New York. His club, Truth, caters to the elite: the famous and infamous boldface names that run the city that ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Driver (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Taxi driver, Vince McKee, finds his life taking an unexpected turn after he accepts an offer to drive for a criminal gang.
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, suspense, serious ...
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Cedar Boys (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A journey into the lives of Middle-Eastern Australians in Sydney's outer-west.
Style: realistic, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, heist, crimes, buddies, immigrants, social differences, fall in love, partners, drugs, family relations, drug dealing, lebanese ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the events surrounding the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.Hayden Panettiere (Heroes) and Marcia Gay Harden (Academy Award winner for Pollock) star in the Lifetime Original Movie Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy based on the ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, college, unlikely criminals, crimes, legal investigation, law enforcement, partners, murderous pair, prison, police investigation, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
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Red Rock (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Starting on the day a long, dormant feud between two local families is brutally reignited, this continuing drama is based around a busy Dublin Garda station. On one side, the Hennessys, a local dynasty, whose name is above half the businesses in ...
Style: captivating, realistic, suspense, atmospheric, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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Rush (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rush was an Australian television police drama that first screened on Network Ten in September 2008. Set in Melbourne, Victoria, it focuses on the members of a Police Tactical Response team. It is produced by John Edwards and Southern Star. On 10 ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: partners, fighting crime, law enforcement, workplace situations, sergeant, workplace, crimes, crime, police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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