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Bluff City Law (2019)
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Bluff City Law (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The lawyers of an elite Memphis law firm specializing in the most controversial landmark civil rights cases and led by legendary lawyer Elijah Strait and his brilliant daughter, Sydney Keller, take on the toughest David-and-Goliath cases while navigating their complicated relationship.
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, legal, courtroom drama, father daughter relationship, hotshot lawyer, family relations, parents and children, court case, family reunited, sibling relationship, alienation, estrangement, father daughter conflict, legal system, bittersweet
Place: memphis

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films and TV series with plots about legal, courtroom drama, courtroom, lawyer, lawyers and clients, rivalry and family relations mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Bluff City Law: Outlaw (2010), Silk (2011), Canterbury's Law (2008), The Defenders (1961), Philly (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Outlaw (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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, ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Silk (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: clever, serious, realistic, captivating
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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68%
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Philly (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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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, ...
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Made in Jersey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A young working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete among her pedigreed Manhattan colleagues at a prestigious New York law firm.
Style: realistic, talky, serious, captivating
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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61%
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Judging Amy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Judging Amy is an American television drama that was telecast from September 19, 1999, through May 3, 2005, on CBS-TV. This TV series starred Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly. Its main character is a judge who serves in a family court, and in addition to ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious, touching
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Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
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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: fall in love, family business, family relations, family problems, parents and children, courtroom drama, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, manipulation ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, the philippines
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58%
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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50%
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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 ...
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50%
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their ...
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50%
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The Jury (2002)
Genre: Drama
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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.
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48%
The Escape Artist (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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47%
L.A. Law: The Movie (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Duration: 60 min.
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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L.A. Law (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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44%
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Taken Away (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching
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TV show
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42%
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Genre: Drama
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41%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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40%
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Garrow's Law (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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TV show
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36%
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First Monday (2002)
Genre: Drama
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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TV show
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: single parent, parents and children, double life, family relations, protecting from truth, sexuality, financial problem, society, haunted by the past, family problems, prostitute, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Switched at Birth (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: This is the story of the two babies who were switched at birth. A few years later when one of the girls gets sick and tests revealed that she was not the daughter of the couple who raised her. Eventually she dies. And the couple most especially the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: single parent, mistaken identity, death in the family, custody, track down, family life, parents and children, family problems, family relations, babies and infants, legal, youth ...
Time: year 1987, year 1978
Place: florida
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35%
 8.0
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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35%
 7.7
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The Legacy (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, conflict, family history, estate, bohemian life, family secret, heir, family secrets, class differences ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: denmark
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34%
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All Rise (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A look at the personal and professional lives of the judges, lawyers, clerks, bailiffs and cops who work at an L.A. County courthouse.
Style: emotional, captivating, disturbing, compassionate, uplifting
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
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33%