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Shades of Guilt (2015)
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Shades of Guilt (2015)
Original name: Schuld
Genre: Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In the final analysis, it all comes down to guilt, different shades of guilt that one assumes in a single moment of thoughtlessness or in months of premeditated planning. Defence Attorney Friedrich Knonberg knows he must tip legal scales of justice in favour of his client for crimes that are never black and white and what they may seem. In German with subtitles.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: lawyer, justice, guilt, crimes, criminal, moral dilemma, price of justice, attorney, law and order, defense attorney, criminal justice, criminal lawyer

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, tense and realistic films and TV series with plots about crimes, investigation, murder, lawyer, danger, criminal and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Shades of Guilt: In Justice (2006), The Dandy (2015), A Case for Two (1981), The Chief (2011), Better Call Saul (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 Dandy (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Inspired by the 1997 American drama Donnie Brasco, El Dandy tells the story of a law professor who has been hired by the Attorney General, to participate in a program of special operations, where you must infiltrate one of the most notorious drug ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: war on drugs, drug crime, criminal, drug dealer, showdown, mafia, police officer, fighting crime, crimes, moral dilemma, drug bust, drug lord ...
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A Case for Two (1981)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ein Fall für zwei is a German television series, which premiered on September 11, 1981 on ZDF. The series, located in Frankfurt am Main, features two main characters who solve crimes: a defense attorney and a private investigator. Josef Matula, a ...
Style: captivating, suspense, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: lawyer, private detective, help, defense attorney, justice, big city life, private investigator, partners, police investigation, gangsters, crimes, investigation ...
Place: frankfurt germany
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The Chief (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: Russia
TV show
Style: captivating, thought provoking, tense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: crime investigation, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, betrayal, dishonesty, uncover truth, life philosophy, murder, good versus evil, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
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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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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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Fearless (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Emma Banville, a human rights lawyer known for defending lost causes, sets out to prove the innocence of Kevin Russell, who was convicted for the murder of a school girl 14 years earlier.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense, rough
Plot: defense attorney, lawyer, investigation, lie, legal action, family, female lawyer, danger, dishonesty, innocent, mystery, murder ...
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Suits (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Choi Kyung Seo is a legendary lawyer at the top law firm in South Korea. He has charisma and an attractive appearance. He hires Go Yeon Woo as a rookie lawyer for the law firm. Go Yeon Woo has excellent memory.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: adaptation, escapades, lawyer, rivalry, corruption, justice, dishonesty, greed, youth, life philosophy, disorder, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
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Genre: Crime
Country: Brazil
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Meet Paulo Mandrake, a charismatic defense attorney who finds himself sidetracked by his vices--especially beautiful Brazilian women--while serving as a liaison between his high-end clients and the Rio de Janeiro subculture. Marcos Palmeira stars in ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous
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The Unknown Hitman: The Story of El Cholo Adrián (2017)
Genre: Crime
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on real events, the fictional story of Mexican drug lord El Chato's number one hitman, El Cholo.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense
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Slad (2018)
Genre: Crime
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Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rebecka Martinsson from Kiruna has not really found herself despite her big successes at a law firm in Stockholm. When a friend from her childhood passes away, Rebecka returns to Kiruna where she's drawn into a thrilling hunt for a killer.
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, tense
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Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A prisoner becomes a lawyer, litigating cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn’t commit.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, twists and turns
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Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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Style: twists and turns, psychological, captivating, clever, realistic ...
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59%
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54%