Movies like My First Client

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My First Client (2019)
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My First Client (2019)
Original name: 어린 의뢰인
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A success-hungry lawyer meets a young sister and brother suffering from domestic abuse and digs into their case.
Style: serious, suspense, realistic, disturbing
Plot: lawyer, misery, killer child, murder, police investigation, violence, family, death, life is a bitch, child murders a child, death of child, child murder, redemption, child
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, life is a bitch, deadly, crime, law enforcement and investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like My First Client: Grahan (2001), Untouched (2017), Unbowed (2011), The Negro (2002), The Deathmaker (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Redemption tells the story of Stan "Tookie" Williams, founder of the Crips L.A. street gang. Story follows his fall into gang-banging, his prison term, and his work writing children's novels encouraging peace and anti-violence ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: redemption, death row, prison, gang, gangsters, human spirit, hopes, crimes, deadly, murder, journalism, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, future, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Grahan (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The widowed Chief Minister Jagdish Acharya lives an opulent lifestyle along with his daughter, Sunita and son, Sanjay. One day he gets a phone call from the Police Commissioner informing him that a woman has filed a FIR of rape against Sanjay
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: trial, courtroom drama, injustice, redemption, justice, rape victim, lawyer, rape, abuse of power, court, death
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Untouched (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Untouched is the story of a reluctant attorney's struggle with inner demons while defending a teenage girl accused of murdering her newborn. When the "Hostess City of the South" is rocked by the horrific crime, Mitchell Thomas III ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, courtroom drama, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, legal, life is a bitch, crimes, courtroom, murder, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa
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70%
 6.7
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Unbowed (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of Kim Kyung-ho, a math professor who was arrested for shooting a crossbow at the presiding judge of his appeal against unfair dismissal.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: legal, mathematics, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, legal investigation, legal action, injustice, society, judge, court, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Negro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A black teenager vandalizes a racist lawn ornament.
Style: disturbing, sincere, serious, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, police investigation, uncover truth, interracial relations, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, society, murder, vandalism, violence, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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The Deathmaker (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fritz Haarmann, who has killed at least 27 boys, is questioned by a psychology professor in order to find out whether he is sane and can be held responsible for his crimes. During this interrogation Haarmann reveals his motives and his killing ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, mind game, serial killer, investigation, society, deadly, obsession, confined, mental institution, courtroom drama, serial child killer ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shoot on Sight (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer of Scotland Yard, is asked to hunt-down suspected suicide-bombers against the backdrop of July 7 bombings in London. Tariq's task gets complicated as an innocent Muslim is killed by the commando shooters of ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, culture clash, religions or cults, life is a bitch, deadly, investigation, husband wife relationship, death, politics, murder, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Satan (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the Mario Mendoza's book and inspired by true events, tells three interconnected stories happening in the eve of the infamous Pozzetto Massacre.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: hopes, dishonesty, clergy, weakness, looking for love, deadly, femme fatale, life is a bitch, cons and scams, teachers and students, society, generosity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Small Crimes (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A disgraced former cop, fresh off a six-year prison sentence for attempted murder - returns home looking for redemption but winds up trapped in the mess he left behind.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: prison, crimes, crime, danger, disorder, life is a bitch, deadly, murder, violence, fighting crime, bondage, disgraced ...
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Nattbuss 807 (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Kalle, en kille i 18-års åldern har hamnat lite snett i livet. Han umgås mest med främlingsfientliga personer. Carlos är en kille i 16-års åldern, han har bott i Sverige större delen av sitt liv med sin mor och hennes äldre bror. Hans pappa ...
Style: bleak, emotional, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: racism, murder, immigrants, investigation, crime, urban, city life, crimes, law enforcement, society, deadly, city ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Riverman (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A series of interviews are conducted with convicted serial killer Ted Bundy in hopes of gaining insight into the Green River Killer who is terrorizing Seattle.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, serial killer, mind game, life is a bitch, crimes, track down, woman in danger, deadly, violence, brutality, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, washington d.c., florida, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Serial Killer 1 (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The hunt, capture and trial of Guy Georges, one of France's most notorious serial killer.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, non-linear
Plot: police investigation, murder, crime, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, riddles and clues, obsession, uncover truth, deadly, danger, murder suspect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2001, year 1995, year 1991 ...
Place: france, paris france
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The Virgin of Juarez (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a reporter travels to Juarez to cover the ongoing story of the mass murder of local working women, she uncovers the amazing story of "The Virgin Of Juarez," a survivor of an attack who has developed stigmata, a sign of holiness, and ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, woman in danger, deadly, psychopath, who done it, crimes, journalism, law enforcement, life is a bitch, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, latin america, mexico, el paso texas
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Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In the rural area around the Anatolian town of Keskin, the local prosecutor, police commissar, and doctor lead a search for a victim of a murder to whom a suspect named Kenan and his mentally challenged brother confessed. However, the search is ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense, meditative ...
Plot: forensic, murder, police investigation, crimes, forensics, search, introspection, law enforcement, deadly, everyday life, crime, mayor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
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Story: This drama tells the real-life story of retired schoolteacher Christopher Jefferies who was initially questioned by police as a suspect in the murder of Jo Yeates who rented a flat from him. He was vilified by the press, partly on account of his ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, tense, biting ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, murder suspect, media coverage, landlord, false accusation, murder, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, police, deadly, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Studio Sex (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A stripper at the club Studio Six is murdered. A political scandal takes off when the Minister of Commerce appears to have been at the club. He resigns - but only to hide an even bigger secret.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, journalism, uncover truth, deadly, life is a bitch, law enforcement, crimes, crime, investigation, media, female nudity, minister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: police investigation, crimes, investigation, crime, murder, uncover truth, heist, deadly, life is a bitch, law enforcement, coma, cold case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1992, 90s ...
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
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The Lost (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A charismatic psycho suspected of killing two innocent campers in a cold-blooded double homicide grows increasingly unstable as his suburban empire starts to crack at the foundations.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, psychopath, serial killer, police investigation, drug use, deadly, youth, rivalry, crimes, narcissism, violence ...
Time: contemporary
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Weapons (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Weapons presents a series of brutal, seemingly random youth-related killings over the course of a weekend in a typical small town in America, and tragically reveals how they are all interrelated.
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, deadly, vengeance, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, youth, working class, society, homecoming, small town, murder, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, united states
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41%
The Glass Shield (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. His only real friend is the other new trooper, the ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police corruption, racism, murder, false accusation, police investigation, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, legal action, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
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Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
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Deviant Obsession (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Joan Alton is a lawyer who goes undercover at a strip club to gather clues that might exonerate her lover who has been accused of murder. While the defendant's secrets unveil, she will stop at nothing to catch the real killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: strip club, amateur detective, false accusation, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, life is a bitch, obsession, murder, frame up, couples, crimes, law enforcement ...
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Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Identity Theft (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This movie is rated 14+ because it includes: -Sexual content and Nudity, by this it only shows kisses between the two main characters and ways of showing affection like hugging, ect. It also shows women in no such lingere, nor men. All characters ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, captivating
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Burning Bed (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: domestic violence, murder, marital rape, hopes, life is a bitch, courtroom drama, small town, redemption, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, legal, legal investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Regular Woman (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hatun "Aynur" Sürücü, a vibrant young Turkish woman and mother is murdered at 23 by her youngest brother in an honor killing. Forced into an abusive arranged marriage with a cousin in Istanbul at 16 by her devout Muslim family, Anyur ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, disturbing, rough
Plot: brother sister relationship, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, hijab, life is a bitch, muslim, female protagonist, teenage pregnancy, murder, single mother, father daughter relationship, mosque ...
Time: year 2005
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Our Children (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young and full of life, Murielle (Emilie Dequenne, Rosetta) has a promising future ahead of her when she meets and falls head over heels for Mounir (Tahar Rahim, A Prophet). A wedding soon follows, and the happy couple quickly set about preparing to ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: generosity, love, downfall, family relations, mentally unstable, family problems, fall in love, tragic love, destructive relationship, family in crisis, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: belgium, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Swoon (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a film based on actual events, teenagers Nathan Leopold Jr. (Craig Chester) and Richard Loeb (Daniel Schlachet) share a dangerous sexual bond and an amoral outlook on life. They spend afternoons breaking into storefronts and engaging in petty ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, disturbing, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, murder, danger, gender, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, legal, crime ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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