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Better Call Saul (2015)
 8.7
 257K
Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
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, and, often, against Jimmy, is “fixer” Mike Erhmantraut. The series will track Jimmy's transformation into Saul Goodman, the man who puts “criminal” in “criminal lawyer".
Style: captivating, dark humor, realistic, stylized, witty, cynical, semi serious, humorous, psychological, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, moral dilemma, workplace situations, family relations, crimes, legal, private investigator, brother brother relationship, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams, lawyer client relationship, desert, ambition, friendship, secrets, escapades, adventure, gangsters, beautiful scenery, society, small town, dialogue, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico

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Most similar movies to Better Call Saul

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, lawyer, legal, dishonesty, crime, courtroom drama and courtroom mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Better Call Saul: Breaking Bad (2008), Fargo (2014), Ray Donovan (2013), Animal Kingdom (2016), The Lincoln Lawyer (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, serious, clever ...
Plot: drug dealing, drug lord, master criminal, life turned upside down, drugs/alcohol, unlikely partners, crimes, teacher, double life, peril, drug cartel, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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100%
 9.0
 281K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, captivating, cynical, clever ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, small town, crime, killings, female police officer, snow, law enforcement, small town life, psychopath, americana, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, contemporary, year 2006, 2010s ...
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.3
 69K
Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players, and makes their problems disappear. His father's unexpected release from prison sets off a chain of events that shakes the ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, clever, realistic ...
Plot: power relations, crimes, blackmail, identity crisis, intrigue, hollywood, businessman, family problems, family secret, teamwork, millionaire, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 20K
Animal Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime family, crimes, gay brother, drugs/alcohol, dysfunctional family, danger, escapades, family conflict, friendship, ex convict, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, captivating, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: lawyer, legal investigation, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, mind game, legal, judge, murder, arrest, trial, courtroom drama, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, beverly hills, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 334K
Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: captivating, witty, serious, stylized, talky ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, prodigy, law firm, success, mentor, boss and employee, legal, rivalry, deal, rivals, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 27K
Damages (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by the writing and production trio of Daniel Zelman and brothers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler. The plot revolves around the brilliant, ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes and her protégée, ...
Style: clever, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, powerful corporation, trial, workplace, legal action, manipulations, corporate crimes, power relations, dishonesty, price of justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 25K
Sneaky Pete (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, “reuniting” with Pete’s estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group that threatens to drag him into a world ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, melancholic, ironic, suspenseful
Plot: gambling, escapades, family relations, family problems, friendship, investigation, danger, greed, dishonesty, adaptation, thief, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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 7.1
 3K
Reckless (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: courtroom, opposites attract, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, legal, lawyers and clients, crimes, lawyer, love and romance, dishonesty, friends, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 3K
Rake (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, semi serious, humorous, cynical
Plot: courtroom, legal, family relations, hotshot lawyer, crimes, intrigue, courtroom drama, lawyers and clients, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, against the rules ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.4
 41K
Boston Legal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, semi serious, humorous, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, law firm, lawyer, ethics, partners, hotshot lawyer, legal, society, idealism, workplace, civil rights, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
 4K
The Guardian (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, rough
Plot: lawyer, law firm, custody, adoptive mother, legal, friendship, rivalry, society, hotshot lawyer, dysfunctional family, social worker, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 9.2
 260K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: dark humor, serious, psychological, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, mafia, crime, criminal heroes, family life, killings, crimes, psychiatrist, ambition, family relations, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
American Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An anthology drama focusing on all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system dealing with crimes committed in America.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, courtroom, family relations, murder, society, interracial relations, parents and children, racism, legal, tragedy, courtroom drama, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.6
 3K
Red Widow (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Marta Walraven's mob husband is brutally murdered, she takes on gangsters and the FBI to unveil the truth about his death. As she digs into this dark underworld, she'll test her own strength, relying on her resourcefulness, ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: intrigue, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, vengeance, family relations, crimes, parents and children, death of husband, drug lord, rivalry, suburbs, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
 5K
The Firm (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: As a young associate, Mitchell McDeere brought down the prestigious Memphis law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, which operated as a front for the Chicago mob -- and his life was never the same. After a difficult decade, which included a stay ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: law firm, lawyer, workplace, moral dilemma, dishonesty, legal, crimes, legal investigation, haunted by the past, witness protection, family man, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.0
 2K
Justice (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: law firm, lawyer, female lawyer, courtroom drama, jury, trial, media circus, legal investigation, innocence, celebrity culture, legal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.5
 7K
Mad Dogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comedic events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lies, deception and murder.
Style: dark humor, captivating, tense, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: murder, friendship, disorder, crimes, reunion, dishonesty, group of friends, celebration, friends, buddies, crime, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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The Black Donnellys (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Meet the Donnelly brothers: Tommy, Jimmy, Kevin and Sean. There is nothing these four Irish brothers wouldn't do to protect each other, and for them that means lying, cheating, stealing and, occasionally, calling the cops. Narrated by wannabe ...
Style: rough, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, murder, crimes, childhood sweetheart, irish, mafia, vengeance, blind ambition, family business, uninhibited rivalry, suspicion, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Whole Truth (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: courtroom, district attorney, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, legal action, power relations, lawyers and clients, buried truth, ambition, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Defenders (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lawyer, society, ethics, ambitious, partners, trial, workplace, law firm, ambition, boss, judge, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police investigation, murder, protagonist as suspect, who done it, law enforcement, child killer, life turned upside down, family relations, mystery, disorder, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.2
 32K
Power (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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: captivating, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: nightlife, drug dealing, money laundering, crimes, ambition, nightclub, business venture, double life, organized crime, nightclub owner, going straight, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 7.9
 98K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, marijuana, drug dealing, drug dealer, stoners, family life, single mother, single parent, drugs/alcohol, eccentric family, parents and children, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.0
 6K
Matlock (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, legal action, mystery, elderly, crimes, murder, jury ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.9
 852
Conviction (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A fast-paced character-oriented story, focuses on the lives and loves of the young assistant district attorneys in New York, following their career paths as these passionate but naive ADAs are confronted with tough, emotional cases that challenge ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, rough
Plot: lawyer, law enforcement, police detective, courtroom drama, legal investigation, fighting the system, legal, society, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, fighting crime, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Patrick Melrose (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the Patrick Molrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn
Style: ironic, psychological, captivating, suspense, surreal
Plot: dialogue, drugs/alcohol, drug addiction, depression, loneliness, ambition, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, mental illness, violence, lifestyle, misfit ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 453
West 32nd (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When John Kim, an ambitious young lawyer, takes on a pro bono case to exonerate a fourteen-year-old boy from a first degree murder charge, he finds a world he never knew existed in the underbelly of Manhattan - the Korean underworld.
Style: rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: ambition, korean american, lawyer, blind ambition, deadly, tough heroes, hotshot lawyer, crimes, crime, society, fish out of water, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
100 Centre Street (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, thought provoking, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: courtroom, legal action, dedicated lawyer, crimes, law enforcement, workplace, lawsuit, legal, workplace situations, jury, cop witness relations, honest law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 8.5
 102K
The Night Of (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 525 min.
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, murder investigation, crime, crimes, investigation, murder trial, justice, secrets, vengeance, violent, jail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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