Ethics movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ethics movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, clever, thought provoking and tense films and TV shows about / with ethics, morality, mentor, greed, storytelling, dialogue, corruption, profanity, betrayal and workplace plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ethics: The Devil's Advocate (1997), The Good Place (2016), White Collar (2009), Nip/Tuck (2003), Miss Sloane (2016), House (2004), Margin Call (2011), Boston Legal (2004), The Newsroom (2012), Looper (2012).

List of ethics movies

The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: devil, deal with the devil, law firm, ambition, satan, god or devil, temptation, hotshot lawyer, sin, evil, ethics, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, southern usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city ...
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 8.2
 118K
The Good Place (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Eleanor Shellstrop, an ordinary woman who, through an extraordinary string of events, enters the afterlife where she comes to realize that she hasn't been a very good person. With the help of her wise afterlife mentor, she's determined to ...
Style: twists and turns, feel good, captivating, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: afterlife, karma, ethics, paradise, female protagonist, utopia, deception, death, hell, soul mate, morality, self sacrifice ...
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 8.2
 120K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, mastermind, fbi, genius, art thief, unlikely partners, intelligence, partners, law enforcement, talented, expert, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 7.6
 53K
Nip/Tuck (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Hotshot plastic surgeons Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian Troy experience full-blown midlife crises as they confront career, family and romance problems.
Style: sexy, realistic, stylized, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: womanizer, family problems, family relations, plastic surgery, friendship, doctor, ethics, physical appearance, nudity (full frontal - brief), jealousy, surgical operation, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa, california, los angeles
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 7.5
 67K
Miss Sloane (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.
Style: clever, political, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: lobbyist, female protagonist, strong female character, career woman, determination, politics, courtroom, world politics, lawyer, fighting the system, empowerment, obsession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., massachusetts, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin, michigan ...
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 8.7
 419K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, witty, cynical, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: prodigy, doctor, dark humor, patient, talented, mastermind, human nature, hospital, riddles and clues, peril, intelligence, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 7.1
 120K
Margin Call (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspense, clever ...
Plot: stock market, financial crisis, corporate crimes, wall street, greed, businessman, millionaire, workplace situations, financial problem, moral dilemma, investments, stock market crash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, california
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 8.4
 43K
Boston Legal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, humorous, semi serious, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, law firm, lawyer, ethics, partners, legal, idealism, civil rights, workplace, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 8.6
 106K
The Newsroom (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff and their boss, the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of ...
Style: realistic, sincere, clever, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: journalist, politics, news, journalism, intelligence, ethics, tv news, against the rules, workplace, rebellion, ambitious, power of media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.4
 541K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, neo noir, tense, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, time paradox, destiny, changing the past or future, hitman, sent to the past, mafia, tragedy, on the run, self sacrifice, young man ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, kansas, shanghai china, shanghai
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 7.7
 112K
Serpico (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The real-life struggle of an honest New York City cop against a corrupt system.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: fighting the system, whistleblower, police corruption, hippie, police investigation, undercover cop, social decay, life is a bitch, partners, bribery, ethics, idealism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 7.5
 65K
Quiz Show (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Style: intellectual, clever, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: tv show, cheating, investigation, moral dilemma, manipulation, contests and competitions, media, ethics, prejudice, advertising, fame, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, boston
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 8.3
 20K
Trigun (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Trigun takes place in the distant future on a deserted planet. Vash the Stampede is a gunfighter with a legend so ruthless he has a $60,000,000,000 bounty on his head. Entire towns evacuate at the rumor of his arrival. But the real Vash the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: anti heroes, good versus evil, adventure, rescue, ethics, heroes, save the day, escapades, insurance, bounty hunter, spirit, misfit ...
Time: future
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 5.2
 2K
Time Changer (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The year is 1890 and Bible professor Russell Carlisle has written a new manuscript entitled "The Changing Times". His colleague, Dr. Norris Anderson, believes that what Carlisle has written could greatly affect the future of coming ...
Style: serious, christian film, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, future dystopia, religions or cults, society, professor, ethics, bible, christianity, preaching, fish out of water, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, victorian era, 1890s
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 6.5
 68K
Changing Lanes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lawyer, bankruptcy, vengeance, hotshot lawyer, workplace problem, ethics, power relations, self control, accident, coincidence, ex couple relations, divorced divorcee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Shattered Glass (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fact-based 2003 drama about the young journalist Stephen Glass, who got a job at The New Republic in 1995 and for three years fabricated at least half of the stories he wrote.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: journalism, ambition, career, suspicion, research, workaholic, workplace, cheating, desire for fame, rivalry, dishonesty, rise and fall ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: haiti, washington d.c.
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 7.4
 24K
House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: cynical, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, hotshot hero, casual sex, power relations, workplace situations, unconventional method, hotshot, powerful corporation, corporate world, boss, drugs/alcohol, ambitious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and ...
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, guilt, police brutality, nypd, deception, corruption, police, undercover cop, police detective, undercover, desperation, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, new jersey, los angeles
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 7.7
 47K
Dollhouse (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dollhouse is an American science fiction television series that revolves around a corporation running numerous underground establishments across the globe which program individuals referred to as "Actives" with temporary personalities and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, life is a bitch, fbi, undercover, mysterious character, self discovery, uncover truth, human nature, memory, innocence lost, ethics, behavior control ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tucson arizona
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My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sentimental, sad, heartbreaking, compassionate, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, sick child, mother daughter relationship, family drama, cancer, parenthood, family life, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, child illness, childhood, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 400K
Training Day (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: tense, realistic, neo noir, harsh, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, lone hero, african american, mentor, rookie, police brutality, gunfight, war on drugs, gang member, robbery, frame up, russian mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 248K
Lincoln (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish ...
Style: emotional, epic, captivating, factual, political ...
Plot: idealism, american civil war, president, racism, civil war, politics, historical character, head of state, slavery, leadership, political unrest, senator ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 5K
Spiral (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Spiral is a French television police drama series created by the TV production company Son et Lumière. The first eight episodes series started on Canal+ in France on 13 December 2005. It returned for a second series, partly funded by the BBC, of ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: legal investigation, judge, lawyer, uncover truth, double life, deadly, police detective, legal, crimes, murder, mystery, snitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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 8.7
 42K
Line of Duty (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Steve Arnott is a young officer who’s fallen foul of his superiors for refusing to help in the cover-up of an operation that ended in the shooting of an innocent father. He seems ideal to join AC-12, an anti-corruption police unit, just as it ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
Plot: police corruption, police detective, honest law enforcer, police investigation, dirty cop, female police detective, policewoman, law enforcer, cover up, law enforcement, dishonesty, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, united kingdom, britain
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 8.1
 147K
Network (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.
Style: cynical, talky, witty, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: satire, older man younger woman, media satire, corruption, workaholic, tv show, racial slur, adultery, dark humor, workplace situations, success, anchor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, california, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 25K
Nurse Jackie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Every day is a matter of life and death in a hectic New York City hospital, but for Nurse Jackie that's the easiest part. Between chronic back pain that won't quit, and a personal life on the constant edge of collapse, it's going to ...
Style: tragicomedy, cynical, semi serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nurse, addiction, hospital, drugs/alcohol, doctors and patients, friendship, workplace situations, drug abuse, against the rules, staff, conflict, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 25K
Better Off Ted (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Better Off Ted is an American satirical situation comedy series, created by Victor Fresco, who also served as the show's Executive Producer. The series ran on the ABC network from March 18, 2009 to January 26, 2010. Better Off Ted focuses on ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, sitcom, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, research, boss, office, workplace situations, corporate world, success, team, coworker, experiment, satire, ethics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.8
 479K
Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: neo noir, disturbing, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalism, sociopath, twists & turns, journalist, morality, cynicism, graphic violence, obsession, ambition, neo-noir, satire, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california
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The Emperor's Club (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: boarding school life, dedicated educator, cheating, reunion, hypocrisy, boarding school, undisciplined, teachers and students, coming of age, rebellion, disorder, bad attitude ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s, future
Place: pennsylvania, washington d.c., new jersey
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 7.4
 146K
Wall Street (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.
Style: suspense, realistic, captivating, serious, intense ...
Plot: wall street, stock broker, corporate crimes, stock exchange, yuppie, ambition, businessman, betrayal, lawyer, top executive, union, corporate world ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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