Plea bargain movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant plea bargain movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, tense, serious, psychological, captivating and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with plea bargain, suspense, murder, investigation, violence, lawyer, courtroom, corruption, justice and court plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as plea bargain: 7 Years (2016), Black Bird (2022), The Mechanism (2018), The Accused (1988), This Is Not Berlin (2019), Every Secret Thing (2014), Student Seduction (2003), A Few Good Men (1992), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Marshall (2017).

List of plea bargain movies

7 Years (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The drama is centered on four friends and business partners who in one evening are forced to find a way to save their company and themselves. The impossible decision they face is agreeing on who will be the one to sacrifice their freedom to save the ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, weird
Plot: suspense, four friends, partners in crime, plea bargain, stranded, friends, friendship, group of friends, criminal, crime investigation, moral dilemma, relationship problems ...
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Black Bird (2022)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 347 min.
TV show
Story: As Jimmy Keene begins a 10-year prison sentence, he gets an incredible offer: If he can elicit a confession from suspected killer Larry Hall, Jimmy will be freed. Completing this mission becomes the challenge of a lifetime.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, psychological, thrilling
Plot: serial killer, criminal, organized crime, suspense, deal, investigation, prison, informant, bandit, fighting crime, police investigation, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: indiana, illinois
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The Mechanism (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: A scandal erupts in Brazil during an investigation of alleged government corruption via oil and construction companies. Loosely inspired by true events.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, interesting, propaganda film
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: investigation, corruption, dishonesty, society, suspense, good versus evil, rivalry, police officer, villain, plea bargain, money laundering, politician ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil, rio de janeiro
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The Accused (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a young woman suffers a brutal rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, thought provoking, compassionate ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rape, courtroom drama, lawyer, sexual abuse, injustice, violence against women, rape victim, gang rape, legal action, court, courtroom, legal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, canada, boston, usa, washington d.c. ...
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This Is Not Berlin (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Carlos doesn't fit in anywhere, not in his family nor with the friends he has chosen in school. But everything changes when he is invited to a mythical nightclub where he discovers the underground nightlife scene: punk, ...
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, psychological, sexy, queer cinema ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, male nudity, bisexual, female nudity, coming out, lgbt, hopes, couple relations, friends, love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
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Every Secret Thing (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One clear summer day in a Baltimore suburb, a baby goes missing from her front porch. Two young girls serve seven years for the crime and are released into a town that hasn't fully forgiven or forgotten. Soon, another child is missing, and two ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, suspenseful, dark
Plot: missing child, teenage girl, suspect, police detective, manipulation, interrogation, child murder, uncover truth, suspense, life is a bitch, murder mystery, ex convict ...
Place: baltimore
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Student Seduction (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Christie Dawson always wanted to be the "cool" teacher. But her world is shaken up after a pupil's crush spirals out of control and he sexually assaults her. Suddenly, her colleagues, neighbors and even her hubby are wondering whether ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: sexual assault, false accusation, teachers and students, price of justice, power relations, righting the wronged, legal, life is a bitch, youth, legal action, courtroom drama, injustice ...
Time: 21st century
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A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, tricky, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, military, justice, court, u.s. navy, marines, suspense, army investigation, court martial, suicide ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., cuba, usa
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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, realistic, depressing ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: mental illness, love, bipolar disorder, depression, life philosophy, social misfits, supportive parent, gambling, male female friendship, football, psychology, adaptation ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia, new jersey, baltimore
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Marshall (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, touching, political ...
Plot: court, racism, lawyer, courtroom, injustice, african american, racial segregation, african american protagonist, racial discrimination, justice, racial issues, doubt ...
Time: 1940s, year 1967, year 1954
Place: new york, connecticut, grand central station manhattan new york city, mississippi, manhattan new york city ...
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Straight Right (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kalib is ready for one of the fights of his life, he's going up for boxings Lightweight Championship Title of the world, but when trouble erupts-his life takes an awkward turn.
Plot: boxing, plea bargain, lawyer, rage, masked vigilante, school teacher, jail cell, psychologist, abusive parent, abused child, manslaughter, boxer ...
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The Mark of Cain (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a bomb kills their company commander in Iraq, British soldiers Treacle and Shane are ordered to round up suspects and use torture on the detainees. Back home, the press gets the story and the pair achieves instant infamy.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic
Plot: soldier, court martial, pow, racism, military, courtroom drama, officers and cadets, political unrest, legal, life is a bitch, courtroom, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
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Side Effects (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, serious, tricky, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, depression, suspense, psychiatrist, murder, twists and turns, patient, deception, mental institution, life turned upside down, conspiracy, sleepwalking ...
Time: future, year 2004, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Stephanie Daley (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stephanie collapses in a pool of blood while on a school skiing trip. A doctor discovers that the blood is the after-effects of giving birth. Soon afterward, the body of a newborn baby is found in a toilet, its mouth blocked with toilet paper. ...
Style: emotional, serious, psychological, rough, clever ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, teenage life, family problems, investigation, sex education, cheerleader, american football, babies and infants, teenage girl, teen social issues ...
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Karla (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on real events, Canada's most notorious serial killers, Paul Bernardo and wife Karla Homolka kidnap, sexually abuse, and murder three young girls.
Style: psychological, realistic, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, rape, abusive husband, kidnapping, sister sister relationship, domestic violence, murder, lesbian rape, incest rape, female rapist, courtroom drama, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: ontario canada, canada
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Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)
Genre: Documentary, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary director Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States.
Style: psychological, factual, disturbing, talky, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: justice, investigation, psychologist, judge, greed, manipulation, suspense, tragedy, violence, mentor, obsession, betrayal ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, poland, california, usa ...
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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: realistic, political, intense, talky, serious ...
Audience: manly
Plot: stock broker, wall street, stock market, yuppie, stock exchange, businessman, ambition, betrayal, capitalism, business, workplace, lawyer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, canada, manhattan new york city, usa, california
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Tango & Cash (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught ...
Style: intense, buddy movie, realistic, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: prison, police detective, reluctant partners, buddies, police, law enforcement, buddy cop, prisoner, prison escape, organized crime, escape, buddy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his girlie magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for ...
Style: sexual, controversial, factual, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, free love, legal, lawyer, courtroom, court, drug addiction, rebellion, fighting the system, love, eroticism, lawsuit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 50s
Place: kentucky, usa, ohio, cincinnati ohio, beverly hills ...
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Battle of the Brave (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In the mid-18th Century, as England and France battle over control of Canada, an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper unfurls
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, weird
Plot: native american, curses spells and rituals, betrayal, soldier, battles, politics, life is a bitch, social differences, revolution, opposites attract, love and romance, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, quebec, canada, france, europe ...
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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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, serious, captivating, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, court, twists and turns, murder, legal, courtroom drama, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, arrest, suspense, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills, san francisco
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Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, couple relations, haunted by the past, love triangle, love affair, hidden identity, unfulfillment, dishonesty, infidelity, lovers reunited, murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
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Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, not serious, parody, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: corruption, heist, gunfight, friendship, justice, on the run, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, private detective, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway, europe, los angeles, california
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American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, harsh, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, heroin, mob boss, drug lord, police, drugs, gang, crime boss, drug traffic, criminal ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, bronx new york city, harlem, usa ...
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Uninvited (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Impaired by amnesia, Jeong-won (Shin-yang Park) can't remember his youth -- until he meets Yeon (Ji-hyun Jun), a psychic who may be able to uncover his past. After witnessing the horrific deaths of children, both share dreamlike visions of ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, losing-it hero, supernatural, mentally unstable, society, life is a bitch, dealing with death, murder, missing child, family in danger, clergy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea, asia, poland
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Blackbird (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is a film about a troubled teen, Sean Randall, who is falsely accused of planning a Columbine shooting scenario. It all begins when an unlikely bond forms between Sean (Connor Jessup) and a preppy teenage girl named Deanna Roy (Alexia Fast). ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: false accusation, coming of age, society, injustice, social relations, small town, school shooting, bullying, perjury, school massacre, high school, killings ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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The Trial (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the horrific death of his wife and two sons, suicide seems to be the only escape for small town attorney Kent "Mac" McClain... until he's assigned a capital punishment case that begins to transform his life and those around him ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, murder, legal, legal investigation, legal action, courtroom drama, introspection, dedicated lawyer, dealing with death, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, georgia, north carolina
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Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, disturbing, scary, neo noir ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: serial killer, investigation, twists and turns, psychopath, police, psychology, insanity, police investigation, murder, suspense, killings, sin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
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