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Erin Brockovich (2000)
Biography, Drama

Erin Brockovich (2000)

'Erin Brockovich-Ellis' (qv) is an unemployed single mother, desperate to find a job, but is having no luck. This losing streak even extends to a failed lawsuit against a doctor in a car accident she was in. With no alternative, she successfully browbeats her lawyer to give her a job in compensation for the loss. While no one takes her seriously, with her trashy clothes and earthy manners, that soon changes when she begins to investigate a suspicious real estate case involving the Pacific Gas & Electric Company. What she discovers is that the company is trying quietly to buy land that was contaminated by hexavalent chromium, a deadly toxic waste that the company is improperly and illegally dumping and, in turn, poisoning the residents in the area. As she digs deeper, Erin finds herself leading point in a series of events that would involve her law firm in one of the biggest class action lawsuits in American history against a multi-billion dollar corporation. (Read More)

Themes:environment,  justice,  unemployment,  illness,  cancer,  poverty,  money,  marriage
Locations:courtroom,  desert,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:waitress,  lawyer,  baby,  doctor
Period:1990s
Story:law firm,  dairy farmer,  judicial system,  class action lawsuit,  real estate,  environmental crime,  environmental activism,  environmentally induced disease,  hodgkin's disease,  crohn's disease,  law office,  law school,  environmental issues,  environmental issue,  law,  courtroom drama,  uterine cancer,  breast cancer,  terminal illness,  water sprinkler,  water supply,  contaminated water,  water gun,  motorcycle gang,  car accident,  cameo appearance by real life subject,  reference to david vs. goliath,  working single mother,  broken fingernail,  heart bypass surgery,  barstow california,  toxic poisoning,  fake fainting,  los angeles times,  white blood cell,  reference to ed mcmahon,  krispy kreme,  birth control pill,  dead frog,  running a red light,  want ads,  san fernando valley california,  push up bra,  dress code,  university of california los angeles,  tort,  monopoly the board game,  arbitration,  toxicology,  groundwater,  paralegal,  accountability,  labor relations,  hysterectomy,  uterus,  picture frame,  poker the card game,  plumbing,  public health,  numbers,  pain killer,  dairy,  coworker relationship,  parking ticket,  ecological,  pity,  judicial,  judiciary,  harley davidson,  beauty queen,  tiara,  year 1993,  corporate crime,  job seeking,  bad luck,  necktie,  tumor,  mortgage,  contamination,  freeway,  whistleblower,  diabetes,  neck brace,  toxic waste,  begging,  college campus,  insurance,  respect,  coughing,  receptionist,  jury,  lawsuit,  earring,  legs,  construction worker,  playing pool,  cockroach,  underdog,  miscarriage,  geek,  divorcee,  injustice,  extortion,  pollution,  card playing,  environmental,  job interview,  sexism,  mobile phone,  misunderstanding,  attorney,  biker,  picnic,  phone booth,  nosebleed,  barn,  disease,  babysitter,  pot smoking,  kissing while having sex,  single parent,  trust,  cow,  chicken,  feminism,  threat,  employer employee relationship,  court,  debt,  poison,  pay phone,  buxom,  fired from the job,  liar,  prologue,  flash forward,  child,  trial,  apology,  judge,  eating,  montage,  woman,  single mother,  newspaper,  survival,  neighbor,  marijuana,  cafe,  car crash,  tears,  lie,  water,  watching tv,  los angeles california,  investigation,  small town,  motorcycle,  food,  female protagonist,  swimming pool,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  based on true story,  surprise ending,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships,  f rated,  kiss,  sex

The Rainmaker (1997)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Rainmaker (1997)

Rudy Baylor is a jobless young attorney. However, he is also the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. In this judicial drama, Rudy learns to hate corporate America as he falls in love with a battered young married woman. Will he be up to the task? (Read More)

Themes:justice,  cancer,  money
Locations:courtroom,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Period:1990s
Story:law office,  law school,  insurance,  judicial system,  law,  courtroom drama,  woman,  judiciary,  judicial,  corporate crime,  lawsuit,  jury,  underdog,  attorney,  court,  pay phone,  judge,  montage,  investigation,  tattoo,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship

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Conviction (2010)
Biography, Drama

Conviction (2010)

Betty Anne Waters (Swank) is a high school dropout who spent nearly two decades working as a single mother while putting herself through law school, tirelessly trying to beat the system and overturn her brother's (Rockwell) unjust murder conviction.

Themes:money,  marriage
Locations:courtroom,  bar
Characters:waitress,  lawyer,  baby
Story:law school,  law,  single mother,  working single mother,  year 1993,  jury,  attorney,  barn,  court,  liar,  flash forward,  trial,  apology,  judge,  eating,  woman,  neighbor,  tears,  lie,  watching tv,  investigation,  food,  female protagonist,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  tattoo,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships

Runaway Jury (2003)
Drama, Thriller

Runaway Jury (2003)

Wendell Rohr is a torts lawyer taking on the gun lobby. Rankin Fitch is the jury consultant for the Defendants and between them the battle is for the hearts and minds of the jury. But there is someone on the inside. Nicholas Easter is a juror with a girlfriend, Marlee, on the outside. they have a past ..... and their own agenda. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  money
Locations:courtroom,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  waitress
Story:judicial system,  jury,  courtroom drama,  judiciary,  judicial,  necktie,  lawsuit,  cockroach,  attorney,  law,  court,  pay phone,  prologue,  flash forward,  trial,  judge,  eating,  montage,  woman,  cafe,  car crash,  small town,  food,  cell phone,  telephone call,  surprise ending,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  sex

The Accused (1988) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000)
Drama

The Accused (1988)

Sarah Tobias goes to her local bar and is gang-raped by three men. The district attorney on the case is Katheryn Murphy who wants to prove that although Sarah had taken drugs that night and was acting provocatively while in the bar, this is no reason for her to be so brutally attacked and the men responsible should be brought to justice. (Read More)

Themes:justice
Locations:courtroom,  bar
Characters:waitress,  lawyer,  doctor
Story:judicial system,  attorney,  courtroom drama,  judiciary,  judicial,  jury,  injustice,  sexism,  law,  court,  pay phone,  liar,  trial,  judge,  lie,  watching tv,  investigation,  motorcycle,  car accident,  telephone call,  based on true story,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  sex,  kiss

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Woman In Gold (2015)
Biography, Drama, History

Woman In Gold (2015)

Maria Altman sought to regain a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II. She did so not just to regain what was rightfully hers, but also to obtain some measure of justice for the death, destruction, and massive art theft perpetrated by the Nazis. This is why Woman In Gold (2015) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000). (Read More)

Themes:justice,  money
Locations:courtroom
Characters:lawyer,  baby,  doctor
Story:law firm,  arbitration,  lawsuit,  injustice,  job interview,  attorney,  trust,  debt,  liar,  flash forward,  trial,  apology,  judge,  montage,  woman,  newspaper,  tears,  lie,  los angeles california,  crying,  telephone call,  based on true story,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships

Big Eyes (2014)
Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance

Big Eyes (2014)

In San Francisco in the 1950s, Margaret was a woman trying to make it on her own after leaving her husband with only her daughter and her paintings. She meets gregarious ladies' man and fellow painter Walter Keane in a park while she was struggling to make an impact with her drawings of children with big eyes. The two quickly become a pair with outgoing Walter selling their paintings and quiet Margaret holed up at home painting even more children with big eyes. But Walter's actually selling her paintings as his own. A clash of financial success and critical failure soon sends Margaret reeling in her life of lies. With Walter still living the high life, Margaret's going to have to try making it on her own again and re-claiming her name and her paintings. (Read More)

Themes:money,  marriage
Locations:courtroom,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:real estate,  jury,  lawsuit,  divorcee,  job interview,  court,  pay phone,  liar,  flash forward,  child,  trial,  apology,  judge,  eating,  montage,  woman,  single mother,  newspaper,  marijuana,  cafe,  tears,  lie,  watching tv,  food,  swimming pool,  crying,  telephone call,  based on true story,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  family relationships,  kiss

The East (2013)
Adventure, Drama, Thriller

The East (2013)

A successful operative for an elite private intelligence firm is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.

Themes:environment,  illness
Locations:restaurant
Characters:doctor
Story:environmental crime,  environmental activism,  environmental issues,  environmental issue,  terminal illness,  contaminated water,  corporate crime,  toxic waste,  pollution,  threat,  employer employee relationship,  poison,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship

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Michael Clayton (2007) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Michael Clayton (2007)

Michael Clayton, a high-priced law firm's fixer, leaves a late night poker game, gets a call to drive to Westchester, and watches his car blow up as he's taking an impromptu dawn walk through a field. Flash back four days. He owes a loan shark to cover his brother's debts (Michael's own gambling habits have left him virtually broke). His law firm is negotiating a high-stakes merger, and his firm's six year defense of a conglomerate's pesticide use is at risk when one of the firm's top litigators goes off his meds and puts the case in jeopardy. While Michael is trying to fix things someone decides to kill him. Who? Meanwhile his son summarizes the plot of a dark fantasy novel. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  cancer,  money
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  baby
Story:law firm,  law,  lawsuit,  attorney,  class action lawsuit,  debt,  toxic poisoning,  tort,  poker the card game,  whistleblower,  divorcee,  pollution,  card playing,  poison,  woman,  cafe,  tears,  watching tv,  investigation,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships

John Q (2002)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

John Q (2002)

John Quincy Archibald's son Michael collapses while playing baseball as a result of heart failure. John rushes Michael to a hospital emergency room where he is informed that Michael's only hope is a transplant. Unfortunately, John's insurance won't cover his son's transplant. Out of options, John Q. takes the emergency room staff and patients hostage until hospital doctors agree to do the transplant. (Read More)

Themes:money,  marriage
Locations:courtroom
Characters:doctor
Story:terminal illness,  insurance,  jury,  job interview,  nosebleed,  court,  trial,  judge,  eating,  montage,  tears,  watching tv,  car accident,  food,  crying,  telephone call,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother son relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships

The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Devil's Advocate (1997)

Kevin Lomax, a ruthless young Florida attorney that never lost a case, is recruited by the most powerful law firm in the world. In spite of his mother's disagreement, which compares New York City to Babylon, he accepts the offer and the money that comes along. But soon, his wife starts feeling homesick as she witnesses devilish apparitions. However, Kevin is sinking in his new cases and pays less and less attention to his wife. His boss and mentor, John Milton, seems to always know how to overcome every problem and that just freaks Kevin right off. This is why The Devil's Advocate (1997) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000). (Read More)

Themes:money,  marriage
Locations:courtroom,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  baby
Period:1990s
Story:law firm,  law,  judicial system,  attorney,  judicial,  judiciary,  lawsuit,  jury,  trial,  judge,  single mother,  newspaper,  tears,  watching tv,  small town,  car accident,  crying,  surprise ending,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship

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Monster (2003)
Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Monster (2003)

The true story of serial killer Aileen Wuernos who was convicted of luring men to their death and eventually executed in 2002. In 1989, she was working as a prostitute and finally makes a friend when she meets and begins a relationship with a young woman, Selby. Determined to straighten out her life, she tries to find legitimate work but with little education and limited social skills, she fails at every turn. She starts working as a hooker hitching rides along the local interstate highway and after robbing a few clients has an encounter with a vicious client whom she kills in self-defense. After that however she just takes to killing clients taking their money and car. Once arrested she claims self-defense but is eventually convicted. (Read More)

Themes:money
Locations:courtroom,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Period:1990s
Story:woman,  freeway,  jury,  job interview,  mobile phone,  attorney,  threat,  court,  liar,  trial,  judge,  eating,  car crash,  tears,  lie,  watching tv,  car accident,  food,  female protagonist,  crying,  based on true story,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  f rated,  kiss,  sex

Mar Adentro (2004) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000)
Biography, Drama, Romance

Mar Adentro (2004)

Life story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. Film explores Ramon's relationships with two women: Julia, a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living. Through the gift of his love, these two women are inspired to accomplish things they never previously thought possible. Despite his wish to die, Ramon taught everyone he encountered the meaning, value and preciousness of life. Though he could not move himself, he had an uncanny ability to move others. (Read More)

Themes:marriage
Locations:courtroom
Characters:lawyer,  baby
Period:1990s
Story:terminal illness,  legs,  attorney,  barn,  disease,  cow,  court,  poison,  eating,  montage,  woman,  single mother,  tears,  watching tv,  car accident,  food,  crying,  telephone call,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  kiss

In Her Shoes (2005)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

In Her Shoes (2005)

Two sisters, plus a dead mother, a remarried father, and a hostile step-mother. The sisters, each in her way, have perfected the art of losing. The elder, Rose, is an attorney, responsible, lonely, with a closet full of shoes. The younger is Maggie, beautiful, selfish, and irresponsible. Her drunken behavior gets her tossed by her step-mother from her dad's house; worse behavior gets her tossed from Rose's apartment. Then, while searching in her father's desk for money to filch, Maggie finds an address; the past and the future open up to her and, with any luck, may open to her sister as well. (Read More)

Themes:unemployment,  cancer,  money,  marriage
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  waitress,  doctor
Story:law firm,  want ads,  tiara,  job seeking,  attorney,  phone booth,  law,  pay phone,  liar,  eating,  woman,  newspaper,  cafe,  tears,  lie,  watching tv,  car accident,  food,  swimming pool,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  family relationships,  f rated,  kiss,  sex

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Trois Couleurs: Bleu (1993)
Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance

Trois Couleurs: Bleu (1993)

The first part of Kieslowski's trilogy on France's national motto: Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity. 'Blue' is the story of Julie who loses her husband, an acclaimed composer and her young daughter in a car accident. The film's theme of liberty is manifested in Julie's attempt to start life anew, free of personal commitments, belongings, grief or love. She intends to numb herself by withdrawing from the world and living completely independently, anonymously and in solitude in the Parisian metropolis. Despite her intentions, people from her former and present life intrude with their own needs. However, the reality created by the people who need and care about her, a surprising discovery and the music around which the film revolves heal Julie and draws her back to the land of the living. (Read More)

Themes:money
Locations:courtroom,  restaurant
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Period:1990s
Story:neck brace,  coughing,  court,  liar,  trial,  judge,  neighbor,  cafe,  car crash,  tears,  lie,  watching tv,  car accident,  swimming pool,  crying,  telephone call,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  kiss,  sex

The Firm (1993)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Firm (1993)

Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the more sinister side of his company. Then, two Associates are murdered. The FBI contact him, asking him for information and suddenly his life is ruined. He has a choice - work with the FBI, or stay with the Firm. Either way he will lose his life as he knows it. Mitch figures the only way out is to follow his own plan... This is why The Firm (1993) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000). (Read More)

Themes:justice,  money
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Period:1990s
Story:law firm,  law,  judicial system,  law school,  judicial,  judiciary,  job interview,  attorney,  employer employee relationship,  pay phone,  judge,  montage,  woman,  survival,  investigation,  swimming pool,  cell phone,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship

The Spectacular Now (2013) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

The Spectacular Now (2013)

Sutter Keely lives in the now. It's a good place for him. A high school senior, charming and self-possessed, he's the life of the party, loves his job at a men's clothing store, and has no plans for the future. A budding alcoholic, he's never far from his supersized, whiskey-fortified thirst-master cup. But after being dumped by his girlfriend, Sutter gets drunk and wakes up on a lawn with Aimee Finecky hovering over him. She's different: the "nice girl" who reads science fiction and doesn't have a boyfriend. While Aimee has dreams of a future, Sutter lives in the impressive delusion of a spectacular now, yet somehow, they're drawn together. (Read More)

Themes:money,  marriage
Locations:bar
Story:water gun,  pain killer,  begging,  college campus,  trust,  fired from the job,  prologue,  flash forward,  apology,  montage,  single mother,  tears,  lie,  car accident,  swimming pool,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  sex,  kiss

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...and Justice For All. (1979)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

...and Justice For All. (1979)

When a judge is charged with rape, Arthur Kirkland is forced to defend him. Kirkland has had problems with the judge in the past, including one incident when the judge wrongly sentenced his client Jeff McCullaugh because of a technicality. Kirkland faces a moral and legal dilemma.

Themes:justice
Locations:courtroom
Characters:lawyer
Story:judge,  judicial system,  law school,  attorney,  law,  judiciary,  judicial,  jury,  extortion,  court,  trial,  apology,  woman,  tears,  investigation,  car accident,  swimming pool,  cell phone,  title spoken by character,  photograph

Taking Woodstock (2009)
Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music

Taking Woodstock (2009)

Themes:money
Locations:bar
Story:mortgage,  construction worker,  extortion,  pollution,  barn,  cow,  feminism,  eating,  newspaper,  marijuana,  watching tv,  small town,  motorcycle,  food,  swimming pool,  telephone call,  based on true story,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss,  sex

Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
Comedy, Drama

Sunshine Cleaning (2008)

A family. Rose and Norah, in Albuquerque, lost their mother when they were young. Rose is responsible - a housecleaner, raising her seven-year-old son Oscar. She's also having an affair with Mac, a married cop, her high-school sweetheart. Norah can't hold a job. Their dad, Joe, is quirky. When Oscar is expelled for odd behavior, Rose wants to earn enough to send him to private school. Mac suggests she clean up after crime scenes, suicides, and deaths that go undiscovered for awhile. Rose enlists Norah, and Sunshine Cleaners is born. Norah bonds with the dead, Rose finds out that it's a regulated business, and complications arise. Can a family marked by tragedy sort things out? (Read More)

Themes:money
Locations:restaurant
Characters:waitress
Story:contamination,  mobile phone,  babysitter,  pot smoking,  fired from the job,  liar,  apology,  montage,  woman,  single mother,  marijuana,  tears,  lie,  watching tv,  car accident,  swimming pool,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  f rated,  kiss,  sex

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North Country (2005) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000)
Drama

North Country (2005)

1989. Josey Aimes takes her two kids, Sammy and Karen, and leaves her abusive husband Wayne, to return to her northern Minnesota home town. On a chance meeting with her old friend Glory Dodge who works as a driver and union rep at the mine operated by Pearson Taconite and Steel, Josey decides to work at the mine as well, work that is dominated by men in number and in tone. She does so to be able to stand on her own two feet for the first time in her life, something she probably could not have done if she remained in a job washing hair at a beauty salon. Working at the mine does not sit well with her father, Hank Aimes, who also works at the mine and who, like the other male workers, believes she is taking a job away from a man. Hank has believed that all Josey's problems are of her own doing, ever since she, unmarried, had Sammy while she was still in high school. Josey has always stated that she does not know who Sammy's biological father is, which fosters Hank's attitude about her. Among Josey's coworkers is Bobby Sharp, who many believe is Sammy's biological father. Josey's evangelical mother, Alice Aimes, stands by her husband in their general belief of traditional roles of men and women. Josey and her fellow female mine workers are continually harassed, emotionally, physically and sexually by their male counterparts. Every seeming step forward in the issue Josey finds is only a measure to lull the women into a false sense of security, or to make the fall even harder. Unable to withstand the abuse, Josey decides to sue the company for sexual harassment. She does so with the help of Glory and her husband Kyle's friend, Bill White, an ex-New York lawyer who is facing his own emotional demons. They being able to get any corroboration is difficult as all Josey's male coworkers are standing together, and all the women fear retribution by the company and/or their male coworkers after the fact. Even Glory is facing her own issues which prevent her from being that strong union voice. Only a small grain of the truth coming to light may be what Josey and Bill need... This is why North Country (2005) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000). (Read More)

Themes:environment,  illness,  money
Locations:courtroom,  restaurant
Characters:lawyer,  baby,  doctor
Period:1990s
Story:class action lawsuit,  terminal illness,  toxic waste,  lawsuit,  sexism,  law,  employer employee relationship,  court,  liar,  flash forward,  single mother,  cafe,  tears,  lie,  watching tv,  small town,  food,  female protagonist,  crying,  based on true story,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  f rated,  kiss

Fair Game (2010)
Biography, Drama, Thriller

Fair Game (2010)

Plame's status as a CIA agent was revealed by White House officials allegedly out to discredit her husband after he wrote a 2003 New York Times op-ed piece saying that the Bush administration had manipulated intelligence about weapons of mass destruction to justify the invasion of Iraq.

Themes:justice,  marriage
Locations:bar
Characters:doctor
Story:year 1993,  injustice,  trust,  employer employee relationship,  fired from the job,  liar,  prologue,  apology,  eating,  montage,  woman,  newspaper,  neighbor,  tears,  lie,  watching tv,  investigation,  food,  female protagonist,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  based on true story,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss

All Good Things (2010)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

All Good Things (2010)

A love story and murder mystery based on the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history. The original screenplay uses newly discovered facts, court records and speculation as the foundation for a story of family, obsession, love and loss.

Themes:money,  marriage
Locations:courtroom,  restaurant
Characters:lawyer
Story:plumbing,  real estate,  jury,  extortion,  attorney,  phone booth,  pot smoking,  trust,  court,  pay phone,  trial,  judge,  eating,  newspaper,  neighbor,  marijuana,  cafe,  tears,  los angeles california,  food,  swimming pool,  crying,  telephone call,  based on true story,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss

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The People Vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
Biography, Drama

The People Vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his porn magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for all people.

Themes:illness,  money,  marriage
Locations:courtroom,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Story:judicial system,  courtroom drama,  cameo appearance by real life subject,  pain killer,  judiciary,  judicial,  lawsuit,  attorney,  law,  kissing while having sex,  court,  trial,  judge,  montage,  los angeles california,  telephone call,  based on true story,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships,  sex

The Judge (2014) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000)
Crime, Drama

The Judge (2014)

Hank Palmer is a successful defense attorney in Chicago, who is getting a divorce. When His brother calls with the news that their mother has died, Hank returns to his childhood home to attend the funeral. Despite the brittle bond between Hank and the Judge, Hank must come to his father's aid and defend him in court. Here, Hank discovers the truth behind the case, which binds together the dysfunctional family and reveals the struggles and secrecy of the family. (Read More)

Themes:illness,  cancer,  money,  marriage
Locations:courtroom,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:waitress,  lawyer,  doctor
Story:attorney,  judge,  terminal illness,  jury,  law,  trust,  court,  liar,  flash forward,  child,  trial,  eating,  newspaper,  cafe,  lie,  small town,  car accident,  food,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss

The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
Drama

The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

A small community is torn apart by a tragic accident which kills most of the town's children. A lawyer visits the victims' parents in order to profit from the tragedy by stirring up the their anger and launching a class action suit against anyone they can blame. The community is paralyzed by its anger and cannot let go. All but one young girl, left in a wheelchair after the accident, who finds the courage to lead the way toward healing. This is why The Sweet Hereafter (1997) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000). (Read More)

Locations:bar
Characters:lawyer
Period:1990s
Story:class action lawsuit,  child,  neck brace,  insurance,  lawsuit,  attorney,  phone booth,  barn,  law,  single parent,  cow,  debt,  flash forward,  survival,  lie,  investigation,  small town,  car accident,  food,  telephone call,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  sex

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Out Of The Furnace (2013)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Out Of The Furnace (2013)

Russell and his younger brother Rodney live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, and have always dreamed of escaping and finding better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, his brother becomes involved with one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast - a mistake that will cost him everything. Once released, Russell must choose between his own freedom, or risk it all to seek justice for his brother. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  illness,  money
Locations:bar
Story:terminal illness,  card playing,  kissing while having sex,  debt,  prologue,  child,  apology,  eating,  car crash,  tears,  lie,  watching tv,  investigation,  small town,  car accident,  food,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  tattoo,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  family relationships

The Reader (2008)
Drama, Romance

The Reader (2008)

THE READER opens in post-war Germany when teenager Michael Berg becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from "The Odyssey," "Huck Finn" and "The Lady with the Little Dog." Despite their intense bond, Hanna mysteriously disappears one day and Michael is left confused and heartbroken. Eight years later, while Michael is a law student observing the Nazi war crime trials, he is stunned to find Hanna back in his life - this time as a defendant in the courtroom. As Hanna's past is revealed, Michael uncovers a deep secret that will impact both of their lives. THE READER is a story about truth and reconciliation, about how one generation comes to terms with the crimes of another. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  illness,  money
Locations:courtroom,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Period:1990s
Story:law,  trial,  legs,  court,  flash forward,  apology,  judge,  eating,  woman,  cafe,  tears,  lie,  food,  crying,  telephone call,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss

Boy A (2007) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000)
Drama

Boy A (2007)

A young man is released from prison after many years and given a new identity in a new town. Aided by a supervisor who becomes like a father to him he finds a job and friends and hesitantly starts a relationship with a compassionate girl. But the secret of the heinous crime he committed as a boy weighs down on him, and he learns that it is not so easy to escape your past. (Read More)

Themes:illness,  cancer
Locations:courtroom,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:waitress,  lawyer
Story:breast cancer,  threat,  court,  fired from the job,  liar,  prologue,  trial,  apology,  newspaper,  cafe,  car crash,  tears,  lie,  water,  watching tv,  car accident,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  based on true story,  photograph,  mother son relationship,  kiss

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Me And Earl And The Dying Girl (2015)
Comedy, Drama

Me And Earl And The Dying Girl (2015)

Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia.

Themes:illness,  cancer
Story:terminal illness,  pity,  geek,  pot smoking,  trust,  prologue,  flash forward,  apology,  eating,  montage,  single mother,  survival,  marijuana,  lie,  watching tv,  food,  crying,  telephone call,  tattoo,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships

Sleeping With Other People (2015)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Sleeping With Other People (2015)

Themes:marriage
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Story:real estate,  lawsuit,  divorcee,  pot smoking,  threat,  employer employee relationship,  flash forward,  child,  apology,  woman,  marijuana,  cafe,  lie,  watching tv,  swimming pool,  telephone call,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  f rated,  sex,  kiss

Another Year (2010)
Comedy, Drama

Another Year (2010)

A married couple who have managed to remain blissfully happy into their autumn years, are surrounded over the course of the four seasons of one average year by friends, colleagues, and family who all seem to suffer some degree of unhappiness.

Themes:environment,  money
Locations:restaurant
Characters:lawyer,  baby,  doctor
Story:parking ticket,  divorcee,  pot smoking,  employer employee relationship,  prologue,  apology,  eating,  marijuana,  cafe,  tears,  watching tv,  food,  crying,  telephone call,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss

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Candy (2006) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000)
Drama, Romance

Candy (2006)

This story is a narration from an Australian man who falls in love with two kinds of Candy: a woman of the same name and heroin. The narrator changes from a smart-aleck to someone trying to find a vein to inject, while Candy changes from an actress, call girl, streetwalker, and then a madwoman. Starting in Sydney, the two eventually end up in Melbourne to go clean, but they fail. This leads them to turn to finding money and heroin, while other posessions and attachments become unimportant. (Read More)

Themes:money,  marriage
Locations:restaurant
Characters:baby,  doctor
Story:miscarriage,  pot smoking,  chicken,  apology,  woman,  marijuana,  cafe,  tears,  lie,  watching tv,  food,  swimming pool,  crying,  telephone call,  surprise ending,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships,  sex,  kiss

Volver (2006)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery

Volver (2006)

Raimunda, her daughter Paula and her sister Sole travel from Madrid to the windy and superstitious village of Alcanfor de las Infantas to visit the grave of their mother Irene, who died years ago in a fire with her husband. Then they visit Irene's sister Paula, an old senile aunt that raised Raimunda after the death of her parents that insists to tell them that Irene is alive and living with her; later, they go to the house of her neighbor and friend Agustina, who gives a support to Paula. They return to Madrid, and after a hard day of work, Raimunda meets her daughter completely distraught at the bus stop waiting for her. When they arrive home, Paula tells her mother that she killed her unemployed father Paco, who was completely drunk and tried to rape her. While Raimunda hides his body, Sole calls her to tell that their beloved aunt Paula has died. The next morning, Sole travels alone to the funeral, and when she returns to Madrid, she finds her mother hidden in the trunk of her car. She brings Irene to her apartment, where secrets from the past are disclosed. (Read More)

Themes:illness,  cancer,  money
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Story:terminal illness,  pot smoking,  trust,  fired from the job,  liar,  apology,  eating,  woman,  survival,  neighbor,  marijuana,  tears,  lie,  watching tv,  small town,  food,  female protagonist,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  family relationships,  f rated,  sex,  kiss

Biutiful (2010)
Drama, Romance

Biutiful (2010)

Uxbal, single father of two children, finds his life in chaos as he is forced to deal with his life in order to escape the heat of crime in underground Barcelona, to break with the love for the divorced, manic depressive, abusive mother of his children and to regain spiritual insight in his life as he is diagnosed with terminal cancer. (Read More)

Themes:cancer,  illness,  money,  marriage
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:baby,  doctor
Story:terminal illness,  construction worker,  injustice,  babysitter,  single parent,  trust,  prologue,  apology,  eating,  montage,  cafe,  tears,  watching tv,  food,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss

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Persepolis (2007)
Animation, Biography, Drama, War

Persepolis (2007)

In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she witnesses first hand how the new Iran, now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, has become a repressive tyranny on its own. With Marji dangerously refusing to remain silent at this injustice, her parents send her abroad to Vienna to study for a better life. However, this change proves an equally difficult trial with the young woman finding herself in a different culture loaded with abrasive characters and profound disappointments that deeply trouble her. Even when she returns home, Marji finds that both she and homeland have changed too much and the young woman and her loving family must decide where she truly belongs. This is why Persepolis (2007) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000). (Read More)

Themes:justice,  marriage
Locations:restaurant
Characters:doctor
Period:1990s
Story:diabetes,  injustice,  sexism,  law,  pay phone,  liar,  flash forward,  trial,  eating,  woman,  newspaper,  survival,  neighbor,  marijuana,  cafe,  tears,  lie,  watching tv,  motorcycle,  food,  female protagonist,  crying,  telephone call,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  f rated,  kiss

Short Cuts (1993) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000)
Comedy, Drama

Short Cuts (1993)

While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation a group of Los Angeles lives intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. Whilst they go out to concerts and jazz clubs and even have their pools cleaned, they also lie, drink, and cheat. Death itself seems never to be far away, even on a fishing trip. (Read More)

Themes:cancer,  marriage
Locations:bar
Characters:waitress,  baby,  doctor
Story:freeway,  picnic,  child,  marijuana,  tears,  lie,  watching tv,  los angeles california,  motorcycle,  car accident,  swimming pool,  crying,  telephone call,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  sex

Harsh Times (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Harsh Times (2005)

Jim Davis is an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. His best friend is pressured by his girlfriend Sylvia to find a job, but Jim is more interested in hanging out and making cash from small heists, while trying to get a law enforcement job so he can marry his Mexican girlfriend. (Read More)

Themes:unemployment
Locations:bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:playing pool,  job interview,  mobile phone,  law,  pot smoking,  liar,  prologue,  eating,  marijuana,  lie,  watching tv,  los angeles california,  food,  tattoo,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  kiss

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Lovelace (2013)
Biography, Drama

Lovelace (2013)

Themes:money,  marriage
Locations:restaurant
Story:pot smoking,  trust,  pay phone,  flash forward,  apology,  eating,  marijuana,  cafe,  car crash,  watching tv,  food,  swimming pool,  crying,  telephone call,  based on true story,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  character name in title,  sex,  kiss

Kramer Vs. Kramer (1979)
Drama

Kramer Vs. Kramer (1979)

Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy. When he has learned to adjust his life to these new responsibilities, Joanna resurfaces and wants Billy back. Ted, however, refuses to give him up, so they go to court to fight for the custody of their son. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  unemployment,  marriage
Locations:courtroom,  restaurant
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Story:judicial system,  court,  judiciary,  judicial,  divorcee,  job interview,  single parent,  trust,  fired from the job,  child,  trial,  judge,  woman,  single mother,  neighbor,  watching tv,  surprise ending,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships

The Insider (1999) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000)
Biography, Drama, Thriller

The Insider (1999)

Balls-out "60 Minutes" producer Lowell Bergman sniffs a story when a former research biologist for Brown & Williamson, Jeff Wigand, won't talk to him. When the company leans hard on Wigand to honor a confidentiality agreement, he gets his back up. Trusting Bergman and despite a crumbling marriage, he goes on camera for a Mike Wallace interview and risks arrest for contempt of court. Westinghouse is negotiating to buy CBS, so CBS attorneys advise CBS News to shelve the interview and avoid a lawsuit. "60 Minutes" and CBS News bosses cave, Wigand is hung out to dry, Bergman is compromised, and the CEOs of Big Tobacco may get away with perjury. Will the truth come out? This is why The Insider (1999) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000). (Read More)

Themes:cancer,  money,  marriage
Locations:courtroom,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:labor relations,  public health,  corporate crime,  whistleblower,  lawsuit,  pollution,  law,  employer employee relationship,  court,  pay phone,  fired from the job,  liar,  prologue,  lie,  investigation,  cell phone,  telephone call,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships

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De Rouille Et D'os (2012)
Drama, Romance

De Rouille Et D'os (2012)

Themes:unemployment,  money
Story:insurance,  job interview,  single parent,  trust,  employer employee relationship,  fired from the job,  flash forward,  eating,  survival,  neighbor,  tears,  watching tv,  motorcycle,  food,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  tattoo,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  sex,  kiss

Goal! (2005)
Drama, Romance, Sport

Goal! (2005)

Santiago's father, Hernan Munez, smuggled his penniless Mexican family over the US border to seek a better, albeit modest future in L.A. Eldest son Santiago dreams of more, like native Angelinos, then joining Hernan's gardening firm. His change arrives when a British ex-pro spots him as an exceptional soccer natural and promises he can arrange a real British talent scout to check him out. Although that falls trough and dad forbids it, Santiago accepts grandma's savings to try out with English premier league club Newcastle. Despite his asthma, he gets in and befriends the freshly transferred, desperately undisciplined bad boy star scorer, party animal Gavin Harris, who becomes his bothersome house-mate, a recipe for trouble and yet each's salvation. (Read More)

Themes:cancer,  money
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:baby
Period:1990s
Story:playing pool,  mobile phone,  fired from the job,  prologue,  flash forward,  montage,  cafe,  tears,  los angeles california,  swimming pool,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  sex,  kiss

The Exorcism Of Emily Rose (2005)
Drama, Horror, Thriller

The Exorcism Of Emily Rose (2005)

When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trail begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing Moore, but it is not going to be easy, as no one wants to believe what Father Moore says is true. (Read More)

Themes:illness
Locations:courtroom,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Story:law firm,  jury,  court,  pay phone,  trial,  judge,  cafe,  watching tv,  investigation,  car accident,  female protagonist,  telephone call,  based on true story,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  mother son relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships

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Philadelphia (1993) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000)
Drama

Philadelphia (1993)

Andrew Beckett, a gay, HIV positive lawyer, is fired from his law firm in fear that they might contract HIV from him. After Andrew is fired, in a last attempt for peace, he sues his former law firm with the help of a homophobic lawyer, Joe Miller. During the court battle, Miller sees that Beckett is no different than anyone else on the gritty streets of the city of brotherly love, sheds his homophobia and helps Beckett with his case before AIDS overcomes him. (Read More)

Themes:illness
Characters:lawyer
Story:judicial system,  law firm,  courtroom drama,  terminal illness,  judicial,  judiciary,  disease,  law,  court,  trial,  mother son relationship,  kiss

I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance

I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

Steven Russell is happily married to Debbie, and a member of the local police force when a car accident provokes a dramatic reassessment of his life. Steven becomes open about his homosexuality and decides to live life to the fullest - even if it means breaking the law. Steven's new, extravagant lifestyle involves cons and fraud and, eventually, a stay in the State Penitentiary where he meets sensitive, soft-spoken Phillip Morris. His devotion to freeing Phillip from jail and building the perfect life together prompts Steven to attempt and often succeed at one impossible con after another. This is why I Love You Phillip Morris (2009) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000). (Read More)

Themes:money
Locations:courtroom,  restaurant
Characters:lawyer
Story:diabetes,  neck brace,  job interview,  law,  trust,  debt,  liar,  flash forward,  child,  judge,  eating,  woman,  cafe,  car crash,  tears,  lie,  car accident,  food,  crying,  telephone call,  based on true story,  title spoken by character,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships,  sex,  kiss

Die Welle (2008)
Drama, Thriller

Die Welle (2008)

High school teacher, Rainer Wegner, may be popular with the students, but he's also unorthodox. He's forced to teach autocracy for the school's project week. He's less than enthusiastic at first, but the response of the students is surprising to say the least. He forces the students to become more invested in the prospect of self rule, and soon the class project has its own power and eerily starts to resemble Germany's past. Can Wegner and his class realize what's happening before the horrors start repeating themselves? (Read More)

Themes:justice,  unemployment
Characters:waitress
Story:injustice,  law,  liar,  apology,  eating,  montage,  newspaper,  marijuana,  tears,  lie,  motorcycle,  food,  swimming pool,  cell phone,  crying,  tattoo,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss,  sex

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Der Baader Meinhof Komplex (2008)
Action, Biography, Crime, Drama

Der Baader Meinhof Komplex (2008)

Germany in the 1970s: Murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the yet fragile German democracy. The radicalised children of the Nazi generation lead by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism: American imperialism supported by the German establishment, many of whom have a Nazi past. Their aim is to create a more human society but by employing inhuman means they not only spread terror and bloodshed, they also lose their own humanity. The man who understands them is also their hunter: the head of the German police force Horst Herold. And while he succeeds in his relentless pursuit of the young terrorists, he knows he's only dealing with the tip of the iceberg. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  money
Locations:courtroom
Characters:lawyer,  baby,  doctor
Story:injustice,  extortion,  mobile phone,  pot smoking,  threat,  flash forward,  trial,  judge,  montage,  woman,  newspaper,  marijuana,  tears,  watching tv,  investigation,  motorcycle,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  based on true story,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  character name in title,  kiss

I Am Sam (2001) is one of the best movies like Erin Brockovich (2000)
Drama

I Am Sam (2001)

Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks and is obsessed with the Beatles. He has a daughter with a homeless woman; she abandons them as soon as they leave the hospital. He names his daughter Lucy Diamond (after the Beatles song), and raises her. But as she reaches age 7 herself, Sam's limitations start to become a problem at school; she's intentionally holding back to avoid looking smarter than him. The authorities take her away, and Sam shames high-priced lawyer Rita Harrison into taking his case pro bono. In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love, and whether it's really all you need. (Read More)

Locations:courtroom,  restaurant
Characters:lawyer,  baby
Story:attorney,  single parent,  court,  judge,  montage,  woman,  single mother,  neighbor,  tears,  watching tv,  los angeles california,  swimming pool,  crying,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships,  f rated,  kiss

Amy (2015)
Biography, Documentary, Music

Amy (2015)

A documentary on the life of 'Amy Winehouse' (qv), the immensely talented yet doomed songstress. We see her from her teen years, where she already showed her singing abilities, to her finding success and then her downward spiral into alcoholism and drugs.

Themes:illness,  money,  marriage
Locations:bar
Characters:doctor
Story:legs,  pot smoking,  prologue,  apology,  eating,  montage,  woman,  marijuana,  tears,  food,  cell phone,  crying,  telephone call,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss

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