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Primal Fear (1996)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Primal Fear (1996)

Courtroom thriller about a slick, hotshot lawyer who takes the seemingly unwinnable case of a young altar boy accused of murdering an eminent catholic priest.

Themes:amnesia,  justice,  corruption,  anger,  deception,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:courtroom,  apartment,  nightclub,  church,  bar
Characters:catholic,  psychiatrist,  lawyer,  priest,  photographer,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:judicial system,  federal prosecutor,  evidence tampering,  boys' choir,  justice system,  criminal justice,  murder trial,  jail cell,  police investigation,  video camera,  foot chase,  reference to nathaniel hawthorne,  cover story,  contempt of court,  piercing ripped out,  eyes gouged,  pro bono,  dissociative identity disorder,  faking illness,  former lover,  bad guy wins,  law office,  reference to thomas jefferson,  sexual exploitation,  fugue,  fine,  pornographic video,  shackled,  opportunism,  placard,  choke hold,  soccer game,  music conductor,  defense attorney,  child pornography,  altar boy,  housing project,  compact disc,  judiciary,  judicial,  multiple personality,  video cassette,  protestor,  news footage,  corrupt official,  stuttering,  mailman,  finger cut off,  prosecutor,  bishop,  press,  chinese restaurant,  district attorney,  jury,  playing pool,  testimony,  police arrest,  southern accent,  sermon,  mob boss,  police inspector,  public humiliation,  siren,  prison cell,  castration,  deceit,  choir,  evidence,  severed finger,  remote control,  crime scene,  whiskey,  audience,  buttocks,  mutilation,  sociopath,  applause,  scandal,  newspaper headline,  power,  directorial debut,  speech,  manipulation,  cover up,  microphone,  confession,  chicago illinois,  latex gloves,  bartender,  coffee,  news report,  trial,  mental illness,  judge,  child abuse,  police car,  police station,  f word,  reporter,  revolver,  jail,  psychopath,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  helicopter,  corpse,  beating,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  singing,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  based on novel,  two word title,  murder,  nudity,  interview,  blood

Double Jeopardy (1999)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Double Jeopardy (1999)

When Nick Parsons appears to be murdered his wife Libby is tried and convicted. Six years later Libby is paroled and with the help of Travis Lehman (her parole officer) she sets out to find her son and the truth behind the "murder".

Themes:revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:courtroom,  nightclub,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:murder trial,  jail cell,  foot chase,  jury,  testimony,  police arrest,  evidence,  remote control,  buttocks,  sociopath,  newspaper headline,  bartender,  coffee,  news report,  trial,  judge,  police car,  police station,  f word,  revolver,  psychopath,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  police officer,  chase,  knife,  singing,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  two word title,  murder,  nudity,  blood

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,  corruption,  anger,  deception,  revenge
Locations:courtroom,  apartment,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Period:1990s
Story:judicial system,  jail cell,  judicial,  judiciary,  jury,  southern accent,  evidence,  newspaper headline,  bartender,  news report,  judge,  police car,  police station,  revolver,  punched in the face,  investigation,  corpse,  beating,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  based on novel,  blood,  murder

Fracture (2007)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Fracture (2007)

Wealthy, brilliant, and meticulous Ted Crawford, a structural engineer in Los Angeles, shoots his wife and entraps her lover. He signs a confession; at the arraignment, he asserts his rights to represent himself and asks the court to move immediately to trial. The prosecutor is Willy Beachum, a hotshot who's soon to join a fancy civil-law firm, told by everyone it's an open and shut case. Crawford sees Beachum's weakness, the hairline fracture of his character: Willy's a winner. The engineer sets in motion a clockwork crime with all the objects moving in ways he predicts. (Read More)

Themes:anger,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:courtroom
Characters:lawyer,  detective
Story:evidence tampering,  criminal justice,  murder trial,  prosecutor,  district attorney,  testimony,  southern accent,  public humiliation,  evidence,  crime scene,  whiskey,  manipulation,  confession,  coffee,  trial,  judge,  police car,  jail,  psychopath,  investigation,  police officer,  helicopter,  surprise ending,  singing,  murder,  blood

And Justice For All (1979) is one of the best movies like Primal Fear (1996)
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,  corruption,  anger
Locations:courtroom
Characters:lawyer
Story:judicial system,  video camera,  contempt of court,  judiciary,  prosecutor,  district attorney,  jury,  testimony,  siren,  evidence,  applause,  trial,  mental illness,  judge,  police car,  police station,  reporter,  investigation,  police officer,  helicopter,  photograph,  blood

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. (Read More)

Themes:corruption,  anger
Mood:gore
Locations:courtroom,  apartment,  nightclub,  church,  bar
Characters:catholic,  lawyer,  priest,  photographer
Period:1990s
Story:judicial system,  video camera,  judicial,  judiciary,  press,  jury,  testimony,  evidence,  remote control,  audience,  newspaper headline,  power,  microphone,  bartender,  trial,  mental illness,  judge,  reporter,  watching tv,  computer,  beating,  surprise ending,  knife,  singing,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  based on novel,  blood,  murder

The Net (1995)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Net (1995)

Angela Bennett's a software engineer type who works from home and has few friends outside of cyberspace. Taking her first vacation in years, she becomes embroiled in a web of computer espionage.

Themes:corruption,  anger,  deception
Characters:psychiatrist,  lawyer,  photographer
Period:1990s
Story:foot chase,  protestor,  press,  police arrest,  siren,  remote control,  manipulation,  cover up,  news report,  police car,  reporter,  revolver,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  police officer,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  murder

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,  corruption,  deception,  revenge
Locations:courtroom,  apartment,  church,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  photographer
Story:judicial system,  foot chase,  judiciary,  judicial,  protestor,  jury,  southern accent,  manipulation,  news report,  trial,  judge,  psychopath,  camera,  computer,  beating,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  singing,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  based on novel,  blood,  murder

Speed (1994) is one of the best movies like Primal Fear (1996)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Speed (1994)

Bomber terrorist's elevator plan backfires, so he rigs a bomb to a LA city bus. The stipulation is: once armed, the bus must stay above 50 mph to keep from exploding. Also if LAPD Officer tries to unload any passengers off, Payne will detonate it. Joe Morton co-stars as Jack's superior, and Jeff Daniels supports Jack helping him try to defuse the bomb. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:bar
Characters:detective
Period:1990s
Story:foot chase,  video cassette,  siren,  sociopath,  applause,  directorial debut,  speech,  microphone,  latex gloves,  bartender,  news report,  police car,  police station,  f word,  reporter,  revolver,  psychopath,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  police officer,  helicopter,  train,  chase,  knife,  murder,  blood

The Accused (1988)
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,  anger,  deception,  revenge
Locations:courtroom,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  detective
Story:judicial system,  judicial,  judiciary,  prosecutor,  district attorney,  jury,  testimony,  crime scene,  applause,  bartender,  news report,  trial,  judge,  police car,  reporter,  camera,  watching tv,  investigation,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  two word title,  interview

Chugyeogja (2008)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Chugyeogja (2008)

Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by a same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.

Themes:anger,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:church
Characters:photographer,  detective
Story:police investigation,  video camera,  foot chase,  prosecutor,  press,  siren,  buttocks,  news report,  police car,  police station,  reporter,  camera,  watching tv,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  corpse,  beating,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  nudity,  blood,  murder

The Boondock Saints (1999)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Boondock Saints (1999)

Two Irish brothers accidentally kill mafia thugs. They turn themselves in and are released as heroes. They then see it as a calling by God and start knocking off mafia gang members one by one. Willem Dafoe plays the detective trying to figure out the killings, but the closer he comes to catching the Irish brothers, the more he thinks the brothers are doing the right thing. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:courtroom,  church,  bar
Characters:catholic,  priest,  photographer,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:playing pool,  sermon,  police inspector,  severed finger,  crime scene,  directorial debut,  confession,  latex gloves,  bartender,  coffee,  trial,  police station,  f word,  reporter,  jail,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  punched in the face,  investigation,  corpse,  surprise ending,  knife,  cigarette smoking,  nudity,  interview,  blood,  murder

The Client (1994) is one of the best movies like Primal Fear (1996)
Crime, Drama, Mystery

The Client (1994)

Mark Sway is an 11 year old boy who lives with his mother and brother in a trailer. One day he and his brother are hanging out when a car pulls over beside them. The driver then sticks a hose in his exhaust and puts the other end into the car. Mark pulls it out. But the man sees him and grabs him and takes inside the car. The man talks to Mark then later shoots himself. The shock sends Mark's brother into a catatonic state. The police question him and slips out some stuff that makes them think he's saying more than he knows. Roy Foltrigg, a prosecutor with political ambitions tells Mark he wants to talk to him tomorrow. Mark feeling that he needs a lawyer, sees Reggie Love. Mark tells her about the man who killed himself. Reggie tells him he's a mob lawyer. And one of his clients is a member of a mob family who is suspected of killing a Senator who was trying to take down his family. But because the Senator's body is missing, they can't prosecute him. Reggie thinks Foltrigg thinks the lawyer told Mark where the body is which is why he wants to speak to him. Mark goes to meet Roy and when he threatens him, Mark steps out then Reggie comes in with a recording of his conversation with Mark telling him that made several violations. In the meantime, the mobster is told by the head of the family to take care of Mark. So he threatens Mark. Mark doesn't know what to do and learns that Reggie has some secrets of her own and is uncertain if he can trust her. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  revenge
Locations:courtroom,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  photographer,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:judicial system,  jail cell,  foot chase,  judicial,  judiciary,  prosecutor,  district attorney,  southern accent,  mob boss,  crime scene,  newspaper headline,  cover up,  confession,  coffee,  news report,  judge,  police car,  police station,  revolver,  jail,  watching tv,  police officer,  helicopter,  corpse,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  based on novel,  murder

Triple 9 (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Triple 9 (2016)

In TRIPLE 9, a crew of dirty cops are blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. The only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for "officer down". Their plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack, triggering a breakneck, action-packed finale filled with double-crosses, greed and revenge. (Read More)

Themes:corruption,  anger,  deception,  revenge
Locations:apartment,  nightclub,  bar
Characters:detective
Story:police investigation,  foot chase,  housing project,  southern accent,  mob boss,  crime scene,  sociopath,  newspaper headline,  manipulation,  cover up,  news report,  police car,  police station,  f word,  revolver,  computer,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  helicopter,  corpse,  beating,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  two word title,  blood,  murder

Nightcrawler (2014)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Nightcrawler (2014)

NIGHTCRAWLER is a thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. 'Jake Gyllenhaal' (qv) stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling - where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents. Aided by 'Rene Russo (I)' (qv) as Nina, a veteran of the blood-sport that is local TV news, Lou blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. (Read More)

Themes:deception
Locations:apartment
Story:evidence tampering,  police investigation,  video camera,  news footage,  chinese restaurant,  siren,  crime scene,  sociopath,  directorial debut,  manipulation,  news report,  police car,  police station,  f word,  psychopath,  camera,  punched in the face,  police officer,  corpse,  murder,  blood

The Secret In Their Eyes (2009)
Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

The Secret In Their Eyes (2009)

In 1999, retired Argentinian federal justice agent Benjamin Esposito is writing a novel, using an old closed case as the source material. That case is the brutal rape and murder of Liliana Coloto. In addition to seeing the extreme grief of the victim's husband Ricardo Morales, Benjamin, his assistant Pablo Sandoval, and newly hired department chief Irene Menendez-Hastings were personally affected by the case as Benjamin and Pablo tracked the killer, hence the reason why the unsatisfactory ending to the case has always bothered him. Despite the department already having two other suspects, Benjamin and Pablo ultimately were certain that a man named Isidoro Gomez is the real killer. Although he is aware that historical accuracy is not paramount for the novel, the process of revisiting the case is more an issue of closure for him. He tries to speak to the key players in the case, most specifically Irene, who still works in the justice department and who he has always been attracted to but never pursued due to the differences in their ages and social classes. The other issue is that Gomez is still at large, no one aware if he is alive or dead. But as Pablo at the time mentioned that passion is one thing that cannot be changed in behavior, Benjamin learns now that that premise still holds true. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  corruption,  anger,  revenge
Locations:courtroom,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  photographer
Story:judicial system,  jail cell,  police investigation,  foot chase,  soccer game,  judiciary,  judicial,  prosecutor,  district attorney,  police inspector,  prison cell,  evidence,  crime scene,  whiskey,  confession,  latex gloves,  coffee,  judge,  police station,  jail,  punched in the face,  investigation,  corpse,  beating,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  based on novel,  interview,  nudity,  murder,  blood

Dead Man Walking (1995) is one of the best movies like Primal Fear (1996)
Crime, Drama

Dead Man Walking (1995)

A convicted murderer on Death Row and the nun who befriends him. Through the portrayal of finely drawn characters and their interactions as the days, hours, and minutes tick down to the condemned man's execution, powerful emotions are unleashed. While Matthew Poncelet and Sister Prejean desperately try to gain a stay of execution from the governor or the courts, scenes are intercut from the brutal crime, gradually revealing the truth about the events that transpired. In addition to her temporal help, the nun also tries to reach out spiritually and assist as a guide to salvation. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  anger
Locations:church
Characters:catholic,  lawyer,  priest
Story:placard,  protestor,  bishop,  jury,  testimony,  siren,  prison cell,  evidence,  audience,  microphone,  confession,  latex gloves,  news report,  police car,  reporter,  watching tv,  police officer,  corpse,  knife,  singing,  photograph,  murder

Don't Say A Word (2001)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Don't Say A Word (2001)

A group of thieves steal a rare gem, but in the process, two of the men double cross the leader of the thieving group, Patrick, and take off with the precious stone. Ten years later, prominent psychiatrist Nathan Conrad is invited to examine a disturbed young woman named Elisabeth. Patrick immediately kidnaps Nathan's daughter, forcing Nathan to attempt to get Elisabeth to reveal a secret number which will ultimately lead Patrick to the whereabouts of the precious gem that has eluded him. (Read More)

Themes:anger,  deception,  revenge
Locations:apartment
Characters:psychiatrist,  photographer,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:police investigation,  foot chase,  faking illness,  siren,  crime scene,  sociopath,  manipulation,  police car,  police station,  f word,  revolver,  camera,  watching tv,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  corpse,  beating,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  singing,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  based on novel,  murder,  blood

Gone Girl (2014)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Gone Girl (2014)

On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife? (Read More)

Themes:anger,  deception,  revenge
Locations:bar
Characters:lawyer,  detective
Story:police investigation,  video camera,  police arrest,  southern accent,  evidence,  audience,  sociopath,  manipulation,  confession,  bartender,  news report,  police car,  police station,  reporter,  psychopath,  camera,  watching tv,  investigation,  police officer,  corpse,  surprise ending,  knife,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  two word title,  based on novel,  murder,  interview,  blood

New Jack City (1991)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

New Jack City (1991)

The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money Brothers. They get into the crack business and not before long they make a million dollars every week. A cop, Scotty, is after them. He tries to get into the gang by letting an ex-drug addict infiltrate the gang, but the attempt fails miserably. The only thing that remains is that Scotty himself becomes a drug pusher. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  corruption,  anger,  deception,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:courtroom,  apartment,  nightclub,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  priest,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:police investigation,  stuttering,  mob boss,  sociopath,  power,  manipulation,  cover up,  trial,  judge,  police station,  f word,  revolver,  camera,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  corpse,  beating,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  murder,  blood

Fire With Fire (2012) is one of the best movies like Primal Fear (1996)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Fire With Fire (2012)

After witnessing the brutal murders of a convenience store owner and his son, firefighter Jeremy Coleman barely escapes with his life. As he is forced to testify against the crime lord, Hagan, he is placed in the witness protection program under the watch of the U.S. Marshals. When his new identity becomes compromised Jeremy is forced to take an unexpected course of action in order to get his life back and save the lives of those he loves. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  anger,  deception,  revenge
Locations:apartment
Characters:lawyer,  detective
Story:jail cell,  police investigation,  foot chase,  district attorney,  southern accent,  severed finger,  crime scene,  sociopath,  news report,  judge,  police car,  police station,  f word,  revolver,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  corpse,  beating,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  blood,  murder

Cop Land (1997)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Cop Land (1997)

Sometime in the 1970's, police officers from New York City wanted a safe haven to live, away from the dangers of the streets of New York City, this is when they established a "Cop Land" in the small New Jersey town of Garrison. Freddy Heflin who was always admired by the New York cops wanted to become one, but because he was deaf in one ear this prevents him from achieving his goal, but has become sheriff of Garrison. Recently there have been a dark omen surrounding the NYPD, and Freddy is now investigating on this case, then Internal Affairs officer Mo Tilden is also on the case and asks Freddy for help, but Freddy could not. Now Freddy suspects that a New York City cop named Ray Donlan might be one of the many cops who is corrupted by the mob and other criminals. Now, Freddy must find a cop who is nicknamed "Superboy" who can testify against Donlan and protect him, before Donlan finds Superboy and kills him. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  corruption
Mood:gore
Locations:bar
Characters:lawyer,  priest,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:jail cell,  foot chase,  testimony,  mob boss,  crime scene,  newspaper headline,  directorial debut,  manipulation,  cover up,  bartender,  news report,  police car,  police station,  f word,  revolver,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  corpse,  beating,  surprise ending,  chase,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  two word title,  murder,  interview,  blood

Changeling (2008)
Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller

Changeling (2008)

Los Angeles, 1928. A single mother returns from work to find her nine-year-old son gone. She calls the LAPD to initiate a search. Five months later, a boy is found in Illinois who fits the description; he says he's her son. To fanfare and photos, the LAPD reunite mother and son, but she insists he's not her boy. The cops dismiss her as either a liar or hysterical. When she joins a minister in his public criticism of the police, they in turn use government power to silence and intimidate her. Meanwhile, a cop goes to a dilapidated ranch to find a Canadian lad who's without legal status; the youth tells a grisly tale. There's redress for murder; is there redress for abuse of power? (Read More)

Themes:corruption,  deception
Locations:courtroom,  church
Characters:lawyer,  photographer,  detective
Story:jail cell,  jury,  testimony,  sermon,  deceit,  sociopath,  newspaper headline,  power,  microphone,  confession,  trial,  mental illness,  judge,  police car,  reporter,  psychopath,  camera,  punched in the face,  investigation,  train,  chase,  singing,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  blood,  murder

Taking Lives (2004)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Taking Lives (2004)

The film starts in the early 1980s. Young Martin Asher took a bus for Canada. He meets another teen on the bus Matt Soulsby. When the bus broke they decided to rent a car and drive to Seattle. On the road the car gets a flat tire, and Matt starts changing the tire Martin comments on how he and Matt are about the same height and he quickly pushes Matt in the way of an oncoming truck causing a huge accident where Matt and the driver both die. He took Matt's guitar and left singing like Matt did. Twenty years later, an FBI profiler, Illeana Scott comes to Canada to help hunting down a serial killer Martin Asher who killed multiple men and lived by their identities. Martin's mother claims that she saw Martin in Quebec city and she tells the police that Martin is evil. The police also has an eyewitness James Costa who saw Asher kill his last victim... (Read More)

Themes:deception,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:apartment,  nightclub,  bar
Characters:detective
Story:police investigation,  foot chase,  police inspector,  severed finger,  crime scene,  mutilation,  newspaper headline,  cover up,  bartender,  coffee,  news report,  police car,  police station,  f word,  revolver,  psychopath,  investigation,  police officer,  corpse,  beating,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  singing,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  based on novel,  blood,  murder

Fallen (1998) is one of the best movies like Primal Fear (1996)
Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

Fallen (1998)

Det. John Hobbes is convinced that when killer Edgar Reese is executed, all of his troubles are over. But when people he knows and people on the street start to sing the same tune that Reese sang in the gas chamber, and those same people taunt him, he is told that maybe the cursed fallen angel Azazel is behind it all. Azazel is cursed to roam the Earth without a form, and he can switch bodies by any contact, making him hard to track. When Hobbes is forced to kill a man possessed by Azazel, he must clear his name while protecting his family and others from the evil, vengeful Azazel. (Read More)

Themes:amnesia,  deception,  revenge
Locations:apartment,  church,  bar
Characters:catholic,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:jail cell,  foot chase,  crime scene,  newspaper headline,  cover up,  bartender,  news report,  police station,  f word,  revolver,  psychopath,  computer,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  corpse,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  singing,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  blood,  murder

Magnum Force (1973)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Magnum Force (1973)

San Francisco Police Inspector 'Dirty' Harry Callahan and his new partner, Early Smith have been temporarily reassigned from Homicide to Stakeout Duty. You Meanwhile, those of the city's criminals who manage to avoid punishment by the courts are nevertheless being killed by unknown assassins. Callahan begins to investigate the murders despite orders from his superior officer, Lieutenant Briggs. A man has to know his limitations... (Read More)

Themes:justice,  corruption
Locations:apartment
Characters:detective
Story:foot chase,  placard,  protestor,  press,  district attorney,  police inspector,  siren,  evidence,  buttocks,  news report,  police station,  reporter,  revolver,  watching tv,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  helicopter,  corpse,  surprise ending,  chase,  two word title,  based on novel,  blood,  murder

In The Name Of The Father (1993)
Biography, Drama

In The Name Of The Father (1993)

A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. Bullied by the British police, he and four of his friends are coerced into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends 15 years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence with the help of a British attorney, Gareth Peirce. Based on a true story. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  deception
Locations:courtroom
Characters:lawyer
Story:judicial system,  jail cell,  foot chase,  judicial,  judiciary,  video cassette,  police inspector,  sociopath,  news report,  trial,  judge,  f word,  revolver,  punched in the face,  beating,  chase,  knife,  cigarette smoking

Absolute Power (1997)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Absolute Power (1997)

Based on the novel by David Baldacci, Absolute Power is about the ruthlessness of people in power. The President believes that everything he does is beyond reproach, including an affair or two. That leads to murder and everyone around him is involved. There is only one witness, a thief named Luther Whitney. They are sure he'll talk, but when? The Secret Service is determined to keep him quiet, but catching a thief isn't always easy. (Read More)

Themes:corruption,  deception,  revenge
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:detective
Story:foot chase,  reference to thomas jefferson,  prosecutor,  crime scene,  newspaper headline,  power,  cover up,  bartender,  news report,  police station,  punched in the face,  investigation,  corpse,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  based on novel,  two word title,  murder,  blood

Presumed Innocent (1990) is one of the best movies like Primal Fear (1996)
Mystery, Thriller

Presumed Innocent (1990)

Rozat Sabich - Rusty to most that know him, even in formal circumstances - is the Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Kindle County, Illinois. His wife, Barbara Sabich, has been struggling with focus on completing her Ph.D. dissertation in Mathemetics - a thus far ten year process - she who nonetheless is applying for a college teaching position. They are generally in a loving, supportive marriage, Barbara who seems to have gotten over Rusty's infidelity with his colleague Carolyn Polhemus, an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Carolyn is ambitious, she who, in part, used Rusty to try and climb up the ladder. Barbara will still throw the issue of Carolyn in his face whenever there are problems between the two. Rusty and Carolyn's affair is unknown to others in their personal and professional circles. Rusty is handed the most personal case of his career when his boss and mentor, Chief Prosecuting Attorney Raymond Horgan, assigns him the case to discover who killed Carolyn, her dead body found in her apartment in what looks initially to be a violent rape, with Carolyn eventually strangled and no sign of forced entry, leading to the belief her killer was whoever her lover or possibly someone she prosecuted. Raymond, who is in a difficult reelection campaign, wants a quick resolution to the investigation, as "finding the killer" will greatly increase his chances of getting reelected. Rusty tries to dissuade Raymond from giving him the case because of the affair of which Raymond is… (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:courtroom,  apartment
Characters:lawyer
Story:judicial system,  evidence tampering,  justice system,  opportunism,  housing project,  judiciary,  judicial,  corrupt official,  prosecutor,  district attorney,  crime scene,  whiskey,  cover up,  news report,  judge,  child abuse,  computer,  investigation,  corpse,  surprise ending,  two word title,  based on novel,  nudity,  murder

Broken City (2013)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Broken City (2013)

In New York City, detective Billy Taggart goes to court for the murder of the rapist Mikey Tavarez, but the Mayor Nicholas Hostetler and the Chief of Police Carl Fairbanks vanish with important evidence and Billy is declared not guilty by the judge; however, he leaves the police department. Seven years later, Billy is a private detective and lives with his girlfriend Natalie Barrow, who is an aspiring actress and the sister of Mikey's victim. His secretary Katy Bradshaw (Alona Tal) is trying to collect part of the debts to save their business. In the week of the elections, Hostetler summons Billy and offers $25,000 to investigate his wife, Cathleen Hostetler, whom he believes is having a love affair. Billy discovers that Cathleen is meeting Paul Andrews, who is the coordinator of the campaign of Jack Valliant, the opponent of Hostetler and favorite in the election. When Paul is found dead on the street, Billy finds that he had been double-crossed by Hostetler and he decides to investigate the truth behind Paul's murder. (Read More)

Themes:corruption,  deception
Locations:courtroom,  apartment,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  detective
Story:corrupt official,  evidence,  crime scene,  newspaper headline,  manipulation,  cover up,  news report,  trial,  judge,  police car,  f word,  camera,  punched in the face,  investigation,  corpse,  beating,  train,  surprise ending,  knife,  two word title,  murder

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

Mick Haller is a defense lawyer who works out of his Lincoln. When a wealthy Realtor is accused of assaulting a prostitute, Haller is asked to defend him. The man claims that the woman is trying to get some money out of him. But when Haller looks at the evidence against him, he learns that this case might be linked to an old case of his. (Read More)

Themes:deception
Locations:courtroom,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:defense attorney,  prosecutor,  district attorney,  jury,  evidence,  whiskey,  trial,  judge,  jail,  punched in the face,  investigation,  beating,  surprise ending,  knife,  photograph,  based on novel,  murder

The Way Of The Gun (2000)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Way Of The Gun (2000)

Two petty if violent criminals kidnap a girl being paid $1m to be a surrogate mother. As the baby is for a gangster the pair's demand for money sees several henchmen and assorted other ruthless characters head after them to Mexico. Bullets rather than talking are always going to settle this one.

Themes:anger,  deception,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:apartment,  nightclub,  bar
Story:video cassette,  police arrest,  southern accent,  siren,  deceit,  buttocks,  directorial debut,  coffee,  police car,  police station,  f word,  revolver,  punched in the face,  police officer,  corpse,  beating,  surprise ending,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  blood,  interview

The Life Of David Gale (2003) is one of the best movies like Primal Fear (1996)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Life Of David Gale (2003)

When anti-death-penalty activist David Gale is convicted and condemned to death for the murder of a colleague, reporter Bitsey Bloom sets out to learn the story behind Gale's crime. What she finds challenges her belief in Gale's guilt and, finally, in the justice system.

Themes:justice,  deception
Locations:church,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  photographer
Story:justice system,  video camera,  contempt of court,  crime scene,  bartender,  reporter,  jail,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  helicopter,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  nudity,  interview

American Psycho (2000)
Crime, Drama

American Psycho (2000)

Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated and intelligent. He is twenty-seven and living his own American dream. He works by day on Wall Street, earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. At night he descends into madness, as he experiments with fear and violence.

Themes:anger,  deception,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:apartment,  nightclub,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  detective
Story:video camera,  foot chase,  pornographic video,  compact disc,  siren,  remote control,  buttocks,  sociopath,  confession,  bartender,  mental illness,  police car,  f word,  revolver,  psychopath,  camera,  watching tv,  investigation,  police officer,  helicopter,  corpse,  beating,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  based on novel,  two word title,  blood,  murder

Sleepers (1996)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Sleepers (1996)

As children, Lorenzo Carcaterra - Shakes to his friends - Michael Sullivan, Tommy Marcano, and John Reilly were inseparable. They grew up in Hell's Kitchen, a far from perfect neighborhood, one filled as Shakes says with scams and shake downs, but one where the rules were known by its residents. The one adult who they admired was Father Bobby Carelli, who understood them as kids more than most adults and more than he himself would like to admit. In 1967, their lives would change forever when a typical teenage prank went wrong which led to the four of them being sentenced to various terms at Wilkinson Home for Boys, a reformatory. There, they were physically, emotionally and sexually abused primarily by Sean Nokes, the head guard of their cell block, and fellow guards Ralph Ferguson, Henry Addison, and Adam Styler, although there were other caring figures of authority at the home including other guards. Their time at the home affected the four, not all who were able to emerge from the experience to regroup their lives. In their want to forget about the experience, they made a vow not to talk about it either between themselves or with others. Fast forward thirteen years, with Tommy and Johnny being career criminals, Michael an assistant district attorney and Shakes a newspaper writer, their friendship on the surface more loose than it was when they were children. When Tommy and John spot Nokes, it leads to Shakes and Michael banding together to exact revenge not only on Nokes b… (Read More)

Themes:justice,  corruption,  deception,  revenge
Locations:courtroom,  church,  bar
Characters:catholic,  lawyer,  priest
Story:judicial system,  murder trial,  altar boy,  judicial,  judiciary,  district attorney,  jury,  testimony,  deceit,  confession,  trial,  judge,  child abuse,  reporter,  watching tv,  beating,  train,  chase,  singing,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  murder

15 Minutes (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

15 Minutes (2001)

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless killer look like the victim and make them rich, they target media-savvy NYPD Homicide Detective Eddie Flemming and media-naive FDNY Fire Marshal Jordy Warsaw, the cops investigating their murder and torching of their former criminal partner, filming everything to sell to the local tabloid TV show "Top Story." (Read More)

Themes:justice,  revenge
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:psychiatrist,  lawyer,  detective
Story:video camera,  foot chase,  sociopath,  news report,  police station,  f word,  reporter,  psychopath,  camera,  watching tv,  punched in the face,  investigation,  corpse,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  interview,  blood

Black Mass (2015) is one of the best movies like Primal Fear (1996)
Biography, Crime, Drama, History

Black Mass (2015)

Based on a true story of James "Whitey" Bulger, an Irish Mob godfather and FBI informant who had a "secret trading" deal with his brother, William "Billy" Bulger, a state senator and a Boston public figure, and John Connolly, an FBI agent. They planned to take down the Italian mob and mafia in Boston, which went awry and things turned massively violent. When the credence for each other began fading out, drug dealing, murders, and extortion started to rise, and forced the FBI's Boston office to confirm that Whitey Bulger was one of the most notorious criminals in US history and also one of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List criminals. (Read More)

Themes:corruption,  deception,  revenge
Locations:nightclub,  church,  bar
Characters:catholic,  lawyer
Story:district attorney,  mob boss,  sociopath,  newspaper headline,  manipulation,  cover up,  news report,  police station,  f word,  reporter,  revolver,  psychopath,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  corpse,  beating,  knife,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  two word title,  murder,  blood

Sister Act (1992)
Comedy, Crime, Family, Music

Sister Act (1992)

Deloris Wilson, a black woman who has chosen the stage name Deloris Van Cartier, is a Reno lounge singer, she the lead in a girl trio in which she also chooses and arranges the music and choreographs the shows. She is a wisecracking, showy woman who has always loved music. She, however, only has her current job being hired by her married lover, Vince LaRocca, to sing in his casino's lounge. She learns of Vince's true business as a gangster when she walks in on him killing one of his employees who wronged him. As a witness to the murder, Deloris goes on the run to the police, Lt. Eddie Souther who has long been running an operation to get enough evidence to put Vince behind bars, this murder which could be the proverbial nail in Vince's coffin. However, Vince has put a contract out on Deloris' life to prevent her from testifying against him. As such, Eddie has to hide her until the trial, which will be at least two months. Where Eddie chooses is St. Katherine's, a poor Catholic parish and convent in a tough neighborhood in San Francisco. The convent's Mother Superior reluctantly takes Deloris in, that reluctance as Deloris is not anywhere near being close to looking or acting like a typical nun. Furthermore, the Mother Superior does not tell any of the sisters Deloris' true identity or the real reason for her being at St. Katherine's. With the Mother Superior cloistering the sisters behind the convent walls to pray for the salvation mostly of down and out of the neighborhood w… (Read More)

Locations:nightclub,  church,  bar
Characters:catholic,  lawyer,  priest,  detective
Story:foot chase,  altar boy,  bishop,  playing pool,  siren,  choir,  evidence,  audience,  applause,  microphone,  bartender,  news report,  trial,  police car,  police station,  reporter,  watching tv,  punched in the face,  helicopter,  chase,  singing,  photograph,  two word title,  murder

U.s. Marshals (1998)
Action, Crime, Thriller

U.s. Marshals (1998)

When a prisoner transport plane crashes, one prisoner, Mark Sheridan, skillfully escapes and saves lives at the same time. Deputy Sam Gerard and his team of U.S. Marshals pursue relentlessly, but Gerard begins to suspect that there is more to the exceptional fugitive than what he has been told. Meanwhile, Sheridan struggles to avoid capture while seeking answers of his own. Until the final scene, both Gerard and Sheridan are in jeopardy of the unknown. (Read More)

Themes:corruption
Locations:bar
Characters:photographer
Story:video camera,  foot chase,  press,  police arrest,  siren,  cover up,  chicago illinois,  bartender,  news report,  police car,  reporter,  revolver,  watching tv,  punched in the face,  helicopter,  corpse,  train,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  blood,  murder

Anatomy Of A Murder (1959)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Anatomy Of A Murder (1959)

Frederick Manion (Ben Gazzara), a lieutenant in the army, is arrested for the murder of a bartender, Barney Quill. He claims, in his defense, that the victim had raped and beaten up his wife Laura (Lee Remick). Although Laura supports her husband's story, the police surgeon can find no evidence that she has been raped. Manion is defended by Paul Biegler (James Stewart), a rather humble small-town lawyer. During the course of interviews, Biegler discovers that Manion is violently possessive and jealous, and also that his wife has a reputation for giving her favors to other men. Biegler realizes that the prosecution will try to make the court believe that Laura was the lover of the bartender and than Manion killed him and beat her up when he discovered them together. Manion pleads "not guilty" and Biegler, who knows that his case is weak, sets his assistants to try to find a witness who will save Manion. (Read More)

Themes:justice
Locations:courtroom,  bar
Characters:psychiatrist,  lawyer
Story:judicial system,  murder trial,  judiciary,  judicial,  prosecutor,  district attorney,  prison cell,  evidence,  bartender,  trial,  judge,  jail,  based on novel,  murder

88 Minutes (2007) is one of the best movies like Primal Fear (1996)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

88 Minutes (2007)

In Seattle, the successful forensic psychiatrist and college professor Jack Gramm is in evidence since he was responsible for the condemnation of the serial killer Jon Forster, influencing the jury to sentence him to the death row. Jon accuses Jack of manipulation, inducing one witness and sister of one of his victims to testify against him. On the eve of Jon's execution, Jack receives a phone call telling him that he has only eighty-eight minutes of life, while a killer is copycatting Jon, killing women with the same "modus-operandi" and is investigated by Seattle Slayer Task Force. With the support of associate Shelly Barnes, an FBI agent, his friend Frank Parks, and his assistant Kim Cummings, Jack investigates some weird and problematic students, a security guard of the campus and the woman with whom he had one night stand. (Read More)

Locations:courtroom,  bar
Characters:psychiatrist,  lawyer
Period:1990s
Story:murder trial,  police investigation,  video cassette,  jury,  evidence,  buttocks,  newspaper headline,  manipulation,  confession,  latex gloves,  trial,  judge,  watching tv,  computer,  investigation,  corpse,  surprise ending,  interview,  murder,  blood

The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Action, Thriller

The Last Boy Scout (1991)

A down and out cynical detective teams up with a down and out ex-quarterback to try and solve a murder case involving a pro football team and a politician.

Themes:corruption,  deception,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:photographer,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:southern accent,  crime scene,  manipulation,  cover up,  bartender,  police station,  f word,  revolver,  psychopath,  camera,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  helicopter,  corpse,  beating,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  interview,  blood

Sudden Impact (1983)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Sudden Impact (1983)

A vicious serial-killer is on the loose in San Francisco and the police trace a link to a small town further down the coast. When Harry Callahan upsets the press and the mayor in his usual style, he's shipped out of town to investigate while the heat is on. With the help of his new Magnum handgun Harry goes on the trail leaving behind the usual trail of dead criminals along the way. (Read More)

Themes:justice,  revenge
Locations:courtroom,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  detective
Story:police investigation,  foot chase,  press,  siren,  coffee,  judge,  police car,  reporter,  revolver,  psychopath,  police officer,  corpse,  beating,  chase,  murder,  blood

Angels & Demons (2009)
Mystery, Thriller

Angels & Demons (2009)

Following the murder of a physicist, Father Silvano Bentivoglio, a symbolist, Robert Langdon, and a scientist, Vittoria Vetra, are on an adventure involving a secret brotherhood, the Illuminati. Clues lead them all around the Vatican, including the four altars of science, Earth, Air, Fire and Water. An assassin, working for the Illuminati, has captured four cardinals, and murders each, painfully. Robert and Vittoria also are searching for a new very destructive weapon that could kill millions. (Read More)

Themes:anger,  revenge
Locations:church
Characters:catholic,  priest,  photographer
Story:video camera,  bishop,  press,  siren,  applause,  cover up,  news report,  police car,  reporter,  camera,  computer,  police officer,  helicopter,  corpse,  surprise ending,  based on novel,  murder,  blood

The Pink Panther (2006) is one of the best movies like Primal Fear (1996)
Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery

The Pink Panther (2006)

When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Insp. Dreyfus assigns the worst police inspector Jacques Clouseau to the case. His intention is to give a diversion to the press, while he uses his best men to chase the killer and thief. He assigns Gendarme Gilbert Ponton to work with Clouseau and inform each step of the investigation. When Clouseau is nominated with honor to the highest prize in France, Dreyfus decides to humiliate Clouseau and take him out of the case. However Clouseau has already solved the mystery. (Read More)

Characters:photographer
Story:foot chase,  soccer game,  press,  police inspector,  siren,  remote control,  applause,  newspaper headline,  microphone,  police car,  reporter,  revolver,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  corpse,  chase,  knife,  singing,  interview,  murder

Prisoners (2013)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Prisoners (2013)

How far would you go to protect your family? Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver, Alex Jones, but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads and pressure mounts, knowing his child's life is at stake the frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family? (Read More)

Themes:anger,  revenge
Characters:priest,  detective
Story:police investigation,  foot chase,  evidence,  crime scene,  sociopath,  newspaper headline,  manipulation,  news report,  police station,  f word,  revolver,  punched in the face,  investigation,  corpse,  beating,  surprise ending,  chase,  photograph,  blood

The Bone Collector (1999)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Bone Collector (1999)

Quadripeligic ex-cop Lincoln Rhyme was looking forward to his assisted suicide when he got the news: some sicko was abducting people in a taxi and leaving them to die in particularly sadistic ways. With time counting down between each abduction and possible death, Rhyme recruits rather-unwilling Amelia Donaghy, haunted by her cop father's suicide and thinking she's next, into working the crime scenes to track down the killer. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:detective
Period:1990s
Story:severed finger,  crime scene,  mutilation,  sociopath,  newspaper headline,  police car,  police station,  f word,  revolver,  camera,  investigation,  police officer,  helicopter,  corpse,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  based on novel,  murder,  blood

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.

Locations:courtroom,  church,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  photographer
Story:district attorney,  jury,  testimony,  evidence,  remote control,  bartender,  trial,  judge,  police car,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  punched in the face,  investigation,  corpse,  beating,  knife,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  blood,  nudity

Vantage Point (2008) is one of the best movies like Primal Fear (1996)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Vantage Point (2008)

The President of the United States is in Salamanca, Spain, about to address the city in a public square. We see a plain-clothes cop, his girlfriend with another man, a mother and child, an American tourist with a video camera, and a Secret Service agent newly returned from medical leave. Shots ring out and the President falls; a few minutes later, we hear a distant explosion, then a bomb goes off in the square. Those minutes are retold, several times, emphasizing different characters' actions. Gradually, we discover who's behind the plot. Is the Secret Service one step ahead, or have the President's adversaries thought of everything? (Read More)

Themes:corruption,  deception
Locations:church
Characters:photographer
Story:video camera,  foot chase,  protestor,  remote control,  directorial debut,  speech,  cover up,  microphone,  police car,  reporter,  camera,  computer,  police officer,  helicopter,  train,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  blood,  murder

Scream 3 (2000)
Horror, Mystery

Scream 3 (2000)

A new film is currently in production, and a killer is on the loose. The murders draw a reporter, ex-cop, and young woman to the set of the movie inspired by their life. They soon find out that they are dealing with a trilogy, and in a trilogy...anything can happen.

Themes:deception,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:detective
Period:1990s
Story:foot chase,  crime scene,  sociopath,  cover up,  news report,  police car,  police station,  f word,  reporter,  revolver,  watching tv,  punched in the face,  investigation,  police officer,  helicopter,  corpse,  beating,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  murder,  blood

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