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18 Movies Like Dark Waters (2019)

Fracture (2007) poster

1 Fracture (2007) ★ 7.2

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An attorney intending on climbing the career ladder toward success finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.
The Judge (2014) poster

2 The Judge (2014) ★ 7.4

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A successful lawyer arrives in his hometown for his mother's funeral and learns that his father, a city judge, is suspected of murder. The man decides to stick around to find out the truth, and gradually gets to know better the relatives he hasn't spoken to in a long time.

Changeling (2008) poster

3 Changeling (2008) ★ 7.7

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Los Angeles, 1928. Single mother Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie) returns from work to find her nine-year-old son Walter (Gattlin Griffith) gone. She calls the L.A.P.D. to initiate a search. Five months later, a boy is found in Illinois who fits the description, and he says he's her son. To fanfare and photos, the L.A.P.D. 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?
Molly's Game (2017) poster

4 Molly's Game (2017) ★ 7.4

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The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.
Marshall (2017) poster

5 Marshall (2017) ★ 7.3

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1940. Thurgood Marshall is the first African-American on the U.S. Supreme Court. In the early days of his career, he gets the case of a black chauffeur accused of sexual assault by his wealthy employer. Marshall teams up with an aspiring Jewish lawyer to make a sensational statement in defense of civil rights and equality in an era of racism and anti-Semitism.
The Insider (1999) poster

6 The Insider (1999) ★ 7.8

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A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a 60 Minutes exposé on Big Tobacco.
Official Secrets (2019) poster

7 Official Secrets (2019) ★ 7.3

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The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Just Mercy (2019) poster

8 Just Mercy (2019) ★ 7.6

World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.
Concussion (2015) poster

9 Concussion (2015) ★ 7.2

In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play.

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A Civil Action (1998) poster

10 A Civil Action (1998) ★ 6.6

Lawyer Jan Schlichtman is a cynical, high-paid lawyer who takes on only very lucrative cases, which he easily solves outside the courtroom. His next case promises to be quite easy.

But Schlichtman has no idea that the coming trial will turn into a hard, endless battle in which the lawyer will have to put his fortune, reputation and honor on the line...

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) poster

11 The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) ★ 7.8

Chicago, 1968. A demonstration against the Vietnam War erupts into clashes with police. Seven rioters stand trial on charges of conspiracy against the U.S. government
Conviction (2010) poster

12 Conviction (2010) ★ 7.2

A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.
Richard Jewell (2019) poster

13 Richard Jewell (2019) ★ 7.5

The story of Richard Jewell, who worked as a security guard at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and managed to evacuate people in time after spotting a backpack with a bomb. However, everyone's gratitude was short-lived: a few days later Jewell himself became the prime suspect and the victim of derogatory media harassment.
Erin Brockovich (2000) poster

14 Erin Brockovich (2000) ★ 7.4

An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.
The Mauritanian (2021) poster

15 The Mauritanian (2021) ★ 7.4

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Mohamedou Ould Slahi fights for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years.

The Mauritanian (2021) is on #15 spot of movies related to Dark Waters (2019). The Mauritanian (2021) was released in 2021, made by Kevin Macdonald and has average rating 7.4 in 2022. Main stars of the The Mauritanian (2021) film are: Tahar Rahim, Nouhe Hamady Bari, Saadna Hamoud.

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16 Stillwater (2021) ★ 6.7

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An American oil-rig roughneck travels to France, Marseille in particular, and visits his daughter who is imprisoned for a murder she claims that didn't commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences as well as the complicated legal system of France itself; he soon builds himself up by making it his personal mission to exonerate her while living there.

Stillwater (2021) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Matt Damon, Camille Cottin, Abigail Breslin. You can find Stillwater (2021) in the the next genre categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller and Stillwater (2021) has average rating 6.7, according to Screench user votes.

True Story (2015) poster

17 True Story (2015) ★ 6.3

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The story of the interactions between journalist Michael Finkel and an FBI wanted assassin named Christian Longo, who has been hiding outside the United States for many years under the name of Finkel.

Spotlight (2015) poster

18 Spotlight (2015) ★ 8.1

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The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

Spotlight (2015) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams. Spotlight (2015) belongs to the next genres: Biography, Crime, Drama and has average rating 8.1, according to user votes.

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