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17 Movies Like The Mauritanian (2021)

Rendition (2007) poster

1 Rendition (2007) ★ 6.8

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When a terrorist bombing in North Africa kills 19 incl. an American, an Egyptian chemical engineer flying from South Africa to his wife in USA, is arrested upon arriving USA. He disappears. His wife asks senator for help.
Fair Game (2010) poster

2 Fair Game (2010) ★ 6.8

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CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.
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3 Snowden (2016) ★ 7.3

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Disillusioned with the intelligence community, top contractor Edward Snowden leaves his job at the National Security Agency. He now knows that a virtual mountain of data is being assembled to track all forms of digital communication -- not just from foreign governments and terrorist groups, but from ordinary Americans. When Snowden decides to leak this classified information, he becomes a traitor to some, a hero to others and a fugitive from the law.
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4 Trial by Fire (2018) ★ 7.0

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The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was sentenced to death in Texas for killing his three children even after scientific evidence and expert testimony bolstered his claims of innocence.
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5 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.
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6 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.
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7 The Collini Case (2019) ★ 7.2

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2001, Fabrizio Collini (Franco Nero), a retired Italian worker, who had been living in Germany for 35 years, kills an elderly wealthy industrialist well known throughout the country. Collini's defense has been assigned to a public defender, the young lawyer Caspar Leinen (Elayas M'Barek), at his first major trial. However, Caspar had been a protegee of the murdered person, who he considered as a kind of father.
Dark Waters (2019) poster

8 Dark Waters (2019) ★ 7.6

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.
The Judge (2014) poster

9 The Judge (2014) ★ 7.4

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.

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10 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.
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
Richard Jewell (2019) poster

12 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.
Just Mercy (2019) poster

13 Just Mercy (2019) ★ 7.6

World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.
The Insider (1999) poster

14 The Insider (1999) ★ 7.8

A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a 60 Minutes exposé on Big Tobacco.
True Story (2015) poster

15 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.

True Story (2015) is on #15 spot of movies related to The Mauritanian (2021) . True Story (2015) was released in 2015, made by Rupert Goold and has average rating 6.3 in 2022. Main stars of the True Story (2015) film are: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones.

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16 The Report (2019) ★ 7.2

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Idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, tasked by his boss to lead an investigation into the CIA's post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program, uncovers shocking secrets.

The Report (2019) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm. You can find The Report (2019) in the the next genre categories: Biography, Crime, Drama and The Report (2019) has average rating 7.2, according to Screench user votes.

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17 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.

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