Most Similar Movies to Inherit the Wind (1960)


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The Devil's Advocate (1997), Capote (2005), Marshall (2017), Conviction (2010), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Changeling (2008), Woman in Gold (2015) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

The Devil's Advocate (1997)

The Devil's Advocate (1997)

7.5/10 Thriller, Drama, Mystery

An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job at a high-end New York City law firm with a high-end boss - the biggest opportunity of his career to date.

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Capote (2005)

Capote (2005)

7.3/10 Biography, Crime, Drama, History

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

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Marshall (2017)

Marshall (2017)

7.2/10 Biography, Crime, Drama, History

The story of Thurgood Marshall, the crusading lawyer who would become the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.

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Conviction (2010)

Conviction (2010)

7.2/10 Biography, Crime, Drama

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.

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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

8.2/10 Drama, Crime, Biography

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

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Changeling (2008)

Changeling (2008)

7.7/10 Thriller, Drama, Crime, Biography, History, Mystery

Grief-stricken mother Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie) takes on the L.A.P.D. to her own detriment when it tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child.

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Woman in Gold (2015)

Woman in Gold (2015)

7.3/10 Drama, Biography, History

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.

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Persepolis (2007)

Persepolis (2007)

8.0/10 War, Drama, Animation, Biography, History

A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.

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Runaway Jury (2003)

Runaway Jury (2003)

7.1/10 Crime, Drama, Thriller

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.

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Agora (2009)

Agora (2009)

7.2/10 Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.

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The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

7.3/10 Biography, Drama

The story of a controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech.

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Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)

7.6/10 Thriller, War, Drama, Crime, Biography, History

A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose.

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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

8.3/10 Drama, Crime

Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.

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J. Edgar (2011)

J. Edgar (2011)

6.5/10 Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance

J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly fifty years, looks back on his professional and personal life.

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Bridge of Spies (2015)

Bridge of Spies (2015)

7.6/10 Thriller, Drama, History

During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.

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The Pelican Brief (1993)

The Pelican Brief (1993)

6.6/10 Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger.

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Luther (2003)

Luther (2003)

6.6/10 Biography, Drama, History

During the early sixteenth century, idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the Catholic Church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.

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The Night of the Hunter (1955)

The Night of the Hunter (1955)

8.0/10 Thriller, Drama, Crime

A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.

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The Post (2017)

The Post (2017)

7.2/10 Biography, Drama, History, Thriller

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.

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Detroit (2017)

Detroit (2017)

7.3/10 Crime, Drama, History, Thriller

Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds.

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