11 Best Plays Like The Crucible ...

11 Best Plays Like The Crucible ...

If you liked this movie , you will for sure love these too! In this list we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to 'The Crucible', and are worth checking out.

1. Silence (2016)

2h 41m Drama History

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

2. The Conspirator (2010)

3. Breaker Morant (1980)

1h 47m Drama History War

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from the irregular practices of the war. The trial does not progress as smoothly as expected by the General Staff, as the defence puts up a strong fight in the courtroom.

4. Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

2h 10m Drama

In this film based on actual events, black activist Medgar Evers is murdered in 1963, and much of the evidence points toward white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith. However, after two trials, De La Beckwith is acquitted twice by a jury of whites. Now, decades later in 1989, Evers' widow, Myrlie, thinks she has evidence to finally convict him. But no lawyer will touch the case except the young and brash Bobby DeLaughter.

5. Afterburn (1992)

6. The Verdict (1982)

2h 9m Drama

Frank Galvin is a down-on-his-luck lawyer and reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing, when a former associate reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice suit by serving it to Galvin on a silver platter—all parties are willing to settle out of court. Blundering his way through the preliminaries, Galvin suddenly realizes that the case should actually go to court—to punish the guilty, to get a decent settlement for his clients... and to restore his standing as a lawyer.

7. The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

1h 58m Drama History Romance

In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.

8. Too Big to Fail (2011)

1h 37m Drama TV Movie

An intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks.

9. The Age of Innocence (1993)

2h 18m Drama Romance

Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.

10. And the Band Played On (1993)

11. Bobby (2006)

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