You Don’t Know Me is a Netflix courtroom drama series that follows the story of a man convicted of murder but his version of the events tells an entirely different story. The show was first broadcast on BBC One and was recently released on Netflix. Since its global release audience has been eager to know if the show will have another season or not.
Meanwhile, nothing is confirmed but if you love watching intense courtroom dramas like You Don’t Know Me and enjoy the suspense, thrill and adrenaline rush you get, while watching the character unravel the truth slowly. Then you are at the right place, as we have listed the 3 best courtroom dramas for you to binge-watch while waiting on Hero’s verdict.
3 Courtroom Dramas to Watch On Netflix
The Trial (2019)
This Italian show called Il Processo is about a group of characters who are implicated in the brutal murder of a teenager named Angelica. The characters include a 17 yo girl involved in something bigger than her, the prosecutor Elena Guerra, who discovers to be relatively close to the victim, Ruggero Barone a rampant lawyer who considers this trial the chance of a lifetime and Linda Monaco, the only defendant who insists on claiming her innocence.
They all walk on a razor’s edge searching for the truth and waiting for a verdict, which will establish, in one way or another, a new course for their lives. It is an intense courtroom drama with an intriguing narrative and intense storytelling, that will keep you hooked. The show is available to watch on Netflix.
When They See Us (2019)
When They See Us is based on true events and follows the story of five teens from Harlem becoming trapped in a nightmare when they’re falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Like You Don’t Know Me, this series also has only 4 episodes and is based on the incident in 1989 when a jogger was sexually assaulted in New York’s Central Park, and five young people of colour were charged with the crime.
They were labelled as the Central Park Five. The accused maintained their innocence and spent years fighting the convictions, hoping to be exonerated. This limited series spans a quarter of a century, from when the teens are first questioned about the incident in the spring of 1989, going through their exoneration in 2002 and ultimately the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.
You can watch the series on Netflix.
Tokyo Trial (2016)
Tokyo Trial is another four-part series involving historical drama in the courtroom trial. The synopsis of the show reads – In the wake of World War II, 11 Allied judges are tasked with weighing the fates of Japanese war criminals in a tense international trial. It is also based on real-life events and focuses on 11 judges who are appointed to pass judgment on 28 Japanese leaders and politicians for waging a brutal war against China and committing numerous atrocities during World War II.
The series explores the interactions between the judges and their approaches toward the suspects. How they arrived at a verdict over the course of two and half years, changing the fate of complete Asia. The series was co-directed by Pieter Verhoeff and Rob W. King and stars Marcel Hensema, Jonathan Hyde, Paul Freeman, Stephen McHattie, Julian Wadham, Irrfan Khan and Michael Ironside.
Watch the series on Netflix.
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