Most Popular "Courtroom Drama" Titles
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1. Bull (2016– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
BULL stars Michael Weatherly as Dr. Jason Bull in a drama inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw, the founder of one of the most prolific trial consulting firms of all time. ... See full summary »
2. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Not Rated | 129 min | Crime, Drama
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.
4. My Cousin Vinny (1992)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Crime
Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them.
Votes: 90,822 | Gross: $52.93M
5. Erin Brockovich (2000)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 149,210 | Gross: $125.60M
6. L'insulte (2017)
R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.
Votes: 2,743 | Gross: $0.91M
7. Philadelphia (1993)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama
When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
Votes: 195,906 | Gross: $77.32M
8. The Accused (1988)
R | 111 min | Drama
After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
Votes: 26,913 | Gross: $32.07M
9. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama
A partially idealized and fictionalized film of the controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech for all people.
Votes: 77,569 | Gross: $20.19M
11. Devil's Knot (2013)
Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.
17. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
G | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.
Votes: 26,161 | Gross: $28.35M
19. Reversal of Fortune (1990)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery
Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.
Votes: 12,414 | Gross: $15.45M
20. Inherit the Wind (1960)
Not Rated | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.
22. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)
PG-13 | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Remake of the 1956 film noir film "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt" in which a writer's plan to expose a corrupt district attorney takes an unexpected turn.
Votes: 11,367 | Gross: $0.03M
24. Class Action (1991)
R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller
Jed Ward is an attorney who specializes in whistle blower, David vs. Goliath, type cases. He finds a client who is suing an auto company over a safety problem that has had a severe effect ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,664 | Gross: $24.28M
27. The Glass Shield (1994)
PG-13 | 109 min | Crime, Drama
Two cops: one black and the other female, become compelled to act against corruption and discrimination within their police precinct.
Votes: 3,009 | Gross: $3.31M
29. The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 96 min | Drama, History, Mystery
In Massachusetts in 1893, Lizzie Borden is put on trial for murdering her father and stepmother with an axe.
30. Good Day for a Hanging (1959)
Passed | 85 min | Western
After claiming his daughter's childhood-sweetheart killed the marshal, one man finds himself in conflict with his daughter, his fiancée and many of the townsfolk.
31. Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981)
R | 119 min | Drama
Ken Harrison is an artist who makes sculptures. One day he is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck down. All he can do is talk, and he wants to die. In hospital he ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,337 | Gross: $8.21M
32. Twilight of Honor (1963)
Approved | 104 min | Drama
A murder case that can't be won is assigned to a young defense attorney. He asks his old ailing friend, a legend among attorneys, for help on the case as his consultant.
33. Jump! (2008)
105 min | Biography, Drama
Police in 1928 Austria arrest Phillippe Halsman, of Jewish origin, for patricide and allege that he killed his father, Morduch, while on a hiking trip. Phillippe is defended by a Jewish ... See full summary »
34. Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story (2013 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 84 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A charming but devious college student is accused of killing his wealthy father and attempting to murder his mother in their home while they slept.
35. The Affair (1995 TV Movie)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A love story, set amongst the beginnings of the integration of Negro soldiers from America to England during World War II. A tragic tale of war, love, desire and injustice.
37. Suing the Devil (2011)
TV-PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
A down-and-out law student sues Satan for $8 trillion dollars. Satan appears to defend himself and the trial of the century and pleads the fifth. He readily admits that he cannot take on the flesh. Genesis 3:14 confirms this as he is only allowed to eat dust!
38. Damini (1993)
175 min | Crime, Drama
After witnessing a rape in her own household, Damini fights for justice for the deceased victim. However, she faces a bunch of challenges until she meets a disgraced lawyer who decides to fight the case and bring the culprits to justice.
40. Illegal (1955)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After an overly aggressive district attorney unknowingly sends an innocent man to the chair, he resigns, turns to drinking, and acquires a criminal clientèle.
41. The Chatterley Affair (2006 TV Movie)
Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
The trial, under The Obscene Publications Act, of the publishers of D.H. Lawrence's 'Lady Chatterley's Lover'in 1960 was a sensation that consumed the nation. The movie follows two ... See full summary »
42. The Incident (1990 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Drama
Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the ... See full summary »
44. Anatomy of a Psycho (1961)
PG-13 | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The crazed brother of a condemned killer sent to the gas chamber swears vengeance on those he holds responsible for his brother's execution.
46. Porte aperte (1990)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early ... See full summary »
Votes: 641 | Gross: $0.12M
Drama | Pre-production
A psychiatrist discovers that a medication for the treatment of acne is causing teenagers to kill themselves, and the pharmaceutical company sets out on a campaign to destroy the source of the threat to their billion dollar a year drug.
49. Walk Through the Valley (2015)
102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Walk Through The Valley, is a fictional melodramatic crime suspense, centered around intimacy and deception. It was written to exemplify the lives of the women and men who have loved and ... See full summary »
50. A Wife Confesses (1961)
91 min | Drama, Mystery
Ayako is charged with murdering her much older academic husband while climbing a mountain. Ayako was having an affair, apparently with her husband's approval, and this complicates the trial.