Most Popular "Kangaroo Court" Titles
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1. Valkyrie (2008)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, History, Thriller
A dramatization of the 20 July assassination and political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Hitler during World War II.
Votes: 183,791 | Gross: $83.08M
4. Breaker Morant (1980)
PG | 107 min | Drama, History, War
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.
5. Burning Palms (2010)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Thriller
A subversive tale that interlaces five stories set in Los Angeles, where no taboo is left unexplored as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate.
6. God on Trial (2008 TV Movie)
86 min | Drama, War
Awaiting their inevitable deaths at one of the worst concentration camps, a group of Jews make a rabbinical court to decide whether God has gone against the Holy Covenant and if He is the one guilty for their suffering.
8. Goliath Awaits (1981 TV Movie)
PG | 200 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama
During World War II the passenger liner "Goliath" is sunk by a German submarine. Portions of the ship's hull remain airtight, and some of the passengers and crew survive. Over the decades ... See full summary »
9. Land of the Blind (2006)
R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller
A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.
10. A Separate Peace (1972)
PG | 104 min | Drama
Gene and Finny are two boys who are best friends living in 1943, at the height of World War II. The idea that the boys will most likely be drafted when they turn eighteen is surrounding ... See full summary »
11. M (1951)
88 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
In this Americanization of the 1931 German thriller, both the police and the criminal underworld stalk a mysterious killer who preys on small children.
12. Defense of the Realm (1986)
PG | 96 min | Thriller
After a newspaper reporter helps expose a Member of Parliament as a possible spy, he finds that there's much more to the story than that.
Votes: 1,534 | Gross: $0.75M
13. The Pied Piper (1972)
G | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Greed, corruption, ignorance, and disease. Midsummer, 1349: the Black Death reaches northern Germany. Minstrels go to Hamelin for the Mayor's daughter's wedding to the Baron's son. He wants... See full summary »
14. Love at Stake (1987)
R | 86 min | Comedy
In this spoof inspired by the Salem witch trials the town's mayor and the judge agree to sentence several innocent townspeople to death for witchcraft in order to confiscate their land for themselves. However, sexy real witches show up.
15. Mistrial (1996 TV Movie)
R | 89 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A community activist charged with the of killing two cops, one of them his ex-wife, is found not guilty due to lack of evidence. The arresting detective takes the judge, jury, and defendant... See full summary »
16. Luna Park (1992)
111 min | Drama
Andrei is the head of a gang of antisemitic skinheads clinging to the old communist ideals in post-Communist Moscow. When he learns that his long lost father actually is a Jewish bohemian ... See full summary »
17. Apartheid Slave-Women's Justice (1997)
R | 83 min | Drama
After a slave uprising, 10 black mistresses of a white landowner decide to capture their master after he refuses to turn over his ill-gained wealth.
18. Reckless Indifference (2000)
94 min | Documentary, Crime
Reckless Indifference examines the tragic chain of events that led to the murder of a Los Angeles teenager who was also the son of an LAPD officer. At the end of an heated and emotional ... See full summary »
19. Counterblast (1948)
90 min | Drama
An escaped World War 2 Nazi doctor, impersonates a murdered English doctor so he can work on a vaccination to protect the Germans in their planned germ warfare.
20. The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2008)
109 min | Documentary, Biography, History
J. Robert Oppenheimer was a national hero, the brilliant scientist who during WWII led the scientific team that created the atomic bomb. But after the bomb brought the war to an end, in ... See full summary »
22. Texas Trail (1937)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
During the Spanish-American War, Colonel Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders are short of horses, and Hopalong Cassidy and his Bar-20 friends are detailed to round up a bunch of wild horses, but... See full summary »
23. Mob Town (1941)
Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Drama
A young street kid idolizes his brother, a gangster who was sent to death row for murder. Frank, a local cop, tries to ensure that the boy and his gang don't wind up the same way as his ... See full summary »
25. The Gunman (1952)
52 min | Western
Dan Forester, a small town New Mexico newspaper editor, spots an outlaw wanted for murder. He sends word to Whip Wilson, a Texas lawman anxious to make an arrest. When Wilson arrives, he ... See full summary »
45 min | Documentary
The show trial of eight men accused of conspiring in the 1944 attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler. All eight, whose guilt was decreed before the trial even began, were found guilty and executed.
The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970– )
88 min | Drama, History, Romance
Queen Catherine is dead and now Anne Boleyn is Queen, but now two years after her marriage her promise to give Henry a son remains unfulfilled and the outcome will lead more than one person to the scaffold.
Under the Dome (2013–2015)
TV-14 | 40 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
As Barbie's fate is sealed by Big Jim, the dome blackens and the identity of the Monarch is revealed.
60 min | Western
Jess's friend John MacLean is being chased by a posse for the murder of the sheriff and another man. They try to lynch him but Slim and Jess force a trial but the court is illegal. When John is lynched by them, Jess wants justice.
Air America (1998–1999)
Communist rebels acquire currency plates from an armored-car robbery. While investigating this theft, Rio and Wiley's copter is shot down. They're captured by the rebels who torture them prior to a scheduled execution.
Cowboy G-Men (1952– )
Hang the Jury
30 min | Western
Pat and Stoney are sent to Oklahoma to assist the state authorities to investigate a hanging judge. Stoney's plan to go undercover backfires when he is framed for murder himself.
Hang the Men High
60 min | Adventure, Western
Based on a statement allegedly made by a dying man, a lynch mob forces two passengers to leave the enterprise and face murder charges before a kangaroo court. Clay Holden doesn't cotton to ... See full summary »
Hell on Wheels (2011–2016)
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Western
Cullen fights for his life as he answers for his deadly actions. Lily struggles to survive in the wilderness, as Durant attempts to spin tragedy for political gain.
Incident at Zebulon
60 min | Western
A Zebulon vigilante group takes Johnny Larkin away for murder. Favor follows to protect Johnny. However, Johnny is hanged and Favor is horsewhipped. Favor returns there alone with revenge on his mind looking for the man called the Major.
The Magnificent Seven (1998–2000)
Chris is falsely arrested in a backwater town and sentenced to five years hard labor in a private prison. The rest of the Seven attempt to trace his movements and effect a rescue.
Sledge Hammer! (1986–1988)
Sledge is on trial for the cold-blooded murder of racketeer Hugo Victor. Serving as his own attorney, Sledge sets out to prove his innocence in the face of overwhelming evidence of his guilt.
Lost Girl (2010– )
La Fae Époque
45 min | Drama, Fantasy
After the Una Mens has taken Dyson because he broke a Fae law, Bo has to travel back into Dyson's memory in order to prove his innocence and to stop his execution.
Masters of Science Fiction (2007– )
44 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In the future, courtrooms exist without human judges or juries, and automated justice is the law of the land.
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Miracle at Pot Hole
Approved | 25 min | Western
Randall brings a suspected murderer to Pot Hole, but fears the man won't receive a fair trial when he finds the townspeople in the grip of a power-mad bully who serves as the hanging judge over a kangaroo court.
Hec Ramsey (1972–1974)
Mystery of the Yellow Rose
75 min | Western
Hec pursues a check forger to Santa Rita, New Mexico, where Hec meets and rekindles an old flame. Hec plays attorney to free a friend being framed for murder, which puts him afoul of Henry T. Madden, a tyrant who holds the town in fear.
The Gene Autry Show (1950–1955)
30 min | Western
After Pat's testimony sends Corey Fordham to prison, the murderous outlaw threatens to kill Pat and Judge Lockwood. Pat happily contemplates spending the reward money he's earned until ... See full summary »
Tombstone Territory (1957– )
30 min | Western
After Clay kills a cattle baron who forced a gunfight, he receives an urgent telegram ordering him to attend a meeting of Arizona sheriffs. The telegram turns out to be a ruse; part of a ... See full summary »
Salute the Soldier Briefly
22 min | Western
While looking for work, Jason comes upon some miners performing a Kangaroo court on a man who they believed killed a fellow miner after a poker game went sour the night before. But Jason ... See full summary »
Shane (1966– )
The Big Fifty
51 min | Western
After one of Ryker's hands is shot, Shane is blamed. They find him guilty in a mock jury trial where Ryker's the judge and his men are the jury. Ben sneaks away to warn Tom and Marian about... See full summary »
Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
The Court Martial of Major Mars
30 min | Western
The stagecoach in which Bat Masterson, Major Mars and pretty Lottie Tremaine are traveling is waylaid by a vengeful gang led by an Indian whose family was slain when the Major's men wiped out a village. Bat is forced to defend the Major.
TV-PG | 60 min | Western
Little Joe is his family's only hope when he escapes from a kangaroo court that has framed the Cartwrights for a bank robbery and sentenced them all to hang.