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1. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

8.3
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A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.

Creator: Peter Nowalk | Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

2. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.5
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A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother.

Creators: Carter Bays, Craig Thomas | Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris

3. Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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68 Metascore

A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.

Writer: Dan Fogelman | Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone

4. Belle (2013)

PG | 104 min | Drama

7.4
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64 Metascore

The mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle in 18th century England.

Writer: Misan Sagay | Director: Amma Asante | Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Matthew Goode, Emily Watson, Miranda Richardson

5. Legally Blonde (2001)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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59 Metascore

When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back and, once there, learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined.

Writers: Amanda Brown, Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith | Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis

6. The Reader (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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58 Metascore

Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

Writers: David Hare, Bernhard Schlink | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain

7. Chariots of Fire (1981)

PG | 124 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.2
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Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

Writer: Colin Welland | Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nicholas Farrell, Nigel Havers

8. Premium Rush (2012)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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66 Metascore

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.

Writers: David Koepp, John Kamps | Director: David Koepp | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez, Sean Kennedy

9. Rounders (1998)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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54 Metascore

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.

Writers: David Levien, Brian Koppelman | Director: John Dahl | Stars: Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Gretchen Mol, John Malkovich

10. Love Story (1970)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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84 Metascore

A boy and a girl from different backgrounds fall in love regardless of their upbringing - and then tragedy strikes.

Writer: Erich Segal | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal, John Marley, Ray Milland

11. The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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49 Metascore

After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.

Writer: Rebecca Miller | Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Robin Wright, Alan Arkin, Mike Binder, Winona Ryder

12. Johnny Dangerously (1984)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Set in the 1930's, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.

Writers: Harry Colomby, Jeff Harris, Bernie Kukoff, Norman Steinberg | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton

13. Hellcats (2010– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama | Active

6.8
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The wild world of competitive college cheerleading.

Creator: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Aly Michalka, Ashley Tisdale, Robbie Jones, Heather Hemmens

14. View from the Top (2003)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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27 Metascore

A small-town woman tries to achieve her goal of becoming a flight attendant.

Writer: Eric Wald | Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Kelly Preston, Mark Ruffalo

15. From Prada to Nada (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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39 Metascore

A Latina spin on Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," where two spoiled sisters who have been left penniless after their father's sudden death are forced to move in with their estranged aunt in East Los Angeles.

Writers: Fina Torres, Luis Alfaro, Craig Fernandez, Jane Austen | Director: Angel Gracia | Stars: Camilla Belle, Alexa PenaVega, Kuno Becker, Tina French

16. The Pelican Brief (1993)

PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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50 Metascore

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

Writers: John Grisham, Alan J. Pakula | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard

17. Beneath (V) (2013)

89 min | Horror

5.5
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34 Metascore

A crew of coal miners becomes trapped 600 feet below ground after a disastrous collapse. As the air grows more toxic and time runs out, they slowly descend into madness and begin to turn on one another. Inspired by true events.

Writers: Patrick Doody, Chris Valenziano | Director: Ben Ketai | Stars: Brent Briscoe, Kurt Caceres, Eric Etebari, Jeff Fahey

18. Norte, the End of History (2013)

250 min | Drama

7.5
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81 Metascore

An embittered law student commits a brutal double murder; a family man takes the fall and is forced into a harsh prison sentence; a mother and her two children wander the countryside looking for some kind of redemption.

Writers: Rody Vera, Lav Diaz, Michiko Yamamoto, Raymond Lee | Director: Lav Diaz | Stars: Sid Lucero, Angeli Bayani, Archie Alemania, Soliman Cruz

19. Water (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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77 Metascore

The film examines the plight of a group of widows forced into poverty at a temple in the holy city of Varanasi. It focuses on a relationship between one of the widows, who wants to escape the social restrictions imposed on widows, and a man who is from the highest caste and a follower of Mahatma Gandhi.

Writers: Anurag Kashyap, Deepa Mehta | Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Lisa Ray, John Abraham, Seema Biswas, Sarala Kariyawasam

20. Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)

X | 109 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
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Three girls come to Hollywood to make it big, but find only sex, drugs and sleaze.

Writers: Roger Ebert, Russ Meyer | Director: Russ Meyer | Stars: Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom, John Lazar

21. Reversal of Fortune (1990)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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93 Metascore

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.

Writers: Alan M. Dershowitz, Nicholas Kazan | Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Ron Silver, Annabella Sciorra

22. Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama

6.3
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American girls dream of finding romance in Rome, but there is none for secretaries, Anita tells her replacement at the USDA. But Maria soon meets Prince Dino de Cessi at a party at her ... See full summary »

Writers: John Patrick, John H. Secondari | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan

23. Young Goethe in Love (2010)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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55 Metascore

After aspiring poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe fails his law exams, he's sent to a sleepy provincial court to reform. Instead, he falls for Lotte, a young woman who is promised to another man.

Writers: Alexander Dydyna, Christoph Müller, Philipp Stölzl | Director: Philipp Stölzl | Stars: Alexander Fehling, Miriam Stein, Moritz Bleibtreu, Volker Bruch

24. The Paper Chase (1978–1986)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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A TV Series about a bunch of Law students, their everyday lives and their effort to make it through Law School. Hart, Ford, Bell and the rest of them have to face Kingsfield, the most ... See full summary »

Creator: James Bridges | Stars: John Houseman, James Stephens, Tom Fitzsimmons, James Keane

25. Detour (2016)

Thriller | Pre-production

A young law student who, while grieving for his dying mother, struggles to decide whether he should kill his unfaithful step-father.

Writer: Christopher Smith | Director: Christopher Smith | Stars: Tye Sheridan, Bel Powley

26. Fat Girl (2001)

Unrated | 86 min | Drama

6.5
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77 Metascore

A Ma Soeur! is a provocative and shocking drama about sibling rivalry, family discord and relationships. Elena is 15, beautiful and flirtatious. Her less confident sister, Anais, is 12, and... See full summary »

Writer: Catherine Breillat | Director: Catherine Breillat | Stars: Anaïs Reboux, Roxane Mesquida, Libero De Rienzo, Arsinée Khanjian

27. Listen to Me (1989)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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A group of college debaters learn about the world, friendships, love, dreams and family in this warm, endearing drama.

Writer: Douglas Day Stewart | Director: Douglas Day Stewart | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Jami Gertz, Roy Scheider, Amanda Peterson

28. Character (1997)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Jacob Katadreuffe lives mute with his mother, has no contact with his father who only works against him and wants to become a lawyer, at all costs.

Writers: Ferdinand Bordewijk, Mike van Diem, Laurens Geels, Ruud van Megen | Director: Mike van Diem | Stars: Pavlik Jansen op de Haar, Jan Decleir, Fedja van Huêt, Betty Schuurman

29. Suing the Devil (2011)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

4.8
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A down-and-out law student sues Satan for $8 trillion dollars. Satan appears to defend himself and the trial of the century takes place.

Writer: Timothy A. Chey | Director: Timothy A. Chey | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Shannen Fields, Corbin Bernsen, Tom Sizemore

30. Side Out (1990)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.3
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A law student comes to California for the summer and ends up playing professional volleyball.

Writer: David Thoreau | Director: Peter Israelson | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Peter Horton, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Harley Jane Kozak

31. Les Misérables (1935)

108 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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In early 19th Century France an ex-convict who failed to report to parole is relentlessly pursued over a 20 year period by an obsessive policeman.

Writers: Victor Hugo, W.P. Lipscomb | Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke, Rochelle Hudson

32. New Best Friend (2002)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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13 Metascore

A North Carolina sheriff investigates the near-fatal drug overdose of an underachieving college girl, and uncovers many sordid details of her life before and during her descent into drugs and debauchery.

Writer: Victoria Strouse | Director: Zoe Clarke-Williams | Stars: Taye Diggs, Dominique Swain, Mia Kirshner, Meredith Monroe

33. Oskyldigt dömd (2008–2009)

Crime, Drama

7.1
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Markus Haglund (Mikael Persbrandt) is a criminal law professor fond of liquors, promiscuous relationships and disobeying superiors. At Uppsala University near Stockholm, he establishes a ... See full summary »

Creator: Johann Zollitsch | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Helena Af Sandeberg, Sofia Ledarp, Francisco Sobrado

34. Run (1991)

R | 91 min | Action, Thriller, Drama

6.1
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When a law student accidentally kills the son of a mob boss in a fight, he finds himself relentlessly pursued by the mob and the police.

Writers: Dennis Shryack, Michael Blodgett | Director: Geoff Burrowes | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Kelly Preston, Ken Pogue, Alan C. Peterson

35. Love for Rent (2005)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Tells the story of Sofia (Angie Cepeda), a Colombian college student struggling with immigration issues in LA, who accepts a $50,000 offer to rent her body and soul and become a surrogate mother to a wealthy couple.

Writers: Andrew Miles, Brian D. Young | Director: Shane Edelman | Stars: Angie Cepeda, Ken Marino, Martita Roca, Nora Dunn

36. Nola (2003)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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26 Metascore

An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she finds more ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Hruska | Director: Alan Hruska | Stars: Emmy Rossum, Steven Bauer, James Badge Dale, Thom Christopher

37. Class (2010 TV Movie)

Drama, Romance

6.7
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Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping -... See full summary »

Writer: Pamela Wallace | Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Justin Bruening, Constance Marie, Eric Roberts

38. Les Miserables (1952)

105 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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A parole violator in early 19th Century France is relentlessly pursued and persecuted by an obsessive policeman.

Writers: Richard Murphy, Victor Hugo | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Michael Rennie, Robert Newton, Debra Paget, Edmund Gwenn

39. The Lacemaker (1977)

107 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Beatrice is a very reserved and quiet young woman. Her friend Marylene is left by her lover and brings her to Cabourg (Normandy) for a few days' vacation. There, Beatrice, an apprentice ... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Goretta, Pascal Lainé | Director: Claude Goretta | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Yves Beneyton, Florence Giorgetti, Annemarie Düringer

40. Murder101 (2014)

PG-13 | 90 min | Thriller

4.4
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A female law student learns there is more to a Criminology class that is provided in the syllabus.

Writer: Sheldon Robins | Directors: Michael Phillip Edwards, Sheldon Robins | Stars: Tom Sizemore, Dante Basco, Sheldon Robins, Paige La Pierre

41. A Walk in the Spring Rain (1970)

GP | 98 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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The Merediths move to an isolated farm. Mrs. Meredith and the neighbour Will Cade become friends and anticipate becoming lovers.

Writers: Rachel Maddux, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Guy Green | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Fritz Weaver, Katharine Crawford

42. Sherman's Way (2008)

97 min | Comedy

5.5
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43 Metascore

An odd couple take to the open road. Having followed his girlfriend out to California's Wine Country for the summer, Yale law student Sherman finds himself dumped, and cut off from his ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Nance | Director: Craig M. Saavedra | Stars: James Le Gros, Enrico Colantoni, Michael Shulman, Lacey Chabert

43. Hulchul (2004)

Action, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A man and woman from feuding families each pretend to fall in love, as part of a revenge plot. Chaos ensues when their fake romance becomes a reality.

Writers: K.P. Saxena, Siddique, Neeraj Vora | Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Akshaye Khanna, Kareena Kapoor, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal

44. Preppies (1984)

R | 83 min | Comedy

3.7
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Three sexy young women are hired to ensure that three college students don't pass their final exams, which would preclude one of them from inheriting a family fortune.

Writers: Rick Marx, Chuck Vincent | Director: Chuck Vincent | Stars: Dennis Drake, Steven Holt, Peter Brady Reardon, Nitchie Barrett

45. Molière (1978)

260 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Who was Moliere? He is known everywhere as one of the world's greatest playwrights. But who was he? Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin in 1622, the son of a prosperous tapestry maker. His mother ... See full summary »

Writer: Ariane Mnouchkine | Director: Ariane Mnouchkine | Stars: Philippe Caubère, Marie-Françoise Audollent, Frédéric Ladonne, Odile Cointepas

46. Delvecchio (1976–1977)

60 min | Drama, Crime

6.9
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The investigations of LAPD detective Dominick Delvecchio, who is also studying to become a lawyer.

Creators: Joseph Polizzi, Sam Rolfe | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Charles Haid, Michael Conrad, Mario Gallo

47. 5 Against the House (1955)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.9
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Four vets attending college on the GI Bill and a cabaret singer try to rob a Rno Casino and pull off the perfect crime.

Writers: Stirling Silliphant, William Bowers, John Barnwell, Jack Finney | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Guy Madison, Kim Novak, Brian Keith, Alvy Moore

48. Camille (1921)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A courtesan and an idealistic young man fall in love, only for her to give up the relationship at his status-conscious father's request.

Writers: Alexandre Dumas fils, June Mathis | Director: Ray C. Smallwood | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Rex Cherryman, Arthur Hoyt, Zeffie Tilbury

49. Borderline Murder (2011 TV Movie)

85 min | Thriller

4.7
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Young lawyer Abby Morgan hears of the disappearance of her estranged sister in Texas. The trail eventually leads to a plastic surgery clinic in Mexico.

Writers: Jason Bourque, Sue Bourque, Andrew C. Erin | Director: Andrew C. Erin | Stars: Brooke Burns, George Stults, David Moscow, Alexandra Lydon

50. Scaramouche (1923)

Passed | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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When a nobleman murders his best friend, a lawyer becomes a revolutionary with his heart set on vengeance.

Writers: Rafael Sabatini, Willis Goldbeck | Director: Rex Ingram | Stars: Lloyd Ingraham, Alice Terry, Ramon Novarro, Lewis Stone