Most Popular "Supreme Court" Titles
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1. Bridge of Spies (2015)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, History, Thriller
During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.
Votes: 174,294 | Gross: $72.31M
2. Confirmation (2016 TV Movie)
110 min | Drama, History
Judge Clarence Thomas' nomination to the United States' Supreme Court is called into question when former colleague, Anita Hill, testifies that he had sexually harassed her.
3. Amistad (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama, History
About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.
Votes: 56,334 | Gross: $44.18M
4. The Pelican Brief (1993)
PG-13 | 141 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger.
Votes: 59,318 | Gross: $100.77M
5. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
PG | 105 min | Drama, Romance
Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
Votes: 97,346 | Gross: $106.30M
6. Dave (1993)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance, is put in his place.
Votes: 40,822 | Gross: $63.27M
7. Capote (2005)
R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.
Votes: 100,204 | Gross: $28.75M
8. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama
A partially idealized film of the controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech for all people.
Votes: 72,056 | Gross: $20.19M
10. In Cold Blood (1967)
Approved | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.
11. Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have... See full summary »
12. Evelyn (2002)
PG | 94 min | Drama
1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children,... See full summary »
Votes: 5,388 | Gross: $1.37M
13. Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
97 min | Drama
Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war.
14. The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)
R | 108 min | Drama
Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well... See full summary »
16. Listen to Me (1989)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance
A group of college debaters learn about the world, friendships, love, dreams and family in this warm, endearing drama.
Votes: 818 | Gross: $4.30M
17. Lemon Tree (2008)
106 min | Drama
The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.
Votes: 5,302 | Gross: $0.57M
18. The Talk of the Town (1942)
Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.
19. Anita (II) (2013)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, History
A profile of Anita Hill, the African-American lawyer who challenged Clarence Thomas' nomination to the US Supreme Court and thus exposed the problem of sexual harassment to the world.
22. A Stranger in Town (1943)
Passed | 67 min | Drama, Romance
In the small town of Crown Port local attorney Bill Adams is trying to break up the ring of corrupt town officials by running for mayor. The cards seemed stacked against him when he gets ... See full summary »
23. Gideon's Trumpet (1980 TV Movie)
104 min | Drama, History
The story of Clarence Earl Gideon and his fight for the right to have publicly funded legal counsel for the needy.
25. First Monday (2002– )
60 min | Drama
Each Supreme Court term begins on the first Monday in October. Currently, the Court's evenly divided between conservatives and liberals. Moderate Justice Joseph Novelli has just joined them. The show follows their cases and lives.
27. First Monday in October (1981)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate.
28. The Case Against 8 (2014)
109 min | Documentary, Biography, News
A behind-the-scenes look inside the case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage. Shot over five years, the film follows the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court.
29. The Gracefield Incident (2016)
89 min | Action, Horror, Mystery
In Gracefield, three couples are spending a long weekend in a luxurious cabin when suddenly an uninvited guest in the form of a meteorite, comes crashing the party...
30. Roe vs. Wade (1989 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama
Holly Hunter plays a lonely, single, poorly educated Texan who finds herself pregnant with no means to support a child. To avoid giving up the child, she seeks an abortion. Denied an ... See full summary »
31. Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977 TV Movie)
155 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt during their 12-year stay at the White House.
33. The Color of Courage (1998 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Drama
Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a ... See full summary »
34. Of All the Things (2012)
105 min | Comedy, Romance
Bernadette "Berns" Pamintuan (Regine Velasquez) earns a living as a fixer, having mastered the art of sidling up to people in power... See full synopsis »
35. Kill the Messenger (2006 TV Movie)
84 min | Documentary
A true spy story about the only American citizen who dared stand up to the FBI in an attempt to expose the truth on some specific yet hidden aspects of today's War on Terror and give the ... See full summary »
37. With All Deliberate Speed (2004)
Unrated | 110 min | Documentary, History
Documentary filmmaker Peter Gilbert unearths the legacy of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education -- where it was ruled that "in the field of public education, ... See full summary »
39. Old Louisiana (1937)
Approved | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance
The setting is 1803 and the Louisiana Purchase is imminent. Gilmore is smuggling guns into St. Louis so his men can make him Governor of the new Louisiana Territory. But when John Colfax, ... See full summary »
40. First Lady (1937)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy
As presidential election time approaches in Washington it is the women behind the scenes who seem to be making the decisions.
41. Don Daredevil Rides Again (1951)
Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Western
The 57th of Republic's 66 serials is filled with stock footage from some of that company's previous "Zorro" serials, primarily 1944's "Zorro's Black Whip", so a lot of the footage finds Ken... See full summary »
42. Little Sister's vs. Big Brother (2002)
71 min | Documentary
The story of how Little Sister's, a small bookstore in the heart of Vancouver's gay and lesbian community, has flourished in the face of book seizures and bombings. At the center of the ... See full summary »
43. Willie Francis Must Die Again (2006)
52 min | Documentary, Crime
The true story of Willie Francis, a sixteen year-old African American with no prior record who was sentenced to the electric chair in 1946... and survived. For two years after he became ... See full summary »
44. Secrecy (2008)
85 min | Documentary
Amidst the American hunger for instantaneous news and up-to-date "facts," this unflinching film uncovers the vast, invisible world of government secrecy.
46. Woman Against Woman (1938)
Passed | 61 min | Drama, Romance
Cynthia is married to Steve and is a selfish hard woman. She decides where they will live, who they will see and even gets rid of Dora, the nanny who raised Steve and is now raising their ... See full summary »
48. Defending Gideon (2013)
Fifty years ago, Clarence Earl Gideon was charged with breaking into a pool hall. He could not afford a lawyer to defend him in court, and after a hasty trial, he was convicted. Had Gideon ... See full summary »