Judge Movies

List of the best movies about judges selected by visitors to our site: Dark Waters, The Mauritanian, Runaway Jury, New Trial, The Lincoln Lawyer, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Just Mercy, The Devil's Advocate, Marshall, Saint Judy.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Cancer, Political, Justice
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleTense, Makes me think, Serious, Worth watching

A tenacious attorney uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world's largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything — his future, his family, and his own life — to expose the truth.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersTerrorists, Prisoner, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, False accusations
PlacePrison, Afghanistan, Beach, USA
StyleBy books

A detainee at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersLawyers, Judge
PlotJustice
PlaceCourt
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Smart, Tense

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, detective, biography
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:32
CharactersKillers, Lawyers
PlotOn real events
PlaceCourt
StyleSerious, Disturbing

A taxi driver is found dead, and Hyun-woo, the only witness, charged with a murder and serves 10 years in prison. While offering pro bono services, a lawyer Junyoung meets Hyun-woo, and they begin their journey to prove his innocence.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersLawyers, Judge
PlotDeath, Conspiracies, Rivalry
PlaceCourt, Los Angeles
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating, Smart, Serious

A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, India
CharactersJudge, Hippies, Lawyers
PlotOn real events
PlaceCourt, USA

What was supposed to be a peaceful protest turned into a violent clash with the police. What followed was one of the most notorious trials in history.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers, Photographers, Judge, Sheriffs, Singers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Weapon, Computers, Justice
PlacePrison
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights tirelessly for Walter with the system stacked against them.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:24
CharactersDemons, Killers, Lawyers
PlotLove, Superpowers, Supernatural, Success, Fate
PlacePrison, Court, Hospitals, USA, Office
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Smart, Intellectual

A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA, China, Hong Kong
Duration02:30
CharactersLawyers
PlotOn real events, Investigation
PlaceCourt, USA

Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers, Refugees
PlotPursuit, Chase, Fate, Justice, Female friendship
PlaceSchool, Court, USA, Los Angeles
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Serious

The true story of immigration attorney Judy Wood and how she singlehandedly changed the U.S. law of asylum to save women's lives.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersHorses, Serial killers, Lawyers
PlotRevenge, Death, Divorce, Debts
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
PlotConspiracies, False accusations, Rivalry, Rehabilitation
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

In order to be reinstated to the bar and recover custody of her daughter, a hotshot lawyer, now in recovery and on probation, must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder.

Duration01:34
CharactersFriends, Criminals, Judge
PlotOn real events
PlacePrison, Court, Australia, Night Clubs
StyleHeavy, Black humor, Serious

The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany
Duration01:30
CharactersLawyers, Prosecutors
PlotInvestigation
PlaceGermany, Berlin
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Depressive

A young lawyer stumbles upon a vast conspiracy while investigating a brutal murder case.

Markimdb: 9.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersScammers, Prisoner, Friends, Good people
PlotSurvival, Prison Break, The escape, Freedom, Fate
PlacePrison, Mexico, USA
StyleInteresting, Popular, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersLawyers, Psychiatrists
PlotSplit personality, Mental disorders, Justice, Fear
PlaceCourt
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy

An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a 3rd person in the room. The intensity builds when a surprise twist alters everyone's perception of the crime.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersLawyers, Businessmen, Single mothers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Success, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceSmall cities
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Touching

A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. She starts investigating and soon exposes a monumental cover-up.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:48
CharactersKillers, Police, Family, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Fear, Rivalry
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating, Smart, Tense, Intellectual

A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of cat-and-mouse is played out, each must manipulate and outwit the other.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersLawyers
PlotJustice, Blackmail, Rivalry
PlaceCourt, Small cities
StyleAction, Soulful, Makes me think, Serious

A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersLawyers, Single mothers
PlotOn real events, Missing people, Justice
PlaceCourt, France, Hospitals, Hotels
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Ever since she served on the jury during his trial, Nora has been convinced that Jacques Viguier is innocent, despite him being accused of murdering his wife. Following an appeal by the public prosecutor’s office, and fearing a miscarriage of justice, she convinces a leading lawyer to defend him during his second trial, on appeal. Together, they will put up a tenacious fight against injustice.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration01:55
CharactersTeachers, Strong women, Family, Lawyers, Judge
PlotOn real events, Relationship, Obsession, Cancer, Success
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Inspirational, For girls, Fascinating, Smart

Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of sex discrimination.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersLawyers, Presidential
PlotOn real events, Political, Conspiracies
PlaceCourt
Time19th century
StyleFascinating, Tense, Makes me think, Serious

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:42
CharactersLawyers, Judge
PlotOn real events, Justice, False accusations
PlacePrison
StyleSoulful, By books, Makes me think, Touching, Depressive

Investigates the corrupt judicial system under which Alain Mar'caux and his wife Edith were arrested on accusations of pedophilia horrific acts they never committed- and the years he spent fighting to get out of prison, clear his name and keep his family.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersMilitary, Lawyers
PlotPolitical, Fate, Marine Corps
PlaceCourt
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Tense, Serious

When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersLawyers
PlotOn real events, Obsession, Success
PlaceCourt, Small cities
StyleSoulful, Tense, Makes me think, Serious, Disturbing

Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to 'get rid of' a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that he is willing to give up everything—including his career and his clients' goals—in order to continue the case against all odds.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersLawyers, Judge, Parents
PlotFulfillment of desires, Birthday, Divorce
StyleLight, To cry

Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his mouth has suddenly become his biggest liability.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersTeens, Blonde girls, Lawyers
PlotRivalry
PlaceCourt, College
StyleLight, Cute, For girls, Smart

Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But, there's just one thing stopping Warner from popping the question: Elle is too blonde.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersLawyers, Judge, Fathers
PlotInvestigation, Funeral
PlaceCourt, USA, Small cities
StylePopular, To cry, Touching, Serious, Disturbing

A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersMafia, FBI, Lawyers
PlotSeduction, Fate, Uprising, Blackmail
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the more sinister side of his company. Then, two Associates are murdered. The FBI contact him, asking him for information and suddenly his life is ruined. He has a choice - work with the FBI, or stay with the Firm. Either way he will lose his life as he knows it. Mitch figures the only way out is to follow his own plan...

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:05
CharactersLawyers, Judge, Priests
PlotEarthquake, Supernatural
PlaceIndia
StyleTo cry

A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.





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