Judge Movies

List of the best movies about judges selected by visitors to our site: The Trial of the Chicago 7, Just Mercy, The Mauritanian, Dark Waters, On the Basis of Sex, The Collini Case, The Judge, Conviction, Marshall, The Lincoln Lawyer.

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

Genre
Country
The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, India

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.

Just Mercy (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA

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.

The Mauritanian (2021)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

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.

Dark Waters (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA

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.

On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration01:55

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.

The Collini Case (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany
Duration01:30

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

The Judge (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

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.

Conviction (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Belgium

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.

Marshall (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA, China, Hong Kong
Duration02:30

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

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

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

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New Trial (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, detective, biography
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:32

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.

Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, history
CountryGermany
Duration02:03

A young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures.

Puncture (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

A David and Goliath law drama about a drug-addicted lawyer who takes on a health supply corporation while battling his own personal demons.

Runaway Jury (2003)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

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

The Client (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:03

Elite attorney Kang Seong-Hee goes up against a top prosecutor over a case involving a man accused of killing his wife.

Fracture (2007)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:48

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.

A Civil Action (1998)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

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.

High Crimes (2002)
Duration01:55

A female attorney learns that her husband is really a marine officer awol for fifteen years and accused of murdering fifteen civilians in El Salvador. Believing her husband when he tells her that he's being framed as part of a U.S. Military cover-up, the attorney defends him in a military court.

Primal Fear (1996)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

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.

Waves (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA, Canada

A controlling father’s attempts to ensure that his two children succeed in high school backfire after his son experiences a career-ending sports injury. Their familial bonds are eventually placed under severe strain by an unexpected tragedy.

Hand of God (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA

A morally corrupt judge suffers a breakdown and believes that God is speaking directly to him, compelling him onto a path of vigilante justice.

River Runs Red (2018)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA

When the son of a successful judge is killed by two police officers and the system sets them free, a hardened veteran detective finds some incriminating files on the officers and the judge teams up with another mourning father to take the law into his own hands.

Waiting for the Barbarians (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama
CountryItaly, USA

At an isolated frontier outpost, a colonial magistrate suffers a crisis of conscience when an army colonel arrives looking to interrogate the locals about an impending uprising, using cruel tactics that horrify the magistrate.

Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA

The story of the investigation and trial of abortion provider Dr Kermit Gosnell.

Loving (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:35

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

God's Not Dead 2 (2016)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her reasoned response lands her in deep trouble and could expel God from the public square once and for all.

A Veteran's Christmas (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA, Canada

Captain Grace Garland, a decorated U.S. veteran, returns home after two tours of Search and Rescue in Afghanistan. After being separated from her beloved K9 partner, Grace must rediscover the magic of Christmas. When she finds herself stranded in the town of River’s Crossing a couple weeks before Christmas, the local judge, Joe Peterson, offers her a place to stay on his property and takes it upon himself to show Grace everything she has been missing; Christmas, family, community, and love.

Holmes & Watson (2018)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrecomedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada

Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a murder at Buckingham Palace. They soon learn that they have only four days to solve the case, or the queen will become the next victim.

Official Secrets (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, military, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Luxembourg, China
Duration01:37

The true story of British intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun who—prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion—leaked a top-secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council. The memo proposed blackmailing member states into voting for war.

Suing The Devil (2011)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:37

Luke O'Brien, a washed-up salesman turned night law student, decides to sue Satan for $8 trillion dollars. On the last day before Luke files a default judgment, Satan appears to defend himself. On Satan's legal team are 10 of the country's best trial lawyers. The entire world watches on Legal TV to see who will win the Trial of the Century




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