Movies about lawyers and lawyers

Movies about lawyers and lawyers
List of the best movies about lawyers selected by visitors to our site: Dark Waters, Erin Brockovich, Big Stan, The Devil's Advocate, Laws of Attraction, The Lincoln Lawyer, Intolerable Cruelty, Legally Blonde, The Collini Case, The Firm.

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: 7.4
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: 6.2
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
PlotDancing, Martial Arts, Revolution, Justice
PlacePrison
StyleExciting, By comics

Rob Schneider writes and stars in this comedy about a nerdy con man whose swindling ways land him a stiff prison sentence. Terrified at the prospect of being raped in prison he enlists the aid of a mysterious kung-fu expert to teach him how to fight.

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: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration01:27
CharactersLawyers
PlotDivorce
PlaceIreland, New York
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Smart

Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.

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: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersHired assassins, Lawyers
PlotPassion, Obsession, Inheritance, Divorce, Love at first sight
StyleSmart

A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce.

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: 7.2
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: 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: 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: 7.2
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: 6.9
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: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Chase, False accusations, Rivalry
StyleAction, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A rising young attorney successfully defends a man accused of murder, only to have the same type of murder then happen again. Right away the previously defended man hires the attorney again, and although the attorney is quite certain that he is the killer, he agrees to again defend him... much to the consternation of his friends. However, he explains that by being his attorney he will be better able to catch the man in a mistake... and on this the rest of the film develops, with the killer playing a cat and mouse game with the attorney until, at last, they both must recognize that they are not all that different.

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: 6.4
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: 7.7
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: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersHeroes, Lawyers, Lovers
PlotOn real events, Investigation
PlacePrison
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Gloomy

Rusty Sabich is a deputy prosecutor engaged in an obsessive affair with a coworker who is murdered. Soon after, he's accused of the crime. And his fight to clear his name becomes a whirlpool of lies and hidden passions.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, musical, crime
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersSingers, Stars
PlotPassion, Rivalry
PlacePrison, Chicago
StyleOscars, Fascinating

Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:33
CharactersLawyers, Investigators
PlotRobbery
StyleTwisted plot, Philosophical, Intellectual

Raiders are the hunters for a big business and Spirsky is probably the best of them...

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: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:10
CharactersLawyers, Judge
PlotObsession, Justice
StyleExciting, Action, Smart, Tense, Makes me think

When Rudy Baylor, a young attorney with no clients, goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy in their suit against an insurance company. But to take on corporate America, Rudy and a scrappy paralegal must open their own law firm.

Duration01:56
CharactersLawyers, Judge, Nurses
PlotInvestigation, Love triangle, Mystery, False accusations
PlaceCourt
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a near-fatal heart attack, is supposed to be on a diet of bland, civil suits – but the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersStudents, Lawyers, Losers, Judge, Girlfriends
PlotFalse accusations
PlaceCourt, Small cities

Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his sixth try. When he arrives with his leather-clad girlfriend , to try his first case, it's a real shock - for him and the Deep South!

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: 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: 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: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersLawyers, Judge
PlotOn real events, Jealousy, Justice
PlaceSmall cities
StyleBy books, Heavy, Smart, Serious

Semi-retired Michigan lawyer Paul Biegler takes the case of Army Lt. Manion, who murdered a local innkeeper after his wife claimed that he raped her. Over the course of an extensive trial, Biegler parries with District Attorney Lodwick and out-of-town prosecutor Claude Dancer to set his client free, but his case rests on the victim's mysterious business partner, who's hiding a dark secret.

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: 7.3
Genredrama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:36
CharactersStrong women, Jews, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Adventure, Money, Art
PlaceEngland
TimeWorld War II
StyleSoulful, By books, Fascinating, Serious

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain what was rightfully hers, but also to obtain some measure of justice for the death, destruction, and massive art theft perpetrated by the Nazis.





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