Movies about lawyers and lawyers

Movies about lawyers and lawyers
List of the best movies about lawyers selected by visitors to our site: White Boy Rick, The Eternal Zero, Accused, Kajínek, Guilty, Miss Sloane, About Time, The Witness for the Prosecution, The Good Wife, Gotti.

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

White Boy Rick (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, biography
CharactersTeens, Family, Scammers, Bodyguards, FBI
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Gambling, Basketball, Wedding
PlacePrison, Party, Casino
StyleHeavy, Tense

The story of a teenager, Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.

The Eternal Zero (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, detective, military
CharactersMilitary, Writers, Lawyers, Soldier, Pilots
PlaceJapan, Pearl Harbor, Asia
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, To cry, By books, Fascinating, Serious

A young man Kentaro Saeki (Haruma Miura) keeps failing his bar test and does not know what to do any more. His older sister Keiko is a freelance writer. Kentaro and Keiko begin to search for information on their grandfather Kyuzo Miyabe (Junichi Okada) who dead in the special forces during World War II. Their grandfather Kyuzo Miyabe was terrified of death and obsessed with life. Why did he join the special forces? According to his fellow navy soldiers, Kyuzo Miyabe was a genius and also a coward. Kentaro and Keiko then discovers the shocking truth which has been sealed for 60 years.

Accused (2010)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersLawyers, Judge, Lovers
PlaceCourt, England
StylePsychological problems, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Accused is a British television anthology series created by Jimmy McGovern. The drama series first aired on 15 November 2010 on BBC One and has run for two series. Each episode follows a different character as they await their verdict in court, and tells the story behind how they find themselves accused. The series has featured actors and actresses such as Christopher Eccleston, Benjamin Smith, Juliet Stevenson, Andy Serkis, Marc Warren, Naomie Harris, Sean Bean and Anne-Marie Duff as the accused in each episode.The series follows previous drama series by McGovern, including anthology series The Street and Moving On. After the cancellation of The Street in 2009 by Granada Television, McGovern formed RSJ Films to produce independent drama programmes and consequently devised the Accused anthology series. Accused is written by McGovern, Danny Brocklehurst and Alice Nutter and is filmed in Manchester. In 2011 it won an International Emmy for best drama series.

Kajínek (2010)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryCzech Republic
CharactersLawyers, Criminals
PlotOn real events, Pads

Crime thriller inspired by the story of Jiri Kajinek, which is considered the first bounty hunter in the Czech Republic. Thanks to his escape from the prison fortress Mirov it became a legend and the most wanted man in Europe. Five weeks while eluding the police, is still shrouded in mystery. Kajínek Film is a powerful story of the most famous prisoner int the Czech Republic in our story of double murder, the story of lawyer looking for new evidence, the story of the underworld and its penetration into the government and handling of the story. George is a victim of conspiracy or Kajínek cold-blooded killer? Trying to prove his innocence or to intimidate and influence witnesses?

Guilty (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersLawyers, Judge
PlotOn real events, Justice, False accusations
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.

Miss Sloane (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, France
CharactersSpy, Strong women, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Political
PlacePrison, France, USA
StyleAction, Smart, Tense, Disturbing

An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.

About Time (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotLove, Time travel, Magic, Superpowers, Loneliness
PlaceEngland, Party, London, USA
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Sad ones, To cry, Soulful

The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life – so he decides to make his world a better place... by getting a girlfriend. Sadly, that turns out not to be as easy as he thinks.

The Witness for the Prosecution (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersPolice, Lawyers
PlotMoney, Inheritance
PlaceCourt, London
StyleTwisted plot, Disturbing

The hunt is on to find the murderer of a wealthy glamorous heiress who is found dead in her London townhouse. Based on the short story by Agatha Christie.

The Good Wife (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime
CountrySouth Korea

A husband works as a successful prosecutor and his future appears bright, but he gets arrested for corruption in a political scandal. His wife worked as an attorney prior to their marriage, now resumes her career after a 13 year hiatus. She begins to find her true identity. An adaptation of the American CBS TV series The Good Wife.

Gotti (2018)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Family, FBI, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Cancer, Rivalry
PlacePrison, USA, New York
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.

The Third Murder (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CharactersTeens, Killers, Lawyers, Judge, Fathers
PlotInvestigation, Computers, Mystery, Snow, Mystery
PlacePrison, School, Trains, Japan, Kitchen
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

Shigemori is a lawyer tasked with defending Misumi in a murder trial. Misumi has previous convictions for murder and has confessed to the crime, but evidence in the case leads to Shigemori having doubts about what really happened.

Manhunt (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryChina, Hong Kong
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Pursuit, Chase, False accusations
StyleAtmospheric, Serious

Accused of a murder he didn't commit, a prosecutor sets out on a mission to clear his name.

Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama, family, crime, detective
CharactersTeens, Lawyers, Sheriffs
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Cheating
PlaceMansions, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Black humor, Depressive

Nancy Drew, a smart high schooler with a penchant for keen observation and deduction, stumbles upon the haunting of a local home. A bit of an outsider struggling to fit into her new surroundings, Nancy and her pals set out to solve the mystery, make new friends, and establish their place in the community

Marriage Story (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersLawyers, Sisters, Cats, Actors, Singers
PlaceUSA, New York, Los Angeles
StyleNetflix, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Heavy, Makes me think

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.

Pork Pie (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryNew Zealand
CharactersPolice, Writers, Lawyers, Friends, Criminals
PlotLove, Travel, The escape, Wedding, Pursuit

This remake of 1981’s Goodbye Pork Pie tracks the escapades of a trio of accidental outlaws as they travel the length of New Zealand protesting conformity and chasing lost love, with a posse of cops and a media frenzy in pursuit.

Some Velvet Morning (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
CharactersBlonde girls, Lawyers
PlotBreakup, Hostage, Mystery
PlaceUSA, New York
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

Fred arrives at the doorstep of his beautiful young mistress Velvet after four years apart, claiming to have finally left his wife. But when she rejects his attempts to rekindle their romance, his persistence evolves into obsession — and a dark history between the former lovers comes into focus.

What War May Bring (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
CharactersLawyers, Soldier
TimeWorld War II
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Gloomy, Epic, Serious

A theater projectionist's daughter is involved in the Resistance in WWII, but she doesn’t share his political involvement & only believes in passion. She follows the men she loves unconditionally, suffering betrayal and hardship.

Knives Out (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CharactersDogs, Family, Writers, Lawyers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Intrigue, Inheritance, Death, Chase
PlaceMansions, Country houses, Estate
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, For men

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

Serial Killer 1 (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime
CharactersSerial killers, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Obsession
PlaceCourt, France
StyleAction, By books, Serious, Disturbing

The hunt, capture and trial of Guy Georges, one of France's most notorious serial killer.

The Blue Room (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, crime
PlaceCourt, France, Beach
StyleBy books, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A man and a woman, secretly in love, alone in a room. They desire each other, want each other, and even bite each other. In the afterglow, they share a few sweet nothings. At least the man seemed to believe they were nothing. Now under investigation by the police and the courts, what is he accused of?