Movies about lawyers and lawyers

Movies about lawyers and lawyers
List of the best movies about lawyers selected by visitors to our site: Conviction, The Devil's Advocate, Liar Liar, The Firm, Legally Blonde, Presumed Innocent, A Few Good Men, Dark Waters, The Lincoln Lawyer, The Rainmaker.

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

Genre
Country
Conviction (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration03:03

A brilliant young attorney, who is also the daughter of a former U.S. president, is blackmailed to head up LA's new Conviction Integrity Unit. She and her team investigate cases where people may have been wrongly convicted.

The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:24

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

Liar Liar (1997)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

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.

The Firm (1993)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:34

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...

Legally Blonde (2001)
Duration01:36

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.

Presumed Innocent (1990)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

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.

A Few Good Men (1992)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

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.

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.

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.

The Rainmaker (1997)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:10

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.

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Laws of Attraction (2004)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration01:27

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

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.

My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

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!

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.

Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:34

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.

...And Justice for All (1979)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. But if he doesn't do it, the judge will have him disbarred.

The Client (1994)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is buried. Clifford shoots himself and Mark is found at the scene, and both the FBI and the Mafia quickly realize that Mark probably knows more than he says.

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.

A Time to Kill (1996)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

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.

12 Angry Men (1957)
Duration01:36

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

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.

Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

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

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Duration02:09

Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to evils of racism and stereotyping.

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.

Amistad (1997)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:35

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed slave Theodore Joadson wants Cinque and the others exonerated and recruits property lawyer Roger Baldwin to help his case. Eventually, John Quincy Adams also becomes an ally.

Miss Sloane (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:30

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

Big Stan (2007)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

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.

Other People's Money (1991)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

When a corporate raider threatens a hostile takeover of a 'mom and pop' company, the patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's attractive daughter—who is a lawyer—to stop the takeover. However, the raider soon becomes infatuated with her, and enjoys the legal manoeuvring as he tries to win her heart.

American Hangman (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:39

An unidentified man posts a live feed on social media showing that he has kidnapped two strangers and intends to kill one before the day is out. His intention is to hold a capital 'trial' online. As the authorities recognize what's happening, it becomes apparent that the online public is going to act as judge and jury.

Erin Brockovich (2000)
Duration02:06

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.




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