Movies about the court

Movies about the court
List of the best movies about the court selected by visitors to our site: Fracture, Welcome to New York, Class Action, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Dark Waters, The Mauritanian, The Collini Case, Just Mercy, On the Basis of Sex, New Trial.

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

Genre
Country
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.

Welcome to New York (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:45

Fiction inspired from the story of the rise and the fall of french politician and former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

Class Action (1991)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A Liberal activist lawyer alienated his daughter Maggie years ago when she discovered his many affairs. Now a conservative corporate lawyer, Maggie agrees to go up against her father in court. To gain promotion, she must defend an auto manufacturer against charges that their explosion-prone station wagons are unsafe. As her mother begs for peace, Maggie takes on her dad in a trial that turns increasingly personal and nasty.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Vakeel Saab (2021)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryIndia

Three girls find themselves accused of attempt to murder after escaping molestation. Their only hope is an alcoholic lawyer who agrees to take up the case.

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 Best of Enemies (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:43

Centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater, an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis, a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the racially-charged summer of 1971. The incredible events that unfolded would change Durham and the lives of Atwater and Ellis forever.

American Made (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Japan, Colombia
Duration02:32

The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.

Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:31

"Prosecuting Casey Anthony" reveals Florida prosecutor, Jeff Ashton’s inside story of the true crime drama that captivated and then shocked the nation when Caylee Anthony’s mother, Casey, was acquitted of killing her daughter, despite what many thought to be overwhelming evidence of guilt. The movie is seen from Ashton’s (Lowe) perspective and it takes viewers behind-the-scenes of both the investigation into Caylee’s tragic death and the ensuing trial, shedding new light on the many questions of what happened to the two year-old girl, how Ashton and his fellow prosecutors built their case and why a woman so shrouded in suspicion was proclaimed innocent. With in-depth information about the case and the accused, "Prosecuting Casey Anthony" examines what the prosecution got right, what they got wrong and why Ashton remains convinced of Casey Anthony’s guilt...

Who We Are Now (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA

Recently released from prison, Beth is working with her public defender to get her son back from her sister, who was awarded legal custody while Beth was incarcerated for ten years. Soon after, Beth forms an unlikely alliance with Jess, an idealistic young protégé of the public defense team, who decides to take on Beth's cause whether she likes it or not.

mother! (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

Southpaw (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:27

Billy "The Great" Hope, the reigning junior middleweight boxing champion, has an impressive career, a loving wife and daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. However, when tragedy strikes, Billy hits rock bottom, losing his family, his house and his manager. He soon finds an unlikely savior in Tick Willis, a former fighter who trains the city's toughest amateur boxers. With his future on the line, Hope fights to reclaim the trust of those he loves the most.

Crown Heights (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

When Colin Warner was wrongfully convicted of murder, his best friend Carl King devoted his life to proving his innocence.




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