Movies about the court

List of the best movies about the court selected by visitors to our site: Hysteria, The Wild Boys, Hostages, Roman J. Israel, Esq., In Bed with Victoria, Lynch, My Sweet Pepper Land, 3 Things, Dirty God, Unplanned.

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

Hysteria (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
PlotOn real events
PlaceCourt, England, Hospitals, London
Time19th century

Two doctors in Victorian England use manual stimulation of female genitalia to cure their patients' ills, leading to the invention of the vibrator.

The Wild Boys (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, detective
CharactersDogs, Teens, Horses, Teachers, Criminals
PlotMagic, Supernatural, Shipwreck, Flowers, Dreams
PlaceSea, Islands, Court, France, Beach

In the beginning of the 20th century, five children on the island of La Réunion commit a savage crime. As punishment, a Dutch captain takes them to a supernatural island with luxuriant vegetation and bewitching powers.

Hostages (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryGeorgia, Poland, Russia
CharactersMilitary, Parents
PlotLove, On real events, Wedding, Friendship, Death
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Court, USSR, Beach
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, For men, Disturbing

Soviet Georgia, 1983. Preparations for Nika and Ana's wedding are in full swing and it's a big day for both of their elite families. For the newlyweds and their friends, however, the celebrations are in fact part of a cover-up, as they plot an audacious escape from the Soviet Union.

Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryCanada, United Arab Emirates, USA
CharactersHired assassins, Heroes, Lawyers, Friends
PlotMoney, Investigation, Funeral
PlaceCourt, USA, Canada, Los Angeles
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Hard-nosed liberal lawyer Roman J. Israel has been fighting the good fight forever while others take the credit. When his partner – the firm’s frontman – has a heart attack, Israel suddenly takes on that role. He soon discovers some unsettling truths about the firm – truths that conflict with his values of helping the poor and dispossessed – and finds himself in an existential crisis that leads to extreme actions.

In Bed with Victoria (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersDogs, Monkeys, Bodyguards, Psychologists, Lawyers
PlotWedding, Mental disorders, Power
PlaceTrains, Court, France
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

Victoria Spick, a criminal lawyer who is single, turns up at a wedding and meets three men there: David, the father of her daughters; Vincent, a friend of hers; and Sam, a former drug dealer who she bailed out. The next day, Vincent is accused of attempted murder by his partner.

Lynch (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
CharactersDogs, Lawyers
PlacePrison, Court
StyleFascinating, Disturbing

The story unfolds about the murder of an old man living in a remote village and six locals who may have been connected with the murder. Things get messy when the dead man turns out to be an ex convict. The accused ones find it very hard to deal with the preconceived attitude. The villagers, led by the families of the accused, have to fight for their innocence.

My Sweet Pepper Land (2014)
Markimdb: 7
CountryIraq, France, Germany, Iran
CharactersHorses, Teachers, Smugglers
PlotWeapon, Border, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, School, Court, Iraq
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Serious

Baran, a war hero, becomes sheriff of the capital and refuses to bow down to a tribal chief.

3 Things (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama
PlotInvestigation, Death
PlaceCourt, Spain
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Before entering the witness protection program, bank robber Mikael demands 3 things from the police. 3 things that cast a whole new light on the robbery he and his partners have been jailed for.

Dirty God (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
CountryNetherlands, United Kingdom, Belgium, Republic of Ireland
CharactersFamily, Single mothers
PlotFight, Friendship
PlaceCourt, Hotels, Night Clubs
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

Jade is a young mother in the prime of her life when an acid attack leaves her severely burned. While her face has been reconstructed, her beauty is lost beneath the scars. Descending a self-destructive path with relationships crumbling, Jade must take drastic action to reclaim her life.

Unplanned (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, biography
PlotOn real events, Religious
PlaceCourt, Hospitals, Texas
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women on their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman's right to choose led her to become a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, fighting to enact legislation for the cause she so deeply believed in. Until the day she saw something that changed everything.

The Crucible (2014)
Markimdb: 9
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotReligious, Witchcraft

Richard Armitage stars in Yael Farber's powerful production of Arthur Miller's timeless witch hunt parable.

The Whole Truth (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersTeens, Lawyers, Widows
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Disturbing

A defense attorney works to get his teenage client acquitted of murdering his wealthy father.

Boy Missing (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CharactersPolice, Lawyers, Single mothers, Mothers
PlotAbduction, Cars, Money, Pursuit, Weapon
PlaceSchool, Court, Forest, Spain
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Víctor is a child who is found casually roaming by a country road. His mother, Patricia, a well-known lawyer specialist in media trails, realizes about it and she goes to the hospital, where explains to the police that Víctor is deaf, and he's unable to talk, speaking using sign language. In the police headquarter Víctor explains that he was kidnapped by a strange man when we was entering to the school. The police identifies a possible suspect named Charlie, a man with money troubles and an 8-months pregnant wife who can't explain where he was when Víctor was kidnapped from the school. Seeing the inability of the police to arrest Charlie after some failed attempts to meet Víctor, Patricia contacts Raúl, Patricia's former love interest and Víctor's father, to ask him that he or a friends of him threat seriously Charlie. But when is discovered that Víctor made a false identification, Patricia tries to stop Raúl, starting a chain of events which consequences will be out of control...

Scream Week (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrethriller, comedy
CharactersRabbits, Friends
PlotFriendship, Death, Chase
PlaceCourt, Party, Yachts
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Tense

Six friends go to party for a week during the "Sneekweek". But they are haunted by a secret from their past.

I Just Wanna Hug You (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
CharactersDisabled people, Fathers, Girlfriends, Taxi drivers, Orphans
PlotBasketball, Fight, Wedding, Snow
PlaceCourt, Hospitals
StyleExciting, Action, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating

Tsukasa got into a severe car accident when she was a high school student. She still suffers from the effects of that accident, with memory impairment and needing to use a wheelchair. Tsukasa falls in love with taxi driver Masaki. Even though they have difficulties, they try to make a happy family together, but they encounter another serious situation.

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.

Vengeance: A Love Story (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller
CharactersScammers, Single mothers
StylePsychological problems, Action, By books, Disturbing

A Gulf War veteran seeks vengeance against those who assaulted a single mother.

The Limehouse Golem (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Maids, Actors
PlotInvestigation, Jealousy
PlaceCourt, London
StyleAction, Tense, Gothic, Disturbing

A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times – the mythical Golem – must be responsible.

Court (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
CharactersMusicians, Lawyers, Judge
PlotFalse accusations
PlaceCourt, India
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Smart, Tense, Makes me think

A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the act. As the trial unfolds, the personal lives of the lawyers and the judge involved in the case are observed outside the court.

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?