Keyword: court

Anger Management

Anger Management (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 04/10/2003
After a misunderstanding aboard an airplane that escalates out of control, the mild-mannered Dave Buznik is ordered by Judge Daniels to attend anger management sessions run by Doctor Buddy Rydell, which are filled with highly eccentric and volatile men and women. Buddy's unorthodox approach to therapy is confrontational and abrasive and Dave is bewildered by it. Then, after yet another mishap...
My Sister's Keeper

My Sister's Keeper (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 06/25/2009
Sara and Brian Fitzgerald's life with their young son and their two-year-old daughter, Kate, is forever altered when they learn that Kate has leukemia. The parents' only hope is to conceive another child, specifically intended to save Kate's life. For some, such genetic engineering would raise both moral and ethical questions; for the Fitzgeralds, Sara in particular, there is no choice but to do...
Chandler

Chandler (1970)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 11/29/1970
Former private investigator Chandler has been pulled back into the profession and is guarding the former mistress of a mobster who has been called as a State witness. While guarding his charge, Chandler finds himself falling in love with her.

JD Lawrence's Community Service (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/11/2014
JD, a struggling New York actor and playwright, would do almost anything to help a friend in need. His loyalty is put to the test when JD agrees to represent his best friend Sylvester in traffic court. But things get complicated when a simple $25 traffic ticket turns into a sentence of 5,000 hours of community service at the local town's community center, run by the judge's temperamental uncle...

Court (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
A sewage system worker's corpse is found beneath a manhole in Mumbai. An old storyteller is accused and indicted for abetment of suicide. As the trial unfolds, the private lives of the people involved in the case are examined.

The Case Against 8 (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 06/05/2014
This documentary provides a behind-the-scenes look inside the historic case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage. The high-profile trial first makes headlines with the unlikely pairing of Ted Olson and David Boies, political foes who last faced off as opposing attorneys in Bush v. Gore. The film also follows the plaintiffs, two gay couples who find their families at the center of the...
Dir: Ben Cotner
With: N/A

Woman in Gold (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/24/2014
West of Memphis

West of Memphis (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 146 minutes Release date: 12/24/2012
The West Memphis Three were convicted as teenagers for murdering three 8-year-old boys and spent 18 years in prison before being released in 2011. The film examines details of the police investigation and reveals new forensic evidence which led to the Arkansas Supreme Court's decision to overturn previous denials of appeals and prompted a new evidentiary hearing on the case.
Reasonable Doubt

Reasonable Doubt (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 01/16/2014
When up-and-coming District Attorney Mitch Brockden commits a fatal hit-and-run, he feels compelled to manipulate the case to acquit the accused criminal who was found with the body and blamed for the crime. Following the trial, Mitch's worst fears come true when he realizes that his actions freed a guilty man, and he soon finds himself on the hunt for the killer before more victims pile up.
Closed Circuit

Closed Circuit (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 08/27/2013
A high-profile terrorism case unexpectedly binds together two ex-lovers on the defense team, testing the limits of their loyalties and placing their lives in jeopardy. It's the trial of the century, and Claudia Simmons-Howe is appointed as a government-approved defense lawyer. As the case is about to go to trial, the defendant's lawyer suddenly dies and Claudia's former lover, Martin Rose...
Mann V. Ford

Mann V. Ford (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
A Native American community files a class action lawsuit against the Ford Motor company for polluting their community, leading to a legion of health problems.
Dir: Micah Fink
With: N/A
Gideon's Army

Gideon's Army (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 06/27/2013
In 1961, Clarence Earl Gideon was arrested for stealing soda and a few dollars from a pool hall. Unable to afford an attorney, he was convicted after representing himself at trial. Gideon appealed his conviction to the Supreme Court, which ruled unanimously that the right to counsel in a criminal case is fundamental to the American system of justice. More than 12 million people are arrested in the...
Hot Coffee

Hot Coffee (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
The infamous 1994 McDonald's hot coffee lawsuit has been routinely cited as an example of how citizens have taken advantage of America's legal system. The public outrage over this perceived legal frivolity resulted in legal reform to favor big business. This larger legislative agenda, sold to the public as a means of protecting honest citizens, had been underway since the 1980s, and its success...
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 07/04/2013

Cleveland vs. Wall Street (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2009
A look at a trial in Cleveland, OH where a small town has been shattered by a severe crisis stemming from low-cost mortgages. The mayor blames the big banks in America for the disaster. And two attorneys battle it out in the courtroom for the jury to ultimately decide whether the verdict is guilty or not.
Dir: Jean Stephane Bron
With: N/A
Any Day Now

Any Day Now (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 12/13/2012
In the late 1970s, when Marco, a teenager with Down syndrome who has been abandoned by his mother, is taken in by committed couple Rudy and Paul, he finds in them the family he's never had. However, when their unconventional living arrangement is discovered by the authorities, Rudy and Paul must fight a biased legal system to adopt the child they have come to love as their own.

Facing the Wind (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/02/2014
Law Abiding Citizen

Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 10/15/2009
Clyde Shelton is an upstanding family man whose wife and daughter are brutally murdered during a home invasion. When the killers are caught, Nick Rice, a hotshot young Philadelphia prosecutor, is assigned to the case. Over his objections, Nick is forced by his boss to offer one of the suspects a light sentence in exchange for testifying against his accomplice. Fast forward ten years. The man who...
Rush Hour 3

Rush Hour 3 (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 08/09/2007
In the heart of Paris lies a deadly secret. Half a world away in Los Angeles, Ambassador Han is about to disclose it. In his possession is explosive new evidence about the inner workings of the Triads--the most powerful and notorious crime syndicate in the world. The Ambassador has discovered the identity of Shy Shen, the very crux of the wide-ranging crime ring, and he's about to reveal it to the...

Face to Face (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
Wayne, a young construction worker, rams into the back of his boss' car in a fit of anger after being fired. Rather than going straight to court, he opts for a community conference to discuss the events that led to such a violent reaction. As 10 people sit in a room discussing the turn of events that brought Wayne to breaking point, twists and surprises reveal that all is not quite as simple as it...
Pardon

The Pardon (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 03/21/2013
Surviving a legacy of childhood abuse, which lands her in the art deco brothels of the time, Toni Jo briefly discovers love and happiness when she meets and marries the dashing boxer Cowboy Henry. Cowboy is soon after sent to prison for murder, leaving the bereft Toni Jo to follow in the footsteps of Bonnie and Clyde as she embarks on an ill-fated mission with accomplice Arkie. A grisly murder and...
Manson: My Name Is Evil

Manson: My Name Is Evil (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/30/2009
A postmodern analysis of the trial of Charles Manson and his followers. Perry is an earnest, sexually desperate young chemist who is engaged to Dorothy, a devout Christian who refuses to sleep with him until they get married. When he is called for jury duty on the Manson family trial, Perry is exposed to a completely different world, one defined by drugs, rock 'n' roll and free love. He finds he...
Kill Team

The Kill Team (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 07/24/2014
Specialist Adam Winfield, a 21-year-old infantryman in Afghanistan, attempted (with the help of his father) to alert the military to heinous war crimes his platoon was committing. When his father's pleas for help went unheeded, Adam was left to face his scornful platoon members, who threatened to silence him - permanently. Forced to choose between his conscience and his own survival, Adam found...
Dir: Dan Krauss
With: N/A