Keyword: courtroom

Reader

The Reader (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 12/09/2008
When he falls ill on his way home from school, 15 year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. The two begin an unexpected and passionate affair only for Hanna to suddenly and inexplicably disappear. Eight years later, Michael, now a young law student observing Nazi war trials, meets his former lover again, under very different circumstances. Hanna is on trial for a hideous...
Judge

The Judge (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 141 minutes Release date: 10/09/2014
Big city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of the murder of his wife, Hank's mother. Hank sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before.
Big Daddy

Big Daddy (1999)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 06/24/1999
Sonny Koufax is a slacker, working only part time and hanging around New York, having collected a big payout after a car accident. Then 5-year-old Julian turns up, claiming to be the son of his roommate Kevin. But Kevin disclaims all knowledge and leaves for a work assignment in China, leaving Sonny with the kid. He is about to ship him to Social Services, but then realises that little Julian...
Body of Evidence

Body of Evidence (1993)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 01/14/1993
The story revolves around a woman accused of killing her lover, and the lawyer who defends her.
Few Good Men

A Few Good Men (1992)

Rated: R Runtime: 138 minutes Release date: 12/10/1992
Story about an Navy lawyer's struggle to uncover the truth about a court martial.
Rules of Engagement

Rules of Engagement (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 04/06/2000
Colonel Terry Childers is a 30-year Marine veteran: a decorated officer with combat experience in Vietnam, Beirut and Desert Storm - a patriot, a hero. But now, the country he served so well has put him on trial for a rescue mission that went terribly wrong. For his attorney, he has chosen Marine Colonel Hays Hodges, a comrade-in-arms who owes his life to Childers. Hodges is not the best lawyer in...
North Country

North Country (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 10/20/2005
When Josey Aimes returns to her hometown in Northern Minnesota after a failed marriage, she needs a good job. A single mother with two children, she turns to the predominant source of employment in the region--the iron mines. The mines provide a livelihood that has sustained a community for generations. It's an industry long dominated by men, in a place unaccustomed to change. Encouraged by her...

Difret (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Meaza Ashenafi is a workaholic and the founder of an organization that provides free legal aid services to poor women and children in need. As a young lawyer and a tireless advocate for women she operates under the government's radar until one legal case exposes everything and threatens the survival of her work. 14-year-old Hirut Assefa is abducted while walking home from school by a 29-year-old...
Gett le procès de Viviane Amsalem

Gett le procès de Viviane Amsalem (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 02/12/2015
In Israel, there is neither civil marriage nor civil divorce; only Orthodox rabbis can legalize a union or its dissolution, which is only possible with the husband's full consent. Trapped in a loveless marriage, Viviane Amsalem has been applying for a divorce for three years but her religiously devout husband Elisha, continually refuses. His cold intransigence, Viviane's determination to fight for...

De ce eu? (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/26/2015
The young and ambitious prosecutor Christian is surprised to be assigned a sensitive case involving an older colleague who has been accused of corruption. A case that could have been a springboard for his career turns out to have the opposite effect. The accused asserts his innocence, but Christian's superiors force him to bring the man to trial -- even without evidence. Soon, the case is taken...
Bonfire of the Vanities

The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

Rated: R Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 12/20/1990
Story of New York City bond salesman, Sherman McCoy, who accidentally hits a young black man with his car during an unexpected foray into the Bronx.
I Am Sam

I Am Sam (2001)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 12/27/2001
Sam Dawson is a mentally-challenged father raising his daughter Lucy with the help of an extraordinary group of friends. As Lucy turns seven and begins to intellectually surpass her father, their close bond is threatened when their situation comes under the scrutiny of a social worker who wants Lucy placed in foster care. Faced with a seemingly unwinnable case, Sam vows to fight the legal system...
Provoked: A True Story

Provoked: A True Story (2007)

Rated: None Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 05/10/2007
The real story of Kiranjit, an Indian woman imprisoned for murdering her abusive husband who had her conviction overturned in a case that changed British law.
J.F.K.

J.F.K. (1991)

Rated: R Runtime: 189 minutes Release date: 12/19/1991
The film is about the investigations into the murder of President Kennedy. The central character is based on Jim Garrison, former District Attorney of New Orleans, who brought the only criminal investigation connected to the assassination to trial.
Men of Honor

Men of Honor (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 129 minutes Release date: 11/09/2000
Chronicles the inspirational, true-life exploits of Carl Brashear, who became the Navy's first African-American Master Diver. Brashear runs into formidable opposition in the form of Billy Sunday, a rebellious senior officer and celebrated Master Chief Navy Diver. But it is Sunday who ultimately helps Brashear, the son of a Kentucky sharecropper, overcome a crippling injury, fight racism and...

Pride (1997)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 161 minutes Release date: 12/31/1997
True story of the war crimes tribunal of Japanese World War II military leader Hideki Tojo. Seen through the eyes of an "ordinary" Japanese couple, the film follows closely the courtroom clashes of American prosecutor Keenan and Australian judge Webb. Controversial in its interpretation of the Pacific war, it suggests that the trial was unfair, and that Tojo was a peaceful man, reluctantly drawn...
Steel Toes

Steel Toes (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 06/28/2007
Follows neo-nazi skinhead Mike Downey, through the dark alleys of Canada and into the blackest regions of his own heart, as he is tried for the murder of an East Indian dishwasher. Guiding him through the journey is liberal Jewish defense attorney Danny Dunkelman, who must struggle past his own preconceptions of the disturbed young man. Together, Mike and Danny form a turbulent alliance and battle...
Fighting for Freedom

Fighting for Freedom (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
Oscar and Maria Salazar have worked for the Dobbe family in the U.S. town of Love Orchard, but are now trapped in Mexico, denied work visas to return. Their plight is further complicated by the birth of a child, Angelina, although their other two children, born at Love Orchard, are U.S. citizens. Oscar decides to enter the U.S. illegally. He and Maria, carrying Angelina, skirt death crossing the...
Legal Eagles

Legal Eagles (1986)

Rated: PG Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 06/17/1986
Chelsea has been accused of stealing a painting from a Manhattan art dealer. Her attorney, Laura Kelly, is so certain that the case involves far more than a stolen painting, that she involves D.A. Tom Logan in the investigation. Tom learns that Chelsea's father was an art collector and that Chelsea witnessed a fire in their home as a small child. The fire was thought to have destroyed the entire...
Regarding Henry

Regarding Henry (1991)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 07/09/1991
A heartless lawyer with a win-at-all-costs mentality is shot, he loses his memory. He is then forced to confront the man he once was and the man he hopes to become.

Court (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
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.
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.

Frank vs. God (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
David Frank thinks he's lost everything. Unable to move past the grief of losing his wife, this former lawyer has all but given up. That is, until a tornado not only destroys his house, but takes from him the last real connection to the world, his beloved dog Brutus. When the insurance company deems the loss an "act of God," David is desperate, and is convinced someone has to pay. He decides to...

The Wannabe (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/13/2014