Keyword: courtroom

Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 131 minutes Release date: 03/16/2000
Based on the true story of a twice-divorced mother working as a low-level secretary at a Los Angeles law firm, a chronicle of a woman, without a law degree, who takes it upon herself to fight powerful corporate forces. Hired out of sympathy after her lawyer lost her personal injury suit, Brockovich stumbled upon the cover-up involving contaminated water in a small desert community, while working...

Belle (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
This is the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an...

Chicago (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 12/26/2002
Everyone loves a legend--but in Chicago, there's only room for one. Velma Kelly burns in the spotlight as a nightclub sensation. When she shoots her philandering husband, she lands on Chicago's famed murderess row, retains Chicago's slickest lawyer, Billy Flynn, and becomes the center of the town's most notorious murder case--only increasing her celebrity. Roxie Hart, seduced by the city's...

The Juror (1996)

Rated: R Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 02/01/1996
Annie Laird is a single mother who becomes embroiled in a dangerous game when she is chosen to serve as a juror in a trial of a powerful mobster. A vote to aquit is the only thing that ensures her and her son's safety, but the shadowy figure pulling the strings might not let it end there.
Ghosts of Mississippi

Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 12/19/1996
Shortly after midnight on June 12, 1963, an assassin's bullet ended the life of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, the first field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the state of Mississippi. His killer was white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith, who was released after two trials in 1963 ended in hung juries. Nearly thirty-one years would pass...
Innocent Man

An Innocent Man (1989)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 10/05/1989
An innocent man is sent to prison unjustly and when he is released years later, he sets about a daring scheme to clear his name.
Reversal of Fortune

Reversal of Fortune (1990)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 10/16/1990
A first-hand account of the Claus Von Bulow case, based on a book by Claus Von Bulow's former lawyer, Alan M. Dershowitz.
Trial By Jury

Trial By Jury (1994)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 09/08/1994
A young, single mother's strength and idealistic convictions are put to the test when she's selected to serve as a juror--and terrifyingly manipulated--in the trial of a notorious New York mob boss.
Loving Story

The Loving Story (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 77 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
An interracial marriage leads to a criminal trial in this gripping documentary of the Civil Rights era. White Richard and mixed-race Mildred Loving fell for each other at a time when interracial marriage was illegal in their home state of Virginia. When they're convicted of the felony crime of miscegenation, two young ACLU lawyers take their case to the United States Supreme Court.
Dir: Nancy Buirski
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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...
Civil Action

A Civil Action (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 12/24/1998
Jan Schlichtmann, a lawyer with a desire to achieve financial and material success without losing his belief in the justice system, agrees to take on two powerful corporations (Beatrice Foods and W.R. Grace) when members of eight families in the Boston industrial suburb of Woburn are stricken with leukemia due to toxic poisoning in their tap water. Instead of being a quick-win case, it becomes a...
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.
Presumed Innocent

Presumed Innocent (1990)

Rated: R Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 07/26/1990
A prosecuter is accused of murdering a beautiful colleague with whom he was having an extramarital affair.

The Whole Truth (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/24/2014
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.

The Verdict (1982)

Rated: R Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 10/30/1982
Frank Galvin, an alcoholic lawyer tries to redeem his reputation by taking on a difficult medical malpractice case. He accepts the case after he's approached by the the family of a woman who has been left in a coma following an operation at a large Catholic hospital. At first he's hoping for a quick cash settlement, but when he see's the victim in the hospital he decides that he must take 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.
Class Action

Class Action (1991)

Rated: R Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 03/14/1991
A female corporate lawyer faces off in court against her liberal public defendant father on a case involving faulty car manufacturing.

The Hurricane (1999)

Rated: R Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 12/28/1999
Story about 1960s world middleweight boxing champion Rubin "Hurricane" Carter--a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested along with another man for the murders of three white men in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John Artis were convicted and sentenced to three life terms in prison, where Carter decided to channel his...

Sleepers (1996)

Rated: R Runtime: 140 minutes Release date: 10/17/1996
Church of the Holy Angels and its grammar school were the center of Hell's Kitchen in the 1960s--a place of refuge for many neighborhood kids from troubled homes. Father Bobby had his favorites--among them were Lorenzo and his pals, Michael, John, and Tommy. Because their blue-collar, hardworking parents were more often fighting than not, the four boys formed a kind of family of their own. Then...
City Hall

City Hall (1996)

Rated: R Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 02/15/1996
To a young idealist like New York City's Deputy Mayor Kevin Calhoun life is either black or white, but to a veteran politician like Mayor John Pappas the game is played in various shades of gray. Together, they are a formidable team that deftly handles the daily crossfire of crime, poverty and urban politics. Working in synch like the gears of a finely tuned watch, Pappas and Calhoun broker deals...
Irreconcilable Differences

Irreconcilable Differences (1984)

Rated: PG Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 08/31/1984
Casey Brodsky is tired of her Hollywood filmmaking parents' constant fighting and gamesmanship. She decides she wants out and sues for divorce.

Hero (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/07/2007
Centers on Ko'hei Kuryu, a rebellious, rule-breaking, delinquent-turned-prosecutor.

12 (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 159 minutes Release date: 03/03/2009
Set in contemporary Moscow where 12 very different men must unanimously decide the fate of a young Chechen accused of murdering his step-father, a Russian army officer. Consigned to a makeshift jury room in a school gymnasium, one by one each man takes center stage to confront, connect, and confess while the accused awaits a verdict and revisits his heartbreaking journey through war in flashbacks.
Advise and Consent

Advise and Consent (1962)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 139 minutes Release date: 05/31/1962
McCarthyism abounds when a Secretary of State appointee goes up against a hardline Senate Confirmation Committee.