Keyword: legal

Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 165 minutes Release date: 07/19/2012
It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent...
Dark Knight

The Dark Knight (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 152 minutes Release date: 07/17/2008
With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as the Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces the Dark Knight ever closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante.
Lincoln

Lincoln (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 149 minutes Release date: 11/08/2012
In the final four months of Abraham Lincoln's life and presidency, the full measure of the man came to bear on his defining battle: to plot a forward path for a shattered nation, against overwhelming odds and extreme public and personal pressure. In an act of true national daring, Lincoln exerts enormous political will to end the Civil War, not merely by ending the battle but by fighting to pass...

Nuremberg: The Nazis Facing Their Crimes (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2006
Reconstructs the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany, using rare footage from the National Archives. Judge Robert Jackson interrogates some of the most notorious Nazi war criminals and gathers insight from contemporary interviews with Holocaust survivors and former prosecutors.

A Lawyer Walks into a Bar (2008)

Rated: None Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 02/28/2008
Explores the influence of the law and it's practitioners on American Culture while following six characters as they do whatever it takes to become lawyers themselves.

Kandisha (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 11/29/2008
A leading criminal defense attorney, reeling from her own personal tragedy, must defend a woman accused of killing her husband.
Shame

Shame (1988)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 07/21/1988
Lawyer Asta Cadell is motorcycling through the Australian outback when her bike breaks down. In a small town, she finds Tim Curtis, a mechanic who can repair her bike. She falls for him and moves in with him. Tim's daughter Lizzie was recently raped by the son of a prominent and weathly citizen in the town, and Asta learns that all the women in town are being terrorized and raped by a gang of...
Artifact

Artifact (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
Actor Jared Leto's pop-rock band 30 Seconds To Mars is a commercial juggernaut, moving millions of records and selling out shows around the world. When it comes time to record their third album "This Is War," the band tries to renegotiate their deal with their music label EMI. EMI promptly files suit against the band for thirty million dollars, setting off a chain of events that illustrate the...
Hero

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.
a/k/a Tommy Chong

a/k/a Tommy Chong (2006)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 06/13/2006
Documents the tragic and absurd journey of legendary counter-culture comedian Tommy Chong, who in 2003 was indicted for distributing art glass water pipes over the Internet in a drug paraphernalia sting operation, "Operation Pipe Dreams," and wound up serving 9 months in federal prison.
Trial

The Trial (2010)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/09/2010
After the horrific death of his wife and two sons, suicide seems to be the only escape for small town attorney Kent "Mac" McClain... until he's assigned a capital punishment case that begins to transform his life and those around him forever.
End of Watch

End of Watch (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 09/20/2012
Young Los Angeles police officers Taylor and Zavala patrol the city's meanest streets of south central Los Angeles. The action unfolds through footage from the handheld HD cameras of the police officers, gang members, surveillance cameras, and citizens caught in the line of fire to create a riveting portrait of the city's most dangerous corners, the cops who risk their lives there every day, and...
Next Three Days

The Next Three Days (2010)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 11/18/2010
Life seems perfect for John Brennan until his wife, Lara, is arrested for a gruesome murder she says she didn't commit. Three years into her sentence, John is struggling to hold his family together, raising their son and teaching at college while he pursues every means available to prove her innocence. With the rejection of their final appeal, Lara becomes suicidal and John decides there is only...
Runaway Jury

Runaway Jury (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 128 minutes Release date: 10/16/2003
When a young widow in New Orleans brings a civil suit against the powerful corporate consortium she holds responsible for her husband's murder, she sets in motion a multi-million dollar case. But it's a suit that may be won even before it begins--based solely on the selection, manipulation and, ultimately, the attempted "theft" of the jury. Representing the widow is Wendall Rohr, a courtly...
entsorgte Vater

Der entsorgte Vater (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/10/2009
About a father who suffers because he doesn't have custody of his daughter.
Dir: Douglas Wolfsperger
With: N/A
Squid and the Whale

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 10/04/2005
Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1986. When Walt Berkman, an impressionable 16-year-old, passes off the Pink Floyd song "Hey You" as his original work and performs it at a high school talent show, he's perfectly content with his rationale. "I felt I could have written it so the fact that it was already written was kind of a technicality." At the same time, his 12-year-old brother Frank drinks beer and...
Michael Clayton

Michael Clayton (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 10/04/2007
Michael Clayton is an in-house "fixer" at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. At the behest of the firm's co-founder Marty Bach, Clayton, a former prosecutor from a family of cops, takes care of Kenner, Bach & Ledeen's dirtiest work. Clayton cleans up clients' messes, handling anything from hit-and-runs and damaging stories in the press to shoplifting wives and crooked politicians...

Sacco & Vanzetti (2007)

Rated: None Runtime: 81 minutes Release date: 01/20/2007
Focuses on Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrant anarchists who were accused of a murder in 1920, and executed in Boston in 1927 after a notoriously prejudiced trial. The ordeal of Sacco and Vanzetti came to symbolize the bigotry and intolerance directed at immigrants and dissenters in America, and millions of people in the U.S. and around the world protested on their behalf...

Devil in the Junior League (N/A)

Rated: NR Runtime: 0 Release date: N/A
Dir: N/A
With: N/A
Ping Pong

Ping Pong (1987)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 07/16/1987
Elaine is a lawyer in London who is given the task of executing the last will and testament of a wealthy Chinese man. It is a complicated job, made more so by the squabbling between the man's heirs over his fortune. One major headache Elaine faces is the fact that the dead man stipulated that he be buried in his native village in China, and none of his relatives want to accompany his body there...
Red Dust

Red Dust (2004)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/30/2004
In 2000, South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TARC) travels across the country, conducting hearings and granting amnesty to those who admit responsibility for apartheid atrocities. Human rights lawyer Sarah Barcant returns from New York to her childhood village to work on the case of Alex Mpondo, now an ANC parliamentarian, who in 1986 was tortured by policeman Henricks. Alex's...
American Violet

American Violet (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 04/16/2009
Based on the true story of Dee Roberts, a 24 year-old African American single mother of four living in a small Texas town when she is dragged away from work one day in handcuffs, and then dumped in the women's county prison. The local district attorney leads an extensive drug bust, sweeping her housing project with military precision. Dee soon discovers that she has been charged as a drug dealer...
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...
Dukes of Hazzard

The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 08/04/2005
Hazzard County boasts some of the most axel-busting back roads, hair-raising moonshine, and best-looking farm girls in all of Georgia--and the Duke boys enjoy all three--frequently. The Duke's family business is moonshine, and the boys' Uncle Jesse concocts the tastiest brew in Dixie. More often than not, the boys find themselves on the wrong side of the law as they race to make their deliveries...