Keyword: trial

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...
Passion of the Christ

The Passion of the Christ (2004)

Rated: None Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 02/24/2004
A depiction of the last twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem. The story opens in the Garden of Olives where Jesus has gone to pray after the Last Supper. Betrayed by Judas Iscariot, the controversial Jesus--who has performed 'miracles' and has publicly announced that he is 'the Son of God'--is arrested and taken back within the city walls of...

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...
To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 131 minutes Release date: 12/24/1962
In 1932 Alabama, a widowed lawyer with two small children defends a black man accused of raping a white woman.

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...
Dr. Cabbie

Dr. Cabbie (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 09/18/2014
Deepak has immigrated to Canada to practice medicine, but when he learns that his Indian medical degree isn't recognized in his new country, he starts driving a cab. One night, he heroically delivers a passenger's baby in his backseat. Footage of the mother, Natalie, giving birth accidentally goes viral, and Deepak is now famous as "Dr. Cabbie," with passengers flocking to his cab for treatment...
Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger

Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
Infamous gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was Number 2 on America's Most Wanted list, listed just after Osama Bin Laden and he terrorized the city of Boston for years without ever being charged with so much as a misdemeanor. Bulger was a monster, murdering over a dozen known victims, but did the FBI and local law enforcement give his reign of terror over South Boston a free pass? With shocking...

Unfinished Business (1984)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 60 minutes Release date: 11/29/1984
In the spring of 1942, more than 110,000 American citizens of Japanese ancestry were uprooted from their homes and businesses and incarcerated in desolate relocation camps. Without hearings or trials, men, women and children were evacuated under Executive Order 9066 - the Wartime Relocation Act.This is the story of three Japanese-American resistors - Gorden Hirabayashi, Fred Korematsu, and Minoru...
Dir: Steven Okazaki
With: N/A

Defending the Enemy (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/20/2015
Film based on the true story of Japanese General Homma, "The Beast of Bataan," who was implicated in the Japanese Bataan Death March. 10,000 American and Filipino soldiers died on the forced march to captivity in 1942. Homma's young lawyer tries the case, his first, and fights against the death penalty for his client.

The Whole Truth (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/26/2014

The Adderall Diaries (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/20/2014
Set against the backdrop of a 2007 murder trial, author Stephen Elliott explores his troubled childhood, tormented young adulthood and the idea that his father might have killed a man.
Endless Love

Endless Love (1981)

Rated: R Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 06/29/1981
The obssessive love between two teens leads to disaster.

The Last Word (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/06/2014

Facing the Wind (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/02/2014
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...
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...
Cry in the Dark

A Cry in the Dark (1988)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 121 minutes Release date: 11/10/1988
The true story of a woman put on trial for the murder of her baby, though she maintains that the child was in fact taken by a wild dingo.
Devil's Knot

Devil's Knot (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
May 5, 1993. West Memphis, Arkansas. Three young boys playing in the nearby woods never come home for dinner. In the rush to find and convict the killers, police focus on a trio of teenagers suspected of devil worship. As the mother of one of the murdered boys tries to come to grips with this unspeakable tragedy, she is desperate to believe that the killers have been found and will be brought to...
Tales of the Grim Sleeper

Tales of the Grim Sleeper (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/18/2014
Lonnie Franklin Jr. is potentially the worst serial killer in history. He was arrested in 2010 and it is believes that he may have killed over 100 people in Los Angeles during a 25-year period. Franklin is awaiting trial, having been arrested because of an accidental computer match that linked his DNA to a possible 20 victims.
Dir: Nick Broomfield
With: N/A
Chicago

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...
Rob The Mob

Rob The Mob (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
New York City, 1991. Small-time crooks Tommy and Rosie are trying to go straight. But, fascinated by the mob, Tommy skips work to go to the trial of Gambino-family boss John Gotti. Inspired by some of the testimony, he and Rosie begin a series of brazen, Bonnie-and-Clyde-style stickups of mob hangouts around the city. The FBI takes notice and they become front page news. Their attacks enrage the...
My Cousin Vinny

My Cousin Vinny (1992)

Rated: R Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 03/12/1992
A clumsy and amateurish New York lawyer takes on the case of his young cousin and a friend who have been charged with murder in a small Southern town.