Keyword: trial

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...

The Whole Truth (2014)

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

Defending the Enemy (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/02/2014
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.
Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant (1980)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/30/1980
During the Boer War three Australian officers are courtmartialled for murdering prisoners.
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.

Facing the Wind (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/02/2014
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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.
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...
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...

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...
Life and Crimes of Doris Payne

The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 74 minutes Release date: 05/27/2014
A glamorous 83-year-old, Doris Payne is as unapologetic today about the $2 million in jewels she's stolen over a 60-year career as she was the day she stole her first carat. With Doris now on trial for the theft of a department store diamond ring, we probe beneath her consummate smile to uncover the secrets of her trade and what drove her to a life of crime. Stylized recreations, an extensive...
Dir: Matthew Pond
With: N/A
Brother's Keeper

Brother's Keeper (1992)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 09/08/1992
Bill, Delbert, Roscoe and Lyman Ward, were four barely literate bachelor brothers, age 59 to 71, living in squalor on their 99-acre dairy farm in Munnsville, a rural town in central New York. Then, on June 7, 1990, Delbert was arrested and signed a confession stating that he'd suffocated his brother Bill the previous night, in the bed they'd shared for decades. For ten months thereafter, Delbert...
Young Mr. Lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln (1938)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 11/29/1938
As a young country lawyer, Abraham Lincoln stops a lyching and proves a young man innocent of murder.

Joy (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
A woman walks out of a maternity ward with a baby that is not her own. She spends the following days taking care of the newborn. When she is arrested and put on trail for kidnapping the child, she refuses to speak in her own defense.