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1. Last Looks (I) (2021)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.6
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A disgraced ex-cop seeks solace by moving to the woods, but his quiet life comes to an end when a private eye recruits him to investigate a murder.

Director: Tim Kirkby | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Mel Gibson, Lucy Fry, Rupert Friend

Votes: 2,109

2. Bull (2016– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Brilliant, brash, and charming, Dr. Bull is the ultimate puppet master as he combines psychology, human intuition, and high-tech data to learn what makes jurors, attorneys, witnesses, and the accused tick.

Stars: Michael Weatherly, Geneva Carr, Jaime Lee Kirchner, Chris Jackson

Votes: 17,855

3. True Grit (2010)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Western

7.6
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80 Metascore

A stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. Marshal to track down her father's murderer.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld, Josh Brolin

Votes: 328,899 | Gross: $171.24M

4. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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The cases of a master criminal defense attorney, handling the most difficult of cases in the aid of the innocent.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 7,992

5. My Cousin Vinny (1992)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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68 Metascore

Two New Yorkers accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college call in the help of one of their cousins, a loudmouth lawyer with no trial experience.

Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei, Ralph Macchio, Mitchell Whitfield

Votes: 118,300 | Gross: $52.93M

6. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

R | 129 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.8
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76 Metascore

The story of 7 people on trial stemming from various charges surrounding the uprising at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.

Director: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Alex Sharp, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong

Votes: 165,630

7. Philadelphia (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama

7.7
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66 Metascore

When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Votes: 235,169 | Gross: $77.32M

8. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)

R | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.7
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52 Metascore

A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy from the perspective of Liz, his longtime girlfriend, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Lily Collins, Zac Efron, Angela Sarafyan, Sydney Vollmer

Votes: 88,758

9. A Few Good Men (1992)

R | 138 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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62 Metascore

Military lawyer Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder. They contend they were acting under orders.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 251,698 | Gross: $141.34M

10. Erin Brockovich (2000)

R | 131 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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73 Metascore

An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, David Brisbin, Dawn Didawick

Votes: 190,146 | Gross: $125.60M

11. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Approved | 129 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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88 Metascore

Atticus Finch, a widowed lawyer in Depression-era Alabama, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 307,898

12. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 119,434 | Gross: $8.18M

13. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

R | 130 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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79 Metascore

The story of controversial pornography publisher Larry Flynt, and how he became a defender of free speech.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Brett Harrelson

Votes: 92,754 | Gross: $20.19M

14. The Accused (1988)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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65 Metascore

After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster, Bernie Coulson, Leo Rossi

Votes: 34,292 | Gross: $32.07M

15. The Rainmaker (1997)

PG-13 | 135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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72 Metascore

An underdog lawyer takes on a fraudulent insurance company.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Matt Damon, Danny DeVito, Claire Danes, Jon Voight

Votes: 70,871 | Gross: $45.86M

16. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

Approved | 179 min | Drama, War

8.2
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60 Metascore

In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazis judged for war crimes.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich

Votes: 74,891

17. The Verdict (1982)

R | 129 min | Drama

7.7
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77 Metascore

An outcast, alcoholic Boston lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason

Votes: 38,774 | Gross: $54.00M

18. Runaway Jury (2003)

PG-13 | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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61 Metascore

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.

Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: John Cusack, Rachel Weisz, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman

Votes: 95,517 | Gross: $49.44M

19. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Not Rated | 161 min | Drama, Mystery

8.0
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95 Metascore

An upstate Michigan lawyer defends a soldier who claims he killed an innkeeper due to temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 64,428 | Gross: $11.90M

20. The Collini Case (2019)

Not Rated | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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A young lawyer stumbles upon a vast conspiracy while investigating a brutal murder case.

Director: Marco Kreuzpaintner | Stars: Elyas M'Barek, Alexandra Maria Lara, Heiner Lauterbach, Manfred Zapatka

Votes: 8,839

21. And Justice for All (1979)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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58 Metascore

A lawyer is forced to defend a guilty judge, while defending other innocent clients, and trying to find punishment for the guilty and provide justice for the innocent.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe, Lee Strasberg

Votes: 33,397

22. A Man for All Seasons (1966)

G | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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72 Metascore

The story of Sir Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarry.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern

Votes: 33,735 | Gross: $28.35M

23. The Trial (2019– )

TV-MA | 52 min | Crime, Thriller

7.1
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A group of characters is implicated in the murder of Angelica. They all walk on a razor's edge searching for the truth, waiting for a verdict, which will establish, in a way or another, a new course for their lives.

Stars: Vittoria Puccini, Francesco Scianna, Camilla Filippi, Simone Colombari

Votes: 2,881

24. Inherit the Wind (1960)

Passed | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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75 Metascore

Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a Tennessee science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York

Votes: 29,407

25. A Soldier's Story (1984)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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66 Metascore

An African-American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, David Alan Grier

Votes: 9,796 | Gross: $21.82M

26. Devil's Knot (2013)

Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.1
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42 Metascore

The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a Satanic ritual.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Alessandro Nivola, James Hamrick

Votes: 21,483

27. Reversal of Fortune (1990)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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93 Metascore

Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.

Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Ron Silver, Annabella Sciorra

Votes: 16,151 | Gross: $15.45M

28. Section 375 (2019)

Not Rated | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A celebrated Bollywood director Rohan Khurana stands accused by a female member of his crew, Anjali Dangle of having raped her at his residence.

Director: Ajay Bahl | Stars: Akshaye Khanna, Richa Chadha, Rahul Bhatt, Meera Chopra

Votes: 14,775

29. Pink (III) (2016)

Not Rated | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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When three young women are implicated in a crime, a retired lawyer steps forward to help them clear their names.

Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury | Stars: Taapsee Pannu, Amitabh Bachchan, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang

Votes: 43,360 | Gross: $1.24M

30. A Cry in the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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A mother whose child was killed in a dingo attack in the Australian Outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Dale Reeves, David Hoflin

Votes: 10,070 | Gross: $6.91M

31. God's Not Dead 2 (2016)

PG | 120 min | Drama

4.4
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22 Metascore

When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her response lands her in deep trouble.

Director: Harold Cronk | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe, David A.R. White, Hayley Orrantia

Votes: 12,307 | Gross: $20.77M

32. The Devil Has a Name (2019)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

5.4
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50 Metascore

A psychotic oil matriarch leaves the whole industry exposed when she attempts to outfight a bullish farmer whose water has been poisoned.

Director: Edward James Olmos | Stars: Kate Bosworth, Chivonne Michelle, Katie Lynn McDowell, Alfred Molina

Votes: 1,008

33. The Insult (2017)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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72 Metascore

After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.

Director: Ziad Doueiri | Stars: Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Salameh, Diamand Bou Abboud

Votes: 16,269 | Gross: $1.00M

34. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)

PG-13 | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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35 Metascore

Remake of the 1956 film noir film "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt" in which a writer's plan to expose a corrupt district attorney takes an unexpected turn.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Amber Tamblyn, Michael Douglas, Joel David Moore

Votes: 12,780 | Gross: $0.03M

35. The Other Side of Midnight (1977)

R | 165 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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A Greek tycoon's mistress tries to track down and find her ex-World War II lover.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Marie-France Pisier, John Beck, Susan Sarandon, Raf Vallone

Votes: 1,729 | Gross: $24.65M

36. Boomerang! (1947)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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The true story of a prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb, Cara Williams

Votes: 4,404

37. Nuts (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A high-class call girl accused of murder fights for the right to stand trial rather than be declared mentally incompetent.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton, Karl Malden

Votes: 6,326 | Gross: $30.95M

38. The Escape Artist (2013)

180 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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A junior barrister celebrated for spiriting people out of tight legal corners represents an accused murderer.

Stars: David Tennant, Toby Kebbell, Brid Brennan, Sophie Okonedo

Votes: 5,738

39. The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 96 min | Drama, History, Mystery

7.6
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In 1893 Massachusetts, Lizzie Andrew Borden is put on trial for murdering her father and stepmother with an axe.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Fionnula Flanagan, Ed Flanders, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 1,599

40. Let Him Have It (1991)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.2
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This drama reveals the controversial postwar 1950's London murder trial that sent an intellectually challenged young man to the gallows for a murder he did not commit.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Eccleston

Votes: 3,510

41. Class Action (1991)

R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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58 Metascore

An attorney representing a traumatized accident victim finds that his opponent is a very familiar defense attorney - his own daughter.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Gene Hackman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Colin Friels, Joanna Merlin

Votes: 7,453 | Gross: $24.28M

42. I Want to Live! (1958)

Approved | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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A prostitute, sentenced to death for murder, pleads her innocence.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland, Virginia Vincent, Theodore Bikel

Votes: 6,413

43. Jolly LLB 2 (2017)

Not Rated | 137 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Jolly is a clumsy lawyer who is faced with representing the most critical court case of his career.

Director: Subhash Kapoor | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Huma Qureshi, Saurabh Shukla, Annu Kapoor

Votes: 24,492 | Gross: $1.63M

44. Jolly LLB (2013)

Not Rated | 135 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Wanting to earn fame and fortune, a small time lawyer files a PIL for an infamous hit-and-run, and thus learns what it really is like to be a lawyer.

Director: Subhash Kapoor | Stars: Arshad Warsi, Amrita Rao, Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla

Votes: 19,427

45. Shoeshine (1946)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

8.0
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Two shoeshine boys in postwar Rome, Italy save up to buy a horse, but their involvement as dupes in a burglary lands them in juvenile prison; the experience take a devastating toll on their friendship.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Rinaldo Smordoni, Franco Interlenghi, Annielo Mele, Bruno Ortensi

Votes: 7,184

46. Custody (I) (2016)

TV-14 | 104 min | Drama

6.4
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The lives of three women are unexpectedly changed when they cross paths at a New York Family Court.

Director: James Lapine | Stars: Viola Davis, Hayden Panettiere, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 1,149

47. Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Richard Dreyfuss stars in this black comedy as a sculptor who becomesparalyzed after an auto accident and fights the hospital administrationfor the right to die.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, John Cassavetes, Christine Lahti, Bob Balaban

Votes: 2,794 | Gross: $8.21M

48. The Man from Galveston (1963)

Not Rated | 57 min | Western

6.1
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In 1800s Texas, during the early days of circuit-courts, lawyers had to be handy with their guns as well as with their law books when facing lynch mobs bent on administering frontier justice.

Director: William Conrad | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Preston Foster, James Coburn, Joanna Moore

Votes: 119

49. The Pizza Triangle (1970)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A three-way love affair in the Rome of the early seventies.

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Monica Vitti, Giancarlo Giannini, Manuel Zarzo

Votes: 1,520

50. Illegal (1955)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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After an overly aggressive district attorney unknowingly sends an innocent man to the chair, he resigns, turns to drinking, and acquires a criminal clientèle.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch, Hugh Marlowe, Jayne Mansfield

Votes: 1,944



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