Tag: court

Where the Green Ants Dream (1984) 7.1

Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)

The geologist Lance Hackett is employed by an Australian mining company to map the subsoil of a desert area covered with ant hills prior to a possible uranium extraction. His work is impeded by some aborigines who explai...

The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988) (TV) 7

The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988) (TV)

A full-length adaptation, originally staged as a play, of the court-martial segment from the novel "The Caine Mutiny".::Albert Sanchez Moreno ...

Juvenile Court (1973) 8.3

Juvenile Court (1973)

An unobtrusive and naturalistic examination of the goings-on of a children's court, Memphis Juvenile Court 616. Here, minors of various ages are seen interacting with social workers, lawyers, probation officers, parents,...

RUTH – Justice Ginsburg in her own Words (2019) 7

RUTH – Justice Ginsburg in her own Words (2019)

How does some one with three strikes against her, rise to the highest court in the land, the U. S. Supreme Court?...

Native Son (1951) 6.1

Native Son (1951)

In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.::GusF...

Gotti (1996) (TV) 7.2

Gotti (1996) (TV)

John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well-known mafia boss in America. He is known as the Dapper Don for...

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) 6.7

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne (Natalie Portman) and Mary Boleyn (Scarlett Johansson), driven...

Breaker Morant (1980) 7.8

Breaker Morant (1980)

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from th...

Ali (2001) 6.8

Ali (2001)

In 1964, a brash new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes on to the scene, Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public se...

Tous les matins du monde (1991) 7.5

Tous les matins du monde (1991)

It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into which he moves to dedicate his...

Radium Girls (2018) 7.1

Radium Girls (2018)

In the 1920s a group of factory workers advocate for safer work conditions after some of their colleagues become ill from radium exposure.::Hailey...

McBride: Fallen Idol (2006) (TV) 6.7

McBride: Fallen Idol (2006) (TV)

McBride takes the case of a teenager accused of a murder during a botched robbery - a case where the victim was McBride's mentor....

The Lady from Shanghai (1947) 7.6

The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

Michael O'Hara, against his better judgement, hires on as a crew member of Arthur Bannister's yacht, sailing to San Francisco. They pick up Grisby, Bannister's law partner, en route. Bannister has a wife, Elsa, who seems...

Big Man on Campus (1989) 6.2

Big Man on Campus (1989)

A suspicious hunchback is spying through a scope on the UCLA campus from a tower which he makes his home out of, when his eye catches a beautiful girl. He lustfully keeps his eye on her until he sees her being violently ...

Clean Slate (1994) 5.7

Clean Slate (1994)

Maurice L. Pogue (Dana Carvey) is a private eye with a problem: every morning when he wakes up, he has total amnesia, waking up with a "clean slate". Since he is in the middle of a hot investigation and has a developing ...

The Insider (1999) 7.8

The Insider (1999)

Balls-out 60 Minutes (1968) Producer Lowell Bergman (Al Pacino) sniffs a story when a former research biologist for Brown & Williamson, Jeff Wigand (Russell Crowe), won't talk to him. When the company leans hard on Wigan...

Freedomland (2006) 5.1

Freedomland (2006)

Late one evening, Brenda Martin, a thirty-seven year old Caucasian woman from the proverbial wrong side of the tracks, enters Dempsy Medical Center in Dempsy, New Jersey with minor injuries, but she is also emotionally d...

The Affair of the Necklace (2001) 6.1

The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

Paris, 1786: a woman in court. The Crown murdered her father for his views about the poor, now Jeanne wants her home and good name back. She believes all can be set right if she can talk to the Queen, whose House Ministe...

The Verdict (1982) 7.7

The Verdict (1982)

Frank Galvin was once a promising Boston lawyer with a bright future ahead. An incident early in his career in which he was trying to do the right thing led to him being fired from the prestigious law firm with which he ...

La riffa (1991) 4.8

La riffa (1991)

Francesca, an incredibly beautiful woman, lost her husband. Only after his death she discovers his unfaithfulness and overall the huge amount of debts he left. Cesare is Francesca's best friend, he is a solicitor. Follow...

Christmas Rose (2013) 5.9

Christmas Rose (2013)

Tim (Kwok) is a defence attorney with a heart of gold. Refusing to be simply a hired gun for his clients, he quits his high-powered job to become a prosecutor for the Justice Department. With the support of fiancee Megan...

Dragon in Jail (1990) 6.2

Dragon in Jail (1990)

Henry, a juvenile delinquent, trying to escape life in the ghetto. After releasing from jail, he is bullied by a local tyrant, Charlie. His rich jail mate Wayne, who has become a famous lawyer, decides to help him out.::...

Princess Yang Kwei-fei (1955) 7.2

Princess Yang Kwei-fei (1955)

In 8th-century China, the Emperor is grieving over the death of his wife. The Yang family wants to provide the Emperor with a consort so that they may consolidate their influence over the court. General An Lushan finds a...

You and I (2011) 4.6

You and I (2011)

Two girls, Lana and Janie, from vastly different worlds, bond as they persevere to become a part of the glamorous lifestyle offered by the power's high society. Although they are constantly challenged by the seductive, i...

“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (1999) 8

“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (1999)

In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Spec...

Judgement in Berlin (1988) 5.8

Judgement in Berlin (1988)

American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.::...

Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult-1994 6.5

Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult-1994

Tasting the fruit of his labour with his wife Jane, the maladroit and now retired Police Squad Lieutenant, Frank Drebin, secretly dreams of getting back in action. Before long, his old partners, Ed and Nordberg, will hav...

Lying Eyes-1996 5.7

Lying Eyes-1996

Derek Bradshaw, a 33-year-old lawyer, courts and wins Amy Miller, an 18-year-old high school cheerleader. The affair progresses until she learns that he is married and has a family. During this period, she has been recei...

A Father’s Choice-2000 6.1

A Father’s Choice-2000

The fast-paced city life of two sisters is turned upside down when they are sent to live in the country with their father after their mother is killed.::Anonymous...

With Honors-1994 6.7

With Honors-1994

Monty is a student, and when his computer crashes, he's left with only a single paper copy of his thesis. Frightened of losing it, he immediately rushes out to photocopy it, only to stumble and drop it down a grate. Sear...

Sissi-1955 7

Sissi-1955

The young Emperor Franz Joseph is on his way to his summer residence at Ischl, where his birthday will be celebrated with a big party. His mother, Archduchess Sophie, has decided that he shall marry her niece Princess He...

Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress-1957 6.6

Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress-1957

The young Empress Sissi is staying at the Gödölle Palace in Hungary with her little daughter and some court people. Here she can be herself, liberated from all the strict court rules in Austria. She spends her days with ...

You’re Missing the Point-1940 8.2

You’re Missing the Point-1940

The boyfriend (Cantinflas) of the servant of a rich industrial man, gets into the house in order to kill a mad dog. Suddenly this man appears so the servant tells him that Cantinflas is his wife's brother (Leonardo), who...

Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight-2013 6.8

Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight-2013

In 1964, world champion boxer Muhammad Ali requested exemption from the military draft based on his religious beliefs. His request was denied and when he refused induction into the army, he was convicted and sentenced to...

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer-1947 7.3

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer-1947

Teenaged Susan Turner, with a severe crush on playboy artist Richard Nugent, sneaks into his apartment to model for him and is found there by her sister Judge Margaret Turner. Threatened with jail, Nugent agrees to date ...

Land of the Blind-2006 6.5

Land of the Blind-2006

A political drama about terrorism, revolution, and the power of memory. In an unnamed place and time, an idealistic soldier named Joe strikes up an illicit friendship with a political prisoner named Thorne, who eventuall...

The Banquet-2006 6.5

The Banquet-2006

In 907 AD, the Tang Dynasty is in tatters; infighting snarls the imperial family. Crown Prince Wu Luan loves Little Wan, but his father takes her as his Empress. Wu Luan goes into exile, studying dance and music. His unc...

No One Killed Jessica-2011 7.2

No One Killed Jessica-2011

Devastated when she is told that that her sister, Jessica Lall, is shot dead by Manish Bhardwaj, the son of Pramod, a Congress party Member of Parliament in Haryana, Delhi-based Sabrina Lall, in the company of her parent...

The Castle-1997 7.7

The Castle-1997

A Melbourne family is very happy living where they do, near the Melbourne airport (according to Jane Kennedy, it's "practically their back yard"). However, they are forced to leave their beloved home, by the Government a...

Dostana-1980 6.7

Dostana-1980

Vijay Varma (Amitabh Bachchan) and Ravi Kapoor (Shatrughan Sinha) are two close childhood friends. When they thought they have matured enough they decides to enter law policy: one as a police officer and another as a law...