Tag: court

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...

Nuts-1987 6.6

Nuts-1987

A high-class call girl kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very distrustful of everybody, including her court-...

Shaft-2000 5.9

Shaft-2000

New York Police Detective John Shaft is the lead detective on a sensitive case, a young black man is severely beaten. The man's companions tell Shaft that their friend humiliated the one who was spouting racial slurs at ...

The Judge-2014 7.4

The Judge-2014

Hank Palmer is a successful defense attorney in Chicago, who is getting a divorce. When His brother calls with the news that their mother has died, Hank returns to his childhood home to attend the funeral. Despite the br...

Bridge of Spies-2015 7.6

Bridge of Spies-2015

In the cold war, a lawyer, James B. Donovan is recruited by the CIA and involved in an intense negotiation mission to release and exchange a CIA U-2 spy-plane pilot, Francis G. Powers. The pilot was arrested alive after ...

Daddy’s Little Girls-2007 5.7

Daddy’s Little Girls-2007

A mechanic (Idris Elba) enlists the help of a successful, but lonely, attorney (Gabrielle Union) while trying to win custody of his three daughters from his treacherous ex-wife and her larcenous boyfriend. Along the way,...

Molly’s Game-2017 7.5

Molly’s Game-2017

Molly Bloom, a beautiful young Olympic-class skier, ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her pla...

A Tale of Two Cities-1980 6.5

A Tale of Two Cities-1980

Dissolute barrister Sydney Carton becomes enchanted and then hopelessly in love with the beautiful Lucie Manette. But Lucie loves and marries Charles Darnay, and remains oblivious to Carton's undimmed devotion to her. Wh...

Fire Over England-1937 6.5

Fire Over England-1937

Queen Elizabeth is running this show. The men in her court should be thinking about how to add to the glory of the Elizabethan Age and how to foil those pesky Spanish who got far too much influence in England when her ol...

Dead Man Walking-1995 7.5

Dead Man Walking-1995

A convicted murderer on Death Row and the nun who befriends him. Through the portrayal of finely drawn characters and their interactions as the days, hours, and minutes tick down to the condemned man's execution, powerfu...

Miracle on 34th Street-1994 6.5

Miracle on 34th Street-1994

A little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle, Santa Claus. Her mother told her the "secret" about Santa a long time ago, so Susa...

Dear God-1996 5.5

Dear God-1996

Tom Turner is a con man, defrauding people from their money with a variety of two-bit hustles. One night he makes the mistake of attempting to hustle some undercover cops, and finds himself in court faced with the dilemm...

A Separation-2011 8.3

A Separation-2011

Nader (Payman Maadi) and Simin (Leila Hatami) argue about living abroad. Simin prefers to live abroad to provide better opportunities for their only daughter, Termeh. However, Nader refuses to go because he thinks he mus...

Inherit the Wind-1960 8.1

Inherit the Wind-1960

Teacher B.T. Cates is arrested for teaching Darwin's theories. Famous lawyer Henry Drummond defends him; fundamentalist politician Matthew Brady prosecutes. This is a very thinly disguised rendition of the 1925 "Scopes m...

Thinner-1996 5.8

Thinner-1996

A fat Lawyer finds himself growing "Thinner" when an old gypsy man places a hex on him. Now the lawyer must call upon his friends in organized crime to help him persuade the gypsy to lift the curse. Time is running out f...