Tag: courtroom

Butterfly-1982 4.7

Butterfly-1982

Orson Welles, as judge Rauch, holds a lengthy trial against Jess Tyler, a caretaker deserted by his wife ten years before, who's accused of improper relations with his daughter Kady. Complications follows when Wash, fath...

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days-2005 7.6

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days-2005

The Final Days is the true story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to life. Sophie Scholl is the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Using historical records of...

The Irishman-2019 8.7

The Irishman-2019

Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran is a man with a lot on his mind. The former labor union high official and hitman, learned to kill serving in Italy during the Second World War. He now looks back on his life and the hits that...

Frances-1982 7.4

Frances-1982

Frances Farmer, a precocious Seattle teenager, takes unpopular social and political positions, to the mixed reactions of her parents. Frances becomes an actress and has some strong success in New York, but her refusal to...

Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills-1996 8.3

Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills-1996

Berlinger and Sinofsky's documentary of a gruesome triple murder in West Memphis, Arkansas and the subsequent trials of three suspects, takes a hard look at both the occult and the American justice system in 'small-town'...

Official Secrets-2019 7.4

Official Secrets-2019

A morality tale for the 21st century, Official Secrets tells the true story of British Intelligence whistle-blower Katharine Gun who, during the immediate run-up to the 2003 Iraq invasion, leaked a top secret NSA memo ex...

Defending Your Life-1991 7.2

Defending Your Life-1991

Yuppie Daniel Miller is killed in a car accident and goes to Judgment City, a waiting room for the afterlife. During the day, he must prove in a courtroom-style process that he successfully overcame his fears (a hard tas...

Fathers’ Day-1997 5.2

Fathers’ Day-1997

Jack Lawrence is a smart aleck lawyer who is one day visited by an ex-girlfriend who tells him her kid was his. Enter Dale Putley, a depressed goofball who is also a writer, meets with the same ex-girlfriend who tells hi...

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 Caine Mutiny-1954 7.7

The Caine Mutiny-1954

During the World War II, the crew of a small insignificant ship in the U.S. Pacific Fleet experience an event unlike any event ever experienced by the United States Navy. A Ship's Captain is removed from command by his E...

Unlocking the Cage-2016 6.9

Unlocking the Cage-2016

Follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his unprecedented challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans, by filing the first lawsuits that seek to transform a chimpanzee from a 'thing' wit...

The Letter-1940 7.6

The Letter-1940

The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense. Her poise, graciousness and stoicism impress nearly everyone who meets her. Her husband is certainly without doubt; so i...

Ayogya-2019 6.2

Ayogya-2019

Karnan, an orphan, grows up to become a corrupt cop who would do anything for money. He befriends Kaalirajan, the local don, who showers him with a lot of gifts. Karnan's acts frequently upset his sincere subordinate Abd...

I guappi-1974 6.8

I guappi-1974

In this period piece set in Italy, Nicola Bellizzi dreams of becoming a lawyer. However, when he seeks the reason that people are reluctant to help him in his goals, he discovers that some of his blood relations are high...

Mary-1931 6.2

Mary-1931

A juror in a murder trial, after voting to convict, has second thoughts and begins to investigate on his own before the execution.::alfiehitchie...

It’s Alive III: Island of the Alive-1987 4.8

It’s Alive III: Island of the Alive-1987

The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cycnicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for them leads an expedition to th...

Mo’ Money-1992 5.5

Mo’ Money-1992

Trying to get his act together, a con artist gets a job in a credit card company. He falls in love with a fellow employee, he steals a couple of cards, everything is going great. But soon, the chief of security drags him...

Kalinka-2016 7

Kalinka-2016

Based on a true story, KALINKA is about the struggle of Andre Bamberski to bring justice to his daughter Kalinka who died in disturbing circumstances. After 27 years of investigation to hunt down her presumed murderer, B...

Acrimony-2018 5.7

Acrimony-2018

Melinda Moore is a steadfast, hardworking wife who supports her husband, Robert Gayle, an engineer trying to sell an innovative battery design. A running total/dwindling balance of the proceeds Melinda receives after her...

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...

Leviathan-2014 7.6

Leviathan-2014

On the outskirts of a small coastal town in the Barents Sea, where whales sometimes come to its bay, lives an ordinary family: Kolya (Aleksey Serebryakov), his wife Lilya (Elena Lyadova) and their teenage son Romka. The ...

Where Love Has Gone-1964 6.3

Where Love Has Gone-1964

After his teenage daughter Danny is arrested for the murder of his ex-wife's current lover, Luke Miller recalls his marriage to Valerie Hayden and the subsequent events which led to the tragedy. The lurid story seems to ...

Lenny-1974 7.6

Lenny-1974

Interview-style biography of controversial and pioneering stand-up comedian Lenny Bruce. The film traces Bruce from his beginnings as a Catskills comic to his later underground popularity based on his anti-establishment ...

Denial-2016 6.7

Denial-2016

Based on the acclaimed book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier," DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt's (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (C...

The Memory of Justice-1976 8.5

The Memory of Justice-1976

Explores the subject of atrocities during wartime, especially during World War II and the Vietnam War.::Anonymous...

Hostages-2017 6.2

Hostages-2017

The movie describes real events that took place in 1983, when seven young Georgians, all from intellectual elite families, attempted to flee the Soviet Union by hijacking an airliner. The crisis ended with a storming of ...

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile-2019 6.7

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile-2019

Single mother Liz (Lily Collins) thinks she's found the man of her dreams in Ted (Zac Efron). But their seemingly perfect life is turned upside down when Ted is arrested on suspected kidnapping charges, then linked to mu...

The Insult-2017 7.7

The Insult-2017

In today's Beirut, an insult blown out of proportions finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court. From secret wounds to traumatic revelations, the media circus surrounding the case puts...

Amistad-1997 7.3

Amistad-1997

Amistad is the name of a slave ship travelling from Cuba to the U.S. in 1839. It is carrying a cargo of Africans who have been sold into slavery in Cuba, taken on board, and chained in the cargo hold of the ship. As the ...

Welcome to Marwen-2018 6.1

Welcome to Marwen-2018

On April 8, 2000, aspiring artist Mark Hogancamp (Steve Carell) became a victim of a violent assault when five men beat him up and left him for dead. Following the attack, Mark was left with little to no memory of his pr...

The Electric Chair-1976 4

The Electric Chair-1976

The murder of an innocent, happy couple leads to a courtroom trial that would sentence the killer to death, but who really did it?::Jason C. Atwood...

My Blue Heaven-1990 6.2

My Blue Heaven-1990

The mobster Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli is under the witness protection program and the FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to take Vinnie and his wife Linda to a house in the suburbs. However their wives leave Vinni...

The Postman Always Rings Twice-1946 7.5

The Postman Always Rings Twice-1946

Nick Smith, the middle-aged proprietor of a roadside restaurant, hires drifter Frank Chambers as a handyman. Frank eventually begins an affair with Nick's beautiful wife Cora, who talks Frank into helping her kill Nick, ...

Any Day Now-2012 7.5

Any Day Now-2012

In the late 1970s, when a mentally handicapped teenager is abandoned, a gay couple takes him in and becomes the family he's never had. But once the unconventional living arrangement is discovered by authorities, the men ...

Compulsion-1959 7.4

Compulsion-1959

In Chicago in 1924, Artie Strauss and Judd Steiner are friends and fellow law students who come from wealthy backgrounds. They have few true friends as they believe all their contemporaries to be intellectually inferior....

In the Fade-2017 7.1

In the Fade-2017

Katja's (Diane Kruger) had met Turkish-born Kurdish Nuri Sekerci (Numan Acar) when she bought hashish from him during her student days. They got married when he was still in prison, although their parents were against th...

Roman J. Israel, Esq.-2017 6.4

Roman J. Israel, Esq.-2017

ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ. is a dramatic thriller set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington stars as Roman Israel, a driven, idealistic defense attorney who, through a tumu...

Hits-2014 5.8

Hits-2014

HITS is a dark comedy exploring the nature of fame in 21st Century YouTube America. The film takes place in a small town in upstate New York populated by people who trade in unrealistic expectations. Its a story in which...

Ernest Goes to Jail-1990 5.4

Ernest Goes to Jail-1990

Bumbling Ernest P. Worrell is assigned to jury duty, where a crooked lawyer notices a resemblance with crime boss Mr. Nash, and arranges a switch. Nash assumes Ernest's job as a bank employee, while Ernest undergoes Nash...

The Children Act-2017 6.7

The Children Act-2017

As her marriage to Jack flounders, eminent High Court judge Fiona Maye has a life-changing decision to make at work - should she force a teenage boy, Adam, to have the blood transfusion that will save his life? Her unort...