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12 Angry Men (1957)
Plot: A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.
Inherit the Wind (1960)
Plot: Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.
Judgement at Nuremberg (1961)
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Plot: Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.
Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
Plot: A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d'Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions.
The Trial (1962)
Plot: An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.
My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Plot: Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them.
A few good men (1992)
Plot: Neo military lawyer Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder; they contend they were acting under orders.
The Wrong Man (1956)
Plot: Manny Ballestero is an honest hardworking musician at New York's Stork Club. When his wife needs money for dental treatment, Manny goes to the local insurance office to borrow on her policy. Employees at the office mistake him for a hold-up man who robbed them the year before and the police are called. The film tells the true story of what happened to Manny and his family
Paths of Glory (1957)
Plot: When soldiers in WW1 refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superiors decide to make an example of them.
Plot: When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.
The Verdict (1982)
Plot: A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling.
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
The Rainmaker (1997)
Plot: A judge commits suicide, and his secretary is found murdered. A homeless deaf-mute man, Carl Anderson is arrested for her murder. Public defender Kathleen is assigned by the court as his lawyer. She sets to find the real killer, and gets help from the congressional advisor, Eddie Sanger who is called to be on the jury panel. Together they discover a dangerous circle of corruption in high places
Legally Blonde (2001)
Runaway Jury (2003)
La Poison (1951)
Plot: The home life of Paul Braconnier and his wife Blandine can hardly be described as one of marital bliss. They hate each other – to the point of wanting to murder one another. When Braconnier hears about Maître Aubanel, a defence lawyer who has won over a 100 cases, he decides to visit him. He wants to know how he can kill his wife and get away with it...
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Find Me Guilty (2006)
In the Name of the Father (1993)
Primal Fear (1996)
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