Hotshot lawyer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hotshot lawyer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, tense and witty films and TV shows about / with hotshot lawyer, legal, lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, murder, crimes, dishonesty, power relations and judge plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hotshot lawyer: Suits (2011), The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), How to Get Away with Murder (2014), The Devil's Advocate (1997), Laws of Attraction (2004), Better Call Saul (2015), Intolerable Cruelty (2003), Primal Fear (1996), Changing Lanes (2002), Damages (2007).

List of hotshot lawyer movies

 8.6
 321K
Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: captivating, witty, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, boys' night
Plot: prodigy, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, boss and employee, mentor, success, legal, law firm, rivalry, deal, blackmail, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, captivating, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, legal, judge, murder, courtroom, mind game, arrest, manipulations, jury, trial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
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How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, bleak
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, crimes, legal, manipulations, teachers and students, law student, court case, defense attorney, college, lgbt, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
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The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, clever ...
Plot: ambition, law firm, devil, hotshot lawyer, supernatural, ethics, marital problem, temptation, deal with the devil, mentor, sin, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, southern usa, manhattan, new york city, florida ...
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Laws of Attraction (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.
Style: talky, humorous, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, workplace romance, hotshot lawyer, unlikely couple, love and romance, divorce, divorce lawyer, romance, couples, screwball, lawyer, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ireland, usa, yale university, san francisco
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Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: dark humor, captivating, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Plot: dishonesty, lawyer, workplace situations, hotshot lawyer, family relations, moral dilemma, legal, crimes, brother brother relationship, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams, private investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, new mexico, albuquerque new mexico
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Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce.
Style: witty, clever, romantic, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: battle of the sexes, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, manipulations, unlikely couple, opposites attract, verbal byplay, cons and scams, love and romance, fall in love, marriage of convenience, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, malibu california, las vegas
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 7.7
 161K
Primal Fear (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not ...
Style: surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, psychological, rough ...
Plot: mental illness, split personality, legal investigation, courtroom drama, corruption, psychopath, murder, lawyer, bishop, crime, hotshot lawyer, trial ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.5
 63K
Changing Lanes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, losing-it hero, down on your luck, human nature, custody battle, uninhibited rivalry, legal, rivalry, corruption, police arrest, bankruptcy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.1
 26K
Damages (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by the writing and production trio of Daniel Zelman and brothers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler. The plot revolves around the brilliant, ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes and her protégée, ...
Style: rough, clever, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: lawyer, legal investigation, powerful corporation, hotshot lawyer, trial, dishonesty, power relations, corporate crimes, legal action, manipulations, workplace, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 167K
Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: psychological, suspense, enigmatic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, obsession, lawyer, manipulation, courtroom drama, perfect crime, legal investigation, attempted murder, rivalry, hotshot lawyer, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.4
 161K
The Judge (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.
Style: touching, suspenseful, emotional, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: judge, small town, lawyer, homecoming, parent child relationship, legal, hotshot lawyer, crimes, uncover truth, manslaughter, father son estrangement, jury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
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 6.9
 3K
Rake (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Keegan Deane's staggering lack of discretion and inability to self-censor land him the law cases that nobody else will touch. He always tries to do the right thing, but at the same time struggles to save himself from the many self-destructive ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, cynical
Plot: courtroom, legal, family relations, intrigue, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, lawyers and clients, crimes, lawyer, power relations, rivalry, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.1
 5K
Matlock (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Matlock is an American television legal drama, starring Andy Griffith in the title role of criminal defense attorney Ben Matlock. The show, produced by The Fred Silverman Company, Dean Hargrove Productions, Viacom Productions and Paramount ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, courtroom drama, legal, hotshot lawyer, mystery, legal action, elderly, who done it, power relations, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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 7.7
 212K
A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: tense, realistic, twists and turns, serious, intense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, suicide, navy, lawyer, military, murder, sexism, army investigation, marines, u.s. navy, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cuba, washington d.c.
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Reasonable Doubt (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When up-and-coming District Attorney Mitch Brockden commits a fatal hit-and-run, he feels compelled to throw the case against the accused criminal who was found with the body and blamed for the crime. Following the trial, Mitch's worst fears ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: district attorney, dishonesty, life turned upside down, serial killer, murder, crime, crimes, hotshot lawyer, false accusation, legal, hit and run, legal investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.7
 54K
The Client (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: witnessing a crime, suicide, lawyer, danger, witness protection, surveillance, investigation, fighting the system, lawyers and clients, legal action, gain trust, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco
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 4.1
 7K
Jury Duty (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does everything he can to prolong the trial and deliberations and make ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, light ...
Plot: courtroom, unemployment, jury, legal action, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, legal, fish out of water, misfit, cons and scams, disorder, hotel ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
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 7.7
 7K
The Practice (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Practice is an American legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston law firm. Running for eight seasons on ABC from 1997 to 2004, the show won the Emmy in 1998 and 1999 for Best Drama Series, and ...
Style: tense, clever, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: law firm, courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, moral dilemma, social problems, workplace, injustice, crimes, lawyers and clients, dedicated lawyer, legal ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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 7.4
 4K
The Guardian (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately, the high life has gotten the best of Nick. Arrested for drug use, he's sentenced to do 1,500 hours of community service, somehow to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lawyer, law firm, custody, legal, society, rivalry, friendship, hotshot lawyer, dysfunctional family, adoptive mother, social worker, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pittsburgh
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 6.8
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The Lawyer (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Wilma Harrison had it all. A wealthy doctor for a husband. A big playboy for a lover. A beautiful home. And a horrible death.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, socialite, lawyer, crime, life is a bitch, mystery, hotshot hero, lone wolves, who done it, legal investigation, crimes ...
Time: 60s
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 7.4
 23K
House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: cynical, realistic, clever, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, power relations, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, powerful corporation, dishonesty, ambitious, workplace, coworker relationship, hotshot hero, success, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.1
 2K
Murder One (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Theodore 'Teddy' Hoffman is a highly-regarded defense attorney in a prestigious Los Angeles law firm. Having successfully defended the wealthy but suspicious Richard Cross in a much-publicised murder trial, he is now involved in the ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: legal, lawyer, murder, law firm, couple relations, crime, workplace situations, boss and employee, investigation, couples, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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Color of Justice (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: murder, racism, courtroom drama, law enforcement, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, crime, politics, legal, courtroom, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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The Winslow Boy (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five shillings. Father asks son if it is true; when the lad denies ...
Style: witty, talky, clever, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: british, lawyer, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, justice, love and romance, state affairs, parents and children, family relations, legal, family in crisis, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.1
 11K
Shark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Notorious Los Angeles defense attorney Sebastian Stark becomes disillusioned with his career after his successful defense of a wife-abuser results in the wife's death. After more than a month trying to come to grips with his situation, he is ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: testimony, trial, anger, evidence, false accusation, courtroom, interrogation, district attorney, lawyer, office, murder, prosecutor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.2
 1K
Citizen Cohn (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, hospital, aids, hotshot lawyer, political corruption, terminal illness, americana, injustice, rebellion, gender, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s, year 1954 ...
Place: new york, usa
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Black and White (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Australia, 1958. When a nine year old white girl is found murdered, police are quick to arrest illiterate Aborigine, Max Stuart. Under interrogation Max admits to the killing and signs a statement that will send him to the gallows. With no Court of ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, courtroom, illiteracy, hotshot lawyer, crimes, australian aboriginal, legal investigation, confined, legal action, crime, interracial relations, prison ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
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 5.9
 89
Naked Lie (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They are the perfect, and politically correct, couple. He is a judge, she is a high profile attorney. When she takes on a sensational murder case, the trail leads right to her own front door.
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, couples, hotshot lawyer, power relations, danger, law enforcement, courtroom drama, dishonesty, deadly, love affair, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
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 3.5
 616
Throwdown (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young criminal defense attorney struggles with a homicide case that is not as cut and dry as it appears while battling a drinking habit. The story goes beyond the lives of those directly related to the case and shines a much needed spotlight on ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, legal action, power relations, hotshot lawyer, deadly, gangsters, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, rivalry, murder, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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