Attorney movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant attorney movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, talky and dramatic films and TV shows about / with attorney, lawyer, murder, dishonesty, police, death, cigarette smoking, judge, courtroom and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as attorney: How to Get Away with Murder (2014), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Leviathan (2014), The Night Walker (1964), Graduation (2016), Rites of Passage (1999), Wild in the Streets (1968), Samurai Cop (1991), Labyrinth of Lies (2014), Too Young to Die? (1990).
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The Godfather (1972)
Crime, Drama
USA
175 min.
 9.2
The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 (1992)
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
583 min.
 9.2
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Chappaquiddick (2017)
Drama, History, Thriller
USA, Sweden
106 min.
 6.5
Molly's Game (2017)
Biography, Crime, Drama
China, Canada, USA
140 min.
 7.5

List of attorney movies

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, captivating, realistic, bleak
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, legal, crimes, teachers and students, manipulations, lgbt, college, law student, court case, courtroom, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, witty, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, disorder, inheritance, mentor protege relationship, friendship, murder, cons and scams, adventure, escapades, greed, painting, unlikely partners ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
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 7.6
 41K
Leviathan (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: small town, mayor, coastal town, injustice, parents and children, political corruption, legal action, legal, rivalry, life is a bitch, human nature, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia
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The Night Walker (1964)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman is haunted by recurring nightmares, which seem to be instigated by her late husband who supposedly was killed in a fire.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: laboratory, nightmare, dream, betrayal, murder, mystery, protagonist as suspect, split personality, palaces castles and temples, violence, crime, memory loss ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A. (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Detective Jim Rockford works to uncover facts of the death of a wealthy socialite whose two grown children are accused of murdering her. Complicating matters are Rockford's omnipresent "friend" Angel, and Rockford's ex-wife Kit, ...
Plot: private investigator, private detective, fake suicide, rolls royce, movie star, baseball player, ex wife, lawyer, beach, attorney, murder, basement ...
Place: malibu california
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 7.4
 10K
Graduation (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, France, Belgium
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Romeo Aldea, a physician living in a small mountain town in Transylvania, has raised his daughter Eliza with the idea that once she turns 18, she will leave to study and live abroad. His plan is close to succeeding. Eliza has won a scholarship to ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, motorcycle, extramarital affair, graduation, family, broken window, infidelity, female nudity, husband wife relationship, hospital, police investigation, surveillance camera ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania
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Rites of Passage (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When lawyer DJ Farraday discovers his father has been having an affair, the two drive out to the remote family cabin to talk things over. What neither expects is that DJ's estranged gay brother Campbell will already be there, apparently ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: extramarital affair, father son relationship, estrangement, parents and children, family in crisis, manipulation, cabin in the woods, criminal, duplicity, convict, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
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Wild in the Streets (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Max Flatow is a precocious, social miscreant who has a way with home-made explosives. When he tires of these, he runs away from home only to emerge seven years later as Max Frost, the world's most popular entertainer. When Congressman John ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: politics, congress, suburbs, juvenile delinquency, rock, rise to the top, political satire, rebellious youth, rebelliousness, campaign, ambition, rebellion ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., u.s. capitol building
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 4.6
 5K
Samurai Cop (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Japanese organized crime imbeds itself within LA, the police turn to one man to take down the deadly Yakuza — Joe Marshall, aka "The Samurai." With his fearless swagger and rock hard jaw, The Samurai tears a two-fisted hole through ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, katana, womanizer, police detective, crime, strong sexual content, police investigation, gang, exploitation, buddy cop, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
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Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law features ex-superhero Harvey T. Birdman of Birdman and the Galaxy Trio as an attorney working for a law firm alongside other cartoon stars from 1960s and 1970s Hanna-Barbera cartoon series. Similarly, Harvey's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, law firm, courtroom, parody, legal, lawsuit, jury, judge, sitcom, legal action, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: future
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Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, idealism, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, against humanity, legal, rebellion, uncover truth, genocide, against the odds, nazis, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1963, year 1958, 1950s
Place: germany, frankfurt germany, west germany
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Too Young to Die? (1990)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An abused 15 year old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty in this fact-based story.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Plot: courtroom drama, knife murder, courtroom, death penalty, teenage prostitute, murder, death row, on the road, crime, false accusation, on the run, child abuse ...
Time: 80s
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 7.3
 152K
Erin Brockovich (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. ...
Style: captivating, touching, uplifting, factual, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: against the odds, justice, righting the wronged, relationship vs career, fighting the system, lawyer, single mother, contamination, uncover truth, environmental, court, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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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: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, serious, clever ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, devil, ambition, law firm, supernatural, marital problem, mentor, blind ambition, lust, sin, deal with the devil, temptation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, southern usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.3
 47K
Woman in Gold (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, dramatic, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, art, injustice, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, legal action, stolen painting, fighting the system, legal, aging, nazi, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: austria, pasadena california, california, washington d.c., germany ...
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 7.4
 27K
Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexy, atmospheric, sexual, cynical, clever ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, neo-noir, neo noir, prison, crime, betrayal, crimes of passion, faked death, lust, protagonist as suspect, smoking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, usa, miami
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 5.0
 5K
Body Shots (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Los Angeles club scene is a place of booze-fueled decadence and debauchery. In a night full of possibilities, eight 20-somethings take to the clubs seeking good times, companionship and maybe a little sex. But in the harsh light of the morning ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, biting, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bar, rape, party, nightclub, sex, battle of the sexes, looking for love, alcohol, rave, arrested, wooing, nightlife ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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And Never Let Her Go (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: obsession, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, army investigation, mystery, legal investigation, dangerous attraction, courtroom drama, who done it, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware
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 9.2
 1.4M
The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, pride and honor, gangsters, organized crime, gang war, crimes, criminal heroes, mob boss, family business, greed, lawyer, family values ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1950s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, new york, europe, usa, sicily ...
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Rabin, the Last Day (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Itzhak Rabin's murder ended all efforts of peace, and with him the whole left wing of Israel died. The movie shows the last of his days as prime minister, and what led to his murder.
Plot: politics, assassination, attorney general, rally, assassin, arrest, patriotism, secret service, gunshot wound, reenactment, pacifist, hearing ...
Time: 1990s
Place: israel
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Moving Violation (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eddie Moore is a young drifter passing through the small town of Rockfield when suddenly he gets harassed by corrupt sheriff Leroy Rankin and his Deputy, Tylor. Later he meets up with waitress Camille "Cam" Johnson and both skinny dip in a ...
Plot: small town, sheriff, hitchhiker, crooked sheriff, deputy sheriff, police shootout, hijacking, frame up, oil, explosion, false accusation, political corruption ...
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Should a Schoolgirl Tell? (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Schoolgirl Josefine learns from an early age to use sex to gain advantages. The school's gym teacher is arrested and accused of indecent behavior but the court dismisses the case when Josefine uses her female charm on the jurors.
Plot: voyeur, rape, female nudity, seduction, hiding under a table, erotica, lesbianism, panties, voyeurism, outdoor sex, witness, little boy ...
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 7.0
 273K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, sniper, loner, investigation, drifter, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, ex military, lone wolves, conspiracy, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
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A Short Film About Killing (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jacek climbs into the taxi driven by Waldemar, tells him to drive to a remote location, then brutally strangles him, seemingly without motive.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, taxi driver, courtroom drama, lawyer, prison, polish, death sentence, drifter, execution, crime, dedicated lawyer, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
Place: warsaw poland, poland, california
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 7.6
 3K
No End (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Taking place in a 1982 Poland a translator loses her husband and becomes a victim of her own sorrow. She looks to sex, to her son, to law, and to hypnotism when she has nothing else in this time of martial law when Solidarity was banned.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: heart attack, lawyer, ghost, parents and children, heroes, court case, wife, afterlife, war, new love, love and romance, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1982
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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Strange Justice (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Fact-based story about the sexual harassment suit filed by Anita Hill during the appointment trials of Clarence Thomas for the Supreme Court during the George Bush Presidential administration. The film gives both parties a fairly even ...
Plot: civil servant, ridicule, blood pressure, anatomy, minority, damage, director, telephone conversation, anti semitism, gossip, rapist, scandal ...
Time: year 1991, year 1982
Place: missouri, washington d.c., campus
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Chappaquiddick (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
Plot: suffocation, car accident, senator, scandal, bridge, kennedy family, rowboat, pride, police chief, repeated scene, drunk, drunk driving ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969, year 1972, year 1980, year 1960
Place: massachusetts
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 6.5
 823
Custody (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a hard-working single mother, Sara Diaz, has her children taken from her after she is suspected of injuring her son, Ally Fisher, a recent law school graduate, is assigned to represent her case before Judge Martha Schulman, a veteran of the ...
Plot: judge, single mother, lawyer, custody, hearing, abuse, children, child custody, convict, biracial, foster parent, apartment building ...
Place: new york
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 6.5
 994
I Do (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Brit living in New York is deprived of his immigration status, and risks losing his family and life in the U.S. He marries his lesbian best friend to remain in the country and stay with his family, but things get complicated when he meets the ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: gay, lesbian interest, gays and lesbians, immigrants, gender, love and romance, society, fall in love, discrimination, misfit, working the system, deportation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, medical school, spain
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The Soldier with Great Maneuvers (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Doctor Eva Marini takes up a position at an army base to investigate the sexual behavior of the Italian male soldier and soon finds out she's taken on more than she bargained for.
Plot: sex, soldier, military, doctor, blood sample, pointing a gun on someone, female objectification, taking off underwear, sexual attraction, male masturbation, barefoot male, see through panties ...
Place: italy
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