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The list contains the best, new and most relevant attorney movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, dramatic and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with attorney, lawyer, murder, dishonesty, crimes, legal, crime, corruption, rivalry and violence plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, Belgium and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as attorney: Shakedown (1988), 12 Angry Men (1997), Anatomy of a Psycho (1961), First Love (1977), Ace Attorney (2012), Nightlife (2016), How to Get Away with Murder (2014), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Leviathan (2014), The Night Walker (1964).
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12 Angry Men
Crime, Drama
USA
117 min.
 7.9
Ace Attorney
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Japan
135 min.
 6.6
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Chappaquiddick
Drama, History, Thriller
Sweden, USA
106 min.
 6.5
Molly's Game
Biography, Crime, Drama
China, Canada, USA
140 min.
 7.5

List of attorney movies

 6.0
 2K
Shakedown
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a local drug dealer shoots a dishonest cop in self-defense, lawyer and renegade undercover cop join forces to clear him. But when their investigation leads them into a maze of greed and corruption, they learn that in a town where everything is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, police investigation, crime, buddies, dedicated lawyer, partners against crime, reluctant partners, drug dealer, renegade, attorney, lawyer, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city
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Vendetta: No Conscience, No Mercy
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "Irish Eyes" explores the relationship between two Irish-American brothers in Boston born to immigrant parents and raised in a rough, working class Irish neighborhood. After watching their father being gunned down in front of their eyes as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, crime, blind ambition, siblings relations, crimes, rivalry, gang, death of father, attorney, contests and competitions, legal action, obsessive quest ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 70s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: boston, ireland
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 7.9
 12K
12 Angry Men
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During the trial of a man accused of his father's murder, a lone juror takes a stand against the guilty verdict handed down by the others as a result of their preconceptions and prejudices. The film is adapted by Reginald Rose from his own 1957 ...
Style: talky, clever, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: idealism, murder, courtroom drama, court, justice, prejudice, courtroom, legal action, realism, jury, culture clash, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
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Anatomy of a Psycho
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The crazed brother of a condemned killer sent to the gas chamber swears vengeance on those he holds responsible for his brother's execution.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crime, vengeance, urban, violence spree, crimes, deadly, vigilantism, obsession, killer, arson, attorney ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
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 6.0
 439
First Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Golden-haired college soccer player William Katt falls hard for campus beauty Susan Dey, despite the fact that she's the mistress of an older, married attorney.
Style: sexual, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: college, college life, school, love and romance, romance, youth, couples, starting over, idealism, love triangle, infidelity, coming of age ...
Time: 50s
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 6.6
 2K
Ace Attorney
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Based primarily on the first game in the series, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, the film focuses on rookie defense attorney Ryūichi Naruhodō, as he strives to protect his clients in various murder trials, including the death of his mentor, Chihiro ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, stylized
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, crime, legal, dedicated lawyer, ghost, legal action, false accusation, murder, riddles and clues, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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 5.8
 119
Nightlife
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Slovenia, Republic of Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The lives of a wealthy married couple radically change in an instant. While the husband is in critical condition after an accident that occurred under strange circumstances, the wife tries to understand the situation and to salvage what she can… ...
Plot: attorney, night, ambulance, dildo, police inspector, intensive care, zoophilia, bribe, dog bite, operating room, husband wife relationship, nurse ...
Time: 2010s
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How to Get Away with Murder
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, law student, court case, crimes, legal, courtroom, defense attorney, power relations, manipulations, teachers and students, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
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The Grand Budapest Hotel
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: stylized, enigmatic, offbeat, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: hotel, mentor protege relationship, murder, murder mystery, inheritance, existentialism, prison escape, greed, storytelling, eccentricity, disorder, adventure ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1960s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
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 7.6
 41K
Leviathan
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, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: small town, political corruption, corruption, lawyer, drinking, depression, brutality, suicide, infidelity, justice, guilt, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia
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The Night Walker
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, protagonist as suspect, mystery, betrayal, palaces castles and temples, split personality, murder, nightmare, crime, dream, memory loss, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A.
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, ex wife, movie star, fake suicide, rolls royce, baseball player, lawyer, beach, attorney, basement, murder ...
Place: malibu california
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 7.4
 9K
Graduation
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, police investigation, surveillance camera, abortion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania
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Rites of Passage
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: sincere, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: parents and children, family in crisis, crimes, escaped convict, love and romance, family problems, gay son, extramarital affair, father son relationship, family relations, gays and lesbians, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
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Wild in the Streets
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, suburbs, rock, juvenile delinquency, rise to the top, rebelliousness, campaign, ambition, rebellion, society, state affairs, gangsters ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: u.s. capitol building, washington d.c.
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 4.6
 5K
Samurai Cop
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, crime, strong sexual content, police investigation, gang, katana, gangsters, master warrior, womanizer, fighting crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
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Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, courtroom, law firm, sitcom, parody, legal action, heroes, legal, rivalry, disorder, anti heroes, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: future
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Labyrinth of Lies
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking, heartbreaking ...
Plot: idealism, holocaust, fighting the system, nazis, nazi, justice, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, german, wartime, jews, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1958, year 1963, 1950s
Place: germany, frankfurt germany, west germany
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Too Young to Die?
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, courtroom drama, on the road, murder, false accusation, crime, teenage prostitute, death penalty, crimes, death row, deadly, legal ...
Time: 80s
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 7.3
 152K
Erin Brockovich
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: touching, factual, captivating, inspirational, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lawyer, environmental, court, justice, investigation, fighting the system, single mother, contamination, uncover truth, righting the wronged, against the odds, relationship vs career ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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The Devil's Advocate
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, ambiguous ending, bleak ...
Plot: lawyer, greed, devil, temptation, blind ambition, mentor, law firm, hotshot lawyer, deal with the devil, marital problem, crooked lawyer, lust ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, southern usa, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.3
 46K
Woman in Gold
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, dramatic, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, art, courtroom drama, nazi, lawyer, jewish, justice, courtroom, guilt, german, jews, nazis ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: austria, germany, poland, vienna, los angeles ...
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 7.4
 27K
Body Heat
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: atmospheric, sexual, sexy, cynical, clever ...
Plot: murder, crime, betrayal, femme fatale, neo-noir, lawyer, adultery, greed, neo noir, obsession, sexuality, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, usa, miami
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 5.0
 5K
Body Shots
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, biting, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex, rape, bar, male nudity, violence, storytelling, battle of the sexes, friendship, nudity (topless - notable), nightclub, pornography, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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And Never Let Her Go
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: crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, army investigation, legal investigation, obsession, dangerous attraction, courtroom drama, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware
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 9.2
 1.4M
The Godfather
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: realistic, suspense, serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangster, crime family, cosa nostra, organized crime, mob boss, parents and children, godfather, family business, family, gang war, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new york, italy, usa, europe, sicily ...
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Moving Violation
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, frame up, oil, hijacking, deputy sheriff, hitchhiker, crooked sheriff, police shootout, explosion, false accusation, defense attorney ...
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Should a Schoolgirl Tell?
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: strong female character, park, rivalry, listening to music, boy, bathtub, flashback, ransom, prostitute, hiding place, dress, judge ...
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 7.0
 273K
Jack Reacher
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, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, investigation, conspiracy, murder, vigilantism, lawyer, police, police investigation, car chase, vigilante, sniper, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
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A Short Film About Killing
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, enigmatic, talky, realistic ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, prison, fighting the system, death penalty, death, taxi driver, crime, dedicated lawyer, guilt, legal action, pornography ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
Place: california, poland, warsaw poland
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