Crooked lawyer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant crooked lawyer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, clever, interesting, tense and serious films and TV shows about / with crooked lawyer, lawyer, murder, gangsters, corruption, suspense, violence, storytelling, vengeance and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as crooked lawyer: The Devil's Advocate (1997), The Ice Harvest (2005), The Fortune Cookie (1966), Framed By My Fiancé (2017), Michael Clayton (2007), Man on Fire (2004), Carlito's Way (1993), The Borrowers (1997), Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), The Hard Word (2002).

List of crooked lawyer movies

The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending, clever ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: lawyer, devil, supernatural, deal with the devil, law firm, demon, greed, courtroom, satan, ambition, hotshot lawyer, temptation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, southern usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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The Ice Harvest (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, intense, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: christmas, stripper, strip club, gangsters, betrayal, murder, robbery, organized crime, twists and turns, femme fatale, greed, winter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, kansas
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The Fortune Cookie (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A cameraman is knocked over during a football game. His brother in law as the king of the ambulance chasing lawyers starts a suit while he's still knocked out. The cameraman is against it until he hears that his ex-wife will be coming to see ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: american football, lawyer, insurance fraud, surveillance, lawsuit, friendship, hospital, insurance, cons and scams, odd couple, workplace, crooked lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new jersey, cleveland ohio, usa
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Framed By My Fiancé (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Daniel, a brilliant lawyer who is about to become one of the state's youngest judges, is driving with his fiancé Jenny when they hit another car. She wakes up to learn the other driver is dead and she's being charged with manslaughter. ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: deception, accident, frame up, false accusation, framed for murder, false accusation of murder, relationship vs career, bad guy, female protagonist, relationship problems, judge, suspense ...
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 7.2
 169K
Michael Clayton (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, intellectual ...
Plot: lawyer, business, legal, suspense, conspiracy, guilt, murder, mental illness, law firm, court, divorce, psychology ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, california, wisconsin, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.7
 369K
Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save ...
Style: tense, brutal, exciting, emotional, harsh ...
Audience: manly, chick flick, boys' night, adult
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, vengeance, cia, vigilantism, vigilante, mercenary, lone hero, justice, friendship, suspense, deception ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: mexico, mexico city, latin america
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 7.9
 222K
Carlito's Way (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of NYC.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, nightclub, suspense, tragic hero, drug dealing, drugs, gang, gunfight, prison, violence ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, harlem, manhattan new york city
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 5.9
 23K
The Borrowers (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, not serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: little people, mischievous children, friendship, child's point of view, childhood, greed, good versus evil, disorder, youth, rescue, nude, magical creature ...
Place: england, london
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Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Charles McCarter and his wife Helen are about to celebrate their 18th-wedding anniversary when Helen comes home to find her clothes packed up in a U-Haul van parked in the driveway. Charles is divorcing Her. Helen moves in with her grandmother ...
Style: emotional, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: women, african american, life turned upside down, hopes, family problems, starting over, breakup, happy ending, cheating, gangsters, revenge, divorce ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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The Hard Word (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and greed rear-up between the good crims and the bad ...
Style: stylized, tense, cynical, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison, chase, vengeance, suspense, lawyer, greed, twists and turns, criminal heroes, dishonesty, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia, sydney australia, new jersey
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The Big Racket (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nico Palmieri is a police inspector who battles against hoodlums terrorising a sleepy Italian village, extorting cash from the locals.
Style: cult film
Plot: police, police officer, revenge, organized crime, suicide, fight, gunfight, violent, rape, crooked lawyer, racketeer, police raid ...
Place: italy
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Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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: witty, psychological, tense, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: lawyer, workplace situations, hotshot lawyer, family relations, legal, dark humor, dishonesty, moral dilemma, criminal lawyer, private investigator, cons and scams, criminal ...
Time: 2000s, year 2002, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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Justice, My Foot! (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sung (Chow) is by far the best lawyer in Guangdong and the outlying areas of Southeast China. His skills have earned his family an excellent living, albeit his habit of winning all his cases by whatever means necessary. Because of his shyster ways, ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, justice, corruption, false accusation, lawyer, qing dynasty, husband and wife, corrupt official, crooked lawyer, dead child, reform, pregnant wife ...
Place: china
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 7.5
 88K
Midnight Run (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.
Style: road movie, funny, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: road trip, chase, on the road, train, gangsters, car chase, organized crime, hitman, race against time, police surveillance, buddy, bail bondsman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, las vegas, los angeles ...
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Wave of Crimes (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Leyre lives a quiet and comfortable life which ends abruptly when an act of rage of her teenage son leads her to protect him by any means necessary.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: teenager, murder, business, family relations, money, corruption, mother, cover up, lawyer, police, love, teenage murderer ...
Place: basque country, spain
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Louise's Garden (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young girl meets a gangster at a psychiatric hospital.
Style: captivating, humorous, exciting, contemplative
Plot: mental illness, fall in love, mental institution, escape, gangsters, gang war, naivete, kidnapping, psychologist, mental patient, innocence, suspense ...
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 5.1
 2K
K-11 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Raymond Saxx Jr., a powerful record producer, wakes from a drug-induced blackout to find himself locked up and classified "K-11." Plunged into a nightmarish world ruled by a transsexual diva named Mousey, Raymond is truly a fish out of ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: prison life, prison, confined, fish out of water, hopes, gender, violence, transsexual, gays and lesbians, gay, fight, cocaine ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.1
 46K
Big Stan (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rob Schneider writes and stars in this comedy about a nerdy con man whose swindling ways land him a stiff prison sentence. Terrified at the prospect of being raped in prison he enlists the aid of a mysterious kung-fu expert to teach him how to fight.
Style: funny, entertaining, parody, humorous, absurd ...
Plot: martial arts, prison, prison life, gang, corruption, mentor, justice, revolution, fight scenes, confined, dishonesty, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 4.3
 307
Shotgun (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Ian 'Shotgun' Jones hunts a sadistic misogynistic maniac.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, bondage, revenge, prostitute, police operation, illegal prostitution, police corruption, murder, riddles and clues, dishonesty, vengeance, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
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 6.2
 30K
Destroyer (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Erin Bell is an LAPD detective who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members ...
Style: neo noir, melancholic, rough, suspenseful, inspirational ...
Plot: revenge, policewoman, undercover cop, female protagonist, suspense, bank robbery, haunted by the past, sociopath, gang, women, murder, strong female lead ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, year 2002
Place: los angeles
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 7.0
 308K
Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: stylized, factual, exciting, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gunfight, organized crime, bank robbery, group of criminals, escape, criminal heroes, heist, gang, mafia, fbi, manhunt ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 90s, year 1933, 70s
Place: usa, tucson arizona, indiana, chicago illinois, illinois ...
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Appointment with Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Emily Boynton, stepmother to the three Boynton children -- Lennox, Raymond and Carol -- and mother to Ginevra, blackmails the family lawyer, Jefferson Cope, into destroying a second will of her late husband that would have freed the children from ...
Style: talky, sexy, enigmatic, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: private detective, murder mystery, whodunit, investigation, murder, conspiracy, twists and turns, lawyer, dysfunctional family, blackmail, ship, interwar period ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1937, 20th century
Place: holy land, new jersey, london, jerusalem, asia ...
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 5.5
 2K
Ida Red (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ida Red may not survive her 20-year prison sentence for armed robbery. She turns to her son, Wyatt, for one last job and a chance to regain her freedom.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: female prisoner, criminal, crime family, terminal illness, prison, criminal gang, money, robbery, crime boss, theft, jail, bandit ...
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Death on the Nile (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
Style: clever, captivating, atmospheric, talky, sexy ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, twists and turns, private detective, multiple suspects, cruise, investigation, secrets, mentor, suspense, ship ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: egypt, africa, north africa, cairo egypt, england ...
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 7.8
 100K
A Prophet (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of ...
Style: harsh, tense, bleak, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: prison, mafia, gangsters, prison life, confined, cruelty, organized crime, prison escape, gang, coming of age, drugs, convict ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille, california
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 4.5
 421
Justice (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A lawyer and her partner run from the Colombian Mafia and the corrupt U.S. marshals and attorneys assigned to protect them.
Plot: gangsters, lawyer, u.s. marshal, drug cartel, mafia, ambush, prison life, life sentence, breakup, conspiracy, bullying, gunfight ...
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 6.8
 7K
The Hot Rock (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: bank robbery, heist, organized crime, crime gone awry, police corruption, suspense, revenge, museum, jewel thief, dishonesty, criminal heroes, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Damini - Lightning (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The theme revolves around the character Damini who represents truth and innocence. After her marriage in renowned wealthy family, Damini happens to see a cruel act done by her brother-in-law. She wants the victim to get justice, but the family ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: courtroom drama, sexual abuse, lawyer, rape, women, female empowerment, cult, mental institution, fight for justice, mentally unstable, redemption, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
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 6.2
 3K
The Family (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A hitman is double-crossed by his girlfriend and barely escapes a murder attempt. He then sets out to take his revenge on the woman and the gang boss who put her up to it.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, car chase, revenge, vengeance, murder, gangsters, police, killer, femme fatale, heroes, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
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 6.4
 727
Ice Blues (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This new installment in the popular and critically-acclaimed Donald Strachey Mystery series finds America’s favorite gay private investigator, Donald Strachey (Chad Allen), taking on the most complicated case of his career. After his long-time ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, queer cinema
Plot: gay, lgbt, private investigator, law firm, uncover truth, law enforcement, private detective, partners, investigation, senator, dishonesty, gender ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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