Judiciary movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant judiciary movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, serious, suspense, tense and clever films and TV shows about / with judiciary, lawyer, legal, court, courtroom, judge, corruption, justice, courtroom drama and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as judiciary: Suits (2011), Philadelphia (1993), Dark Waters (2019), The Good Wife (2009), First Monday in October (1981), Judging Amy (1999), PMTA (2018), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001), First Monday (2002), 12 Angry Men (1997).

List of judiciary movies

 8.5
 410K
Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, stylized, witty, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, law firm, legal, hotshot lawyer, photographic memory, boss, ambition, success, mastermind, workplace situations, prodigy, corporate world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.7
 243K
Philadelphia (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: No one would take his case until one man was willing to take on the system. Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage overcomes the prejudice and ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sad, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aids, lawyer, courtroom drama, gay, lgbt, hiv, lawsuit, court, judiciary, prejudice, courtroom, legal action ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
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 7.6
 89K
Dark Waters (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against the DuPont chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, factual, political ...
Plot: contamination, lawyer, lawsuit, environmental, fighting the system, legal investigation, corporate crime, corruption, price of justice, investigation, courtroom drama, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 2010s, year 1998, year 1999 ...
Place: cincinnati ohio, usa, ohio, west virginia
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 8.4
 76K
The Good Wife (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Good Wife is a legal drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, clever ...
Plot: legal, workplace situations, dedicated lawyer, law firm, lawyers and clients, court, lawyer, self discovery, politics, working mom, legal investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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First Monday in October (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, supreme court, judiciary, battle of the sexes, justice, legal, politics, romance, unlikely couple, fighting the system, rivalry, workplace romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, usa
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 7.0
 6K
Judging Amy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Judging Amy is an American television drama that was telecast from September 19, 1999, through May 3, 2005, on CBS-TV. This TV series starred Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly. Its main character is a judge who serves in a family court, and in addition to ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: legal, judiciary, judge, family relations, parents and children, starting over, single mother, couples, living with parents, love and romance, courtroom drama, female judge ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
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 8.7
 93
PMTA (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Marcel Ben David is a former police officer that joins PMTA (initials in Hebrew for: Tel Aviv District Attorney), and herself in the middle of an entangled corruption story. A suspenseful legal drama with Chen Amsalem, Shlomo Bar-Aba and Oshri Cohen.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever
Plot: judiciary, corruption, attorney general, police interrogation, investigation, lawyer, legal, judge, district attorney, court, police investigation, attorney
Place: israel, tel aviv
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Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The third installment of the “Law & Order” franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve its crimes.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever
Audience: kids
Plot: law and order, lawyer, murder investigation, prosecutor, power relations, murder, workplace situations, partners, mind game, crimes, judiciary, judge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Whistleblowers: The Untold Stories (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Family, History, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Showcasing the heroic deeds in and from every aspect of government and society, in a common quest to make the world a better place, free of corruption, discrimination and civil rights violations from around the globe!
Style: talky, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: whistleblower, corruption, retribution, civil rights, false accusation, judiciary, government, security, malice, reprisal, prosecution, bravery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Shaurya: It Takes Courage to Make Right... Right (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Shaurya, revolves around the lives of two close friends, both lawyers in the Indian army.Maj. Siddhant Chaudhary and Maj. Akash Kapoor.Siddhant is defending and Aakash is prosecuting a soldier,convicted for killing his commanding officer.An ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, inspirational
Plot: murder, courtroom, false accusation, courtroom drama, disobey, friendship, military life, dishonesty, legal, military, law enforcement, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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 7.5
 200
First Monday (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A newcomer to the Supreme Court finds himself a pivotal force on an often deadlocked bench, frequently at odds over hot-button cases in this earnest but brief legal drama.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, gloomy
Plot: legal, supreme court, lawsuit, power relations, workplace, legal action, workplace situations, courtroom, politics, life is a bitch, judiciary, liberal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.8
 15K
12 Angry Men (1997)
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: psychological, atmospheric, captivating, talky, clever ...
Plot: courtroom drama, jury, argument, murder, legal action, court, uncover truth, lawyer, courtroom, injustice, hopes, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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No Rest for the Wicked (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Madrid, the beginning of the century. One day, the police inspector Santos Trinidad coming home very drunk, is involved in a triple murder. But there is a witness who managed to escape and that could incriminate him. Santos undertakes an ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: police officer, police investigation, murder, investigation, dishonesty, murder witness, crimes, law enforcement, terrorism, violence, drugs, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
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 7.2
 231K
Chicago (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Style: sexy, witty, stylized, light, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: prison, femme fatale, jazz, legal, desire for fame, musician, dancing, lawyer, broadway, rising to stardom, music, music business ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 7.8
 973
Il cacciatore (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
TV show
Story: The story of Saverio Barone, a young prosecutor who in the early nineties became the protagonist of the “caccia alla Mafia” (Mafia-hunt) immediately following the Capaci and Via D'Amelio bombings. Inspired by the true story of the ...
Style: confusing, talky, realistic, captivating, intense
Plot: italian mafia, mafia, cosa nostra, servant, gangsters, justice, prosecutor, fighting crime, judiciary, human spirit, hotshot lawyer, corruption ...
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 6.4
 433
Ace Attorney (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A rookie lawyer Ryuuichi Naruhodou stands up to save his defendants by proving their innocence from unusual cases! Is the defendant guilty or innocent...? Believing his client's innocence Naruhodou stands in court and battles his rival judges. ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, semi serious, suspense, exciting
Plot: lawyer, legal action, justice, judiciary, police investigation, manipulation, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, law enforcement, love and romance, customer ...
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A Violent Prosecutor (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a prosecution lawyer is framed and convicted for murder, he tries to catch the real murderer from jail with the help of a con artist.
Style: realistic, confusing, intense, captivating, talky
Plot: prosecutor, false accusation, investigation, criminal heroes, unlikely friendships, judiciary, corruption, justice, political intrigue, political corruption, human spirit, frame up ...
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For The People (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Brand new lawyers work for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country – all as their personal lives intersect.
Style: talky, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, rivalry, judge, court, criminal justice, workplace situations, lesbian, dispute, law and order, workplace, law school ...
Place: new york
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 7.8
 2K
The Collapse (2019)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France
TV show
Story: What if the terrible general "collapse" of our civilization, the collapse everyone is talking about right now, really happened soon? Several destinies of individuals and families, at different times of the collapse, trying to survive as ...
Style: apocalyptic, tense, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: apocalypse, human existence, post apocalypse, society, humanity, social problems, fate of humanity, lifestyle, human relationship, social issues, judiciary, social relations ...
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Judge John Deed (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Judge John Deed is a British legal drama television series produced by the BBC in association with One-Eyed Dog for BBC One. It was created by G.F. Newman and stars Martin Shaw as Sir John Deed, a High Court judge who tries to seek real justice in ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, clever
Plot: legal, judge, lawyer, courtroom drama, workplace, workplace intrigue, courtroom, uninhibited rivalry, corruption, ambition, judiciary, court hearing ...
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 6.3
 133K
I Care a Lot (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A court-appointed legal guardian defrauds her older clients and traps them under her care. But her latest mark comes with some unexpected baggage.
Style: suspense, semi serious, tense, captivating, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: con artists, lesbian, con woman, female protagonist, lesbian relationship, crimes, guardian, lgbt, drugged, diamonds, abduction, disguise ...
Time: contemporary
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are ...
Style: captivating, tense, clever, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: law and order, sexual abuse, police detective, sex crime, police officer, partners against crime, crimes, lawyer, police, law enforcement, fighting crime, female detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, new york
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 6.8
 136K
The Firm (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, law firm, fbi, mafia, legal, conspiracy, corruption, surveillance, murder, courtroom, moral dilemma, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, memphis, usa, boston, louisiana ...
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 7.3
 6K
Nuremberg (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Justice Robert H. Jackson leads Allied prosecutors in trying 21 Germans for Nazi war crimes after World War II.
Style: captivating, disturbing, serious, sincere, political ...
Plot: holocaust, courtroom, psychologist, courtroom drama, execution, legal, war crime, nazi, nazism, judge, anti semitism, rebellion ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, germany, france
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 7.5
 162K
A Time to Kill (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, lawyer, courtroom drama, court, murder, small town, justice, courtroom, rape, legal, injustice, legal action ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
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Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, sad, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, divorce, single father, custody battle, marriage, family, father son relationship, family relations, court, abandonment, legal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city
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A Cry in the Dark (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain: During a camping trip to Ayers Rock in outback Australia, she claims she witnessed a dingo taking her baby daughter, Azaria, from the family tent. Azaria's body is never found. After investigations ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspense, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, court, prejudice, legal, investigation, injustice, false accusation, murder, lawyer, religious persecution, jail ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 8.5
 8K
Stranger (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hwang Shi-Mok had brain surgery when he was a child, which caused him to lack emotion. Now, Hwang Shi-Mok works as a prosecutor. He is rational, but cold and lonely. He is also one of the only prosecutors not involved in corruption. One day, a dead ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: prosecutor, female detective, corruption, crimes, murder mystery, murder investigation, police, investigation, serial killer, crime investigation, buddy cop, police corruption ...
Place: korea, seoul, south korea
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The Marcorelle Affair (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: François Marcorelle, an investigation magistrate in Chambéry, finds himself in the room of a young Polish girl that he met in a restaurant
Style: political
Plot: guilt, ex prostitute, politics, judiciary, brothel, guilty conscience, extramarital affair, judge, waitress, attorney, lawyer, funeral ...
Time: 90s
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10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, sexy, neo noir, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, revenge, vigilantism, vigilante, sex maniac, teenager, killer, male nudity, crimes, villain, chase ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
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