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The list contains the best, new and most relevant judiciary movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, clever, tense, suspenseful and captivating films and TV shows about / with judiciary, courtroom, legal, lawyer, courtroom drama, court, dedicated lawyer, power relations, trial and murder plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, Switzerland, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as judiciary: Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001), Suits (2011), Philadelphia (1993), First Monday in October (1981), A Cry in the Dark (1988), Class Action (1991), JFK (1991), 10 to Midnight (1983), The Last Innocent Man (1987), Judging Amy (1999).
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Philadelphia
Drama
USA
125 min.
 7.7
First Monday in October
Comedy, Drama
USA
98 min.
 6.4
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Zlo?in v Poln?
Crime, Drama, History
Czech Republic
 7.2
No Rest for the Wicked
Thriller
Spain
114 min.
 6.5

List of judiciary movies

Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, tense
Plot: law and order, murder investigation, crime, judiciary, murder, workplace situations, mind game, deadly, partners, power relations, lawyer, prosecutor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.6
 309K
Suits
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: date night, family outing, boys' night
Plot: lawyer, boss and employee, legal, impostor, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, success, judiciary, mastermind, prodigy, workplace romance, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.7
 200K
Philadelphia
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: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: aids, lawyer, gay, courtroom, courtroom drama, prejudice, court, dedicated lawyer, hospital, homosexuality, rock, lawsuit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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First Monday in October
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, mentor, justice, dialogue, unlikely couple, romance, battle of the sexes, family, legal action, opposites attract, destiny ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
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A Cry in the Dark
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
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: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, murder, investigation, tragedy, prejudice, justice, dedicated lawyer, australian, camp, guilt, legal action ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 6.4
 6K
Class Action
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Liberal activist lawyer Jedediah alienated daughter Maggie years ago when she discovered his many affairs. Now a conservative corporate lawyer, Maggie agrees to go up against her father in court. To gain promotion, she must defend an auto ...
Style: clever, talky, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom drama, father daughter relationship, courtroom, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, court, conspiracy, family drama, mentor, legal investigation, chase, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
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 8.0
 127K
JFK
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: serious, factual, disturbing, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: president, conspiracy, investigation, assassination, obsession, politics, assassin, courtroom, corruption, murder, paranoia, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: new orleans, vietnam, cuba, washington d.c.
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10 to Midnight
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, vigilantism, vengeance, murder, violence, male nudity, brutality, investigation, lawyer, chase, revenge, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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The Last Innocent Man
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A retired criminal lawyer is persuaded to take on one more case and becomes involved with his client's wife.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Plot: murder, legal action, crimes, deadly, crime, dishonesty, legal, unsupportive spouse, introspection, moral dilemma, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
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 7.0
 5K
Judging Amy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: parents and children, hopes, family relations, starting over, courtroom drama, legal, judge, love and romance, couples, single mother, female judge, social worker ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
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 8.3
 60K
The Good Wife
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crumbling marriage, starting over, legal, workplace situations, couple relations, hopes, infidelity, law firm, corruption, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.5
 11K
Recount
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, tense, factual ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, court, fighting the system, political, head of state, corruption, justice, president, manipulation, idealism, world politics ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, texas, new jersey, california, florida ...
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 5.7
 3K
Criminal Law
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A rising young attorney successfully defends a man accused of murder, only to have the same type of murder then happen again. Right away the previously defended man hires the attorney again, and although the attorney is quite certain that he is the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, investigation, police investigation, chase, lawyer, courtroom, blood, dedicated lawyer, vigilantism, vigilante ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, texas, new jersey, usa
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Zlo?in v Poln?
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Story: An exciting drama from a detective history. In 1899 a dead girl - seamstress Anežka Hrůzová - was found between the village of Věžnička and the town of Polná. She was 19 and she had a cutting wound on the throat. There was no sexual violence ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, czech history, flashback, attorney, courtroom, prosecutor, lawyer, small town, husband wife relationship, judge, prison ...
Time: 1910s
Place: czech republic, central europe
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 6.0
 258
Roe vs. Wade
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Holly Hunter plays a lonely, single, poorly educated Texan who finds herself pregnant with no means to support a child. To avoid giving up the child, she seeks an abortion. Denied an abortion in Texas the young woman hires a novice lawyer to plead ...
Plot: courtroom, court, abortion, supreme court, judiciary
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Law & Order: Trial by Jury
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Law & Order: Trial by Jury is an American television drama about criminal trials set in New York City. It was the third spin-off from the long-running Law & Order. The show's almost exclusive focus was on the criminal trial of the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, jury, partners against crime, police station, fighting crime, legal action, legal investigation, workplace situations, law and order, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Paper Chase
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A first-year law student struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of a stern professor.
Style: realistic, talky, clever, serious, captivating ...
Plot: college, chase, coming of age, lawyer, mentor, drinking, self discovery, courage, teachers and students, culture clash, runaway, school ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, harvard university, california
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Shaurya: It Takes Courage to Make Right... Right
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: dedicated lawyer, army investigation, courtroom, bollywood, courtroom drama, false accusation, military life, fighting the system, crimes, law enforcement, murder, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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Separate But Equal
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: A dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation. One of the most pivotal moments in 20th century American history is bracingly dramatized in Separate but Equal. In telling the detailed story of the ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, school, legal action, legal investigation, idealism, interracial relations, racism, civil rights, racial segregation, courtroom drama ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: south carolina, usa, washington d.c.
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Town Without Pity
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four American soldiers stationed near a German village face death in the rape of a local girl and are defended by outside counsel Major Steve Grant.
Style: captivating, talky, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: village, dedicated lawyer, soldier, army investigation, courtroom, small town, moral dilemma, sexual abuse, courtroom drama, rape, legal, military ...
Time: 50s
Place: europe, germany
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Inherit the Wind
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.
Style: serious, talky, thought provoking, realistic, captivating
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, legal, society, small town, idealism, small town life, evolution, religions or cults, rebellion, rivalry ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: tennessee, usa
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King & Country
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During World War I a British soldier, charged with desertion, is defended by an officer who at first despises his actions and then grows to feel sympathy for him.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: soldier, dedicated lawyer, courtroom, military, war, legal, deserter, army investigation, legal investigation, self discovery, social differences, anti war ...
Time: 20th century, year 1917, 1910s
Place: england, belgium
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 7.7
 28K
Law & Order
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, lawyer, fighting crime, courtroom, legal action, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, police, law and order, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 4K
L.A. Law
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: L.A. Law is an American television legal drama series that ran for eight seasons on NBC from September 15, 1986, to May 19, 1994. Created by Steven Bochco and Terry Louise Fisher, it contained many of Bochco's trademark features including a ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: hotshot lawyer, law firm, courtroom drama, office, workplace situations, legal, workplace, dedicated lawyer, lawyer, womanizer, ego clash, legal action ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: clever, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, law and order, fighting crime, police, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, sexual abuse, crime, lawyer, legal action, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, new york
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 7.7
 7K
The Practice
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: clever, serious, realistic, stylized, tense
Plot: dedicated lawyer, law firm, courtroom drama, courtroom, legal, society, power relations, workplace, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, legal action, idealism ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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 7.1
 5K
Matlock
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: serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: crime, hotshot lawyer, elderly, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, legal action, lawyer, courtroom, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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No Rest for the Wicked
Genre: 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, deadly, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, prostitute, murder, terrorism, chases and races, danger, dishonesty, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
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 7.8
 31K
The Verdict
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Frank Galvin is a down-on-his luck lawyer, reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing. Former associate Mickey Morrissey reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice suit that he himself served to Galvin on a silver platter: all parties ...
Style: talky, clever, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, redemption, hospital, courtroom, court, fighting the system, lawyer, justice, betrayal, legal action, mentor, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, usa
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To Kill a Mockingbird
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, disturbing, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: racism, small town, courtroom, lawyer, idealism, court, courtroom drama, childhood, prejudice, morality, poverty, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: alabama, usa
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The Good Wife 2009
8.3
Michael Clayton 2007
7.3
The Sea Inside 2004
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I Am Sam 2001
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supreme court
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