Law school movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant law school movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, talky, clever, entertaining and dramatic films and TV shows about / with law school, friendship, mentor, storytelling, lawyer, dialogue, catastrophe, runaway, pornography and police investigation plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Japan, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as law school: Legally Blonde (2001), With Honors (1994), Conviction (2010), Reversal of Fortune (1990), The Paper Chase (1978), Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011), Big Daddy (1999), Step Sisters (2018), Godfather (1991), Strange Justice (1999).

List of law school movies

 6.3
 162K
Legally Blonde (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: beauty salon, rivalry, self discovery, intern, girl power, blonde, university, fish out of water, law school, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, college student, trial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, massachusetts, los angeles, california
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 6.7
 12K
With Honors (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Convinced he'll graduate with honors because of his thesis paper, a stuffy Harvard student finds his paper being held hostage by a homeless man, who might be the guy to school the young man in life.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, college, law school, graduation, college student, self discovery, ambition, human nature, youth, father son relationship, unlikely friendships, happy ending ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: massachusetts, usa, campus, harvard university, new jersey
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 7.2
 39K
Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: touching, sincere, based on true events, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: false accusation, legal action, injustice, convict, fighting the system, lawyer, hopes, prison, legal, life is a bitch, investigation, trial ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Elle Woods, the eternally perky, fashionably adventurous, famously blonde Harvard Law grad gets fired by her law firm because of her opposition to animal testing, she takes her fight to Washington. As an aide for Congresswoman Victoria Rudd, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, idiotic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, blonde, ambition, politics, beauty salon, rivalry, fighting the system, workplace situations, law school, adaptation, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, boston, u.s. capitol building, harvard university
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Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, coma, lawyer, legal investigation, law student, uncover truth, murder, protagonist as suspect, crimes, dedicated lawyer, legal action, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: rhode island
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The Paper Chase (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Critically lauded drama about the life and pressures of a group of students at a prestigious Eastern law school, with a strict and domineering contract-law professor named Charles Kingsfield, who alternately inspires and terrifies the students.
Style: serious, witty, clever, intellectual, realistic ...
Plot: college, law school, social activist, power relations, social relations, legal, teachers and students, student life, college life, youth, ambition, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: boston, campus, massachusetts, usa
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Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, emotional, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, midlife crisis, friends, divorce, couples, mentor, looking for sex, lovers, marital problem, romance, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.4
 183K
Big Daddy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.
Style: humorous, funny, sentimental, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: adoption, responsibility, parenthood, immaturity, slacker, bed wetting, child's point of view, parents and children, friends, love and romance, orphan, single father ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, mcdonald's restaurant, new jersey
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 5.4
 3K
Step Sisters (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jamilah has her whole life figured out. She's the president of her black sorority, captain of their champion step dance crew, is student liaison to the college dean, and her next move is on to Harvard Law School. She's got it all, right? ...
Style: entertaining, light, inspirational, motivational
Plot: sorority, dance, college, dance contest, mentor, direction and purpose, female friendship, rivalry, law school, female protagonist, competition, overalls ...
Time: 2010s
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 8.6
 2K
Godfather (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story of Anjooran, and his four sons Balaraman, Swaminathan, Premachandran and Ramabhadran are in severe enmity with the Anappara family.
Plot: bachelor, hate, family, romance, forbidden love, patriarch, law student, broken engagement, ladder, law school, uncle niece relationship, elephant ...
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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: video store, director, scandal, media, fear, eyeglasses, interview, anger, prayer, student, belief, victory ...
Time: year 1991, year 1982
Place: campus, washington d.c., missouri
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Never Met Picasso (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This gay-oriented drama centers on the life and exploits of Andrew, an aspiring painter. Still living at home with his mother Genna, an avant garde actress, constantly rejected by art schools, and without a lover, Andrew decides to enter a contest ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: s&m, cremation, marijuana, portrait, amphetamine, tango, champagne, death, female female kiss, african american, artist, bicycle ...
Place: paris france
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Desire: The Vampire (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Coroner's assistant (who is also a law student) gets involved in a strange case involving his girlfriend's place of employment (a hospital) and Vampires after Milton King is drained of his blood. Strange things happen as a defrocked ...
Plot: vampire, student, painting, nurse, prank, white wine, murder, lipstick, gurney, foot chase, blood, coffin ...
Time: 80s
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Spin the Bottle (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When five childhood friends reunite for a weekend in the country, old jealousies resurface, sexual debauchery ensues, and it quickly becomes clear that time may not heal all wounds...
Plot: reunion, secret, friends, father son relationship, drink, beer, eating, wedding, teasing, marriage, dog, father daughter relationship ...
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Student No. 1 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Aditya (NTR) joins a law college in Vizag as a student. The law college is notorious for its unruly students headed by Satya (Rajeev Kanakala). Aditya is shown as a young mysterious man and throughout the first half there are several flashbacks to ...
Plot: murder, convict, bully, bare midriff, cafeteria, studying, law student, student, father son relationship, classroom, law school, knife ...
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 7.6
 1K
Golden Time (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Banri Tada is a freshman at a Tokyo law school. After an accident, he suffers severe memory loss. Despite the incident, he befriends fellow freshman, Mitsuo Yanagisawa, which leads him to the beautiful, yet obsessive, Kouko Kaga.
Plot: video camera, swimming, accident, hospital, festival, dance, head injury, night cityscape, law student, rock star, spirit, past ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Southside with You (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chronicles a single day in the summer of 1989 when the future president of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.
Style: romantic
Plot: ice cream, intern, meeting, poor, american history, young love, first kiss, civil rights movement, exhibition, law student, senator, reverend ...
Time: year 1961, year 1989
Place: washington d.c., united states, chicago illinois, illinois, america ...
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 5.3
 935
Listen to Me (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It was the best time of their lives. A kid from Oklahoma. An immigrant's daughter. A senator's son, a society girl, and a college professor with a dream. They had one thing in common...the will to win. A group of college debaters learn ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: college life, politics, friendship, opposites attract, contests and competitions, fall in love, romance, hopes, couple relations, social differences, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.4
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Slip & Fall (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: What happens when a law student breaks the law to pay for law school? Graduation is only a "slip" away...
Plot: dean, insurance fraud, law school, law student, lawyer, insurance, college dean
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The Paper Chase (1973)
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, uplifting, tense ...
Plot: college, paper airplane, law student, chase, coming of age, student life, twentysomething life, love and romance, fall in love, college life, power relations, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: harvard university, usa, california
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The Deputy and the Congressman (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Madrid, Roberto Orbea is a member of the Spanish communist party. He is married to Carmen, and he has been elected as Deputy in the first democratic elections in Spain. But his enemies, the fascist, know his double life. Roberto likes boys, and they ...
Style: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, serious, sincere
Plot: politics, murder, vandalism, militant, love triangle, hospital, gay, male prostitute, hustler, hidden camera, blackmail, politician ...
Time: 70s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
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Bridge and Tunnel (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Unspooled through a series of vignettes, this slice-of-life tale follows a group of young college graduates who are forced -- because of a bleak economic environment -- to shack up with their parents and settle for low-paying jobs.
Style: talky, semi serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: friendship, couple relations, twentysomething life, suburbs, couples, friends, bridge, fight, love, funeral, tunnel, pirate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
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 4.5
 34
Murder101 (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With a passion for solving crime, fueled by the unsolved murder of her father’s death at the hands of a mass murderer days before she was born, law student Fiona Reid sets about the task of catching a mass murderer.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, law student, student life, teachers and students, woman in danger, danger, power relations, college life, amateur detective, college, deadly, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus
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Something Borrowed (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, friends, birthday, love and romance, cheating, wedding, lawyer, best friend, love triangle, relationships, love story, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ireland
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Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Style: emotional, gloomy, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, death, ghost, priest, politician, romance, supernatural, supernatural romance, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, usa, manhattan new york city, vietnam, canada ...
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 6.3
 4K
True Colors (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two law school friends find themselves at odds when one becomes a Justice Department lawyer and the other goes into politics.
Style: clever, serious, sincere, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, college, friendship, betrayal, vengeance, buddies, yuppie, manipulations, rivalry, society, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey, california
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 7.3
 18K
Tape (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A three-character ensemble piece set within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan. After 10 years apart, three disparate people come together to play out the unresolved drama of their final days in high school. Intrigued, we ...
Style: talky, tense, clever, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: obsession, friends, high school, reunion, confession, shyness, criminal, violence, sex, motel, love, rudeness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, oakland california
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 6.9
 16K
Storytelling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.
Style: dark humor, bleak, cynical, sexual, clever ...
Plot: coma, maid, exploitation, celebrity, high school, dysfunctional family, sex, society, high school life, social differences, lifestyle, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, israel, colombia
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 5.2
 7K
Soul Man (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soul Man is a comedy film made in 1986 about a man who undergoes racial transformation with pills to qualify for an African-American-only scholarship at Harvard Law School. It stars C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teen comedy, teens
Plot: racism, college life, scholarship, culture clash, disorder, dishonesty, misfit, society, social differences, social relations, youth, university ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: harvard university, campus, massachusetts, usa, los angeles ...
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 7.6
 174K
Sleepers (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.
Style: disturbing, bleak, sadistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: child abuse, courtroom drama, childhood, vengeance, crime, torture, lawyer, haunted by the past, friendship, court, rape, prison rape ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city
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