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, dramatic, clever, intense and interesting films and TV shows about / with law school, mentor, storytelling, lawyer, catastrophe, runaway, dialogue, police investigation, life philosophy and pornography plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as law school: Legally Blonde (2001), With Honors (1994), Conviction (2010), Murder101 (2014), Class (2010), Reversal of Fortune (1990), The Paper Chase (1978), Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011), Big Daddy (1999), Step Sisters (2018).

List of law school movies

 6.3
 185K
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, light, funny, sweet, ridiculous ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, teen comedy, girls' night, date night
Plot: blonde, rivalry, self discovery, sorority, girl power, beauty salon, law school, fish out of water, intern, lawyer, college student, university ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, massachusetts, california, boston
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 6.8
 13K
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, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, college, law school, homeless, graduation, unlikely friendships, college student, self discovery, ambition, youth, human nature, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university, boston, new jersey
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 7.2
 42K
Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, UK, 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: emotional, touching, sincere, based on true events, disturbing ...
Plot: false accusation, legal action, injustice, legal, courtroom drama, fighting the system, lawyer, hopes, convict, prison, investigation, trial ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 80s ...
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: humorous, not serious, idiotic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, blonde, chihuahua, ambition, politics, beauty salon, rivalry, workplace situations, fighting the system, adaptation, pink ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., boston, usa, harvard university, u.s. capitol building ...
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 4.2
 42
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: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, law student, law enforcement, police investigation, woman in danger, teachers and students, college, campus, danger, amateur detective, deadly, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.0
 407
Class (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, law student, romance, fall in love, rich and poor, couples, society, parents and children, law school, lawyers and clients, lawyer, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, law student, crimes, uncover truth, murder, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, legal action, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: rhode island
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The Paper Chase (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: clever, witty, talky, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: college, law school, coming of age, teachers and students, student life, college life, power relations, social relations, campus, social activist, legal, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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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: touching, feel good, romantic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, romance, midlife crisis, dating, divorce, love and romance, lovers, friends, couples, looking for sex, marital problem, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.4
 199K
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, girls' night
Plot: child's point of view, adoption, immaturity, responsibility, parenthood, slacker, parents and children, friends, single father, love and romance, social worker, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 5.4
 4K
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, dancing, college, sorority girl, competition, dance contest, college student, female protagonist, mentor, direction and purpose, female friendship ...
Time: 2010s
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The Music of Silence (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Born with a serious eye condition that eventually leads to his blindness, Bocelli nevertheless rises above the challenges, driven by great ambitions towards his passion. The silent pursuit of his daily mission continues.
Plot: blindness, singing contest, silence, pianist, law school, blind man, singing competition, autobiography, opera, uncle nephew relationship, singer, love
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 1960s
Place: tuscany
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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: headstone, cremation, feminist, champagne, death, gay, friend, amphetamine, hallucination, catholic, actress, humiliation ...
Place: paris france, boston, los angeles
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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, prostitute, law student, murder mystery, female serial killer, police investigation, law school, female vampire, bullying, lawyer, obsession, attack ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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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: law student, bully, library, classroom, studying, murder, student, cafeteria, bus, college, pursuit, mockery ...
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 7.6
 2K
Golden Time (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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.
Style: sincere, light, touching, captivating
Plot: friendship, love, university, youth, love interest, japanese girl, hometown, dream, romance, couples, love triangle, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, paris france
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 5.3
 1K
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: contemplative, realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, college life, politics, opposites attract, love, college, hopes, ambition, youth, young lovers, romance, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 6.5
 50
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: insurance fraud, law school, dean, college dean, insurance, lawyer, cheating, law student
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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, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, death, ghost, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building ...
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 7.2
 19K
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: tense, suspenseful, sincere, psychological, talky ...
Plot: obsession, friends, reunion, blackmail, confession, secret, criminal, jealousy, apology, rape, haunted by the past, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, oakland california
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 6.8
 17K
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, rough, witty ...
Plot: maid, celebrity, high school, exploitation, dysfunctional family, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, family problems, filmmaking, suburbs, strong sexual content, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, israel, colombia
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 5.3
 8K
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: feel good, humorous, controversial, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: racism, satire, interracial relations, switching roles, college life, scholarship, culture clash, comedy of errors, fish out of water, social differences, cons and scams, student life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, harvard university, usa, los angeles, hawaii ...
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 7.6
 186K
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, sadistic, suspenseful, serious, harsh ...
Plot: child abuse, pedophilia, childhood, prison rape, vengeance, rape, courtroom drama, haunted by the past, pedophile, crime, homosexual rape, torture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, new york yankees, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Shattered Glass (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fact-based 2003 drama about the young journalist Stephen Glass, who got a job at The New Republic in 1995 and for three years fabricated at least half of the stories he wrote.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: journalism, ambition, research, suspicion, workaholic, career, workplace, cheating, desire for fame, dishonesty, rise and fall, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: haiti, washington d.c.
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 7.3
 142K
Rounders (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.
Style: serious, clever, psychological, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, neo noir, poker, mafia, judge, cards, addiction, friendship, neo-noir, buddies, destructive relationship, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, texas, las vegas
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Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, hitchhiker, domestic violence, couple relations, love affair, human nature, parents and children, starting over, life is a bitch, couples, destructive relationship, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new york state, haiti, harvard university ...
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The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, crime, murder, political corruption, politics, fighting the system, crimes, supreme court, woman in danger, professor, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, new york, washington d.c.
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The New Centurions (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, rookie, lapd, golden years, kids in trouble, police detective, city life, police corruption, urban, idealism, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, inspirational, sweet, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: feminism, teachers and students, college, dedicated educator, gender, society, fighting the system, college life, lifestyle, life philosophy, friendship, female friendship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, manhattan new york city, yale university ...
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My Favorite Season (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Old woman Berthe leaves her house to live in her daugter Emilie's one. Emilie and her brother Antoine have fallen out three years ago and have not seen each other since, but Emilie invites him for Christmas. Memories will come up, and will be ...
Style: psychological, contemplative, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, memory, brother sister incest, life is a bitch, estrangement, family gatherings, introspection, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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