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The list contains the best, new and most relevant trial movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, tense and suspense films and TV shows about / with trial, courtroom, murder, lawyer, judge, crimes, court, legal, mentor and courtroom drama plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as trial: Changeling (2008), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001), Legally Blonde (2001), Molly's Game (2017), The Reader (2008), In the Name of the Father (1993), To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Where Love Has Gone (1964), The Eichmann Show (2015), A Cry in the Dark (1988).
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The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Biography, Crime, Drama
USA
42 min.
 8.5
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 7.4
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
143 min.
 6.3
The Terror
Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.1

List of trial movies

 7.8
 217K
Changeling
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.
Style: tense, disturbing, psychological, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
Plot: fighting the system, investigation, corruption, police, uncover truth, insanity, kidnapping, missing child, storytelling, manipulation, twists & turns, conspiracy ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, seattle washington, canada
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After seven months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at Bill Willoughby, the town's revered chief ...
Style: cynical, thought provoking, ambiguous ending, dark humor, psychological ...
Plot: suffering, anger, loss of daughter, revenge, regret, trial, cynicism, guilty conscience, police brutality, death of daughter, verbal abuse, name calling ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, missouri, idaho
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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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 6.2
 155K
Legally Blonde
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: funny, feel good, sweet, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: lawyer, stereotypes, fish out of water, girl power, law school, blonde, ambition, rivalry, feminism, self discovery, boss and employee, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, massachusetts, california
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 7.5
 81K
Molly's Game
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.
Plot: poker, court, card playing, poker game, gambling, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, sport competition, skiing, club, casino, gambling house ...
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The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, based on true events
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: murder, anthology, crimes, crime investigation, police, criminal, courtroom drama, legal, celebrity, society, flashback, district attorney ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, europe, beverly hills, california, los angeles
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 7.6
 211K
The Reader
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, serious, heartbreaking, dramatic ...
Plot: romance, guilt, german, genocide, nazi, jewish, holocaust, coming of age, justice, prison, trial, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1990s, year 1966 ...
Place: germany, israel, europe, poland, hamburg germany ...
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In the Name of the Father
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, captivating ...
Plot: prison, irish, courtroom, terrorism, torture, lawyer, police corruption, father son relationship, justice, politics, police, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, ireland, europe, london, scotland ...
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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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Where Love Has Gone
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A divorced couple's teen-age daughter stands trial for stabbing her mother's latest lover.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: murder, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, betrayal, protagonist as suspect, trial, crumbling marriage, love affair, parents and children, marriage, teenage daughter, courtroom drama ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
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The Eichmann Show
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The behind-the-scenes true life story of a groundbreaking producer, Milton Fruchtman, and blacklisted TV director Leo Hurwitz who, overcoming enormous obstacles, set out to capture the testimony of one of the war's most notorious Nazis, Adolf ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: tv show, media, trial, shoah, genocide, television crew, nazi, death threat, director, war criminal, television, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, jerusalem
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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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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, dark humor, atmospheric, gloomy, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, cannibalism, violence, obsession, blood, insanity, murder, corruption, murderous pair, music, broadway ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: london, england, europe
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My Cousin Vinny
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, small town, court, courtroom drama, culture clash, murder, justice, mistaken identity, dedicated lawyer, false accusation, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alabama, usa, new york, southern usa, new jersey
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Pride: The Fateful Moment
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Based on the International Military Tribunal for the Far East of 1946–48, depicts Japanese prime minister Hideki Tojo (played by Masahiko Tsugawa) as a family man who fought to defend Japan and Asia from western colonialism but was ultimately ...
Plot: trial, prime minister, pride, military, courtroom, court, world war two
Place: japan, pearl harbor
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 5.6
 15K
The Juror
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: With his gangster boss on trial for murder, a mob thug known as "the Teacher" tells Annie Laird she must talk her fellow jurors into a not-guilty verdict, implying that he'll kill her son Oliver if she fails. She manages to do this, ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, vengeance, mafia, obsession, gangsters, murder, betrayal, surveillance, chase, witnessing a crime, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: guatemala
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Flag in the Mist
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When her only relative, her elder brother is accused of robbing and murdering an old woman loan-shark, pretty, young Kiriko (Chieko Baisho) travels from her home in Kyushu to Tokyo to get Japan's top lawyer to defend her brother. Unfortunately ...
Plot: revenge, murder, trial, evidence, retribution, baseball player, class differences, lawyer, witness, flashback
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Bezmiar Sprawiedliwosci
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Young Lukasz, who was persuaded by his father to study law, listens to the story of experienced lawyer Wilczek about a memorable murder case from his past.
Plot: lawyer, justice, innocence, court, secret lover, graduate, trial, prison sentence, revenge motive, wife husband relationship, falsely accused, husband wife relationship ...
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 6.9
 53
The Trial
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: A mentally-challenged guy was put into trial after allegedly raping his teacher. And as Amanda, Julian, and Ronald try to mount a convincing defense, they discover soon that they're all connected in more ways than just the case.
Plot: rape, court, scandal, trial, mentally challenged, case
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Promised a Miracle
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: True story of a couple charged with manslaughter when their rejection of modern medicine in favor of religion to treat their diabetic child resulted in his death.
Plot: insulin, diabetic, preacher, trial, son, jail, court, faith, death, small town, prison, prayer ...
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National Treasure
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Paul Finchley is a bona fide "national treasure", one half of a popular, long-running comedy double act. The famous comedian's world is thrown into chaos when he is accused of historic sexual abuse.
Style: twist ending
Plot: trial, comedian, rape accusation, sexual assault, actor, unhappy ending, media, rapist, investigation, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, rape ...
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American Crime
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An anthology drama focusing on all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system dealing with crimes committed in America.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, crimes, family relations, interracial relations, tragedy, society, parents and children, murder, racism, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Limehouse Golem
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times – the mythical Golem – must be responsible.
Style: gothic
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police inspector, hanging, death sentence, murder, book, flashback, library, razor blade, courtroom, blood ...
Place: scotland yard
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 6.2
 2K
Victoria
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Victoria Spick, a criminal lawyer who is single, turns up at a wedding and meets three men there: David, the father of her daughters; Vincent, a friend of hers; and Sam, a former drug dealer who she bailed out. The next day, Vincent is accused of ...
Plot: lawyer, trial, wedding, ex husband, daughter, single mother, female lawyer, older woman younger man relationship, psychologist, playing piano, bodyguard, psychotherapy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, france
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Murder in the First
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Murder in the First follows homicide detectives Terry English and Hildy Mulligan as they investigate a multitude of tragedies in San Francisco.
Plot: police, trial, murder trial, murder investigation, crime, caucasian, murder, guilt, african american, lawyer, latex gloves, team
Place: san francisco
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 6.9
 4K
Tom Horn
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for the murder of a boy when he carries out his job too well. Tom Horn finds that the simple skills he knows are of no help in dealing with the ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: justice, brutality, murder, gunfight, violence, against the odds, bounty hunter, vigilantism, false accusation, violent, culture clash, drinking ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century
Place: vienna, california, arizona
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 7.5
 703
Speer und er
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 270 min.
Story: A reassessment of the role Albert Speer played in the Third Reich. Speer, who was ultimately convicted at the Nuremburg trials and served a 20-year prison sentence, was known for designing many of the Third Reich's buildings and for being ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: holocaust, against humanity, war, head of state, friendship, rise and fall, anti semitism, trial, courtroom drama, megalomaniac, architect, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: There is no question that the Arab terrorist portrayed by Robert Davi is guilty of killing five US citizens in Barcelona. Even his lawyers have zero respect for the rabidly sociopathic Davi. But Jewish defence attorney Ron Leibman is obsessed with ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, prison, protagonist as suspect, legal action, terrorism, legal investigation, terrorist, trial, lawyer, professor, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
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 5.7
 354
The Rendering
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ten years after being molested in art school by habitual rapist Theodore Gray, who is serving 25 years but eligible for parole, Sarah Reynolds leads a happy life in a gallery and with her handsome husband, lawyer Michael Reynolds, and helps police ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, rough ...
Plot: mystery, criminal's revenge, protagonist as suspect, stalking, woman in danger, chases and races, prison, trial, blackmail, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
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Covert Action
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Inside the stately Senate Hearing Room, Frank White, professional soldier, Vietnam vet and CIA operative, is fighting the toughest battle of his life: he's on trial for the assassination of Miguel Rivera, a Central American diplomat. Only two ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: espionage, adventure, courtroom, soldier, assassination, battles, politics, crimes, trial, mercenary, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam
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