Cross examination movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cross examination movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, thought provoking and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with cross examination, courtroom, lawyer, court, courtroom drama, legal, judge, murder, chase and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Poland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cross examination: Vice (2000), True Believer (1989), Legally Blonde (2001), Pretty Persuasion (2005), Jack Strong (2014), The Traitor (2019), A Few Good Men (1992), The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988), How to Murder Your Wife (1965), Strange Justice (1999).

List of cross examination movies

 7.6
 51
Vice (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Details the trial of a young Texas "erotic dancer" on charges of lurid behavior and indecent exposure and the various witnesses who testify both for and against her.
Plot: cross examination, police, prosecutor, police officer, secret police, bad cop, courtroom
Place: houston texas
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True Believer (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Eddie Dodd is a burnt out former civil rights lawyer who now specializes in defending drug dealers. Roger Baron, newly graduated from law school, has followed Eddie's great cases and now wants to learn at his feet. With Roger's idealistic ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, suspenseful, clever, harsh ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, conspiracy, investigation, prison, idealism, racial discrimination, neo nazi, framed for murder, mentor protege relationship, district attorney ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 6.4
 220K
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, ridiculous, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: lawyer, sorority, girl power, college, law school, fashion, law student, blonde, court, university, rivalry, believe in yourself ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, massachusetts, boston
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Pretty Persuasion (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Style: biting, cynical, stylized, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenager, lesbian, adolescence, lesbian sex, coming of age, sexual harassment, false accusation, dysfunctional family, school, cheerleading, stereotypes, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
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 7.0
 5K
Jack Strong (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A spy thriller telling a historically based story of a man who alone dares to challenge Soviets being in the middle of the communistic system himself. Planning the maneuvers of Warsaw Pact forces he discovers that the American plans of nuclear ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: spy, martial law, government agency, politics, undercover, state affairs, political unrest, dishonesty, cold war, chase, crimes, communism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 90s, 60s
Place: poland, europe, ussr, warsaw poland
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 7.1
 12K
The Traitor (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, intense, suspense, factual
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, gangsters, organized crime, informant, judge, assassination, assassination attempt, death threat, murder, court, italian history ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 2000s, year 1980 ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, palermo italy, europe ...
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 7.7
 266K
A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: suspense, tense, realistic, tricky, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, u.s. navy, military, justice, court, marines, army investigation, court martial, hotshot lawyer, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., cuba, usa
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The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A full-length adaptation, originally staged as a play, of the court-martial segment from the novel "The Caine Mutiny".
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, clever, talky ...
Plot: world war two, courtroom drama, court martial, army investigation, lawyer, injustice, power relations, dedicated lawyer, politics, legal, rebellion, legal investigation ...
Time: 1940s
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How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before - he had ...
Style: surprise ending, clever, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: farce, butler, misogynist, misogyny, breaking the fourth wall, lust, language barrier, uxoricide, murder trial, husband wife reunion, sexist, bachelor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york
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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: journalist, boss, malice, taxi, abusive husband, college, grandmother, federal bureau of investigation, director, hearing, choice, african american ...
Time: year 1982, year 1991
Place: missouri, washington d.c.
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 7.3
 25K
Marshall (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, political, inspirational ...
Plot: racism, lawyer, court, courtroom, injustice, racial segregation, african american protagonist, racial discrimination, justice, racial issues, doubt, jury ...
Time: 1940s, year 1954, year 1967
Place: connecticut, new york, manhattan new york city, mississippi, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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 7.7
 925
Kavanagh QC (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Kavanagh QC is a British television series made by Central Television for ITV between 1995 and 2001. It is often repeated on ITV3, and series 1–6 are available on Region 2 DVDs. The series starred John Thaw as barrister James Kavanagh QC who ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: lawyer, legal, courtroom, nypd, judge, family relations, legal battle, vigilantism, rivalry, prostitute, legal action, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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 5.8
 626
Jump! (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 118 min.
Story: JUMP is a psychological drama revealing for the first time the extraordinary circumstances behind the unjust murder trial of the young Jew, Philippe Halsman, who would later become the most sought after celebrity portrait photographer of his ...
Style: serious, disturbing, thought provoking, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, crimes, racism, murder, injustice, state affairs, dishonesty, false accusation, discrimination, power relations, righting the wronged, confined ...
Time: 1920s
Place: austria, alps
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 5.4
 321
Death Sentence (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A juror on a murder case begins to believe that the man on trial is innocent of the crime - and then discovers that the real killer is her own husband.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: jury, lawyer, court, courtroom, murder, innocent man, murder trial, couples, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, legal, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 70s
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The Naked Edge (1961)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Michael Anderson's 1961 suspense thriller stars Deborah Kerr as a London wife who suspects her wealthy husband (Gary Cooper) might be a murderer. The cast also includes Eric Portman, Diane Cilento, Hermione Gingold and Michael Wilding. This was ...
Style: noir
Plot: suspicion, blackmail, mystery, courtroom, playwright, stalker, extortion, bookstore, blackmailer, anonymous letter, alcoholic, defense attorney ...
Place: london
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American Crime Story (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals.
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, political, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: legal action, crimes, courtroom drama, crime investigation, murder, legal investigation, police, racism, society, maniac, gay, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, europe, los angeles, california, beverly hills
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Town Without Pity (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, USA
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: serious, realistic, captivating, talky, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, lawyer, village, rape, death sentence, soldier, military life, culture clash, small town, american soldier, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 50s
Place: germany, europe
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Inherit the Wind (1988)
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, realistic, thought provoking, talky, captivating ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, evolution, bigotry, religions or cults, social relations, society, dedicated lawyer, rebellion, legal, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa
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The Conspirator (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Style: factual, political, emotional, suspense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, civil war, lawyer, court, historical character, president, assassination, politics, death sentence, american civil war, courtroom, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: usa, england, washington d.c., california
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 7.6
 340K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: revenge, bounty hunter, vengeance, cowboy, adventure, old west, justice, determination, gunfight, texas ranger, teenage girl, death of father ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california, usa
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 6.6
 11K
Suspect (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But when public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to his case, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, murder mystery, courtroom, justice, murder, legal investigation, twists and turns, mystery, false accusation, manipulation, police corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
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 6.7
 330K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: romantic, feel good, light, funny, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love, love story, happy ending, love and romance, initially antagonists, relationships, opposites attract, unlikely couple, wedding, pretend relationship, workplace romance, proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, new york, canada, usa, boston
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 5.5
 2K
Lipstick (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An aspiring avant-garde composer rapes a fashion model. When she takes him to court, she's slut-shamed by the defense and the man is exonerated. But justice will be served.
Style: sexy, disturbing, slasher, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, rape victim, sexual abuse, teenage rape, vigilantism, rape of a minor, female nudity, fashion model, revenge, strong female lead, gay ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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Gideon's Trumpet (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: True story of Clarence Gideon's fight to be appointed counsel at the expense of the state. This landmark case led to the Supreme Court's decision which extended this right to all criminal defendants.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom, prison, courtroom drama, lawyer, social change, bureaucracy, false accusation, legal, oldtimer, prison life, power relations, injustice ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: florida, 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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 7.4
 192K
The Judge (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, small town, court, murder trial, jury, judge, homecoming, legal, hotshot lawyer, parent child relationship, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, massachusetts, usa, chicago illinois, new york
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Sex and Lies in Sin City (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Star-studded thriller about the sordid murder of reckless Las Vegas casino mogul Ted Binion. This gritty film delves into the twisted world of Binion's beauty-queen-turned-stripper girlfriend, Sandy, and her secret lover. When Binion turns up ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: stripper, drug abuse, casino, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty, gambling, riddles and clues, murder, addiction, crimes, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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 6.7
 22K
Denial (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.
Style: factual, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, intellectual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: holocaust, courtroom, historian, holocaust survivor, courtroom drama, anti semitism, jewish, lawyer, new yorker, court, justice, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, year 2000, year 1998, year 1994, year 1999 ...
Place: london, australia, israel, england, atlanta georgia
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God's Not Dead 2 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her reasoned response lands her in deep trouble and could expel God from the public square once and for all.
Style: christian film, scenic, disturbing, propaganda film
Plot: christian, christianity, religious fanatic, manipulation, christian propaganda, faith, religion, alternate universe, religious persecution, bible, religious, evangelist ...
Place: phoenix arizona
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 6.9
 9K
The Duke (2020)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1961, a 60 year old taxi driver stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery’s history. What happened next became the stuff of legend.
Style: semi serious, captivating, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: art theft, theft, husband wife relationship, painting, couples, taxi, elderly, fighting the system, social problems, social issues, senior citizen, society ...
Time: year 2000, year 1961, year 1963
Place: london, big ben london, yorkshire, england
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