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The list contains the best, new and most relevant lawyer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, serious, suspense, interesting and entertaining films and TV shows about / with lawyer, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, courtroom, runaway, chase, murder and legal plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Germany, Sweden and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as lawyer: Suits (2011), The Devil's Advocate (1997), Better Call Saul (2015), Erin Brockovich (2000), Intolerable Cruelty (2003), Cape Fear (1991), The War of the Roses (1989), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), The Good Fight (2017), The Birds (1963).
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Better Call Saul
Crime, Drama
USA
46 min.
 8.7
Daredevil
Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
54 min.
 8.7
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Castle Rock
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.4

List of lawyer movies

 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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The Devil's Advocate
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, ambiguous ending, bleak ...
Plot: lawyer, greed, devil, temptation, blind ambition, mentor, law firm, hotshot lawyer, deal with the devil, marital problem, crooked lawyer, lust ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, southern usa, manhattan new york city ...
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Better Call Saul
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: lawyer, dishonesty, legal, family relations, hotshot lawyer, brother brother relationship, gangsters, ambition, moral dilemma, workplace situations, lawyer client relationship, private investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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 7.3
 152K
Erin Brockovich
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. ...
Style: touching, factual, captivating, inspirational, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lawyer, environmental, court, justice, investigation, fighting the system, single mother, contamination, uncover truth, righting the wronged, against the odds, relationship vs career ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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Intolerable Cruelty
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce.
Style: witty, romantic, sexy, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: hotshot lawyer, marriage of convenience, lawyer, farce, eccentricity, verbal byplay, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, greed, manipulations, opposites attract, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas, california, malibu california
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 7.3
 146K
Cape Fear
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, fear, lawyer, family in danger, crime, dangerous attraction, violence, betrayal, criminal's revenge, psychology, brutality, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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The War of the Roses
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, psychological, satirical, humorous ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, divorce, relationships, uninhibited rivalry, lawyer, marriage, suburbs, greed, destructive relationship, manipulation, family feud, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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Law Abiding Citizen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: twists and turns, rough, bad ending, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: fighting the system, vengeance, vigilantism, justice, crime, murder, prison, lawyer, twists & turns, corruption, brutality, moral ambiguity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 8.4
 11K
The Good Fight
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Picking up one year after the events of the final broadcast episode of "The Good Wife", an enormous financial scam has destroyed the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia Rindell, while simultaneously wiping out her mentor and godmother Diane ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining, exciting
Plot: law firm, lawyer, investigation, courtroom, female protagonist, business partner, intrigue, scandal, love affair, government, mistrust, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century
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 7.7
 149K
The Birds
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Chic socialite Melanie Daniels enjoys a passing flirtation with an eligible attorney in a San Francisco pet shop and, on an impulse, follows him to his hometown bearing a gift of lovebirds. But upon her arrival, the bird population runs amok. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surreal, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: birds, dangerous animal, small town, bird attack, survival, lawyer, paranoia, danger, rebellion, violence, dialogue, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, san francisco
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 7.8
 62K
Scandal
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Everyone has secrets and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope and her team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for ...
Style: serious, stylized, twists and turns, clever, bleak ...
Plot: white house, strong female character, politics, president, lawyer, relationship vs career, political thriller, workplace situations, media, murder, gladiator, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.9
 250K
Liar Liar
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his ...
Style: humorous, funny, sentimental, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: father son relationship, liar, dishonesty, farce, lawyer, parenthood, introspection, family problems, redemption, family relations, wish come true, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, boston
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 6.3
 150K
The Change-Up
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes, they switch bodies.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: switching roles, transformation, buddies, womanizer, life turned upside down, lawyer, marriage, disorder, couple relations, fish out of water, parenthood, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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Laws of Attraction
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.
Style: romantic, sweet, light, sexy, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, divorce, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, love story, unlikely couple, opposites attract, workplace romance, love and romance, divorce lawyer, husband wife relationship, screwball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ireland, usa, yale university
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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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 8.7
 297K
Daredevil
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: daredevil, superhero, master villain, fighting crime, secret identity, lawyer, crime boss, vigilantism, good versus evil, crimes, escapades, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom drama, supernatural, courtroom, catholicism, good versus evil, devil, uncover truth, religion, death, demons, investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, campus
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 5.8
 18K
Curly Sue
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she ...
Style: sentimental, sweet, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: family, orphan, daughter, single father, lawyer, little girl, cons and scams, destiny, friendship, homeless, school, love story ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois
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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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 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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 6.1
 36K
Deception
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As a corporate auditor who works in a number of different offices, Jonathan McQuarry wanders without an anchor among New York's power brokers. A chance meeting with charismatic lawyer Wyatt Bose leads to Jonathan's introduction to The ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, erotic ...
Plot: betrayal, secrets, crime, intrigue, twists & turns, police investigation, cons and scams, frame up, deception, heist, hotel, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain, usa, new york, antarctica
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 8.4
 11K
Castle Rock
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mysticism, lawyer, crimes, man with no name, family relations, mystery, investigation, paranormal phenomena, mind reading, danger, society, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.4
 17K
Drop Dead Diva
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A shallow model suddenly dies in an accident only to find her soul resurfacing in the body of a brilliant, plus-sized attorney.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human nature, friendship, self discovery, rivalry, lawyer, law and order, back from the dead, self control, coworker relationship, dishonesty, life after death, blonde ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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My Sister's Keeper
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sentimental, touching, heartbreaking, sad, compassionate ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cancer, hospital, mother daughter relationship, parenthood, moral dilemma, family drama, sisters, child illness, hopes, legal action, relationships, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana
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 8.6
 90K
The Night Of
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: serious, tense, suspense, dark, bleak ...
Plot: crime, murder, investigation, justice, secrets, vengeance, violent, plot twist, lawyer, corruption, drugs, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 8.1
 161K
Jessica Jones
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, superhero, super powers, investigation, master villain, good versus evil, female protagonist, danger, crimes, crime, sister sister relationship, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.0
 5K
Real Humans
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in a parallel universe, Real Humans imagines a world where robots have become so human that they're barely distinguishable from real humans and follows the resulting emotional effects on two families as well as the trials of a group of ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, freedom, runaway, human nature, family relations, civil rights, reluctant, conflict, society, friendship, mentor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
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 6.1
 2K
Guilt
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Natalie’s sister Grace becomes the prime suspect in her roommate Molly’s murder and popular target for the press and in social media, Natalie leaves her life in Boston and heads to London to defend her. With the help of an ethically ...
Style: surprise ending, enigmatic, suspense, tense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, murder suspect, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, courtroom, drugs/alcohol, sex scene, murder mystery, sister sister relationship, jealousy, lawyer, university, lgbt ...
Place: london
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 7.6
 249K
Bridge of Spies
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, India, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: cold war, lawyer, spy, espionage, cia, politics, surveillance, court, justice, russian, paranoia, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1957, year 1960 ...
Place: east germany, germany, russia, europe, usa ...
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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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