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The list contains the best, new and most relevant district attorney movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful, intense and interesting films and TV shows about / with district attorney, lawyer, corruption, murder, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, crimes, justice and crime plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as district attorney: Billions (2016), The Good Wife (2009), L.A. Confidential (1997), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), Any Day Now (2012), I'll Fly Away (1991), Night Falls on Manhattan (1996), Q & A (1990), The Whole Truth (2010), Reasonable Doubts (1991).
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The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Biography, Crime, Drama
USA
42 min.
 8.5
L.A. Confidential
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
138 min.
 8.3
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Detroit
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
USA
143 min.
 7.4
Marshall
Biography, Drama
USA
118 min.
 7.2

List of district attorney movies

 8.4
 45K
Billions
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance. Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, thought provoking, twists and turns, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: rivalry, friendship, money, stock exchange, district attorney, family relations, investor, life philosophy, dishonesty, lifestyle, dialogue, corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.3
 59K
The Good Wife
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The Good Wife is a legal drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crumbling marriage, starting over, legal, workplace situations, couple relations, hopes, infidelity, law firm, corruption, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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, criminal, police, courtroom drama, legal, celebrity, society, district attorney, murder trial ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, europe, beverly hills, california, los angeles
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L.A. Confidential
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.
Style: clever, talky, tense, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, murder, corruption, police corruption, mystery, police investigation, organized crime, gunfight, fighting the system, police, violence, neo noir ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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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 7.5
 5K
Any Day Now
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the late 1970s, when a mentally handicapped teenager is abandoned, a gay couple takes him in and becomes the family he's never had. But once the unconventional living arrangement is discovered by authorities, the men must fight the legal ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: adoption, drugs/alcohol, gays and lesbians, district attorney, hollywood, courtroom drama, custody, gender, society, gay adoption, down syndrome, gay relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 8.5
 648
I'll Fly Away
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: I'll Fly Away is an American drama television series set during the late 1950s and early 1960s, in an unspecified Southern U.S. state. It aired on NBC from 1991 to 1993 and starred Regina Taylor as Lilly Harper, a black housekeeper for the ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, thought provoking, feel good
Plot: fighting the system, district attorney, idealism, interracial relations, social differences, americana, society, housekeeper, politics, discrimination, righting the wronged, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, southern usa
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Night Falls on Manhattan
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A newly elected District attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police corruption, corruption, crime, police investigation, police, justice, lawyer, courtroom, politics, gang, district attorney, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 5K
Q & A
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A young district attorney seeking to prove a case against a corrupt police detective encounters a former lover and her new protector, a crime boss who refuse to help him.
Style: talky, serious, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, investigation, murder, corruption, dedicated lawyer, district attorney, police investigation, gangster, lawyer, tough law enforcer, urban ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, puerto rico
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The Whole Truth
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: As District Attorney Kathryn Peale and defense attorney Jimmy Nolan rally their teams around their arguments and prepare to go head-to-head in the the courtroom, they make frantic moves and countermoves of complex legal wrangling to tilt justice in ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, district attorney, hotshot lawyer, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, ambition, lawyer, legal, rivalry, ego clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Reasonable Doubts
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Reasonable Doubts is a police drama broadcast in the United States by NBC that ran from 1991 to 1993.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: mute or deaf, district attorney, partners against crime, law enforcement, legal, deaf, police, police detective, deafness, sign language, courtroom
Time: 90s
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 9.0
 1.9M
The Dark Knight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vigilante, corruption, morality, secret identity, dark hero, batman, crime, vigilantism, violence, insanity, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
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The Shaggy D.A.
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wilby Daniels, a successful lawyer running for District Attorney, suddenly finds himself being transformed into an English sheepdog. Somehow he has to keep his change a secret and find just what is causing it, all the while eluding the local dog ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, dog, lawyer, legal action, college, fall in love, transformation, disney, family life, kids and family, fish out of water, children ...
Time: 70s
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 5.4
 212K
Batman Forever
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face believes Batman caused the courtroom accident which left him disfigured on one side. And Edward Nygma, ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: superhero, crime, batman, vigilante, dark hero, revenge, master criminal, psychologist, alter ego, bank robbery, master villain, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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 5.8
 21K
Rampart
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Follows veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, as he struggles to take care of his family, and fights for his own survival.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: police corruption, crime, brutality, police, drugs/alcohol, corruption, police investigation, character study, crimes, relationships, adultery, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 7.0
 268K
Jack Reacher
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: clever, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, investigation, conspiracy, murder, vigilantism, police, lawyer, police investigation, car chase, vigilante, sniper, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
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 6.2
 17K
My Blue Heaven
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, light ...
Plot: gangsters, crime, small town, culture clash, mafia, gangster, mob, parody, organized crime, hidden identity, fish out of water, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, california, europe, usa, italy
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 7.8
 390K
Crash
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.
Style: realistic, bleak, touching, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: racism, prejudice, redemption, police corruption, morality, storytelling, corruption, tragedy, immigrants, depression, plot twist, race issues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, santa monica california, puerto rico, mexico ...
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 7.9
 179K
Carlito's Way
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of NYC.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, mafia, violence, organized crime, prison, disco, gangster, prison escape, gunfight, chase, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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The Lincoln Lawyer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, betrayal, investigation, plot twist, morality, hotshot lawyer, hip hop, jury, judge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, beverly hills, usa
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The Man Who Wasn't There
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A tale of passion, crime and punishment set in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity presents him with a chance to change it.
Style: atmospheric, clever, stylized, witty, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, small town, murder, existentialism, neo noir, greed, unlikely criminals, neo-noir, noir, twists & turns, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: usa, california
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are ...
Style: clever, captivating, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: crimes, law and order, fighting crime, police, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, sexual abuse, crime, lawyer, legal action, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york
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 8.0
 126K
JFK
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: serious, factual, disturbing, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: president, conspiracy, investigation, assassination, obsession, politics, assassin, courtroom, corruption, murder, paranoia, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: new orleans, cuba, vietnam, washington d.c.
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 7.6
 169K
Sleepers
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, gloomy, serious, dramatic, rough ...
Plot: crime, sexual abuse, child abuse, courtroom drama, vengeance, friendship, childhood, lawyer, court, rape, torture, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 28K
Law & Order
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, lawyer, fighting crime, courtroom, legal action, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crime investigation, law and order, police ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 161K
Fracture
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, crime, lawyer, cheating, obsession, guilt, courtroom, court, investigation, manipulation, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The International
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An interpol agent and an attorney are determined to bring one of the world's most powerful banks to justice. Uncovering money laundering, arms trading, and conspiracy to destabilize world governments, their investigation takes them from Berlin, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: investigation, chase, political corruption, murder, conspiracy, assassination, gunfight, assassin, lawyer, betrayal, car chase, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, middle east, israel, istanbul turkey ...
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 7.1
 11K
Shark
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Notorious Los Angeles defense attorney Sebastian Stark becomes disillusioned with his career after his successful defense of a wife-abuser results in the wife's death. After more than a month trying to come to grips with his situation, he is ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, office, protagonist as suspect, courtroom, mystery, legal action, who done it, righting the wronged, prosecutor, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.3
 140K
Date Night
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Phil and Claire Foster fear that their mild-mannered relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, their dinner reservation leads to their being mistaken for a couple of thieves – and now a number of unsavoury ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, exciting, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, chase, marriage, corruption, comedy of errors, car chase, taxi driver, stripper, nothing goes right, thief, verbal byplay, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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You Don't Know Jack
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Angel of mercy… or murderous “Doctor Death”? Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern American history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification. ...
Style: emotional, serious, compassionate, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, idealism, cancer, hospital, suffering, against the rules, politics, death, doctors, eccentricity, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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