Judge movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant judge movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, entertaining, clever, serious, suspense and interesting films and TV shows about / with judge, lawyer, mentor, dialogue, courtroom, catastrophe, justice, storytelling, runaway and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
judge movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as judge: The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), Dredd (2012), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), The Judge (2014), The Frighteners (1996), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), Three Colors: Red (1994), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), Judge Dredd (1995), Rounders (1998).

List of judge movies

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
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: clever, captivating, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, legal, judge, murder, courtroom, mind game, arrest, manipulations, jury, trial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
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Dredd (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, South Africa, USA, India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, judge, survival, drug lord, gunfight, justice, one man army, corruption, police, rivalry, arrest, neo noir ...
Time: future
Place: usa, america
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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 186 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, disturbing, sincere, talky ...
Plot: judge, holocaust, courtroom drama, cold war, war crime, trial, genocide, redemption, war, german, society, nazism ...
Time: 60s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1960s ...
Place: germany, europe, poland
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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, suspenseful, emotional, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: judge, small town, lawyer, homecoming, parent child relationship, legal, hotshot lawyer, crimes, uncover truth, manslaughter, father son estrangement, jury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
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The Frighteners (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more ...
Style: scary, dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, serial killer, architect, judge, poltergeist, funeral, small town, cons and scams, dishonesty, supernatural ability, private detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Quasi defies the evil Frollo and ventures out to the Festival of Fools, the cruel crowd jeers him. Rescued by fellow outcast the gypsy Esmeralda, Quasi soon finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: judge, unfulfilled love, church, bell, notre dame cathedral, cathedral, festival, sword, witch hunt, family, obsession, fall in love ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Three Colors: Red (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Part-time model Valentine meets a retired judge who lives in her neighborhood after she runs over his dog. At first the judge gifts Valentine with the dog, but her possessive boyfriend won't allow her to keep it. When she returns with the dog ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, touching, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: judge, love affair, loneliness, coincidence, model, retired, neighbor, dog, opposites attract, french, isolation, starting over ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: english channel, england, geneva switzerland, switzerland, poland ...
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
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: serious, exciting, psychological, tense, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, fighting the system, murder, crime, master criminal, prison, justice, mind game, death, danger, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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Judge Dredd (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, frame up, good versus evil, judge, superhero, law enforcement, uncover truth, justice, police, apocalypse, dystopic future, one man army ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york
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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, poker, mafia, judge, cards, addiction, friendship, neo-noir, destructive relationship, cons and scams, debt, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, texas, las vegas
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Holes (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Stanley's family is cursed with bad luck. Unfairly sentenced to months of detention at Camp Green Lake, he and his campmates are forced by the warden to dig holes in order to build character. What they don't know is that they are digging ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, camp, treasure, destiny, theft, warden, misfit, digging, curse, judge, family, adventure ...
Time: 1900s, 1960s, 19th century, 1850s, 1890s
Place: texas, latvia, usa
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The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspense, tricky
Plot: interrogation, uncover truth, death, false accusation, trial, suspect, judge, female lawyer, corpse, confession of crime, false accusation of murder, accusation ...
Place: spain, barcelona spain
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Custody (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a hard-working single mother, Sara Diaz, has her children taken from her after she is suspected of injuring her son, Ally Fisher, a recent law school graduate, is assigned to represent her case before Judge Martha Schulman, a veteran of the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: single mother, lawyer, judge, children, custody, hearing, abuse, child abuse, courtroom drama, social issues, class differences, convict ...
Place: new york
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The Big Bounce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small-time con artist and a Hawaiian real estate developer's mischievous, enterprising mistress team up for a potential $200,000 score.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: seduction, blackmail, robbery, judge, deception, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime, betrayal, surfing, yacht, safe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, new jersey
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The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, destructive relationship, judge, romance, forbidden love, hidden identity, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, love, couple relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
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Runaway Jury (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.
Style: captivating, tense, cynical, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jury, lawyer, trial, courtroom drama, corruption, courtroom, society, fighting the system, righting the wronged, dishonesty, judge, lawsuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, ohio, cincinnati ohio, new orleans, san francisco
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I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Steve Russell is a small-town cop. Bored with his bland lifestyle, Russell turns to fraud as a means of shaking things up. Before long, Russell's criminal antics have landed him behind bars, where he encounters the charismatic Phillip Morris. ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, romantic, cynical ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexual, prison, confined, deception, prison life, fall in love, love and romance, hopes, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1998, year 2006
Place: miami, texas, florida, usa, georgia ...
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The Raffle (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Francesca, an incredibly beautiful woman, after the death of her husband discovers his unfaithfulness and huge amount of debts he left. Cesare is Francesca's best friend, he is a solicitor. Following his advice Francesca starts selling all her ...
Style: surprise ending, captivating, cynical, bleak
Plot: female nudity, seduction, widow, lottery, judge, sex, yacht, escapades, dishonesty, infidelity, jealousy, sex scene ...
Place: italy
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Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
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: tense, serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: law and order, murder investigation, power relations, murder, mind game, crime, workplace situations, deadly, partners, judiciary, judge, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Spiral (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Spiral is a French television police drama series created by the TV production company Son et Lumière. The first eight episodes series started on Canal+ in France on 13 December 2005. It returned for a second series, partly funded by the BBC, of ...
Style: bleak, serious, twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: judge, legal investigation, policewoman, legal, unconventional method, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, mystery, bodies, crime, crimes, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Garrow's Law (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Story: The true tale of pioneering 18th century barrister William Garrow, who acted as counsel for the accused, introducing the concept of 'innocent until proved guilty' at London's Old Bailey.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: judge, treason, rivalry, society, courtroom drama, injustice, idealism, legal, legal action, life is a bitch, hopes, uncover truth ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)
Genre: Documentary, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary director Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, intellectual, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: district attorney, negotiation, media circus, paparazzi, deportation, judge, media, psychologist, sexual abuse, rivalry, crime and punishment, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa, europe, california, los angeles, poland ...
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What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: During a wild vacation in Las Vegas, career woman Joy McNally and playboy Jack Fuller come to the sober realization that they have married each other after a night of drunken abandon. They are then compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a ...
Style: humorous, romantic, feel good, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, life turned upside down, fall in love, party, romance, wedding, casino, love and romance, newlyweds, drinking, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Stick It (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Haley is a naturally gifted athlete but, with her social behavior, the teen seems intent on squandering her abilities. After a final brush with the law, a judge sentences her to an elite gymnastics academy run by a legendary, hard-nosed coach. Once ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, inspirational, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: athlete and trainer, sport, rebelliousness, gymnastics, teenager, athlete's life, rivalry, fighting the system, contests and competitions, friends, individualism, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
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The Client (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: witnessing a crime, suicide, lawyer, danger, witness protection, surveillance, investigation, fighting the system, lawyers and clients, legal action, gain trust, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco
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Picket Fences (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Picket Fences is an American television drama about the residents of the town of Rome, Wisconsin, created and produced by David E. Kelley. The show initially ran from September 18, 1992, to June 26, 1996, on the CBS television network in the United ...
Style: touching, gloomy, humorous, semi serious
Plot: small town, judge, murder, sheriff, district attorney, society, lifestyle, righting the wronged, americana, police investigation, odd, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: wisconsin, usa
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The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his girlie magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, witty, factual, sexual ...
Plot: pornography, courtroom drama, millionaire, against the rules, aids, lawsuit, civil rights, fighting the system, rebellion, rise to the top, friendship, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: kentucky, usa, ohio, cincinnati ohio
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Liar Liar (1997)
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, sentimental, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dishonesty, birthday, workaholic, farce, family values, family problems, introspection, family relations, fish out of water, father son relationship, lawyer, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, boston
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The Rainmaker (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When Rudy Baylor, a young attorney with no clients, goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy in their suit against an insurance company. But to take on corporate America, Rudy and a scrappy ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, self defense, lawyer, courtroom, legal investigation, domestic violence, lawsuit, leukemia, hopes, life changing experience, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey
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Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law features ex-superhero Harvey T. Birdman of Birdman and the Galaxy Trio as an attorney working for a law firm alongside other cartoon stars from 1960s and 1970s Hanna-Barbera cartoon series. Similarly, Harvey's ...
Style: offbeat, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: law firm, superhero, parody, judge, jury, courtroom, lawsuit, legal, confession, sitcom, rivalry, injustice ...
Time: future
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