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 serious, realistic, suspense, interesting, complex and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with judge, lawyer, justice, courtroom, murder, mentor, death, legal, trial and corruption plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
judge movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as judge: Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), The Judge (2014), The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), The Invisible Guest (2016), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), Three Colors: Red (1994), Dredd (2012), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), The Frighteners (1996), The Children Act (2017).

List of judge movies

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 179 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: disturbing, emotional, suspenseful, sincere, talky ...
Plot: judge, courtroom drama, war crime, jews, world war two, holocaust, jewish, redemption, german, cold war, legal, against humanity ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
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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, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, judge, small town, hotshot lawyer, jury, murder trial, family relations, legal, courtroom drama, homecoming, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois, new york
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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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, serious, captivating, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, legal investigation, mind game, hotshot lawyer, murder, legal, arrest, judge, manipulations, jury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles, california, san francisco
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The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, suspense, psychological, psychotronic, tricky
Plot: uncover truth, interrogation, death, false accusation, female lawyer, murder suspect, moral dilemma, marriage, lawyer, infidelity, suspect, blackmail ...
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, France
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, colourful, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, church, judge, french, notre dame cathedral, friendship, fall in love, clergy, festival, gypsy, family, physical appearance ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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: surprise ending, twists and turns, touching, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: loneliness, love affair, judge, coincidence, opposites attract, encounter, neighbor, model, dog, isolation, human nature, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: english channel, switzerland, geneva switzerland, england, poland ...
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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: intense, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, tough law enforcer, drug lord, judge, lone hero, fighting crime, cyberpunk, distopia, survival, psychic, corruption, police ...
Time: future
Place: usa, america
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: surprise ending, twist ending, exciting, tense, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, master criminal, vigilantism, fighting the system, justice, murder, prison, perfect crime, mind game, injustice, intelligence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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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, cult film ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, poltergeist, serial killer, judge, architect, danger, supernatural ability, funeral, small town, private detective, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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The Children Act (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family's refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, rough, captivating
Plot: judge, illness, marriage crisis, hospital, moral dilemma, crisis of faith, dying, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, lawyer, older woman teenage boy relationship, jehovah's witness ...
Place: london
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All Rise (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A look at the personal and professional lives of the judges, lawyers, clerks, bailiffs and cops who work at an L.A. County courthouse.
Style: captivating, emotional, disturbing, compassionate, uplifting
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, judge, courtroom, trial, police, coworker relationship, district attorney, justice, new job, pressure, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles
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Spiral (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: legal investigation, lawyer, judge, double life, uncover truth, legal, police detective, deadly, murder, mystery, crimes, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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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: serious, thought provoking, realistic, factual, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: psychologist, judge, district attorney, deportation, negotiation, crimes, justice, media circus, media, paparazzi, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, europe, santa monica california, california, los angeles ...
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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, dystopic future, post apocalypse, apocalypse, frame up, good versus evil, judge, superhero, uncover truth, law enforcement, justice, police ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york
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Hand of God (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A morally corrupt judge suffers a breakdown and believes that God is speaking directly to him, compelling him onto a path of vigilante justice.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, exciting
Plot: judge, corruption, vigilantism, delusion, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family, talking to god, god, hallucination, fictional city, best friend, religion ...
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Judging Amy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Judging Amy is an American television drama that was telecast from September 19, 1999, through May 3, 2005, on CBS-TV. This TV series starred Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly. Its main character is a judge who serves in a family court, and in addition to ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, judge, legal, parents and children, starting over, courtroom drama, living with parents, couples, love and romance, female judge, single mother, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
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The Star Chamber (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Disgusted with criminals escaping the judicial system via technicalities, an idealistic young judge investigates an alternative method for punishing the guilty.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, vigilantism, judge, crimes, crime, murder, idealism, vengeance, political corruption, conspiracy, secret society, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
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Garrow's Law (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
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: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: legal, judge, rivalry, idealism, uncover truth, lawyer, hopes, society, life is a bitch, social problems, courtroom drama, treason ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
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: not serious, humorous, feel good, melancholic, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, law firm, anti heroes, anti hero, jury, courtroom, lawsuit, judge, parody, injustice, legal, superhuman powers ...
Time: future
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Nuremberg (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Justice Robert H. Jackson leads Allied prosecutors in trying 21 Germans for Nazi war crimes after World War II.
Style: captivating, disturbing, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: war crime, courtroom, execution, psychologist, holocaust, courtroom drama, legal, judge, leadership, uncover truth, rebellion, fighting the system ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france, england, germany
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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, neo noir, poker, mafia, judge, cards, addiction, friendship, neo-noir, buddies, destructive relationship, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, texas, las vegas
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Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, cynical, rough, cult film ...
Plot: prison, brutality, convict, criminal, murder, judge, self destructing, criminal heroes, prison life, notoriety, drug use, stabbing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1986
Place: australia
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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, feel good, touching, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, theft, digging, destiny, warden, misfit, excavation, curse, judge, family, camp ...
Time: 1890s, 1900s, 1960s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: texas, latvia, usa
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Longford (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, tense, captivating ...
Plot: politician, lawyer, prison, family relations, trial, judge, cruelty, humiliation, friendship, crimes, civil rights, notoriety ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, manchester
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The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on Die Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The ...
Style: intellectual, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, revolution, politics, robbery, anti war, political unrest, judge, trial, police brutality, journalist, german, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1972, year 1970 ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, sicily ...
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You Don't Know Jack (2010)
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, thought provoking, serious, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, suffering, lawyer, district attorney, judge, murder, moral dilemma, against the rules, society, legal action, historical figure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, detroit, usa, california
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Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The trial story of Viviane Amsalem's five year fight to obtain her divorce in front of the only legal authority competent for divorce cases in Israel, the Rabbinical Court.
Style: touching, sincere, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: divorce, judge, fighting the system, rebellion, courtroom drama, legal, legal action, society, unsupportive spouse, life is a bitch, rivalry, working the system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
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Anything for Her (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lisa and Julien are married and lead a happy uneventful life with their son Oscar. But their life radically changes one morning, when the police comes to arrest Lisa on murder charges. She's sentenced to 20 years of prison. Convinced of his ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, false accusation, prison, murder, chase, police, judge, life turned upside down, daring rescue, life is a bitch, crime, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, latin america
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Bad Company (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: black man white woman relationship, murder, cons and scams, blackmail, judge, crimes, crime, uncover truth, undercover, femme fatale, police corruption, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Breaker! Breaker! (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Truck driver searches for his brother, who has disappeared in a town run by a corrupt judge.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: missing person, small town, chase, corruption, police corruption, martial arts, judge, vengeance, partners, buddies, kidnapping, track down ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, texas
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