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, serious, suspenseful, clever, suspense and interesting films and TV shows about / with judge, murder, courtroom, death, lawyer, corruption, dialogue, crime, crimes and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
judge movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as judge: Dredd (2012), The Judge (2014), The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), The Invisible Guest (2016), Judge Dredd (1995), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), Three Colors: Red (1994), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), The Frighteners (1996), Law Abiding Citizen (2009).

List of judge movies

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, drug lord, judge, survival, justice, corruption, police, neo noir, gunfight, rivalry, criminal, one man army ...
Time: future
Place: usa, america
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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, emotional, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, lawyer, judge, parent child relationship, hotshot lawyer, homecoming, legal, crimes, uncover truth, manslaughter, trial, father son estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
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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, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, legal, murder, arrest, lawyer, manipulations, mind game, courtroom, judge, victim, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
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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, judge, suspect, trial, confession of crime, false accusation of murder, accusation, corpse, blackmail ...
Place: spain, barcelona spain
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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, judge, good versus evil, superhero, law enforcement, uncover truth, police, justice, apocalypse, dystopic future, brother ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa
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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: talky, realistic, serious, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom drama, holocaust, judge, courtroom, against humanity, concentration camp, trial, genocide, war crime, cold war, legal action, german ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 60s, year 1945, year 1946 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland
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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, twists and turns, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: judge, love affair, opposites attract, loneliness, dog, isolation, model, coincidence, retired, neighbor, french, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: english channel, england, geneva switzerland, switzerland, poland ...
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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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: judge, unfulfilled love, festival, sword, bell, cathedral, church, family, obsession, social misfits, self discovery, witch hunt ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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: dark humor, scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, serial killer, poltergeist, funeral, small town, architect, private detective, supernatural ability, judge, danger, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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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, tense, rough, psychological ...
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, fighting the system, murder, crime, prison, master criminal, mind game, justice, danger, death, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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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, friendship, mafia, neo-noir, addiction, cards, cons and scams, judge, dishonesty, buddies, roulette ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, texas, las vegas
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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: offbeat, humorous, cynical, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, prison, judge, confined, faked death, suicide attempt, dying, homosexual, deception, jail, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 1998
Place: florida, texas, georgia, usa, miami ...
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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, bleak, cynical
Plot: female nudity, widow, lottery, seduction, judge, sex, escapades, yacht, dishonesty, infidelity, jealousy, husband wife relationship ...
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever, tense
Plot: law and order, murder investigation, crime, murder, workplace situations, mind game, deadly, partners, power relations, judiciary, prosecutor, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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: suspense, clever, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: jury, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, trial, corruption, bribery, lawsuit, judge, court case, righting the wronged, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cincinnati ohio, indiana, ohio, new orleans, san francisco
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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: serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: judge, divorce, unsupportive spouse, courtroom drama, discrimination, legal, society, legal action, religions or cults, injustice, fighting the system, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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Café Meineid (1990)
Story: Café Meineid is a German courtroom comedy television series based on actual cases. The series aired 147 episodes from 1990 to 2003 and ended with the death of lead actor Erich Hallhuber.
Plot: judge, court, petty criminal, dialect, justice, courtroom
Place: bavaria
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Kavanagh QC (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
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: courtroom, judge, dedicated lawyer, crime, legal action, lawyer, courtroom drama, family life, legal, prostitute, vigilantism, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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The orphan plus minus an arm (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The orphan plus minus an arm
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: voyeurism, fetishism, judge, disability, orphan, love affair, under the surface, dishonesty
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Porridge (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Porridge is a British situation comedy broadcast on BBC1 from 1974 to 1977, running for three series, two Christmas specials and a feature film also titled Porridge. Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, it stars Ronnie Barker and Richard ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, prison, warden, convict, judge, prison life, theft, buddies, manipulations, cons and scams, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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Judgement (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A juvenile court judge goes out of her way to try to aid a young man whom she believes has innocently gotten involved with a gang.
Plot: wheelchair, judge, murder, juvenile delinquent, dead children, hypnotism, physical abuse, female nudity, blood
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The Connection (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Newly transferred to the bustling port city of Marseille to assist with a crackdown on organized crime, energetic young magistrate Pierre Michel is given a rapid-fire tutorial on the ins and outs of an out-of-control drug trade. Pierre's wildly ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: judge, fighting crime, crime, drug trade, drug traffic, drug ring, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, investigation, drug addict ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1981, year 1975
Place: france, marseille, new york
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Soft Bullets (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asya, Boyana, Iren and Vera are assassins working for S.T.A.R. Will they succeed in finding the killer of their boss?
Style: exciting, suspense, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime boss, murder, prison, assassin, killer, tragedy, vengeance, female villain, cruelty, violence, femme fatale, crime ...
Time: future, 1990s
Place: bulgaria
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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 ...
Plot: single mother, judge, lawyer, custody, hearing, abuse, children, child custody, foster parent, biracial, convict, apartment building ...
Place: new york
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Law of the Lawless (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A former gunfighter, now a circuit court judge, faces his father's killer in a small post-Civil War Kansas town.
Plot: judge, dancehall girl, saloon girl, bar shootout, gunfight, fistfight, trial, sheriff, brother, widow, jail cell, gunfighter ...
Place: kansas
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Hand of God (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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.
Plot: judge, god, corruption, religion, rape victim, father in law daughter in law relationship, nervous breakdown, talking to god, mayor, husband wife relationship, hallucination, father son relationship ...
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Move Over, Darling (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three years into their loving marriage, with two infant daughters at home in Los Angeles, Nicholas Arden and Ellen Wagstaff Arden are on a plane that goes down in the South Pacific. Although most passengers manage to survive the incident, Ellen ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, honeymoon, stranded, judge, return, rescue, homecoming, couple relations, desert, ocean or sea, romance, love and romance ...
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The Fish Child (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, France, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A desperate love story between two young girls of extremely different social backgrounds who, unable to find a place for their love in the world they live in, are pushed to commit a crime.
Style: serious, atmospheric, surreal, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: legend, puppy, scandal, lesbian, judge, murder, latin, gays and lesbians, innocence lost, romance, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, paraguay, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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Ashes of Paradise (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who is determined to discover the truth.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, political corruption, politics, multiple perspectives, suspicion, suicide, revenge, judge, intrigue, legal investigation, crime, sibling relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america
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Footsteps (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jason Davis is a reporter who gets an anonymous tip that turns him into an eyewitness to a judge's murder.
Plot: reporter, judge, bullet hole, killer, tied feet, murder, photographer, female nudity, witness
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