Lawsuit movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lawsuit movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking, dramatic, interesting and captivating films and TV shows about / with lawsuit, lawyer, courtroom, legal, judge, courtroom drama, husband wife relationship, rivalry, power relations and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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lawsuit movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as lawsuit: Dark Waters (2019), Flash of Genius (2008), Teachers (1984), Puncture (2011), A Civil Action (1998), Philadelphia (1993), North Country (2005), Capernaum (2018), Michael Clayton (2007), Starbuck (2011).

List of lawsuit movies

 7.6
 68K
Dark Waters (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against the DuPont chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.
Style: factual, realistic, thought provoking, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: contamination, lawsuit, legal investigation, lawyer, fighting the system, corporate crime, price of justice, environmental, investigation, courtroom drama, uncover truth, contaminated water ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 2002, year 2001, year 1975 ...
Place: west virginia, ohio, cincinnati ohio
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Flash of Genius (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this David vs. Goliath drama based on a true story, college professor Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) goes up against the giants of the auto industry when they fail to give him credit for inventing intermittent windshield wipers. Kearns doggedly ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawsuit, inventor, nervous breakdown, inventions and discoveries, powerful corporation, legal action, underdog, human spirit, against the odds, hopes, fighting the system, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
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 6.1
 4K
Teachers (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A teacher tries to overcome his frustration teaching a high-school that seems to be full of flunkies.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lawsuit, high school, satire, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), school teacher, high school teacher, high school life, teachers and students, idealism, haunted by the past, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio
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 6.8
 23K
Puncture (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A David and Goliath law drama about a drug-addicted lawyer who takes on a health supply corporation while battling his own personal demons.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, lawsuit, drug abuse, law firm, courtroom, against the odds, public health, righting the wronged, legal action, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, corporate crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, year 1998, year 1999
Place: washington d.c., usa, houston texas
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 6.6
 28K
A Civil Action (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to "get rid of" a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that he is willing to give up everything - including his career and ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, lawsuit, small town, law firm, leukemia, uncover truth, legal investigation, legal, dedicated lawyer, reach out, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, new york, washington d.c., massachusetts, new jersey
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 7.7
 228K
Philadelphia (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: No one would take his case until one man was willing to take on the system. Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage overcomes the prejudice and ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, sincere, uplifting, compassionate ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, aids, lawyer, gay, terminal illness, hiv, lgbt, homosexual, lawsuit, prejudice, judiciary, gay slur ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 7.3
 41K
North Country (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Style: rough, disturbing, emotional, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, courtroom drama, feminism, rape, small town, lawsuit, against the odds, sexism, fighting the system, labor union, financial problem, love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa
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 8.4
 69K
Capernaum (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lebanon, USA, France, Cyprus, Qatar, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Zain, a 12-year-old boy scrambling to survive on the streets of Beirut, sues his parents for having brought him into such an unjust world, where being a refugee with no documents means that your rights can easily be denied.
Style: social, rough, cynical, sad, thought provoking ...
Plot: poverty, child abuse, slum, child protagonist, misery, neglected child, traumatic childhood, refugee, low lives, child labor, street life, lawsuit ...
Time: 2010s
Place: lebanon, beirut lebanon
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 7.2
 158K
Michael Clayton (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: lawyer, law firm, legal, murder, lawsuit, divorce, guilt, cover up, scandal, crimes, corruption, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, milwaukee wisconsin, california
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 7.2
 16K
Starbuck (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Starbuck is a 2011 Canadian comedy film directed by Ken Scott and written by Martin Petit and Ken Scott. The main character David Wozniak is a perpetual adolescent who discovers that, as a sperm donor, he has fathered 533 children. David, a ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lawsuit, slacker, man child, pregnancy, debt, sperm donor, sperm bank, self discovery, life turned upside down, parents and children, haunted by the past, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, montreal quebec
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 6.4
 754
Dirty Pictures (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.
Style: disturbing, captivating, contemplative, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: lawsuit, politics, jury, courtroom, museum, courtroom drama, against the rules, fighting the system, artists and showbiz, legal, society, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 1990s, 80s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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The Fortune Cookie (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A cameraman is knocked over during a football game. His brother in law as the king of the ambulance chasing lawyers starts a suit while he's still knocked out. The cameraman is against it until he hears that his ex-wife will be coming to see ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: insurance, lawsuit, friendship, hospital, american football, insurance fraud, cons and scams, odd couple, workplace, misfit, dishonesty, resentment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: cleveland ohio, new jersey, usa
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 6.4
 76K
Delivery Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sperm donor, pregnancy, debt, lawsuit, life turned upside down, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, children, hospital, father son relationship, family relations, court case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.0
 738
The Deep End (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Deep End is an American television series created by David Hemingson and produced by 20th Century Fox Television for the ABC television network. Starring Mehcad Brooks, Matt Long, Tina Majorino, Clancy Brown, and Billy Zane, the show follows ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: law firm, corporate world, lawsuit, lawyer, rivalry, lawyers and clients, workplace, lifestyle, power relations, legal, ambition, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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The Escape Artist (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A chilling and bloody legal thriller that explores the line between law and justice. Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm, specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand ...
Style: intellectual, serious, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: legal, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, law firm, lawyers and clients, murder, lawsuit, revenge, deadly, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, scotland
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 7.0
 5K
L.A. Law (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: L.A. Law is an American television legal drama series that ran for eight seasons on NBC from September 15, 1986, to May 19, 1994. Created by Steven Bochco and Terry Louise Fisher, it contained many of Bochco's trademark features including a ...
Style: realistic, stylized, clever, serious
Plot: legal action, law firm, courtroom drama, legal, lawsuit, lawyer, workplace situations, office, hypocrisy, rivalry, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Taxi Number 9 2 11 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A cabbie and businessman both in need of big money partake in a two-hour adventure together.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, remake of american film
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, police station, attempted murder, car chase, lawsuit, buddies, rivalry, unlikely partners, passenger, insurance, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 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: sexual, controversial, semi serious, witty, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pornography, porn magazine, courtroom drama, millionaire, aids, free love, porn, against the rules, legal, lawsuit, civil rights, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s, 70s, 80s
Place: kentucky, usa, beverly hills, washington d.c., cincinnati ohio ...
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 7.2
 66K
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: clever, thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, domestic violence, lawyer, self defense, legal, courtroom, lawsuit, hopes, selflessness, civil action, life changing experience ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: memphis, new jersey
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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: parody, not serious, humorous, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, law firm, anti heroes, anti hero, lawsuit, courtroom, jury, judge, injustice, legal, dishonesty, superhuman powers ...
Time: future
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God's Not Dead 2 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her reasoned response lands her in deep trouble and could expel God from the public square once and for all.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, christianity, christian propaganda, teacher, religious persecution, lawsuit, faith, prayer, church, manipulation, bible, religion ...
Place: phoenix arizona
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 8.0
 667K
The Incredibles (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, touching, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, heroes, disney, secret identity, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, super strength, family, disguise, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.1
 93K
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, stylized, tense, cynical, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, jury, court, courtroom, trial, corruption, society, fighting the system, righting the wronged, justice, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, cincinnati ohio, ohio, indiana, san francisco
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Made in Jersey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A young working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete among her pedigreed Manhattan colleagues at a prestigious New York law firm.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, talky
Plot: law firm, lawyer, workplace, lawsuit, ambition, legal, workplace situations, jury, rivalry, society, strong female presence, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.7
 736
Crownies (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Delving into the extraordinary world of the Department of Public Prosecutions and its young, eager lawyers, Crownies follows five young solicitors as they face the pressures and endearing madness of modern single life - in a fast paced workplace ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, tense, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, workplace situations, lawsuit, moral dilemma, ambition, workplace, courtroom, legal, power relations, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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 7.3
 2K
Injustice (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: On the surface William Travers is a picture of success. An accomplished criminal barrister happily living with his wife in rural Suffolk. However, Travers is still recovering from a traumatic series of events that have shaken his belief in the legal ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: courtroom drama, conspiracy, murder, courtroom, police investigation, lawsuit, legal, deadly, police brutality, haunted by the past, police detective, vicious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 7.5
 138
First Monday (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A newcomer to the Supreme Court finds himself a pivotal force on an often deadlocked bench, frequently at odds over hot-button cases in this earnest but brief legal drama.
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: supreme court, legal, lawsuit, workplace situations, workplace, legal action, power relations, life is a bitch, politics, courtroom, judiciary, liberal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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100 Centre Street (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 100 Centre Street is an American legal drama created by Sidney Lumet and starring Alan Arkin, Val Avery, Bobby Cannavale, Joel de la Fuente and Paula Devicq.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking, gloomy
Plot: courtroom, legal action, dedicated lawyer, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, legal, workplace situations, lawsuit, jury, cop witness relations, judge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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She Fought Alone (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: All, including school administration and a friend, turn their backs on a girl who accused a classmate of rape.
Style: disturbing, sincere, realistic, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: rape, high school, innocence lost, juvenile delinquency, sexual abuse, teenage love, youth, rebellion, against the odds, fighting the system, rivalry, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
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Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Law & Order: Trial by Jury is an American television drama about criminal trials set in New York City. It was the third spin-off from the long-running Law & Order. The show's almost exclusive focus was on the criminal trial of the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom, jury, courtroom drama, fighting crime, workplace, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, police station, sexual abuse, lawsuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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