Law student movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant law student movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, touching, witty and semi serious films and TV shows about / with law student, friendship, romance, father son relationship, murder, mentor, father daughter relationship, love and romance, culture clash and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as law student: How to Get Away with Murder (2014), Legally Blonde (2001), How I Met Your Mother (2005), The Paper Chase (1973), Detour (2016), Murder101 (2014), Reversal of Fortune (1990), The Reader (2008), From Prada to Nada (2011), Everything Must Go (1996).

List of law student movies

How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, bleak
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, legal, crimes, teachers and students, manipulations, lgbt, college, law student, court case, courtroom, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
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Legally Blonde (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: self discovery, beauty salon, rivalry, university, fish out of water, girl power, law school, blonde, intern, ambition, feminism, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, massachusetts, california
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How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, sexual, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, friendship, bar, singleness, womanizer, urban, couple relations, sitcom, lovers, party, dating, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Paper Chase (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A first-year law student struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of a stern professor.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, captivating, clever ...
Plot: college, law student, studying, paper airplane, self discovery, chase, teachers and students, mentor protege relationship, coming of age, college life, student life, twentysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: harvard university, usa, california
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Detour (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young law student, grieving for his dying mother, struggles to decide whether he should kill his unfaithful step-father.
Style: light
Plot: student, mother, law student, watching porn, darkness, telephone conversation, stepfather, gunshot, police officer, girlfriend, night, mirror ...
Place: mexico
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Murder101 (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With a passion for solving crime, fueled by the unsolved murder of her father’s death at the hands of a mass murderer days before she was born, law student Fiona Reid sets about the task of catching a mass murderer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, law student, danger, mass murder, college, deadly, amateur detective, teachers and students, college life, student life, woman in danger, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
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Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.
Style: clever, talky, witty, realistic, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, coma, lawyer, law student, diabetes, murder, crime, attempted murder, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, socialite, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: rhode island
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The Reader (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: sexual relations, older woman younger man relationship, sexuality, age difference, against humanity, trial, first love, unlikely couple, haunted by the past, courtroom drama, guilt, female prisoner ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1990s, year 1966 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, hamburg germany, berlin germany ...
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From Prada to Nada (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A whimsical fish-out-of-water story of two spoiled sisters: Nora (Camilla Belle), a law student, and Mary (Alexa Vega), an undergrad party girl, living with their father in a luxurious mansion in Beverly Hills. Mary has become so "90210" ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, siblings relations, social differences, youth, fish out of water, family relations, young lovers, culture clash, tattoo, old car, bankrupt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills, california
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Everything Must Go (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tony is a homosexual law student who quits his studies. With a van and a handful of cash, he hits the road hoping to become a salesman. This, however, turns out to be harder than he expected.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, on the road, unlikely partners, law student, homosexuality, cons and scams, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, friends, gays and lesbians, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe
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Golden Time (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Banri Tada is a freshman at a Tokyo law school. After an accident, he suffers severe memory loss. Despite the incident, he befriends fellow freshman, Mitsuo Yanagisawa, which leads him to the beautiful, yet obsessive, Kouko Kaga.
Plot: law school, spirit, night cityscape, past, law student, bridge, memory loss, club, memory, accident, amnesia, nightmare ...
Place: tokyo, japan
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Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A hip and happenin' all girl rock group head to LA to claim lead-singer Kelly's inheritance and make it (and make it) in LA. Soon the girls fall into a morass of drugs and deceit as their recording success soars. It takes several tragedies ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, abortion, music band, artists and showbiz, pop star, drug abuse, music, couples, gays and lesbians, musician's life, pets, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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, touching ...
Plot: love affair, judge, opposites attract, loneliness, dog, isolation, model, coincidence, retired, neighbor, french, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: english channel, switzerland, geneva switzerland, england, poland ...
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Chariots of Fire (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The true story of British athletes preparing for and competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics.
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: underdog, sport, ambition, prejudice, missionary, running, friendship, athlete's life, contests and competitions, mayor, patriotism, follow your dream ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one ...
Place: scotland, england, europe, france, paris france
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1983 (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Twenty years after a devastating terrorist attack in 1983 that halted the course of Poland’s liberation and the subsequent downfall of the Soviet Union, an idealistic law student Kajetan and a disgraced police investigator Anatol stumble upon a ...
Plot: polish, police, communism, law student, femme fatale, childhood friend, terrorist attack
Place: warsaw poland, poland
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On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: supreme court, taxi, hospital, classroom, crossword puzzle, old woman, father son relationship, teacher, doctor, husband wife relationship, courtroom, court ...
Time: year 1959, year 1970
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Leila (2010)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A musical centered on the romance between a wealthy slacker and an Arab law student.
Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: immigrants, unlikely couple, romance, young lovers, fall in love, love affair, social differences, true love, culture clash, love and romance, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Love My Life (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ichiko and Eri are two beautiful Japanese university students who are in a lesbian relationship. Ichiko comes out to her father who tells her he is also gay and her mother was a lesbian. Her best friend is gay too, though he has a female who is ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian interest, coming out, gays and lesbians, romance, college, love affair, student life, gender, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, tokyo
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Plot: lesbian, polyamory, sexual perversion, censorship, bdsm, taboo, infidelity, sadism, teacher student relationship, college professor, polygamy, sorority ...
Time: year 1945, year 1941, year 1947, year 1940, year 1972 ...
Place: harvard university, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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A United Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. ...
Plot: interracial marriage, marriage, king, forbidden love, crown prince, falling to the ground, deal with the devil, british flag, royal family, controversy, dancer, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, year 1947
Place: africa, england, south africa
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Double Indemnity (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A scheming wife lures an insurance investigator into helping murder her husband and then declare it an accident. The investigator's boss, not knowing his man is involved in it, suspects murder and sets out to prove it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, insurance fraud, killer, murder, crime, manipulations, infidelity, cons and scams, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills
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Soul Man (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soul Man is a comedy film made in 1986 about a man who undergoes racial transformation with pills to qualify for an African-American-only scholarship at Harvard Law School. It stars C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teen comedy, teens
Plot: scholarship, college life, racism, college, comedy of errors, hidden identity, interracial relations, culture clash, secret identity, social differences, university, student life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: harvard university, massachusetts, usa, los angeles, campus ...
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Samba (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, social differences, society, betrayal, culture clash, illegal immigrant, fake identity, self discovery, survival, love story, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france, australia
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Gemma Bovery (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Martin, an ex-Parisian well-heeled hipster passionate about Gustave Flaubert who settled into a Norman village as a baker, sees an English couple moving into a small farm nearby. Not only are the names of the new arrivals Gemma and Charles Bovery, ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, literature, death, small town, village, countryside, midlife crisis, couple relations, parent child relationship, love affair, romance, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, normandy
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Zaalim (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Story: Judge Somnath lives with his wife, three sons, and a daughter. Two of his sons, Vikram and Mohan are married, while his daughter, Kaamna, and youngest son, Ravi, are of marriageable age. Somnath had wanted his sons to be a doctor, police officer, ...
Plot: beating, vengeance, flashback, murder, judge, rape, death of father, brother brother relationship, anger, man wearing glasses, karate chop, murder of a boy ...
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One Night Only (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of female friends get together with some hired "ladies of the evening", and make some quick cash for throwing a raunchy party for the local hockey team.
Plot: bra removing, casual sex, stripper, female nudity, bare breasts, sex, college, school, looking through a keyhole, prostitution, football team, law student ...
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Ala bab el wazir (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Crime
Country: Egypt
Story: Kamal is a university student who is in love with Nora the daughter of a ruthless businessman who rejects him because he is poor and thus plots to keep him away from her. With the help of his friends they try to solve his problem especially after ...
Plot: goat, poverty, engagement, nightclub, cruelty, stabbing, debt, skull, stepmother, medical student, materialism, opportunist ...
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The Wrong Car (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman who was raped by a NetCar driver takes a job with the company to exact her revenge on her attacker after she becomes frustrated with the slow pace of the criminal Justice system.
Plot: law student, gang, gang member, female detective, blonde, rape, motel, brother brother relationship
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Blackout (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Recovering from a nail gun shot to the head and 13 months of coma, doctor Pekka Valinta starts to unravel the mystery of his past, still suffering from total amnesia.
Plot: nail gun, ex cop, pregnant, shooting range, recovery, law student, patient, break up, divorce, flashback, conspiracy, doctor ...
Place: finland
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Club Le Monde (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: One eventful night at a seedy London nightclub in 1993.
Plot: dating, beer, jealousy, drunkenness, infidelity, teenager, friendship, sex, revenge, gay slur, transvestite, brawl ...
Time: 1990s
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