Here we've displayed a list of the best Court Battles films : 12 Angry Men(1957), Judgment at Nuremberg(1961), Inherit the Wind(1960), The Sea Inside(2004), Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth(1998), Miracle on 34th Street(1947), Kramer vs. Kramer(1979), Breaker Morant(1980), The Castle(1997), The Price of a Broken Heart(1999), Philadelphia(1993), Breakfast With Hunter(2003) ... ...
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazis judged for war crimes.
Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.
The factual story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a thirty-year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die.
Robert De Niro Lenny Bruce
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Comedian Lenny Bruce struck a subversive chord in an era of change in America. After getting his start as a conventional stand-up comic, Bruce's increasingly iconoclastic act transformed ... See full summary »
Comedy, Other, Drama
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When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
Ted Kramer's wife leaves him, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
Drama, War, History
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.
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A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.
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The film presents the little-known story of the 20,000 European Jews who fled to Shanghai between late 1937 and 1941. After 1939, Shanghai was the last and only resort to find safe haven ... See full summary »
Gay & Lesbian, Drama
When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
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A documentary on the infamous gonzo journalist, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson.
Mystery & Thriller
A lawyer's wife dies in his arms. Yet, another woman - identical in appearance and accused of aiding a gang of bandits - claims to be the lawyer's wife. A courtroom drama ensues.
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A prostitute, sentenced to death for murder, pleads her innocence.
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In medieval France, some villagers challenge a man's claim of identity when he (as he says) returns home from some time in the army.
Biography, Drama, History
The story of Thurgood Marshall, the crusading lawyer who would become the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.
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The story of controversial pornography publisher Larry Flynt, and how he became a defender of free speech.
Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.
Mystery & Thriller
An attorney intending on climbing the career ladder toward success finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.
Study of interracial marriage in the 1960's. A white divorcée falls in love with and marries an African-American man. When her ex-husband sues for custody of her child, arguing that a mixed... See full summary »
A crusading district attorney persuades a clip joint hostess to testify against her mobster boss after her innocent sister is accidentally murdered during one of his unsavory parties.
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In Washington, D.C., a reporter faces a possible jail sentence for outing a CIA agent and refusing to reveal her source.
A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.
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A documentary examining the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke and the cover-up that ensued.
Following his Oscar winning The White Helmets, Orlando von Einsiedel turns his camera on his own family as they attempt to cope with a devastating loss. When his brother, newly diagnosed as... See full summary »
Following the break-up of his marriage after revealing his homosexuality, GP Martin Wyatt loses custody of his son Oliver to his now ex-wife Hannah and her new partner Frank. It is not long... See full summary »
Biography, Drama, History
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The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.
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The story of how Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone.
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In Germany, an old man attacks another old man and is arrested. The attacker refuses to speak. A female lawyer is appointed to him. She discovers that the attacker has numbers tattooed on his arm and the attacked man was a German officer.
A mother whose child was killed in a dingo attack in the Australian Outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.