Lawyers in the Movies

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12 Angry Men 12 Angry Men
1957 - Tcfhe/MGM
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Eleven jurors are convinced that a Latino youth is guilty of murder, but the twelfth isn't convinced. As tensions mount, they wrestle with the facts and each other. …More

Anatomy of a Murder Anatomy of a Murder
1959 - Sony Pictures Home Ent
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A Michigan lawyer and his colleague defend an Army officer for an alleged revenge killing. Directed by Otto Preminger. …More

The Conspirator The Conspirator
2010- Lions Gate Home Entertainment
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In the wake of Abraham Lincolns assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, Vice President, and Secretary of State. …More

Erin Brockovich Erin Brockovich
2000 - Universal Home Video
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Erin Brockovich is the true story of a struggling single mom and legal secretary who uses her driving sense of justice, innate smarts and compassion to help win a multibillion dollar lawsuit against a large utilities corporation that was trying to quietly buy back the contaminated land from the neighboring residents. …More

A Few Good Men A Few Good Men
1992 - Columbia Tri-Star
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A brash Navy lawyer is teamed with a gung-ho litigator for a politically-explosive murder case, in which they must defend two Marines accused of killing a fellow soldier. …More

The Firm The Firm
1993 - Paramount Home Video
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Mitch McDeere is a brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad who finds himself in the middle of a deadly crossfire of corruption and murder with the FBI, the Mob and the Firm. …More

Fracture Fracture
2007- New Line Home Entertainment
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Anthony Hopkins stars in this legal thriller as Ted Crawford, a man who allegedly attempted to murder his wife and is now locked in a battle of wits with an assistant district attorney, Willy Beachum (Ryan Gosling). …More

Inherit the Wind Inherit the Wind
1960- MGM
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The film features the real-life Scopes trial in which a teacher was jailed in 1925 for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution. …More

Laws of Attraction Laws of Attraction
2004 - New Line Cinema Corporation
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Two New York divorce attorneys, often working the opposite sides of the same case, eventually fall in love and get married. Now, they must overcome the same trappings that fuel their business. …More

Legally Blonde Legally Blonde
2001 - Tcfhe/MGM
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When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back and, once there, learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined. …More

Michael Clayton Michael Clayton
2007 - Warner
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Dramatic thriller about burned-out corporate lawyer Michael Clayton, who's built a career on cleaning up his clients' messes. When a guilt-ridden colleague threatens the settlement of a multi million-dollar case, Clayton faces his biggest challenge ever. …More

My Cousin Vinny My Cousin Vinny
1992  - Twentieth Century-Fox
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A wise-guy Brooklyn lawyer and his motor-mouth girlfriend go to Alabama to defend his innocent cousin for murder. Supporting actress Oscar for Marisa Tomei. …More

The Pelican Brief The Pelican Brief
1992 - Warner Home Video
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Two Supreme Court justices have been assassinated and law student Darby Shaw has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative reporter wants her story, while others want her dead. …More

Presumed Innocent Presumed Innocent
1990 - Warner Home Video
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A married prosecutor is charged with the murder of his seductive colleague. Directed by Alan J. Pakula. From the Scott Turow novel. …More

To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird
1962- Universal Home Video
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A widowed lawyer with two children defends a black man accused of raping a white woman in 1930s Alabama. Directed by Robert Mulligan. Best actor Oscar for Peck. …More

The Verdict The Verdict
1982 - 20th Century Fox
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An alcoholic lawyer stumbles upon one last chance to redeem himself by taking on a controversial court case against seemingly insurmountable opposition. Includes original theatrical trailer. …More

Witness for the Prosecution Witness for the Prosecution
1957- Tcfhe/MGM
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When Leonard Vole is arrested for the murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a near-fatal heart attack, is supposed to be on a diet of bland, civil suits. But the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult. …More