Movies About The Law

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Movies About The Law

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The Green Mile (1999)

The Green Mile
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Frank Darabont, starring Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt
Rated R

The Green Mile is a 1999 drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont, based on Stephen King's 1996 novel of the same name. Set in 1935 on Death Row in a Louisiana prison, the film tells the story of a supernatural event that occurs when a mysterious inmate, John Coffey, is brought to Cell Block E. Coffey possesses a miraculous healing power that he uses to help those around him. He befriends prison guards Paul Edgecomb and Brutus "Brutal" Howell and is eventually put on trial for a crime he did not commit. Edgecomb and the other guards must come to terms with their own morality as Coffey is put on trial for the murder of two young girls. In the end, Edgecomb is faced with a tough decision: to let Coffey die or to save him and show mercy. The Green Mile is a powerful and emotional tale of faith, hope, and justice.

Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Anatomy of a Murder
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Otto Preminger, starring James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell
Rated Not Rated

Anatomy of a Murder is a 1959 American courtroom drama film directed by Otto Preminger. The film stars James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, and George C. Scott. It follows the trial of a Michigan-based Army lieutenant (Stewart) who is accused of murdering a local tavern-owner, and his defense lawyer's fight to prove his client's innocence. The film examines the courtroom drama in a non-judgmental way and provides a realistic look at the legal process. The film features a jazz score by Duke Ellington and a cast of supporting characters whose performances were highly praised. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards and was a major commercial success.

Crash (2004)

Crash
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Paul Haggis, starring Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandiwe Newton, Karina Arroyave
Rated R

Crash tells the story of a group of Los Angeles residents from different backgrounds, who all experience life-altering events in the aftermath of a tragic car accident. Through the interconnected stories of these characters, the movie illustrates how racism and prejudice can lead to distrust, chaos, and violence. The ensemble cast includes Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, Brendan Fraser, Terrence Howard, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges, Thandie Newton, and Ryan Phillippe, who all deliver powerful performances. Crash won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2005, and was nominated for five other Oscars. The film powerfully illustrates the complexities of race relations in modern society and the need to move towards understanding and acceptance.

Road to Perdition (2002)

Road to Perdition
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Sam Mendes, starring Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey, Liam Aiken
Rated R

Road to Perdition is a 2002 American drama film directed by Sam Mendes and starring Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Jude Law, and Daniel Craig. The film follows the story of a father and son, Michael Sullivan (Hanks) and Michael Jr. (Tyler Hoechlin), who are on the run from powerful mob boss John Rooney (Newman). Rooney is out for revenge after Michael Sr. kills his son, Connor (Craig). Along the way, Michael Sr. and Michael Jr. must confront the harsh realities of life, the bond between a father and son, and the moral choices they have to make in order to survive.

Marshall (2017)

Marshall
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Reginald Hudlin, starring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Sterling K. Brown
Rated PG-13

No Time to Die (2021)

No Time to Die
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Cary Joji Fukunaga, starring Daniel Craig, Ana de Armas, Rami Malek, Léa Seydoux
Rated PG-13

Speed (1994)

Speed
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jan de Bont, starring Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock, Joe Morton
Rated R

Deja Vu (2006)

Deja Vu
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Tony Scott, starring Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel, Val Kilmer
Rated PG-13

Family Plot (1976)

Family Plot
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Alfred Hitchcock, starring Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, William Devane
Rated PG

Let Him Go (2020)

Let Him Go
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Thomas Bezucha, starring Diane Lane, Kevin Costner, Kayli Carter, Ryan Bruce
Rated R

Emily the Criminal (2022)

Emily the Criminal
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From John Patton Ford, starring Aubrey Plaza, Theo Rossi, Bernardo Badillo, John Billingsley
Rated R

Stillwater (2021)

Stillwater
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Tom McCarthy, starring Matt Damon, Camille Cottin, Abigail Breslin, Lilou Siauvaud
Rated R

Mystery Road (2013)

Mystery Road
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Ivan Sen, starring Aaron Pedersen, Hugo Weaving, Ryan Kwanten, Jack Thompson
Rated Not Rated

House of Gucci (2021)

House of Gucci
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Ridley Scott, starring Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons
Rated R

Death on the Nile (2022)

Death on the Nile
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Kenneth Branagh, starring Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Kenneth Branagh, Russell Brand
Rated PG-13

I Care a Lot (2020)

I Care a Lot
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From J Blakeson, starring Rosamund Pike, Peter Dinklage, Eiza González, Dianne Wiest
Rated R

Our Kind of Traitor (2016)

Our Kind of Traitor
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Susanna White, starring Carlos Acosta, Radivoje Bukvic, Stellan Skarsgård, Mariya Fomina
Rated R

The Vanishing (2018)

The Vanishing
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Kristoffer Nyholm, starring Peter Mullan, Gerard Butler, Emma King, Gary Lewis
Rated R

 



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