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12 Angry Men

by:Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011

Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons.

Editions:244  Date:1956 - 2015  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Legal drama (Films), Legal films, Legal films

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Enron : the Smartest Guys in the Room

by:Gibney, Alex

Chronicles the rise of Enron Corporation and its disintegration following scandal. Examines the morality of corporate philosophy. Focuses on key Enron executives Ken Lay, Jeff Skilling, and Andy Fastow.

Editions:93  Date:2004 - 2011  Rating:MPAA rating: R (for language and some nudity).  Genre(s):Documentary films, Case studies, History, Legal drama (Films), Nonfiction films

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A time to kill

by:Grisham, John

A murder trial brings a small Mississippi town's racial tensions to the flashpoint. Amid a frenzy of activist marches, Klan terror, media clamor and brutal riots, an unseasoned but idealistic young attorney mounts a stirring courtroom battle for justice.

Editions:78  Date:1990 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for violence and some graphic language.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Film adaptations, Film adaptations, Legal drama (Films)

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Adam's rib

by:Cukor, George, 1899-1983

Assistant District Attorney Adam Bonner loves his wife Amanda, but doesn't care much for his opposing counsel in a sensational attempted-murder trial, an opponent who happens to be Amanda.

Editions:81  Date:1949 - 2015  Rating:MAAP rating : Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Comedy films, Comedy films, Drama, Legal drama (Films)

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The Firm

by:Pollack, Sydney, 1934-2008

A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm.

Editions:127  Date:1993 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for language and some violence.  Genre(s):Feature films, Film adaptations, Drama, Legal drama (Films), Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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Snow falling on cedars

by:Guterson, David

A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy. For a local reporter the trial strikes a deep emotional chord when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case.

Editions:70  Date:1976 - 2009  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13.  Genre(s):Drama, Film adaptations, Film adaptations, Feature films, Legal drama (Films)

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... And justice for all

by:Jewison, Norman, 1926-

A young lawyer battles not only one-on-one injustice, but the whole justice system itself.

Editions:57  Date:1979 - 2011  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Legal drama (Films), Legal films, Legal films

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The big easy

by:McBride, Jim, 1941-

A criminal's murder triggers a bloody gangland drug war. A saucy blend of New Orleans nightlife, romance and suspense.

Editions:45  Date:1986 - 2013  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Detective and mystery films, Detective and mystery films, Legal drama (Films)

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Recount

by:Four, corners

Explores one of the most dramatic and controversial events in recent U.S. election history, which shook a nation's faith in the ability to stage a fair and open election.

Editions:19  Date:2004 - 2011  Rating:MPAA rating: TV-MA.  Genre(s):Drama, Legal drama (Films), Made-for-TV movies, Made-for-TV movies, Television programs

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The last wave

by:Weir, Peter, 1944-

The story of a lawyer defending a group of Australian aboriginals accused of killing one of their own. He suspects the victim has been killed for violating a tribal taboo, but the defendants deny any tribal association. Plagued by apocalyptic visions, he slowly relizes his own involvement with the aborigines ... and their prophecies.

Editions:39  Date:1976 - 2014  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Legal films, Legal films, Legal drama (Films)

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