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12 Angry Men

by:LUMET, SIDNEY

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

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Philadelphia

by:Demme, Jonathan, 1944- ..

Story of two competing lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS.

Editions:223  Date:1984 - 2018  Rating:MPAA: Rated PG-13.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Feature films, Legal films, Legal drama (Films)

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Michael Clayton

by:Gilroy, Tony

Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder, Marty Bach. Burned out with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture, and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen Crowder rests on the multi-million dollar settlement of a class-action suit that Clayton's firm is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. But when Kenner Bach's brilliant and guilt-ridden attorney Arthur Edens sabotages the U/North case, Clayton faces the biggest challenge of his career and his life.

Editions:135  Date:1985 - 2014  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for language including some sexual dialogue.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Legal drama (Films), Legal films, Legal films

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Kramer vs. Kramer

by:Benton, Robert (1932-....)

When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know each other. Then Ted's wife returns and she wants her son back.

Editions:92  Date:1979 - 2012  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Film adaptations, Legal drama (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:85  Date:1996 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for violence and some graphic language; CHV rating: 14A.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Film adaptations, Legal drama (Films), Legal films

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Enron : the Smartest Guys in the Room

by:McLean, Bethany. Elkind, Peter

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:80  Date:2004 - 2012  Rating:MPAA rating: R (for language and some nudity).  Genre(s):Case studies, Documentary films, History, Legal drama (Films), Nonfiction films

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The Firm

by:Grisham, John

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:94  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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The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara

by:Morris, Errol

The story of American politics and military policies as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara is a controversial and influential political figure. He offers a candid journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers insights into the 1945 fire bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the effects of the Vietnam War.

Editions:36  Date:2003 - 2013  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for images and thematic issues of war and destruction.  Genre(s):History, Documentary films, Nonfiction films, Interviews, Legal drama (Films)

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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:68  Date:1976 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Film adaptations, Legal drama (Films), Film adaptations

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... And justice for all

by:Jewison, Norman (1926-...)

A young lawyer battles not only one-on-one injustice in the courts, but the whole system as well.

Editions:77  Date:1974 - 2011  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Legal films, Legal drama (Films), Educational films

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