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

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Kramer vs. Kramer

by:Benton, Robert

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:105  Date:1979 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Film adaptations, 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 in the courts, but the whole system as well.

Editions:81  Date:1974 - 2011  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Legal drama (Films), Educational films, Internet videos

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The accused

by:Kaplan, Jonathan, 1947-

A fiercely independent woman is gang raped, then battles the legal system twice, going after both her attackers and the onlookers whose cheering fueled and encouraged the assualt.

Editions:69  Date:1988 - 2011  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Legal drama (Films), Legal films, Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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The Godfather DVD collection

by:Coppola, Francis Ford, 1939-

The Godfather: The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Editions:28  Date:1972 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Gangster films, Gangster films, Legal drama (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:50  Date:1986 - 2013  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Detective and mystery films, Legal drama (Films), Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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The last wave

by:Weir, Peter, 1944-

The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization.

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

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The Paradine case

by:Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980

In a suspensful courtroom drama, a beautiful woman is accused of having murdered her husband.

Editions:73  Date:1947 - 2017  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Legal films, Legal films, Drama, Legal drama (Films)

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Guilty by suspicion

by:Winkler, Irwin

Based on the McCarthy witchhunts of the 1950's, tells the story of the destruction of the career of a director. In order to revive his stalled career, he is asked to testify against friends who are suspected of being Communists.

Editions:31  Date:1988 - 2007  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13.  Genre(s):History, Drama, Feature films, Legal drama (Films)

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