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On the Basis of Sex (2018)

On the Basis of Sex (2018)

7.1/10 Biography, Drama, History

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

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The Judge (2014)

The Judge (2014)

7.4/10 Crime, Drama

Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.

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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

7.3/10 Crime, Drama, Thriller

A lawyer defending a wealthy man begins to believe his client is guilty of more than just one crime.

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Runaway Jury (2003)

Runaway Jury (2003)

7.1/10 Crime, Drama, Thriller

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.

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Alter Ego (2017)

Alter Ego (2017)

8.1/10 Drama

Alter Ego tells the story of Ada Igwe "played by Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde" who is bent on bringing child molesters and sexual offenders to justice. But she has her own demons, an insatiable desire for sexual escapades.

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Philadelphia (1993)

Philadelphia (1993)

7.7/10 Drama

When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

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Denial (2016)

Denial (2016)

6.7/10 Biography, Drama

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

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Diane (2018)

Diane (2018)

9.3/10 Drama

A woman fills her days helping others and desperately attempting to bond with her drug-addicted son. But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices and long-dormant memories.

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Mum's List (2016)

Mum's List (2016)

6.5/10 Drama

A woman dying of incurable breast cancer creates a list of memories and lessons for the husband and sons she is about to leave behind.

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The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)

The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)

6.3/10 Drama

Espionage story telling how British and American security agents outwit ruthless and cunning traitors trying to steal secret project plans.

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Shahid (2012)

Shahid (2012)

8.3/10 Drama, Crime, Biography

The account of Human Rights lawyer Shahid Azmi, an ordinary citizen with an extraordinary commitment to justice.

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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

8.3/10 Drama, Crime

Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.

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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

8.2/10 Drama

In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazis judged for war crimes.

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Marshall (2017)

Marshall (2017)

8.0/10 Drama, Biography, History

Young Thurgood Marshall faces one of his greatest challenges while working as a lawyer for the NAACP. He teams up with lawyer Sam Friedman to defend Joseph Spell, a Black chauffeur whose employer accuses him of sexual assault and attempted murder.

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Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012)

Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012)

7.9/10 Documentary, Biography, Drama, History

A documentary that follows the Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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Down by Law (1986)

Down by Law (1986)

7.8/10 Comedy, Drama, Crime

Two innocent people are arrested. An interesting third person, with broken English, joins them in their cell. On his idea, they decide to escape from the prison. Their journey is the rest of the movie.

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Christmas Crime Story (2017)

Christmas Crime Story (2017)

4.5/10 Crime, Drama, Other, Comedy

A botched Christmas Eve robbery leads to disaster for a police officer reconnecting with his estranged mother, along with an erratic photographer, his vindictively murderous fiancée, her secret lover, and a strung-out mall Santa.

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Cut off (2018)

Cut off (2018)

10.0/10 Crime, Drama, Horror, Action

On a small isolated island, Linda has to play a life-or-death game: she has to perform an autopsy to find the secret clues hidden in the corpse. If she doesn't help forensic surgeon Paul Herzfeld, she will never find her missing daughter.

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Close to Home (2005)

Close to Home (2005)

6.9/10 Drama

Though initially wary of one another, two Israeli teenagers (Smadar Sayar, Naama Schendar) bond over their shared dislike of military duty.

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The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

6.7/10 Drama, Horror, Thriller

A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl.

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Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)

Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)

6.4/10 Crime, Drama, Thriller

Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defense attorney, finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action.

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