Cameras in the Courtroom: A Docket of Legal Dramas

Films that revolve around various participants of the modern legal system, from judges and jury members to lawyers and legal assistants.

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  • Marshall
  • A Time to Kill
  • ...And Justice for All
  • Inherit the Wind
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Witness for the Prosecution
  • Mangrove
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
  • Just Mercy
  • Unbelievable
  • Conviction
  • Murer: Anatomy of a Trial
  • On the Basis of Sex
  • Saint Judy
  • An Act of Defiance
  • The Children Act
  • Roman J. Israel, Esq.
  • The Third Murder
  • Denial
  • Misconduct
  • The Whole Truth
  • Court
  • The Judge
  • The Attorney
  • Burning Bush
  • Closed Circuit
  • The Escape Artist
  • Prosecuting Casey Anthony
  • The Trials of Cate McCall
  • Ace Attorney
  • The Client
  • Innocent
  • The Lincoln Lawyer
  • The Conspirator
  • The Trial
  • Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
  • American Violet
  • The Response
  • Fracture
  • Michael Clayton
  • Find Me Guilty
  • Heavens Fall
  • The Exorcism of Emily Rose
  • North Country
  • Runaway Jury
  • L.A. Law: The Movie
  • The Judge
  • The Killing Yard
  • Erin Brockovich
  • Rules of Engagement
  • In Her Defense
  • Inherit the Wind
  • The Price of a Broken Heart
  • Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Where the Truth Lies
  • A Civil Action
  • Final Justice
  • The Gingerbread Man
  • What Rats Won't Do
  • The Defenders: Payback
  • The Rainmaker
  • 12 Angry Men
  • The Chamber
  • Ghosts of Mississippi
  • The Juror
  • Mistrial
  • The People vs. Larry Flynt
  • Primal Fear
  • Indictment: The McMartin Trial
  • Murder in the First
  • Power of Attorney
  • The Client
  • Trial by Jury
  • A Case for Murder
  • The Firm
  • Guilty as Sin
  • Philadelphia
  • The Trial
  • The Burden of Proof
  • A Few Good Men
  • The Good Fight
  • My Cousin Vinny
  • Class Action
  • Defenseless
  • JFK
  • Separate But Equal
  • Criminal Justice
  • A Killer Among Us
  • Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception
  • Presumed Innocent
  • Blood Oath
  • Reversal of Fortune
  • Music Box
  • Roe vs. Wade
  • True Believer
  • The Accused
  • The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
  • Criminal Law
  • From the Hip