Most Popular Legal Drama Movies and TV Shows
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2. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.
5. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Approved | 129 min | Crime, Drama
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.
6. Shark (2006–2008)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Sebastian Stark is a Los Angeles hot-shot lawyer, who leaves his lucrative career as a defender of rich criminals to try public prosecution under the District Attorney. He forms a trial ... See full summary »
7. Inherit the Wind (1960)
Passed | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.
9. Freeheld (2015)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Votes: 11,091 | Gross: $0.53M
10. A Civil Action (1998)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama
A tenacious lawyer takes on a case involving a major company responsible for causing several people to be diagnosed with leukemia due to the town's water supply being contaminated, at the risk of bankrupting his firm and career.
Votes: 26,627 | Gross: $56.70M
14. The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)
Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Drama
In order to be reinstated to the bar and recover custody of her daughter, a hotshot lawyer, now in recovery and on probation, must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder.
16. In Bed with Victoria (2016)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Victoria is a thirty-something lawyer who's looking for stability and true love in her life struggling with her past. Her search is not evident but finally, she realizes the fact that love should not be always searched.
17. The Deep End (2010)
60 min | Drama
Follows four young new lawyers who enter one of the most prestigious law firms in Los Angeles, Sterling Law. The lucky four consists of Dylan, Addy, Beth and Liam everyone of them come from... See full summary »
18. The Client (1995–1996)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
This series was based on the book by John Grisham about Reggie Love, a lawyer, who just started her practice and is also a recovering alcoholic which was made into a movie starring Susan ... See full summary »
19. Guilt by Association (2002 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Life is good for Susan, her two children and new boyfriend Russell. But life abruptly changes when she discovers her perfect boyfriend is a drug dealer. Realising the danger this could ... See full summary »
22. In the Blink of an Eye (1996 TV Movie)
90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Hamel portrays director Dickoff who suspends her career in order to help a friend who's been in prison for quite some time in connection with a murder.
23. Death of a Soldier (1986)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, War
Based on a true story, James Coburn portrays a military lawyer assigned to defend a confessed psychotic killer. Set in the context of WWII and the uneasy US-Australian military alliance. ... See full summary »
24. Shannon's Deal (1990–1991)
60 min | Drama
Once a successful corporate lawyer at a prestigious Philadelphia law firm, Jack Shannon lost his marriage and his job, due in part to a compulsive gambling habit. While Shannon maintains a ... See full summary »
25. Come What May (I) (2009)
Caleb and Rachel team up to lead the Patrick Henry College team in the intense world of collegiate moot court competition. Caleb looks to date Rachel, but she's waiting for courtship. ... See full summary »
26. The Temptress (1952)
105 min | Drama, Mystery
The young Lut Loris is undergoing a trial for killing his girlfriend Maria Luce. According to the reconstruction of the facts, the young man would shoot his mistress making it then end up ... See full summary »
27. Blood on Canvas (I) (2013)
90 min | Drama, Thriller
The intersecting lives of a talented and struggling artist, Emma, and her ambitious and brash young lawyer, Henry. Inspired by true events.
28. Liberdade 21 (2008– )
55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In each episode, an apparently lost cause goes to court. However, the various stages of the case show us that not everything is as it seems and that no case is solved until the sentence is read.
29. Meinu Ek Ladki Chaahiye (2014)
Comedy, Crime, Drama
The movie is a comical social satire portrays a 'Guru' and a 'Shishya' trying to change other's viewpoints and make them walk on the right path.
30. Girls Behind Bars (1949)
84 min | Drama
Due to complicity in a robbery raid the young Ursula comes to a detention center, in which the education is hard since she is considered a serious offender. In a joint outbreak, she gains the respect of the other girls.
31. Outside the Law (1998)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Four violent and real life stories are presented in this film, having in common the discussion and controversy on the justice and the law processes. The stories are based on the cases of a ... See full summary »
32. Pastor Anderson Full Trial: Border Patrol Checkpoint (2010– )
Star: Steven L. Anderson
33. Stay the Course (2007)
22 min | Short, Drama
An unsigned rock band from Honduras moves to Hollywood where they are caught in a war between ambition and morality. A twisted art dealer offers to promote them in exchange for their ... See full summary »
Emmerdale (1972– )
TV-PG | Drama, Romance
Rodders and Danny-boy (as they are called sometimes) comes home from their South American journey and although they are empty-handed at the moment, they have cargo due to arrive tomorrow. ... See full summary »
The Practice (1997–2004)
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Helen prosecutes a man for killing his wife, with his son as the only eye witness to the crime. However, her case begins to go south when the son changes his story and claims it was a ... See full summary »