Most Popular Supreme Court Movies and TV Shows
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1. Vice (I) (2018)
R | 132 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
Votes: 92,110 | Gross: $47.84M
3. Bridge of Spies (2015)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, History, Thriller
During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.
Votes: 268,668 | Gross: $72.31M
4. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
PG | 105 min | Drama
Ted Kramer's wife leaves him, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
Votes: 121,434 | Gross: $106.26M
6. Amistad (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama, History
In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.
Votes: 67,133 | Gross: $44.18M
7. Capote (2005)
R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.
Votes: 119,023 | Gross: $28.75M
8. Loving (2016)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court's historic 1967 decision.
Votes: 28,949 | Gross: $7.70M
9. Dave (1993)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance is put in his place.
Votes: 46,532 | Gross: $63.27M
10. In Cold Blood (1967)
R | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.
12. Evelyn (2002)
PG | 94 min | Drama
1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment, and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children... See full summary »
Votes: 6,074 | Gross: $1.48M
13. Confirmation (2016 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
Judge Clarence Thomas' nomination to the United States Supreme Court is called into question when Anita Hill, a former colleague, testifies that he sexually harassed her.
15. The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)
R | 108 min | Drama
Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well... See full summary »
18. Savannah (2013)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family, History
Drama about the friendship between an Oxford-educated Southerner and a former black slave in turn-of-the-century Savannah.
Votes: 1,356 | Gross: $0.04M
20. First Monday (2002– )
60 min | Drama
Each Supreme Court term begins on the first Monday in October. Currently, the Court's evenly divided between conservatives and liberals. Moderate Justice Joseph Novelli has just joined them. The show follows their cases and lives.
21. The Gracefield Incident (2017)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Horror, Mystery
In Gracefield, three couples are spending a long weekend in a luxurious cabin when suddenly an uninvited guest in the form of a meteorite, comes crashing the party...
24. Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Drama
Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war.
25. The Color of Courage (1998 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Drama
Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a ... See full summary »
27. Lemon Tree (2008)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, War
The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.
Votes: 6,040 | Gross: $0.57M
28. First Monday in October (1981)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate.
29. Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have... See full summary »
30. Reversing Roe (2018)
99 min | Documentary
A deep historical look at one of the most controversial issues of our time, highlighting the abortion debate from various points along the ideological spectrum in a winding story of abortion in America.
32. Roe vs. Wade (1989 TV Movie)
95 min | Biography, Drama
Ellen Russell is a lonely, single, poorly educated Texan who finds herself pregnant with no means to support a child. To avoid giving up the child, she seeks an abortion. Denied an abortion... See full summary »
33. A Stranger in Town (1943)
Passed | 67 min | Drama, Romance
In the small town of Crown Port local attorney Bill Adams is trying to break up the ring of corrupt town officials by running for mayor. The cards seemed stacked against him when he gets ... See full summary »
35. All the President's Men Revisited (2013 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary
Looks back at Watergate, the original game changer of America politics. How has Watergate changed the Presidency? What effect has the scandal had on our political leaders? And has hope and ... See full summary »
41. Of All the Things (2012)
105 min | Comedy, Romance
Bernadette "Berns" Pamintuan (Regine Velasquez) earns a living as a fixer, having mastered the art of sidling up to people in power.
Meanwhile, Emil Arellano (Aga Muhlach) is a notary ... See full synopsis »
44. The Case Against 8 (2014)
TV-14 | 109 min | Documentary, Biography, News
A behind-the-scenes look inside the case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage. Shot over five years, the film follows the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court.
46. With All Deliberate Speed (2004)
Unrated | 110 min | Documentary, History
Documentary filmmaker Peter Gilbert unearths the legacy of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education -- where it was ruled that "in the field of public education, ... See full summary »
Votes: 56 | Gross: $0.01M
47. Willie Francis Must Die Again (2006)
52 min | Documentary, Crime
The true story of Willie Francis, a sixteen year-old African American with no prior record who was sentenced to the electric chair in 1946... and survived. For two years after he became ... See full summary »
48. Woman Against Woman (1938)
Passed | 61 min | Drama, Romance
Cynthia is married to Steve and is a selfish hard woman. She decides where they will live, who they will see and even gets rid of Dora, the nanny who raised Steve and is now raising their ... See full summary »
49. Secrecy (2008)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
Amidst the American hunger for instantaneous news and up-to-date "facts," this unflinching film uncovers the vast, invisible world of government secrecy.
50. Kill the Messenger (2006 TV Movie)
84 min | Documentary
A true spy story about the only American citizen who dared stand up to the FBI in an attempt to expose the truth on some specific yet hidden aspects of today's War on Terror and give the ... See full summary »