The Best Courtroom Drama Movies Films
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The Best Courtroom Drama Movies

List Criteria: Films that feature a trial, judge, & jury

List of courtroom drama films includes courtroom drama movie titles that feature a trial, judge and jury. This courtroom drama movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. From films such as Degree of Guilt and The Gift , this list includes some of the best courtroom movie dramas made, be it the motifs of the courtroom drama genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Which is your favorite courtroom drama movie? Whether you like the classic old school courtroom movies or the more modern ones starring familiar faces like Al Pacino, this list is sure to have what you love. And if it's not on the list, add it yourself at the bottom!  

The films on this list cover the most famous courtroom drama movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about courtroom drama movie lists. Vote up the ones you think are best and downvote the ones that you think could be better. 

List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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    most listed
    12 Angry Men

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    To Kill a Mockingbird

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    1982 More
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    1984 More
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    The Hurricane

    1999 More
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    1985 More
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    Inherit the Wind

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    1987 More
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    new! Justice Is Mind

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