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. 

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    most listed Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Jack Nicholson

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    Henry Fonda, Jack Klugman, Jack Warden

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    the people's #1 Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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    added by HumbertoIbarra Bruce Willis, Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling

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    Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods

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    Robert Blake, John Forsythe, Will Geer

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    added by HumbertoIbarra Rachel Weisz, Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman

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    Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Alexander

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    added by HumbertoIbarra James Stewart, George C. Scott, Duke Ellington

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    Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Gary Busey

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    Jodie Foster, Kelly McGillis, Garry Chalk

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    Judy Garland, William Shatner, Marlene Dietrich

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    added by wiabux Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Tyrone Power

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    added by wiabux Al Pacino, Craig T. Nelson, Jeffrey Tambor

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    added by HumbertoIbarra Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Samuel L. Jackson

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    added by HumbertoIbarra George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson

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    Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, Christian Slater

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    Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bob Balaban

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    Denzel Washington, Patti LaBelle, David Alan Grier

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    added by willyboymcoy John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

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    Charlize Theron, Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves

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    Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Rod Steiger

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    ranked low on reranks & added by HumbertoIbarra Gene Kelly, Spencer Tracy, Harry Morgan

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    Harrison Ford, Viggo Mortensen, Danny Glover

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    Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey, Anna Paquin

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    Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart

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    Kate Beckinsale, Claire Danes, Paul Walker

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    added by wiabux Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy, Raúl Juliá

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    Mickey Rourke, Claire Danes, Matt Damon

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    Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Felicity Huffman

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    Cher, Liam Neeson, Dennis Quaid

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    Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Charles Dance

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    Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Woody Harrelson

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    Ian Holm, Sarah Polley, Bruce Greenwood

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    Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman

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    Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong

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    Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard

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    Robert Redford, Daryl Hannah, Brian Dennehy

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    Gene Hackman, Laurence Fishburne, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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    Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Annette Bening

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    added by HumbertoIbarra Edward Norton, Richard Gere, Laura Linney

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    added by wiabux Ryan Gosling, Anthony Hopkins, Rosamund Pike

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    added by wiabux Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones, Ben Kingsley

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    added by jbeuscher01 Judd Nelson, John Hurt, David Alan Grier

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    new! & added by MarkAshtonLund Justice Is Mind Vernon Aldershoff, Robin Rapoport, Kim Gordon, Paul Lussier

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