The Best Courtroom Drama Movies Films
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The Best Courtroom Drama Movies

List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Courtroom drama films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

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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    Henry Fonda, Jack Klugman, Jack Warden

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    most listed Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Jack Nicholson

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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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    Jodie Foster, Kelly McGillis, Garry Chalk

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    Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods

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

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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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    Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Gary Busey

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    Robert Blake, John Forsythe, Will Geer

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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 HumbertoIbarra James Stewart, George C. Scott, Duke Ellington

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

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    Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart

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    Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, Christian Slater

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    added by HumbertoIbarra George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson

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    Charlize Theron, Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves

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    Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Rod Steiger

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    added by willyboymcoy John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

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    Denzel Washington, Patti LaBelle, David Alan Grier

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    Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bob Balaban

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    Harrison Ford, Viggo Mortensen, Danny Glover

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    Mickey Rourke, Claire Danes, Matt Damon

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    Kate Beckinsale, Claire Danes, Paul Walker

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    Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey, Anna Paquin

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    Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman

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    Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio

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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy, Raúl Juliá

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

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    Cher, Liam Neeson, Dennis Quaid

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    Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Felicity Huffman

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    Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Charles Dance

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    Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, Richard Anderson

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    Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary-Louise Parker

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    Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Renée Zellweger

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    ranked low on reranks & added by HumbertoIbarra Edward Norton, Richard Gere, Laura Linney

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    Robert Redford, Daryl Hannah, Brian Dennehy

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    Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Annette Bening

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    Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara, Thelma Ritter

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    Mara Wilson, Richard Attenborough, Dylan McDermott

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    Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard

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    Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Woody Harrelson

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    Ian Holm, Sarah Polley, Bruce Greenwood

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    Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong

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    Gene Hackman, Laurence Fishburne, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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    added by wiabux Ryan Gosling, Anthony Hopkins, Rosamund Pike

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    added by v.fizero.0 Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Bryan Cranston

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