461 total votes
The Paper Chase

The Paper Chase

The Paper Chase is a 1973 film starring Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, and John Houseman, directed by James Bridges. Based on John Jay Osborn, Jr.'s 1970 novel, The Paper Chase, it tells the story of James Hart, a first-year law student at Harvard Law School, his experiences with Professor Charles Kingsfield, a brilliant, demanding contract law instructor, and Hart's relationship with Kingsfield's daughter. Houseman later reprised his role in a TV series of the sa...

... more on Wikipedia

The Paper Chase is ranked on...

#19 of 48 The Greatest Legal Dramas Ever Made 1k votes A good courtroom drama can be suspenseful, heartbreaking, hopeful, smart, and even action packed if done well. The American legal ...
#6 of 30 The Best Movies About Ivy League Schools 721 votes College days are some of the best (and worst) times of our lives. There’s nothing more exciting than making it out of high school ...
#28 of 125 People who voted for The Paper Chase... are 8x more likely to vote for Love Story on this list The Best College Movies Ever 9.2k votes Any true college student should watch each of these college movies at least once. However we recommend watching each movie several...
#22 of 32 The Best Movies About Lawyers 1.4k votes A courtroom drama can be quite riveting. Movies about lawyers and attorneys are some of the most suspenseful, thought-provoking fi...
#16 of 143 The Best PG Coming Of Age Movies 1.3k votes List of PG coming of age movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG coming ...
#38 of 118 The Best Movies of 1973 1k votes List of the best movies of 1973, with movie trailers when available. 1973 was a tough year for martial arts fans, as Bruce Lee die...
#8 of 39 The Best Lindsay Wagner Movies 978 votes List of the best Lindsay Wagner movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Lindsay Wagner's highest grossing...
#1 of 55 The Best Timothy Bottoms Movies 450 votes List of the best Timothy Bottoms movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Timothy Bottoms's highest grossi...
#21 of 64 The Best Edward Herrmann Movies 267 votes List of the best Edward Herrmann movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Edward Herrmann's highest grossi...
#2 of 19 The Best John Houseman Movies 120 votes List of the best John Houseman movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. John Houseman's highest grossing m...
#2 of 25 The Best Graham Beckel Movies 93 votes List of the best Graham Beckel movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Graham Beckel's highest grossing m...

The Paper Chase is also found on...

Movies with Cinematography by Gordon Willis