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The Best PG-13 Courtroom Drama Movies

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List of PG-13 courtroom dramas, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 courtroom dramas and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 Courtroom Drama movie of all time is. This list of popular PG-13 courtroom dramas includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top PG-13 Courtroom Drama movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great PG-13 Courtroom Drama films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 Courtroom Drama film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

Examples of movies on this list include Philadelphia and The Rainmaker.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG-13 courtroom dramas?" and "What are the most famous PG-13 courtroom dramas?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new courtroom dramas that are rated PG-13. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great courtroom dramas rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching.

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    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington
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    Runaway Jury

    Rachel Weisz, Dustin Hoffman
    Runaway Jury is a 2003 American thriller film directed by Gary Fleder and starring John...  more

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    Ghosts of Mississippi

    Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg
    Ghosts of Mississippi is a 1996 American drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Alec...  more

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    The Pelican Brief

    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington
    The Pelican Brief is a 1993 legal thriller based on the novel of the same name by John...  more

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    The Rainmaker

    Matt Damon, Claire Danes
    The Rainmaker is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and...  more

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    The Crucible

    Winona Ryder, Daniel Day-Lewis
    The Crucible is a 1996 drama film written by Arthur Miller and based on his play of the same...  more
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    A Civil Action

    John Travolta, Robert Duvall
    A Civil Action is a 1998 American drama film that was directed by Steven Zaillian, that stars...  more
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    Brokedown Palace

    Kate Beckinsale, Claire Danes
    Brokedown Palace is a 1999 American drama film directed by Jonathan Kaplan, and starring...  more

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    The Conspirator

    Evan Rachel Wood, Alexis Bledel
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    I Am Sam

    Sean Penn, Dakota Fanning
    I Am Sam is a 2001 American drama film directed by Jessie Nelson. A mentally handicapped man...  more

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    The Client

    Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones
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    High Crimes

    Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd
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    Ethan Hawke, Max von Sydow
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    Evil Angels

    Meryl Streep, Sam Neill
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    American Violet

    Nicole Beharie, Alfre Woodard
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    Guilty by Suspicion

    Robert De Niro, Annette Bening
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    Eli Wallach, Carl Reiner
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    Cry, the Beloved Country

    James Earl Jones, Richard Harris
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    Nikita Mikhalkov, Sergei Garmash
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    Before and After

    Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson
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    In the Hands of the Enemy

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    The Exorcism of Emily Rose

    Laura Linney, Jennifer Carpenter
    The Exorcism of Emily Rose is a 2005 American courtroom drama horror film directed by Scott...  more

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    Naked Lie

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    Heavens Fall

    Leelee Sobieski, David Strathairn
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    Moonlight Mile

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Susan Sarandon
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