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Law & Order: Organized Crime
Law & Order: Organized Crime

Director: Dick Wolf
Genre: Detective (TV Shows)
Cast:
Christopher Meloni
Christopher Meloni
Ainsley Seiger
Ainsley Seiger
Danielle Moné Truitt
Danielle Moné Truitt
Law & Order: Organized Crime is an American crime-drama television series that premiered on April 1, 2021, on NBC. A spin-off of the long-running series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (SVU) in the Law & Order franchise, the series stars Christopher Meloni as Elliot Stabler, reprising his role from SVU. The show features a “single-arc” storyline that will take multiple episodes to resolve. In May 2021, the series was renewed for a second season which will consist of 24 episodes. The second season premiered on September 23, 2021.The series centers on Law & Order: Special ...
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Worth
Worth

Director: Sara Colangelo
Genre: Drama (Movies)
Cast:
Michael Keaton
Michael Keaton
Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan
Laura Benanti
Laura Benanti
The film opens with Kenneth Feinberg detailing the law’s recognition of the monetary value of a person’s life to his class at Columbia University. Some time later, the September 11 attacks occur. Feinberg is appointed the Special Master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund while his law partner, Camille Biros, is appointed as his administrative deputy. Feinberg develops a rigid formula for each payout based on the victim’s income, and is instructed that if he cannot convince at least 80% of the 7000 estimated victims to sign on then they will be eligible to file a lawsuit which they may lose (as well as the pressure from the political administrations to ...
6.8
The Trial of the Chicago 7
The Trial of the Chicago 7

Director: Aaron Sorkin
Genre: Drama (Movies)
Cast:
Eddie Redmayne
Eddie Redmayne
Alex Sharp
Alex Sharp
Ben Shenkman
Ben Shenkman
In August 1968, Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, David Dellinger, Lee Weiner, John Froines, and Bobby Seale make preparations to protest at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Five months later, they are arrested and charged with trying to incite a riot. John N. Mitchell, the Attorney General, appoints Tom Foran and Richard Schultz as the prosecutors, while all the defendants except Seale are represented by William Kunstler and Leonard Weinglass. Judge Julius Hoffman shows significant prejudice for the prosecution, especially insisting that he and Abbie Hoffman are not related. Seale’s attorney, Charles Garry, ...
7.8
TV Shows
Perry Mason
Perry Mason

Director: Rolin Jones
Genre: Detective (TV Shows)
Cast:
Matthew Rhys
Matthew Rhys
Chris Chalk
Chris Chalk
Eric Lange
Eric Lange
Perry Mason is an American period drama television series based on the character of the same name created by Erle Stanley Gardner that premiered on June 21, 2020, on HBO. The series was developed and written by Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald and stars Matthew Rhys in the title role. The series focuses on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason. In 1932, Los Angeles is prospering while the rest of the U.S. is recovering from the grip of ...
Dark Waters
Dark Waters

Director: Todd Haynes
Genre: Thriller (Movies)
Cast:
Mark Ruffalo
Mark Ruffalo
Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
Bill Camp
Bill Camp
Robert Bilott is a corporate defense lawyer from Cincinnati, Ohio working for law firm Taft Stettinius & Hollister. Farmer Wilbur Tennant, who knows Robert’s grandmother, asks Robert to investigate a number of unexplained animal deaths in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Tennant connects the deaths to the chemical manufacturing corporation DuPont, and gives Robert a large case of videotapes. Robert visits the Tennants’ farm, where he learns that 190 cows have died with unusual medical conditions such as bloated organs, blackened teeth, and tumors. DuPont attorney Phil Donnelly tells him he is not aware of the case but will help out in any way he can. Robert files a small ...
Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Director: Dan Gilroy
Genre: Thriller (Movies)
Cast:
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Amanda Warren
Amanda Warren
Carmen Ejogo
Carmen Ejogo
Roman J. Israel is a lawyer earning $500 a week at a small law firm in Los Angeles. In his two-partner office, Israel is responsible for preparing briefs, often focusing on the civil rights of their defendants, while William Jackson, the firm’s founder and a well-respected professor, focuses on the courtroom appearances that Israel struggles with. Israel has spent years developing a brief that he believes will bring reform to the unfair use of plea bargaining to induce guilty pleas in the justice system. Though short on social skills, Israel is gifted with a phenomenal memory as well as strong personal convictions, which he has pursued at the expense of family.
Law & Order True Crime
Law & Order True Crime

Director: Rene Balcer
Genre: Detective (TV Shows)
Cast:
Edie Falco
Edie Falco
Gus Halper
Gus Halper
Miles Gaston Villanueva
Miles Gaston Villanueva
Law & Order True Crime is an American true crime anthology series that premiered on September 26, 2017 on NBC. The series was ordered by NBC on July 15, 2016, and is part of the Law & Order franchise. Created by René Balcer, the eight-episode first season, titled Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders, is a dramatization of the trial of Lyle and Erik Menendez, who were convicted in 1996 for the murder of their parents, José and Kitty Menendez. As of December 2021 the series is on hiatus. When the Menendez brothers were tried on national TV for brutally killing their parents in Beverly Hills, ...
The Whole Truth
The Whole Truth

Director: Courtney Hunt
Genre: Thriller (Movies)
Cast:
Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves
Gabriel Basso
Gabriel Basso
Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Defense attorney Richard Ramsay works the case of 17-year-old Mike Lassiter’s alleged murder of his wealthy lawyer father Boone, a professional friend. Ramsay feels pressure to save Mike, but Mike’s complete silence makes it difficult. Ramsay employs young, talented lawyer Janelle Brady, daughter of another professional friend, as his associate after she leaves a career in corporate law. The first witness, a flight attendant for a charter flight, states that she witnessed tension between father and son on a return journey from Stanford. In a flashback, Mike wants to go to Reed College, but Boone forces him to attend Stanford University.
The Witness for the Prosecution
Witness for the Prosecution

Director: Julian Jarrold
Genre: Detective (Movies)
Cast:
Billy Howle
Billy Howle
Andrea Riseborough
Andrea Riseborough
David Haig
David Haig
The Witness for the Prosecution is a 2016 British mystery drama thriller television serial broadcast on BBC One over Christmas 2016. The two-part programme was adapted by Sarah Phelps and directed by Julian Jarrold and is based on Agatha Christie’s short story of the same name. The expanded plot is based on Christie’s original short story with the original ending, which is different than that of previous stage, film and television versions, including Billy Wilder’s 1957 film version.
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The Judge
The Judge

Director: David Dobkin
Genre: Drama (Movies)
Cast:
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
Billy Bob Thornton
Billy Bob Thornton
Dax Shepard
Dax Shepard
Hank Palmer is a successful attorney in Chicago. When Hank receives news his mother has just died, the judge grants his case a continuance. Before returning to his hometown of Carlinville, Indiana to attend the funeral, Hank argues with his neglected, unfaithful wife, Lisa, whom he is divorcing. In Carlinville, Hank reunites with his older brother, Glen, a tire shop owner, and his mentally disabled younger brother Dale. Hank’s estranged father is Judge Joseph Palmer of Carlinville’s criminal court, who he merely calls “Judge.” The two have been estranged due to the Judge’s harsh treatment of his son in light of his youthful indiscretions, including a car ...
7.4
TV Shows
Suits
Suits

Director: Aaron Korsh
Genre: Drama (TV Shows)
Cast:
Gabriel Macht
Gabriel Macht
Amanda Schull
Amanda Schull
Dulé Hill
Dulé Hill
Suits is an American legal drama television series created and written by Aaron Korsh. The series premiered on USA Network on June 23, 2011, and is produced by Universal Cable Productions. The series concluded on September 25, 2019. Suits is set at a fictional New York City law firm and follows talented college dropout Mike Ross, who starts working as a law associate for Harvey Specter despite never having attended Harvard Law School. The show focuses on Harvey and Mike closing cases, while maintaining Mike’s secret. The show also features the characters Louis Litt, Rachel Zane, Donna Paulsen, and Jessica ...
8.4
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2011 — 2019
The Lincoln Lawyer
The Lincoln Lawyer

Director: Brad Furman
Genre: Thriller (Movies)
Cast:
Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey
Bob Gunton
Bob Gunton
Bryan Cranston
Bryan Cranston
Criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller works in LA County, California, mostly from the back of his black Lincoln Town Car, chauffeured by Earl Briggs. Most of his career has been defending low-end criminals, such as a biker club led by Eddie Vogel. Haller is hired for a high-profile case, representing wealthy Louis Roulet, a Beverly Hills playboy and son of real estate mogul Mary Windsor. He is accused of brutally beating prostitute Regina Campo, and insists he is the innocent victim of a setup. Haller and his investigator, Frank Levin analyze photos and evidence and find it similar to a past case, resulting in a life sentence for his client, Jesus ...
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

Director: Daniel Alfredson
Genre: Detective (Movies)
Cast:
Michael Nyqvist
Michael Nyqvist
Aksel Morisse
Aksel Morisse
Anders Ahlbom Rosendahl
Anders Ahlbom Rosendahl
The film begins at the conclusion of The Girl Who Played with Fire. Computer hacker Lisbeth Salander is airlifted to a hospital in Gothenburg to recover from gunshot wounds inflicted by her father, crime boss Alexander Zalachenko. Journalist Mikael Blomkvist, who Salander helped on a previous case, resumes his efforts to clear her of several murder charges, knowing that she was framed by the “Section”, a group within the Swedish Security Service that illegally sheltered Zalachenko after he defected from the Soviet Union. Section members Evert Gullberg and Fredrik Clinton decide to silence Zalachenko and Salander to preserve ...
Dirty Sexy Money
Dirty Sexy Money

Director: Craig Wright
Genre: Drama (TV Shows)
Cast:
Peter Krause
Peter Krause
Blair Underwood
Blair Underwood
Donald Sutherland
Donald Sutherland
The series revolves around Nick George, whose whole life has been lived in the shadow of the Darling family, but as an adult he’s leading a simple life as an idealistic lawyer, until his father’s suspicious death. The wealthy Darlings of New York have asked him to take over his father’s job as their personal lawyer, but the money that will allow him the freedom to be an altruistic do-gooder is only part of the picture. That same money pulls him into the dubious doings of the Darling clan. Due to the cancellation of the show, the running plot line of the mystery of Dutch George will never be solved. Craig Wright told the Los Angeles ...
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2007 — 2009
Michael Clayton
Michael Clayton

Director: Tony Gilroy
Genre: Thriller (Movies)
Cast:
George Clooney
George Clooney
Michael O'Keefe
Michael O'Keefe
Sydney Pollack
Sydney Pollack
Michael Clayton is a “fixer” for a prestigious New York City law firm, using his connections and knowledge of legal loopholes for clients’ benefit. One night, he receives a call about a client who was involved in a hit-and-run accident, leaving his high-stakes poker game to attend to the matter. Later, he drives into the countryside and in the early morning, he suddenly stops to approach a trio of horses in a field, when a bomb detonates in his car parked nearby. Four days earlier, Arthur Edens, one of the firm’s leading attorneys, has a manic episode in the middle of a deposition in Milwaukee involving a multibillion-dollar, ...
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12
12

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Genre: Drama (Movies)
Cast:
Sergei Makovetsky
Sergei Makovetsky
Alexei Petrenko
Alexei Petrenko
Alexey Gorbunov
Alexey Gorbunov
A 12-men jury decides whether a young Chechen boy is guilty of the murder of his stepfather, a Russian military officer. Initially it seems that the boy was the murderer. However, one of the jurors, a foreman, votes in favour of acquittal. Since the verdict must be rendered unanimously, the jurors review the case, and one by one come to the conclusion that the boy was framed. The murder was performed by criminals involved in the construction business. The discussion is repeatedly interrupted by flashbacks from the boy’s wartime childhood. In the end the foreman states that he was sure the boy did not commit the crime but he will not vote in ...
7.7
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Fracture
Fracture

Director: Gregory Hoblit
Genre: Detective (Movies)
Cast:
Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
Billy Burke
Billy Burke
Bob Gunton
Bob Gunton
Theodore “Ted” Crawford, a wealthy Irish aeronautical engineer living in Los Angeles, confirms that his wife, Jennifer, is having an affair with police detective Robert Nunally. Confronting his wife, Crawford shoots her. Police are called, including Nunally, who enters the house cautiously, negotiating with Crawford for both to put down their guns. Crawford confesses he shot his wife. Recognizing the victim, and being subtly goaded by Crawford, Nunally becomes enraged and assaults him. Now in jail awaiting trial, Crawford engages in a battle of wits with rising star deputy district attorney William “Willy” Beachum, who ...
Intolerable Cruelty
Intolerable Cruelty

Director: Ethan Coen
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
George Clooney
George Clooney
Billy Bob Thornton
Billy Bob Thornton
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Donovan Donaly, a TV soap opera producer, walks in on his wife Bonnie being intimate with an ex-boyfriend. He files for divorce, and Bonnie hires Miles Massey, a top divorce attorney and the inventor of the “Massey pre-nup”, a completely foolproof prenuptial agreement. Miles wins a large property settlement against Donaly, leaving him broke. Private investigator Gus Petch tails the wealthy and married Rex Rexroth on a drunken night out with a blonde. When they stop at a motel, Gus catches their tryst on video. He takes the video to Rex’s wife, Marylin Rexroth, a marriage-for-money predator. She files for divorce, demanding a large property settlement. Unable to ...
6.2
High Crimes
High Crimes

Director: Carl Franklin
Genre: Detective (Movies)
Cast:
Ashley Judd
Ashley Judd
Adam Scott
Adam Scott
Amanda Peet
Amanda Peet
Attorney Claire Kubik and her woodworker husband Tom find their idyllic life in Marin County, California shattered when, during a Christmas shopping excursion in San Francisco’s Union Square, he is captured by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation and charged with the 1988 murders of nine unarmed civilians in a village in El Salvador. Claire learns Tom’s real name is Ronald Chapman, and she is shocked to discover he was a covert military operative serving in the Marines and has been on the run for the past twelve years. Tom admits he was present at the scene of the mass murders but staunchly denies any involvement in the killings. He ...
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Director: Dick Wolf
Genre: Detective (TV Shows)
Cast:
Kathryn Erbe
Kathryn Erbe
Alicia Witt
Alicia Witt
Annabella Sciorra
Annabella Sciorra
Criminal Intent follows The NYPD Manhattan “Major Case Squad”, a force of detectives who investigate high-profile cases (in most cases, murder, kidnappings or major robberies), such as those involving VIPs, local government officials and employees, the financial industry, and the art world. This series in the franchise is notable for its heavy focus on the motives and actions of the criminals, paralleling the investigation with scenes of the suspects’ lives that show the audience circumstances that the investigators can, at most, only attempt to deduce. Each episode features a cold open of the victim and suspects in (at ...
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2001 — 2011