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    Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    Courtroom Dramas are one of my favorite genre's. Here is the list of AFI's Top 10:

    AFI: 10 Top 10

    I have seen 6 of the top 10, but plan to watch all of them. The six I have seen are:

    To Kill A Mockingbird
    12 Angry Men
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    Anatomy of a Murder

    I loved ALL of them with 12 Angry Men and Witness for the Prosecution being my favorites.

    What are your favorite Courtroom dramas? It can be any on the list or any other good ones that you have seen.



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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    My Cousin Vinny



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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    It probably isn't top ten material, but I'll mention Primal Fear. Edward Norton is tremendous in that movie.



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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    Probably JFK, because it makes my tinfoil hat fit just that much better.



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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    Does The Untouchables count?


    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Walton
    Think Oscar Wilde when he said, "every saint has a past, every sinner has a future." But also think Neil Young: the fork in the road, light a candle. Instead of cursing the darkness, let's light a candle for where we're going. This was fantastic for the world. We are better people for having been here. It was absolutely incredible. I'm inspired. I don't know when I'll ever sleep again.

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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    Liar Liar...oh you said Drama.


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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    Does Liar Liar count?



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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    A Time to Kill



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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    Another list: Top 25 Courtroom Dramas Ever: Order in the Court! - The Moviefone Blog

    I'll add a couple of others that I really liked:

    A Man for all Seasons
    Inherit the Wind

    Both based on true stories.



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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Does Liar Liar count?

    YEAH! In your bra...


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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    Liar Liar and My Cousin Vinny were both good movies and have courtroom scenes. They aren't dramas, but I enjoyed them.



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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    Quote Originally Posted by klamath632 View Post
    Does The Untouchables count?
    It has courtroom scenes. To Kill a Mockingbird and Kramer vs. Kramer are on the list, but they are more than just about the story of the trial too.



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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    I've always liked Suspect and Presumed Innocent. Many others already listed.


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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    Everyone should see The Verdict. Great movie, and pertinent to our current situation where individuals are more and more limited access to civil justice.



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    Re: Favorite Courtroom Drama Movie

    "The Accused" put Jodie Foster on the map.


    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Walton
    Think Oscar Wilde when he said, "every saint has a past, every sinner has a future." But also think Neil Young: the fork in the road, light a candle. Instead of cursing the darkness, let's light a candle for where we're going. This was fantastic for the world. We are better people for having been here. It was absolutely incredible. I'm inspired. I don't know when I'll ever sleep again.

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