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The Vore's Film staff selects the top best legal movies of 2017 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Rick Famuyiwa, Chaitanya Tamhane & Ronit Elkabetz our new legal genre directors? The main focus is on international art house & American and British indie cinema.

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Popular actorsViola Davis, Robert Downey Jr. & Robert Duvall
Trending moviesThe Judge, Lucia de B. & Gett, The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

Anticipated 2017 legal movies to watch

    Marshall (Friday October 13, 2017)

    Marshall film poster Director
    Reginald Hudlin
    Cast
    Dan Stevens
    Sterling K. Brown
    Kate Hudson

    Upcoming biopic about the first Afro-American Supreme Court Judge, Thurgood Marshall. ...Read more
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Best legal movies on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016

2010's best rated legal movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

    The Judge (Friday October 10, 2014)

    The Judge film poster Director
    David DobkinDavid Dobkin
    Cast
    Robert Downey Jr.
    Robert Duvall
    Vera Farmiga
    The Judge Trailer

    A successful lawyer has to return to his home town when his father who is the town judge is charged of murder; he investigates the...Read more
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    Loving (Friday November 4, 2016)

    Loving film poster Director
    Jeff Nichols
    Cast
    Ruth Negga
    Joel Edgerton
    Will Dalton
    Loving Trailer

    An inter-racial couple faces a court trial for miscegenation as their marriage is discarded by the Virginia state law hence...Read more
    71%

    The Lincoln Lawyer (Friday March 18, 2011)

    The Lincoln Lawyer film poster Director
    Brad Furman
    Cast
    Matthew McConaughey
    Marisa Tomei
    Ryan Phillippe
    The Lincoln Lawyer Trailer

    A lawyer is appointed to defend a wealthy realtor in a case of assault against him; the accused claims that the victim was...Read more
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    Hannah Arendt (Thursday January 10, 2013)

    Hannah Arendt film poster Director
    Margarethe von Trotta
    Cast
    Barbara Sukowa
    Axel Milberg
    Janet McTeer
    Hannah Arendt Trailer

    The film provides an outlook to the life and profession of Hannah Arendt; a philosopher and a Political theorist who reported the...Read more
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    Lucia de B (Thursday April 3, 2014)

    Lucia de B film poster Director
    Paula van der Oest
    Cast
    Marwan Kenzari
    Barry Atsma
    Fockeline Ouwerkerk
    Lucia de B Trailer

    A young attorney puts a nurse who is accused of serial killings, behind the bars but then she finds evidence that states her...Read more
    7.1%

    Denial (Friday October 21, 2016)

    Denial film poster Director
    Mick Jackson
    Cast
    Rachel Weisz
    Tom Wilkinson
    Timothy Spall
    Denial Trailer

    A highly popular and acclaimed writer and historian is sued for libel by a denier when she claims in her writings that holocaust...Read more
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    Bernie (Friday June 22, 2012)

    Bernie film poster Director
    Richard Linklater
    Cast
    Jack Black
    Shirley MacLaine
    Matthew McConaughey
    Bernie Trailer

    An amiable undertaker develops a fond friendship with a wealthy widow but soon realizes her controlling manners and so he goes...Read more
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