|List of the Top Courtroom Drama Movies of All Time|
Primal Fear Wow. Wow. Wow. The only way to describe Edward Norton's breakout role.
Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills A gripping documentary that brings into question the entire U.S. judicial system.
12 Angry Men Fascinating dialogue with most of the action taking place in the jury room. Stars Henry Fonda, Ed Begley, Jack Klugman, and Jack Warden.
Erin Brockovich A strong script and a brilliant Oscar-winning performance by Julia Roberts will empower citizens everywhere. Includes a cameo of the real-life Brockovich a single mother who nearly brought down an entire energy company.
The Exorcism of Emily Rose Perfectly blends courtroom drama and horror, but with a twist... the Devil. OK, maybe not that unusual.
The Accused Not for the faint of heart as it contains a disturbingly realistic rape scene. Challenging film that makes you think. Jodie Foster is at her best here.
Michael Clayton Strong characters, brilliant performances, and an airtight script add up to a nearly perfect specimen of the courtroom drama.
A Few Good Men One of the best cinematic courtroom dramas of the last 20 years, based on one of the best courtroom plays ever written. Also features one of the most popular quotes ever in a movie.
A Soldier's Story Brilliantly intense adaptation of the Charles Fuller play that features an early Denzel Washington. Combines a legal movie with military and race issues. Powerful drama.