Best Lawyer Movies

  • Michael Clayton

    Michael Clayton (R, 2007)

    George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Jennifer Ehle, Tom Wilkinson, Michael O'Keefe
    Michael Clayton (George Clooney) handles all of the dirty work for a major New York law firm, arrang... read moreing top-flight legal services and skirting through loopholes for ethically questionable clients. But when a fellow "fixer" decides to turn on the very firm they were hired to clean up for, Clayton finds himself at the center of a conspiratorial maelstrom. Once an ambitious D.A., Clayton is now a shell of his former dynamic self, thanks to a divorce, an unfortunate business venture, and astronomical debt. Though he longs to leave the cutthroat, ethically dubious world of corporate law behind, Clayton's poor financial situation and devotion to firm head Marty Bach (Sydney Pollack) leave him little choice but to remain on the job and tough it out. Meanwhile, litigator Karen Crowder (Tilda Swinton) finds her entire company's future hinging on the outcome of a multi-billion-dollar settlement overseen by Clayton's friend, star lawyer Arthur Edens (Tom Wilkinson). When Edens snaps and decides to blow the whistle on the questionable case, sabotaging the defense, Clayton must decide between his loyalty and his conscience. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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      fb1236729810: . Clooney is Michael Clayton, a once promising lawyer who now serves as the "fixer" for a large corporate law firm. It's his job to clean up the me
      Reviewed 21 months days ago
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      fb509533103: s takes a little while to get going, but once the plot begins to unfold it becomes one of the best "lawyer/thriller" to date! The acting is superb across the board, but its Tom Wilkinson who really st
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • LorenzoVonMatterhorn
      LorenzoVonMatterhorn: i>"The Truth Can Be Adjusted"

      A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-bill
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • Fracture

    Fracture (R, 2007)

    Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike, Embeth Davidtz
    When Ted Crawford discovers that his beautiful younger wife, Jennifer, is having an affair, he plans... read more her murder--the perfect murder. Among the cops arriving at the crime scene is hostage negotiator Detective Rob Nunally, the only officer permitted entry to the house. Surprisingly, Crawford readily admits to shooting his wife, but Nunally is too stunned to pay close attention when he recognizes his lover, whose true identity he never knew, lying on the floor in a pool of blood. Although Jennifer was shot at point blank range, Nunally realizes she isn't dead. Crawford is immediately arrested and arraigned after confessing--a seemingly slam-dunk case for hot shot assistant district attorney Willy Beachum, who has one foot out the door of the District Attorney's office on his way to a lucrative job in high-stakes corporate law. But nothing is as simple as it seems, including this case. Will the lure of power and a love affair with a sexy, ambitious attorney at his new firm overpower Willy's fierce drive to win, or worse, quash his code of ethics? In a tense duel of intellect and strategy, Crawford and Willy both learn that a "fracture" can be found in every ostensibly perfect facade.
    • crazydannielle16
      crazydannielle16: Very interesting movie on how a young lawyer must outwit a very smart murderer and prove him guilty of murdering his wife.
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
    • seanfox778
      seanfox778: he next their having thanksgiving dinner at her family's house, she didn't seem like a high powered lawyer, she was too soft and what kind of "boss" pounces on a new employer like 5 mins after meeting
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
    • famobregon
      famobregon: . The young lawyer looks too arrogant for my taste, but all in all Hopkins compensates.
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
  • The Lincoln Lawyer

    The Lincoln Lawyer (R, 2011)

    Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy, Michael Peņa
    Matthew McConaughey stars in this legal thriller as a low-rent defense attorney named Mickey Haller.... read more Most of the time, Mickey barely keeps his head above water, representing low-life clients and working out of the back of his car. He thinks he's landed the case of a lifetime when he's hired to defend a rich playboy (Ryan Phillippe) who stands accused of rape and attempted murder, and eagerly accepts his new client and the massive payoff that's sure to come with him. But Mickey soon discovers that he's become ensnared in a twisted plot where no fee in the world is high enough to pay for the deadly workload, and his only hope of survival may just lay in his own skills as a long-practiced double-crosser. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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      fb1526363679: The Lincoln Lawyer is great entertainment with a brilliant performance from Matthew McConaughey.
      Reviewed 6 months days ago
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      fb555716550: An excellent mystery movie! Matthew Mcconaughey does a great job acting as a lawyer. Although the movie is named after the car, and given the fact that the movie's description i
      Reviewed 11 months days ago
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      fb15508169: . Matthew McCaughnahey is spectacular as a sleazy lawyer. 4 stars!
      Reviewed 16 months days ago