Top 10 Lawyer Movies

Gyi Tsakalakis
January 30, 2009

oscarIt's Friday, let's take a break from lawyer marketing and enjoy some of the best "lawyer-movies" of all-time.

I encourage you to agree, disagree, or just flat-out mock my selections (Check out the resources below the list for a reminder of some all-time classics).

Top 10 Lawyer Movies:

10. My Cousin Vinny

9. A Time to Kill

8. A Few Good Men

7. Young Mr. Lincoln

6. Inherit the Wind

5. Anatomy of a Murder

4. Philadelphia

3. The Verdict

2. 12 Angry Men

1. To Kill A Mockingbird


The ABA's Top 25 Legal Movies

The American Film Institute's Top 10 Courtroom Dramas

WendyTech's lawyers in the movies

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Gyi Tsakalakis
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Jordan (elegantDIGITAL)

I'm so glad To Kill a Mockingbird was listed as number 1. Atticus Finch has done more good for the legal profession's reputation than most real people.

M.G. Shapiro
M.G. Shapiro
14 years ago

How could you not fit Rainmaker into that list??

Art Zimmet
14 years ago

Where are the comedies? Intolerable Cruelty is pure genius. Let the record show that the Baron has identified Rex Rexroth as the silly man.

Gyi Tsakalakis
Gyi Tsakalakis
14 years ago

Point well-taken Art. I think we could dedicate an entirely new list to Lawyer Comedies...

Any other nominations?

Ben Qualley
Ben Qualley
14 years ago

I guess I never really considered 12 Angry Men a "lawyer-movie"...even though it has been a couple of years, I can't remember any lawyer involvement at all.

Primal Fear is one of my all-time favorites and underrated in general.

13 years ago

How about Devil's Advocate ? Al Pacino really has what a movie needs to be great !

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