20 Movies Like A Time To Kill

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A Few Good Men

A Few Good Men
A Few Good Men
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 10 wins & 30 nominations total
Writer: Aaron Sorkin
Actors: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“A Few Good Men” is a legal drama film that follows a young military lawyer who defends two Marines accused of murder. As he delves deeper into the case, he uncovers a high-level conspiracy and must fight for justice against powerful forces.

Primal Fear

Primal Fear
Primal Fear
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 10 wins & 12 nominations total
Writer: William Diehl, Steve Shagan, Ann Biderman
Actors: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Primal Fear” is a legal thriller about a high-profile defense attorney who takes on the case of an altar boy accused of murdering a prominent archbishop, only to uncover a shocking truth that challenges his perception of innocence and guilt. As the trial unfolds, the attorney must navigate a web of deceit and psychological manipulation to uncover the truth and protect his client.

Philadelphia

Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 20 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: Ron Nyswaner
Actors: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Philadelphia” is a drama film that follows a talented lawyer, Andrew Beckett, who is wrongfully fired from his prestigious law firm due to his HIV-positive status. With the help of a homophobic lawyer, Joe Miller, Andrew fights for justice and challenges societal prejudices in a high-stakes court case that addresses discrimination and the rights of individuals with HIV/AIDS.

The Client

The Client
The Client
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 3 wins & 4 nominations total
Writer: John Grisham, Akiva Goldsman, Robert Getchell
Actors: Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Renfro
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Client” is a legal thriller film based on John Grisham’s novel, where a young boy witnesses a mob lawyer’s suicide and becomes entangled in a dangerous web of secrets and corruption. With the help of a determined attorney, he must navigate the legal system and protect his own life.

Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning
Mississippi Burning
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 17 wins & 25 nominations total
Writer: Chris Gerolmo
Actors: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Mississippi Burning” is a 1988 crime drama film based on the real-life events of the 1964 murder of three civil rights activists in Mississippi. The movie follows two FBI agents who investigate the case, facing intense racism and corruption as they uncover the truth behind the killings.

In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 23 wins & 16 nominations total
Writer: Stirling Silliphant, John Ball
Actors: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates
Language: English
Country: United States
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“In the Heat of the Night” is a crime drama film about a black detective from Philadelphia who gets involved in a murder investigation in a racially tense small town in Mississippi. As he assists the local police, he faces prejudice and resistance while working to solve the case and challenge racial stereotypes.

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men
12 Angry Men
Internet Movie Database: 9.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Metacritic: 97/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 16 wins & 12 nominations total
Writer: Reginald Rose
Actors: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam
Language: English
Country: United States
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“12 Angry Men” is a gripping courtroom drama that follows the deliberations of a jury tasked with deciding the fate of a young man accused of murder. As tensions rise and prejudices are challenged, the film explores themes of justice, prejudice, and the power of persuasion.

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 14 wins & 16 nominations total
Writer: Harper Lee, Horton Foote
Actors: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton
Language: English
Country: United States
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To Kill a Mockingbird is a film adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel, exploring racial injustice and the loss of innocence through the eyes of Scout Finch, a young girl growing up in the 1930s American South. As her father, Atticus Finch, defends a black man falsely accused of rape, Scout learns valuable lessons about empathy, prejudice, and the power of standing up for what is right.

The Lincoln Lawyer

The Lincoln Lawyer
The Lincoln Lawyer
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: John Romano, Michael Connelly
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Lincoln Lawyer” is a legal thriller film about a criminal defense attorney who operates out of his Lincoln Town Car, taking on a high-profile case defending a wealthy client accused of assault. As he delves deeper into the case, he uncovers a web of deceit and corruption that puts his own life at risk.

The Pelican Brief

The Pelican Brief
The Pelican Brief
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 55%
Metacritic: 50/100
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Runtime: 141 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: John Grisham, Alan J. Pakula
Actors: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Pelican Brief” is a legal thriller film based on John Grisham’s novel. It follows a law student who uncovers a conspiracy surrounding the assassination of two Supreme Court justices and becomes the target of powerful forces as she tries to expose the truth.

The Rainmaker

The Rainmaker
The Rainmaker
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: John Grisham, Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Herr
Actors: Matt Damon, Danny DeVito, Claire Danes
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Rainmaker” is a legal drama film about a young lawyer who takes on a powerful insurance company in a case involving a terminally ill young man and his denied claim for medical treatment, ultimately challenging the corrupt practices of the company and fighting for justice.

Sleepers

Sleepers
Sleepers
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 49/100
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Runtime: 147 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 1 win & 5 nominations total
Writer: Lorenzo Carcaterra, Barry Levinson
Actors: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt
Language: English
Country: United States
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Sleepers is a crime drama film that follows four friends from Hell’s Kitchen who seek revenge on a sadistic guard who abused them as children while they were in a juvenile detention center, leading to a gripping tale of justice and redemption.

The Verdict

The Verdict
The Verdict
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. 3 wins & 14 nominations total
Writer: Barry Reed, David Mamet, Jay Presson Allen
Actors: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Verdict” is a legal drama film that follows a down-on-his-luck lawyer, Frank Galvin, as he takes on a medical malpractice case against a prestigious hospital. Galvin, struggling with personal demons, seeks redemption and justice as he battles a powerful legal and medical establishment.

Presumed Innocent

Presumed Innocent
Presumed Innocent
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Scott Turow, Frank Pierson, Alan J. Pakula
Actors: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Presumed Innocent” is a legal thriller film about a prosecutor who becomes the prime suspect in the murder of his colleague and former lover, as he navigates a web of deceit, betrayal, and courtroom drama to prove his innocence and find the true killer.”

Runaway Jury

Runaway Jury
Runaway Jury
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: John Grisham, Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Actors: John Cusack, Rachel Weisz, Gene Hackman
Language: English, French, Italian
Country: United States
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“Runaway Jury” is a legal thriller film that follows a high-stakes courtroom battle as a mysterious jury manipulator works behind the scenes to influence the outcome of a high-profile gun manufacturer lawsuit. The film explores the power struggles, deception, and moral dilemmas faced by the lawyers, jury members, and the manipulator as they navigate the complex world of justice and manipulation.

The Firm

The Firm
The Firm
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 154 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 3 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: John Grisham, David Rabe, Robert Towne
Actors: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Firm” is a legal thriller film based on John Grisham’s novel, following a young lawyer who joins a prestigious law firm only to discover its dark secrets and involvement in organized crime, putting his life in danger as he tries to escape its grip.”

Jagged Edge

Jagged Edge
Jagged Edge
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 nominations total
Writer: Joe Eszterhas
Actors: Jeff Bridges, Glenn Close, Peter Coyote
Language: English
Country: United States
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Jagged Edge is a thriller movie about a wealthy publisher accused of murdering his wife, and the lawyer who takes on his case and becomes entangled in a dangerous game of deception and manipulation. As the lawyer investigates, she uncovers shocking secrets that challenge her beliefs and put her own life at risk.

Fracture

Fracture
Fracture
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Daniel Pyne, Glenn Gers
Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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Fracture is a legal thriller film about a brilliant engineer who meticulously plans the murder of his unfaithful wife, but finds himself outsmarted by a young prosecutor who uncovers the truth behind the crime.

The Accused

The Accused
The Accused
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 6 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: Tom Topor
Actors: Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster, Bernie Coulson
Language: English
Country: Canada, United States
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“The Accused” is a 1988 drama film based on a true story, following a young woman who seeks justice after being brutally gang-raped at a bar. With the help of a determined prosecutor, she fights against societal prejudices and a flawed legal system to hold her attackers accountable.

The People vs. Larry Flynt

The People vs. Larry Flynt
The People vs. Larry Flynt
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Biography, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 22 wins & 35 nominations total
Writer: Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski
Actors: Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The People vs. Larry Flynt” is a biographical drama film that follows the real-life story of Larry Flynt, the controversial publisher of Hustler magazine, as he battles against censorship and defends his right to freedom of speech in a landmark Supreme Court case.”

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