12 Law Movies On Netflix

8+ Law Movies Available on Netflix

Oh – you’re interested in watching some bad ass lawyers take on the villains and reign victorious? Well – you’ve come to the right place.

Especially if you’re after movies available on Netflix. It’s not an exhaustive list, but it’ll do the job. Clicking on the link in the far right column will take you to the movies page on Netflix.

Without further ado, here are all the lawyer movies you can watch from the comfort of your own home, on the legendary Netflix platform.

Lawyer Movies on Netflix

Behind The Power

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Plot

Happily married and living the live of a privileged lawyer, Michael soon finds his world shook by the hands of a crazy man. This isn’t just any crazy man, no. This crazy man has him tied to a chair, bottle of tequila in one hand, hand gun in the other. Every word he says reinforces his intent to shoot Michael without regard.

Will he survive? Will he die? Will the crazy man die? Head to Netflix for the answer. Behind the Power will keep you on the edge of your seat, just don’t fall off because there might be a gun pointed at you.

Watch it on Netflix here.

Director

Javier Colinas

Budget

Not released

Cast

Luis Arrieta

Paola Nuñez

Hector Kotsifakis

Lucero Lander

IMDB

Not rated

Rotten Tomatoes

Not rated

Trailer

Difret

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Plot

Total population nearing 30% of the United States, with a land mass of less than 10% of the United States. Home to some of the world’s most scenic landscapes and beasts, you’ll be taking a journey to the scenic land of Ethiopia through Difret.

Hirut, a 14-year old girl is abducted into marriage, unfortunately, still common practice in third world countries. Seizing what’s likely the only opportunity she’d ever had, Hirut took a stand, with a gun in her hand. She shot her would-be husband.

She must now stand trial, but not without the help of one of the nation’s greatest up and coming lawyers to represent her.

Catch Difret on Netflix here.

Director

Tony Leondis

Budget

Not released

Cast

Meron Getnet

Tizita Hagere

Abel Abebe

Shitaye Abraha

IMDB

6.8/10

Rotten Tomatoes

88%

Trailer

Glitch

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Plot

Do you know what every single company in Silicon Valley has in common? They all use lawyers. Why? To protect their Intellectual Property (IP). This stuff is extremely valuable, and any sniff of a competitor infringing on their technology will immediately lead to calling in the law firms.

Glitch is a movie showing just that. Two best friends, and indie game developers, recently caught a global corporation straight up copying one of their games. With seemingly impossible odds to win, they turn to a wonder boy lawyer to fight their case.

Watch it on Netflix here.

Director

Daniel Doherty

Budget

Not released

Cast

Lucas Neff

Maiara Walsh

Blake Silver

Levi Fiehler

IMDB

6.3/10

Rotten Tomatoes

Not rated

Trailer

In Defense of a Married Man

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Plot

This plot – wow. Taken straight out of The Days of Our Lives, you’ll be left wondering what’s reality and what’s drama by the end of this one.

In Defense of a Married Man is just that, defending a married man. For some reason, the man thinks it’s a good idea to have an affair even though his wife’s a lawyer. It doesn’t stop there. The woman he’s having an affair with? Yep – she ends up dead.

His wife stands by him, proclaiming his innocence and decides to defend him in court. Can she shift the betrayal of an affair out of sight in order to defend her man?

Check out the movie page on Netflix here.

Director

Joel Oliansky

Budget

Not released

Cast

Judith Light

Michael Ontkean

Jerry Orbach

Pat Corley

IMDB

6.0/10

Rotten Tomatoes

Not rated

Trailer

Pink

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Plot

One of India’s most popular international movies over the past few years, and one of the most recent lawyer movies featured on this list.

Shot in New Dehli, three women are implicated in a serious crime of which they didn’t commit. A retired lawyer steps in to clear their names. Will he be able to do it?

Pink is available now to watch on Netflix.

Director

A R Chowdhury

Budget

$3.5 million

Cast

Tapsee Pannu

Kirti Kulhari

Andrea Tariang

Amitabh Bachchan

IMDB

8.3/10

Rotten Tomatoes

100%

Trailer

Shahid

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Plot

Based on a true story, Shahid recounts the story of the human rights activist and expert lawyer, Shahid Azmi. From first attempting to become a terrorist, to being wrongly imprisoned under anti-terrorism laws, only to lead to his destiny as a criminal lawyer.

Follow the journey of Shahid as he becomes the unlikely hero of a violence ridden India.

You can watch Shahid on Netflix here.

Director

Hansel Mehta

Budget

$1.4 million

Cast

Rajkummar Rao

Prabhleen Sandhu

Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub

Baljinder Kaur

IMDB

8.3/10

Rotten Tomatoes

Not rated

Trailer

The People vs. Fritz Bauer

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Plot

You’ve heard of Adolt Hitler, but have you heard of Adolf Eichmann? As one of the highest ranking German officials during the Nazi era, Eichmann was one of the leaders and main organizers of the Holocaust operations.

The People vs. Fritz Bauer takes a stab at portraying the story of the man who was to bring him to justice for his was crimes. Fritz Bauer was a German judge and prosecutor who played an essential role in starting the trials for the men responsible for the heinous crimes during the war.

Released in 2015, Netflix quickly added it to their collection. You can check it out here.

Director

Lars Kraume

Budget

Not released

Cast

Rüdiger Klink

Burghart Klaußner

Andrej Kaminsky

Jörg Schüttauf

IMDB

7.1/10

Rotten Tomatoes

87%

Trailer

The Verdict

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Plot

If there was ever an appropriate title for a movie based about lawyers, it’s this one. The Verdict tells a story about a failing lawyer who seizes one last opportunity to revitalizes his career and show the world his time as a lawyer was not in vein.

How does he aim to achieve this? By throwing out the conventional act of settling an uncertain case, and taking it to trial instead.

Released in 1982, The Verdict has high ratings across many of the online review platforms. Likely one of the reasons Netflix has chosen to make it available in their library.

You can watch it here.

Director

Sidney Lumet

Budget

Not released

Cast

Paul Newman

Charlotte Rampling

Jack Warden

James Mason

IMDB

7.8/10

Rotten Tomatoes

96%

Trailer

To Kill a Mockingbird

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Plot

As we like to do, we’ve saved the best for last. Set in the depression era in the Southern States of the United States, Atticus Finch, a white male lawyer, sets out to defend a black man against a false rape charge and his children against extreme prejudice.

As the oldest, and the highest rated movie on this list, if you’re stuck on Netflix looking for a movie to watch about lawyers, this should be at the top of your list.

Check out Netflix’s title page here.

Director

Tony Leondis

Budget

$2 million

Cast

James Corden

Maya Rudolph

Steven Wright

Jennifer Coolidge

IMDB

8.3/10

Rotten Tomatoes

93%

Trailer

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