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17 Movies Like Just Mercy (2019)

A Civil Action (1998) poster

1 A Civil Action (1998) ★ 6.6

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Lawyer Jan Schlichtman is a cynical, high-paid lawyer who takes on only very lucrative cases, which he easily solves outside the courtroom. His next case promises to be quite easy.

But Schlichtman has no idea that the coming trial will turn into a hard, endless battle in which the lawyer will have to put his fortune, reputation and honor on the line...

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2 The Banker (2020) ★ 7.3

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In the 1960s two African-American entrepreneurs hire a working-class white man to pretend to be the head of their business empire while they pose as a janitor and chauffeur.
The Mauritanian (2021) poster

3 The Mauritanian (2021) ★ 7.4

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Mohamedou Ould Slahi fights for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years.
The Life of David Gale (2003) poster

4 The Life of David Gale (2003) ★ 7.6

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David Gale is a man who has tried to live up to his principles, but, in a bizarre twist of fate, this devoted father, popular professor, and ardent opponent of the death penalty finds himself on death row for the murder of activist Constance Harraway. Three days before his execution, Gale agrees to be interviewed by reporter Bitsy Bloom.

But the journalist soon realizes that her involvement in this case will not be limited to one interview and that a man's life is in her hands. Putting her own safety on the line, she begins to investigate the horrific events surrounding Constance's death.

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019) poster

5 Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019) ★ 6.7

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A single mother believes she's found the man of her dreams. But their seemingly perfect life is turned upside down when he's arrested on suspected kidnapping charges and linked to multiple murders. Adamant that he's being framed, he defends himself in America's first nationally televised trial while she struggles to come to terms with the truth.
The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) poster

6 The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) ★ 7.8

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Chicago, 1968. A demonstration against the Vietnam War erupts into clashes with police. Seven rioters stand trial on charges of conspiracy against the U.S. government
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7 Trial by Fire (2018) ★ 7.0

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The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was sentenced to death in Texas for killing his three children even after scientific evidence and expert testimony bolstered his claims of innocence.
Dark Waters (2019) poster

8 Dark Waters (2019) ★ 7.6

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.
Fracture (2007) poster

9 Fracture (2007) ★ 7.2

An attorney intending on climbing the career ladder toward success finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.

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10 The Judge (2014) ★ 7.4

A successful lawyer arrives in his hometown for his mother's funeral and learns that his father, a city judge, is suspected of murder. The man decides to stick around to find out the truth, and gradually gets to know better the relatives he hasn't spoken to in a long time.

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11 Richard Jewell (2019) ★ 7.5

The story of Richard Jewell, who worked as a security guard at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and managed to evacuate people in time after spotting a backpack with a bomb. However, everyone's gratitude was short-lived: a few days later Jewell himself became the prime suspect and the victim of derogatory media harassment.
Conviction (2010) poster

12 Conviction (2010) ★ 7.2

A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.
The Best of Enemies (2019) poster

13 The Best of Enemies (2019) ★ 7.3

Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.
The Hate U Give (2018) poster

14 The Hate U Give (2018) ★ 7.4

Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right.
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) poster

15 The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) ★ 7.3

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Mickey Holler is a brilliant and successful lawyer from Los Angeles, whose flamboyant image and lifestyle are perfectly complemented by his beloved Lincoln car. Another case - the assault of a rich client Louis Roulet on a prostitute at first seemed easy, and he easily obtained an acquittal for the defendant. But Mickey soon realizes that his client is hiding the truth. While Holler is trying to expose Roulet, he is being framed in a big way, and now the threat of imprisonment hangs over Holler himself.

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) is on #15 spot of movies related to Just Mercy (2019). The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) was released in 2011, made by Brad Furman and has average rating 7.3 in 2022. Main stars of the The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) film are: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe.

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16 Spotlight (2015) ★ 8.1

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The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

Spotlight (2015) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams. You can find Spotlight (2015) in the the next genre categories: Biography, Crime, Drama and Spotlight (2015) has average rating 8.1, according to Screench user votes.

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17 Marshall (2017) ★ 7.3

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1940. Thurgood Marshall is the first African-American on the U.S. Supreme Court. In the early days of his career, he gets the case of a black chauffeur accused of sexual assault by his wealthy employer. Marshall teams up with an aspiring Jewish lawyer to make a sensational statement in defense of civil rights and equality in an era of racism and anti-Semitism.

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