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17 Movies Like The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

The Conspirator (2010) poster

1 The Conspirator (2010) ★ 6.9

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In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, the Vice-President, and the Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt, 42, owns a boarding house where John Wilkes Booth and others met and planned the simultaneous attacks. Against the ominous back-drop of post-Civil War Washington, newly-minted lawyer, Frederick Aiken, a 28-year-old Union war-hero, reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. As the trial unfolds, Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait and hostage in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt, her own son.
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2 The Trials of Cate McCall (2013) ★ 6.2

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In order to be reinstated to the bar and recover custody of her daughter, a hotshot lawyer, now in recovery and on probation, must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder.
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3 Bridge of Spies (2015) ★ 7.6

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Set against the backdrop of a series of real historical events, the film tells the story of Brooklyn lawyer James Donovan, who finds himself in the midst of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on an almost impossible mission - to negotiate the release of a captured American U2 spy plane pilot in the USSR.
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4 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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5 Molly's Game (2017) ★ 7.4

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The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.
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6 Lincoln (2012) ★ 7.3

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As the American Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
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7 Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) ★ 7.4

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Offered a plea deal by the FBI, William O'Neal infiltrates the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party to gather intelligence on Chairman Fred Hampton.
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8 Network (1976) ★ 8.1

A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit, but finds that his message may be difficult to control.
Born on the Fourth of July (1989) poster

9 Born on the Fourth of July (1989) ★ 7.2

The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country for which he fought.

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10 Primal Fear (1996) ★ 7.7

As the brutal murder of Chicago's beloved archbishop by the hand of the shy nineteen-year-old altar boy, Aaron Stampler, makes the headlines, the high-profile defence attorney, Martin Vail, takes the opportunity to be in the spotlight. Pro bono, Vail is eager to represent the penniless defendant and the case's seemingly obvious murderer; however, Aaron appears to know more than he lets on. Under those circumstances, is Stampler truly guilty of murder, or was he framed? Above all, is the arrogant and cynical lawyer prepared to dig deep into the popular priest's past to unearth the truth?
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11 And Justice for All (1979) ★ 7.4

When a judge is charged with rape, Arthur Kirkland is forced to defend him. Kirkland has had problems with the judge in the past, including one incident when the judge wrongly sentenced his client Jeff McCullaugh because of a technicality. Kirkland faces a moral and legal dilemma.
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12 The Accused (1988) ★ 7.1

Sarah Tobias goes to her local bar and is gang-raped by three men. The district attorney on the case is Katheryn Murphy who wants to prove that although Sarah had taken drugs that night and was acting provocatively while in the bar, this is no reason for her to be so brutally attacked and the men responsible should be brought to justice.
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13 Full Metal Jacket (1987) ★ 8.3

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
On the Basis of Sex (2018) poster

14 On the Basis of Sex (2018) ★ 7.1

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.
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15 The Judge (2014) ★ 7.4

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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.

The Judge (2014) is on #15 spot of movies related to The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020). The Judge (2014) was released in 2014, made by David Dobkin and has average rating 7.4 in 2022. Main stars of the The Judge (2014) film are: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga.

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16 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) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe. You can find The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) in the the next genre categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery and The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) has average rating 7.3, according to Screench user votes.

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17 A Few Good Men (1992) ★ 7.7

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In this dramatic courtroom thriller, LT Daniel Kaffee, a Navy lawyer who has never seen the inside of the courtroom, defends two stubborn Marines who have been accused of murdering a colleague. Kaffee is known as being lazy and had arranged for a plea bargain. Downey's Aunt Ginny appoints Cmdr. Galloway to represent him. Also on the legal staff is LTJG Sam Weinberg. The team rounds up many facts and Kaffee is discovering that he is really cut out for trial work. The defense is originally based upon the fact that PFC Santiago, the victim, was given a "CODE RED". Santiago was basically a screw-up. At Gitmo, screw-ups aren't tolerated. Especially by Col. Nathan Jessup. In Cuba, Jessup and two senior officers try to give all the help they can, but Kaffee knows something's fishy. In the conclusion of the film, the fireworks are set off by a confrontation between Jessup and Kaffee.

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