Best Courtroom Movie Quotes

Case: A local mafia boss named Papa Joe is about to be acquitted of numerous charges that would put him in jail. The Boondock Saints rush in and rationally expose their case against Joe by pointing weapons at everyone in the courtroom. Another legal film based on a real-life story (do you notice a theme?), Philadelphia is the story of a gay man with AIDS who is fired from his law firm for fear that he will spread the disease to other members of the firm. Andrew Beckett, the lawyer with AIDS, is rejected by nine lawyers before finding Joe Miller, the only lawyer who will defend him. Beckett asks Miller, “What do you call a thousand lawyers chained to the bottom of the ocean? A good start. Notable actors: Gregory Peck, John Megna and Frank Overton. Director: Robert Mulligan Year: 1962 IMDB Note: 8.2/10 Memorable quote: “The accused is not guilty, but someone in this courtroom is. Well, gentlemen, in this country, our courts are the great levellers. In our courts, all people are created equal. Synopsis: Nick Easter is appointed to the jury in a major case against a gun manufacturer and, despite his best efforts, is not exempt from service. At the beginning of the process, the signs seem to indicate that Nick has a hidden agenda and that he may be trying to influence the outcome of the process. Lawyers – we are everywhere, even in a number of classic and soon classic movies. Some of my favorite movies have produced great quotes.

These are lines that you can repeat to other people, lawyers or not, and make them understand what you are talking about. If you haven`t seen some of these movies yet, I recommend streaming or renting them as soon as possible. The To Kill a Mockingbird movies are meant to entertain, even if they educate. They help you forget about the real world, even if the world on screen is the same as the one we work and live in. That`s the beauty of movies. The late and great Paul Newman plays an alcoholic lawyer in The Verdict who has a case he considers his last chance. He is about to accept an agreement when he realizes that it would be the right thing to do in court to make his client and his career. My favorite quote from the film comes when Newman`s character, Frank Galvin, delivers his final speech to the jury: “If we want to believe in justice, we just have to believe in ourselves. And ACT with justice. You see, I believe there is justice in our hearts.

Now it`s your turn to head to Hollywood and take a break from your daily tasks. Check out this list of 20 great (but not necessarily the best) legal movies. Some are classics, some are beginners and some are not so famous. While we`re sure that many more legal classics have been snubbed, we can`t list them all. So, if you have no other objections. enjoy! A Few Good Men When I mention the movie A Few Good Men to people, they automatically think of the famous court scene with Jack Nicholson in which he shouts “you can`t handle the truth” to Lieutenant Kaffee, played by Tom Cruise. But my favorite quote from the film is actually full of humor and shows that lawyers have a sense of humor even in serious moments. Before a hearing date, Lieutenant Café: “Don`t wear the perfume to court, it ruins my concentration,” to which Demi Moore`s character, Lieutenant Cmdr Galloway, replies, “Really?” Kaffee quickly corrects himself and explains that he has talked about his assistant Sam. A Man for All Seasons is a historical film about Sir Thomas More, the Chancellor of England who opposed Henry VIII when the King wanted to annul his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. To defend his position, More said to the Duke of Norfolk, “And if we die and you are sent to heaven because you make your conscience, and I am sent to hell because I have not made mine, will you come with me to have communion?” Chicago It`s not every day that a lawyer can do a complete routine of singing and dancing in the courtroom.

In the film version of the musical Chicago, lawyer Billy Flynn, played by Richard Gere, can do just that. In his song, Flynn sings “Give them such a lavish show, row after row will become vociferous,” and sums up exactly how celebrity processes tend to lose sight of the real law and instead focus on the spectacle of the issue. Since Omar called the Barksdale organization`s lawyer, there has been no better courtroom scene than in the finale of The Night Of. In the latter case, John Stone, who is covered in eczema injuries, argues reasonable doubts and how the jury cannot convict Naz, an innocent man, for a brutal murder. Aside from traditional procedural dramas on television, it seems hollywood got tired of court scenes in the mid-90s when it seemed like every movie (even action movies) had to end with a big speech in front of a jury. Given the masterful conclusion of The Night Of, here are the best court scenes on TV and movie. The 1960 film Inherit the Wind is one of the greatest. Not only a great courtroom film, but also a great film that explores the gap between religious belief and science.

The themes of the film are still relevant today. My favorite quote is, “The Bible is a book. It`s a good book, but it`s not the only one. I think that sums up how people tend to limit their thinking, often with negative repercussions. Thanks to the magic of the film, viewers around the world applauded the accusation or defense. They hated witnesses, mocked judges, and maybe even learned a thing or two. Through the film, the new generations have been subjected to great trials, great arguments and the law. Notable actors: Joseph Gordon Levitt, Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron-Cohen, Frank Langella and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.

Director: Aaron Sorkin Year: 2020 IMDB Note: 7.8/10 Memorable quote: “Because this is my courtroom.” Legal films may not be directly related to your practice. or technology or marketing. But from time to time, everyone deserves to take a break, even if that break means watching movies that address your daily work and responsibilities. Finding time to relax and enjoy a movie or two can give your brain a break and maybe even find inspiration to help you achieve the next goal you`re working towards. Erin Brockovich, starring Julia Roberts, is another legal film based on a true story. In it, Brockovich is hired by a lawyer, Ed Masey, after losing a lawsuit for bodily harm. He then plays an important role in securing a large sum in a lawsuit against an electricity company that polluted the city`s water supply. There are so many good things about the 1962 film adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird, including this quote from lawyer Atticus Finch: “You never really understand a person.

until you look at things from your point of view. Finch talks to Scout, his young daughter, but I think that sums up the theme of the film perfectly. Our verdict: You come to the king`s house, you`d better not miss him. The Firm is another film based on a novel by Grisham. In film and books, Mitch McDeere takes his first job as a lawyer in a law firm that is more than it seems. One of the best lines in the film is spoken by Mitch to his brother Ray, who happens to be in prison: “Hey Ray, wouldn`t it be funny if I went to Harvard, you went to jail and we were both surrounded by crooks?” Our Verdict: Before he was a real detective, before he was Lincoln`s lawyer, before he was a Wall Street-type coked wolf, McConaughey was the best defender you`ve ever seen. My Cousin Vinny My Cousin Vinny, the 1992 film about a newcomer who had to pass the bar exam six times before passing it, makes me laugh. My favorite quote from the film is Vinny`s opening statement in the courtroom: “Uh. All the guy just said is Bull****. Thank you very much.

If only the opening arguments could be so easy. A Civil Action Hollywood does a wonderful job of making the work of a lawyer glamorous. Some of the images are true to form; We really work all night on when we need it, and sometimes the litigation can be as dramatic as the best TV performance. Here are 12 quotes from some of our favorite Hollywood depictions: Plot: Mark Sway, 11, and his brother are in the wrong place at the wrong time when they witness the suicide of a lawyer and accidentally uncover dark crowd secrets. When prosecutors try to use the boys to eliminate the crowd, Mark looks for a lawyer who can help him and his family. Case: George Sr. is on trial for a number of things, including minor treason, and his case is included in the new show Mock Trial with J.


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