Most Popular Barrister Movies and TV Shows
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1. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.
Votes: 213,245 | Gross: $71.54M
2. Paddington 2 (2017)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Paddington (Ben Whishaw), now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's (Imelda Staunton's) 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
Votes: 52,729 | Gross: $40.44M
3. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime
In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.
Votes: 125,449 | Gross: $63.49M
5. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
Not Rated | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.
Votes: 97,790 | Gross: $8.18M
6. Rake (2010–2018)
Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy, Drama
Criminal lawyer Cleaver Greene defends the indefensible - from bigamists to cannibals and everything in between. He is champion of the lost cause, both in the court room and in the bedroom.
8. Muriel's Wedding (1994)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A young social outcast in Australia steals money from her parents to finance a vacation where she hopes to find happiness, and perhaps love.
Votes: 33,081 | Gross: $15.19M
9. Animal Kingdom (2010)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama
A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.
Votes: 52,636 | Gross: $1.04M
10. Maurice (1987)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.
Votes: 14,736 | Gross: $3.13M
11. Denial (II) (2016)
PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama
Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.
Votes: 17,621 | Gross: $4.07M
12. Our Kind of Traitor (2016)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A couple finds themselves lured into a Russian oligarch's plans to defect, and are soon positioned between the Russian Mafia and the British Secret Service, neither of whom they can trust.
Votes: 18,742 | Gross: $3.15M
13. Miss Potter (2006)
PG | 88 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
Votes: 27,076 | Gross: $2.98M
15. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
Not Rated | 96 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
While travelling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.
16. Viceroy's House (2017)
Not Rated | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
The final Viceroy of India, Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (Hugh Bonneville), is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.
Votes: 6,149 | Gross: $1.11M
19. A Cry in the Dark (1988)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama
A mother whose child was killed in a dingo attack in the Australian Outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.
Votes: 8,672 | Gross: $6.91M
20. The Castle (1997)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
A working-class family from Melbourne, Australia fights city hall after being told they must vacate their beloved family home to allow for infrastructural expansion.
Votes: 14,197 | Gross: $0.86M
21. Mistresses (2008–2010)
60 min | Drama
The lives and loves of four female friends: Katie, a doctor having an affair with a patient; Trudi, a 9/11 widow; Siobhan, a barrister; and Jessica, a commitment phobe who plays the field.
22. Murder at the Gallop (1963)
Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When a wealthy old man appears to have been "frightened to death" by a cat, Miss Marple suspects one of his four relatives, all heirs to his estate, of his murder.
25. The Last Wave (1977)
PG | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A Sydney lawyer defends five Aboriginal Persons in a ritualized taboo murder and in the process learns disturbing things about himself and premonitions.
27. A Dry White Season (1989)
R | 106 min | Drama, Thriller
A white middle class South African suburbanite with no interest in politics agrees to help his black gardener find his jailed son. His investigation opens his eyes to the horrors committed by the secret police and turns him into a target.
Votes: 4,708 | Gross: $3.77M
28. Evelyn (2002)
PG | 94 min | Drama
1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment, and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children... See full summary »
Votes: 6,100 | Gross: $1.48M
29. The Land Girls (1998)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three young women from very different walks of life join the women's land army during World War II and are sent to work together on a farm in Dorset and the experience changes their lives forever.
Votes: 1,814 | Gross: $0.15M
31. The Naked Edge (1961)
Approved | 97 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Five years after George Radcliffe was the chief witness in a high profile murder case, his wife receives a blackmailing letter accusing him of the crime.
32. Outlaw (2007)
R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their Police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.
34. Character (1997)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jacob Katadreuffe lives mute with his mother, has no contact with his father who only works against him and wants to become a lawyer, at all costs.
Votes: 10,087 | Gross: $0.71M
35. Place of Execution (2008)
TV-PG | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A young girl mysteriously vanishes from her English village home. 45 years later, a journalist's attempts to make a documentary on the case threaten to shatter the lives of all involved.
36. Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (1942)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Cheated out of his estate by his sadistic uncle, young Benjamin Blake goes to the South Seas to make his fortune so he can return to claim his birthright.
37. A Good Marriage (1982)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues ... See full summary »
38. A Voyage Round My Father (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Before creating the beloved courtroom drama Rumpole of the Bailey (1978), writer John Mortimer found inspiration in his own life for this portrait of a difficult but enduring love between ... See full summary »
39. Storm in a Teacup (1937)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
A local politician in Scotland tries to break the reporter who wrote a negative story about him, and who is also in love with his daughter.
40. She-Wolf of London (1946)
Passed | 61 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that at night she acts under the influence of a family curse and has begun committing ghastly murders in a nearby park.
41. Murder, Mystery and My Family (2018– )
45 min | Documentary, Crime, History
Two leading British criminal barristers re-investigate historic murder cases on behalf of a relative of the person convicted of the crime, presenting any new evidence to a judge for assessment.
42. Housewarming (2005)
95 min | Comedy
Chantal, an advocate involved in defending homeless illegal immigrant, decides to refurbish her flat. Following her convictions she calls Columbian workers led by an unforeseeable architect... See full summary »
43. The Story of the Fox (1937)
63 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When Renard the Fox's mischievous pranks go too far, King Lion is forced to attempt to bring the trickster to justice.
44. Villa des roses (2002)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Romance, War
Louise Créteur's husband dies on the Titanic trying to emigrate, so she must leave their boy Lucien with her old dad in Honfleur and leave the Normandy countryside for greater Paris. She ... See full summary »
45. Love on the Quiet (1985)
100 min | Comedy
Marc cheats on his wife Jeanne who throws him out and takes a lover (Antoine).Marc then meets Samantha.......Manage a square less credible but the comedians save the movie.
47. Long Legs, Long Fingers (1966)
92 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
An English barrister falls for a young Austrian baroness who, together with her father, steals jewelry from ladies' necks by applying her grandmother's so-called "one and a half finger system."
48. Rag Tag (2006)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Romance
Raymond and Tagbo met when they were eight. Although from radically different worlds - Raymond/Rag is from a single parent West Indian home, while Tagbo/Tag is the only son of middle class ... See full summary »
50. The Smugglers (1947)
Passed | 88 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Told in flashback, this movie opens with a scene of a seventeen-year-old boy, Francis Andrews (Sir Richard Attenborough), being brutally lashed during a police interrogation, in which the ... See full summary »