Most Popular Sentencing Movies and TV Shows
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2. Striking Distance (1993)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted then to river duty, the killer taunts Tom.
Votes: 39,391 | Gross: $23.80M
4. 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.
5. Battle of the Brave (2004)
PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, History, Romance
In the mid-18th Century, as England and France battle over control of Canada, an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper unfurls.
6. Operation Snafu (1961)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, War
When he is pulled up in court for selling stuff on the street, Horace Pope says he was only doing it while waiting to enlist. The judge calls his bluff and forces him to sign up. Pope makes... See full summary »
8. Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)
Unrated | 99 min | Documentary, Crime
Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary filmmaker Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States.
Votes: 4,731 | Gross: $0.06M
9. Jasper, Texas (2003 TV Movie)
R | 114 min | Drama
In 1998, a stunning crime thrust Jasper, Texas into the spotlight. What happened on that summer evening - the death of black hitchhiker James Byrd, Jr. by three white men - became a flash-point for the state of race relations in America.
10. Whirlpool (1934)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ... See full summary »
11. Ambush at Dark Canyon (2012)
R | 90 min | Western
U.S. Marshall Duke Donovan is imprisoned, accused of being an accomplice in a bank robbery. After discovering that his partner is planning to kill his wife, he must escape prison in time to save his wife and clear his name.
12. Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer (2010)
76 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Honest Man: the Life of R. Budd Dwyer is a movie about politics and corruption, suicide and survival. Four years in the making, it explores the scandal that led an honest, hard-working man ... See full summary »
14. The Painted Stallion (1937)
Approved | 212 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The period is the 1820's and the first wagon train leaves Independence heading west to Santa Fe. In order to maintain his power, the ruthless Official at Santa Fe must not let them arrive ... See full summary »
15. Counsel for Crime (1937)
Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Law school graduate Paul Maddox, adopted son of Senator Robert Maddox, accepts an offer to join the law firm of William "Bill" Mellon, brilliant but unscrupulous criminal attorney. Mrs. ... See full summary »
16. That I May Live (1937)
Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Crooks use a man's safe-cracking skills then involve him in more crime after he spends three years in jail. He falls in love with a waitress and they go to work for a traveling salesman.
18. Paris in Jail: The Music Video (2007 Video)
3 min | Short, Comedy, Musical
Famous and wealthy socialite Paris Hilton winds up serving time in jail after being arrested for driving while intoxicated.
19. Life Sentence (2008)
30 min | Documentary, Short
Life Sentence is a personal look at the impact of long-term imprisonment and the adjustment back into society. While providing positive opportunities for other formerly incarcerated people,... See full summary »
Major Crimes (2012–2018)
Not Rated | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A pro baseball pitcher's daughter is missing, and a ransom photo on social media suggests that she has been kidnapped. Meanwhile, Rusty is forced to testify in court against his will in defense of Slider.
Against the Wind (1978)
An Agreement Between Officers and Others
Time passes in the colony. Jonathon begins to have genuine feelings for Mary, thinking of the future he learns to read and write. Greville expands his empire and is prepared to eliminate anyone how gets in his way
Colorado Inside Out (1981– )
August 12, 2016
28 min | Talk-Show
RTD train outages, ballot petitions turned in, Denver Police Department racial data collection plans, Trump emails about Colo. Springs and former CU student gets light sentence.
Adventure, Drama, History
Treachery, tragedy and turns of events occur. Toronaga becomes SHOGUN after the defeat of Lord Ishido. Mariko is killed in the final battle at Osaka Castle. Heartbroken, but resolute, Blackthorne begins construction of another ship.
ABC News Nightline (1980– )
Ex-US Gymnastics Doctor Sentenced for Dozens of Sexual Assaults
The sentencing of USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar; Inside a Flat Earth Convention, where nearly everyone believes Earth isn't round; Elton John announces retirement from touring.
The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
TV-PG | 88 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In a world that has banned technology, Dr. Theresa Givens is on trial for using her time machine.
The Practice (1997–2004)
TV-PG | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Still devastated from losing the Armbrust murder trial, an enraged Helen seeks vengeance over Gary Armbrust who lied on the stand, by charging him with murder. But a passionate and erratic ... See full summary »
Crimes That Shook Britain (2008– )
In 1993, an innocent two-year old boy is abducted from a Liverpool shopping centre and later found dead and mutilated on a railway track. The subsequent investigation will lead to two young boys being jailed for murder.
The Long Firm (2004)
48 min | Crime, Drama
When one of his former rent boys is found murdered, Inspector Mooney infers that Harry is responsible. With the help of low-life speed dealer Jimmy, Harry determines to find the truth but ... See full summary »
The West Wing (1999–2006)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama
A newly energized administration prepares to take on soft money, increase addiction treatment, and remove mandatory minimum sentencing.
The Defenders (2010–2011)
Nevada v. Rodgers
TV-PG | 42 min | Crime, Drama
When a man is killed and an off-duty cop is left wounded in a bar shooting, Nick must prove reasonable doubt in his client's charge for attempted murder. Meanwhile, Pete tries to cut a deal for man caught with stolen Elvis memorabilia.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Logan investigates the murder of a judge's son, and suspects that somebody that he put away may have had him killed for revenge. Meanwhile, detective Wheeler learns that her long-lost father may still be alive.
The Practice (1997–2004)
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Grief-stricken by Richard's murder, an enraged Helen seeks vengeance on his killers. As Bobby tries to deal with the guilt over his part in Richard's death, Rebecca and Jimmy grasp at ... See full summary »
Perversions of Science (1997)
R | 26 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
In a future where murders are extremely rare, a sadistic serial killer is caught by the police. Brilliant psychiatrist Dr. Nordhoff is convinced he can rehabilitate this psychotic inmate dubbed 50557. But that might make things worse.
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)
The Ides of Metropolis
TV-PG | 47 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Eugene Laderman, convicted of murdering Henry Harrison, escapes. Then he kidnaps Lois at gunpoint and convinces her he did not commit murder. But if Laderman didn't kill Harrison, who did? ... See full summary »
L.A. Law (1986–1994)
The Last Gasp
TV-PG | 48 min | Drama
Victor is moved by a mother's pleas and agrees to make an emotional appeal for clemency for Hector Rodriguez, a old friend on death row facing execution. Meanwhile, Grace tackles her first ... See full summary »
Special Unit 2 (2001–2002)
Action, Comedy, Crime
An Amorphian (a true Cupid) is being chased by a very upset Zaybar (an amphibious humanoid) who's mad at him for causing his girlfriend to fall in love with someone else by emitting a love ... See full summary »
Against the Wind (1978)
The Seeds of Fire
60 min | Drama, History
In 1796 Ireland, the Mulvanes are oppressed by British laws and taxes. Daughter Mary seeks to rescue the family's impounded cow with the aid of beau, Michael Connor. Connor is killed. Mary's sentenced to be transported for 7 years.
Sword of Freedom (1957– )
The Value of Paper
25 min | Adventure, Family
A parchment maker will not allow his daughter to marry a paper maker. Marco is friends with both men and feels he must resolve the situation.
L.A. Law (1986–1994)
Watts a Matter?
TV-PG | 48 min | Drama
Racial tensions threaten to explode in city-wide rioting when Rollins represents an innocent black family suing the Los Angeles Police Department for excessive violence when the police ... See full summary »