Movies Related to to Kill a Mockingbird

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1. A CIVIL ACTION (1998); with John Travolta and Robert Duvall, based on a true story regarding chemical violation of a community's water sources. 2. ERIN BROCKOVICH (1999) with Julia Roberts and Albert Finney, based on the same basic issue as A Civil Action, but with decidedly different conclusion! 3. THE ACCUSED (1988); with Jodie Foster & Kelly McGillis. True story of a Massachusetts gang-rape case and follow-up case. Issues regarding admission of evidence, criminal prosecutions, victim's rights. 4. THE VERDICT (1982); with Paul Newman, James Mason and Charlotte Rampling. Alcoholic lawyer takes on a malpractice case. Possible unethical actions by attorneys on both sides of the case! 5. ADAM'S RIB (1949); with Spencer Tracy & Katherine Hepburn. Husband and wife lawyers, on opposing sides of the same case. Classic comedy with good discussions of several legal issues. 6. INHERIT THE WIND (1960); with Spencer Tracy & Fredric Marsh. Based on the famous Scopes "monkey trial," with a biology teacher on trial for daring to teach the theory of evolution. A classic trial!! 7. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (1962); with Gregory Peck and Mary Badham. Small town Southern lawyer defends a black man accused of rape in pre-Civil Rights era. Attorney-client obligations, criminal trial issues. Somewhat outdated, but a classic nonetheless. 8. YOUNG MR. LINCOLN (1939); with Henry Fonda (haven't seen this one yet). 9. TWELVE ANGRY MEN (1957); with Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, E.G. Marshall & Jack Klugman. CLASSIC jury film; intense jury dispute; how a jury evaluates a case. This is the Original – there is a recent (1998 I think) version also with Keanu Reeves, but I don't know how it compares. 10. THE TRIAL (1963); with Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins, Jeanne Moreau and Romy Schneider. Man arrested for an unexplained crime he is never told about! 11. STATE'S ATTORNEY (1932); with John Barrymore (haven't seen this one yet). 12. SERGEANT RYKER (1968); with Lee Marvin, Vera Miles & Peter Graves....
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