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The best courtroom movies ever made

Espresso Logo By Graeme Carey of Espresso | Slide 1 of 21: Some of the most memorable moments in movie history have taken place inside the courtroom: Meryl Streep’s impassioned “I’m his mother” speech in Kramer vs. Kramer; Jack Nicholson’s “You can’t handle the truth!” outburst in A Few Good Men; and, on the lighter side, Joe Pesci’s “two yoots” misunderstanding in My Cousin Vinny.While we hope never to find ourselves inside a real courtroom, we can’t resist watching movie characters in the legal setting. Here are the best courtroom movies ever made.

The best courtroom movies ever made

Some of the most memorable moments in movie history have taken place inside the courtroom: Meryl Streep’s impassioned “I’m his mother” speech in Kramer vs. Kramer; Jack Nicholson’s “You can’t handle the truth!” outburst in A Few Good Men; and, on the lighter side, Joe Pesci’s “two yoots” misunderstanding in My Cousin Vinny.

While we hope never to find ourselves inside a real courtroom, we can’t resist watching movie characters in the legal setting. Here are the best courtroom movies ever made.

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