http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380/replies/19802989 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380 19802989 urbanemovies responded to "PS: Which Movie Best Makes Legal History?" 2018-10-14T07:25:00Z 2018-10-14T07:25:00Z urbanemovies http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8928080 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/11144381/monkey-selfie_medium.jpg shawn_longway Updated Clarification Question's Scope<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><b alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="">Which movie inspired by a real-life courtroom case or actual litigation do you find to be the most compelling legal story*?</b> *Answer options made history as both landmark and influential cases, as well as, those of the more infamous and sensational nature.<b alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value=""><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />Honorable Mentions </b><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <img alt="" name="" rel="" src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BOTgzOWY5YjYtMDJhNS00YTc4LTkxMzAtZjFjNTlkNWFjNzNiXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMDI2NDg0NQ@@._V1_UX40_CR0,0,40,60_AL_.jpg" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052700" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Compulsion</a> 1959 | Movie 7.5 (5,044) <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> A fictionalized account inspired by infamous Leopold and Loeb murder case in 1924. <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <img alt="" name="" rel="" src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BOTg4OGY2NmEtZTZlMy00ZjM3LWIyZjAtMzQzMjI1MmI1OTRhL2ltYWdlL2ltYWdlXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNjc1NTYyMjg@._V1_UX40_CR0,0,40,60_AL_.jpg" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061809" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">In Cold Blood</a> 1967 | Movie 8.0 (21,503) <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />A fictionalized account inspired by the case against Richard Eugene "Dick" Hickock and Perry Edward Smith of a 1959 quadruple murder in western Kansas.&nbsp; <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <img alt="" name="" rel="" src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMTc0OTQ1OTc4OF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMDU5MTkzMjE@._V1_UX40_CR0,0,40,58_AL_.jpg" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074621" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Helter Skelter</a> 1976 | TV Movie 7.4 (2,932) <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />A fictionalized account inspired by the multiple murder case against the members of murders committed by the Charles Manson Family. It recounts the murders Manson committed, the investigation and the 1970-71 trial.<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <img alt="" name="" rel="" src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BNmQ4ZWM0MTktNGMxNy00MWVmLWIzODUtYjg1Nzc0YTQyZjkyXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNzQ5MzY0NjM@._V1_UX40_CR0,0,40,56_AL_.jpg" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102288" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Let Him Have It</a> 1991 | Movie 7.3 (3,011) <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> A fictionalized account inspired by Derek Bentley's 1952 wrongful conviction and execution by hanging 12 years before the death penalty was abolished in the United Kingdom. <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <img alt="" name="" rel="" src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMTI2NjUxNjI1NV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwOTc0NzYxMQ@@._V1_UX40_CR0,0,40,59_AL_.jpg" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102879" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Separate But Equal</a> 1991 | Mini-Series 7.4 (579) <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />&nbsp;A fictionalized account inspired by the Briggs et al. v. Elliott et al. U.S. appellate case, the first of five school segregation cases, It along with the Brown v. Board of Education case ended with a landmark Supreme Court ruling in 1954.* full length movie split into two mini-series installments <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <img alt="" name="" rel="" src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMTI2Nzk1OTcxNF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwMzQyMzA1MQ@@._V1_UX40_CR0,0,40,56_AL_.jpg" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080789" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Gideon's Trumpet</a> 1980 | TV Movie 7.2 (881) <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> A fictionalized account inspired by Gideon v. Wainwright, a case which led to the 1963 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that indigents had the right to court-appointed counsel.<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> 2