http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380/replies/19948005 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7804380/replies/19947576 19948005 urbanemovies responded to "PS: Which Movie Best Makes Legal History?" 2019-01-11T17:41:47Z 2019-01-11T17:41:47Z urbanemovies http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8928080 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/11144381/monkey-selfie_medium.jpg shawn_longway Ideally, hitting all the criteria and hitting them hard is best, but not realistic. So, accepting some misses or weaknesses is acceptable. But, the more flawed the option is, the less likely it is to be included. <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0968264" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="Link httpswwwimdbcomtitlett0968264" type="" value="">The Conspirator</a> (2010), for example is borderline across the board, in my opinion. <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />1) <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0968264/ratings?ref_=tt_ov_rt" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">26,129</a> votes <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />2) The trial was famous in its day, but largely forgotten today. <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />3) The hanging/death penalty of a female conspirator is its biggest claim to fame .<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />4) The crime of Abraham Lincoln's assassination changed history, but case, trial and movie did not. <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />I gave it kudos for hitting all four to some degree, but it never was compelling enough in a single or combination of criteria to force its way into the answer pool.<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />Conversely, <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098212/?ref_=ttls_li_tt" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Roe vs. Wade</a> (1989 TV Movie) misses huge in viewership but hits all the other criteria extremely well.<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />1) <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098212/ratings?ref_=tt_ov_rt" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">264</a> votes <br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />2) The trial was famous in its day, still discussed today and is common knowledge<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />3) Landmark 1973 United States Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />4) The case changed history, empowered woman in society and is actively discussed&nbsp; every political cycle/election. However, despite stars <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000456/?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Holly Hunter</a>, <a alt="" href="https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001496/?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm" name="" rel="nofollow" target="" title="" type="" value="">Amy Madigan</a> in the Golden Globe winning and nominated performances the movie has been forgotten.<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /> 1