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About Schmidt (2002)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: A man in his 60s realizes he has wasted his life while trying to run his daughter's.
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Kathy Bates. Directed by Alexander Payne.
Categories:  Comedy  Elder  Family

Law movies
Away From Her (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: An Ontario couple, married for over 40 years, are forced to face the fact that the wife's forgetfulness is actually Alzheimer's disease.
Cast: Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, Olympia Dukakis, Kristen Thomson, Michael Murphy, Wendy Crewson. Directed by Sarah Polley.
Categories:  Elder  Medical  Mental Health

Law movies
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: Seven cash-strapped seniors decide to 'outsource' their retirement to a resort in far-off India.
Cast: Dev Patel, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Maggie Smith, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup. Directed by John Madden.
Categories:  International  Elder  Marital Relations

Law movies
Harold and Maude (1971)
Rated:  PG  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: A depressed, death-obsessed 20-year-old man-child, spends his free time attending funerals and staging fake suicides in front of his mother.
Cast: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack, Charles Tyner. Directed by Hal Ashby.
Categories:  Elder  Family  Comedy

Law movies
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars:
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A family is so burdened with their own quirks, neuroses, and problems that they can barely make it through a day without some disaster.
Cast: Abigail Breslin, Greg Kinnear, Paul Dano, Alan Arkin, Toni Collette, Steve Carell, Marc Turtletaub. Directed by Jonathan David, Valerie Faris.
Categories:  Comedy  Elder  Family

Law movies
Logan's Run (1976)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: It a future Utopia, everyone must submit to a supposed rebirth at age 30.
Cast: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne, Farrah Fawcett-Majors, Peter Ustinov. Directed by Michael Anderson.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Elder  Natural Resources

Law movies
Savages (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Cast: Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco. Directed by Tamara Jenkins.
Categories:  Elder  Comedy  Medical

Law movies
Waking Ned Devine (1998)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.
Cast: Ian Bannen, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan, Susan Lynch, James Nesbitt, Paul Vaughan. Directed by Kirk Jones.
Categories:  Elder  Ethics  Foreign

The Wolf Law Library welcomes your suggestions for additions to the Feature Film Collection! If there is a law-related movie you feel we might be missing, please submit your suggestion to the Circulation & Reserve Desk at lawcir@wm.edu.

You can view a list of all law library movies in the online catalog.