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Law movies
Bank Job, The (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: A gang of small-time hoods are contracted to pull off a bank heist which turns into more than they bargained for.
Cast: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore, Daniel Mays, James Faulkner. Directed by Roger Donaldson.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Privacy

Law movies
Body Double (1984)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: An umemployed house-sitter spying on his neighbor accidentally witnesses her murder.
Cast: Craig Wasson, Gregg Henry, Melanie Griffith. Directed by Brian De Palma.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Criminal Law  Privacy

Law movies
Catfish (2010)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries.
Cast: Yaniv (Nev) Schulman, Ariel Schulman, Angela Wesselman. Directed by Henry Joost.
Categories:  Documentary  Computer  Privacy

Law movies
Dolce Vita, La (1960)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 174 min. B&W
Plot: A journalist ventures into the decadent society of modern Rome and finds that his values are being destroyed, leaving him totally disillusioned. In Italian and English, with English subtitles.
Cast: Marcello Mastroianno, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux. Directed by Federico Fellini.
Categories:  Foreign  Media  Privacy

Law movies
Eagle Eye (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: Two strangers are thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met, threatening their lives and family.
Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Michael Chiklis, Anthony Mackie, Ethan Embry, Billy Bob Thornton. Directed by D. J. Caruso.
Categories:  Privacy  Action  National Security

Law movies
Enemy of the State (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  132 min. 
Plot: A successful lawyer finds himself the target of a treacherous NSA official and his goons after receiving evidence to a politically motivated murder, the only man that can help him is a former government operative turned surveillance expert.
Cast: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Regina King, Loren Dean, Jake Bussey. Directed by Tony Scott.
Categories:  Privacy  National Security  Government

Law movies
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A couple undergoes a procedure to erase each other from their memories when their relationship turns sour, but it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.
Cast: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo, Elijah Wood, Tom Wilkinson. Directed by Michel Gondry.
Categories:  Privacy  Entertainment  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Final Cut, The (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: In world where implanted microchips record your every move, it is the job of a cutter to edit your life into a memorial movie, that is until he sees something he shouldn't.
Cast: Robin Williams, Mira Sorvino, Jim Caviezal. Directed by Omar Naim.
Categories:  Privacy  Entertainment  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Gattaca (1997)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Uma thurman, Alan Arkin, Jude Law, Loren Dean. Directed by Andrew Niccol.
Categories:  Privacy  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Inception (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  148 min. 
Plot: A team of corporate spies invade the dreams of their clients' competition.
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cottillard, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Tom Berenger, Michael Caine. Directed by Christopher Nolan.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Corporations  Privacy

Law movies
Lives of Others, The (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  138 min. 
Plot: A wiretapping expert with the East German Secret Police becomes disillusioned with his career when his latest assignment, a playwright, challenges his beliefs. In German, with English subtitles.
Cast: Martina Gedeck, Ulrich Mühe, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur, Thomas Thieme, Hans-Uwe Bauer, Herbert Knaup. Directed by Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck.
Categories:  Foreign  Privacy  Government

Law movies
Minority Report (2002)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  145 min. 
Plot: In the future, police catch murderers before the crimes have even been committed, until one of the officers sees himself implicated in a future killing.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Steve Harris, Samantha Morton, Max Von Sydow. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Privacy

Law movies
Night Listener, The (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  81 min. 
Plot: A radio show host's life is thrown into turmoil when he begins speaking to his biggest fan, a young boy, via the telephone.
Cast: Robin Williams, Toni Collette, Joe Morton, Bobby Cannavale, Rory Culkin, Sandra Oh. Directed by Patrick Stettner.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Children  Privacy

Law movies
Notting Hill (1999)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world.
Cast: Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Emma Chambers. Directed by Roger Michell.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Privacy

Law movies
Paprika (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: A machine that allows therapists to record dreams is stolen and it must be recovered before it falls into the wrong hands.
Cast: Megumi Hayashibara, Toru Emori, Katsunosuke Hori, Tôru Furuya. Directed by Satoshi Kon.
Categories:  Animation  Privacy  Medical

Law movies
Queen, The (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, struggles with Britain's demand for public mourning after the death of Princess Diana.
Cast: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell. Directed by Stephen Frears.
Categories:  Government  Gender  Privacy

Law movies
Rear Window (1954)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Cast: James Stewart, Grace Kelly. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Privacy

Law movies
Red (1993)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: A young model discovers her neighbor, a retired judge, is keen on invading people's privacy. He spies on his neighbors' phone calls, not for money but to feed his cynicism. In French, with English subtitles.
Cast: Irene Jacob, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Frederique Feder, Jean-Pierre Lorit, Juliette Binoche. Directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski.
Categories:  Privacy  Drama  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.