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78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  91 min. 
Plot: An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema.
Cast: Filmmakers, critics, and fans of Alfred Hitchcock. Directed by Alexander O. Philippe.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Entertainment

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All the Money in the World (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  132 min. 
Plot: Story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his mother to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom.
Cast: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg. Directed by Ridley Scott.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Family

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American Made (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  115 min. 
Plot: The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright. Directed by Doug Liman.
Categories:  Action  Biography  Government

Law movies
Baby Driver (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
Cast: Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm. Directed by Edgar Wright.
Categories:  Action  Musical  Organized Crime

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Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  121 min. 
Plot: The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.
Cast: Emma Stone, Steve Carroll, Andrea Riseborough. Directed by Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris.
Categories:  Biography  Comedy  Drama

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Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  BLu-ray/DVD  129 min. 
Plot: An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.
Cast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevans, Luke Evans. Directed by Bill Condon.
Categories:  Family  SciFi/Fantasy  Musical

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Beguiled, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  93 min. 
Plot: The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls' school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning. Directed by Sofia Coppola.
Categories:  Drama  War  Women

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Big Sick, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Based on the real-life relationship and culture clash between a Pakistan-born comedian and his future wife.
Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter. Directed by Michael Showalter.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  164 min. 
Plot: A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner who's been missing for thirty years.
Cast: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas. Directed by Dennis Villeneuve.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  132 min. 
Plot: A former boxer-turned-drug runner lands in a prison battleground after a deal gets deadly.
Cast: Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Carpenter, Don Johnson. Directed by S. Craig Zahler.
Categories:  Drama  Sports  Criminal Law

Law movies
Breadwinner, The (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  94 min. 
Plot: A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Cast: Voices of Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus. Directed by Nora Twomey.
Categories:  Animation  Drama  Family

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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  132 min. 
Plot: A romance blossoms between a seventeen year-old student and an older man in 1980s Italy.
Cast: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar, Esther Garrel . Directed by Luca Guadagnino.
Categories:  Sexuality  Drama  International

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Coco (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  105 min. 
Plot: An aspiring musician enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Cast: Voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt. Directed by Lee Unrick & Adrean Molina.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Family

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Darkest Hour (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  125 min. 
Plot: During the early days of World War II Winston Churchill must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.
Cast: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas. Directed by Joe Wright.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  History

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Disaster Artist, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  104 min. 
Plot: Two acting students form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.
Cast: Dave Franco, James Franco, Seth Rogen. Directed by James Franco.
Categories:  Biography  Comedy  Drama

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Dunkirk (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  106 min. 
Plot: Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Cast: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance. Directed by Christopher Nolan.
Categories:  Action  History  Drama

Law movies
Faces Places (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  89 min. 
Plot: Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Jean-Paul Beaujon, Amaury Bussy, Yves Boulen. Directed by JR and Agnes Varda.
Categories:  Documentary  Art  Foreign

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Ferdinand (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  108 min. 
Plot: When a big-hearted bull is mistaken as dangerous and captured, he rallies a misfit team to help him return home to his family.
Cast: Voices of John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Cannavale. Directed by Carlos Saldanha.
Categories:  Comedy  Animation  Family

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Florida Project, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: Film follows the summer of a precocious six-year-old while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.
Cast: Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Willem Dafoe. Directed by Sean Baker.
Categories:  Drama  Children  Family

Law movies
Game of Thrones: Season 7 (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD 5 disc set 7 hours, 17 min. 
Plot: Daenerys Targaryen arrives in Westeros with her army and three dragons.
Cast: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Arya Stark, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Iain Glen. Directed by various.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Drama  Estates

Law movies
Get Out (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A family weekend in their secluded estate in the woods gives way to a nightmare.
Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford. Directed by Jordan Peele.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Mystery/Suspense

Law movies
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  136 min. 
Plot: The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista. Directed by James Gunn.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

Law movies
Handmaid's Tale, The: Season One (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 8 hours, 45 min. 
Plot: Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship.
Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella, Amanda Brugel, Joseph Fiennes, Madeline Brewer, O-T Fagbenle, Ann Dowd, Samira Wiley, Alexis Bledel. Directed by Mike Barker, and others.
Categories:  Women  SciFi/Fantasy  Television

Law movies
I, Tonya (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A competitive ice skater rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Cast: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Julianne Nicholson, Paul Walter Hauser, Bobby Cannavale, Bojana Novakovic, Caitlin Carver . Directed by Craig Gillespie.
Categories:  Biography  Criminal Law  Sports

Law movies
It (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  135 min. 
Plot: A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children.
Cast: Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard. Directed by Andy Muschietti.
Categories:  Drama  Horror  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  122 min. 
Plot: After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane. Directed by Chad Stahelski.
Categories:  Action  Mystery/Suspense  Organized Crime

Law movies
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.
Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Lady Bird (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  94 min. 
Plot: An artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in 2002 California.
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts. Directed by Greta Gerwig.
Categories:  Drama  Comedy  Juvenile

Law movies
Last Men in Aleppo (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  83 min. 
Plot: About the founders of The White Helmets trying to save lives of hundreds of victims at besieged city during the Syrian civil war.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Feras Fayyad & Steen Johannessen.
Categories:  Documentary  War  History

Law movies
Lego Batman Movie, The (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  104 min. 
Plot: Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.
Cast: Voices of Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson. Directed by Chris McKay.
Categories:  Action  Animation

Law movies
Little Hours, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray  90 min. 
Plot: In the Middle Ages, a young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns.
Cast: Alison Brie, DAve Franco, Kate Micucci. Directed by Jeff Baena.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance

Law movies
Logan (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  137 min. 
Plot: A weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border, however, his attempts to hide from the world are upended.
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen. Directed by James Magnold.
Categories:  Action  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

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Logan Lucky (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  118 min. 
Plot: Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.
Cast: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama

Law movies
Marshall (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  118 min. 
Plot: Story of future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and one of his landmark cases.
Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson. Directed by Reginald Hudlin.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Criminal Procedure

Law movies
Molly's Game (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  140 min. 
Plot: True story of an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner. Directed by Aaron Sorkin.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Organized Crime

Law movies
Novitiate (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray  123 min. 
Plot: Set in the early 1960s, a young woman in training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, the changing church and sexuality.
Cast: Dianna Agron, Julianne Nicholson, Margaret Qualley. Directed by Margaret Betts.
Categories:  Drama  Religion

Law movies
Phantom Thread (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  150 min. 
Plot: In 1950's London, a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young woman who becomes his muse and lover.
Cast: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.
Categories:  Drama  Romance

Law movies
Post, The (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson. Directed by Steven Speilberg.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  History

Law movies
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: Story of the psychologist and his polyamorous relationship with his wife and his mistress who would inspire his creation of the superheroine, Wonder Woman.
Cast: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcode. Directed by Angela Robinson.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Marital Relations

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Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: An idealistic defense attorney finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Colin Ferrel, Carmen Ejogo. Directed by Dan Gilray.
Categories:  Drama  Action  Criminal Law

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Shape of Water, The (2017)
Rated:    Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  123 min. 
Plot: A lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity at a top secret research facility in the 1960s.
Cast: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Zelda Fuller, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones . Directed by Guillermo del Toro.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Disability  Government

Law movies
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  152 min. 
Plot: The Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.
Cast: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill. Directed by Rian Johnson.
Categories:  Action  Family  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Sweet Virginia (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A former rodeo star, with a small time life, unknowingly starts a rapport with a young man who is responsible for the violence that has suddenly gripped his small town.
Cast: Jon Bernthal, Christopher Abbott, Imogene Poots. Directed by Jamie M. Dagg.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense

Law movies
T2 Trainspotting (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: After 20 years abroad, Mark returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller. Directed by Danny Boyle.
Categories:  Drama  Foreign  Criminal Law

Law movies
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  130 min. 
Plot: Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok.
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett. Directed by Taiki Waititi.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
Cast: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell. Directed by Martin McDonagh.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Criminal Procedure

Law movies
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  140 min. 
Plot: After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.
Cast: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn. Directed by Matt Reeves.
Categories:  Action  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Wasted! The Story of Food Waste (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: Through the eyes of famous chefs, audiences will see how they make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system.
Cast: Dan Barber, Mario Bstali, Massimo Bottura, Anthony Bourdain. Directed by Anna Chai & Nari Kye.
Categories:  Documentary  Consumer  Environmental

Law movies
Wonder (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  113 min. 
Plot: The incredibly inspiring story of a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Cast: Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay. Directed by Stephen Chbosky.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Children

Law movies
Wonder Woman (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  141 min. 
Plot: When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright. Directed by Patty Jenkins.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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.