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Law movies
Annihilation (2018)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Cast: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson. Directed by Alex Garland.
Categories:  Action  Drama  Horror

Law movies
Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray  118 min. 
Plot: Ant-Man fights alongside the Wasp to uncover secrets from the past.
Cast: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Pena. Directed by Payton Reed.
Categories:  Action  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  149 min. 
Plot: The Avengers and their superhero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos.
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Tom Hiddleston, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie . Directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Ethics

Law movies
Black Panther (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  134 min. 
Plot: The King of Wakanda's claim to the throne is challenged by a childhood victim of the King's father.
Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o. Directed by Ryan Coogler.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Ethics

Law movies
BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  135 min. 
Plot: An African American police officer from Colorado successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader.
Cast: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier. Directed by Spike Lee.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Comedy

Law movies
Blindspotting (2018)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  95 min. 
Plot: While on probation, a man begins to re-evaluate his relationship with his volatile best friend.
Cast: Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, Janina Gavankar. Directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Ethics

Law movies
Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native a New Yorker to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.
Cast: Canstance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh. Directed by John Chu.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

Law movies
Deadpool 2 (2018)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: Mutant mercenary brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from a brutal time-traveling cyborg.
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin. Directed by David Leitch.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Handmaid's Tale, The: Season Two (2018)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 12 hours 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, Kari Skogland, and others.
Categories:  Drama  Television  Gender

Law movies
Hearts Beat Loud (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A father and daughter form an unlikely songwriting duo in the summer before she leaves for college.
Cast: Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemons, Ted Danson. Directed by Brett Haley.
Categories:  Drama  Musical  Family

Law movies
Incredibles 2 (2018)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  118 min. 
Plot: Mr. Incredible is left to care for the kids, while Elastigirl is out saving the world.
Cast: Voices of Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, and Sarah Vowell. Directed by Brad Bird.
Categories:  Animation  Action  Family

Law movies
Isle of Dogs (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog in Japan.
Cast: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum . Directed by Wes Anderson.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Animal

Law movies
Leave No Trace (2018)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A father and his teen daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.
Cast: Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster, Jeffery Rifflard. Directed by Debra Granik.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Mental Health

Law movies
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.
Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Andy Garcia, Celia Imrie, Lily James, Alexa Davies, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Dominic Coope, Julie Walters, Christine Baranski, Hugh Skinner, Pierce Brosnan. Directed by Ol Parker.
Categories:  Musical  Romance  Family

Law movies
Mandy (2018)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A lumberjack must rescue his artist girlfriend from a crazed cult leader.
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roach, Ned Dennehy, Olwen Fouéré, Richard Brake, Bill Duke, Line Pillet, Clément Baronnet . Directed by Panos Cosmatos.
Categories:  Horror  Religion  Action

Law movies
Quiet Place, A (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  90 min. 
Plot: In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.
Cast: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cade Woodward. Directed by John Krasinski.
Categories:  Drama  Horror  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
RBG (2018)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
Cast: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Bill Clinton, Sharron Frontiero. Directed by Julie Cohen & Betsy West.
Categories:  Biography  Documentary  Supreme Court

Law movies
Searching (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her.
Cast: John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee. Directed by Aneesh Chaganty.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense  Family

Law movies
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  135 min. 
Plot: Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.
Cast: Alden Ehrenreich, Joonas Suotamo, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Bettany. Directed by Ron Howard.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Organized Crime  Government

Law movies
Sorry to Bother You (2018)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, a telemarketer discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.
Cast: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler. Directed by Boots Riley.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Ethics

Law movies
Three Identical Strangers (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth.
Cast: Eddy Galland, Natasha Josefowitz, David Kellman, Robert Shafran . Directed by Tim Wardle.
Categories:  Documentary  Family  Children

Law movies
What They Had (2018)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A young woman returns home to deal with her ailing mother and her father's reluctance to let go of their life together.
Cast: Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, Robert Forster. Directed by Elizabeth Chomko.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Health

Law movies
Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.
Cast: Joanne Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Bianculli. Directed by Morgan Neville.
Categories:  Biography  Documentary  Entertainment

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.