Good crim law movies/shows/videos?

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Re: Good crim law movies/shows/videos?

Postby WhiskeyGuy » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:06 am

"The Wire" (tv show)

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Re: Good crim law movies/shows/videos?

Postby XxSpyKEx » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:54 am

Lord Jim-ish wrote:If you're just looking for movies that are full of crime, you could do no better than The Depahhhhhted. The last scene alone should suffice.

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I don't know how I didn't think of this movie. It's great, and it has conspiracy, complicity, and murder written all over it.

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Re: Good crim law movies/shows/videos?

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:19 am

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RICO, extortion, murder, prostitution... etc.

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Re: Good crim law movies/shows/videos?

Postby Unadilla Kayaker » Tue Nov 24, 2009 8:41 am

WhiskeyGuy wrote:"The Wire" (tv show)


+1000, Season 3 and Hamsterdam sould be especially helpful.

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Re: Good crim law movies/shows/videos?

Postby XxSpyKEx » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:30 am

Here's a list of everything people came up with:

Judge dred

To Kill a Mockingbird (rape)

Twelve Angry Men (murder)

True believer

Burn After Reading

Heat

The departed

A Clockwork Orange

Monster

"The Wire" (tv show)

The sopranos


I think I'm only going to have time for around 3 movies (or 3 movies worth of time in shows). Which ones out of these would be the best for something that has a lot of crimes packed every second (like a true issue spotter)?

Also, I haven't watched most of these, but definitely don't want any my cousin vinnie in court type movies where they are trying to figure out what happened (since that is not what the exam is going to be like at all).

Thanks!

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Re: Good crim law movies/shows/videos?

Postby SamSeaborn2016 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:41 am

XxSpyKEx wrote:Here's a list of everything people came up with:

Judge dred

To Kill a Mockingbird (rape)

Twelve Angry Men (murder)

True believer

Burn After Reading

Heat

The departed

A Clockwork Orange

Monster

"The Wire" (tv show)

The sopranos


I think I'm only going to have time for around 3 movies (or 3 movies worth of time in shows). Which ones out of these would be the best for something that just has like a lot of crimes packed every second (like a true issue spotter)?

Also, I haven't watched most of these, but definitely don't want any my cousin vinnie in court type movies where they are trying to figure out what happened (since that is not what the exam is going to be like at all).

Thanks!


Careful with the Wire and Sopranos. You can't just watch 6 hours worth.

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Re: Good crim law movies/shows/videos?

Postby jcunni5 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 3:18 am

Dexter: he kills alot of people
Goodfellas
Blow
Scarface
No Country for Old Men
Silence of the Lambs
Public Enemies

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Re: Good crim law movies/shows/videos?

Postby Mulliganstew » Mon Nov 30, 2009 8:50 am

XxSpyKEx wrote:Here's a list of everything people came up with:

Judge dred

To Kill a Mockingbird (rape)

Twelve Angry Men (murder)

True believer

Burn After Reading

Heat

The departed

A Clockwork Orange

Monster

"The Wire" (tv show)

The sopranos


I think I'm only going to have time for around 3 movies (or 3 movies worth of time in shows). Which ones out of these would be the best for something that has a lot of crimes packed every second (like a true issue spotter)?

Also, I haven't watched most of these, but definitely don't want any my cousin vinnie in court type movies where they are trying to figure out what happened (since that is not what the exam is going to be like at all).

Thanks!


I think Collateral might actually be a decent accomplice liability hypo.

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Re: Good crim law movies/shows/videos?

Postby hefferlump » Mon Nov 30, 2009 11:25 pm

My Crim Pro professor showed us an bit from Homicide: Life on the Streets in class.

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Re: Good crim law movies/shows/videos?

Postby LjakW » Sun Apr 11, 2010 3:16 pm

XxSpyKEx, what did your professor end up using?

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Re: Good crim law movies/shows/videos?

Postby XxSpyKEx » Sun Apr 11, 2010 4:11 pm

LjakW wrote:XxSpyKEx, what did your professor end up using?


The bully (2001). It was a complete disaster in terms of the essay portion because the proctor didn't turn off the lights and no one could see roughly 40% of the movie so most of us ended up assuming or making up a significant chunk of the facts. The worst thing was the scene at the end of the clip that was HUGE in terms of issues and the screen was almost completely black at that point and you couldn't see what was going on and who was killing who because lights in the room were on full blast. Oh well, good thing there's a curve.




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