Watch The Star Chamber
- 1 hr 49 min
"The Star Chamber" (1983) is an American thriller. It's about a group of judges who, becoming frustrated at seeing criminals get off on technicalities, hire assassins to execute them. The protagonist is one of the newer members, and approves of the Star Chamber's acts -- until he finds evidence that one of their victims was truly innocent. The title comes from English history. The real Star Chamber was a court of law from the late 15th century through the mid-17th century. It became infamous for its secretive and arbitrary nature.