Movies associated with Iron Maiden

This is a list of movies somehow related to the great heavy metal band IRON MAIDEN.
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1.
633 Squadron (1964)
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An RAF squadron is assigned to knock out a German rocket fuel factory in Norway. The factory supplies fuel for the Nazi effort to launch rockets on England during D-Day. (102 mins.)
“ The theme from this movie was use as opening for the No Prayer on the Road tour. ” - runar-11
 
2.
Blade Runner (1982)
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A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ The theme from Blade Runner was used as intro for the Somewhere on Tour. ” - runar-11
 
3.
First Knight (1995)
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Lancelot falls in love with Guinevere, who is due to be married to King Arthur. Meanwhile, a violent warlord tries to seize power from Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. (134 mins.)
Director: Jerry Zucker
“ The song "Arthur's Farwell" from the soundtrack was used as intro for Brave New World Tour. ” - runar-11
 
4.
Damien: Omen II (1978)
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Damien the Antichrist, now thirteen years old, finally learns of his destiny under the guidance of an unholy disciple of Satan. Meanwhile dark forces begin to eliminate all those who suspect the child's true identity. (107 mins.)
Director: Don Taylor
“ The song "The Number of the Beast" was inspired by a nightmare Steve Harris had after watching Damien: Omen II. ” - runar-11
 
5.
Where Eagles Dare (1968)
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Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding an American General prisoner... but that's not all that's really going on. (158 mins.)
Director: Brian G. Hutton
“ The theme from this movie was used as opening intro for World Piece Tour. Iron Maiden has also a song based on the movie called "Where Eagles Dare". ” - runar-11
 
6.
When the Wind Blows (1986)
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A naive elderly British rural couple survive the initial onslaught of a nuclear war, only to gradually succumb to its aftermath. (80 mins.)
“ Iron Maiden got a song called "Where the Wild Wind Blows" that is based on this movie. This song is on they're 2010 record called "The Final Frontiers". ” - runar-11
 
7.
How to Make a Monster (1958)
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When a master monster make-up artist is sacked by the new bosses of American International studios, he uses his creations to exact revenge. (73 mins.)
“ Scenes from this movie is used in the video for the song "The Number of the Beast". ” - runar-11
 
8.
Falling Down (1993)
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A borderline personality disordered defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them. (113 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ The song "Man on the Edge" from the album "The X Factor" is based on this movie. ” - runar-11
 
9.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
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During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. (153 mins.)
Director: Francis Coppola
“ The song "The Edge of Darkness" from "The X Factor" is based on this movie. ” - runar-11
 
10.
Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)
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The Daleks' fiendish plot in 2150 against Earth and its people is foiled when Dr. Who and friends arrive from the 20th century and figure it out. (84 mins.)
Director: Gordon Flemyng
“ On the cover of the singel "Wasted Years" the time machine is set to 01.04.2050 that is a reference to this movie. ” - runar-11
 
11.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
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A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder. (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Jessica Rabbit is in the arms of Eddie on the cover for the singel "Bring Your Daugther... ...to the Slaugther". ” - runar-11
 
12.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
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Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again... (89 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
“ The song "Bring Your Daugther... ...To the Slaugther" was original recorded by Bruce Dickinson for this movie. ” - runar-11
 
13.
Duel (1971 TV Movie)
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A business commuter is pursued and terrorized by the malevolent driver of a massive tractor-trailer. (90 mins.)
“ The tour program for No Prayer on the Road has a cover that was based on the movie. ” - runar-11
 
14.
The Wicker Man (1973)
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A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there. (88 mins.)
Director: Robin Hardy
“ The song "The Wickerman" from "Brave New World" was based on this movie. There is also a song called "Wicker Man" from Dickinson's solo career, the lyrics of which are more closely themed around the film. ” - runar-11
 
15.
Run Silent Run Deep (1958)
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A U.S. sub commander, obsessed with sinking a certain Japanese ship, butts heads with his first officer and crew. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ The song "Run Silent Run Deep" from "No Prayer for the Dying" is based on this movie. ” - runar-11
 
16.
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
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Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts... (139 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Roeg
“ Steve Harris used the letters from the poster to this movie to create the Iron Maiden logo. ” - runar-11
 
17.
The Angry Red Planet (1959)
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One of only two survivors from a Martian expedition is so traumatized she doesn't remember the circumstances of the trip. (83 mins.)
Director: Ib Melchior
“ Clips from this movie was used in the video for "The Number of the Beast". ” - runar-11
 
18.
The Crimson Ghost (1946)
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A criminal mastermind known as The Crimson Ghost is out to steal a device called the Cyclotrode, which can short-circuit all electrical current on the planet. (167 mins.)
“ Clips from this movie was used in the video for "The Number of the Beast". ” - runar-11
 
19.
War of the Colossal Beast (1958)
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Glenn Manning, "The Amazing Colosasal Man," believed dead after falling from the Hoover Dam, reemerges in rural Mexico, brain damaged, disfigured, and very hungry. (69 mins.)
Director: Bert I. Gordon
“ Clips from this movie was used in the video for "The Number of the Beast". ” - runar-11
 
20.
Godzilla (1954)
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American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast. (96 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
“ Clips from this movie was used in the video for "The Number of the Beast". ” - runar-11
 
21.
Chemical Wedding (2008)
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A shy, stuttering professor brings Aleister Crowley back to life. (109 mins.)
Director: Julian Doyle
“ This movie is written by Bruce Dickinson. He also have a cameo in the movie and it features the Iron Maiden songs "Wicker Man" and "Can I Play With Madness". ” - runar-11
 
22.
The Uncovered Wagon (1923 Short Film)
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Director: Jay A. Howe
“ Footage from this movie was used in the music video for "Run to the Hills". ” - runar-11
 
23.
They Died with Their Boots On (1941)
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A highly fictionalized account of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point... (140 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
“ Footage from this movie was used in the video for "The Trooper". ” - runar-11
 
24.
The Fugitive (1963 TV Series)
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A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer. (51 mins.)
“ The song "The Fugitive" is based on the original television series with the same name. The TV serie was also remade into a famous movie with Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones. ” - runar-11
 
25.
The Seventh Seal (1957)
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A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague. (96 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
“ "Dance of Death" was inspired by this old Ingmar Bergman film. ” - runar-11
 
26.
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
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A juvenile offender impresses the reform school Governor with running abilities. He is in turn given special privileges to encourage him to win a race against the local public school, but he is therefore teased his fellow rebellious peers. (104 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
“ The song "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" is based on the short story by Alan Sillitoe, which was also made into a 1962 film of the same name. ” - runar-11
 
27.
Time After Time (1979)
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H.G. Wells pursues Jack the Ripper to the 20th Century when the serial murderer uses the future writer's time machine to escape his time period. (112 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Meyer
“ "Caught Somewhere In Time" is inspired by this movie. ” - runar-11
 
28.
Forbidden Planet (1956)
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A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has. (98 mins.)
“ According to interviews with Bruce Dickinson, the song "Out of the Silent Planet" was primarily influenced by the science fiction movie Forbidden Planet. ” - runar-11
 
29.
Lord of the Flies (1963)
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Lost on an island, young survivors of a plane crash eventually revert to savagery despite the few rational boys' attempts to prevent that. (92 mins.)
Director: Peter Brook
“ "Lord of the Flies" is based on this movie. ” - runar-11
 
30.
The City of the Dead (1960)
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A young coed (Nan Barlow) uses her winter vacation to research a paper on witchcraft in New England... (78 mins.)
Director: John Moxey
“ The music video to "Bring Your Daughter...To The Slaughter" features footage from The City of the Dead. ” - runar-11
 
31.
The Duellists (1977)
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A duel between two feuding Napoleonic officers eventually evolves into a decades-long series of duels, after each bout - for various reasons - ends unresolved. (100 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ "The Duellists" is inspired by this movie. ” - runar-11
 
32.
The Prisoner (1967 TV Series)
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After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape. (50 mins.)
“ Both "The Prisoner" and "Back in the Village" is based on this classic TV series. ” - runar-11
 
33.
The Name of the Rose (1986)
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An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey. (130 mins.)
“ The song "Sign of the Cross" from Iron Maiden is about an execution during inquisition and openly cites the novel/movie title in the chorus lyrics. ” - runar-11
 
34.
Dune (1984)
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A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule. (137 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ "To Tame a Land" was based on the novel Dune by Frank Herbert. One year later this movie by David Lynch came out. The song was meant to be called "Dune", but Herbert treaten to sue the band since it did not like rock music. ” - runar-11
 
35.
Braveheart (1995)
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When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. (178 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
“ "The Clansman" is based on this historical movie. From an interview with Steve Harris: "Started as two separate ideas, then put them together and it worked! It's got a Celtic flavour to the music which is why I wrote the lyrics about the Scottish clans. They were inspired also by the Braveheart and Rob Roy films." ” - runar-11
 
36.
When Worlds Collide (1951)
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As a new star and planet hurtle toward a doomed Earth, a small group of survivalists frantically work to complete the rocket which will take them to their new home. (83 mins.)
Director: Rudolph Maté
“ "When Two Worlds Collide" is based on this sci-fi classic. ” - runar-11
 
37.
Rob Roy (1995)
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In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future,... (139 mins.)
“ "The Clansman" is based on this historical movie. From an interview with Steve Harris: "Started as two separate ideas, then put them together and it worked! It's got a Celtic flavour to the music which is why I wrote the lyrics about the Scottish clans. They were inspired also by the Braveheart and Rob Roy films." ” - runar-11
 
38.
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)
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A major countermands orders and attacks to revenge a previous massacre of men, women and children. (115 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Scenes of this film were used in the 1983 music video "The Trooper". The song is also inspired by the poem the movie is based on with the same name. Steve Harris: "Based on the Crimean war with the British against the Russians. The opening is meant to try and recreate the galloping horses in the charge of the light brigade. It's an atmospheric song." ” - runar-11
 
39.
Children of the Damned (1964)
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Scientists discovers that there are six children who each have an enormous intelligence. The children are flown to London to be studied... (90 mins.)
Director: Anton M. Leader
“ "Children of the Damned" is inspired by the 1963 film of the same name. The song describes the death of the last of the children, as he steps out to face the humans which are intent on destroying him by burning him at the stake. ” - runar-11
 
40.
The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)
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Despotic King Louis XIV discovers he has a twin brother who has grown up under the tutelage of his foster father, the patriotic musketeer D'Artagnan. (113 mins.)
Director: James Whale
“ Steve Harris found the name of his band, after seeing the film in 1975. In the movie the torture device are mentioned. ” - runar-11
 
41.
Life of Brian (1979)
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Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah. (94 mins.)
Director: Terry Jones
“ After every Iron Maiden show the song "Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life" from the Monty Python movie is played over the PA system. ” - runar-11
 
42.
Vidocq (2001)
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Paris. 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappeared as he fights the Alchemist... (98 mins.)
Director: Pitof
“ As an intro to the Dance of Death World Tour in 2003, “Declamation” by Chris Payne from the movie "Vidocq" was used. ” - runar-11
 
43.
Quest for Fire (1981)
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This story takes place in prehistoric time when three prehistoric tribesmen search for a new fire source. (100 mins.)
“ The song "Quest for Fire" was based on this movie. ” - runar-11
 
44.
Village of the Damned (1960)
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In the English village of Midwich, the blonde-haired, glowing-eyed children of uncertain paternity prove to have frightening powers. (77 mins.)
Director: Wolf Rilla
“ The song "Children of the the Damned" is inspired by this movie and it's sequel Children of the Damed. ” - runar-11
 
45.
The Invisible Man (1933)
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A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane. (71 mins.)
Director: James Whale
“ In one of Derek Riggs' paintings for Iron Maiden, that was used as an t-shirt design, you can see Eddie on the stage in Pandemonium. The capital city in Hell. In front row you can see The Invisible Man smoking and wearing sunglasses. ” - runar-11
 
46.
The Paradise Club (1989 TV Series)
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Two brothers, Frank & Danny Kane are the sons of "Ma Kane" who ran the South Side with a rod of iron... (50 mins.)
“ On the cover of "Bring Your Daugther... To the Slaugther" you can see Eddie outside a nightclub called Paradise Club from this TV serie. Bruce Dickinson also play in the episode called Rock and Roll Roulette as a rock 'n' roll singer called Jake Skinner. Among the songs he plays in this episode is his own "Ballad of Mutt", "Johnny B. Goode" by Chuck Berry, "Wishing Well" by Free and "I Shot the Sheriff" by Bob Marley. In the studio we see "Fraud squad" which are, Janick Gers on guitar, Andy Carr, bass and Dickie Flitzar on drums, i.e. the band that Bruce used on the 1990 solo tour. ” - runar-11
 
47.
The Devil Rides Out (1968)
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In the countryside of England, the Duc de Richleau a.k.a Nicholas welcomes his old friend Rex Van Ryn that has flown to meet him and Simon Aron... (96 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
“ Footage from this movie is used in the music video for "The Number of the Beast". The scene where The Goat of Mendes is showed is used. Iron Maiden also use the goat as a stage prop when performing the song live at concerts. ” - runar-11
 
48.
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
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A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire. (101 mins.)
“ The Iron Maiden song "Heaven Can Wait" (from their 1986 album Somewhere in Time) is loosely inspired by the film. The lyrics deal with near-death experience and a man who cannot seem to die. ” - runar-11