Most Popular "Death Sentence" Titles
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1. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
PG | 142 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.
2. Starship Troopers (1997)
R | 129 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Humans in a fascistic, militaristic future do battle with giant alien bugs in a fight for survival.
PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.
6. Pain & Gain (2013)
R | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A trio of bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong.
7. Changeling (2008)
R | 141 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.
9. Agora (2009)
R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the famous philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.
10. Casanova (2005)
R | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Heath Ledger plays the fabled romantic as a man who, after failing to win the affection of a particular Venetian woman, strives to discover the real meaning of love.
11. Black Book (2006)
R | 145 min | Drama, Thriller, War
In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
13. Bully (2001)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama
A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much.
14. Oliver Twist (2005)
PG-13 | 130 min | Crime, Drama
An adaptation of the classic Dickens tale, where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.
15. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
Approved | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.
16. Point of No Return (1993)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Drug addict Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so Maggie can... See full summary »
17. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
18. Animal Farm (1954)
Unrated | 72 min | Animation, Drama
A successful farmyard revolution by the resident animals vs. the farmer goes horribly wrong as the victors create a new tyranny among themselves.
19. The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In an abandoned house in Poughkeepsie, New York murder investigators uncover hundreds of tapes showing decades of a serial killer's work.
20. Shocker (1989)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
21. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 142 min | Romance, Drama, Action
During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while ... See full summary »
22. Return to Paradise (1998)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Two friends must choose whether to help a third friend who was arrested in Malaysia for drug possession.
23. The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance
John Truscott goes to Borneo to work with the Iban. He reports to Henry Bullard, who gives him a "sleeping dictionary"--one of the locals who teaches him the local language and culture. And... See full summary »
24. The Chamber (1996)
R | 113 min | Drama, Thriller
A young man fresh out of law school tries to win a reprieve for his racist grandfather who is on death row.
25. The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey (2005)
150 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the life and times of Mangal Pandey, 1857: The Rising is a film about the leader of the 1857 mutiny and his fight against the British rule.
26. Moll Flanders (1996)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, ... See full summary »
27. Too Young to Die? (1990 TV Movie)
R | 92 min | Drama, Crime
An abused 15 year old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty in this fact-based story.
28. Scarlet Street (1945)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of some of the fortune she thinks he has.
29. Evidence of Blood (1998 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
When a Pulitzer prize winning author of true crimes returns to his hometown in Georgia, it isn't long before he is involved in a forty year old case of a teenage girl who had been murdered.... See full summary »
30. A Man Escaped (1956)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Thriller, War
Captured French Resistance fighter Andre Devigny awaits a certain death sentence for espionage in a stark Nazi prison. Facing malnourishment and paralyzing fear, he must engineer an ... See full summary »
31. Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
The ultimate weapon which was meant to be safe for the mankind produces global side effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped... See full summary »
33. Switching Channels (1988)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime
A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.
34. Ziegfeld Follies (1945)
Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Musical
The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.
Writers: David Freedman, Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane | Directors: Lemuel Ayers, Roy Del Ruth, Robert Lewis, Vincente Minnelli, George Sidney, Merrill Pye, Charles Walters | Stars: William Powell, Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Fred Astaire
35. Return to Sender (I) (2004)
R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller
While fighting for a woman who sits on death row, a lawyer happens upon new information which brings into question the motives of a man associated with her client.
36. Story of Women (1988)
108 min | Drama
Marie Latour, a woman of limited schooling, raises two children in a ratty flat during World War II in occupied France. In 1941, her husband Paul returns from German captivity, too weak to ... See full summary »
37. Thurgood (2011 TV Movie)
105 min | Drama
Prior to his appointment to United States Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall worked as a lawyer for the NAACP. This one man play tells the story of his role in the civil rights movement and the people that influenced him.
38. Manhattan Melodrama (1934)
Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.
39. The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)
Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of a young revolutionary who raised an armed resistance against the British rule in India.
40. A Lesson Before Dying (1999 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama
In the 1940s South, an African-American man is wrongly accused of the killing of a white store owner. In his defense, his white attorney equates him with a lowly hog, to indicate that he ... See full summary »
41. The Lady and the Highwayman (1989 TV Movie)
90 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Swashbuckling tale of romance, betrayal, jealousy, banditry, murder and court intrigue set in the 1660s, during the Restoration to the English throne of King Charles II.
42. The 3 Penny Opera (1931)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
In London at the turn of the century, the bandit Mack the Knife marries Polly without the knowledge of her father, Peachum, the 'king of the beggars'.
43. Violette (1978)
124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In an interwar France struggling with profound social and political change, 18-year-old Violette Noziere rebels against the constraints of her claustrophobic, working-class (and possibly incestuous) family, with troubling consequences.
44. Love Comes to the Executioner (2006)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young man is hired as the executioner at a prison where his brother sits on death row. Things get more surreal when he falls in love with his brother's ex-girlfriend -- who's imprisoned herself.
45. Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
Three days before his execution, the elderly Apostle Peter tells his jailer about his time with Jesus.
46. Karz: The Burden of Truth (2002)
Savitri Devi lives a wealthy life-style with her husband. Her attempts to expose the criminal activities of a gangster, Yograj are fertile and to retaliate Yograj rape her instead which ... See full summary »
47. The Executioner (1963)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy
An undertaker gets married to an old executioner's daughter and, although he doesn't like it, must continue the profession of his father-in-law after his retirement.
48. Frisco Jenny (1932)
Unrated | 73 min | Drama
Frisco Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. She puts her son up for adoption and he rises to prominence as district ... See full summary »
49. Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines (2004 Video Game)
M | Horror, Action, Adventure
Beginning your journey as a new Kindred, you must choose your path to follow the high class Vampire Society, or the lawbreaking group of Anarchs as you find your place in this new world.
Writers: Justin Achilli, Brian Mitsoda, Chad Moore, T.J. Perillo, Jason Anderson, Leonard Boyarsky, Steve Bokkes, Tiffiny Chu, David Webb | Directors: Jason Anderson, Leonard Boyarsky | Stars: André Sogliuzzo, Andy Milder, Armando Valdes-Kennedy, Courtenay Taylor
50. Underworld (1927)
Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend.