Most Popular "Execution By Hanging" Titles
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1. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion.
Votes: 913,196 | Gross: $53.08M
2. Sherlock Holmes (2009)
PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.
Votes: 501,780 | Gross: $209.02M
3. Chicago (2002)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Votes: 181,581 | Gross: $170.68M
4. Downfall (2004)
R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History
Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.
Votes: 264,979 | Gross: $5.50M
5. Free State of Jones (2016)
R | 139 min | Action, Biography, Drama
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.
Votes: 29,904 | Gross: $20.76M
8. Changeling (2008)
R | 141 min | Biography, 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.
Votes: 206,804 | Gross: $35.71M
9. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent.
Votes: 199,397 | Gross: $2.21M
10. Capote (2005)
R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.
Votes: 106,111 | Gross: $28.75M
11. Season of the Witch (2011)
PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
14th-century knights transport a suspected witch to a monastery, where monks deduce her powers could be the source of the Black Plague.
Votes: 79,185 | Gross: $24.82M
12. Rang De Basanti (2006)
Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, History
This story is about six friends who help an English filmmaker create a documentary about Indian freedom struggle. During filming, this group of friends learn about those before them and the importance of fighting for their rights.
Votes: 80,459 | Gross: $2.20M
13. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.
14. Persepolis (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.
Votes: 74,305 | Gross: $4.44M
15. Infamous (2006)
R | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
While researching his novel 'In Cold Blood', writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.
Votes: 14,674 | Gross: $1.15M
16. Young Adam (2003)
NC-17 | 98 min | Crime, Drama
A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.
Votes: 11,893 | Gross: $0.77M
18. Citizen Gangster (2011)
Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama
WWII vet Eddie Boyd is torn between providing for his young family and an unfulfilled dream of becoming a Hollywood star. He discovers a way to do both, but his dream leads him down a path of danger and tragedy.
Votes: 3,788 | Gross: $0.00M
19. Ram Jaane (1995)
122 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Ram Jaane is arrested by a security guard after stealing cargo from a train with his best friend. He is shortly released and becomes one of the biggest hustlers in the city. After a deadly ... See full summary »
20. Let Him Have It (1991)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History
In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship... See full summary »
21. In Tranzit (2008)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War
In 1946, a group of German POWs are mistakenly sent to a Soviet female transit prison camp and must cope with the hostility of the Soviet female inmates and guards, under the orders of cruel camp commander Pavlov.
22. My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)
100 min | Drama
Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but ... See full summary »
23. Fateless (2005)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance, War
14-year-old György's life is torn apart in World War II Hungary as he is sent to a concentration camp where he is forced to become a man, and learns to find happiness in the midst of hatred, and what it really means to be Jewish.
Votes: 5,820 | Gross: $0.20M
24. Red Headed Stranger (1986)
R | 105 min | Western
Revisionist western about fallen preacher Shay, who guns down his wife Raysha for running off with another man. Wandering, he meets single mom Laurie. However, helpless sheriff Scoby wants Shay to help him fight the villainous Clavers.
26. Rupan sansei (1978)
PG-13 | 102 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Lupin risks death to learn the secret and intentions of a wealthy and seemingly immortal, but certainly ruthless, recluse.
27. Blonde Sinner (1956)
99 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A young woman who has been abused and taken advantage of by all the men in her life, finally finds a man she believes truly loves her, but she snaps when she finds out that he, too, is ... See full summary »
30. Pirates (1998)
104 min | History
Discovery examines the history of "Golden age of Piracy." The program takes a detailed look at the harsh lives of pirates, their tactics, motivations and why they would choose such a life. ... See full summary »
32. Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (2007 Video Game)
Action, Fantasy, War
The sequel to Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance. This game takes place in Tellus, 3 years after the Mad Kings War took place. A rebel group called "Dawn Brigades" is fighting battles and war is brewing between the Nations.
33. Nancy Drew: The Secret of Shadow Ranch (2004 Video Game)
Adventure, Mystery, Romance
Teen detective Nancy Drew visits Shadow Ranch and investigates the mysterious accidents that follow sightings of a ghostly horse.
34. Eighty Acres of Hell (2006 TV Movie)
94 min | History
Unprepared for a protracted war, the huge number of prisoners of war overwhelmed both sides ability to hold them. Coupled with the bitter animosity toward the enemy this lead to inhuman ... See full summary »
36. Secret Missions of the Civil War (2005 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, History, War
Two hour special on "secret" missions during the Civil War including The Great Locomotive Chase, Mosby's Raid on Fairfax, and the Attempted Burning of New York City.
37. Badlands (1984 Video Game)
Action, Fantasy, Western
Animated FMV light gun arcade that was later ported to LaserDisc. A gunslinger is after the gang who killed his family. He chases them into the badlands where human, animal and supernatural foes await.
Biography (1987– )
Allan Pinkerton: The Original Private Eye
Alan Pinkerman was a Scotish immigrant who escaped the slums of Glasgow to found the first, and for a time, the world's most prominent detective agency in the United States. His many ... See full summary »
Waking the Dead (2000– )
Deathwatch: Part 2
58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Expatriate gangster Frank Sutton returns to Britain and recruits reporter Graham Barker to gather enough evidence and publish the truth about his brother Charles, who was framed and hung for murder.
TV-MA | 59 min | Drama
"Thou shalt not kill" - a shorter, slightly less graphic version of 'A Short Film About Killing', but the plot is essentially the same: murder followed by execution, two killings, one ... See full summary »
The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
When a 20th-century scientist tests out his time machine he accidentally retrieves a 19th-century murderer - saving him from the hangman's noose. Unaware of the man's history, the two attempt to acclimatize him to his new surroundings.
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Five Little Pigs
TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime
Lucy Crale enlists Poirot to investigate the 14-year-old murder in which her mother was hanged for poisoning her artist father.
Inspector George Gently (2007– )
Gently Go Man
89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Following the murder of his wife by notorious gangster Webster, Inspector George Gently is pondering retirement. When he hears about Webster attending a funeral of a murder victim, he delays his retirement to take on this case.
Deadly Women (2005)
Deadly Women examines cases of women driven to murder by greed including Belle Gunness in Indiana who poisoned suitors with strychnine, Catherine Flannigan and Margaret Higgins who killed ... See full summary »