Most Popular "Saved From Execution" Titles

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year








































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »







Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
81 Metascore

An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

Writers: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell | Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

2. Barbarella (1968)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.

Writers: Jean-Claude Forest, Claude Brulé, Terry Southern, Roger Vadim, Vittorio Bonicelli, Clement Biddle Wood, Brian Degas, Tudor Gates | Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O'Shea

3. Life of Brian (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
75 Metascore

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

4. South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)

R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
73 Metascore

When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance & Phillip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.

Writers: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Pam Brady | Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Isaac Hayes

5. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

G | 91 min | Animation, Drama, Family

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A deformed bell-ringer must assert his independence from a vicious government minister in order to help his friend, a gypsy dancer.

Writers: Geefwee Boedoe, Tab Murphy, Irene Mecchi, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White, Jonathan Roberts, Victor Hugo, Sue C. Nichols, Christine Blum, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Jim Capobianco, Brenda Chapman, Francis Glebas, Ed Gombert, Kirk Hanson, Kevin Harkey, Burny Mattinson, Floyd Norman, Denis Rich, Jeff Snow, Kelly Wightman, James Fujii, John Sanford | Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, Tom Hulce, Mary Kay Bergman

6. The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
66 Metascore

SpongeBob SquarePants takes leave from the town of Bikini Bottom in order to track down King Neptune's stolen crown.

Writers: Stephen Hillenburg, Derek Drymon, Tim Hill, Kent Osborne, Aaron Springer, Paul Tibbitt | Directors: Stephen Hillenburg, Mark Osborne | Stars: Jeffrey Tambor, Rodger Bumpass, Carolyn Lawrence, Clancy Brown

7. Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
48 Metascore

The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.

Writer: John Logan | Directors: Patrick Gilmore, Tim Johnson | Stars: Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joseph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer

8. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.

Writers: Sonya Levien, Bruno Frank, Victor Hugo | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Cedric Hardwicke, Thomas Mitchell

9. Doctor Dolittle (1967)

Approved | 152 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientèle, he and his friends escape their hometown to sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail.

Writers: Hugh Lofting, Leslie Bricusse | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough

10. His Girl Friday (1940)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.

Writers: Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart

11. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.

Writers: Miles Malleson, Lajos Biró, Miklós Rózsa | Directors: Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez, John Justin

12. The Omega Man (1971)

GP | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Army doctor Robert Neville struggles to create a cure for the plague that wiped out most of the human race.

Writers: John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington, Richard Matheson | Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Paul Koslo

13. Ivanhoe (1952)

Approved | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A knight seeks to free the captive King Richard and put him back on the throne.

Writers: Noel Langley, Æneas MacKenzie, Marguerite Roberts | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders

14. Firewalker (1986)

PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache hoard of gold.

Writers: Robert Gosnell, Jeffrey M. Rosenbaum, Norman Aladjem | Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett Jr., Melody Anderson, Will Sampson

15. The Hunchback (1997 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Based on the novel, a young gypsy becomes a Minister's obsession in 1483. Only the bell ringer and her husband and the court of miracles can save her.

Writers: Victor Hugo, John Fasano | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Richard Harris, Salma Hayek, Edward Atterton

16. Napoleon (1927)

240 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A film about the French Field Marshal's youth and early military career.

Writer: Abel Gance | Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Albert Dieudonné, Vladimir Roudenko, Edmond Van Daële, Alexandre Koubitzky

17. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Quasimodo, the hunchback bellringer of Notre Dame's cathedral meets a beautiful gypsy dancer, Esmeralda, and falls in love with her. So does Quasimodo's guardian, the archdeacon of the ... See full summary »

Writers: John Gay, Victor Hugo | Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Derek Jacobi, David Suchet, Gerry Sundquist

18. The Man from Colorado (1948)

Approved | 100 min | Romance, Western

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Two friends return home after their discharge from the army after the Civil War. However, one of them has had deep-rooted psychological damage due to his experiences during the war, and as ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews, Ben Maddow, Borden Chase | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Glenn Ford, William Holden, Ellen Drew, Ray Collins

19. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1956)

PG | 104 min | Drama, History, Horror

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The timeless tale of the seductive gypsy Esmeralda and the tortured hunchback Quasimodo.

Writers: Victor Hugo, Jean Aurenche, Jacques Prévert | Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Anthony Quinn, Jean Danet, Alain Cuny

20. What War May Bring (2010)

120 min | Drama

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: Claude Lelouch, Pierre Uytterhoeven | Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Audrey Dana, Dominique Pinon, Raphaël, Samuel Labarthe

21. Let Us Live (1939)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Two innocent men are wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The fiance of one of them convinces a police detective of their innocence, and together they try to find the real ... See full summary »

Writers: Anthony Veiller, Allen Rivkin, Joseph F. Dinneen | Director: John Brahm | Stars: Maureen O'Sullivan, Henry Fonda, Ralph Bellamy, Alan Baxter

22. A Woman's Vengeance (1948)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, Mystery

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Country squire Henry Maurier is patient with his wife Emily, a neurotic invalid, but her brother surprises Henry with his young mistress Doris. The same night, Emily dies of her chronic ... See full summary »

Writer: Aldous Huxley | Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Charles Boyer, Ann Blyth, Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke

23. Guns for Dollars (1971)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Western

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: Tito Carpi | Director: Giuliano Carnimeo | Stars: George Hilton, Charles Southwood, Agata Flori, Roberto Camardiel

24. Professionals for a Massacre (1967)

89 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Hilton, Martin and Byrnes are three bandits who have joined the Southern ranks during the Civil War. They're caught selling guns to the Union and are sentenced to a firing squad. A general ... See full summary »

Writers: Jaime Jesús Balcázar, Enzo Dell'Aquila, Roberto Gianviti, José Antonio de la Loma | Director: Nando Cicero | Stars: George Hilton, Edd Byrnes, George Martin, Milo Quesada

25. I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes (1948)

Approved | 70 min | Mystery, Film-Noir, Crime

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A dancer is pinned for murder after his shoe prints are found at the scene of the crime. His wife follows the trail of clues to the genuine killer.

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, Steve Fisher | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Don Castle, Elyse Knox, Regis Toomey, Charles D. Brown

26. Terror of the Red Mask (1960)

88 min | Adventure, History, Romance

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Marco, a traveling soldier in Renaissance Italy, enters the employ of an ambitious lord named Astolfo whose cruel reign is being challenged by a rebel known as "the Red Mask." Marco soon ... See full summary »

Writers: Marcello Ciorciolini, Vittorio Metz, Luigi Capuano, Roberto Gianviti | Director: Luigi Capuano | Stars: Lex Barker, Chelo Alonso, Livio Lorenzon, Liana Orfei

27. The Red Dance (1928)

103 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Note: Contains Spoilers The story, set in Russia at the time of the Bolshevik Revolution, focuses on the relationship between three characters: Tasia (Dolores del Rio)... See full synopsis »

Writers: Henry Leyford Gates, Eleanor Browne, Pierre Collings, Philip Klein, James Ashmore Creelman, Malcolm Stuart Boylan | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Charles Farrell, Ivan Linow, Boris Charsky

28. Rollin' Plains (1938)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

5.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

It's cattlemen versus sheepmen and Trigger Gargan appears to be the leader of the gang causing the trouble. But unknown to Ranger Tex Lawrence, the respected town citizen Barrow is the boss... See full summary »

Writers: Jacques Jaccard, Celia Jaccard, Lindsley Parsons, Edmond Kelso | Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Tex Ritter, Karl Hackett, White Flash, Horace Murphy

29. Law of the Underworld (1938)

Passed | 61 min | Crime, Drama

5.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A respected citizen with secret ties to the local mob is faced with revealing his criminal connections to save two innocent people from execution.

Writers: Bert Granet, Edmund L. Hartmann, John B. Hymer, Samuel Shipman | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Chester Morris, Anne Shirley, Eduardo Ciannelli, Walter Abel

30. Dick Turpin (1974)

94 min | Adventure

3.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: José Truchado, Fernando Merino, Ricardo Palacios | Director: Fernando Merino | Stars: Cihangir Gaffari, Inés Morales, Sancho Gracia, Manuel Zarzo

31. Death by Death II (2010)

Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Action, Comedy

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: Joel Wilson | Director: Joel Wilson | Stars: Brad Edwards, Janet Williams, Gene Hively, Steven J. Wilson

32. Futurama (1999– )
Episode: A Tale of Two Santas (2001)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

When Fry, Leela and Bender make a delivery to Neptune, they run afoul of the robot Santa Claus. Bender takes his place, but the previous Santa's fearsome reputation makes his job difficult.

Creators: Matt Groening, David X. Cohen | Director: Ron Hughart | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

33. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: Deadline (1959)

30 min | Western

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Two gunmen steal the horses from the stagecoach in which Bat and Lorna Adams are riding. Bat trades his cane for a horse so Lorna can get to Austin to present evidence that will save a man from the gallows but the thieves have other ideas.

Writers: Richard O'Connor, George F. Slavin | Director: John Rich | Stars: Gene Barry, Ken Lynch, Harry Dean Stanton, Eve Brent

34. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )
Episode: Death Penalty (2006)

TV-MA | Comedy, Documentary

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Penn and Teller argue against the death penalty.

Creators: Randall Moldave, Eric Small | Director: Star Price | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Steven Banks, Alan Gell

35. The Richard Pryor Show (1977– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1977)

Comedy

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Richard Pryor is a Chinese chef, a wino, El Neggro, a ranch owner, a survivor of the Titanic and Santa Claus. The cast roasts him. Charlie Hill tells jokes.

Writers: David Banks, Jeffrey Barron, Booker Bradshaw, Paul Mooney, Tom Moore, Richard Pryor, Arthur Sellers, Jeremy Stevens, Rocco Urbisci | Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Richard Pryor, Stu Black, Marlene Clark, Argus Hamilton

36. Once a Thief (1996–1998)
Episode: Kangaroo Court (1998)

R | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: Steven Barwin, Gabriel David Tick | Director: John Fawcett | Stars: Ivan Sergei, Sandrine Holt, Nicholas Lea, Jennifer Dale

37. Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (1989–1994)
Episode: Rotten Rose: Part 2 (1990)

Adventure, Comedy, Family

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Due to be executed with Marian, Robin realises that she did not betray him when Rose reveals that she wants his body stuffed for her Robin Hood Museum. Fortunately the other merry men ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Robinson | Director: David Bell | Stars: Kate Lonergan, Adam Morris, Danny John-Jules, Howard Lew Lewis

38. Land of the Giants (1968–1970)
Episode: Six Hours to Live (1969)

60 min | Sci-Fi

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A giant has been framed for a murder he didn't commit and now awaits execution for the crime.

Creator: Irwin Allen | Director: Sobey Martin | Stars: Gary Conway, Don Matheson, Stefan Arngrim, Don Marshall

39. Kings (2009– )
Episode: The New King: Part One (2009)

43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

As David awaits execution William Cross launches his coup attempt.

Creator: Michael Green | Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller

40. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2014)
Episode: The Soft War (2012)

TV-PG | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The Onderon Rebels attempt to rescue former King Dendup before he is executed.

Creator: George Lucas | Director: Kyle Dunlevy | Stars: Andrew Kishino, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, David Kaye, Kirk Thornton