Grave robber movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant grave robber movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out scary, serious, psychotronic, tense, suspense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with grave robber, escapades, murder, cemetery, adventure, good versus evil, deadly, danger, supernatural and corpse plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, China, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as grave robber: I Sell the Dead (2008), Guru, The Mad Monk (1970), The Skull (1965), Premature Burial (1962), The Haunted Palace (1963), Time Raiders (2016), Womb Raider (2003), Candle in the Tomb (2016), The Hunt for the Amber Room (2012), The Charlemagne Code (2008).

List of grave robber movies

I Sell the Dead (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 18th century justice catches up with a pair of grave robbers. With only a few hours to go before his date with the guillotine, Arthur Blake (Monaghan) tells his life story to Father Francis Duffy (Ron Perlman). Before long, Arthur spills the beans ...
Style: stylized, humorous, scary, brutal, offbeat ...
Plot: dark humor, zombie, grave robber, undead, supernatural, grave, alien, group of criminals, adventure, friendship, vampire, weapons ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
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Guru, The Mad Monk (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A deranged 15th Century prison colony chaplain exploits his power to get money for his church including murder and grave robbing committed by his vampire mistress and one-eyed hunchback assistant.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: priest, vampire, held captive, murder, prison, schizophrenia, hunchback, witchcraft, grave robber, medieval, talking to oneself in a mirror, favor ...
Time: 1400s, 15th century
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 6.3
 3K
The Skull (1965)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A collector of esoterica, Dr. Maitland, buys an unusual skull from his ordinary source of artifacts. The skull is what remains of marquis De Sade. Much too soon he discovers how the skull affects him: by turning him into a frenzied killer.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, demonic possession, auction, skull, evil spirit, grave robber, dealer, s&m, religions or cults, psychopath, crimes, imaginary ...
Time: 60s, 18th century
Place: london
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Premature Burial (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An artist grows distant from his new wife as an irrational horror of premature burial consumes him.
Style: psychological, bleak, mind bending, twists and turns, gothic horror ...
Plot: coffin, obsession, death, fear, tomb, mystery, haunted by the past, eccentric family, crumbling marriage, mental illness, cemetery, spider ...
Time: 60s
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The Haunted Palace (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.
Style: gothic horror, gothic, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: burned alive, afterlife, curse, ghost, monster, mutant, village, mansion, murder, dungeon, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
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 4.8
 797
Time Raiders (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Time Raiders is based on the online novel series Daomu Biji written by Xu Lei. It tells the story of explorers searching for the secrets of immortality in ancient tombs
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: tomb, temple, martial arts, grave robber, treasure hunt, treasure hunter, good versus evil, hidden treasure, treasure, treasure map, adventure, archeological dig ...
Place: china
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 3.6
 477
Womb Raider (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When wealthy treasure hunter Cara Loft is delivered an invitation to meet renowned art collector Dr. Scrotus, the sexy adventurer is thrust head-on into the greatest and most dangerous erotic adventure of her life... the search for the three sacred ...
Style: parody, erotic, captivating, entertaining, sexploitation film
Plot: desert, jungle, grave robber, adventure, female protagonist, seduction, escapades, treasure hunt, hidden treasure, seductive woman, seductress, adventuress ...
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Candle in the Tomb (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: When archaeologist Shirley Yang learns of her father's disappearance, she returns to China and enlists the help of tomb raiders to track him down.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: tomb, grave robber, adventure, adventuress, archaeologist, treasure, search and rescue, hidden treasure, teamwork, tombs and skeletons, search for father, escapades ...
Place: china
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Reunion: The Sound of the Providence (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Yilong Zhu and Xiaotong are leading the cast! Let’s see the restart of these grave robbers. With mysteries unsolved, they’re gathering for adventure! On the way through all sorts of life and death, the secret about “the sound of the ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: mystery, tombs and skeletons, hidden treasure, grave robber, treasure hunt, treasure hunter, adventure, tomb, escapades, riddles and clues, adventurer, investigation ...
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The Lost Tomb 2: Explore With the Note (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: This drama is adaption of Kennedy Xu's novel series"Grave Robbers’ Chronicles". 50 years ago, a group of Changsha grave robbers dug out manuscripts of the location of treasures from Warring states, but an encounter with an undead ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: magical creature, investigation, adventure, grave robber, paranormal investigation, lost treasure, creature, supernatural horror, supernatural being, survival, tomb, supernatural ...
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The Hunt for the Amber Room (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's the greatest myth of the German post-war era: The Amber Room. Since its disappearance in 1945 from Koenigsberg Castle, legions of treasure hunters have tried and failed to find the room. It is said that Physics genius, Albert Einstein hid ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, captivating
Plot: treasure hunter, archaeologist, treasure hunt, treasure, mystery, archaeology, adventure, grave robber, technology, lost treasure, adventurer, hidden treasure ...
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The Charlemagne Code (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An action-packed race to find the legendary treasure of the Nibelungen hidden by Charlemagne and thought to be the biggest lost treasure in the world.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: treasure, archaeologist, treasure hunt, treasure hunter, hidden treasure, adventurer, treasure map, archaeology, escapades, uncover truth, adventure, lost treasure ...
Time: middle ages
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Mojin: The Lost Legend (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 127 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 1990s, famous tomb explorer Hu Bayi decided to retire and move to the United States with his girlfriend Shirley. But before his wedding, Bayi discovers his first love Ding Shitian, who supposedly had died in the "One ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, non-linear, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: chinese emperor, tomb, treasure hunter, love triangle, grave robbing, investigation, adventure, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china
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 3.4
 101
Hellspawn (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Mick and Jack are asked to house sit for a relative in a small town. They soon realize that there is a mysterious killer and grave robber plaguing the town and they might just be the next target. Mick and Jack must solve the mystery in order to save ...
Plot: demon, house, grave robber, car accident, shower, harmonica, condom, cancer, beer, doll, blood
Place: pennsylvania
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 6.2
 615
Grave Robbers (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ruben Galindo's "Grave Robbers" tells the tale of an undead axe-wielding Satanist brought back by young grave robbers.An undead satanic priest is released from his chains of death.And he is thirsty for blood!
Style: slasher
Plot: torture, dungeon, crypt, monk, inquisition, grave robber, resurrection, cemetery, stalker, strangulation, decapitation, satanism ...
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 5.4
 443
Burke & Hare (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two men go into business supplying medical colleges with cadavers by robbing graves.
Plot: murder, brothel, dissection, fetish, medical school, corpse, grave robber, female nudity, fire, caning, grave robbing, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 19th century
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Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 242 min.
Story: Zack Snyder's definitive director's cut of Justice League (2017).
Style: exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: heroes, superhuman, superhero team, batman, alien invasion, superhero, super villain, end of the world, team, justice league, amazon, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, paris france, iceland, tower bridge london, london ...
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The Mummy Lives (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An Egyptian noble, sentenced to death for a forbidden affair, returns from the grave 3,000 years later and becomes obsessed with a woman whom he thinks is the reincarnation of his dead lover.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: mummy, obsessive quest, sacrifice, reincarnation, afterlife, egyptian, heroic mission, supernatural, good versus evil, danger, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt
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 6.0
 362
Tom Sawyer (2000)
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Get ready for a magical, fun-filled journey of adventure, fantasy and friendship! Tom Sawyer and his best buddy Huck Finn love going fishing, daydreaming about pirates and stolen gold, and thinking about Becky Thatcher - the pretty new girl at ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good, retro ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: heroes, friendship, family relations, orphan, rescue, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, life turned upside down, youth, disorder, family life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri, mississippi river
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Tales of the Third Dimension (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This movie is made-up of three tales, the first one is, "Young Blood" it is about a married pair of vampires who adopt a child. In "The Guardians," a pair of avaricious grave robbers make a terrible mistake when they visit the ...
Style: anthology, psychotronic, vampire comedy, urban fantasy
Plot: vampire, christmas, foster child, toaster, european in usa, mysterious man, bare chested boy, screaming man, nobleman, screaming woman, attempted murder, undead ...
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Gojoe: Spirit War Chronicle (2000)
Genre: Action, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Benkei, a master fighter and killer, vows never to take another life after his conversion to Buddhism. His faith in pacifism, however, is shaken and ultimately broken by the attacks from a trio of fighters known only as "the demons". ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending
Plot: samurai, martial arts, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, heroic mission, battles, military, supernatural ability, imaginary, escapades, supernatural, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: japan, asia
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Trilogy of Terror II (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three tales of terror: in "The Graveyard Rats" lovers murder the woman's older husband and encounter horror when they attempt to rob his grave; "Bobby" is the story of a woman who summons her son back from the dead; and in ...
Style: anthology, scary, mind bending, serious, slasher ...
Plot: murder, killer doll, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, destiny, gory, animal life, deal with the devil, psychopath, wizards and magicians, reincarnation ...
Time: 90s
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Terror of the Living Dead (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Upon his uncle's death, Serge Chekov journeys to a spooky Scottish village for the reading of the will. But when he inherits the estate, Serge runs afoul of his uncle's jealous wife , his business partner , his maid and others. It's ...
Style: gothic horror, serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, satanism, necrophilia, danger, rivalry, conspiracy, disorder, gory, village, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: scotland, europe, central europe
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 6.1
 255K
Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Romania
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster ...
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, curses spells and rituals, adventure, supernatural, heroes, vampire hunter, good versus evil, human versus monster, dracula, deadly creature, immortality ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 15th century, 1880s
Place: transylvania, vatican, europe, paris france, budapest ...
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The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of ...
Style: scary, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: voodoo, superstition, hallucination, anthropologist, zombie, rite, supernatural, jungle, leadership, danger, uncover truth, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s, year 1978, 70s, year 1985
Place: haiti, boston
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 5.5
 5K
Ed Gein (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The true story of Edward Gein, the farmer whose horrific crimes inspired Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Silence of the Lambs. This is the first film to Gein's tormented upbringing, his adored but domineering mother, and the 1957 ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mental illness, insanity, arrest, domineering mother, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, neighbor, good versus evil, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, usa, texas
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 7.4
 212K
Garden State (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: depression, psychiatrist, marijuana, friendship, self discovery, family relations, romance, drugs/alcohol, lifestyle, friends, paraplegic, loss of parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa
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Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Homicidal maniac Jason returns from the grave to cause more bloody mayhem. Young Tommy may have escaped from Crystal Lake, but he’s still haunted by the gruesome events that happened there. When gory murders start happening at the secluded halfway ...
Style: slasher, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mask, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental institution, child in peril, hospital, forest, massacre, sadism, killing spree ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, america
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Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When their money scam runs aground, a group of would-be thieves turn to kidnapping in an attempt to blackmail their target.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, down on your luck, disorder, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, partners, criminal heroes, buddies, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, latin america, mexico
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Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
Genre: Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A worldwide epidemic encourages a bio-tech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.
Style: gothic, cult film, bloody, macabre, atmospheric ...
Plot: goth, opera, surgery, support group, powerful corporation, future dystopia, against humanity, life is a bitch, terminal illness, therapy, makeover, stabbing ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: venice, paris france
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