Execution by hanging movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant execution by hanging movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, tense and captivating films and TV shows about / with hanging, execution by hanging, murder, violence, death, execution, gun, deadly, brutality and blood plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Action genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as execution by hanging: Vijaypath (1994), Bawdy Tales (1973), There Is No Evil (2020), Hell on the Border (2019), The Sea Wolf (1993), Shoot, Gringo... Shoot! (1968), The Mummy (1999), Lady Frankenstein (1971), 13 Minutes (2015), Tom Horn (1980).

List of execution by hanging movies

 5.0
 639
Vijaypath (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: The family of Justice Saxena is extremely happy until his younger brother Inspector Rajesh Saxena (Suresh Oberoi) arrests a notorious gangster, Bhawani Singh. Justice Saxena sentences Bhawani Singh to death. Bhawani Singh's brother, Dilawar ...
Plot: one against many, shot to death, ashes, rescue, abandoned house, school, judge, hallucination, machine gun, jumping into water, smothered with a pillow, explosive ...
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 6.2
 148
Bawdy Tales (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Locked up in prison and awaiting execution, bored young vagabonds Bernardino (Ninetto Davoli) and Mammone (Franco Citti) pass their time competing in a vulgar storytelling competition, relating indecent accounts about castration, unsavory testicles ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: nude bathing, infidelity, society, clergy, deadly, confined, crimes, dishonesty, couples, voyeurism, foot chase, stabbed in the belly ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
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There Is No Evil (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, Iran, Czech Republic
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Heshmat, an exemplary husband and father, gets up very early every day. Where does he go? Pouya cannot imagine killing another man, yet he is told he must do so. Javad doesn’t know that proposing to his beloved won’t be the only surprise on her ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, intellectual, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: society, life & death, love and romance, uncle niece relationship, terminal illness, death sentence, love, destiny, adaptation, multiple storylines, friendship, human nature ...
Place: iran
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Hell on the Border (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This epic, action-packed Western tells the incredible true story of Bass Reeves, the first black marshal in the Wild West. Having escaped from slavery after the Civil War, he arrives in Arkansas seeking a job with the law. To prove himself, he must ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rivalry, friendship, brutality, violence, african american, friends, heroes, racism, courage, danger, rescue ...
Time: 1870s
Place: usa
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 6.2
 790
The Sea Wolf (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack London's brutal Wolf Larson brings a shipwrecked aristocrat and a con woman aboard his doomed ship, the Ghost.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, exciting
Plot: cons and scams, ship, obsession, survival, friends, battles, cause and meaning, ocean, adventure, danger, rivalry, military ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london
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Shoot, Gringo... Shoot! (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chad Stark is offered his life and a nice ammount of dollars if he is to bring back the runaway son of mexican land-owner Gutierrez . This son, Fidel, teams up with an outlaw band lead by a former military man going by the name The Major. When Stark ...
Plot: desert, prison, adventurer, torture, whiskey, brutality, funeral, husband wife relationship, tied to a tree, knife, jail, blood ...
Place: california
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 7.0
 392K
The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Morocco
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: archaeology, adventurer, mummy, treasure hunt, archaeologist, deadly creature, ancient egypt, adventure, tomb, curses spells and rituals, treasure, supernatural ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, middle east, africa, north africa
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Lady Frankenstein (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dr. Frankensteins' daughter, who is in love with the aging lab assistant Marshall, continues with her fathers experiments and attempts to transplant Marshall's brain into a new body to prolong his life.
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, mad scientist, transplant, laboratory, crimes, deadly, mentally challenged, escapades, master and servant, supernatural, deadly creature, manipulations ...
Time: 70s
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 7.0
 8K
13 Minutes (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: assassination attempt, nazi germany, state affairs, resistance fighter, national socialism, anti fascist, hitler, plan gone wrong, confession, treason, prisoner, nazi ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s, year 1939, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, berlin germany, switzerland
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 6.9
 5K
Tom Horn (1980)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for the murder of a boy when he carries out his job too well. Tom Horn finds that the simple skills he knows are of no help in dealing with the ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: heroes, gunfight, justice, vigilantism, false accusation, hanging, brutality, one man army, rancher, trial, rustler, murder ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, vienna, california, australia, mexico
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 6.3
 152
Son of El Cid (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Don Fernando, the son of El Cid, rallies peasants and townspeople to overthrow Moorish occupiers in medieval Spain.
Style: bleak, epic, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: rebelliousness, village, village life, revolution, battles, adventure, graphic violence, leadership, clergy, rebellion, society, heroes ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
Place: spain, europe
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Doppelg?nger II: The Red Box (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: October 16, 1817: a farmer discovers the corpse of Luigia Bacchi, the woman missing a few days before. At the cemetery, the night before, it was stolen the dead body of Victoria Clementi, the suicidal girl alleged murderer of Luigia Bacchi. The ...
Plot: police interrogation, corpse, investigation, dead child, cemetery, police corruption, dead girl, hanging, doppelganger, writing on a wall, death by hanging, police commissioner ...
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 6.5
 2K
Apprentice (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore, Germany, France, Hong Kong, Qatar
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Aiman is a 28-year-old Malay correctional officer who is recently transferred to the territory’s top prison. Aiman lives with his older sister Suhaila in a modest housing estate. At his new workplace, Aiman begins to take an interest in a ...
Plot: prison, death sentence, death penalty, executioner, secret, maximum security prison, brother sister relationship, ex soldier, car accident, haunted by the past, mentor, pull ups ...
Place: singapore
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Free State of Jones (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his ...
Style: factual, captivating, intense, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: american civil war, slavery, rebellion, justice, wartime, revolution, courage, period piece, vengeance, society, escapades, u.s. civil war ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s, 60s, 1960s ...
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The Devil's Mistress (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A film about the black-and-white era actress Lída Baarová and her doomed love affair.
Style: captivating, touching, suspense, disturbing, based on true events
Plot: nazism, love triangle, ambition, selfishness, mistress, intrigue, husband wife relationship, actress, filmmaking, railway station, contemplating suicide, bathing ...
Time: year 2000, year 1938, year 1946, year 1937, year 1945 ...
Place: switzerland, czech republic, czechoslovakia, austria, germany ...
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Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Transylvania, Lupin III, the notorious international thief, is hung and no one is more suprised to learn of that than Lupin III himself, who was alive and well and nowhere near that area at that time. The answer to that mystery, begins to surface ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), immortality, world spanning, adventure, palaces castles and temples, escapades, crimes, partners, master criminal, chases and races, danger, chase ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: egypt, transylvania, europe, romania, middle east ...
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Red Headed Stranger (1986)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Reverend Julian Shay (Willie Nelson) strode into the saloon, pulled out his six-shooter, and killed his adulterous wife (Morgan Fairchild) and the man she had left him for. It was the beginning of his violent transformation from God-Loving preacher ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: sheriff, murder, crimes, deadly, clergy, society, rivalry, misfit, hopes, vengeance, old west, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana
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 6.4
 13K
Young Adam (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 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.
Style: serious, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing, dark ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, destructive relationship, murder, couple relations, mysterious character, drifter, crimes, neo noir, court case, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 50s, year 1954 ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
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The Conqueror Worm (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: witch hunt, inquisition, soldier, vengeance, murder, religions or cults, danger, clergy, crimes, witch, violence, rape ...
Time: 17th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, europe, latin america
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 8.2
 332K
Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: hitler, world war two, third reich, nazism, war, suicide, desperation, confined, national socialism, ss, war crime, paranoia ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, munich germany, prague czechoslovakia ...
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 7.6
 313K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, adventure, vengeance, gunfight, tough heroes, bounty hunter, partners, shooting, hunt down, revenge, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
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 6.9
 7K
Fateless (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Germany, UK, Israel, France, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: An Hungarian youth comes of age at Buchenwald during World War II. György Köves is 14, the son of a merchant who's sent to a forced labor camp. After his father's departure, György gets a job at a brickyard; his bus is stopped and its ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, world war two, survival, life is a bitch, confined, estrangement, destiny, self discovery, youth, danger, bus ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, poland, slovakia ...
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 7.6
 585K
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: captivating, clever, exciting, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, steampunk, private detective, intelligence, investigation, sherlock holmes, adventure, partners, master criminal, prodigy, talented, hotshot hero ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, tower bridge london ...
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Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: gothic, stylized, suspense, dark, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, dark fantasy, gothic horror, legends and myths, supernatural, witch, good versus evil, monk, witchcraft, inquisition, curse, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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Colour It Yellow (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. Owing to a lack of funds, she recruits ...
Style: serious, feel good, sincere, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: rebelliousness, politics, patriotism, bollywood, state affairs, society, filmmaker, artist, courage, singing, watching a movie, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, delhi, london
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 8.5
 1.2M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, captivating, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, illusion, deception, magic, secret, magical, teleportation, plot twist, magic trick, diary ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1890s ...
Place: london, england, europe, colorado
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 8.0
 89K
Persepolis (2007)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, adult animation, rough ...
Plot: revolution, muslim, freedom, society, life is a bitch, depression, rebellion, self discovery, politics, coming of age, childhood, oppression ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: iran, middle east, france, paris france, vienna ...
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA, Belgium
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for ...
Style: psychological, captivating, atmospheric, macabre, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, obsession, dark fantasy, perfume, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, insanity, genius, corpse, killings, deadly ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Let Him Have It (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 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 leads to their involvement in the true case which ...
Style: emotional, gloomy, bleak, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom drama, juvenile delinquency, vandalism, jury, injustice, hanging, murder, friendship, capital punishment, death sentence, youth, deadly ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: london, england, europe
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 7.0
 16K
Infamous (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.
Style: sincere, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, death sentence, obsession, writer's life, friendship, investigation, crimes, human nature, fame, gossip and rumors, obsessive quest, journalism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, mexico ...
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