Guillotine movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant guillotine movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, exciting, suspenseful and cult film films and TV shows about / with guillotine, nudity (full frontal - brief), heroes, brutality, adventure, decapitation, rebellion, rivalry, female nudity and murder plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Action genres shot in France, USA, Italy and other countries.
guillotine movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as guillotine: Magicians (2007), Two on a Guillotine (1965), Swashbuckler (1971), Women in Cages (1971), Carry on Pimpernel (1967), Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005), Two Men in Town (1973), Addams Family Values (1993), I Escaped from Devil's Island (1973), The Big Scare (1964).

List of guillotine movies

Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, guillotine, contests and competitions, ambition, buddies, artists and showbiz, odd couple, friendship, nothing goes right, parody, wizards and magicians, stage magician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Two on a Guillotine (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The daughter of a dead magician who accidentally killed his wife, her mother, while performing a guillotine trick must spend the night in his house in order to collect her inheritance. Is the house haunted or is it all magic?
Style: psychotronic
Plot: guillotine, mansion, inheritance, magic, skeleton, rabbit, old dark house, white rabbit, weirdo, last will and testament, haunted house, funeral ...
Place: los angeles
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Swashbuckler (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Nicolas Philibert goes to America after killing a French aristocrat. On his return he tries to divorce his wife, Charlotte, but when he sees others trying to woo her his own interest is rekindled.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: divorce, french revolution, love and romance, opposites attract, lovers reunited, couples, couple relations, adventure, state affairs, revolution, jealousy, romantic rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: france, brittany, america
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Women in Cages (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Carol Jeffries is a naive American woman staying in the Philippines. She is given ten years in prison after being set up by her drug-dealer boyfriend, Rudy. She endures the harsh conditions, sadistic head matron and attempts on her life, then ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female whipping, women's prison, jungle, prison, sadism, women in prison, frame up, prostitute, drug abuse, exploitation, guillotine, betrayal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: the philippines
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Carry on Pimpernel (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The time of the French revolution, and Citizen Robespierre is beheading the French aristocracy. When word gets to England, two noblemen, Sir Rodney Ffing and Lord Darcy take it upon themselves to aid their French counterparts. Sir Rodney is a master ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: farce, parody, guillotine, french revolution, legend, chateau, brother, sword fight, sister, aristocrat, wig, duel ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s, 1780s
Place: france, england
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Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: True story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed ...
Style: touching, tense, disturbing, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: resistance, nazism, german, politics, death sentence, historical character, fighting the system, rebellion, human spirit, against the rules, tragic hero, gestapo ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: munich germany, germany, europe, east germany, poland ...
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Two Men in Town (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former bank robber is released after 10 years in prison. He gets help from a social-worker, but gets harassed by an old cop from his past.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: social worker, death sentence, pursuit, guillotine, police, going straight, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, crime, friends, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Addams Family Values (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to ...
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, macabre, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, halloween, goth, nanny, farce, femme fatale, uncle, baby, power relations, family problems, danger, parody ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hawaii
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I Escaped from Devil's Island (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 1916, A group of prisoners plot their escape from the notorious fortress located in French Guiana.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, prison, brutality, guillotine, raft, shark, leper, captivity, graphic violence, rebellion, danger, confined ...
Time: 1910s
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The Big Scare (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two police inspectors Triquet and Vergus launch their investigations to arrest a dangerous escaped forger named Mickey Le Bénedictin.
Plot: guillotine, pharmacist, forger, hunter, gendarme, parody, countryside, forgery, fear, murder of wife, counterfeit money, mob violence ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
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The Flying Guillotine (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Emperor's armies have developed a new weapon: a thrown blade that can remove someone's head from long distance. As the paranoid Emperor begins decapitating anyone he fears might be a threat, his guard Mau Tang becomes disillusioned ...
Plot: guillotine, palace, decapitated head, death squad, martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, assassination, singing, son, training, killing an animal ...
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Flying Guillotine II (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Take two directors (Cheng Kang, who made the popular true crime thriller "The Criminals", and Hua Shan, who helmed the superheroes "Super Inframan"), a cast of the best and best-loved martial arts actors, then respected kung fu ...
Plot: martial arts, assassination, rebellion, guillotine, exile, martyrdom, kung fu, female warrior, palace intrigue, dissident
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Goto, Island of Love (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In an isolated community on a mythical island, a pompous dictator holds public executions and lets criminals fight in the streets.
Style: cult film, avant garde, fairy tale
Plot: totalitarian regime, apple, murder disguised as suicide, interrogation, portrait, classroom, killing a dog, guillotine, elevator, severed head, school teacher, funeral ...
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A Knight's Tale (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it. He wins. With ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: knight, rivalry, against the odds, prince, sword duel, medieval, follow your dream, jousting, game, duel, writers, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london, france, paris france
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We Believed (2010)
Genre: History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 205 min.
Story: The stories of three young men who, in the wake of the ferocious repression by the Bourbon reign in 1828, decide to join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement.
Style: serious, tense, factual, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: politics, political unrest, rebellion, society, rebelliousness, battles, revolution, historical event, italian history, execution, occupation, repression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: italy, europe, sicily, southern italy, naples italy
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The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: 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 posing as the foppish Sir Percy Blakeney in society. Percy ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: french revolution, romance, adventurer, daring rescue, revolution, fighting the system, secret identity, heroes, political unrest, heroic mission, idealism, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: france, europe, england, paris france
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Sade (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man prepares himself to be transferred to a detention center and rest home where he will relive one more time the highlights of his youth.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: convent, revolution, prison, s&m, sexual relations, debauchery, murder, couple relations, couples, rebellion, rebelliousness, passion ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: france, paris france
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Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: absurd, humorous, witty, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, robin hood, farce, thief, prince, folk hero, in the woods, arrow, witch, adventure, friends ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
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The French Revolution (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 335 min.
Story: A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792 (when the King Louis ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, militant, rebellion, downfall, against the odds, royal family, rebelliousness, political unrest, death row, injustice, fight for supremacy ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: europe, france, versailles, paris france
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The Legend (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This Hong Kong martial-arts extravaganza tells of evil emperors and true love. The secret Red Lotus Flower Society is committed to the overthrow of the evil Manchu Emperor and his minions. One of his Governors is sent on a mission to retrieve a list ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, heroes, burned alive, emperor, cross dressing, romance, surrender, righting the wronged, family relations, hopes, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, tokyo
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The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17-year-old Mariah Mundi's life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: life turned upside down, adventure, adventurer, young heroes, escapades, family in danger, teenage life, missing person, youth, chase, supernatural, secret place ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s
Place: london
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Enter the Dragon (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu, shaolin, island, tough heroes, drug lord, master apprentice relationship, contests and competitions, spy, fighting movie, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, china, los angeles ...
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Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, danger, good versus evil, chosen one, on the run, mysterious character, save the world, master villain, rivalry, heroic mission, track down ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1917, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
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Deathrow Gameshow (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chuck Toedan's the host of a gameshow featuring death row convicts competeing in life-or-death contests in hopes of cheating the executioner or, at the very least, winning some nice prizes for their next of kin. Not surprisingly, Chuck has made ...
Style: dark humor, rough, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: death row, tv show, satire, striptease, fictional game show, media satire, prison, crime, ratings, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
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Minions (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, whimsical, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary, caveman, family, super villain, vampire, giant, escapades, master and servant, assistant, silly humor, disorder, crimes ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, year 1968, 60s, prehistoric times ...
Place: antarctica, london, england, britain, new york ...
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The Annunciation (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Annunciation (in Hungarian: Angyali üdvözlet) is a Hungarian film directed by András Jeles in 1984, based on The Tragedy of Man (1861) by Imre Madách. When Adam (Péter Bocsor) and Eve (Júlia Mérő), having succumbed to Lucifer's ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: female full frontal nudity, bible, symbolism, devil, angel, philosophy, lucifer, religions or cults, heroes, obsessive quest, french revolution, time ...
Time: ancient history, 18th century
Place: prague, athens greece, france, ancient greece, paris france ...
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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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Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-travel machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.
Style: humorous, entertaining, witty, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, young heroes, prodigy, adventure, talking dog, sent to the past, adoption, dog, family, father son relationship, changing the past or future ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 16th century, 2010s, 1500s ...
Place: egypt, usa
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Life Love Death (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: François Toledo, married businessman and father, falls head-over-heels in love with Janine, a work colleague. However, he is soon found out: after three dates, he strangles some prostitutes, when, the victim of blackmail, he becomes dishonored. He ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, contemplative, bleak ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, prison, death penalty, death sentence, curses spells and rituals, tragic love, death row, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, spain, france, paris france
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The Rendez-Vous of D?j?-Vu (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hector meets Truquette on Bastille Day and becomes obsessed with seducing her. The plan is to get her to the seaside pronto. Pator is not complaining, especially if her friend Charlotte comes along for the ride. So off they go, down the country ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: on the road, obsessive quest, society, friends, love and romance, escapades, love, absurd humor, college graduate, legislation, politics, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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