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, suspenseful, suspense, humorous, cult film and serious films and TV shows about / with guillotine, blood, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), gun, decapitation, husband wife relationship, female nudity, prison and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Horror genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
guillotine movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as guillotine: Two on a Guillotine (1965), Swashbuckler (1971), Women in Cages (1971), Carry on Pimpernel (1967), Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005), Magicians (2007), Two Men in Town (1973), Addams Family Values (1993), I Escaped from Devil's Island (1973), The Big Scare (1964).

List of guillotine movies

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, inheritance, mansion, rabbit, skeleton, magic, magician, father daughter relationship, reporter, funeral, haunted house, decapitation ...
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: realistic, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Plot: divorce, french revolution, love and romance, couples, lovers reunited, opposites attract, couple relations, adventure, state affairs, revolution, jealousy, brother sister relationship ...
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: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, prison, women's prison, sadism, women in prison, prostitute, frame up, drug abuse, guillotine, sex, exploitation, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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: offbeat, realistic, witty, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: farce, parody, wig, chateau, french revolution, sword fight, brother, duel, guillotine, sister, aristocrat, legend ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s
Place: england, france
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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, idealism, politics, historical character, fighting the system, rebellion, human spirit, tragic hero, against the rules, trial ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, east germany, poland ...
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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: clever, not serious, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: rivalry, fear of flying, guillotine, wizards and magicians, parody, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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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: gloomy, psychological, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: social worker, pursuit, death sentence, police, guillotine, friends, friendship, rivalry, law enforcement, going straight, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: halloween, goth, nanny, eccentric family, femme fatale, baby, uncle, farce, family life, family problems, parody, family in danger ...
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: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, prison, shark, raft, guillotine, brutality, leper, rebellion, dangerous animal, chases and races, adventure, life is a bitch ...
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, gallows, police inspector, surrealism, binoculars, forgery, bald man, fingerprints, chemist, black gloved killer, murder of wife, beast ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, 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, kung fu classic, blood, female nudity, despot, assassination, mission, training, martial arts, singing, wife, 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: rebellion, assassination, martial arts, guillotine, martyrdom, dissident, palace intrigue, exile, kung fu
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The Plagues of Breslau (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Every day at 6 pm a serial killer kills another person. Police officer Helena Rus thinks the killings are done by one man only and decides to reveal the killer's identity by getting back in 18th century history of the city.
Style: captivating, tense, twists and turns, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, police, police detective, revenge, investigation, danger, uncover truth, crimes, violence, guillotine, surveillance footage ...
Place: poland
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The Three Heroes: The Heiress to the Throne (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Prince of Kiev decided to appoint an heir to the throne, only bad luck - who could it be? A relative, friend of the family or maybe an overseas princess? Without thinking twice, the Prince-Father chooses almost a princess, and most importantly a ...
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: folk hero, folk tale, heir heiress, adventure, love, niece, palace, search, intrigue, fight, russian, friendship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: kiev ukraine
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Ghoulies II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ghoulies II picks up a short time after the first movie, a few of the little nasties stow away on an amusement park ride and bring big bucks to a dying fair. The creatures are mad after an attempt to kill them, so the creatures go on a rampage ...
Style: humorous, scary, offbeat, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, escapades, deadly creature, dangerous animal, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, curses spells and rituals, danger, rivalry, mad scientist, ghost, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
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A Hidden Life (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II and is executed by them in 1943. Opening at Jägerstätter’s home in Austria’s countryside, the film follows Franz and his wife, Fani, ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, disturbing, captivating, based on true events
Plot: clergy, world war two, courtroom, nazi germany, treason, love, lawyer, arrest, husband wife relationship, torture, humiliation, beating ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1942, year 1941, year 1939
Place: austria, berlin germany
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I, Justice (1968)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the year 1946, the time of the Nuremberg Process. One of the main actors of the Second World War, who reportedly committed suicide, Adolf Hitler is, however, missing. The Czech doctor Herman (Karel Höger) is kidnapped from Prague and driven to ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: frontier justice, kidnapper, injection, post world war two, death, sadism, revenge, vigilante, vigilantism, illness, manipulative behavior, guillotine ...
Time: 1940s, year 1946
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague
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Fist of the North Star (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From the immensely popular FIST OF THE NORTH STAR comic book series, comes a new hero. The fate of mankind rests with superhuman warrior Kenshiro who roams the wastelands of the future waging a battle against overwhelming evil. With the spiritual ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, nuclear holocaust, destiny, superhuman powers, battles, adventure, vengeance, heroic mission, lone wolves, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: tokyo
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The Big Bang (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In 1995, Italy annihilates Libya, which destroys Israel. Africa bombs Germany, which in turn attacks France. Luxembourg conquers England. Sweden, Monte Carlo and Switzerland immolate themselves.The Russians decide to liquidate the Americans, who ...
Style: dark humor, sexy, sexual, adult animation, cult film
Plot: satire, bossy wife, lesbian kiss, violence, little boy, sex, elevator, hit in the face, pubic hair, listening to a radio, lust, seductive behavior ...
Time: year 1995, near future, 1990s, 90s
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The Flesh and Blood Show (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Actors rehearsing a show at a mysterious seaside theater are being killed off by an unknown maniac.
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: proto-slasher, actress, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, pier, beach, flashback sequence, east coast, nubile, mystery killer, actor, theater ...
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Hell Fest (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On Halloween night at a horror theme park, a costumed killer begins slaying innocent patrons who believe that it's all part of the festivities.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: amusement park, masked killer, serial killer, psychopath, group of friends, maniac, psycho, halloween, violence, slasher, mystery killer, hell on earth ...
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The Thief of Paris (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who steals his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a rich neighbour. As an act of revenge, Georges steals the ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: orphan, social differences, society, family relations, haunted by the past, heist, custody, dishonesty, clergy, rivalry, couple relations, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1890s
Place: paris france, england, france, europe, brussels ...
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Papillon (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Spain
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Henri "Papillon" Charrière is convicted in Paris for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he becomes obsessed with escaping. After planning and executing a series of treacherous ...
Style: suspense, factual, homoerotic, brutal
Plot: prison escape, prison life, prison, solitary, friendship, human spirit, survival, false accusation, rebelliousness, brutality, male bonding, male friendship ...
Time: 1930s, year 1970, year 1969
Place: south america, colombia, france, venezuela, paris france
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One Nation, One King (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Un peuple et son roi crosses the destinies of the men and women of the population, and those of historical figures. Their meeting place is the newly founded National Assembly. At the heart of the story lie the fate of the king and the birth of the ...
Style: realistic, factual, tense, captivating
Plot: french revolution, king of france, french history, politics, execution, martial law, interrogation, arrest, poverty, feminism, newborn, childbirth ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles
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Murder 101 (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charles Lattimore, an author of a book about a famous murder trial, arranges to meet with one of his students one night. When the student is found murdered and Lattimore has no alibi, he suspects he is being framed by the subject of his book.
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, police corruption, frame up, uncover truth, who done it, dishonesty, crimes, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s
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Martin (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin sedates women with a syringe full of narcotics and then slices their wrists with a razor blade so he can drink their blood. Martin, who comes to live with his uncle and cousin in the dying town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, has romantic ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, surreal, tense, cult film ...
Plot: vampire, radio show, murder, supernatural, hidden identity, teenage life, crimes, golden years, socially awkward, violence, blood, curse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, romania
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Ghost Chase (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an old Hollywood mansion, the spirit of an old family retainer inhabits an old grandfather clock. When a movie company uses the mansion for a film, the spirit inhabits the body of an alien and persuades the two filmmakers to track down an old ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: being followed, feet on table, goldfish, eavesdropping, kicked in the crotch, film within a film, homeless man, barefoot male, arrogance, shooting, grandfather clock, wannabe ...
Place: los angeles, california
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Charlotte Corday (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in July 1793 during the outbreak of the French Revolution and the unleashing of the Reign of Terror, a young girl from Caen named Charlotte Corday plots to assassinate Jacobin newspaper editor Jean-Paul Marat.
Style: suspense
Plot: french revolution, prison, female killer, political repression, political thriller, assassin, murder investigation, female assassin, martyrdom, friendship, blood, cross ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: paris france, normandy, france
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Idle Hands (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anton is a cheerful but exceedingly non-ambitious 17-year-old stoner who lives to stay buzzed, watch TV, and moon over Molly, the beautiful girl who lives next door. However, it turns out that the old cliché about idle hands being the devil's ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, realistic, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, halloween, supernatural, teenage life, best friends, ghost, youth, deadly, murder, high school, attic, priestess ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: utah
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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, fairy tale, avant garde
Plot: king, blood, dog, crying, horse riding, horse, choir, kiss, bathtub, spit, death penalty, guillotine ...
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