Burned at the stake movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant burned at the stake movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary, stylized, bleak and realistic films and TV shows about / with burned at the stake, murder, witch, female nudity, violence, fire, death, torture, religion and blood plots mostly in Drama, Horror and History genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as burned at the stake: Death by Invitation (1971), Midnight Offerings (1981), The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962), The Name of the Rose (1986), The Playbirds (1978), Last Caress (2010), Black Death (2010), The Pit and the Pendulum (1991), Head of the Family (1996), Antichrist (2009).

List of burned at the stake movies

Death by Invitation (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman learns that one of her ancestors had been burned at the stake as a witch. She decides to revenge her on the descendants of the people who had her killed.
Plot: murder, witch, flashback, burned at the stake
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Midnight Offerings (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Vivian has magic powers. She doesn't hesitate to save her boyfriend David from failing in school by murdering teachers. However, David has gotten tired of her and is putting his charm on a new girl in school, Robin. Robin discovers that she ...
Plot: witchcraft, high school, romantic rivalry, burned at the stake, occult, telekinesis, witch, teenage girl, devil worship, magic, raven, magic spell ...
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The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A reconstruction of the trial of Joan of Arc based entirely on the transcripts of the real-life trial, concerning Joan's imprisonment, interrogation and final execution at the hands of the English.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, stylized, captivating
Plot: joan of arc, trial, heresy, torture chamber, interrogation, saint, martyrdom, burned at the stake, courtroom drama, realism, religions or cults, confined ...
Time: 15th century
Place: europe, france
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The Name of the Rose (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 14th-century Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young novice arrive at a conference to find that several monks have been murdered under mysterious circumstances. To solve the crimes, William must rise up against the Church's ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, clever, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: monk, investigation, clergy, monastery, uncover truth, danger, god or devil, execution, christianity, temptation, trial, amateur detective ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, italy
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The Playbirds (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In order to unmask a pathological killer who is targeting the beautiful centrefolds of Playbirds magazine, a sexy policewoman Lucy Sheridan puts her life and reputation on the line by sleeping with millionaire publisher Harry Dougan. The Chief ...
Plot: murder, sexploitation, burned at the stake, policewoman killing, religious fanatic, dead policewoman, murder of a policewoman, murder of a nude woman, female nudity, lesbian, lesbian sex, dead woman in bath tub ...
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Last Caress (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Five youngsters who just wanted to spend a nice weekend amongst friends in a manor will find a far less peaceful place than they expected when faced with a family curse and a sadistic ruthless killer. Blinded by their never-ending quest for carnal ...
Plot: blood, painting, meat cleaver, slasher, psychic, seance, witch, nun, bondage, flashback, burned at the stake, deaf mute ...
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Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are ...
Style: bleak, gothic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: monk, plague, good versus evil, danger, obsessive quest, dealing with death, clergy, village, supernatural, heroic mission, afterlife, knight ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Pit and the Pendulum (1991)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set during the height of Spanish Inquisition. The beautiful and kind-hearted Maria is arrested as a witch when she inadvertently cries out in horror at the public whipping of a child. As Maria’s husband Antonio tries to save her, Torquemada, the ...
Style: gothic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, witch, good versus evil, danger, torture chamber, deadly, supernatural, clergy, mental illness, woman in danger, religions or cults, crimes ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: spain, dungeon, europe
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Head of the Family (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The "head" of the family is literally that--a giant head on a tiny body, who psychically controls the rest of his even weirder family.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, infidelity, deadly creature, gory, strong sexual content, mad scientist, violence, freak, experiment, slasher, zombie, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: dungeon
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Antichrist (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Style: psychological, disturbing, scary, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: fear, cruelty, violence, torture, guilt, isolation, insanity, confined, male nudity, sex, depression, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: She has a loving family and best friends, laughs and cries from time to time... Madoka Kaname, an eighth grader of Mitakihara middle school, is one of those who lives such a life. One day, she had a very magical encounter. She doesn't know if ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: magical girl, dark fantasy, magic, young heroes, surrealism, school, wizards and magicians, witch, imaginary kingdom, friendship, schoolgirl, teenage girl ...
Place: japan
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Buffalo Bill, Hero of the Far West (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Colonel William Cody, alias Buffalo Bill, intends to put an end to the dishonest relations between a gang of white swindlers and the Indian, Yellow Hand. So he goes to the chief of Yellow Hand's tribe, Wise Fox, and tries to convince him to ...
Plot: cavalry, repeating rifle, saloon girl, carbine, bar shootout, bar fight, colonel, spurs, dynamite, winchester rifle, cowboy shirt, u.s. cavalry ...
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Nothing But the Night (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Already three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last months, looking like suicides. However after a mysterious accident of a bus with the last three trustees and 30 orphan kids in it, police colonel Bingham starts investigating. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, gothic, scary, mind bending
Plot: murder, bus, orphanage, island, exploding boat, orphan, good versus evil, ghost, suicide, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london
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The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, chariot, betrayal, tragic hero, downfall, leadership, barbarian, war, political unrest, royal family, battles ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, italy
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The Name of the Rose (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In 1327, Friar William from Baskerville, followed by the young novice Adso da Melk, reaches an isolated Benedictine abbey on the Alps to aid in a dispute between the Franciscan Order and the Avignon papacy. Upon arrival in the abbey the two find ...
Plot: manuscript, burned at the stake, male female relationship, poison, priest, false accusation, psychopath, inquisition, abbey, pig, laughter, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: italy
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Alone Yet Not Alone (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Fleeing religious persecution in Germany, the Leininger family seeks a new start in uncharted country - America. It is the mid-1700s and British and French forces are struggling for control over the abundant resources of this new territory. Carving ...
Style: serious, emotional, epic, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: captivity, native american white relationships, woman in danger, americana, society, immigrants, siblings relations, family in danger, political unrest, religions or cults, confined, danger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ohio, usa, america, pennsylvania, delaware ...
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Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, secret society, assassin, time travel, chase, adventure, parkour, memory, imaginary, secret identity, changing the past or future, brotherhood ...
Time: ancient history, 15th century, year 1986, 2010s
Place: spain, texas, london
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Witchhammer (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A ruthless inquisitor spins the superstitions of local peasants into religious heresy, finding cause to accuse dozens of innocent men and women of witchcraft. The inquisitor targets nobles and merchants, whose property and goods are then ...
Style: serious, bleak, tense, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: burned alive, false accusation, torture chamber, witch, injustice, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch, murder, religions or cults, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: europe, czech republic
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Quasi defies the evil Frollo and ventures out to the Festival of Fools, the cruel crowd jeers him. Rescued by fellow outcast the gypsy Esmeralda, Quasi soon finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: judge, unfulfilled love, cathedral, sword, festival, bell, church, family, obsession, social misfits, self discovery, witch hunt ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Burned At The Stake (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1692 a young girl in Salem, Massachusetts, accuses several residents of being witches, and they are burned at the stake. In 1980 a young woman who is a descendant of the accuser finds herself having recurring nightmares about the incident and ...
Plot: witchcraft, reincarnation, time travel, curse, burned at the stake, museum, spirit, revenge, witch hunt, supernatural, occult, hanging ...
Time: 1600s
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Train for Hollywood (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman is bitten by the acting bug after seeing Marilyn Monroe in "Some Like It Hot". She patterns herself after MM and after finishing high school goes for screen tests to the Film Academy. Rejected because of her crooked teeth she ...
Plot: beer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, goldfish, loss of virginity, actress, virgin, male female relationship, filmmaking, friendship, friend, hotel room, sex ...
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The Niklashausen Journey (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Can a small group of people start a proletarian revolution, asks the "Black Monk" in a leather jacket. The medieval shepherd, Hans Boehm, claims to have been called by the Virgin Mary to create a revolt against the church and the ...
Plot: fascism, echo, oppression, hymn, leather jacket, deer, virgin mary, poverty, smuggling, destruction of property, alienation, militant ...
Time: 15th century
Place: germany, chicago illinois, paris france
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Blood Orgy of the She-Devils (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Lorraine and Mark enter the world of witchcraft where Mara foretells the future and helps them remember their past lives. When a series of mysterious murders begin to occur, they turn to Dr. Helsford for advice.
Plot: exploitation, witchcraft, bat, chess, burned alive, stabbed in the back, torture, spear, stoning, voodoo doll, amulet, murder ...
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Witchcraft 8: Salem's Ghost (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young happy couple move into a “dream home” only to find it is a gateway for occult powers.
Plot: witchcraft, schoolgirl, warlock, police officer, sex scene, white bra and panties, burned at the stake, erotica, lust, kiss
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Flame in the Wind (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the splendor and terror of the Spanish Inquisition, Flame in the Wind tells the story of Carlos, an earnest young nobleman who is faced with a choice: the church system offers safety, protection, and respectability; the Scriptures offer ...
Style: christian film
Plot: spanish inquisition, theology, inquisition, accusation, burned at the stake, religious persecution, monk, church, faith, soldier, martyr, bible ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain, dungeon
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The Demons (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of nuns become possessed by demons and are then tortured in a dungeon of horrors during the inquisition.
Plot: inquisition, torture, nun, convent, blood, female homosexuality, rape, lesbian, death, murder, lesbian sex, exploitation ...
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The Witch's Curse (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Maciste travels to Hell to find a witch and make her undo a curse she put on the surface world.
Plot: witch, witchcraft, cannibalism, curse, peplum, cyclops, hell, castle, sword and sandal, redemption, muscleman, suffering ...
Place: scotland, china
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A King for Burning (1993)
Genre: History
Country: Germany
Duration: 197 min.
Story: "King of the Last Days" is a German television miniseries in 1993 about the 16th century Anabaptist rebellion in Münster .
Plot: bible, female nudity, branding, religious persecution, burned at the stake, public execution
Place: germany
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The Holy Office (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The long arm of the Inquisition, or the "Holy Office," reached at least as far as 16th-century Mexico (known as New Spain at the time). Many Spanish Catholics of Moorish or Jewish origin found it expedient to flee to the New World to ...
Plot: inquisition, religious persecution, spanish inquisition, fear, burned at the stake, sex, rape, prison, torture
Time: 1500s
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Maleficarum (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Country: Bolivia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Maria Francisca, a wealthy young heiress and her friend Mariana De Castro, a young protestant widow, are accused of witchcraft and taken before the Inquisition of Lima, Peru . Maleficarum is the story of Francisca, a wealthy orphan and Mariana, her ...
Plot: witchcraft, cruelty, lesbian, rape, spanish inquisition, torture chamber, torture, stabbing, suffering, witch, torturer, tied up ...
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