Saved from execution movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant saved from execution movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, suspense, cult film, clever, entertaining and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with saved from execution, dialogue, danger, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, chase, vengeance, rescue and friendship plots mostly in Adventure, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as saved from execution: Deep West (1971), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), Storm - Letter of Fire (2017), Captain Thunder (2011), Pocahontas (1995), Ghoulies II (1987), The Brothers Grimm (2005), The Lone Ranger (2013), Return of the Jedi (1983), Mars Needs Moms (2011).

List of saved from execution movies

 5.8
 417
Deep West (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Yankee gunman, Hallelujah, is hired by Mexican Juarista, General Ramirez to confiscate a case of jewels to fund the revolution. For this, Hallelujah will receive a percentage. But other parties are interested in the case and when they turn out to ...
Plot: revolutionary, russian, saved from execution, mexican revolution, jewelry, firing squad, violence, mexican, sheriff, monastery, monk, bullet wound ...
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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: colourful, fairy tale, romantic, adult animation, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: disney, notre dame cathedral, french, church, gypsy, cruelty, clergy, fall in love, music, goat, unfulfilled love, dancing ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Storm - Letter of Fire (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is set in 1521 Antwerp, in a Europe ravaged by religious wars, and during the early years of the Reformation. It tells the story of the twelve year old, Falko Voeten – a printer’s son. When Falko’s father, Klaas Voeten, a printer of ...
Style: suspense, bleak, captivating, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: reformation, inquisition, tyranny, strong female character, friendship, justice, dungeon, boy, priest, chase, teenager, prison ...
Time: 16th century
Place: netherlands
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Captain Thunder (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of "Captain Thunder and the Holy Grail" is set during the Third Crusade in Palestine, when Captain Thunder finds in the dungeons of a fortress a dying Christian named Juan de Ribera, who entrustes him the mission to restore to ...
Plot: magic, medieval, battles, crusade, soldier, witch, ghost, holy grail, eclipse, balloon, castle, sword and sorcery ...
Time: middle ages
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 6.7
 189K
Pocahontas (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: History comes gloriously to life in Disney's epic animated tale about love and adventure in the New World. Pocahontas is a Native American woman whose father has arranged for her to marry her village's best warrior. But a vision tells her ...
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, fairy tale, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, native american, interracial romance, disney princess, romance, forbidden love, adventure, culture clash, tragic love, native american tribe, raccoon ...
Time: 17th century
Place: virginia, africa, usa, europe, england ...
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 4.6
 5K
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, unusual plot structure, slasher, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, demon, halloween, ghost, zombie, haunted house, magic, camp, male nudity, rat, mutant, reality ...
Time: 80s
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The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, gothic, dark, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: medieval, supernatural, adventure, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, witch, wizards, magic, brothers, evil queen, creativity, fairy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1810s, 1790s
Place: europe, hamburg germany, frankfurt germany, germany
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American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, ex soldier, soldier, master warrior, terrorism, battles, mortal combat, graphic violence, sword fight, superhero, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.4
 236K
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, scenic, buddy comedy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: texas ranger, horse, indians, superhero, adventure, disney, native american, corruption, escape, betrayal, escapades, violence ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 1860s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, san francisco
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Return of the Jedi (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping ...
Style: futuristic, saga, dark, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: star wars, alien, space and aliens, space opera, space wars, heroic mission, jedi, robot, sword fight, good versus evil, space battle, rebel ...
Time: future, 80s
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Mars Needs Moms (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Martians suddenly abduct his mom, mischievous Milo rushes to the rescue and discovers why all moms are so special.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: disney, martian, adventure, alien abduction, space and aliens, mars, parents and children, alien, stranded, children, young heroes, robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
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Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1977)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Horror
Country: West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 16-year-old Maria is forced into Serra D'Aires convent, secretly run by Satanists. Her confessor is in collusion with the Mother Superior. Maria is tortured, forced into sex with men, women, and the horned Devil, and told that it's all a ...
Style: erotic, suspense, sexy, satanic, weird ...
Plot: inquisition, nun, satanism, convent, letter, sex, female protagonist, confession, torturer, public execution, torture device, devil ...
Place: portugal
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The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's trouble brewing in Bikini Bottom. Someone has stolen King Neptune's crown, and it looks like Mr. Krab, SpongeBob's boss, is the culprit. Though he's just been passed over for the promotion of his dreams, SpongeBob stands ...
Style: humorous, funny, stylized, not serious, surreal ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, sea, family, friendship, disorder, goofy hero, heroic mission, dishonesty, heroes, race against time, squid, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pacific ocean
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South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.
Style: funny, parody, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: satire, music, political satire, dark humor, violent, death, racial slur, television, violence, sexualized violence, culture clash, stereotypes ...
Place: canada, colorado, usa
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Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.
Style: exciting, entertaining, colourful, witty, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, adventure, mythology, sinbad, chase, treasure hunt, arabian nights, swashbuckler, heroes, good versus evil, friendship, treasure ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages, 8th century
Place: sicily, mediterranean sea
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 6.4
 32K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: bleak, intense, suspenseful, scary, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, survival, plague, vampire, isolation, cult, end of the world, transformation, loneliness, apocalypse, virus ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1977, near future, year 1975
Place: los angeles, usa, california, china, woodstock ...
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 8.0
 400K
Life of Brian (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the ...
Style: parody, funny, surreal, thought provoking, satirical ...
Plot: religion, satire, monty python, christmas, jewish, ancient rome, ancient, absurdism, god, jesus, cult, execution ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: ancient greece, palestine, jerusalem, middle east, holy land
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Quasimodo, the hunchback bellringer of Notre Dame's cathedral meets a beautiful gypsy dancer, Esmeralda, and falls in love with her. So does Quasimodo's guardian, the archdeacon of the cathedral, and a poor street poet. But ...
Style: fairy tale, realistic, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: ancient, age difference, medieval, tragic love, false accusation, soldier, forbidden love, perversion, gypsy, psychopath, bishop, disability ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: paris france, europe, france
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The Hunchback (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the novel, a young gypsy becomes a Minister's obsession in 1483. Only the bell ringer and her husband and the court of miracles can save her.
Style: emotional, serious, gothic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hunchback, forbidden love, clergy, fall in love, self discovery, obsession, renaissance, society, misfit, dishonesty, betrayal, social misfits ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 5.1
 7K
Firewalker (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache horde of gold.
Style: buddy comedy, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, martial arts, adventurer, curse, treasure hunter, treasure hunt, archaeologist, sarcasm, disguise, temple, gold, soldier ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
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 7.9
 682K
District 9 (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United ...
Style: suspense, serious, cerebral, thought provoking, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, distopia, quarantine, extraterrestrial, space and aliens, mutation, alien invasion, alien encounter, alien race, metamorphosis, chaos and mayhem, transformation ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1982
Place: africa, south africa, johannesburg south africa
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 7.0
 230K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: tense, realistic, clever, political, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, espionage, intelligence agency, terrorist, cia agent, government agency, secret service, bomb, moral ambiguity, terrorist attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, jordan, israel, virginia, washington d.c. ...
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Around the World in 80 Days (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 266 min.
TV show
Story: Around the World in 80 Days is a 1989 three-part television Eastmancolor miniseries originally broadcast on NBC. The production garnered three nominations for Emmy awards that year. Starring Pierce Brosnan as Phileas Fogg, Eric Idle as ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: bet, travel, treasure, race against time, on the road, heroic mission, society, romance, escapades, adventurer, ambition, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: india, england, europe, asia, burma ...
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What War May Bring (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A theater projectionist's daughter is involved in the Resistance in WWII, but she doesn’t share his political involvement & only believes in passion. She follows the men she loves unconditionally, suffering betrayal and hardship.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, strong female presence, haunted by the past, saving a life, concentration camp, autobiography, saved from execution, accused of murder, american soldier, nazi, friend ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: france, paris france
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 6.8
 41K
Anonymous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.
Style: stylized, serious, intense, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: shakespeare, conspiracy theory, politics, betrayal, political intrigue, writers, medieval, poet, incestuous sex, lifestyle, literature, incest ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, london, scotland, europe, new york ...
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 7.6
 289K
Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: female warrior, female protagonist, dragon, cross dressing, disney, human spirit, sexism, friendship, adventure, heroine, good versus evil, talking animals ...
Time: 5th century
Place: china, ancient china, asia
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Professionals for a Massacre (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Major Lloyd, having stolen the cargo of gold needed to purchase weapons, is heading towards the Mexican border. Three soldiers condemned to death are promised freedom if they recover the precious load. The intervention of a criminal Mexican band and ...
Style: surprise ending, cult film
Plot: civil war, cowboy, american civil war, money, spy, chase, horse riding, mother, union soldier, battles, heroes, saved from execution ...
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Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Get ready for the wildest adventure of a lifetime in the most ambitious production ever brought to film. Earning a 1967 Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, this dazzling fantasy turns both ordinary and exotic animals into talking, dancing and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, scenic, romantic, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: animals, family, adventure, youth, mad scientist, dancing, talking animals, sailing, vegetarian, rainstorm, brutality, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s, 1840s, victorian era
Place: africa, england, europe
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 6.8
 15K
Cat Ballou (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.
Style: funny, melancholic, talky, harsh, semi serious ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, redemption, justice, adventure, twists and turns, culture clash, ranch, hitman, rescue, old west, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: wyoming
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 5.8
 35K
Barbarella (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.
Style: sexy, surreal, futuristic, erotic, psychedelic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: space opera, alien, mad scientist, sexuality, angel, alien planet, laser gun, cult, nudity (full frontal - brief), astronaut, apocalypse, sexual fantasy ...
Time: future, 60s, distant future
Place: yukon
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