Lethal injection movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lethal injection movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense and psychological films and TV shows about / with lethal injection, murder, crimes, death, deadly, crime, prison, violence, danger and dialogue plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as lethal injection: The Lazarus Project (2008), Last Dance (1996), Point of No Return (1993), Dead Man Walking (1995), Buried Alive (1990), Control (2004), True Crime (1999), The Returned (2013), 88 Minutes (2007), Michael Clayton (2007).

List of lethal injection movies

The Lazarus Project (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After Ben Garvey foolishly turned back to crime, he thought his life was over when he was sentenced to death by lethal injection. But his death sentence isn't quite what it seems, as Ben regains consciousness near an eerie psychiatric ward, ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: lethal injection, death sentence, mental institution, death penalty, chainsaw, uncover truth, mysterious character, rehabilitation, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, dallas texas, texas
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 5.7
 4K
Last Dance (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon taking a new job, young lawyer Rick Hayes is assigned to the clemency case of Cindy Liggett, a woman convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. As Hayes investigates the background for her case, the two begin to form a deep ...
Style: emotional, tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison, murder, lethal injection, lawyer, death row, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, legal action, dedicated lawyer, prison life, false accusation, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: taj mahal, india, australia, texas, new jersey ...
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Point of No Return (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so Maggie can be elaborately trained as a phantom ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: female killer, hitman, lethal injection, murder, espionage, death sentence, chases and races, undercover, danger, haunted by the past, addiction, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., california, italy, venice, usa ...
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Dead Man Walking (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him spirituality as she accompanies him to his execution.
Style: thought provoking, touching, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prison, death row, rape, death sentence, court, nun, lethal injection, death penalty, redemption, warden, forgiveness, confession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, southern usa
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 6.5
 4K
Buried Alive (1990)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Clint is an every day working man whose wife Joanna is having an affair with a doctor. They plot to kill him and get the insurance money. Only trouble the drug overdose they give him doesn't kill him. Lucky for Clint he's buried in a cheap ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, tense
Plot: buried alive, betrayal, infidelity, lethal injection, poisoning, poison, investigation, love affair, coffin, couples, failed attempt, overdose ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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 6.2
 7K
Control (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lee Ray Oliver, a death row inmate, is given a second chance at life if he agrees to undergo a new chemical treatment used to modify behavior.
Style: psychological, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: death sentence, prison, experiment, lethal injection, starting over, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, crime, deadly, race against time, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.6
 32K
True Crime (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Plot: death row, death sentence, race against time, investigation, false accusation, journalism, death penalty, crime, crimes, uncover truth, lethal injection, journal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, oakland california, san francisco
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 5.9
 8K
The Returned (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a post-zombie world, where the infected live normal lives, their retroviral drug is running out.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, race against time, deadly virus, infected, coping, drug, supernatural, apocalypse, plague, couples, lethal injection, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Redemption tells the story of Stan "Tookie" Williams, founder of the Crips L.A. street gang. Story follows his fall into gang-banging, his prison term, and his work writing children's novels encouraging peace and anti-violence ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: redemption, death row, prison, gang, gangsters, human spirit, hopes, journalism, life is a bitch, murder, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, future, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 5.9
 74K
88 Minutes (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A college professor who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI, receives a death threat claiming he has only 88 minutes to live.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, tense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, manipulation, fbi, death threat, death, frame up, forensics, paranoia, crimes, crime, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s, year 1997
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
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 7.2
 157K
Michael Clayton (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: lawyer, law firm, legal, murder, lawsuit, divorce, guilt, cover up, scandal, crimes, corruption, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, manhattan new york city, california
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 6.1
 17K
The Sacrament (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A fashion photographer is traveling to meet his sister at Eden Parish. Once there, his friends begin to film interviews with the Eden Parish inhabitants, all of whom speak of the commune in glowing terms. However, they soon discover that there is a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: brainwashing, cult leader, isolation, massacre, religions or cults, mysterious character, missing person, escape attempt, murder, cult, manipulation, commune ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa
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 4.8
 176
Mommy's Day (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After escaping a lethal injection for the murders Mommy (Patty McCormack) had committed, she is given a special implant in her arm that will keep her from having homicidal urges. However, since she still tries to see her daughter and other murders ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, escape, investigation, slasher, serial killer, bad mother, paranoia, prison, family life, deadly, confined, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
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 4.7
 15K
Half Past Dead (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, prison, secret agents, gangsters, working undercover, one man army, gang, tough heroes, danger, law enforcement, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
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 5.5
 3K
Ritual (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father on vacation wakes up separated from his family and races through the woods to find them.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: danger, chase, murder, memory loss, forceful separation, race against time, crimes, deadly, in the woods, hidden truth, violence, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia
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The Other Side of the Street (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Regina, a lonely 65 year old who works on the neighborhood watch for the police in Copacabana, believes to have witnessed a murder in the building across the street, and ends up getting involved with the suspect in a potentially dangerous chain of ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: life is a bitch, obsession, terminal illness, couple relations, love and romance, elderly, aging, couples, fall in love, amateur detective, deadly, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, europe, former yugoslavia
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Mission: Impossible II (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from unleashing a genetically engineered biological weapon called Chimera. This mission, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, cia, undercover, helicopter, violence, heroes, secret service, spy, deadly virus, top secret, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: spain, sydney australia, australia
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Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, keeps receiving weird phone calls and being followed by a mysterious man. One night he manages to catch up with his persecutor and tries to get him to talk but in the ensuing struggle he accidentally stabs him. He ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, haunted by the past, obsession, murder, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), laser, psychopath, stalking, investigation, private detective, drummer ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, germany, italy
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 5.5
 5K
Silent Rage (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, mad scientist, hospital, slasher, survival, heroes, psychopath, small town, experiment gone awry, serial killer, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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 6.4
 84
Unknown Hour (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hynek Michánek wants to study medicine but fails his entrance exams five times. He starts a job as an orderly in a district hospital where one of the doctors on the examining board works as well. He feels no-one takes him seriously and he loathes ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure, psychotronic ...
Plot: mentally unstable protagonist, corruption, murder, husband wife relationship, social awkwardness, doctor, nurse, colleague colleague relationship, antagonist as protagonist, serial killer as protagonist, revenge, death ...
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The Night Overtakes Me (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A communist journalist from Prague is sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp.
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, prisoner, school teacher, group shower, strong female lead, clown, sewing machine, bully, execution, fascist, pregnancy ...
Time: 1930s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, czechoslovakia, central europe, prague
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May Sayad (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Story: A Filipino action movie directed by Ronnie Ricketts.
Plot: uzi, drive by shooting, crazy, lethal injection, explosion, shot to death, martial arts, kidnapping, gunfight, mental institution, car accident, falling to death ...
Place: the philippines
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Four Murders Are Enough, Darling (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two criminal gangs are ruthlessly fighting for a 1-million dollar check that, purely by chance, got into the flat of shy high school teacher George Camel. As the number of victims sharply increases, Camel is mistakenly regarded as a mass murderer ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic, psychedelic
Plot: co worker co worker relationship, hit in the face, breaking the fourth wall, blood splatter, visit, multiple deaths, satire, soap, gunfight, stabbed in the back, impersonation, wet clothes ...
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 5.8
 162
Souryam (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Vijay (Gopichand) comes to Kolkata in search of his lost sister (Poonam Kaur). In a series of events he ends up getting caught in a brawl with some goons and in self defence chops a man's arm off. He meets a bubbly college girl Swetha (Anushka ...
Plot: police chase, arrest, shot in the back, fight, ambulance, gangster, kidnapping, beating, secret, gangsters, brother sister relationship, poison ...
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Karla Faye Tucker: Forevermore (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Faced with a sobering death sentence of execution by lethal injection, a convicted murderer and former prostitute embraces religion, marries a prison minister and focuses on making the most of her last days on Earth.
Plot: video, preacher, born again christian, marriage proposal, faith, death row, correspondence, lethal injection, death penalty, murderer, jail cell, prison ...
Place: texas
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 5.6
 42
Deathrow (2000)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A neglected and unloved orphan raised by poor relatives in the slums of Manila is wrongfully convicted of murder that resulted from a heist he was compelled to join. Unable to prove his innocence and his minor age, he is thrown into the cruel, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: jail, prisoner, juvenile delinquent, murder, death sentence, lawyer, danger, teenage boy, prison life, alcohol abuse, sodomy, drugs ...
Place: the philippines
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Til Death Do Us Part (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman investigates the past of her seemingly ideal husband, a doctor who starts to become increasingly hostile.
Style: psychological thriller, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: suspicion, small town, marriage, newlyweds, doctor, danger, uncover truth, murder, crimes, under the surface, wedding reception, gardener ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada
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 4.3
 194
Out to Kill (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When private investigator Jim Noble moves into a beautiful loft complex in Tampa, he never expects to find his first case literally right outside his door - the corpse of one of his neighbors, right in the middle of the complex's courtyard. ...
Plot: swimming pool, guitar, gay, murder, alibi, yoga, strangulation, shower, real estate agent, lethal injection, suicide note, ambiguity ...
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They Only Kill Their Masters (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An enigmatic young woman has been murdered in a small California coast town. The investigation by the local sheriff uncovers a complex web of relationships centering on the victim; the scattered trail of evidence ranges from a mysterious photograph ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, dog, murder investigation, police investigation, life is a bitch, crime, witnessing a crime, gays and lesbians, deadly, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
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 7.3
 68K
Nikita (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A beautiful felon, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a policeman, is given a second chance - as a secret political assassin controlled by the government.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, female killer, female assassin, double life, undercover, mentor, female spy, impossible love, robbery, training, secret identity, weapons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: france, venice, europe, paris france
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