Executioner movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant executioner movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious, cult film, realistic and weird films and TV shows about / with executioner, murder, torture, death, violence, rivalry, brutality, female nudity, execution and danger plots mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as executioner: The Bastard Executioner (2015), Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman (2005), The Headsman (2005), The Bloody Judge (1970), Bloody Pit of Horror (1965), Seed (2006), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Shepherds and Butchers (2016), The Return of Jafar (1994), Arena (2011).

List of executioner movies

The Bastard Executioner (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A blood-soaked, medieval epic that tells the story of Wilkin Brattle, a 14th century warrior, whose life is forever changed when a divine messenger beseeches him to lay down his sword and lead the life of another man: a journeyman executioner. Set ...
Style: bleak, melancholic, rough, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, executioner, knight, corruption, betrayal, brutality, forbidden love, crimes, society, intrigue, disguise, violence ...
Time: 14th century
Place: wales
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Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following in his father's footsteps, Albert Pierrepoint becomes one of Britain's most prolific executioners, hiding his identity as a grocery deliveryman. But when his ambition to be the best inadvertently exposes his gruesome secret, he ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: death sentence, executioner, hanging, execution, politics, introspection, punishment, death row, war crime, criminal, world war two, killer ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, germany
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 6.1
 1K
The Headsman (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Hungary, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Central Europe, early 16th century: two childhood friends, Martin & Georg, find themselves on rival sides of a religious war with both of them struggling to do the right thing.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, epic, realistic ...
Plot: executioner, inquisition, adventure, rivalry, friendship, hopes, society, clergy, military, state affairs, escapades, homecoming ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe
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The Bloody Judge (1970)
Genre: Biography, Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany, Spain, Liechtenstein
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Horror icon Christopher Lee, who worked with Jess Franco on several occasions, plays Lord George Jeffreys, the infamous and merciless judge and Lord Chancellor in England torn by strife between the reigning King James II and William of Orange. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: exploitation, judge, witchcraft, torture, executioner, dishonesty, courtroom drama, false accusation, female nudity, attempted rape, tragic hero, life is a bitch ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe
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Bloody Pit of Horror (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A photographer and his models go to an old, abandoned castle for a photo shoot. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is inhabited by a lunatic who believes himself to be the reincarnated spirit of a 17th-century executioner whose job it is to protect the ...
Style: gothic, slasher, gothic horror, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: castle, torture, iron maiden, male model, dungeon, muscleman, executioner, masked killer, villain, insanity, curse, murder ...
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 3.1
 7K
Seed (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After surviving the electric chair, convicted serial killer Max Seed is buried alive. He digs himself out of the grave and goes on a killing spree. Taking revenge on the men who put him there and random unfortunates alike.
Style: disturbing, slasher, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, electric chair, revenge, sadistic horror, psychopath, mind game, master criminal, violence spree, false accusation, murder, supernatural ability, violent ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
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 7.9
 749K
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new ...
Style: entertaining, funny, stylized, epic, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: superhero, female villain, alien planet, supernatural power, rebellion, goddess, warrior, monster, deity, norse god, norse mythology, alien civilization ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: new york, norway
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Shepherds and Butchers (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: South Africa, USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lawyer takes on a case of a prison guard in South Africa who is traumatized by the executions he's witnessed.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom, death sentence, hopes, life is a bitch, lifestyle, crimes, life & death, executioner, society, brutality, redemption, justice ...
Place: south africa, africa
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The Return of Jafar (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Japan, Australia
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The evil Jafar escapes from the magic lamp as an all-powerful genie, ready to plot his revenge against Aladdin. From battling elusive villains atop winged horses, to dodging flames inside an exploding lava pit, it's up to Aladdin - with ...
Style: humorous, harsh, sweet, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, aladdin, imaginary kingdom, wrongful conviction, disney princess, desert, transformation, princess, family, adventure, vengeance, genie ...
Time: 18th century
Place: arabia, middle east
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 4.7
 12K
Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, underground fighting, violence spree, escapades, tough heroes, internet, fight to the death, arena, kidnapping, violence, fight, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, london, hong kong, mexico, sydney australia ...
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 7.3
 55K
Quills (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France ...
Style: erotic, realistic, sexy, sexual, witty ...
Plot: writer's life, sexuality, rape, perversion, priest, eccentricity, sadism, sex, writers, hospital, hypocrisy, emperor ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, georgian era, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 6.7
 188
Magnificat (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Magnificat is a 1993 Italian drama film directed by Pupi Avati. It was entered into the 1993 Cannes Film Festival.
Plot: ancient, executioner, nun, execution, religion, pregnancy, death, abbey, loss of father
Time: middle ages
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: erotic, art house, disturbing, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: torture, sex, rape, libertine, sexual perversion, kidnapping, sexual torture, fascism, sexual abuse, obsession, strong violent content, atrocity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
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The Cabbage Soup (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 2 buddy farmers are visited by aliens who like their domestic cabbage soup.
Style: semi serious, humorous, parody, cult film
Plot: food, remote village, alien contact, flying saucer, back from the dead, mayor, alien, hunchback, countryside, village people, failed suicide, cuckold ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
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Fantomas vs. Scotland Yard (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the third and final episode of the trilogy, Fantômas imposes a head tax on the rich, threatening to kill those who do not comply.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good, intellectual ...
Plot: perfect crime, police, master criminal, mastermind, goofy hero, chase, disguise, castle, gadget, blackmail, superhero, lord ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, scottish highlands, united kingdom, scotland
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 5.2
 3K
Quicksand (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The workaholic head of the compliance section of a New York bank flies to Monaco to investigate unusual deposits from an offshore bank and meets a down-on-his-luck international film star who has become embroiled in criminal activities.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: banker, frame up, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, assassination, manhunt, uncover truth, on the run, life is a bitch, rivalry, intrigue, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: monaco, france, new york, europe, usa ...
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10 Rillington Place (1971)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of British serial killer John Christie, who committed most or all of his crimes in the titular terraced house, and the miscarriage of justice involving Timothy Evans.
Style: suspense, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, death sentence, killer, court, death, british, true crime, catastrophe, corruption, chase ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, year 1949, 20th century ...
Place: london, england, california, europe, usa ...
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There Is No Evil (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Iran, Czech Republic
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Heshmat, an exemplary husband and father, gets up very early every day. Where does he go? Pouya cannot imagine killing another man, yet he is told he must do so. Javad doesn’t know that proposing to his beloved won’t be the only surprise on her ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, philosophical, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: society, life & death, prison escape, adaptation, multiple storylines, destiny, human nature, friendship, love, life philosophy, youth, disorder ...
Place: iran
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 7.8
 16K
Just 6.5 (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The story of the six-and-a-half story narrative search for the anti-drug police is to find the great glass dealer in the capital.
Style: brutal, tense, disturbing, intense, suspense ...
Plot: iranian, prison, lawyer, death sentence, drugs, police station, police, propaganda, betrayal, drug addict, drug overdose, smuggler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tehran iran, iran
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 6.9
 40K
Death Wish (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.
Style: rough, harsh, disturbing, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, revenge, police, vengeance, murder, home invasion, violence, crimes, rape and revenge, gunfight, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tucson arizona, manhattan new york city, honolulu hawaii ...
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 4.5
 52
.357 Magnum (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: American Jonathan "Johnny" Hightower (James Whitworth) works as a contract secret agent for some British-accented guy. He wants Johnny to kill another guy called Clay. Clay is in Hong Kong and then moves on to Tokyo. He walks a lot, has ...
Plot: counter intelligence, espionage, cia, killer, executioner, murder, cia agent
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WWE Survivor Series 1996 (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Survivor Series (1996) was the tenth annual Survivor Series. It was presented by Milton Bradley's Karate Fighters, and took place on November 17, 1996, at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. The main event was a standard wrestling ...
Plot: wrestling, jerk, computer, rock and roll, aristocracy, poker, dancing, african american woman, brawl, insult, professional wrestling, sumo ...
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Asylum of Satan (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young woman is brought to an asylum to receive special treatment from a mysterious doctor. Dr. Spector does more than just run the hospital -- he offers his patients as sacrifices to Satan.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, weird
Plot: devil, zombie, mental institution, satanism, monster, mental illness, wedding, paranormal, female protagonist, nurse, satanic cult, satanist ...
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A Chinese Torture Chamber Story II (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of country thieves make friends with a general rising within the imperial army. After the general finds himself falling in love with the beautiful sister of one of the thieves (who is the fiancee of the other) he decides to do whatever it ...
Style: erotic
Plot: sex scene, fetish, violent, martial arts, sex crime, making love, anal rape, cheating wife, rape and revenge, lie, revenge, friend ...
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WWE WrestleMania (1985)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: WrestleMania was the first annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event (only in selected areas), produced by the World Wrestling Federation. It took place on March 31, 1985, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The attendance ...
Plot: wrestling, women's wrestling, referee, frenchman, scotsman, sheik, fat man, professional wrestling, giant, african american, cowboy, iranian ...
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WCW The Great American Bash 1991 (1991)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Story: The Great American Bash (1991) took place on July 14, 1991 at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The card was originally to be highlighted by a Steel cage match between Ric Flair and Lex Luger for the WCW World title. Two weeks before the ...
Plot: wrestling, laptop, surprise, cell, dwarf, dog, russian, world championship wrestling, professional wrestling, argentine, wizards, white rapper ...
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Death by Hanging (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Korean man is sentenced to death by hanging, but he survives the execution. For the following two hours, his executioners try to work out how to handle the situation in this black farce.
Style: psychedelic, mind bending, surreal, experimental, weird ...
Plot: satire, surrealism, racism, human experiment, bureaucracy, social outcast, mental disorder, death row, trapdoor, communist, ethnic stereotype, death sentence ...
Time: year 1968
Place: japan, korea
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To Kill a King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.
Style: clever, talky, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: political intrigue, rebelliousness, betrayal, rivalry, political unrest, revolution, state affairs, society, intrigue, dishonesty, torture, court ...
Time: 17th century
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Captain Sindbad (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After completing his voyages Sindbad the Sailor and his hearty crew have come home to find a palace coup d'etat has occurred and his home city is being run by a brutal dictator played by Pedro Armendariz. He's got designs on the beautiful ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, psychotronic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sinbad, sword and sorcery, magician, dragon, mythical creature, sword fight, arabian nights, giant bird, swashbuckler, heroes, rivalry, adventurer ...
Time: 8th century
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 7.7
 140K
Blazing Saddles (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is ...
Style: parody, humorous, funny, light, talky ...
Plot: cowboy, farce, gay slur, racism, small town, cowboys and outlaws, racial slur, absurd humor, governor, satire, ethnic slur, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1870s
Place: los angeles
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