Capital Punishment Movies
Here we collected the best capital punishment movies in order of popularity
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
A newspaper publisher is trying to expose the incompetence of the city's district attorney by talking his son-in-law into a hoax. A female dancer is believed to have died. Tom will reveal the setup wh...
The Virtual Corpse
The first human to donate his body to science so that it could be studied in a 3D database is the subject of a documentary. Joseph Paul Jernigan donated his body to science shortly before he was execu...
The district attorney in Liberal decided to seek the death penalty for a man who slaughtered a family at Christmastime and then drank their blood. After he escapes, he starts killing again.
The Executioner's Song
Gary Gilmore, an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah in this fact-based made-for TV film. Gary started a relationship with the trouble...
Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman
One of Britain's most prolific executioners hid his identity as a grocery deliveryman. When his ambition to be the best inadvertently exposes his gruesome secret, he becomes a minor celebrity and face...
In the process of being executed, a condemned murderer relives the events that led to his being sentenced to die in the electric chair. In the past, we see a sleazy dancehall girl dupe a high rise riv...
In a mythical Japan, Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor, has been appointed Lord High Executioner and must find someone to execute before the arrival of the ruling Mikado. He lights upon Nanki-Poo, a strolling min...
Mumia Abu-Jamal: A Case for Reasonable Doubt?
Documentary covering the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, a black nationalist and journalist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer and sentenced to death in a trial...
In 1747, a handsome but rebel Scotsman named Richard Abdee is auctioned off as a slave on a Caribbean island controlled by French and British sugar-planters. He was given 100 lashes for having sex wit...
The end of the 14th century. Jan and Klaus are sent to the monastery by their parents. The children were moved away from their homes as soon as possible, as Klaus' eyes showed the robbers kill their p...
Death and Texas
The legendary running back for the Austin Steers was sentenced to death today for his role in the armed robbery and murder of a convenience store. Five years later, Bobby's appeals have run their cour...
Death and the Judge
The documentary, " Death and the Judge", revolves around Iran's most famous criminal judge, Azizmohammadi. He served as a criminal judge for 45 years and issued about 4500 death sentences; a record in...
The Execution Machine: Texas Death Row
Explores the realities of death-row inmates inside Huntsville (Texas) Unit, a prison with the highest number of executions in 1997. Features interviews with prisoners, guards, officials, lawyers and v...
The Quare Fellow
Thomas Crimmins is a new warder, or guard, in an Irish prison. He is young, naive, and idealistic, determined to serve his country by his part in meting out justice to criminals. His superior, Regan, ...
Let Him Have It
In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship leads to t...
Give Up Tomorrow
When a teenager from a political family in the Philippines is accused of a double murder, the country’s entire judicial system is put to the test after years of alleged corruption.