The Best Capital Punishment Movies Films

The Best Capital Punishment Movies

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List Criteria: Only movies featuring capital punishment.

A list of the best capital punishment movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This death penalty movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about capital punishment are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about capital punishment you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous capital punishment movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these capital punishment movie titles for more information about the films.The list you're viewing is made up of different items like Dance with a Stranger and 10 Rillington Place.This list answers the questions, "What are the best capital punishment movies?" and "What is the greatest capital punishment movie of all time?" Various bits of information are included with these popular capital punishment movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these capital punishment movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good capital punishment movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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    The Green Mile is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    The Green Mile Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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    A Time to Kill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    A Time to Kill Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey

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    Hang 'Em High is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Clint Eastwood, Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern

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    Dead Man Walking is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Dead Man Walking Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black

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    Monster's Ball is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Monster's Ball Halle Berry, Sean Combs, Heath Ledger

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    Chicago is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Chicago Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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    The Man Who Wasn't There is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    The Man Who Wasn't There Scarlett Johansson, Billy Bob Thornton, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    Monster is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Monster Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Rose Byrne

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    Dial M for Murder is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Dial M for Murder Grace Kelly, Alfred Hitchcock, Ray Milland

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    The Crucible is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    The Crucible Winona Ryder, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jeffrey Jones

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    The Chamber is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Bo Jackson

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    Dancer in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Dancer in the Dark Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse

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    The Life of David Gale is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    The Life of David Gale Kate Winslet, Kevin Spacey, Melissa McCarthy

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    Just Cause is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Just Cause Scarlett Johansson, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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    True Crime is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Clint Eastwood, Lucy Liu, James Woods

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    Pierrepoint is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Timothy Spall, Eddie Marsan, Juliet Stevenson

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    Sommersby is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Sommersby Jodie Foster, Richard Gere, James Earl Jones

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    No Man's Land: The Rise of Ree... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Mircea Monroe, Katie Lowes, Robert Pine

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    Let Him Have It is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Let Him Have It Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins, Tom Courtenay

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    Stauffenberg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Stefania Rocca, Ulrich Tukur, Sebastian Koch

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    The Widow of Saint-Pierre is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Juliette Binoche, Emir Kusturica, Daniel Auteuil

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    Last Dance is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Sharon Stone, Randy Quaid, Charles S. Dutton

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    Dear Mr. Gacy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Dear Mr. Gacy William Forsythe, Emma Lahana, Richard Harmon

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    10 Rillington Place is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    John Hurt, Richard Attenborough, Robert Hardy

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    Dance with a Stranger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Capital Punishment Movies

    Ian Holm, Rupert Everett, Miranda Richardson

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