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crime The Best Capital Punishment Movies  

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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 Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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Dead Man Walking Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black

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Hang 'Em High Clint Eastwood, Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern

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

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

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

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Monster Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Rose Byrne

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

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Chicago Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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The Chamber Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Bo Jackson

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

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Dancer in the Dark Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse

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

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True Crime Clint Eastwood, Lucy Liu, James Woods

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Just Cause Scarlett Johansson, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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

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Pierrepoint Timothy Spall, Eddie Marsan, Juliet Stevenson

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Stauffenberg Stefania Rocca, Ulrich Tukur, Sebastian Koch

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Sommersby Jodie Foster, Richard Gere, James Earl Jones

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Last Dance Sharon Stone, Randy Quaid, Charles S. Dutton

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No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker Mircea Monroe, Katie Lowes, Robert Pine

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The Widow of Saint-Pierre Juliette Binoche, Emir Kusturica, Daniel Auteuil

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

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10 Rillington Place John Hurt, Richard Attenborough, Robert Hardy

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Dance with a Stranger Ian Holm, Rupert Everett, Miranda Richardson