Tag: electric-chair

Manhattan Melodrama (1934) 7.2

Manhattan Melodrama (1934)

Orphans Edward "Blackie" Gallagher and Jim Wade are lifelong friends who take different paths in life. Blackie thrives on gambling and grows up to be a hard-nosed racketeer. Bookworm Wade becomes a D.A. vying for the Gov...

Shocker (1989) 5.5

Shocker (1989)

A murderous TV repairman, Horace Pinker is killing people in a small town left, right and center. He eventually finds the home of Lt. Parker, who is investigating his crimes, and savagely murders Parker's wife, son and d...

Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn (2019) 5.5

Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn (2019)

A look at the life and work of New York power broker Roy Cohn....

Just Mercy-2019 7.5

Just Mercy-2019

A powerful and thought-provoking true-story, "Just Mercy" follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan) and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan might have had his pick of lucrative...

Halloweed-2016 3.5

Halloweed-2016

A comedic blend of murder, mystery and marijuana. Trying to escape the infamy of a serial killer father, Trent Modine and his goof-ball stepbrother Joey, both seeking a new start, find refuge in the small town of Moosehe...

Man Made Monster-1941 6.2

Man Made Monster-1941

"Big Dan" McCormick is the sole survivor of a bus crash into hydro lines. 5 others were electrocuted. Intrigued by Dan's apparent immunity to electricity, Dr. John Lawrence, distinguished elector-biologist, asks Dan to v...

Boys Town-1938 7.3

Boys Town-1938

When a death row prisoner tells him he wouldn't have led a life of crime if only he had had one friend as a child, Father Edward Flanagan decides to do something about. An advocate of child rights and an opponent of the ...

Monster’s Ball-2001 7

Monster’s Ball-2001

Set in the Southern United States, 'Monster's Ball' is a tale of a racist white man, Hank, who falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's...

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt-1956 7

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt-1956

Investigative reporter Tom Garrett is on leave from his newspaper job to work on his second novel. As Tom is having problems writing that second book, his boss and future father-in-law, newspaper publisher Austin Spencer...

The Maggie dela Riva Story (God… Why Me?)-1994 6.2

The Maggie dela Riva Story (God… Why Me?)-1994

The true crime story of the 1967 gang rape of Filipina actress Maggie de la Riva and the subsequent trial....

The Horror Show-1989 5

The Horror Show-1989

Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under a...

The Pardon-2013 5.6

The Pardon-2013

The true story of Toni Jo Henry, a woman tried for the crime of murder in 1942 in the state of Louisiana. Toni Jo, a product of childhood abuse and neglect, briefly discovers love and happiness that soon turns to despair...

Ernest Goes to Jail-1990 5.4

Ernest Goes to Jail-1990

Bumbling Ernest P. Worrell is assigned to jury duty, where a crooked lawyer notices a resemblance with crime boss Mr. Nash, and arranges a switch. Nash assumes Ernest's job as a bank employee, while Ernest undergoes Nash...

You Only Live Once-1937 7.4

You Only Live Once-1937

Joan is the secretary to the public defender in a large city. She is in love with a career criminal named Eddie, and she believes that he is a basically good person who just had some tough breaks. She uses her influence ...

Hold Your Breath-2012 3.2

Hold Your Breath-2012

There is an old wives' tale that you should hold your breath when passing by a cemetery lest an evil spirit rejected by both heaven and hell gets inside of you when you inhale. Someone in a carload of college kids on hol...

Angels with Dirty Faces-1938 7.9

Angels with Dirty Faces-1938

Two boyhood friends, Rocky Sullivan and Jerry Connolly have taken different paths in life. After Rocky is arrested he is sent to a juvenile facility and becomes a lifelong tough guy and criminal. Jerry on the other hand ...

Psychopaths-2017 4

Psychopaths-2017

Several psychopaths wreak havoc over the course of a violent night....