The Best Prison Escape Movies Films
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The Best Prison Escape Movies

List Criteria: Only movies featuring prison escapes.

A list of all the best prison escape movies ever made, ranked by movie fans. The order of this list changes dynamically based on who likes what -- so make your voice heard by voting for your favorite items.  Not a fan of "The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce" or "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"? Then give them a thumbs down so that the list counts your vote. If there are any movies about prison escape you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list cover the most famous prison escape movies of all time.

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    the people's #1
    James Whitmore, Paul McCrane, Bob Gunton

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    Roberts Blossom, Clint Eastwood, Joseph Whipp

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    Steve McQueen, James Coburn, James Garner

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    J. D. Cannon, George Kennedy, Jo Van Fleet

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    added by Lee Kirby

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    Patricia Clarkson, Gary Sinise, Michael Clarke Duncan

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    Tom Atkins, John Carpenter, Jamie Lee Curtis

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    George Clooney, Chris Thomas King, Holly Hunter

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    added by Lee Kirby
    Peter Graves, Otto Preminger, Don Taylor

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    added by Lee Kirby
    John Malkovich, John Cusack, Nicolas Cage

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    often listed & added by Lee Kirby
    John Hurt, Brad Davis, Mike Kellin

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    added by Lee Kirby
    Burt Lancaster, Telly Savalas, Edmond O'Brien

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    added by Lee Kirby
    James Frain, Jim Caviezel, Luis Guzmán

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    Ben Kingsley, Jackie Earle Haley, Patricia Clarkson

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    added by Lee Kirby
    Jack Black, Wesley Snipes, Andre Gregory

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    Holly Hunter, John Goodman, Frances McDormand

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    Lisa Nicole Carson, Rick James, Martin Lawrence

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    Teri Hatcher, Jack Palance, Michael J. Pollard

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    often listed & added by PeteBoyle
    Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Sylvain Itkine

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    Roger Bart, Gerard Butler, Leslie Bibb

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    ranked low on reranks & added by KafilAhmƎd
    Escape Plan

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    Theodore Bikel, Tony Curtis, Whit Bissell

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    Wendell B. Harris, Jr., Albert Brooks

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    Roberto Benigni, Ellen Barkin, Tom Waits

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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux
    RZA, Brian Dennehy, Russell Crowe

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    Zach Grenier, Pat Healy, Brad Carr

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    Joe Pantoliano, Julianne Moore, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Burgess Meredith, Lee Grant, Martin Gabel

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    Linus Roache, Rory Cochrane, Terrence Howard

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