The Best Prison Escape Movies Films

The Best Prison Escape Movies

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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
    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    most listed & added by Lee Kirby
    Clint Eastwood, Danny Glover, Patrick McGoohan

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    added by Lee Kirby
    Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Garner

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    added by Lee Kirby
    Dustin Hoffman, Steve McQueen, Vic Tayback

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    added by Lee Kirby
    Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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    added by Lee Kirby
    Paul Newman, Dennis Hopper, George Kennedy

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    added by mainpleine
    Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones

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    George Clooney, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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    ranked low on reranks & added by KafilAhmƎd
    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, 50 Cent

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    added by Lee Kirby
    Henry Cavill, Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce

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    Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Viola Davis

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    added by Lee Kirby
    William Holden, Peter Graves, Otto Preminger

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    added by Lee Kirby
    Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo

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    added by Lee Kirby
    John Hurt, Randy Quaid, Brad Davis

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    added by Lee Kirby
    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kurt Russell, Ernest Borgnine

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    added by Lee Kirby
    Burt Lancaster, Telly Savalas, Karl Malden

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    Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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    added by Lee Kirby
    Sandra Bullock, Sylvester Stallone, Jack Black

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    added by ohdatt
    Eddie Murphy, Poppy Montgomery, Martin Lawrence

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    added by wiabux
    Olivia Wilde, Elizabeth Banks, Russell Crowe

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    added by mainpleine
    Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith

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    added by bojanthebest
    Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Craig T. Nelson

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    added by mainpleine
    Sylvester Stallone, Teri Hatcher, Kurt Russell

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    Sidney Poitier, Tony Curtis, Lon Chaney

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    Jennifer Lopez, George Clooney, Samuel L. Jackson

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    added by PeteBoyle
    Erich von Stroheim, Jean Gabin, Marcel Dalio

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    Tom Waits, Ellen Barkin, Roberto Benigni

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    added by mainpleine
    Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies

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    added by mainpleine
    Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard

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    Frank Sinatra, James Brolin, Trevor Howard

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    added by bojanthebest
    Ray Liotta, David Wenham, Lance Henriksen

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    added by bojanthebest
    Mimi Rogers, Rutger Hauer, Joan Chen

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