The Best Prison Escape Movies Films

The Best Prison Escape Movies

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A list of all the best prison escape movies ever made, ranked by movie fans. This prison escape movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more, but is currently ordered by popularity. The order of this list changes dyanimcally based on who likes what -- so make your voice heard by voting for your favorite items. This list of prison escape films also contains prison escape movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Re-rank this list to fit your opinion of what should be in which order and These are the top films about prison escape in that each and every one on this list either focuses or deals with the concept of prison escape, most often as a central theme. 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.

List items include The Ninth Configuration, Down by Law and many additional items as well.

Films are listed below along with release information. Director information on these prison escape movies is included when available. Films about prison escape include photos if you click on the name of the film and movie trailers when available.

Whether you're watching these prison escape movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, this is a list of good prison escape movies for a wide variety of occasions. So from the latest to simply the greatest prison escape movies, here is the full prison escape movies list, ordered from best to worst.

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List Criteria: Only movies featuring prison escapes.

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  1. 1
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    the people's #1
    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994 More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 42
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    often listed
    The Great Escape

    1963 More
    95
    added by: Lee Kirby
  3. 3
    Up 27
    Down 1

    most listed
    Cool Hand Luke

    1967 More
    86
    added by: Lee Kirby
  4. 4
    Up 35
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    1979 More
    83
    added by: Lee Kirby
  5. 5
    Up 15
    Down 1
    1981 More
    74
    added by: Lee Kirby
  6. 6
    Up 22
    Down 2
    1973 More
    74
    added by: Lee Kirby
  7. 7
    Up 32
    Down 6
    2000 More
    73
  8. 8
    Up 28
    Down 4
    1999 More
    72
    added by: Lee Kirby
  9. 9
    Up 15
    Down 4
    1953 More
    68
    added by: Lee Kirby
  10. 10
    Up 25
    Down 5
    2010 More
    61
  11. 11
    Up 14
    Down 8
    1997 More
    60
    added by: Lee Kirby
  12. 12
    Up 14
    Down 5
    1978 More
    58
    added by: Lee Kirby
  13. 13
    Up 10
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    1993 More
    57
    added by: Lee Kirby
  14. 14
    Up 17
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    1987 More
    54
  15. 15
    Up 10
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    1962 More
    53
    added by: Lee Kirby
  16. 16
    Up 11
    Down 5
    2002 More
    51
    added by: Lee Kirby
  17. 17
    Up 9
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    1998 More
    46
  18. 18
    Up 9
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    1986 More
    45
  19. 19
    Up 3
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    1999 More
    42
    added by: ohdatt
  20. 20
    Up 1
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    1937 More
    39
    added by: PeteBoyle
  21. 21
    Up 4
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    2010 More
    33
    added by: wiabux
  22. 22
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    1989 More
    32
    added by: bojanthebest
  23. 23
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    1994 More
    32
    added by: bojanthebest
  24. 24
    Up 1
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    2009 More
    31
  25. 25
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    1980 More
    30
    added by: bojanthebest
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    1958 More
    30
  27. 27
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    1991 More
    30
    added by: bojanthebest
  28. 28
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    about to drop off
    Von Ryan's Express

    1965 More
    28
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