The Best Women In Prison Movies Films

The Best Women In Prison Movies

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A list of all the best women in prison movies ever made. The movies on this list of women in prison films have two things in common: they have scenes taken place in prison and there happen to be women in those prisons. This list contains the best women in prison movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This women in prison films movie list can be sorted alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Make this one count by downvoting the worst movies on this list.

These are the top films that take place primarily in a women's prison. The genre may not be as large as other, but there are still plenty of great movies about women and girls going to jail. While the setting and the characters may be different than typical movies that take place in prison, female prison movies still share many of the same motiffs and themes of the genre in general. 

What's better, Escape from Hell or Women in Cellblock 9? The films on this list cover the most famous female prison movies.  If we missed any movies that feature women how are incarcerated on this list, please add them to the list yourself. 

Whether you're at home and want to watch these women in prison movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theaters for the first time, this is a list of good women in prison movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest women in prison movies, here is the full women in prison movies list, ordered from best to worst.

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    The Big Doll House

    Pam Grier, Sid Haig, Christiane Schmidtmer

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    - 15
    Women in Cellblock 9
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    - 12
    Caged Fury

    Janine Lindemulder, Ron Jeremy, Erik Estrada

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    Anna Massey, Amanda Plummer, Nickolas Grace

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    - 8
    The Big Bird Cage

    Pam Grier, Sid Haig, Anitra Ford

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    - 10
    Ladies They Talk About

    Barbara Stanwyck, Lillian Roth, Preston Foster

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    Lauren Graham, Rhonda Shear, Mary Woronov

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    Escape from Hell

    Ajita Wilson, Anthony Steffen, Luciano Pigozzi

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