Film Best Prison Fight Scenes in Movies  

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We compiled the best prison fight scenes in movies. From Hollywood action movies to foreign films, the greatest fight scenes in prisons feature martial arts, badass characters, and bloody violence. What’s your favorite prison fight scene in a movie? 

Including movies like The Watchmen and The Fate of the Furious, this list of movie fight scenes in prisons comes with videos, so you can watch your favorite action movie stars, like Jason Statham, Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Dwayne Johnson, and more, fight in a prison cell. 

Here are the best prison fight scenes in movies. Vote for your favorite fight scenes in cinematic history and feel free to add any good jail fights missing from the list.

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Video: YouTube

Actors: Julie Estelle, Iko Uwais, Marsha Timothy, Kenichi Endō, Kazuki Kitamura, + more

Initial Release: 2014

Directed by: Gareth Evans

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Video: YouTube

Actors: Gina Carano, Michael Jai White, Kimbo Slice, Eamonn Walker, Julian Sands, + more

Initial Release: 2009

Directed by: Ben Ramsey

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#5 on The 25+ Best MMA Movies About Fighting

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Video: YouTube

Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Teri Hatcher, Kurt Russell, Jack Palance, Clint Howard, + more

Initial Release: 1989

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky, Albert Magnoli

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#17 on The Funniest Comedy Movies About Jail

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Donnie Yen Challenges All the Prisoners

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Video: YouTube

Actors: Donnie Yen, Wang Baoqiang, Charlie Young, Michelle Bai

Initial Release: 2014

Directed by: Teddy Chan

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