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How many movies with escape in the title can you name? This list ranks the best movies with escape in the name, whether they're documentaries, dramas, horror movies, or any other genre of film. Do you have a favorite movie with escape in the title? Categorizing movies by words in their titles is kind of uncommon, but that's a big part of why this list is so fun to scroll through. There's probably one movie with escape in the title you think of right away, but you might be shocked to see how many others exist as well.

Notable films with escape in the title include The Great Escape, Escape from New York, and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the escape movies up or down depending on how much you like them.
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Escape from L.A. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from L.A. Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Pam Grier Escape from L.A. is a 1996 American science fiction action film co-written, co-scored, and directed by John Carpenter, co-written and produced by Debra Hill and Kurt Russell, with Russell also ...more

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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Alec Baldwin, Fergie, Chris Rock Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is a 2008 American computer-animated comedy film written by Etan Cohen, and directed by Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath. This sequel to the 2005 film Madagascar ...more

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Harold & Kumar Escape from Gua... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Neil Patrick Harris, Danneel Ackles, Christopher Meloni Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay is a 2008 American stoner action comedy film, the second installment in the Harold & Kumar series. The film was written and directed by Jon ...more

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Escape from New York is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from New York Jamie Lee Curtis, Kurt Russell, Ernest Borgnine Escape from New York is a 1981 American science fiction action film co-written, co-scored, and directed by John Carpenter. The film is set in a then near-future 1997 in a crime-ridden United ...more

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Escape from Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from Tomorrow Annet Mahendru, Amy Lucas, Kimberly Ables Jindra Escape from Tomorrow is a 2013 American fantasy horror film, the debut of writer-director Randy Moore. It follows an unemployed man having increasingly disturbing experiences and visions during ...more

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Escape 2000 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape 2000 Olivia Hussey, Gus Mercurio, Steve Railsback Turkey Shoot, also known as Escape 2000 and Blood Camp Thatcher, is a 1982 Australian dystopian futurist exploitation film directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith and starring Steve Railsback, Olivia ...more

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No Escape is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
No Escape Ray Liotta, David Wenham, Lance Henriksen No Escape, released in some countries as Escape from Absolom, is a 1994 American action/science fiction film directed by Martin Campbell and starring Ray Liotta, Lance Henriksen, Stuart Wilson, ...more

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Escape to Victory is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape to Victory Sylvester Stallone, Pelé, Michael Caine Escape to Victory, known simply as Victory in North America, is a 1981 film about Allied prisoners of war who are interned in a German prison camp during World War II who play an exhibition ...more

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Escape from the Planet of the ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from the Planet of the Apes Ricardo Montalbán, Roddy McDowall, Sal Mineo Escape from the Planet of the Apes is a 1971 science fiction film directed by Don Taylor and written by Paul Dehn. It stars Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman and Ricardo ...more

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Escape from the Bronx is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from the Bronx Moana Pozzi, Antonio Sabàto, Sr. Escape from the Bronx is a 1983 Italian action film directed by Enzo G. Castellari. Also known as Bronx Warriors 2 and Escape 2000 it was featured on Mystery Science Theater 3000 under the ...more

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Free Willy: Escape from Pirate... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove Beau Bridges, Bindi Irwin, Kevin Otto Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove is a 2010 direct-to-video family film and the fourth and final installment in the Free Willy series. It stars Beau Bridges and Bindi Irwin. The film was ...more

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Escape Fire: The Fight to Resc... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare is a 2012 documentary film directed by Susan Frömke and Matthew Heineman.

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The Great Escape is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
The Great Escape Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Garner The Great Escape is a 1963 American World War II epic film based on an escape by British and Commonwealth prisoners of war from a German POW camp during World War II, starring Steve McQueen, ...more

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The Women's Great Escape is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
The Women's Great Escape Lee Dae-Geun, Nam Sung-Hoon, Yoon Mi-ra

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Escape from Sobibor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from Sobibor Alan Arkin, Rutger Hauer, Joanna Pacuła Escape from Sobibor is a 1987 British made-for-TV film which aired on CBS. It is the story of the mass escape from the extermination camp at Sobibor, the most successful uprising by Jewish ...more

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Escape Plan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape Plan Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, 50 Cent The Tomb is a 2013 crime drama thriller film written by Miles Chapman and directed by Mikael Håfström.

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Escape to Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape to Witch Mountain Kim Richards, Kyle Richards, Ray Milland Escape to Witch Mountain is a 1975 film based on the novel Escape to Witch Mountain by Alexander Key. It was produced by Walt Disney Productions, released by Buena Vista Distribution Company and ...more

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The Escape Artist is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
The Escape Artist Teri Garr, E.G. Daily, Harry Anderson The Escape Artist is a 1982 film starring Griffin O'Neal and Raúl Juliá. It was based on a book by David Wagoner, and was the directorial debut of Caleb Deschanel. It was the final ...more

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Escape from Alaska is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from Alaska C. Thomas Howell, R. Lee Ermey, John Ashton Escape from Alaska is a 1999 film directed by Steve Kroschel.

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None Shall Escape is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
None Shall Escape Kurt Kreuger, Alexander Knox, Marsha Hunt None Shall Escape is a 1944 war film. Even though the film was made during World War II, the setting is a post-war Nuremberg-style war crimes trial. Alexander Knox plays Wilhelm Grimm, a Nazi ...more

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Escape by Night is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape by Night Sergei Bondarchuk, Peter Baldwin, Leo Genn Era notte a Roma is a 1960 Italian war film epic directed by Roberto Rossellini. In France the film is known as Les Évadés de la nuit, and in the USA Escape by Night. It is also ...more

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Escape from Alcatraz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from Alcatraz Clint Eastwood, Danny Glover, Patrick McGoohan Escape from Alcatraz is a 1979 American prison film, directed by Don Siegel and starring Clint Eastwood. It is based on true events. It dramatizes possibly the only successful escape attempt ...more

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Reindeer Spotting – Escape fro... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Reindeer Spotting – Escape from Santaland Jani Raappana Reindeer Spotting – Escape from Santaland is a 2010 documentary film directed by Joonas Neuvonen and written by Sadri Cetinkaya, Joonas Neuvonen and Venla Varha.

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Escape to Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape to Witch Mountain Elisabeth Moss, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dourif Escape to Witch Mountain is a 1995 American television film directed by Peter Rader and a remake of the 1975 film Escape to Witch Mountain.

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No Escape is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
No Escape Pierce Brosnan, Owen Wilson, Lake Bell The Coup is an upcoming action thriller film, which tells the story of a businessman trapped with his family in a war zone area. It stars Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan and Lake Bell, set to be ...more

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Escape from Hong Kong Island is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from Hong Kong Island Chapman To, Jordan Chan, Paul Wong Escape from Hong Kong Island is a 2004 black comedy film made in Hong Kong, directed by Simon Lui, and starring Jordan Chan.

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The Santa Clause 3: The Escape... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause is a 2006 American fantasy comedy film directed by Michael Lembeck. It is the third and final installment in The Santa Clause trilogy following The Santa ...more

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Escape Clause is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape Clause Connie Britton, Andrew McCarthy, Paul Sorvino Escape Clause is a 1996 made for TV film directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith. It is a murder mystery about an insurance agent accused of his wife's murder.

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Escape from Fort Bravo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from Fort Bravo William Holden, Eleanor Parker, John Forsythe Escape from Fort Bravo is a 1953 Anscocolor western film set during the American Civil War. It stars William Holden, Eleanor Parker, and John Forsythe.

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Gulumaal: The Escape is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Gulumaal: The Escape Jayasurya, Jagathy Sreekumar, Kunchacko Boban Gulumaal: The Escape is a 2009 Malayalam crime comedy film directed by V. K. Prakash and written by Rajesh Y. V., Starring Kunchacko Boban and Jayasurya in the lead roles. The film was shot in ...more

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Escape Me Never is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape Me Never Elisabeth Bergner, Griffith Jones, Hugh Sinclair Escape Me Never is a 1935 drama film directed by Paul Czinner.

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Escape His Stare is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape His Stare Frédéric Souderelle, Céline Déridet Escape His Stare is a 2010 animated short film directed by Chen Chen.

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Escape to Life: The Erika and ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape to Life: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story Vanessa Redgrave, Corin Redgrave Escape to Life: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story is a 2002 documentary film directed by Andrea Weiss and Wieland Speck.

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Escape Me Never is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape Me Never Errol Flynn, Eleanor Parker, Ida Lupino Escape Me Never is a 1947 film directed by Peter Godfrey.

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Escape from Darwin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from Darwin Rich Knight, Brian Voelkerding, Emerson Brooks Escape from Darwin is a 2008 action film written by and directed by Istvan Criste.

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Escape to Burma is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape to Burma Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Reginald Denny Escape to Burma is a film directed by Allan Dwan released on April 9, 1955.

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You Can't Escape Forever is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
You Can't Escape Forever Gene Lockhart, George Brent, Eduardo Ciannelli You Can't Escape Forever is a 1942 crime, drama and romance film based on the story by Roy Chanslor, written by Fred Niblo Jr. and Hector Chevigny, and directed by Jo Graham.

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Escape to Paradise is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape to Paradise Walo Lüönd, Düzgün Ayhan, Recep Babacan Escape to Paradise is a 2001 drama film written by Daniel Leippert and directed by Nino Jacusso.

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You Can't Escape is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
You Can't Escape Jackie Forster, Thorley Walters, Robert Urquhart You Can't Escape is a 1956 British drama film directed by Wilfred Eades and starring Noelle Middleton, Guy Rolfe and Robert Urquhart.

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I Can't Escape is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
I Can't Escape Lila Lee, Clara Kimball Young, Kane Richmond I Can't Escape is a 1934 American film directed by Otto Brower. The film is also known as The Magic Vault.

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Escape to the Sun is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape to the Sun Laurence Harvey, Jack Hawkins, John Ireland Escape to the Sun is a 1972 drama film written and directed by Menahem Golan and starring Laurence Harvey, Josephine Chaplin, John Ireland, Lila Kedrova and Jack Hawkins. The film was a ...more

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Escape is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape Norma Shearer, Robert Taylor, Alla Nazimova Escape is a 1940 drama film about an American in pre-World War II Nazi Germany who discovers his mother is in a concentration camp and tries desperately to free her. It starred Norma Shearer, ...more

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Escape from East Berlin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from East Berlin Don Murray Escape from East Berlin is a 1962 film directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Don Murray.

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Escape Me Never is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape Me Never Escape Me Never is a play written by Margaret Kennedy based upon her 1930s novel The Fool of the Family. Set in pre World War I Europe, it tells the story of two brothers who are composers, ...more

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Escape to Athena is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape to Athena Roger Moore, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven Escape to Athena is a British adventure war film released in 1979, directed and co-authored by George Pan Cosmatos and produced by Lew Grade's ITC Entertainment. The international cast included ...more

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Escape Velocity is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape Velocity Wendy Crewson, Patrick Bergin, Michelle Beaudoin Escape Velocity is a 1999 action and si-fi film written by Paul A. Birkett and directed by Lloyd A. Simandl.

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Escape from Taliban is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from Taliban Hansika Motwani, Manisha Koirala, Prithvi Zutshi Escape From Taliban is a 2003 Indian film that is directed by Ujjal Chattopadhyaya. The film is based on the story A Kabuliwala's Bengali Wife by Sushmita Banerjee, who fled Afghanistan in 1995 ...more

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Escape from the Dark is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from the Dark Alastair Sim Escape from the Dark is a 1976 film directed by Charles Jarrott.

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Escape from Hell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from Hell Ajita Wilson, Anthony Steffen, Luciano Pigozzi Escape from Hell is a 1980 thriller film distributed by Troma Entertainment.

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Escape from Suburbia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Escape in the Title
Escape from Suburbia Escape from Suburbia is a 2010 documentary short film directed by Mayana Bonapart.