Prision moviesby guisreis | created - 21 Nov 2016 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public
At least partially inside prision.
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1. A Twelve-Year Night (2018)
TV-MA | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
1973. Uruguay is governed by a military dictatorship. One autumn night, three Tupamaro prisoners are taken from their jail cells in a secret military operation. The order is precise: "As we... See full summary »
3. El marginal (2016– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Miguel (Juan Minujin), a former Argentinian cop, is sent by a judge to get into a prison in order to find the kidnapper of his daughter as a result of a favor. Once in there, he changes his... See full summary »
Amazing Argentine TV series!
4. Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (2012)
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary
A documentary that chronicles the life of young college professor Angela Davis, and how her social activism implicates her in a botched kidnapping attempt that ends with a shootout, four dead, and her name on the FBI's 10 most wanted list.
5. O Dia em Que Dorival Encarou a Guarda (1986)
14 min | Short
Dorival, a man in jail, has only one wish: to take a bath. To achieve his objective, he defies the private, the corporal, the sargeant and, finally, the lieutenant in charge of the prison.
6. The Boxer and Death (1963)
120 min | Drama, Sport
In a Nazi concentration camp, an escapee awaiting execution is spared when the commandant, a former prize-fighter, discovers the prisoner has amateur boxing ability. Ordered to train, he gradually sharpens his skills.
7. Watchmen (2009)
R | 162 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.
Votes: 453,943 | Gross: $107.51M
8. Natural Born Killers (1994)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Votes: 199,537 | Gross: $50.28M
10. Friendly Fire (1998)
76 min | Drama
Brazil in the early 70s. Miguel, Eloi, Osvaldo and Paolo take part in armed attacks against the military dictatorship. They pay a heavy price with torture and arrest. Today the four friends... See full summary »
11. Carandiru (2003)
R | 145 min | Drama, Crime
Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum. Doc learns from experience ... See full summary »
Votes: 16,399 | Gross: $0.21M
12. Praça Paris (2017)
110 min | Drama
Glória is a woman from Rio de Janeiro who tries to move on with her life despite the traumas caused by an abusive father and a drug dealer brother. She starts therapy with Camila, a young Portuguese psychoanalyst.
13. Almost Brothers (2004)
102 min | Drama
The strange friendship between two men of opposite social classes. Miguel is a senator. His childhood friend Jorge is a major drug-dealer. In the 1970s, they meet in prison: Miguel was ... See full summary »
15. Vera (II) (1986)
88 min | Drama
Young girl spends her adolescence in an institution for minors, developing some masculine traits in her personality. In this hostile environment, she can only find some sympathy in a ... See full summary »
16. Malcolm X (1992)
PG-13 | 202 min | Biography, Drama, History
Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.
Votes: 75,590 | Gross: $48.17M
A small but important part of the story is held in prision.
17. Midnight (1998)
75 min | Drama
On December 31st of 1999, the destiny brings a fugitive prisoner and a depressed middle class teacher together, as the new millennium approaches bringing hope to everyone.
18. Down by Law (1986)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two innocent people are arrested. An interesting third person, with broken English, joins them in their cell. On his idea, they decide to escape from the prison. Their journey is the rest of the movie.
Votes: 43,330 | Gross: $1.44M
19. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
PG | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possible successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.
Votes: 104,651 | Gross: $43.00M
21. The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
PG | 109 min | Comedy
A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries.
Votes: 49,090 | Gross: $30.03M
Very little time inside prision, but the bushman is arrested.
22. The Colony (2015)
R | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody has ever escaped from.
The A-Team (1983–1987)
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TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
When a friend of B.A.'s ends up in a prison in Strykersville, FL, the team goes in with an elaborate plan to rescue him. The warden has developed a fight program and he forces prisoners to ... See full summary »