The Top 20 Prison Films of All Time

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3

The Green Mile 1999, 188 min.

Frank Darabont     Starring: Tom HanksDavid MorseJames Cromwell

Drama    Fantasy    Magic Realism

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8

A Prophet 2009, 155 min.

Jacques Audiard     Starring: Niels ArestrupTahar RahimAdel Bencherif

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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9

Midnight Express 1978, 121 min.

Alan Parker     Starring: John HurtBo HopkinsIrene Miracle

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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10

Out of Sight 1998, 123 min.

Steven Soderbergh     Starring: George ClooneyVing RhamesDon Cheadle

Caper    Comedy    Crime

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12

The Raid 2: Berandal 2014, 148 min.

Gareth Evans     Starring: Iko UwaisYayan RuhianArifin Putra

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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15

Le trou 1960, 132 min.

Jacques Becker     Starring: Michel ConstantinPhilippe LeroyJean Keraudy

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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16

Bronson 2008, 92 min.

Nicolas Winding Refn     Starring: Tom HardyMatt KingKelly Adams

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Crime

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18

Dead Man Walking 1995, 122 min.

Tim Robbins     Starring: Susan SarandonSean PennRobert Prosky

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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19

Stir Crazy 1980, 108 min.

Sidney Poitier     Starring: Gene WilderRichard PryorCraig T. Nelson

Buddy Film    Comedy    Comedy of Errors

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Brute Force 1947, 98 min.

Jules Dassin     Starring: Burt LancasterHume CronynCharles Bickford

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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