List of Movies - Prison drama

  • Capone
    The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia, and comes to be haunted by his violent past.
    Canada  2020
  • Escape From Pretoria
    Two white South Africans, imprisoned for working on behalf of the African National Congress (ANC), determine to escape from the notorious white man's 'Robben Island', Pretoria Prison.
    United Kingdom  2020
  • Escape Plan: The Extractors
    After security expert Ray Breslin (Stallone) is hired to rescue the kidnapped daughter of a Hong Kong tech mogul from a formidable Latvian prison, Breslin’s girlfriend (Jaime King) is also captured. Now he and his team, which in...
    United States  2019
  • 438 Dagar
    On the eve of June 28th, 2011, Swedish journalists Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson put everything at stake by illegally crossing the border from Somalia into Ethiopia. They wanted to report on how the ruthless hunt for oil effec...
    Sweden  2019
  • The Informer
    Ex-convict and former Special Ops soldier Pete Koslow, in order to free himself from jail and return to his wife and daughter, has been working undercover for crooked FBI handlers to infiltrate the Polish mob’s drug trade in New...
    United Kingdom  2019
  • Clemency
    Bernadine Williams (Alfre Woodard) is a prison warden who, over the years, has been drifting away from her husband while dutifully carrying out executions in a maximum security prison. When she strikes up a unique bond with death-...
    United States  2019
  • When They See Us
    Based on a true story that gripped the country, the limited series will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.
    United States  2019
  • Mon Frère
    Because he wanted to protect his little brother from a father too violent, Teddy, a young man without history, is accused of the murder of his father and is sent to a closed educational center, waiting for his trial for parricide ...
    France  2019
  • Sulla Mia Pelle
    The incredible true story behind the most controversial Italian court cases in recent years. Stefano Cucchi was arrested for a minor crime and mysteriously found dead during his detention. In one week's time, a family is changed f
    Italy  2018
  • Escape At Dannemora
    TV Miniseries based on a prison break in upstate New York that spawned a massive manhunt. The series is based on a real-life 2015 prison break in NY that saw two convicts escape with the help of a married female prison employee, w...
    United States  2018
  • La Noche De 12 Años
    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 can't kill them, let's drive them m...
    Uruguay  2018
  • El Jugador De Ajedrez
    In 1934 Diego Padilla wins the Spanish Championship of Chess and meets a French journalist, Marianne Latour, and they fall in love. At the end of the Civil War, Marianne convinces Diego to live in France with their daughter, where...
    Spain  2017
  • The Work
    Set entirely inside Folsom Prison, 'The Work' follows three men during four days of intensive group therapy with convicts, revealing an intimate and powerful portrait of authentic human transformation that transcends what we think...
    United States  2017
  • Alias Grace
    6 episodes. Based on the true story of Grace Marks, a housemaid and immigrant from Ireland who was imprisoned in 1843, perhaps wrongly, for the murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear. Grace claims to have no memory of the murder ye...
    Canada  2017