List of Movies - Prison drama

  • Große Freiheit
    In postwar Germany, Hans is imprisoned again and again for being homosexual. The one steady relationship in his life becomes his long time cell mate, Viktor, a convicted murderer.
    Austria  2021
  • The Mauritanian
    A detainee at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.
    United Kingdom  2021
  • The Letter Room
    When a corrections officer is transferred to the letter room, he soon finds himself enmeshed in a prisoner's deeply private life.
    United States  2020
  • La Nuit Des Rois
    A young man is sent to “La Maca”, a prison in the middle of the Ivorian forest ruled by its inmates. As tradition goes with the rising of the red moon, he is designated by the Boss to be the new “Roman” and must tell a sto...
    Ivory Coast  2020
  • Persischstunden (persian Lessons)
    1942. Gilles, a young Belgian man, is arrested by the SS alongside other Jews and sent to a concentration camp in Germany. He narrowly avoids execution by swearing to the guards that he is not Jewish, but Persian. This lie tempora...
    Russia  2020
  • Un Triomphe
    Etienne, an often out of work but endearing actor, runs a theater workshop in a prison, where he brings together an unlikely troupe of prisoners to stage Samuel Beckett’s famous play Waiting for Godot. When he is allowed to take...
    France  2020
  • 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
  • El Marginal 3 (tv Series)
    The third season of El Marginal is centered two years after the "pigeon riot" and a year before the Luna Lunati (Maite Lanata) kidnapping. The Borges brothers (Nicolás Furtado and Claudio Rissi) have consolidated their ...
    Argentina  2019
  • Isola
    On the Western Mediterranean’s last prison island both guards and prisoners are isolated by the sea and are subject to the laws of justice. Thus, the guards see themselves as the real prisoners, while the inmates work to serve t...
    Switzerland  2019
  • En El Corredor De La Muerte
    January 27, 1994. The bodies of a man and two 25-year-old models are found riddled with bullet holes in the house of a nightclub owner. The police find a camera set up in the living room of the victim, which has filmed the murder....
    Spain  2019
  • 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