Most Popular "Life Imprisonment" Titles

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year








































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »






Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 1,697,286 | Gross: $28.34M

2. Revenge (2011–2015)

TV-PG | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An emotionally troubled young woman makes it her mission to exact revenge against the people who wronged her father.

Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Emily VanCamp, Gabriel Mann, Nick Wechsler

Votes: 98,742

3. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
45 Metascore

Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too.

Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush

Votes: 372,228 | Gross: $241.06M

4. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
80 Metascore

A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.

Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Votes: 132,636 | Gross: $20.17M

5. Life (I) (1999)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
63 Metascore

The story of wrongfully convicted men (Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence) who discover the value of life after serving 65 years in prison.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence, Obba Babatundé, Nick Cassavetes

Votes: 34,259 | Gross: $63.84M

6. Midnight Express (1978)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Billy Hayes, an American college student, is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli

Votes: 54,003 | Gross: $35.00M

7. Undisputed (2002)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
58 Metascore

When heavyweight champion George 'Iceman' Chambers lands in prison, the resident gangster arranges a boxing match with the reigning prison champ.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Ving Rhames, Peter Falk, Michael Rooker

Votes: 21,619 | Gross: $12.40M

8. A Cry in the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A mother whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in the Australian outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Dale Reeves, David Hoflin

Votes: 6,908 | Gross: $6.91M

9. The Dancer Upstairs (2002)

R | 132 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
64 Metascore

A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.

Director: John Malkovich | Stars: Javier Bardem, Laura Morante, Juan Diego Botto, Elvira Mínguez

Votes: 5,558 | Gross: $2.37M

10. Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine (2014)

89 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
75 Metascore

MATT SHEPARD IS A FRIEND OF MINE is a film about the Matthew Shepard behind the headlines. An honest and intimate portrait of Matt as he is remembered by those who knew him, it is the story... See full summary »

Director: Michele Josue

Votes: 579

11. Countess Dracula (1971)

PG | 93 min | Horror

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In medieval Europe aging Countess Elisabeth rules harshly with the help of lover Captain Dobi. Finding that washing in the blood of young girls makes her young again she gets Dobi to start ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Ingrid Pitt, Nigel Green, Sandor Elès, Maurice Denham

Votes: 2,500

12. The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)

Unrated | 93 min | Horror, Romance

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In Spain, Leon is born on Christmas day to a mute servant girl who was raped by a beggar. His mother dies giving birth and he is looked after by Don Alfredo. As a child Leon becomes a ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Clifford Evans, Oliver Reed, Yvonne Romain, Catherine Feller

Votes: 3,553

13. Paradise Now (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
71 Metascore

Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv.

Director: Hany Abu-Assad | Stars: Kais Nashif, Ali Suliman, Lubna Azabal, Hamza Abu-Aiaash

Votes: 19,557 | Gross: $1.45M

14. Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story (2011)

145 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Tondo. The Ancient Gangland. Year 1950. Gang wars were in. Violence was the name of the game. Gangsters carried Thompsons and grease guns in a bayong... See full synopsis »

Director: Tikoy Aguiluz | Stars: Jorge Estregan, Roi Vinzon, Danny Labra, Eddie Tuazon

Votes: 153

15. Terra Nova (2008)

119 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The year is 2013 and, with the abolition of the death penalty, prisons are overflowing across the globe presenting a major problem for the authorities... See full synopsis »

Director: Aleksandr Melnik | Stars: Konstantin Lavronenko, Andrey Feskov, Marat Basharov, Pavel Sborshchikov

Votes: 1,318

16. Lea (1996)

100 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

51-year-old Herbert Strehlow, a furniture restorer, falls in love with 21-year-old Lea, who has not spoken a word since childhood when her father killed her mother. She bears a striking ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Fíla | Stars: Lenka Vlasáková, Christian Redl, Hanna Schygulla, Miroslav Donutil

Votes: 369 | Gross: $0.03M

17. Silent Scream (1990)

85 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: David Hayman | Stars: Iain Glen, Andrew Barr, Kenneth Glenaan, Steve Hotchkiss

Votes: 104

18. Kalapani (1958)

164 min | Crime, Musical, Romance

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Based on A.J.Cronin's 'Beyond This Place', this movie narrates the story of an untiring crusade for justice. A young man, learning about his father's wrongful implication in a ... See full summary »

Director: Raj Khosla | Stars: Dev Anand, Madhubala, Nalini Jaywant, Agha

Votes: 178

19. Chauraha (1994)

4.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Amar a 12 yr old orphan works in a hotel and at night, studies at Masterjis school Kalinath a pimp murders one of his customers and the innocent Amar is convicted instead of Kalinath. After... See full summary »

Director: Sadaqat Hussein | Stars: Jeetendra, Jackie Shroff, Jaya Prada, Ashwini Bhave

Votes: 13

20. Behind Stone Walls (1932)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Esther Clay, wife of District Attorney John Clay and mother of attorney Bob Clay, is having an affair with Jack Keene. Scorned by him Esther kills Jack. Bob comes to her defense and ... See full summary »

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Edward J. Nugent, Priscilla Dean, Ann Christy, Robert Elliott

Votes: 27

21. Oru Kaidhiyin Diary (1984)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

David is a serious fan of a politician. But the politician is a fraud, On seeing Mary, David's wife, he devises a plan.He sends David onto jail and in the meantime rapes Mary.When David ... See full summary »

Director: Bharathiraja | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Janagaraj, Radha, Revathy

Votes: 145

22. Kadachit (2007)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The relationship between Gayatri and her father, whom she accused of killing her mother. 20 years later, she feels that he might be innocent.

Director: Chandrakant Kulkarni | Stars: Ashwini Bhave, Sachin Khedekar, Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Tushar Dalvi

Votes: 45

23. Panchagni (1986)

141 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: T. Hariharan | Stars: Mohanlal, Geetha, Thilakan, Devan

Votes: 147

24. Nadzór (1985)

118 min | Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A story of a young woman arrested by police on the day of her wedding for embezzlement, and promptly sentenced to life. She is already pregnant and has her baby in prison. Immediately after... See full summary »

Director: Wieslaw Saniewski | Stars: Ewa Blaszczyk, Teresa Sawicka, Grazyna Szapolowska, Gabriela Kownacka

Votes: 60

25. A l'ombre de la république (2011)

100 min | Documentary

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Add a Plot

Directors: Stéphane Mercurio, Edie Laconi | Stars: Marine Calazel, Jean-Marie Delarue, Xavier Dupont, Lucie Montoy

Votes: 11

26. Blatnoi Mir - Thieves' World (2001)

Documentary

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Jouni Hiltunen

Votes: 10

27. Elevator (I) (2007)

19 min | Short, Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Two men are stuck in an elevator. One thinks he is going up and the other thinks he is going down. For each, the elevator is on an endless trip in his direction until they question the reasons that led them to meet each other.

Director: Aliocha | Stars: John B. McCann, Joseph Raven

Votes: 17

28. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Escape Clause (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A hypochondriac man sells his soul to the devil, exchanging it for one million years of immortality.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Rod Serling, David Wayne, Thomas Gomez, Virginia Christine

Votes: 1,452