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1. Suicide Squad (2016)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.3
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40 Metascore

A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated super-villains to form a defensive task force. Their first mission: save the world from the apocalypse.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis

Votes: 369,716 | Gross: $325.02M

2. Captain America: Civil War (2016)

PG-13 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.9
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75 Metascore

Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan

Votes: 396,994 | Gross: $408.08M

3. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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47 Metascore

Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, Robert Knepper

Votes: 68,653 | Gross: $58.40M

4. Furious 7 (2015)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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67 Metascore

Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham

Votes: 293,676 | Gross: $350.03M

5. Criminal (2016)

R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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37 Metascore

In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes that he will complete the operative's mission.

Director: Ariel Vromen | Stars: Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Gary Oldman

Votes: 36,048 | Gross: $14.27M

6. Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)

R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.6
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38 Metascore

Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like accidents.

Director: Dennis Gansel | Stars: Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Yeoh

Votes: 44,563 | Gross: $21.20M

7. Men in Black 3 (2012)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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58 Metascore

Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement

Votes: 276,226 | Gross: $179.02M

8. Face/Off (1997)

R | 138 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.3
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82 Metascore

In order to foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a face-transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a ruthless terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same criminal impersonates the cop.

Director: John Woo | Stars: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola

Votes: 294,284 | Gross: $112.23M

9. Escape Plan (2013)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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49 Metascore

When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside.

Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 50 Cent, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 185,956 | Gross: $25.12M

10. G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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41 Metascore

The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum, Adrianne Palicki, Byung-hun Lee

Votes: 150,964 | Gross: $122.51M

11. In the Name of the Father (1993)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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84 Metascore

A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

Votes: 117,320 | Gross: $25.01M

12. The One (2001)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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25 Metascore

A sheriff's deputy fights an alternate universe version of himself who grows stronger with each alternate self he kills.

Director: James Wong | Stars: Jet Li, Carla Gugino, Delroy Lindo, Jason Statham

Votes: 80,700 | Gross: $43.91M

13. Lockout (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.1
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48 Metascore

A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.

Directors: James Mather, Stephen St. Leger | Stars: Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Peter Stormare, Vincent Regan

Votes: 84,116 | Gross: $14.29M

14. Runaway Train (1985)

R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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Two escaped convicts and a female railway worker find themselves trapped on a train with no brakes and nobody driving.

Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, Kyle T. Heffner

Votes: 21,763 | Gross: $7.94M

15. Chopper (2000)

Unrated | 94 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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65 Metascore

Chopper tells the intense story of Mark "Chopper" Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison. His book, "From the Inside", upon which the film is based, was a best-seller.

Director: Andrew Dominik | Stars: Eric Bana, Simon Lyndon, Vince Colosimo, Renée Brack

Votes: 32,241 | Gross: $0.23M

16. Death Warrant (1990)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.6
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In a violent and corrupt prison, decorated cop Louis Burke must infiltrate the jail to find answers to a number of inside murders. What he finds is a struggle of life and death tied in to his own past.

Director: Deran Sarafian | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Robert Guillaume, Cynthia Gibb, George Dickerson

Votes: 13,203 | Gross: $16.85M

17. Batman: Arkham City (2011 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.5
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When part of Gotham is turned into a private reserve for criminals, all hell is sure to break loose, and the Dark Knight is the only one who can stop it.

Director: Sefton Hill | Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Dee Bradley Baker, Steve Blum, Troy Baker

Votes: 19,851

18. Fortress (1992)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A futuristic prison movie. Protagonist and wife are nabbed at a future US emigration point with an illegal baby during population control. The resulting prison experience is the subject of ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Loryn Locklin, Kurtwood Smith, Clifton Collins Jr.

Votes: 24,047 | Gross: $6.74M

19. Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008)

R | 113 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.6
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71 Metascore

The story of french gangster Jacques Mesrine, before he was called Public Enemy N°1.

Director: Jean-François Richet | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Cécile De France, Gérard Depardieu, Gilles Lellouche

Votes: 27,596 | Gross: $0.55M

20. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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An updated animated series centering on the Caped Crusader himself as he partners and deals with his fellow superheroes in the DC Comics universe.

Stars: Diedrich Bader, John DiMaggio, James Arnold Taylor, Dee Bradley Baker

Votes: 5,551

21. Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1 (2008)

R | 133 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.5
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72 Metascore

The story of notorious French gangster Jacques Mesrine.

Director: Jean-François Richet | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Ludivine Sagnier, Mathieu Amalric, Samuel Le Bihan

Votes: 24,486 | Gross: $0.28M

22. Superjail! (2007– )

TV-MA | 10 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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In a surreal world, a large maximum security prison, which houses thousands of dangerous inmates is run by an eccentric warden and his equally odd staff.

Stars: David Wain, Teddy Cohn, Christopher McCulloch, Christy Karacas

Votes: 4,540

23. Half Past Dead (2002)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.6
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23 Metascore

This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.

Director: Don Michael Paul | Stars: Morris Chestnut, Steven Seagal, Matt Battaglia, Ja Rule

Votes: 12,584 | Gross: $15.36M

24. In Hell (2003)

R | 98 min | Action, Thriller, Drama

6.2
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A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the wardens' entertainment.

Director: Ringo Lam | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lawrence Taylor, Lloyd Battista, Carlos Gómez

Votes: 15,951

25. The Color of Friendship (2000 TV Movie)

TV-G | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.4
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A white South African girl finds herself in a difficult situation when she is sent to spend a term with a black family in America.

Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Lindsey Haun, Shadia Simmons, Carl Lumbly, Penny Johnson Jerald

Votes: 2,646

26. Fortress 2 (2000)

R | 92 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.4
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7 years after the original Fortress movie, Brennick along with the rebels are captured and sent to a new, more sophisticated fortress prison, in outer space.

Director: Geoff Murphy | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Beth Toussaint, Willie Garson, Aidan Ostrogovich

Votes: 5,651

27. Wedlock (1991)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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A male prison escapee heads for his hidden loot electronically attached to a female prisoner.

Director: Lewis Teague | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Mimi Rogers, Joan Chen, James Remar

Votes: 6,597

28. Mercenary for Justice (2006 Video)

R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.2
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A mercenary gets involved in a mission that threatens the lives of his kin. In order to succeed, he must break into one of the most wellguarded prisons in Eastern Europe and free the son of the most notorious drug lord in the world today.

Director: Don E. FauntLeRoy | Stars: Steven Seagal, Jacqueline Lord, Roger Guenveur Smith, Luke Goss

Votes: 3,295

29. Superman vs. The Elite (2012 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.1
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The Man of Steel finds himself outshone by a new team of ruthless superheroes who hold his idealism in contempt.

Director: Michael Chang | Stars: George Newbern, Pauley Perrette, Robin Atkin Downes, Dee Bradley Baker

Votes: 9,513

30. Animal 2 (2008)

93 min | Action, Drama

5.1
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Years after being shot by his eldest son Darius and taking the fall for his crimes, former gangster James "Animal" Allen serves a life sentence at Folsom Prison. When a riot breaks out ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Combs | Stars: Ving Rhames, Vicellous Shannon, Richard Waugh, Yannick Bisson

Votes: 829

31. NetForce (1999 TV Movie)

R | 200 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.1
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Set in the year 2005, a division of the FBI, called "NetForce" has been initiated to investigate Internet crime. A Bill Gates-type character finds a loophole in his new web browser which ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: Scott Bakula, Joanna Going, Xander Berkeley, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 1,156

32. The President's Man (2000 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Thriller

4.7
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A U.S. president's highly classified secret agent must find a fearless replacement to take over his extremely dangerous military missions.

Directors: Eric Norris, Michael Preece | Stars: Chuck Norris, Dylan Neal, Jennifer Tung, Soon-Tek Oh

Votes: 1,610

33. Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995)

R | 91 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Carl Panzram is sent to Leavenworth Prison for burglary. While there, he is brutally beaten by a guard. Neophyte guard Henry Lesser feels sympathy for Panzram, befriends him, and gets him ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Metcalfe | Stars: James Woods, Robert Sean Leonard, Ellen Greene, Cara Buono

Votes: 1,835 | Gross: $0.07M

34. Supermax (2016– )

Action, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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Twelve people are confined together in an abandoned maximum security prison in the middle of the Amazon forest, and end up having to fight for their lives against unknown creatures, supernatural odds and their worst enemy: themselves.

Stars: Mariana Ximenes, Cleo Pires, Ademir Emboava, Bruno Belarmino

Votes: 189

35. Tyubeu (2003)

R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.6
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This is a touching action epic about an all-out war between a subway terrorist who holds a city hostage and the detective who risks his life to save everyone. It's the heart-wrenching story... See full summary »

Director: Woon-hak Baek | Stars: Seok-hun Kim, Sang-min Park, Doona Bae, Oh-jung Kwon

Votes: 1,202

36. Noi siamo angeli (1997– )

90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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Bob (Bud Spencer) and Joe (Philip Michael Thomas) are two tender hearted inmates imprisoned in a maximum security prison in Latin America. They constantly try to escape to no avail, but the... See full summary »

Stars: Bud Spencer, Philip Michael Thomas, Renato Scarpa, Alfie Wise

Votes: 315

37. Mothers of Bedford (2011)

Documentary

9.0
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Eighty percent of women in US prisons today are mothers of school-age children. Filmmaker Jenifer McShane spent four years visiting Bedford Hills and following the women and their families.... See full summary »

Director: Jenifer McShane | Star: Sister Elaine

Votes: 32

38. Johnny Greyeyes (2000)

75 min | Drama

5.6
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Director: Jorge Manzano | Stars: Gail Maurice, Columpa Bobb, Jonathan Fisher, Gloria May Eshkibok

Votes: 68

39. A l'ombre de la république (2011)

100 min | Documentary

7.5
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Directors: Stéphane Mercurio, Edie Laconi | Stars: Marine Calazel, Jean-Marie Delarue, Xavier Dupont, Lucie Montoy

Votes: 12

40. Sepuluh menit menjelang kematian (2002)

5 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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Based entirely on photos shot inside one of Jakarta's maximum security penitentiaries, the film gives a voice to the last words of an anonymous inmate whose graffiti line the walls of the cell he occupied ten minutes before his execution.

Director: Michel Cayla | Star: Helmy Jagar

Votes: 16

41. The World's Most Fashionable Prison (2012)

67 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.7
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A top fashion designer teaches his trade to inmates at the largest maximum-security prison in the Philippines. They go on a roller coaster ride to stage the most spectacular runway show ... See full summary »

Director: C.K. Mak

Votes: 7

42. Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001)
Episode: Break-In (1996)

Action, Adventure, Crime

7.2
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In a maximum-security prison, Walker poses as a hit-man to get evidence on an incarcerated racketeer who's had a key witness and two Rangers killed.

Director: Joe Coppoletta | Stars: Chuck Norris, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Noble Willingham, Sheree J. Wilson

Votes: 44

43. Criminal Minds (2005– )
Episode: Lockdown (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Two guards at a privatized maximum security prison in Texas are murdered. The investigation reveals the suspects may be in the prison.

Director: Thomas Gibson | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, A.J. Cook

Votes: 995

44. X-Men: Evolution (2000–2003)
Episode: Survival of the Fittest (2001)

Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.6
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The X-men and the Brotherhood, go to a survival camp where they must learn to work together. Mystique releases Professor X's evil brother, Jauggernaut.

Director: Gary Graham | Stars: Meghan Black, Richard Ian Cox, Neil Denis, Michael Dobson

Votes: 71