Most Popular "Maximum Security Prison" Titles
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1. Suicide Squad (2016)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 369,716 | Gross: $325.02M
2. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
PG-13 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.
Votes: 396,994 | Gross: $408.08M
3. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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.
Votes: 68,653 | Gross: $58.40M
5. Criminal (2016)
R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 36,048 | Gross: $14.27M
6. Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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.
Votes: 44,563 | Gross: $21.20M
7. Men in Black 3 (2012)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 276,226 | Gross: $179.02M
8. Face/Off (1997)
R | 138 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 294,284 | Gross: $112.23M
9. Escape Plan (2013)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
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.
Votes: 185,956 | Gross: $25.12M
10. G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 150,964 | Gross: $122.51M
11. In the Name of the Father (1993)
R | 133 min | Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 117,320 | Gross: $25.01M
13. Lockout (2012)
PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 84,116 | Gross: $14.29M
14. Runaway Train (1985)
R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Two escaped convicts and a female railway worker find themselves trapped on a train with no brakes and nobody driving.
Votes: 21,763 | Gross: $7.94M
15. Chopper (2000)
Unrated | 94 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 32,241 | Gross: $0.23M
16. Death Warrant (1990)
R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
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.
Votes: 13,203 | Gross: $16.85M
17. Batman: Arkham City (2011 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Crime
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.
18. Fortress (1992)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
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 »
Votes: 24,047 | Gross: $6.74M
19. Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008)
R | 113 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The story of french gangster Jacques Mesrine, before he was called Public Enemy N°1.
Votes: 27,596 | Gross: $0.55M
20. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
An updated animated series centering on the Caped Crusader himself as he partners and deals with his fellow superheroes in the DC Comics universe.
22. Superjail! (2007– )
TV-MA | 10 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime
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.
23. Half Past Dead (2002)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
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.
Votes: 12,584 | Gross: $15.36M
25. The Color of Friendship (2000 TV Movie)
TV-G | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Family
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.
26. Fortress 2 (2000)
R | 92 min | Action, Sci-Fi
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.
28. Mercenary for Justice (2006 Video)
R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
29. Superman vs. The Elite (2012 Video)
PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
The Man of Steel finds himself outshone by a new team of ruthless superheroes who hold his idealism in contempt.
30. Animal 2 (2008)
93 min | Action, Drama
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 »
31. NetForce (1999 TV Movie)
R | 200 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
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 »
32. The President's Man (2000 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Thriller
A U.S. president's highly classified secret agent must find a fearless replacement to take over his extremely dangerous military missions.
33. Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995)
R | 91 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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 »
Votes: 1,835 | Gross: $0.07M
34. Supermax (2016– )
Action, Horror, Mystery
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.
35. Tyubeu (2003)
R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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 »
36. Noi siamo angeli (1997– )
90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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 »
37. Mothers of Bedford (2011)
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 »
40. Sepuluh menit menjelang kematian (2002)
5 min | Documentary, Short
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.
41. The World's Most Fashionable Prison (2012)
67 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
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
Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001)
Action, Adventure, Crime
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.
Criminal Minds (2005– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two guards at a privatized maximum security prison in Texas are murdered. The investigation reveals the suspects may be in the prison.
X-Men: Evolution (2000–2003)
Survival of the Fittest
Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Drama
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.