Most Popular "Maximum Security Prison" Titles
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1. 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.
2. Escape Plan (2013)
R | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
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.
3. Men in Black 3 (2012)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
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.
4. Face/Off (1997)
R | 138 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
To foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a face-transplant surgery and assumes the identity of a ruthless terrorist. But the plan backfires when the same criminal impersonates the cop with the same method.
5. Lockout (2012)
PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
6. In the Name of the Father (1993)
R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
7. Batman: Arkham City (2011 Video Game)
T | Action, Crime, Fantasy
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.
8. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)
TV-Y7 | 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.
Creators: Bob Kane, Dan Jurgens, Paul Norris, Jim Aparo, Mike W. Barr, Tony Isabella, Trevor Von Eeden, Jerry Siegel, Gerry Conway, Jack Kirby, Al Milgrom, E. Nelson Bridwell, Ramona Fradon, Joe Shuster, Arthur Conan Doyle, Arnold Drake, Jack Harris, Geoff Johns, Paul Levitz, Bob Oksner, George Pérez, Joe Quesada, Marv Wolfman, Gardner Fox, William M. Marston | Stars: Diedrich Bader, John DiMaggio, James Arnold Taylor, Dee Bradley Baker
10. Chopper (2000)
Unrated | 94 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. Death Warrant (1990)
R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his... See full summary »
14. 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.
15. In Hell (2003)
R | 98 min | Action, Thriller, Drama
A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the wardens' entertainment.
16. 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 »
17. 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.
19. Superman vs. The Elite (2012 Video)
PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Sci-Fi
The Man of Steel finds himself outshone by a new team of ruthless superheroes who hold his idealism in contempt.
20. 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.
21. 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.
23. 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.
24. 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 »
25. 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 »
26. 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 »
27. Tube (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 »
28. 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 »
30. Ten Minutes Before Dying (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.
31. 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: Chun Kit Mak
Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001)
Action, Crime, Drama
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.
X-Men: Evolution (2000–2003)
Survival of the Fittest
Not Rated | 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.