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1. You Only Live Once (1937)

Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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The public defender's secretary and an ex-convict get married and try to make a life together, but a series of disasters sends their lives spiraling out of control.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Henry Fonda, Barton MacLane, Jean Dixon

Votes: 4,187

2. Blonde Sinner (1956)

99 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A young woman who has been abused and taken advantage of by all the men in her life, finally finds a man she believes truly loves her, but she snaps when she finds out that he, too, is ... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig, Marie Ney

Votes: 346

3. 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932)

Unrated | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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Brash hoodlum Tom Connors enters Sing Sing cocksure of himself and disrespectful toward authority, but his tough but compassionate warden changes him.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Bette Davis, Arthur Byron, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 1,806

4. Men Without Souls (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Johnny Adams arrives in a brutal prison under an assumed name after deliberately framing himself in order to kill White, a captain of the guards, because he had beaten Johnny's father to ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Barton MacLane, John Litel, Rochelle Hudson, Glenn Ford

Votes: 24

5. Buried Alive (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Drama

4.8
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A prison trustee rescues a despondent executioner from a bar-room brawl, and is blamed for the fight by a tabloid reporter who actually started it, and loses parole, becomes embittered, and gets blamed for murder of guard.

Director: Victor Halperin | Stars: Beverly Roberts, Robert Wilcox, Paul McVey, Ted Osborne

Votes: 122

6. Silence (I) (1931)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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A gray-haired convict, within the shadows of the gallows, tells his story to the prison chaplain beginning twenty years earlier when he was sent to prison for a crime he did not commit.

Directors: Louis J. Gasnier, Max Marcin | Stars: Clive Brook, Marjorie Rambeau, Peggy Shannon, Charles Starrett

Votes: 13

7. Over the Wall (1943)

Not Rated | 21 min | Short, Crime, Drama

7.3
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After a Catholic priest is unhappily transferred out of the prison he loves, he has an opportunity to help reform an escaped convict.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Dane Clark, Tom Tully, Clarence Muse, William B. Davidson

Votes: 13

8. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: Capital P (1997)

TV-MA | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.5
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Governor Devlin has reinstated capital punishment in the state--and the first Oz prisoner scheduled to die is Jefferson Keane, who killed a Latino in their skirmish. Before he's executed, Keane donates a kidney to his ailing sister.

Director: Darnell Martin | Stars: Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Harold Perrineau, Eamonn Walker

Votes: 695

9. Bad Girls (1999–2006)
Episode: Christmas Special (2005)

Crime, Drama

7.5
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It's Christmastime at Larkhall. A new prisoner is left at reception without any paperwork to say who she is or what she's in for. The two Julies are reunited. A snowstorm sweeps England causing a blackout.

Director: Martin Hutchings | Stars: Nicola Redmond, Michael Fish, Gaynor Howe, Ellie Haddington

Votes: 10

10. Bad Girls (1999–2006)
Episode: Episode #5.1 (2003)

Crime, Drama

7.5
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Fenner and the Larkhall screws visit Amsterdam for a dirty weekend. With the mystery firearm still missing, G Wing remains in lockdown. Snowball is released from solitary, and Denny is out for revenge.

Director: Mike Adams | Stars: Jack Ellis, Tristan Sturrock, Eugene N. Walker, Isabelle Amyes

Votes: 11

11. Bad Girls (1999–2006)
Episode: Episode #5.2 (2003)

Crime, Drama

7.7
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Shell settles back in to life on G Wing. Sylvia and Bobby's financial woes continue. Barbara's hearing returns.

Director: Mike Adams | Stars: Tristan Sturrock, Debra Stephenson, Helen Fraser, Geoffrey Hutchings

Votes: 10

12. Bad Girls (1999–2006)
Episode: Episode #5.3 (2003)

Crime, Drama

7.9
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Snowball meets up with Ritchie following her escape. Sylvia is distraught following Bobby's suicide. Two new inmates arrive on G Wing.

Director: Jim Loach | Stars: Claire King, Nicole Faraday, Alex King, James Gaddas

Votes: 9

13. Bad Girls (1999–2006)
Episode: Episode #7.10 (2005)

Crime, Drama

7.9
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Julie S has revenge on her mind. The inmates hold a remembrance service on the one year anniversary of Yvonne's death. Sylvia and Bev return after their eventful time in Spain.

Director: Laurence Moody | Stars: Andrew Scarborough, Jack Ellis, Victoria Alcock, Kika Mirylees

Votes: 8

14. Bad Girls (1999–2006)
Episode: Episode #7.11 (2005)

Crime, Drama

6.9
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Fenner's murder investigation gets underway. The new no-nonsense governor is quick to make a number of unpopular changes. Phyl is far from happy to be back on G Wing.

Director: Declan O'Dwyer | Stars: Jack Ellis, Tony Slattery, Lucy O'Connell, Dannielle Brent

Votes: 8

15. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: God's Chillin' (1997)

TV-MA | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.5
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Friction is growing in the wake of two deaths so Said, Wiseguy leader Schibetta and Gangbanger Jefferson Keane are brought together by Warden Glynn, who tells them to keep their boys quiet or else he'll lock the prison down.

Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Harold Perrineau, Eamonn Walker

Votes: 721

16. PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996–2000)
Episode: Solitary Confinement (1999)

Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

5.9
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Peter goes undercover as new inmate in prison to investigate the baffling death of a convicted murderer, who somehow choked on dirt while being in solitary confinement known as Room 216, a place where terrors from the past can kill.

Director: Ron Oliver | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Nancy Anne Sakovich, Barclay Hope, Colin Fox

Votes: 14

17. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Way Through the Woods (1995)

TV-14 | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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When a serial killer is murdered in prison, his deathbed confession disavows one of the murders he had previously confessed to. Morse wants to reopen the case.

Director: John Madden | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Gary Powell, Vivienne Ritchie

Votes: 295

18. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: To Your Health (1997)

TV-MA | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.6
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The prison's health service is kept busy by a variety of prisoner complaints: Beecher flips out and sends Schillinger to the hospital; mob boss Schibetta develops stomach problems thanks to some ground glass; and Said has a heart attack.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Harold Perrineau, Eamonn Walker

Votes: 641

19. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: Visits, Conjugal and Otherwise (1997)

TV-MA | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.6
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With Schibetta and the prison brass in a race to uncover Ortolani's killer (for very different reasons), we see how inmates react to visits both from their wives and (in one case) family members who are also in prison.

Director: Nick Gomez | Stars: Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Harold Perrineau, Eamonn Walker

Votes: 793