Most Popular "Prison Sentence" Titles
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3. 25th Hour (2002)
R | 135 min | Crime, Drama
Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.
4. I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
A cop turns con man once he comes out of the closet. Once imprisoned, he meets the second love of his life, whom he'll stop at nothing to be with.
6. The King of Comedy (1982)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin wants to achieve success in show biz by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.
7. Life (I) (1999)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The story of two criminals (Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence) who discover the value of life after being sentenced to life imprisonment.
8. Secret Smile (2005 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Charming Brendan Block dates Miranda Cotton and gets seriously committed. But she dumps him, claiming he invaded her privacy. A few weeks later, Brendan gets engaged to Miranda's sister and... See full summary »
10. Scarecrow (1973)
R | 112 min | Drama
Max, an ex-con drifter with a penchant for brawling is amused by Lion, a homeless ex-sailor, and they partner up as they head east together.
11. South Central (1992)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama
A man is sent to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop crime but his son has now followed the criminal path of his father.
12. Family Business (1989)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Jessie is an ageing career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a... See full summary »
18. How to Make Money Selling Drugs (2012)
96 min | Documentary
Ten easy steps show you how to make money from drugs, featuring a series of interviews with drug dealers, prison employees, and lobbyists arguing for tougher drug laws.
19. Few Options (2011)
90 min | Crime, Drama
When a convicted drug smuggler leaves prison after 22 years for one youthful mistake, he just wants to start over and obey the law. But, unable to find work, he's forced to take a ... See full summary »
20. Mad Dog Morgan (1976)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The true story of Irish outlaw Daniel Morgan, who is wanted, dead or alive, in Australia during the 1850s.
21. Aakrosh (2010)
Action, Crime, Drama
The Central Bureau of Investigation deputes an Officer to investigate the disappearance of three medical students.
22. Honest (2008– )
Amanda Redman is to star in a new six-part series for ITV1 about a mother trying to keep her family on the straight and narrow. Called Honest, the comedy drama will see Redman play Lindsay ... See full summary »
23. Caesar Must Die (2012)
76 min | Drama
Inmates at a high-security prison in Rome prepare for a public performance of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar."
24. The Pornographers (1966)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
Life of a pornographer who tries to stay under the radar of the mob. He has a mistress, a step-son, a step-daughter (whom he's attracted to) and a wife who believes her first husband was reincarnated as a restless carp.
25. The Hills Run Red (1966)
Approved | 89 min | Action, Western
After the Civil War ends, two soldiers return home with a cache of stolen money. They are caught by Union troops. One escapes, but the other is sent to prison for five years. When he gets ... See full summary »
26. Ek Hasina Thi (2004)
120 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
A woman falls for a charming and mysterious businessman. The whirlwind romance turns sour when she is framed for his underworld crimes. Now, finally out of prison she is ready for sweet revenge.
27. Khuda Gawah (1993)
193 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Baadshah Khan falls in love with Benazir, a member of a rival clan who has defeated him in a game of buzkashi. Benazir will not marry him unless he brings back the head of her father's ... See full summary »
28. Proteus (2003)
97 min | Drama, Romance
An interracial gay love story set in early 18th century South Africa about two men -- a black prisoner living in a Cape Town penal colony and a Dutch sailor -- who weather injustices as a result of their affair.
29. Guilt by Association (2002 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
Life is good for Susan, her two children and new boyfriend Russell. But life abruptly changes when she discovers her perfect boyfriend is a drug dealer. Realising the danger this could ... See full summary »
31. Framed (1975)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A gambler kills the sheriff of a small village in an accident. But as nobody believes him, he is condemned to a long sentence in prison.
33. Wartorn: 1861-2010 (2010 TV Movie)
With suicide rates among active military servicemen and veterans currently on the rise, the HBO special WARTORN 1861-2010 brings urgent attention to the invisible wounds of war. Drawing on ... See full summary »
34. The Clockmaker of St. Paul (1974)
105 min | Crime, Drama
A Watchmaker finds out one day that his son has become a murderer. He tries to understand for whom and why.
35. To the Last Man (1933)
74 min | Western
In Kentucky just after the Civil War, the Hayden-Colby feud leads to Jed Colby being sent to prison for 15 years for murder. The Haydens head for Nevada and when Colby gets out of prison he heads there also seeking revenge. The head of the Hayden family tries to avoid more killing but the inevitable showdown has to occur, complicated by Lynn Hayden and Ellen Colby's plans to marry.
36. Reindeerspotting - Escape from Santaland (2010)
84 min | Documentary
This documentary tells the story of Jani, a 19-year-old drug addict living on social welfare among with his friends. Tired of his life in a remote city in Rovaniemi, he decides to travel by... See full summary »
38. The Graveyard (2006 Video)
R | 83 min | Horror
The friends Jack, Allie, Sarah, Charlie, Michelle and Eric go to the Placid Pines Cemetery to play hide and seek in the tombs. Meanwhile their friend Bobby dresses like a masked killer to ... See full summary »
39. Cloportes (1965)
95 min | Comedy, Crime
Three little criminals get a tip for a great coup with lots of money in it. Unfortunately they lack the starting funds to buy the required welding torch. So they persuade their successful ... See full summary »
40. Prison Break (1938)
Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama
Joaquin Shannon arrives home from a cruise on his fishing boat. His first mate, Charles Nelson, is to marry Shannon's sister the next day. Nelson gets drunk and Shannon finds him near the ... See full summary »
41. Thunder Rock (1942)
Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
A cynical, embittered newspaperman is tormented, then inspired, by visions he keeps having of people who have drowned.
42. Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Francis Gary Powers, a U-2 pilot for the CIA who was shot down in his spy plane over Russia, captured and imprisoned.
43. Brimstone (1949)
Approved | 90 min | Western
A U.S. Marshal goes undercover to stop a cattle smuggling gang, but when his cover is blown, the hunter becomes the hunted.
44. The Black Widow (1947)
Approved | 180 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
The Daily Clarion hires detective story writer Steve Colt to investigate the deaths of a group of scientists working on an atomic rocket development project. Behind the killings is fortune ... See full summary »
47. Stir (1980)
101 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Filmed in the Clare Valley, Gladstone and the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, this prison movie was inspired by the true life prison riot at Bathurst Jail in 1974 and its subsequent Royal Commission into New South Wales Prisons.
49. En morder vender hjem (2000 TV Movie)
50 min | Documentary
Portrait of the 28 year-old Danish murderer Peter Lundin who killed his mother in the States. After he had served his sentence, Lundin returned to Denmark and brutally murdered his wife and her two sons.
50. Neshoba (2008)
86 min | Documentary
NESHOBA tells the story of a Mississippi town still divided about the meaning of justice, 40 years after the murders of civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael ... See full summary »