Most Popular "Prison Sentence" Titles
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- Instant Watch Options
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
1. Orange Is the New Black (2013– )
TV-MA | 59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money to her drug-dealing girlfriend.
2. Bridge of Spies (2015)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, History, Thriller
During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.
Votes: 175,148 | Gross: $72.31M
3. The Bling Ring (2013)
R | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
Votes: 67,227 | Gross: $5.84M
4. The Way Back (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 133 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Siberian gulag escapees travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.
Votes: 86,882 | Gross: $2.68M
6. Bully (2001)
R | 108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much.
Votes: 29,373 | Gross: $0.51M
7. 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.
Votes: 77,070 | Gross: $2.04M
8. 25th Hour (2002)
R | 135 min | 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.
Votes: 149,250 | Gross: $13.06M
9. The Crying Game (1992)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world.
Votes: 41,256 | Gross: $62.55M
10. The King of Comedy (1982)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.
Votes: 51,766 | Gross: $2.50M
11. 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.
12. Family Business (1989)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama
Jessie is an aging 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 »
Votes: 9,467 | Gross: $12.20M
13. 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.
Votes: 3,345 | Gross: $1.37M
14. Henry's Crime (2010)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, an ex-con targets the same bank he was sent away for robbing.
Votes: 15,440 | Gross: $0.10M
15. Alaska (I) (2015)
125 min | Drama, Romance
Fausto and Nadine meet for the first time in an hotel in Paris. They both are fragile, alone and obsessed with an unreachable desire of happiness. Fausto is an Italian man who moved to ... See full summary »
17. Mumford (1999)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.
Votes: 8,129 | Gross: $4.55M
18. Animal Factory (2000)
R | 94 min | Crime, Drama
A young man goes to prison and a tough, older convict takes him under his wing as a mentor.
Votes: 10,617 | Gross: $0.04M
19. Aakrosh (2010)
115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The Central Bureau of Investigation deputes an Officer to investigate the disappearance of three medical students.
20. 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 »
21. Andhaa Kanoon (1983)
Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan works as a Forest Officer, and lives with his wife Zakhiya. One day while on duty he comes across some poachers who were cutting sandal wood trees illegally. When ... See full summary »
22. Clubbed (2008)
95 min | Crime, Drama
An underworld drama set in the early 1980s, about a lonely factory worker whose life is transformed when he becomes a nightclub doorman.
24. 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.
25. How to Make Money Selling Drugs (2012)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Crime
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.
Votes: 5,921 | Gross: $0.01M
26. Awaara (1951)
82 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Raju lives as a derelict as a result of being estranged from his bitter father, a district judge, who threw Raju's mother out of the house years ago. Raju shacks up with a Dacoit (... See full summary »
28. 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 »
29. To the Last Man (1933)
74 min | Romance, 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.
31. 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.
32. 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 »
33. 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.
34. Few Options, All Bad (2011)
90 min | Crime, Drama
When a convicted drug courier 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 supposedly... See full summary »
35. Caesar Must Die (2012)
77 min | Drama
Inmates at a high-security prison in Rome prepare for a public performance of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar."
36. 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.
37. The Hills Run Red (1966)
Approved | 89 min | Action, Western
At the end of the Civil War, 2 Confederates holding stolen Union money and chased by Union troops separate, one escaping with the loot and the other getting a 5-year prison term.
40. Guilt by Association (2002 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Thriller
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 »
41. The Web (1947)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An attorney acting as a body guard, apparently kills a man in defense of his employer's life, and later believes the victim was set up to be murdered.
42. 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. 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 »
45. Wartorn: 1861-2010 (2010 TV Movie)
68 min | Documentary, War
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 »
46. Khuda Gawah (1992)
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 »
47. 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.
48. For You I Die (1947)
Passed | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A young convict,Johnny Coulter, serving as a trustee and with only a year remaining on his sentence, is forced to participate in a prison break by one of the hardened criminals. They ... See full summary »
49. 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.
50. 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.