Most Popular "Prison Warden" Titles
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1. Prison Break (2005–2009)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside out.
2. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 1,667,035 | Gross: $533.32M
3. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
X | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan.
4. X-Men: First Class (2011)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III.
Votes: 516,285 | Gross: $146.41M
5. The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge.
Votes: 104,641 | Gross: $54.23M
7. 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: 145,915 | Gross: $122.51M
9. Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Votes: 216,706 | Gross: $73.34M
10. Bronson (2008)
R | 92 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.
Votes: 84,234 | Gross: $0.10M
11. Natural Born Killers (1994)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Votes: 172,559 | Gross: $50.28M
12. 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: 176,961 | Gross: $25.12M
13. Chicago (2002)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Votes: 171,620 | Gross: $170.68M
14. Megamind (2010)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
The supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.
Votes: 171,940 | Gross: $148.34M
15. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
Votes: 21,132 | Gross: $8.32M
16. Death Race (2008)
R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.
Votes: 166,110 | Gross: $36.06M
17. Death Race 2 (2010 Video)
R | 96 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Explores the origins of the first "Frankenstein" car driver, Carl "Luke" Lucas, who died in a race at the beginning of the first film.
19. 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.
Votes: 109,075 | Gross: $25.01M
20. Faster (2010)
R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An ex-con gets on a series of apparently unrelated killings. He gets tracked by a veteran cop with secrets of his own and an egocentric hit man.
Votes: 80,352 | Gross: $23.23M
21. 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: 81,857 | Gross: $14.29M
22. The Italian Job (1969)
G | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Comic caper movie about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam.
23. Big Stan (2007)
R | 105 min | Action, Comedy
A weak con man panics when he learns he's going to prison for fraud. He hires a mysterious martial arts guru who helps transform him into a martial arts expert who can fight off inmates who want to hurt or love him.
24. Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead (2009 Video)
Unrated | 92 min | Horror
When their transfer bus crashes in a West Virginia forest, a group of convicts and a corrections officer meet a rafter who is on the run from cannibalistic hillbillies who have murdered her friends.
25. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
PG | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possible successful attempt at escaping from the most infamous prisons in the world.
Votes: 86,726 | Gross: $36.50M
26. Capote (2005)
R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.
Votes: 100,239 | Gross: $28.75M
27. Get the Gringo (2012)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A career criminal nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a young boy.
28. A Prophet (2009)
R | 155 min | Crime, Drama
A young Arab man is sent to a French prison where he becomes a mafia kingpin.
Votes: 78,097 | Gross: $2.08M
29. Stir Crazy (1980)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Crime
Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are having difficulty adjusting to the new life until the warden finds that Skip has a ... See full summary »
Votes: 18,184 | Gross: $101.50M
30. The Last Castle (2001)
R | 131 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A court-martialed general rallies together 1200 inmates to rise against the corrupt system that put him away.
Votes: 56,921 | Gross: $18.21M
31. Problem Child (1990)
PG | 81 min | Comedy, Family
A young boy is just short of a monster. He is adopted by a loving man and his wacky wife. The laughs keep coming as the boy pushes them to the limits.
Votes: 22,264 | Gross: $53.47M
32. Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
X | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A police sergeant and an unlikely band of criminals defend a closing LA precinct office on New Years Eve against an army of gang members.
33. District B13 (2004)
R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.
Votes: 55,792 | Gross: $1.20M
34. Undisputed (2002)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When heavyweight champion George 'Iceman' Chambers lands in prison, the resident gangster arranges a boxing match with the reigning prison champ.
Votes: 21,451 | Gross: $12.40M
35. Death Warrant (1990)
R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
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 »
Votes: 12,315 | Gross: $16.85M
37. 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: 20,809 | Gross: $7.94M
38. Lock Up (1989)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
With only 6 months left of his prison sentence inmate Frank Leone is transferred from minimum security to maximum security by a vindictive warden.
Votes: 29,528 | Gross: $22.10M
40. Mean Machine (2001)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A soccer star jailed for assault leads a group of inmates in a match against prison guards.
Votes: 29,390 | Gross: $0.09M
41. Let's Go to Prison (2006)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Crime
When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.
Votes: 19,570 | Gross: $4.61M
42. The Sweeney (2012)
R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A hardened detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan police. Based on the '70s UK TV show.
Votes: 16,403 | Gross: $0.03M
43. 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.
44. Talk to Me (2007)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
Votes: 8,452 | Gross: $4.47M
45. Maximum Conviction (2012)
R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When former black ops operative Cross (Seagal) and his partner Manning (Austin) are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners.... See full summary »
46. 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: 12,234 | Gross: $15.36M
47. Brubaker (1980)
R | 131 min | Drama
The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.
Votes: 11,590 | Gross: $37.10M
48. 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.
49. Prison (1987)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
The spirit of a long-dead prisoner returns for revenge, haunting the prison's new governor.
Votes: 2,692 | Gross: $0.35M
50. Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977)
90 min | Horror
Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women. A girl deliberately "checks" in to the hospital to find out what has happened to her sister who stayed there. Meanwhile ... See full summary »