Most Popular "San Quentin Penitentiary" Titles
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1. The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A defense attorney has a crisis of conscience when he represents a wealthy client who has a foolproof plan to beat the system.
2. Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
R | 180 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members... See full summary »
3. True Crime (1999)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Can an over-the-hill journalist uncover the evidence that can prove a death row inmate's innocence just hours before his execution?
4. Dark Passage (1947)
Approved | 106 min | Film-Noir, Thriller
A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.
5. I Want to Live! (1958)
Approved | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A prostitute, sentenced to death for alleged murder, pleads her innocence.
6. My Favorite Brunette (1947)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Shortly before his execution on the death row in San Quentin, amateur sleuth and baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, tells reporters how he got there.
7. One on Top of the Other (1969)
R | 97 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
An insurance scam lands a man on death row for murdering his wife. What everyone doesn't know is she really isn't dead.
8. San Quentin (1937)
Approved | 70 min | Drama, Film-Noir
An army trainer becomes captain of the prison yard and in time, falls for the sister of a hardened inmate.
9. Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)
Unrated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When ex-cop Steve Rollins is released from San Quentin after five years, his only thoughts are of revenge on the men who framed him for manslaughter. Back in San Francisco, his quest for ... See full summary »
10. Women of San Quentin (1983 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
A young female prison guard finds out that her first assignment is to San Quentin, one of the toughest prisons in the country.
11. Down Time (2001)
R | 90 min | Drama, Crime
A street hustler who makes all the wrong moves finds himself doing hard time in the penitentiary in this hard-edged drama. Slim is a small time drug dealer who tries to make that one big ... See full summary »
12. East of the River (1940)
Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama
Troubled youths Joe and Nick Lorenzo grow into very different men: Joe a small-time hoodlum and Nick an honored college graduate. When Nick falls for Joe's girl Laurie, trouble erupts ... See full summary »
14. Gaucho Serenade (1940)
Passed | 66 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A bunch of businessmen are out to kidnap a former partner's son so he won't squeal on them. Guess who must stop them.
16. True Crime: The Scene of the Crime (1999 Video)
10 min | Documentary, Short
The Big Valley (1965–1969)
Point and Counterpoint
60 min | Western
A dying prisoner asks his son to kill the two people whose testimony caused his death, a Stockton banker named Clark and Victoria Barkley. After Clark is murdered, Jarrod, unaware that ... See full summary »