Most Popular "Women's Prison" Titles
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1. Zodiac (2007)
R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.
3. 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.
4. The Reader (2008)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
5. White Oleander (2002)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama
A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.
6. Gothika (2003)
R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller
A repressed female psychiatrist wakes up as a patient in the asylum where she worked, with no memory of why she is there or what she has done.
7. Double Jeopardy (1999)
R | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
10. Nothing But the Truth (I) (2008)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In Washington, D.C., a female reporter faces a possible jail sentence for outing a CIA agent and refusing to reveal her source.
11. The Tall Man (2012)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.
13. Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a 13-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a 6 year old boy, beautiful Lee Guem-ja starts seeking revenge on the man that was really responsible for the boy's death. With the... See full summary »
14. Sugar & Spice (2001)
PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Crime
A popular high school cheerleader becomes pregnant with the star quarterback's child, only to find herself turning to crime to support the lifestyle she wants to live.
15. Prison Girls (1972)
X | 93 min | Drama
Six female prisoners are given a weekend furlough to prepare them for their upcoming parole. While out, they all have miscellaneous sexual experiences, some good, some bad. One returns to ... See full summary »
16. Freeway (1996)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A twisted take on 'Little Red Riding Hood' with a teenage juvenile delinquent on the run from a social worker traveling to her grandmother's house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer/pedophile.
17. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.
20. Vera Drake (2004)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.
21. Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS (1975)
96 min | Horror, War
Ilsa is an evil Nazi warden at a death camp that conducts "medical experiments". Ilsa's goal is to prove that women can withstand more pain and suffering than men and therefore should be allowed to fight on the front lines.
22. House of D (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
By working through problems stemming from his past, Tom Warshaw, an American artist living in Paris, begins to discover who he really is, and returns to his home to reconcile with his family and friends.
23. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., her childhood companion who is the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier.
24. Amazon Jail (1982)
Not Rated | 99 min | Action
Young women in the Amazon are kidnapped by a ring of devil-worshipers, who plan to sell them as sex slaves. Some of the women escape, but are pursued into the jungle by their captors. The ... See full summary »
25. Black Mama White Mama (1973)
R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When two troublemaking female prisoners (one a revolutionary, the other a former harem-girl) can't seem to get along, they are chained together and extradited for safekeeping. The women, ... See full summary »
26. Women Behind Bars (1975)
75 min | Crime, Thriller
A small-time hood brings the attention of the law with an insurance scam and diamond theft, but things become even more interesting when his moll murders him and is slammed behind bars ... See full summary »
27. Unité 9 (2012– )
Follows a French Canadian woman going to jail for 7 years for pushing her father down the stairs. As the story unfolds we get to see how this all came about and the reasons behind it. The ... See full summary »
28. Hellhole Women (1981)
Unrated | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
In all the annals of exploitation cinema, there has never been anything quite like it: Take a luscious young bride (beautiful Playboy centerfold Ursula Fellner) thrust into a brutal prison ... See full summary »
30. Barbed Wire Dolls (1976)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Women's prison tale, with Lina Romay as Maria who is jailed after killing her father, played by director Jess Franco, who tries to rape her. Lesbian wardens, torture, nudity, sex, insanity and conspiracy round out the formula.
31. Bangkok Hilton (1989 TV Mini-Series)
240 min | Drama, Thriller
The story of Kat Stanton (Kidman), an Australian woman searching for her father who, whilst travelling back from London to Australia via Thailand, makes friends with Arkie Ragan (Ehlers), a... See full summary »
32. The Other Side of Midnight (1977)
R | 165 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A Greek tycoon's mistress tries to track down and find her ex-World War II lover.
33. Too Young to Die? (1990 TV Movie)
R | 92 min | Drama, Crime
An abused 15 year old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty in this fact-based story.
34. Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (2009 Video)
89 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Dark forces older than time itself are on the attack, hell-bent on stopping the dawn of a wondrous new green age. Don't you hate when that happens? Even more shocking: Bender's in love with... See full summary »
35. 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 »
36. Paradise Road (1997)
R | 122 min | Drama, History, War
Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.
37. 99 Women (1969)
Unrated | 86 min | Crime, Drama
New inmate Marie arrives at an island prison in the women's sector and receives the number 99. The inmates are controlled by the sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz and Governor Santos and ... See full summary »
Writers: Anya Corvin, Milo G. Cuccia, Carlo Fadda, Jesús Franco, Javier Péres Grober, Harry Alan Towers, Ornella Zanelli | Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Maria Schell, Luciana Paluzzi, Mercedes McCambridge, Herbert Lom
38. High Heels (1991)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A girl's mother returns after 15 years to find her daughter has married one of her (the mother's) old boyfriends. They try to mend their broken mother/daughter relationship and deal with ... See full summary »
39. Tenko (1981–1984)
50 min | Drama, War
WWII drama follows a group of British, Dutch, and Australian women; from the bombing of Singapore to their years spent in prison camps and eventually to the end of the war where the survivors try to readjust to civilian life.
40. Chained Heat (1983)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after killing a man (by accident). The prison turns out to be brimming with decadence, corruption and sleaze, where... See full summary »
41. Last Dance (1996)
R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller
Upon taking a new job, young lawyer Rick Hayes is assigned to the clemency case of Cindy Liggett, a woman convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. As Hayes investigates the ... See full summary »
43. Civil Brand (2002)
R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime
Women prisoners strike up a friendship with a young law student who works as a part-time prison guard. Together they discover that a corporation funds and is profitting from the ... See full summary »
44. I Want to Live! (1958)
Approved | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A prostitute, sentenced to death for alleged murder, pleads her innocence.
45. Three Came Home (1950)
Not Rated | 106 min | War, Drama
The true story of Agnes Newton Keith's imprisonment in several Japanese prisoner-of-war camps from 1941 to the end of WWII. Separated from her husband and with a young son to care for she ... See full summary »
46. If Tomorrow Comes (1986 TV Mini-Series)
304 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
This mini-series focuses on two people, Tracy Whitney and Jeff Stevens. In the beginning, Tracy was an innocent, who was in love and pregnant, with the son of an affluent family. Obviously ... See full summary »
47. Caged Heat (1974)
R | 83 min | Action, Drama
A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow. The iron-handed superintendent takes exception to a skit performed by the girls and takes punitive steps, aided by the sadistic ... See full summary »
48. Savage Island (1985)
R | 74 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Women who have been captured and sold as slave labor to a South American emerald mine hatch a plan for revolution and revenge.
49. I'll Be Seeing You (1944)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Family, Romance
A soldier suffering from combat fatigue meets a young woman on Christmas furlough from prison and their mutual loneliness blossoms into romance.
50. Switchblade Sisters (1975)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The "Dagger Debs" are a gang of snarling girls, and Maggie is their newest member. Lace, the ever tooth-gritting leader, befriends her but soon has doubts --it seems Lace's man, Dominic, ... See full summary »