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The Best Escape Movies and TV Shows on Prime Video

Finding a good Escape movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Escape movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Prime Video.

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1. Cowboys & Aliens

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6.0/10
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73/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG-13
Thriller, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of cowboys, outlaws, and Apache warriors against a common enemy from beyond this world in an epic showdown for survival.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. Pretty Woman

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7.1/10
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80/100
Released: 1990Rated: R
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & The Roku Channel), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

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Released: 1969Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang. Chased doggedly by a special posse, the two decide to make their way to South America in hopes of evading their pursuers once and for all.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. Paranoia

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65/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price—he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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5. True Grit

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7.4/10
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72/100
Released: 1969Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy on a mission of 'justice', which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, 'Rooster' Cogburn because he has 'true grit', and a reputation of getting the job done.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. The Way Back

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76/100
Released: 2010Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag—to take a perilous and uncertain journey to freedom as they cross deserts, mountains and several nations.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. Cats

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49/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG
Family, Drama

What it's about: A cat named Blanket has long been living in a high-rise apartment in the city with his son, Cloak. One day, curious about the outside world, Cloak decides to leave home and embarks on an adventure to find the legendary cat's paradise. To find his son, Blanket must overcome his fear and reconcile with his past, with the help of a female Macaw.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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8. The Loved Ones

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70/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: Lola Stone asked Brent Mitchell to the prom, but Brent said no, and now he's screwed. What happens when Lola doesn't get what she wants? She enlists Daddy's help to throw a prom of her own, where she is queen and Brent is king -- whether he likes it or not.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Capricorn One

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67/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is reported lost on re-entry. Now, with the help of a crusading reporter, they must battle a sinister conspiracy that will stop at nothing to keep the truth.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, HBO, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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10. A Turtle's Tale 2: Sammy's Escape from Paradise

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Released: 2012
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Sammy and Ray, leatherback turtles and friends forever, are enjoying an atoll's water and sand, shepherding new hatchlings Ricky and Ella out to sea. Suddenly, a poacher swoops in and ships them off to be part of a spectacular aquarium show for tourists in Dubai. The kingpin of the place, Big D the seahorse, enlists them in his plans for a great escape. But with their new friends Jimbo the bug-eyed blob fish and Lulu the snippy lobster, Annabel the sweet Octopus, and a whole family of penguins, Sammy and Ray hatch breakout plans of their own. That is when little Ricky and Ella arrive, determined to break in to rescue them. After a series of thrilling adventures and narrow escapes, our heroes head south to meet up with Shelly, Sammy's first and only love.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Vudu & 3 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Ameba) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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11. Chasers

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Released: 1994Rated: R
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Military men Rock Reilly and Eddie Devane are tasked with taking a prisoner, blonde bombshell Toni Johnson, on what becomes an unforgettable road trip. Toni, an enlistee who's in trouble for deserting her unit, soon proves that she's craftier than most inmates.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. Infinity Chamber

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64/100
Released: 2016
Mystery, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A man trapped in an automated prison must outsmart a computer in order to escape and try and find his way back to the outside world that may already be wiped out.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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13. Fortress 2

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51/100
Released: 2000Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: 7 years on from the original Fortress movie, Brennick and his family are still on the run. Finally, they give in, and surrender, only to find themselves imprisoned in a new, more sophisticated fortress prison in outer space. But Brennick's not a man to give in easily, and with a 10 year old son waiting for him back on earth, he's going to pack some serious assault on the evil corporation.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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14. Zombie Warz: Falls the Shadow

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3.6/10
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37/100
Released: 2011
Horror, Action & Adventure

What it's about: In a world gone mad, can compassion survive the Zombie Apocalypse? Amid the horrors of the Post-Apocalyptic south, three disparate groups of survivors must come together to save themselves as the only hope for the future. Pitted against a powerful neo-Confederate tribe and the relentless hunger of the infected, our heroes find redemption, love and hope.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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15. A Chinese Ghost Story II

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6.9/10
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56/100
Released: 1990
Romance, Fantasy

What it's about: Several years after his beloved Nieh has gone, Ning is innocently put into jail. Luckily, he meets a scholar, Elder Chu Kot, in the prison who finally helps him escape. Ning then meets a young witty monk Autumn. They become friends and live in an abandoned villa together. The villa is horrific, yet they choose to stay for a while. Later that night, some ghosts suddenly appear and attack; two parties fight heavily. But after clarifications, Ning and Autumn find that "the ghosts" are humans in disguise, who intend to save their leader from imprisonment but not hurting innocence. Among them, Ning finds someone who looks identical to Nieh, and considers she is the reincarnated Nieh. A real giant zombie has seen all these in behind and is ready to ambush...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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16. Red Hill

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59/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Thriller

What it's about: Young police officer Shane Cooper's first day on duty, after relocating to the small town of Red Hill, rapidly turns into a nightmare. News of a prison break, involving convicted murderer Jimmy Conway, sends the local law enforcement officers - led by the town's ruling presence, Old Bill - into a panic and leads to a terrifying and bloody confrontation.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. Tabu

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Released: 1931Rated: PG-13
Romance, Drama

What it's about: The youngsters Matahi and Reri are in love with each other. The old warrior Hitu announces that Reri is to be the new chosen virgin for the gods. This means she must stay untouched, otherwise she and her lover will be killed. But Matahi abducts and escapes with her to an island ruled by the white man, where their gods would be harmless and powerless.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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18. Maze

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60/100
Released: 2017
Crime, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP Maze, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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19. The Flying Deuces

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Released: 1939
Comedy

What it's about: Ollie is in love with a woman. When he discovers that she is already married, he tries to kill himself. Of course, the suicide is avoided and the boys join the Foreign Legion to get away from their troubles. Finally, they are arrested for trying to desert the Legion and to escape the firing squad by stealing a plane.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & IMDb TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+, Epix & 3 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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20. Breakout

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55/100
Released: 1975Rated: PG
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A bush pilot is hired for $250,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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21. Last Rampage

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Released: 2017Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: The true story of the infamous prison break of Gary Tison and Randy Greenwalt from the Arizona State prison in Florence, in the summer of 1978.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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22. He Walked by Night

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Released: 1949
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+, Epix & 3 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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23. Wreckage

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Released: 2010Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: Jared, Kate, Rick, and Jessica find themselves stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down during a drag race. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office receives notice that a convict escaped from a local state prison. As the teenagers mysteriously disappear one by one, the killer grows hungry and the thriller continues to unravel.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $9.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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24. A Farewell to Arms

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Released: 1932Rated: PG
Romance

What it's about: A tale of the World War I love affair, begun in Italy, between American ambulance driver Lt. Frederic Henry and British nurse Catherine Barkley. Eventually separated by Frederic's transfer, tremendous challenges and difficult decisions face each as the war rages on.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & The Roku Channel), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+, Epix & 3 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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25. Slow Burn

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41/100
Released: 2000Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: A woman's lifelong pursuit of lost family diamonds is interrupted by the appearance of two escaped convicts.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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26. And God Created Woman

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48/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: In this variation on director Vadim's own, more acclaimed Et Dieu Créa La Femme (1956, the same title in French), the vamp Robin Shea marries charming carpenter Billy Moran, only to get out of prison, but soon decides to seduce James Tiernan, who runs for state governor.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Microsoft & Vudu).

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27. Rebellion of the Hanged

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41/100
Released: 1954
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A peasant who works in a mahogany camp in the Mexican jungles with his family is disgusted with the miserable living conditions imposed upon himself and his co-workers, the peasant finally spearheads a revolt against the sadistic bosses.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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28. Lute: Forge On or Die

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Released: 1987
Biography, Drama

What it's about: In Spain of the 1960s, a poor family of quinquis - a nomadic ethnic group with a tradition as old as that of the gypsises of Spain but with even more obscure origins - have a nomadic life marked by poverty. The son, Eleuterio Sánchez Rodriguez, nicknamed "El Lute", steals some chickens and is condemned to six months in jail. El Lute moves to the slum outskirts of Madrid with his common law wife, Chelo, starting an itinerant life as a peddler of pots and pans and living in a quinqui shantytown. He gradually embarks upon as life of petty criminality, eventually participating in the theft of a jewelry store during which a bystander is killed.

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29. El Lute II: Tomorrow I'll Be Free

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44/100
Released: 1988
Biography, Drama

What it's about: This is the story of a man fighting with all his might for his life and his freedom. Eleuterio (”El Lute”) embarks upon an action-packed future, fuelled by the notions of freedom and dreams of living just as his countrymen, ever-growing in his mind. Nothing and no-one can stop him. After escaping the Puerto de Santa María prison, the reunion with his family is just the beginning of what will become an endless escape.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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30. Payback

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Released: 2007Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: An escaped convict tracks down the cop who put him away.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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31. The Hurricane

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Released: 1937
Action & Adventure, Romance

What it's about: In the colonial era, island native Terangi (Jon Hall) spends a blissful honeymoon with his bride, Marama (Dorothy Lamour). Soon after, however, their relationship is torn asunder when Terangi is sent to prison for punching a prejudiced white man. Prominent members of the community -- including the governor's wife, Mme. De Laage (Mary Astor), petition the governor for clemency, but he refuses to budge. However, all pretense of law and order are soon shattered by an incoming tropical storm.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy).

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32. For You I Die

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Released: 1947
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A convict is forced to participate in a prison break even though he only has a year left on his sentence.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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33. The Wishing Forest

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35/100
Released: 2018
Documentary, Fantasy

What it's about: A beautiful desperate widow goes on a dangerous quest to meet a mythical wish-granting unicorn who lies deep in the cannibal-infested "Wishing Forest." Along the way, she encounters a mighty warrior and a deceptive thief, who may or may not be trustworthy. But danger lurks everywhere and they are being tracked by the deadliest cannibal of all, a bloodthirsty savage who worships a magical feral Goddess who feasts on the hearts of his victims.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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