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The Best Escape Movies and TV Shows on Plex

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 Plex.

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1. The Big Bird Cage

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5.9/10
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74/100
Released: 1972Rated: R
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Grier and Haig are thieving mercenaries who engineer a prison break from the outside.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex & PopcornFlix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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2. Traitor

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7.0/10
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69/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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3. Cube

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7.2/10
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77/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Mystery

What it's about: A group of strangers find themselves trapped in a maze-like prison. It soon becomes clear that each of them possesses the peculiar skills necessary to escape, if they don't wind up dead first.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 2 others), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. American Pastoral

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6.1/10
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63/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Set in postwar America, a man watches his seemingly perfect life fall apart as his daughter's new political affiliation threatens to destroy their family.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. The Hunter's Prayer

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5.6/10
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59/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex & Vudu) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Sniper 2

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5.2/10
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51/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Action & Adventure

What it's about: Sergeant Thomas Beckett is back - and this time he has teamed up with death row inmate B.J. Cole on a suicide mission to the Balkans. Their target: a rogue general accused of running ethnic cleansing missions. But when Becket discovers that the government is using him as a pawn in a bigger mission, the body count grows and bullets really start to fly.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex & Crackle), stream on a subscription service (Philo) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. Office Uprising

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5.8/10
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57/100
Released: 2018
Horror, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The compound of an arms manufacturer turns into a zombie nightmare when its workers are given the wrong formula.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex & Crackle), stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Microsoft & Vudu).

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8. Mesrine: Killer Instinct

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7.5/10
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67/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Jacques Mesrine, a loyal son and dedicated soldier, is back home and living with his parents after serving in the Algerian War. Soon he is seduced by the neon glamour of sixties Paris and the easy money it presents. Mentored by Guido, Mesrine turns his back on middle class law-abiding and soon moves swiftly up the criminal ladder.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, PopcornFlix & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV, Fandor & 2 others) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Labor Day

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6.9/10
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68/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex & Crackle), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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10. Freeway

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6.8/10
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66/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Comedy, Thriller

What it's about: Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton. During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the notorious I-5 Killer and manages to escape by shooting him several times. Wounded but still very much alive, Bob pursues Lutz across the state in this modern retelling of Little Red Riding Hood.

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

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11. A Farewell to Arms

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59/100
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), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+, Epix & 4 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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12. King of Devil's Island

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7.5/10
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65/100
Released: 2010
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, notorious for its sadistic regime. One day a new boy, Erling, arrives, determined to escape from the island. After a tragic incident, he ends up leading the boys in a violent uprising. When the boys manage to take over the island, 150 soldiers are sent in to restore order.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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13. Texas

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6.8/10
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49/100
Released: 1941
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Two Virginians are heading for a new life in Texas when they witness a stagecoach being held up. They decide to rob the robbers and make off with the loot. To escape a posse, they split up and don't see each other again for a long time. When they do meet up again, they find themselves on different sides of the law. This leads to the increasing estrangement of the two men, who once thought of themselves as brothers.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex & Crackle) & stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV).

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14. Circus of Fear

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5.4/10
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47/100
Released: 1966
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A circus becomes the location for stolen loot and murder.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex), stream on a subscription service (Full Moon) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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15. Dead Weekend

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2.5/10
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34/100
Released: 1995Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Comedy

What it's about: Set in the "not-too distant future", martial law has been declared in The City in leu of a looming earthquake. However, the earthquake is merely a ruse, a story fed to the public so the TWF (True World Forces) can capture an alien spotted over the city some few days earlier. A TWF agent runs into the alien (a *hottie* who can change her appearance, while always remaining - of course - a hottie), and the two go off and, um, compare their respective physiology (yeah, that's it).

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex).

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16. The Hollow One

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3.8/10
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35/100
Released: 2015
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: Rachel and Anna return home two years after their mother’s death, and find the town abandoned with their house left in disgusting disarray. When Rachel begins hallucinating about their dead mother and some ancient artifact, terrifying clues begin falling into place surrounding their family’s past.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Prime Video).

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17. The Desperadoes

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6.5/10
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48/100
Released: 1943Rated: R
Romance

What it's about: Popular mailcoach driver Uncle Willie is in fact in league with the town's crooked banker. They plan to have the bank robbed after emptying it, and when Willie's choice for this doesn't show in time, he gets some local boys to do it. When his man does turn up he decides to stick around, as he is pals with the sheriff and also takes a shine to Willie's daughter Allison. This gives the bad men several new problems.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex & Crackle), stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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18. Russkies

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5.6/10
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46/100
Released: 1987Rated: PG
Family, Drama

What it's about: A group of American boys discovers a Russian sailor washed up on the coast of Florida and decide to befriend him, assuming that he is friendly and will bring them no danger and thus go against the ideas of their parents, as well as the government.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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19. The Emperor Jones

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6.4/10
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49/100
Released: 1933
Drama

What it's about: Unscrupulously ambitious, Brutus Jones escapes from jail after killing a guard and through bluff and bravado he finds himself the emperor of a Caribbean island.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex), stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, Paramount+, Epix & 3 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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20. Baffled!

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5.6/10
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44/100
Released: 1972
Mystery, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Tom Kovack is a hard-nosed race car driver until a sudden supernatural vision causes a near-fatal crash while he's hurtling down the backstretch at 140 miles per hour. Michele Brent is the woman who convinces Kovack that his visions are significant. She leads him to the manor house that appeared in his vision, which in turn leads him into a world of revenge and murder from beyond the grave. Kovack must tap into his newfound power to conquer the evil forces at work.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV & Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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