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The Best Prison Movies and TV Shows on Starz

Finding a good Prison 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 Prison movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Starz.

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1. Chicago

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 2002Rated: PG-13
Musical, Comedy

What it's about: 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.

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

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2. Out of Sight

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7.0/10
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69/100
Released: 1998Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the wrong guys. Now they're willing to risk it all to find out if there's more between them than just the law.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Papillon

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7.2/10
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72/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld, is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, where he forges a strong friendship with Louis Dega, a counterfeiter who needs his protection.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, fuboTV, Starz & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. Escape From Pretoria

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6.8/10
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68/100
Released: 2020Rated: PG-13
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: South Africa, 1978. Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, two white political activists from the African National Congress imprisoned by the apartheid regime, put a plan in motion to escape from the infamous Pretoria Prison.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. The Raid 2

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8.0/10
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74/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Crime, Action & Adventure

What it's about: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover corrupt members of his own force.

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

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6. Guns of the Magnificent Seven

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5.7/10
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49/100
Released: 1969Rated: G
Action & Adventure

What it's about: In this third remake of legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's hugely influential The Seven Samurai, the seven gunslingers (George Kennedy, Michael Ansara, Joe Don Baker, Bernie Casey, Monte Markham, Fernando Rey and Reni Santoni) liberate Mexican political prisoners, train them as fighters and assist them in a desperate attack on a Mexican fortress in an attempt to free a revolutionary leader.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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7. Broken Lance

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6.9/10
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53/100
Released: 1954
Action & Adventure

What it's about: Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge.

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

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8. The Secret of Convict Lake

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7.0/10
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46/100
Released: 1951
Drama

What it's about: After a group of convicts escapes from prison, they take refuge in the wilderness. While most of the crew are ruthless sociopaths, Jim Canfield is an innocent man who was jailed under false pretenses. When Canfield and his fellow fugitives reach an isolated farming settlement where the men are all away, it creates tension with the local women. Things get more dire when rumors of hidden money arise, and Canfield discovers that the man who framed him is part of the community.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Starz) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz).

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9. Outlaws of the Plains

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6.6/10
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38/100
Released: 1946
Comedy

What it's about: A gang of swindlers takes advantage of simple-minded Fuzzy Jones.....

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Starz) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz).

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10. Ambush at Tomahawk Gap

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5.9/10
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37/100
Released: 1953
Romance, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Hodiak, Brian, Derek and Teal have just been released from prison. They return to Tomahawk Gap, now a ghost town, to retrieve the money that they stole and was buried by a partner somewhere in the town. While hunting, the Indians attack, and a life and death battle ensues.

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

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