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Rated: 18+ (R)20172h 14mOn: Prime Video Kanopy Tags: Based on Books Prison Adaptation Country: Czechia 
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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.Papillon featuring Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 7 others. It's an action & adventure and biography movie with an average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 52% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (34,152 votes).

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

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others).

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#2,399 Ranked Movie

#110 Ranked in Prison Movies

#212 Ranked in History Movies

#254 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

Papillon has an average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 52% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (34,152 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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