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The Best Escape Movies on Netflix

Finding a good Escape movie 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 of all time streaming on Netflix.

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1. The Shawshank Redemption

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9.3/10
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100/100
Released: 1994Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

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

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2. Room

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8.1/10
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92/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Jack is a young boy of 5 years old who has lived all his life in one room. He believes everything within it are the only real things in the world. But what will happen when his Ma suddenly tells him that there are other things outside of Room?

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

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3. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

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8.2/10
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91/100
Released: 1989Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure

What it's about: When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the power of eternal life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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4. True Grit

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7.4/10
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79/100
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 (Netflix & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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5. The One I Love

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7.1/10
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77/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: On the brink of separation, Ethan and Sophie escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save their marriage. What begins as a romantic and fun retreat soon becomes surreal, when an unexpected discovery forces the two to examine themselves, their relationship, and their future.

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

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6. John Carter

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6.6/10
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75/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

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

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7. Kiss the Girls

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68/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail leads to Los Angeles, where the duo discovers that the psychopath may not be working alone.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle & PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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8. Tau

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5.8/10
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61/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: Held captive in a futuristic smart house, a woman hopes to escape by befriending the A.I. program that controls the house.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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9. The Hunter's Prayer

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5.5/10
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55/100
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 stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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10. IO

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4.7/10
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54/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: As a young scientist searches for a way to save a dying Earth, she finds a connection with a man who's racing to catch the last shuttle off the planet.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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11. Hungerford

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3.8/10
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35/100
Released: 2014
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The lives of a group of teenagers are turned upside down when their town is taken over by sinister forces.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).