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The Best Prison Movies on Epix

Finding a good Prison 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 Prison movies of all time streaming on Epix.

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1. Buffalo '66

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7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo76%
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80/100
Released: 1998Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix, Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Tribeca Short List), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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2. Escape from Alcatraz

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7.6/10
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77/100
Released: 1979Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. In 29 years, the seemingly impenetrable federal penitentiary, which housed Al Capone and "Birdman" Robert Stroud, was only broken once - by three men never heard of again.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Vudu), 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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3. Bad Boys

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7.2/10
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76/100
Released: 1983Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Mick O'Brien is a young Chicago street thug torn between a life of petty crime and the love of his girlfriend. But when the heist of a local drug dealer goes tragically wrong Mick is sentenced to a brutal juvenile prison where violence is a rite of passage and respect is measured in vengeance.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax & Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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4. His Girl Friday

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8.0/10
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75/100
Released: 1940Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix, SnagFilms & Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Dove Channel & Secrets of Cinema), 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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5. Raw Deal

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7.3/10
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71/100
Released: 1948
Crime, Drama

What it's about: In this film noir classic, a revenge-seeking gangster (Dennis O'Keefe) is sent to prison after being framed for a crime he didn't commit. After seducing a beautiful young woman, he uses her to help him carry out his plot for vengeance, leading him to the crazy pyromaniac (Raymond Burr) who set him up.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

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6. Dead Man Walking

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7.5/10
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71/100
Released: 1995Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him spirituality as she accompanies him to his execution.

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

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7. 48 Hrs.

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6.9/10
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70/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 9 services (iTunes, Google Play & 7 others).

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8. The Running Man

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6.7/10
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70/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight for their lives, including the gladiator-style The Running Man, hosted by the ruthless Damon Killian, where “runners” attempt to evade “stalkers” and certain death for a chance to be pardoned and set free.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Sundance & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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9. The Living Daylights

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6.7/10
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67/100
Released: 1987Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Romance

What it's about: James Bond helps a Russian General escape into the west. He soon finds out that the KGB wants to kill him for helping the General. A little while later the General is kidnapped from the Secret Service leading 007 to be suspicious.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz & Epix) & rent or buy from $7.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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10. Licence to Kill

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6.6/10
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67/100
Released: 1989Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: When drug lord Franz Sanchez exacts his brutal vengeance on Bond's friend Felix Leiter, 007 resigns from the British Secret Service and begins a fierce vendetta against the master criminal. Bond won't be satisfied until Sanchez is defeated, and to accomplish this aim he allies himself with a beautiful pilot and Sanchez's sexy girlfriend.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz & Epix) & rent or buy from $9.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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11. The Limey

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7.1/10
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66/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The Limey follows Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter's death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling Valentine and an army of L.A.'s toughest criminals, hoping to find clues and piece together what happened. After surviving a near-death beating, getting thrown from a building and being chased down a dangerous mountain road, the Englishman decides to dole out some bodily harm of his own.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Tribeca Short List), 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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12. Bandits

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6.5/10
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63/100
Released: 2001Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.

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

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13. Don't Torture a Duckling

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7.1/10
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63/100
Released: 1972
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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14. Escape from L.A.

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5.7/10
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62/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his daughter, part of a resistance movement, steals the control unit for a doomsday weapon, Snake again gets tapped to save the day.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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15. Hart's War

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6.3/10
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62/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all under the dangerous eye of the Luftwafe vetran Col. Wilhelm Visser. Never giving up the fight to win the war, McNamara is silently planning, waiting for his moment to strike back at the enemy. A murder in the camp gives him the chance to set a risky plan in motion. With a court martial to keep Visser and the Germans distracted, McNamara orchestrates a cunning scheme to escape and destroy a nearby munitions plant, enlisting the unwitting help of young Lt. Tommy Hart. Together with his men, McNamara uses a hero's resolve to carry out his mission, ultimately forced to weigh the value of his life against the good of his country.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu), 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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16. Gamer

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5.8/10
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61/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Mind-control technology has taken society by a storm, a multiplayer on-line game called "Slayers" allows players to control human prisoners in mass-scale. Simon controls Kable, the online champion of the game. Kable's ultimate challenge becomes regaining his identity and independence by defeating the game's mastermind.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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17. The Longest Yard

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7.1/10
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60/100
Released: 1974Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: In this rough-and-tumble yarn, actually filmed on-location at the Georgia State Prision, the cons are the heroes and the guards are the heavies. Eddie Albert is the sadistic warden who'll gladly make any sacrifice to push his guards' semi-pro football team to a national championship.

Where to Watch: Available to 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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18. Double Jeopardy

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6.4/10
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60/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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19. Breakheart Pass

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6.8/10
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59/100
Released: 1975Rated: PG
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: At the height of the frontier era, a train races through the Rocky Mountains on a classified mission to a remote army post. But one by one the passengers are being murdered, and their only hope is the mysterious John Deakin, who's being transported to face trial for murder.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), 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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20. Stand Up Guys

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6.5/10
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58/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: After serving 28 years in prison for accidentally killing the son of a crime boss, newly paroled gangster Val reunites with his former partners in crime, Doc and Hirsch, for a night on the town. As the three men revisit old haunts, reflect on their glory days and try to make up for lost time, one wrestles with a terrible quandary: Doc has orders to kill Val, and time is running out for him to figure out a way out of his dilemma.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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21. The Young Master

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7.2/10
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58/100
Released: 1980Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.

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

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22. Hot Pursuit

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5.1/10
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54/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: An uptight by-the-book cop must protect the widow of a drug boss from crooked cops and gunmen.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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23. Another 48 Hrs.

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5.8/10
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53/100
Released: 1990Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: For the past four years, San Francisco cop Jack Cates has been after an unidentified drug kingpin who calls himself the "Ice Man". Jack finds a picture that proves that the Ice Man has put a price on the head of Reggie Hammond, who is scheduled to be released from prison on the next day.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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24. American Heart

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6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo80%
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53/100
Released: 1992Rated: R
Crime, Independent

What it's about: Jack is now out of jail and he meets Nick, his adolescent son. Their relationship will be complicated, because Jack has a problem with alcohol. But his love for Nick will help him to get over the past and reach his dreams.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Tribeca Short List), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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25. Drop Zone

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5.6/10
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51/100
Released: 1994Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Ty Moncrief (Busey) specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Pete Nessip (Snipes) lost a brother to this crew and learns skydiving with the help of tough-but-lovable instructor Jessie Crossmann (Butler) so he can track them down.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (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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26. Drillbit Taylor

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5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo26%
Reelgood Logo
51/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully, not realising he is just a homeless beggar and petty thief looking for some easy cash.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), 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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27. Foxfire

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6.2/10
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50/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of control.

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

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28. Missing in Action 2: The Beginning

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5.3/10
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48/100
Released: 1985Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz & Epix) & rent or buy from $12.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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29. Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies

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5.1/10
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48/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Fantasy, Horror

What it's about: During a failed art heist, the Djinn is once again liberated. This time, to complete the 1001 wishes that he needs before the final 3, he lets himself go to prison, where he starts his evil reign twisting the hopes of the prisoners. Meanwhile, the woman who set him free accidentally, Morgana, tries to find a way to stop him, aided by a young priest.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Shudder), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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30. The Killer Is Loose

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6.7/10
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47/100
Released: 1956
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A savings-and-loan bank is robbed; later, a police wiretap identifies teller Leon Poole as inside man. In capturing him, detective Sam Wagner accidentally kills Poole's young wife, and at his trial Poole swears vengeance against Wagner. Poole begins his plans to get revenge when he escapes his captors.

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

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31. Going the Distance

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46/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Nick (Jacot), whose life seemed to be going perfectly, realizes he may lose his girlfriend to a famous music producer (Priestley). He sets out on a roadtrip from the west coast to go to the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto, along with two buddies (Tyler and Dime), for the road trip of their lives.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Microsoft & PlayStation Store).

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32. Three Came Home

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7.4/10
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45/100
Released: 1950
Drama

What it's about: The true story of Agnes Newton Keith's imprisonment in several Japanese prisoner-of-war camps from 1941 to the end of WWII. Separated from her husband and with a young son to care for she has many difficulties to face.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Secrets of Cinema), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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33. Mad Dog Morgan

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43/100
Released: 1976Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Independent

What it's about: The true story of Irish outlaw Daniel Morgan, who is wanted, dead or alive, in Australia during the 1850s.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & PlayStation Store).

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34. Prison Break

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42/100
Released: 1938
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Barton MacLane stars as a tuna fisherman who has been wrongfully convicted of a murder he did not commit. His exemplary behavior in prison ensures that he is up for early parole. He realizes, however, that his movements will be limited, and he will be unable to join and wed his beloved. The only solution is to escape and hunt down the real killer, himself.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

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35. Free Money

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41/100
Released: 1998Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: The Swede (Marlon Brando), a prison warden, rules his family and his prison with an iron hand in one of the coldest parts of North Dakota. When an inmate dies under mysterious circumstances, however, the FBI sends in agent Karen Polarski (Mira Sorvino) to investigate. On the home front, the sons-in-law of the Swede, Larry (Thomas Haden Church) and Bud (Charlie Sheen) accidentally discover that a train loaded with millions of dollars of unmarked currency slated to be destroyed will soon be passing through. The temptation is too great and the guys hatch a scheme to rob the train. Of course, the biggest obstacle in their way is the Swede.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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36. Savage Island

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3.5/10
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41/100
Released: 1985Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Women who have been captured and sold as slave labor to a South American emerald mine hatch a plan for revolution and revenge.

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

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37. Savage Sisters

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5.1/10
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37/100
Released: 1974Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Independent

What it's about: A corrupt General plans on smuggling one million US dollars out of the Banana Republic he dominates. Local revolutionaries plan on stealing the cash but are thwarted when a bandit leader they are working with double crosses them. A tough cop and her boyfriend help two of the female revolutionaries escape from prison hoping that they will lead them to the cash, which they plan on keeping for themselves.

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

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38. Stuck!

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3.3/10
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36/100
Released: 2009
Drama, Independent

What it's about: Beautiful young Daisy feels stuck working as a shopgirl by day and caring for her ailing mother by night. A suicide gone wrong leaves Daisy wrongly imprisoned, while the neighbor whose testimony put her away struggles with guilt. A tongue-in-cheek homage to 1950s women-in-prison films.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

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39. The Last Mile

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6.3/10
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36/100
Released: 1932
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Richard Walters is condemned to death for a murder he claims not to have committed. He arrives on death row just before a brutal inmate leads the other convicts in a violent uprising. Walters gets caught up in the riot, while on the outside his friends are trying to find evidence of his innocence.

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

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40. The Sun Sets at Dawn

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34/100
Released: 1950
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A reporter investigates the story of a young man who may have been wrongly convicted and sentenced to be executed.

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

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41. Girls in Chains

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34/100
Released: 1943
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A fired teacher (Arline Judge) finds work at a girls reform school and helps a detective (Roger Clark) on a case.

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

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42. Sharkansas Women's Prison Massacre

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Released: 2015
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: When a fracking mishap accidentally rips apart the earth’s crust, the resulting hole opens up a gaping underground water way to a vast and mysterious ocean somewhere deep below. Instantly, giant prehistoric sharks begin wending their way upward toward a murky bog in the heart of the Arkansas Bayou. Unfortunately, for a group of female prisoners on a work detail in the swamp, the deadly sharks attack without warning – pinning a hapless group of intended victims in a small deserted cabin in the heart of the wetlands. Death may be the only means of escape!

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shout Factory TV), 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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43. All the Kind Strangers

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Released: 1974
Thriller, Mystery

What it's about: A flashy LA photographer decides to help a little boy get back home. The kid happens to live deep into marshland, with his siblings and mom.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $7.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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44. The Escape

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Released: 1998Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Mystery

What it's about: Clayton, at the age of nineteen, is convicted for a crime he did not commit. Ten years afterwards, after having taken all the abuses against him in prison, he decides to escape, without caring about the consequences.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

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45. Enemy of the Law

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31/100
Released: 1945
Action & Adventure

What it's about: Charley Gray is about to be released from the state penitentiary after serving a long term for the robbery of a government gold shipment. The gold was never recovered, so the Texas Ranger chief has Ranger Panhandle Perkins planted in the prison as Charley's cell-mate in the hopes Charley will tell him where the loot is buried. Charley has a map of the location but is afraid it may be discovered so, while Panhandle is asleep, he draws a copy of it on the sole of Panhandle's foot. Charley then destroys the map but intends to keep "Panhandle" close to him upon their release from prison. Charley makes Panhandle accompany him back to the town where the rest of the hold-up gang is holed up. They go to the saloon owned by Steve Martin, also a member of the hold-up gang, but Charley was the one who buried the loot before he was captured and Charley has no intentions of divulging the location of the gold. Written by Les Adams

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

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46. The Law of 45's

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31/100
Released: 1935

What it's about: Lawyer Rontel has made Geologist Sheffield his prisoner and by power of attorney is using his money to buy the ranches of those driven off by his hired men. But when he goes after Hayden, Tucson and Stoney arrive and things begin to change.

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

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47. Whistling Bullets

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Released: 1937

What it's about: Ace Beldon is in prison, but with his stolen bonds not recovered, Capt. Saunders has an idea. He sends Graham to prison and has him and Beldon break out. With Ranger Raymond assisting, they make their escape and get to the hangout run by Stone. But the plan starts to go awry when Sam overhears Graham talking with the Captain and reports back to Stone.

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

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48. They Never Come Back

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30/100
Released: 1932
Action & Adventure, Independent

What it's about: Prizefighter Jimmy Nolan, facing an opportunity to get a championship fight, is knocked out when he sustains what is apparently a permanent injury to his arm. From there, Nolan's path leads downhill. He is drawn into a romance with a nightclub entertainer, then is framed on a theft charge by a jealous suitor. After his prison term, Nolan makes a spectacular comeback in a fight which proves his courage and integrity, while disproving the fallacy about the old sports adage that "they never come back."

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

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49. Guru, The Mad Monk