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Top 25 best 'prison'-movies

Based on MovieMeter ratings, these are the 25 best 'prison'-movies

This is a list of the best 25 'prison'-movies and highly rated on MovieMeter.

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Top 25 best 'prison'-movies

1
The Shawshank Redemption
3
2
Goodfellas

Goodfellas (1990)

Alternative title: GoodFellas
Crime, Drama
146 minutes
3
3
American History X

American History X (1998)

Crime, Drama
119 minutes
3
4
Veer-Zaara

Veer-Zaara (2004)

Romance, Music
208 minutes
3,97(98)
5
Le Trou

Le Trou (1960)

Alternative title: The Hole
Thriller, Drama
132 minutes
3,96(312)
3
6
In the Name of the Father

In the Name of the Father (1993)

Drama, Biography
133 minutes
3
7
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
3,91(178)
3
8
Walk the Line

Walk the Line (2005)

Music, Biography
136 minutes
3
9
Carlito's Way

Carlito's Way (1993)

Crime, Drama
145 minutes
4
10
The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect (2004)

Scifi, Thriller
113 minutes
3
11
Bin-jip

Bin-jip (2004)

Alternative title: 3-Iron
Drama, Romance
88 minutes
2
12
The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)

Adventure
113 minutes
3,85(24)
13
Papillon

Papillon (1973)

Adventure, Drama
151 minutes
3
14
Un Condamné à Mort S'est Échappé ou Le Vent Souffle Où Il Veut

Un Condamné à Mort S'est Échappé ou Le Vent Souffle Où Il Veut (1956)

Alternative title: A Man Escaped
Drama, Thriller
101 minutes
3,84(352)
3
15
Le Deuxième Souffle

Le Deuxième Souffle (1966)

Alternative title: Second Breath
Crime, Drama
150 minutes
3,83(117)
16
Incendies

Incendies (2010)

Drama, Mystery
131 minutes
3
17
Escape from Alcatraz

Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

Drama, Thriller
112 minutes
3
18
White Heat

White Heat (1949)

Filmnoir, Crime
114 minutes
3,78(495)
2
19
Le Cercle Rouge

Le Cercle Rouge (1970)

Alternative title: De Rode Cirkel
Crime, Thriller
140 minutes
3,78(494)
3
20
Krótki Film o Zabijaniu

Krótki Film o Zabijaniu (1988)

Alternative title: A Short Film about Killing
Drama
84 minutes
3,76(192)
3
21
Birdman of Alcatraz

Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

Drama
147 minutes
3,75(359)
3
22
Law Abiding Citizen

Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

Drama, Thriller
109 minutes
3
23
Lost Highway

Lost Highway (1997)

Thriller, Mystery
134 minutes
3
24
Das Experiment

Das Experiment (2001)

Alternative title: The Experiment
Drama, Thriller
120 minutes
2
25
The Hurricane

The Hurricane (1999)

Biography, Sport
146 minutes
3