Parole movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant parole movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, touching and psychological films and TV shows about / with parole, ex convict, redemption, crimes, prison, family relations, released from prison, dancing, storytelling and hopes plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as parole: Wild Bill (2011), Saving God (2008), Let Go (2011), Nobody's Fool (2018), Normal (2007), The Rendering (2002), Blindspotting (2018), Two Men in Town (2014), An Anonymous Prisoner in Egypt (2017), The Wendell Baker Story (2005).

List of parole movies

 7.2
 13K
Wild Bill (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Out on parole after 8 years inside Bill Hayward returns home to find his now 11 and 15 year old sons abandoned by their mother and fending for themselves. Unwilling to play Dad, an uncaring Bill is determined to move on.
Style: captivating, touching, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: gang, working class, drug dealer, parole, starting over, redemption, adulthood, kids in trouble, ex convict, parents and children, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 5.5
 825
Saving God (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex Con Armstrong Cane (Ving Rhames) returns to home a changed man looking to take over his father's old church and congregation. The neighborhood though is full of drugs and gangs. Those who are able are leaving for more prosperous areas and ...
Style: christian film, realistic, serious, tense, touching
Plot: church, parole, religious conversion, mother daughter relationship, clergy, juvenile delinquency, addiction, drug abuse, life is a bitch, starting over, hopes, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.2
 745
Let Go (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Walter Dishman, a married and melancholy parole officer, deals with three eccentric ex-convicts who have been placed under his supervision.
Style: humorous, cynical, captivating, light, talky ...
Plot: introspection, parole, love, dark humor, couples, dull life, family relations, society, golden years, shopping, love affair, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Nobody's Fool (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A woman, who gets released from prison and reunites with her sister, discovers she is in an online relationship with a man who may be "catfishing" her.
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, humorous
Plot: ex convict, sister, alcohol abuse, coffee shop, marketing, parole, released from prison, sister sister relationship, fall in love, friendship, society, alcoholics anonymous ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.7
 1K
Normal (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A deadly car accident brings together a group of previously unrelated people, each of whom is forced to deal with the emotional fallout.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, sex with stepson, mother son incest, incest overtones, adultery, alcohol abuse, haunted by the past, obsession, family problems, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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 5.1
 494
The Rendering (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ten years after being molested in art school by habitual rapist Theodore Gray, who is serving 25 years but eligible for parole, Sarah Reynolds leads a happy life in a gallery and with her handsome husband, lawyer Michael Reynolds, and helps police ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, tense ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, court, blackmail, prison, psychopath, haunted by the past, woman in danger, manhunt, mind game, vengeance, false accusation, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
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 7.4
 30K
Blindspotting (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, semi serious, thought provoking, suspense ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: probation, police brutality, parole, friendship between men, fight, witnessing a crime, family relations, corpse, beauty salon, person on fire, rap, guitarist ...
Place: oakland california, san francisco, las vegas, milwaukee wisconsin, colorado ...
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Two Men in Town (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Algeria, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A convict is released from prison in a small town in New Mexico. 18 years ago he killed a deputy. The then-and-now sheriff seeks revenge.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: sheriff, starting over, haunted by the past, going straight, society, friendship, small town, redemption, parole, warden, arrest, mexican american border ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
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An Anonymous Prisoner in Egypt (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: A retired investigative reporter travels to Egypt to visit her longtime friend who was busted for drugs and condemned to the nightmarish hell of an Egyptian prison.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: prison, parole, muslim, torture, freedom, prisoner, brutality, jail, drugs, journalist, terrorist, father daughter relationship ...
Place: egypt
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The Wendell Baker Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luke Wilson plays a good-hearted ex-con who gets a job in a retirement hotel. Three elderly residents help him win back his girlfriend as he lends them a hand in fighting hotel corruption.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, redemption, friendship, siblings relations, disorder, misfit, released from prison, fish out of water, cons and scams, optimism, starting over, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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Poor Boy's Game (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Donnie Rose went to prison for beating a young man so brutally it left him handicapped for life. Nine years later, Donnie is out. He's a different man with only one place to go: back home to the same violent and racist neighborhood that created ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: redemption, interracial relations, racism, vengeance, starting over, strong sexual content, foe turned friend, grudge, hopes, rivalry, society, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
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Les Misérables (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, bleak, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, ex convict, going straight, hopes, rise to the top, prison escape, mayor, thief, robbery, prisoner, freedom, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.4
 6K
Levity (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Manuel Jordan is a man who is free after serving 23 years for killing a teenager during an attempted robbery. After nearly two decades of staring at his victim's face on a newspaper clipping in his cell, the paroled man attempts to find ...
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, melancholic, philosophical ...
Plot: redemption, sin, murder, prison, criminal, robbery, gang, friendship, haunted by the past, going straight, human nature, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.8
 6K
Greenfingers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Clive Owen stars as a prison inmate who goes into an experimental "open" prison where the inmates walk around freely and get job training for their impending releases. While there, he discovers he has a talent for growing flowers. His ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: prison, redemption, going straight, starting over, hopes, fish out of water, criminal heroes, misfit, warden, disorder, friendship, interracial friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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 5.9
 5K
Camille (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A twisted honeymoon adventure about a young couple on their way to Niagara Falls.
Style: semi serious, humorous, absurd, road movie, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, honeymoon, opposites attract, memory loss, mistaken identity, couple relations, supernatural ability, dishonesty, on the run, warden, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Henry Thomas is out on parole in a small Texan town and, in the evenings, he is the lead singer in a band. He is being pressured by his foster mother to give up his singing and go back to school. His wife, Georgette, and young daughter unexpectedly ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: homecoming, small town, convict, parole, singer, prison, family problems, couples, family relations, social relations, estrangement, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: texas, usa
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 7.5
 325K
Les Misérables (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: redemption, prostitute, fall in love, rebellion, convict, revolution, mayor, historical character, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, orphan, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, europe, london
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 5.4
 41K
Stone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Parole officer Jack Mabry has only a few weeks left before retirement and wishes to finish out the cases he's been assigned. One such case is that of Gerald 'Stone' Creeson, a convicted arsonist who is up for parole. Jack is initially ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: manipulation, prison, arson, deception, seduction, couples, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, confined, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, new york, new jersey
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Shooting Fish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two con artists (Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend) hire an unwitting medical-school student (Kate Beckinsale) as a secretary for their latest scam.
Style: feel good, clever, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: dishonesty, business, con men, love triangle, friendship, chase, wedding, thief, nightclub, hospital, scam, parole ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, new york, england
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Pretty Poison (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, dark humor, small town, murderous pair, warden, secret agents, mind game, crimes, mysterious character, mentally unstable ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new england
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The Blues Brothers (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a 'mission from God' to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can do is do what they do best – play music – so they get their ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, blues, music, race against time, lack of money, obsessive quest, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, car chase, shopping mall, nun, money problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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Out on Parole (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With one more day of parole left, J.T. vows to play by the book. But when he finds out his mom will lose their home unless they come up with a serious amount of money, J.T. takes a chance by entering a lowrider contest that violates his parole.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, friends, warden, ambition, race against time, cons and scams, ex convict, save the day, parole, debt, contest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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First We Take Brooklyn (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ex-felon joins an Israeli crime syndicate in Brooklyn.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: ex convict, fight, gang war, organized crime, criminal gang, crime boss, criminal, gangsters, bandit, power struggle, mafia, criminal underworld ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
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 3.4
 372
Reaptown (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In this supernatural horror film, Carrie Baldwin is freed from prison under the conditions of a work-release program in Reaptown, Nevada. As she struggles to find her missing sister while working the night shift as a security guard for the Reaptown ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: sisters, mysticism, paranormal, railway, parole, evil, mysterious disappearance, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, mystery, supernatural horror, paranormal investigation ...
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 3.9
 4K
Paydirt (2020)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A parolee teams up with his old crew determined to find a buried bag of cash stolen a decade ago from a DEA bust gone bad, while being tracked by a retired Sheriff.
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: organized crime, criminal gang, money, parole, gang, crime boss, escapades, hidden money, bandit, sheriff, crooked sheriff, criminal ...
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 5.9
 5K
Blue Iguana (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: He's a low level criminal with no future and just out of prison. She's a low level lawyer never noticed by others, a lost soul without a life. Their anger and hostility makes them serious criminals. Love happens in the strangest of places.
Style: captivating, suspense, entertaining, exciting
Plot: heist gone wrong, freedom, jewel theft, diamond theft, ambush, gunfight, diamond, escapades, new life, ex convict, parole, cons and scams ...
Place: new york, london
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 5.8
 17K
Kin (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy finds a powerful otherworldly weapon, which he uses to save his older adoptive brother from a crew of thugs. Before long, the two of them are also pursued by federal agents and mysterious mercenaries aiming to reclaim their asset.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, social, serious, brutal ...
Plot: brother, abusive parent, released from prison, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, murder, adopted son, police arrest, alien technology, surrealism, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: nevada, iowa, nebraska, las vegas, detroit
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 4.4
 298
A Time to Die (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A female photographer teams up with a policeman to try to bring down a corrupt police officer who framed her for drug possession and during her investigation, finds that not everything, or everyone, is what they appear to be.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, frame up, custody, murder, photographer, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, on the run, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
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 7.9
 87K
Short Term 12 (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Grace, a compassionate young supervisor at a foster care facility, works with her boyfriend and colleague, Mason, to help at-risk teens. But when a new charge dredges up memories of her own troubled past, Grace's tough exterior begins eroding.
Style: compassionate, emotional, thought provoking, touching, realistic ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: child abuse, social worker, troubled teen, foster child, self harm, incest, adolescence, depression, suicide attempt, haunted by the past, human relationship, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 6.2
 7K
Tough Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, aging, crimes, heist, nothing goes right, partners, odd couple, cons and scams, disorder, elderly, buddies, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1956, year 1986
Place: mexico, california, new jersey
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