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, interesting, touching and suspense films and TV shows about / with parole, ex convict, crimes, redemption, prison, chase, dancing, storytelling, murder and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime 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
 12K
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, rough, suspenseful, touching, realistic ...
Plot: gang, working class, parole, drug dealer, starting over, kids in trouble, adulthood, redemption, ex convict, single parent, selflessness, social worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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 5.7
 781
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, mother daughter relationship, religious conversion, drug abuse, addiction, juvenile delinquency, clergy, prison life, starting over, hopes, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.3
 635
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, dark humor, cynical, captivating, light ...
Plot: introspection, parole, love, couples, dull life, family relations, society, golden years, warden, elderly, parole officer, thirtysomething life ...
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, alcoholics anonymous, marketing, coffee shop, parole, sister sister relationship, released from prison, fall in love, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.9
 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, sincere, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, incest overtones, adultery, alcohol abuse, mother son incest, obsession, haunted by the past, family life, parents and children, death in the family, family in crisis, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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 5.3
 431
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: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: trial, blackmail, prison, psychopath, mind game, manhunt, woman in danger, haunted by the past, vengeance, mystery, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
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 7.4
 27K
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, semi serious, thought provoking, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: probation, police brutality, parole, friendship between men, male friendship, gun violence, fight, witnessing a crime, family relations, danger, friendship, hallucination ...
Place: oakland california, colorado, portland oregon, bali, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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Two Men in Town (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Algeria, USA
Duration: 120 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, realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: sheriff, haunted by the past, starting over, going straight, society, friendship, small town, redemption, parole, parole officer, warden, 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, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: prison, freedom, brutality, muslim, torture, prisoner, parole, jail, drugs, journalist, father daughter relationship, terrorist ...
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, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, siblings relations, friendship, redemption, disorder, misfit, release from prison, optimism, criminal heroes, starting over, hopes, dishonesty ...
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: tense, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: redemption, interracial relations, racism, vengeance, grudge, strong sexual content, foe turned friend, starting over, society, rivalry, hopes, 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, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: redemption, ex convict, going straight, hopes, rise to the top, prison escape, thief, mayor, robbery, french revolution, prisoner, freedom ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
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, robbery, criminal, gang, friendship, haunted by the past, going straight, human nature, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.8
 5K
Greenfingers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: prison, redemption, going straight, starting over, hopes, fish out of water, disorder, parole officer, warden, misfit, criminal heroes, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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 6.0
 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: humorous, semi serious, road movie, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, honeymoon, opposites attract, memory loss, dishonesty, supernatural ability, couple relations, mistaken identity, on the run, parole officer, warden ...
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: serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: homecoming, small town, singer, convict, parole, prison, unfulfillment, family problems, couples, family relations, social relations, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: texas, usa
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 7.6
 310K
Les Mis?rables (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical, Romance, War
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, revolution, prostitute, fall in love, rebellion, convict, mayor, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, french revolution, orphan, historical character ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, europe, london
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 5.4
 40K
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, manipulations, couples, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, crimes, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan, new york, new jersey
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Shooting Fish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 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, suspense ...
Plot: dishonesty, con men, love triangle, friendship, chase, hospital, business, thief, scam, parole, nightclub, cheating ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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, dark humor, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, small town, warden, parole officer, secret agents, crimes, mind game, murderous pair, dishonesty, special agents ...
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, music, car chase, nun, blues, race against time, criminal heroes, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, soul music, music band, shopping mall ...
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: rivalry, contests and competitions, cons and scams, friends, warden, ambition, race against time, ex convict, contest, save the day, parole, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.8
 15K
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, social, serious, ambiguous ending, brutal ...
Plot: brother, weapons, abusive parent, released from prison, gun shooting, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, murder, adopted son, father son relationship, soldier, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: nevada, iowa, nebraska, detroit, las vegas
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 4.4
 239
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, police corruption, murder, custody, photographer, chases and races, rivalry, heroes, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 90s
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 8.0
 82K
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: emotional, thought provoking, touching, realistic, compassionate ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: social worker, child abuse, troubled teen, incest, foster child, adolescence, depression, suicide attempt, haunted by the past, teenage life, human relationship, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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The Killing Zone (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Convict is recruited from a chain gang to help capture a Mexican drug lord.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, violence spree, vengeance, profanity, tough heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, rivalry, heroes, law enforcement, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, arizona
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Children of Chaos (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "Les Enfants Du Désordre " depicts a lost generation ,a distraught youth who finds comfort in drugs .Marie ,an unwed young mother, a former junkie- prostitute, is in a reformatory school :she has been a misfit for most of her life. If ...
Plot: strip search, female director, female doctor, performer, prostitute, women's prison, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), studying, female prisoner, theater, new life ...
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 7.0
 33K
Find Me Guilty (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.
Style: realistic, captivating, witty, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: mafia, courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, gangsters, crime, crimes, legal action, outsmarting, criminal heroes, court case, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
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Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A "prequel" of sorts to "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," chronicling the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the Newman/Redford movie.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outlaw, gunfight, criminal, old west, chases and races, adventure, gang, buddies, on the run, criminal heroes, crimes, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, utah
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The Brylcreem Boys (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1941, as part of an effort to remain strictly neutral, the Dublin government made a deal with both Berlin and London whereby any soldier, sailor or pilot captured on Irish soil, whether of German or Allied forces, would be interned for the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, anti war, rivalry, fall in love, love and romance, world war two, human spirit, war, rescue, military life, village, honor ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: ireland, europe, london
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