Escaped convict movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant escaped convict movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, tense and captivating films and TV shows about / with escaped convict, crimes, escape, murder, prison, crime, chase, prison escape, violence and revenge plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as escaped convict: Labor Day (2013), The Escape of Prisoner 614 (2018), Vengeance (2006), 9 Souls (2003), Abducted: Fugitive for Love (2007), Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013), Carnivàle (2003), The Wrong Guys (1988), Ruby & Quentin (2003), Splinter (2008).

List of escaped convict movies

 6.9
 44K
Labor Day (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, family relations, unlikely relationship, fall in love, escaped convict, parents and children, escapades, love and romance, dangerous attraction, holiday, loner, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, canada, california
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The Escape of Prisoner 614 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two inept, small-town Sheriff's Deputies catch an escaped prisoner that they believe was wrongly convicted.
Style: captivating, intense, humorous, tense, exciting
Plot: escaped convict, innocence, escape, chase, friendship, justice, danger, wilderness, gang, old west, redemption, crimes ...
Place: usa
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 4.8
 203
Vengeance (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young police officer, a local guide and his daughter follows the trail of a prison escapee, Nasor, into a mysterious forest with many hidden secrets, one of which directly relates to the death of Nasor's father at the hands of the father of ...
Style: suspense, scary, serious, rough, psychotronic
Plot: giant snake, forest, pursuit, manhunt, escaped convict, undercover cop, on the lam, supernatural, prisoner, curse, creature, chase ...
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 7.2
 2K
9 Souls (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After discovering a hole in their crowded cell, nine prisoners escape their confinement to track down the key of the universe, which a fellow prisoner known as the Counterfeit King said he had hidden.
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, offbeat
Plot: on the run, escape, prison, treasure hunt, criminal heroes, crimes, society, social misfits, misfit, friendship, chase, escaped convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Abducted: Fugitive for Love (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack, a man wrongly convicted of murder is sent to a prison where the unscrupulous warden has political aspirations. The warden manipulates his wife, his political adviser/lover, the prisoners and the voters, all while maintaining a smiling ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: prison, fall in love, crimes, couples, murder, escaped convict, prison warden, love, danger, escapades, rivalry, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, portland oregon
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Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Style: melancholic, lyrical, bleak, tense, touching ...
Plot: family relations, fugitives, love triangle, police officer, outlaw, criminal, crimes, chase, criminal heroes, escapades, romance, on the road ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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 8.4
 43K
Carnivàle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Carnivàle is an American television series set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching story depicts the battle between good and evil and the struggle ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: god or devil, prophecy, healing power, psychic, supernatural ability, dwarf, evil, good versus evil, self discovery, clergy, circus, surrealism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1934, year 1935
Place: california, usa
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 5.1
 779
The Wrong Guys (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five former cub scouts have a reunion and go camping on the mountain they never conquered. High jinks ensue due to their childhood enemies and a group of escaped convicts who mistake them for an FBI unit.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Plot: scout, mountain, mistaken identity, reunion, disorder, friendship, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, escaped convict, tent, camping ...
Time: 80s
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 7.1
 28K
Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely partners, on the run, french, prison, henchman, odd couple, mob boss, escape, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland, argentina
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 6.1
 35K
Splinter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. ...
Style: scary, macabre, bleak, bloody, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: creature, zombie, survival, blood splatter, infected, parasite, virus, weekend, partners in crime, death, infection, torn in half ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.3
 2K
Point Blank (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a group of shoppers hostage (after killing many more of them) ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, rescue, danger, race against time, one man army, criminal heroes, hostages, fugitives, tough law enforcer, confined, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
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 5.6
 634
Morgan's Ferry (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three escaped convicts hide out in the home a reclusive woman as they wait to catch a ferry.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: on the run, fall in love, dangerous attraction, confined, criminal heroes, woman in danger, isolation, danger, crimes, fugitives, couples, escaped convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: southern usa
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The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, slasher, banned film, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, youth, crime, abduction, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, revenge, violence spree, gory, sheriff ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
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 7.3
 234K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, mind bending, surprise ending, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, stranded, dissociative identity disorder, psychology, mystery, split personality, motel, psychiatrist, characters killed one by one, investigation, psycho terror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, united states, florida
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The Second Wind (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crime, crimes, escaped convict, betrayal, righting the wronged, escape, armored truck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, marseille
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Big Momma's House (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.
Style: funny, ridiculous, humorous, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, working undercover, disguise, undercover, physical appearance, crime, disorder, hidden identity, fbi, gender bending, fall in love, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
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 5.0
 123
Family (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Eldon and Cole pick up a hitchhiker, Jean on their father-son trip to find perspective on the back roads of America, they quickly learn that everything is not what it seems. As the road unfolds in front of them, so do their lives begin to ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: abduction, on the road, on the run, under the surface, fugitives, hidden identity, crimes, parents and children, chases and races, escaped convict, child in peril, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 3.2
 225
Payback (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An escaped convict tracks down the cop who put him away.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, prison, murder, track down, crimes, confined, law enforcement, rivalry, isolation, convict, showdown, escaped convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Chief of the ‘Special Crime Unit’, OH Gu-tak, looks for the former gangster, PARK Woong-chul, whom he had worked with before, and recruits a con artist, KWAK No-soon, and a convicted cop, KO Yoo-sung in the new team. With new blood, the ‘Bad ...
Style: bleak, absurd, rough, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: forensics, group of criminals, escaped convict, crime investigation, crime spree, alter ego, fighting crime, mental patient, crimes, psychopath, investigation, mob boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, south korea
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The Waiting Place (2001)
Country: New Zealand
Story: Two escaped convicts hold up in a desolate psychiatric hospital while they await their "ride to freedom". Having little to do but talk about their past crimes, a growing conflict develops, enhanced by the dark mood of the grim setting. The ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, stabbing, delusion, criminal, mental institution, hallucination, escaped convict, loneliness, dead wife, runaway, stabbed in the stomach, knife ...
Place: new zealand
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Battlefield 2025 (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Weekend campers, an escaped convict, young lovers and a police officer experience a night of terror when a hostile visitor from another world descends on a small Arizona town.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: student film
Plot: evil alien, ufo, spacecraft, alien creature, weapons, group of strangers, friends, hiking, law enforcer, sister sister relationship, wounded man, danger ...
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 4.2
 551
XII (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man found guilty of a crime against a minor is released from prison and returns to get revenge on the jury who sent him there.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, strong violent content, crimes, deadly, serial killer, murder, danger, masked killer, violence, pursuit, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 3.7
 2K
Supernova (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A international science conference is held in Australia when Dr. Austin Shepard mysteriously disappears Dr. Shepard's colleague, Christopher Richardson and other people are soon faced with the reality of an impending crisis and an attempt to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, apocalypse, danger, race against time, astronomer, adventure, save the planet, government agency, escapades, heroic mission, universe ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, africa, pentagon, taj mahal, tokyo ...
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 7.3
 90
Les Dalton (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: France
Duration: 7 min.
TV show
Story: The Daltons are back in jail. And they want out. Real bad. Every episode is a new chance to escape.
Plot: penitentiary, talking dog, brother brother relationship, jail, cartoon dog, prison, security guard, little brother, reformatory, older brother, prison escape, talking animals ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada
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Tunnel of Bones (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on a real event, this is the spectacular escape of seven prisoners in 1991 from the Villa Devoto prison in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In the process of digging a tunnel to escape, they make a bizarre and frightening discovery just as they are ...
Style: based on true events, suspense
Plot: tunnel, escaped convict, ends with biographical notes, violence, mistrust, prison, prison escape
Time: year 1991
Place: buenos aires argentina
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Journey Among Women (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nine women convicts escape from a prison hell-hole and dare to create a savage world free of man.
Plot: revenge, escape, escaped convict, power struggle, body paint, friendship, wilderness, horse riding, corset, sexual repression, misogyny, rape and revenge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
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 5.3
 118
Jacktown (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A young man is charged with statutory rape.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: loan shark, riot, juvenile delinquent, escape, prison warden, love, arrest, gardener, release from prison, institution, father daughter relationship, criminal ...
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Midnight Blue (1979)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three beautiful female athletes take a weekend off from training to vacation at a relative's villa complete with private beach. While relaxing, enjoying the water, and topless sunbathing the girls' weekend alone is interrupted by three ...
Style: erotic, suspense
Plot: escaped convict, revenge, beach, voyeurism, topless, female nudity, female in shower, police, bare breasts, kidnap, kidnapping, peeping tom ...
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 5.5
 314
Murder One (1988)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This crime drama is based on the true story of Billy Isaacs. Freshly escaped from prison, Isaac is picked up by his brothers, and the entire dysfunctional brood embarks on a crime spree that takes them through a dozen states, claiming the lives of ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), true crime, confined, chases and races, life is a bitch, farm, strong sexual content, family relations, heist, violence spree, prison ...
Time: 70s
Place: maryland
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 5.1
 105
Gun Street (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In this movie filmed and released in 1961 (and not a 1962 production), an escaped convict returns to town and begins a reign of terror. Marked for death are Dr. Dean Knudtson, his wife Janice, formerly married to the killer, and Jeff Baxley, on ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: casino, chase, posse, squad, terror, prison, desert, escape, vengeance, gambling, pets, crimes ...
Time: 60s
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