Escaped prisoner movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant escaped prisoner movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspense, captivating, tense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with escaped prisoner, crimes, prison escape, runaway, murder, escape, chases and races, danger, escapades and fugitives 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 prisoner: Chase (2010), Red Hill (2010), Becky (2020), The Escape of Prisoner 614 (2018), High Security Vacation (2009), Wreckage (2010), Big Momma's House (2000), Last Rampage (2017), Alcatraz (2012), Wanted (2005).

List of escaped prisoner movies

 6.9
 7K
Chase (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Chase is an American police procedural drama television series created by Jennifer Johnson for the NBC network. The series follows a U.S. Marshals fugitive-apprehension team, based out of Houston, Texas. Jerry Bruckheimer and Johnson serve as ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: policewoman, escaped prisoner, fugitives, u.s. marshal, crimes, track down, wanted, chase, police investigation, law enforcement, rivalry, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
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 6.3
 9K
Red Hill (2010)
Genre: Thriller, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young police officer Shane Cooper's first day on duty, after relocating to the small town of Red Hill, rapidly turns into a nightmare. News of a prison break, involving convicted murderer Jimmy Conway, sends the local law enforcement officers - ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escaped prisoner, unstoppable, murder, revenge, pregnant wife, small town, violence spree, haunted by the past, hunt down, injustice, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: australia
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 5.9
 16K
Becky (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager's weekend at a lake house with her father takes a turn for the worse when a group of convicts wreaks havoc on their lives.
Style: bloody, suspense, sadistic, psychological thriller
Plot: home invasion, tough girl, girl dog relationship, escaped prisoner, murder, anger, father daughter relationship, widower, death, betrayal, one against many, teenage protagonist ...
Place: atlanta georgia
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The Escape of Prisoner 614 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two inept, small-town Sheriff's Deputies catch an escaped prisoner that they believe was wrongly convicted.
Style: humorous, captivating, intense, tense, exciting
Plot: escaped prisoner, innocence, escape, chase, friendship, justice, wilderness, gunfight, crimes, gang, old west, redemption ...
Place: usa
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High Security Vacation (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two escaped convicts pose as children's summer camp staff in order to evade capture and learn about caring for others in the process. Sumrak has been in prison since he was 16 years old but is pushing thirty now, is well acquainted with prison ...
Style: humorous, light, realistic, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: summer camp, adventure, social relations, starting over, self discovery, human relationship, convict, children, escape, changing lives, friendship between men, fugitives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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 4.2
 1K
Wreckage (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jared, Kate, Rick, and Jessica find themselves stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down during a drag race. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office receives notice that a convict escaped from a local state prison. As the teenagers ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, escaped prisoner, serial killer, isolation, confined, crimes, buddies, graphic violence, friends, car race, irony, redneck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, disguise, working undercover, undercover, disorder, hidden identity, physical appearance, fbi, fall in love, gender bending, farce, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
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 5.7
 2K
Last Rampage (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of the infamous prison break of Gary Tison and Randy Greenwalt from the Arizona State prison in Florence, in the summer of 1978.
Style: serious, captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: escaped prisoner, prison escape, runaway, escape, jail, criminal, fleeing, serial killer, arizona desert
Time: 70s
Place: arizona
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 7.0
 39K
Alcatraz (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Alcatraz is an American television series created by Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions. The series premiered on Fox on January 16, 2012, as a mid-season replacement. ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prison, police investigation, uncover truth, investigation, time travel, murderer, crimes, disappearance, warden, law enforcement, manhunt, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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 7.5
 600
Wanted (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Wanted was a 2005 American primetime police drama television series broadcast on the TNT network. The series was created by Louis St. Clair and Jorge Zamacona, and executive produced by Aaron Spelling, E. Duke Vincent and Jorge Zamacona.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: task force, escaped prisoner, runaway, forensics, sleuth, police, partners against crime, fighting crime, police investigation, crime solving, squad, criminal ...
Place: los angeles
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 4.9
 445
Nitro Rush (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the follow up to the box-office hit Nitro (2007), we catch up with Max as he serves time for the role he played in the death of a police officer. When the film begins, Max learns that his 17-year-old son Theo has just been recruited by a criminal ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: street racing, escaped prisoner, organized crime, runaway, criminal underworld, partners in crime, social problems, prison escape, murderer, father and son, group of criminals, family relations ...
Place: quebec
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 4.7
 216
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, rough, serious, psychotronic
Plot: giant snake, forest, manhunt, escaped prisoner, runaway, curse, prisoner, undercover cop, on the lam, creature, supernatural, chase ...
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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: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: prison, fall in love, crimes, murder, couples, escaped prisoner, prison warden, love, rivalry, escapades, wrongfully committed, prison life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, portland oregon
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 7.1
 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: realistic, serious, surreal, offbeat
Plot: on the run, escape, prison, treasure hunt, criminal heroes, crimes, friendship, society, misfit, social misfits, chase, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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 6.9
 138
The Daltons (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.
Style: humorous, entertaining, satirical, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: prison escape, escaped prisoner, prison, escape, jail, escape plan, escape attempt, prisoner, security guard, arrest, brother brother relationship, prison warden ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada
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 5.7
 238
Kill Me (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Switzerland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenage girl helps an escaped fugitive flee Germany into France, after extracting a promise that he will help her commit suicide.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: on the run, crimes, partners, fugitives, on the road, dealing with death, misfit partners, unfulfillment, escaped prisoner, police, trust, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, germany, marseille, europe
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Van Diemen's Land (2009)
Genre: Biography, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true story of Australia’s most notorious convict, Alexander Pearce and his infamous journey into the beautiful yet brutal Tasmanian wilderness. A point of no return for convicts banished from their homeland, Van Diemen’s Land was a feared ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, cannibalism, murder, fugitives, wanted, life is a bitch, rivalry, confined, escapades, escaped prisoner, escape ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, tasmania
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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, bleak, tense, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: family relations, fugitives, love triangle, police officer, criminal, crimes, chase, criminal heroes, escapades, romance, on the road, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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 5.0
 128
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: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: abduction, on the road, on the run, under the surface, crimes, hidden identity, fugitives, parents and children, child in peril, escaped prisoner, kidnapping, prison escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.0
 851
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, light, captivating, entertaining, not serious ...
Plot: scout, mountain, mistaken identity, disorder, friendship, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, escaped prisoner, camping, waterfall, squirrel ...
Time: 80s
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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, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, escaped prisoner, betrayal, escape, righting the wronged, armored truck, prison escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, marseille
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 4.9
 8K
Primal (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A big-game hunter for zoos who has booked passage on a Greek shipping freighter with a fresh haul of exotic and deadly animals from the Amazon, including a rare white Jaguar - along with a political assassin being extradited to the U.S in secret. ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: amazon, big game hunter, war criminal, assassin, wild animal, killer animal, killed by an animal, escaped killer, killer on the loose, villain, escaped prisoner, animal attack ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.2
 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, race against time, one man army, criminal heroes, confined, fugitives, daring rescue, tough law enforcer, crimes, escaped prisoner, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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Another Mother's Son (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Directed by Christopher Menaul ('Summer in February', 'Fatherland) and written by Jenny Lecoat, Another Mother's Son tells the true story of Louisa Gould, a widow living in Nazi occupied Jersey who takes in a Russian prisoner of ...
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: surrogate family, escaped prisoner, world war two, tragedy, pow, hunger, fight, heroine, death of protagonist, nazi occupation, fighting the system, family ...
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Lost in the Dark (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young girl, who has recently lost her eyesight to a degenerative disease, struggles to outwit an escaped convict who has taken refuge in her grandmother's cabin during a ferocious snowstorm.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: blind girl, confined, crimes, teenage life, hostage, child in peril, youth, isolation, fugitives, escaped prisoner, brother brother relationship, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
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 7.2
 576
Ripped Parrot (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three convicted criminals escape from prison carrying only a güiro, a tambor and an accordion. During their journey, they meet with a bunch of interesting characters and are forced to use their musical skills to help them get home.
Style: road movie, entertaining, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: escaped prisoner, escape, prison escape, fugitives, runaway, prisoner, musician, absurd humor, humour, fleeing, music, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: dominican republic
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The Moment After II: The Awakening (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In The New World Order, who can you trust? Religious "fanatics"? The government? Ragtag militia? Religious "fanatics"?After a dramatic escape from death row, former FBI agent Adam Riley (David A.R. White) reunites with his friend ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, christian film
Plot: religious persecution, fighting the system, undercover, special agents, religions or cults, society, escapades, rivalry, fight, government agent, murder, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 3.7
 2K
Mansquito (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police lieutenant detective Thomas 'Thom' Randall's steady girl-friend, Dr. Jennifer 'Jen' Allen, is Dr. Aaron Michaels's main assistant on his pharmaceutical firm Bellion's research program to cure the highly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mosquito, experiment gone awry, swat team, supernatural, track down, escaped prisoner, transformation, virus, police investigation, scientist, genetic engineering ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, suspenseful, bleak, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, youth, abduction, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, life is a bitch, revenge, violence spree, sheriff, confined ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
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A Gunfighter's Pledge (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After killing former sheriff Matt Austin's wife and son for revenge, a quest begins. An escaped prisoner shows that he remembers who sent him to do time in jail so long ago. In a small town saloon Austin's mission to locate his ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, heroes, rivalry, crimes, police corruption, criminal heroes, dishonesty, law enforcement, old west, escaped prisoner, accidental killing ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california
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