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The 50 Greatest Prison Movies (Rate Your Music/Cinemos)

The fifty greatest prison movies ever made as ranked by users of Rate Your Music (in future, Cinemos for films) with the following additional criteria imposed by me:
Minimum of 200 ratings.
Must be a full-length movie. No shorts.
257 users · 413 views
 
from rateyourmusic.com · made by Adam
avg. score: 10 of 50 (19%)
required scores: 1, 4, 6, 10, 15 

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1
Le Trou (1960)
Le Trou (1960)
2
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
3
A Man Escaped (1956)
A Man Escaped (1956)
4
Grand Illusion (1937)
Grand Illusion (1937)
5
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
6
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
7
I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932)
I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932)
8
Down by Law (1986)
Down by Law (1986)
9
Shoeshine (1946)
Shoeshine (1946)
10
The Great Escape (1963)
The Great Escape (1963)
11
The Hill (1965)
The Hill (1965)
12
A Prophet (2009)
A Prophet (2009)
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13
In the Name of the Father (1993)
In the Name of the Father (1993)
14
Papillon (1973)
Papillon (1973)
15
Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)
Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)
16
Interrogation (1989)
Interrogation (1989)
17
Scum (1979)
Scum (1979)
18
The Green Mile (1999)
The Green Mile (1999)
19
Stalag 17 (1953)
Stalag 17 (1953)
20
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
21
Hunger (2008)
Hunger (2008)
22
Brute Force (1947)
Brute Force (1947)
23
Escape From Alcatraz (1979)
Escape From Alcatraz (1979)
24
Starred Up (2014)
Starred Up (2014)
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25
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)
26
Midnight Express (1978)
Midnight Express (1978)
27
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
28
King of Devil's Island (2010)
King of Devil's Island (2010)
29
Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
30
The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
31
Bronson (2008)
Bronson (2008)
32
The Counterfeiters (2007)
The Counterfeiters (2007)
33
Chopper (2000)
Chopper (2000)
34
Dead Man Walking (1995)
Dead Man Walking (1995)
35
Symmetry (2003)
Symmetry (2003)
36
Caesar Must Die (2012)
Caesar Must Die (2012)
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37
Cell 211 (2009)
Cell 211 (2009)
38
The Experiment (2001)
The Experiment (2001)
39
Empire of the Sun (1987)
Empire of the Sun (1987)
40
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
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