Top 10 Best Prison Movies In The World 2022

Top 10 Best Prison Movies In The World 2022

Prison movies are a popular type of film that spans many different genres. There are numerous prison films available. While some films use fantasy and science fiction to create fantastic works of escapism, prison films work hard to depict the drama of our own world.

A prison is a place where reality can reach its apex. Some are based on true stories, while others are completely fictitious, and some have gone on to become some of the most famous films of all time.


Here is a list of the top 10 best prison movies in the world.

10. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Andy Dufresne, a successful banker, is arrested for the murders of his wife and her lover, and is sentenced to life imprisonment at the Shawshank prison. He becomes the most unconventional prisoner.

9. Shot Caller (2017)

Jacob Harlon, a former businessman and convicted criminal, tries to adjust to his new life in prison by becoming part of a gang. However, when he gets out on parole, the violent lifestyle follows him.

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8. Felon (20O8)

A family man convicted of killing an intruder who enters his house with the intention of committing a burglar. In prison, he has cope with life in a violent penal system.

7. The Green Mile (1999)

Paul, the head guard of a prison, meets an inmate, John, an African American who is accused of murdering two girls. His life changes drastically when he discovers that John has a special gift.

6. American History X (1998)

Derek, who has served three years in prison for a hate crime, tries to change the thoughts of his brother, Danny, who is following the same path.

5. Papillon (1973)

Henri Charriere, a young man, is falsely convicted of murder. In an attempt to escape from the penal colony on Devil’s Island, Henri cracks a deal with a fellow inmate, Louis Dega.

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4. American Me (1992)

Olmos) is introduced to gang life on the tough streets of Los Angeles after spending his youth in reform school. Soon Santana finds himself facing an 18-year prison sentence

3. Escape Plan (2013)

Ray, an expert in security systems, is framed for a crime and sent to a high-tech prison. However, he uses all his knowledge and special skills with a little inside help to escape the facility.

2. Escape From Alcatraz (1979)

Frank, a convict who is sent to Alcatraz, the most feared prison in the world, decides to escape from captivity despite the challenges that come his way.

1. The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)

Dantes, a sailor is falsely accused of treason by his best friend Fernand, who wants Dantes’ girlfriend Mercedes for himself. Dantes is imprisoned on the island prison of Chateau d’If for 13 years.

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