Le Trou 1960 Movie Philippe Leroy, Raymond Meunier, Marc Michel and Jean Keraudy with his back to us during a cell inspection

Le Trou AKA The Hole [1960]

Compelling and intense, Le Trou is without a shadow of a doubt the best prison escape movie based on a true story and with an engaging atmosphere.
Escape From Pretoria 2020 Movie Daniel Radcliffe and Daniel Webber watching Mark Leonard Winter lighting a cigarette inside the prison

Escape from Pretoria [2020]

Incredibly intense and nerve-wracking, Escape From Pretoria is a prison break movie based on true events taking place during Apartheid in South Africa.

The Big Bird Cage [1972]

If you've never heard of the sexploitation subgenre, The Big Bird Cage is a great way to get to know it. It features an easygoing atmosphere, an exotic setting and just the right amounts of sleaze.
Animal Factory [2000] Movie Review Recommendation

Animal Factory [2000]

The prison movie sub-genre has always been an interesting one. Closed environment, explosive and colorful characters and brutal hierarchy are the...