Escape Movies

List of the best escape movies selected by visitors to our site: The Maze Runner, Escape Plan, Greenland, V2. Escape from Hell, The Shawshank Redemption, Oh Lucy!, A Quiet Place Part II, Momentum, Wondrous Boccaccio, People of Earth.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Maze Runner (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Friends
PlotSurvival, Love, The escape, Apocalypse, Adventure
PlaceLabyrinths
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, By books, Serious

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.

Escape Plan (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime, detective
CountryChina, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersPartners, Prisoner
PlotSurvival, Prison Break, The escape, Betrayal, Conspiracies
PlacePrison, Ships, USA
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars.

Greenland (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Parents, Defenders
PlotSurvival, Disasters, End of the world, Apocalypse, The escape
PlaceBunker, USA
StyleTense, Dynamic, Disturbing

John Garrity, his estranged wife and their young son embark on a perilous journey to find sanctuary as a planet-killing comet hurtles toward Earth. Amid terrifying accounts of cities getting levelled, the Garrity's experience the best and worst in humanity. As the countdown to the global apocalypse approaches zero, their incredible trek culminates in a desperate and last-minute flight to a possible safe haven.

V2. Escape from Hell (2021)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryRussia
CharactersMilitary, Pilots, Test pilots
PlotWar, The escape
PlaceConcentration camp
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II

Mikhail Devyatayev, a captured Soviet pilot who leads an escape from a German concentration camp by hijacking an aircraft.

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Duration02:22
CharactersScammers, Prisoner, Friends, Good people
PlotSurvival, Prison Break, The escape, Freedom, Fate
PlacePrison, Mexico, USA
StyleInteresting, Popular, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

Oh Lucy! (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryJapan, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersFathers, Sisters, Maids, Taxi drivers, Teachers
PlotLove, The escape, Money, Loneliness, Breakup
PlaceAircraft, Trains, Japan, Kitchen, Metro

A lonely, chain-smoking office lady in Tokyo falls for her teacher when she decides to take English lessons. When her teacher disappears, she sets out on a journey to find him.

A Quiet Place Part II (2021)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Family, Monsters
PlotSurvival, The escape, Multi-part
PlaceUSA
TimePost apocalypse
StylePopular, Tense, Creepy

Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.

Momentum (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Africa, USA
Duration02:04
CharactersHackers, Hired assassins, Thieves, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Robbery, Martial Arts, Bank robbery, Skirmishes
PlaceAircraft, Party, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a master assassin and his team of killers. Armed with her own set of lethal skills, Alex looks to exact revenge for her murdered friends while uncovering the truth.

Wondrous Boccaccio (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama, history
CountryItaly, France
Duration02:18
CharactersTeens, Lovers
PlotLove, Passion, The escape, Death, Viruses
PlaceVillage, Italy, Estate
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleRomantic, By books, Heavy, Touching, Depressive

It's 1348. The plague has brutally hit Florence. A group of then young people, seven women and three men, rebel against the feeling of death that is about to swallow them. They flee the city and find refuge in an abandoned villa in the Tuscan hills. Here, between moral doubts and the tasks needed to survive, they kill time by telling each other stories until they will decide to return. The stories are varied - tragic, bizarre, funny or erotic - but common and central to all of them is the female presence.

People of Earth (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersAliens, Journalists
PlotAbduction, The escape, Investigation, Fear
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleFascinating, For men

Skeptical journalist Ozzie Graham investigates a support group for alien abductees to write about the members' supposed encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, the more he realizes there is truth in their stories and possibly even signs that point to his own alien abduction.

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The Little Hours (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:09
CharactersWitch, Lesbians, Jews, Nuns, Turtles
PlotPrison Break, Passion, Fight, The escape, Money
PlaceItaly
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFascinating

A young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns in the middle ages.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersTeens, Hired assassins, Thieves, Military, Lawyers
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Prison Break, Skirmishes, Fight
PlacePrison, Afghanistan, Aircraft, School
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense

Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.

Adopt a Highway (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
PlotTravel, The escape, Internet, Adoption, Parenting
PlacePrison, Beach, USA
StyleAtmospheric, Touching

An ex-felon discovers a live baby left in a dumpster.

Beckett (2021)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryItaly, Brazil, Greece
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Pursuit, The escape
PlaceGreece

Whilst vacationing in Greece, Beckett, becomes the target of a manhunt after a devastating car accident forces him to run for his life across the country to clear his name but tensions escalate as the authorities close in and political unrest mounts which makes Beckett fall even deeper into a dangerous web of conspiracy.

Alone (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
CharactersManiacs, Psychopath, Hunters
PlotSurvival, Travel, The escape, Death, Supernatural
PlaceForest
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A recently widowed traveler is kidnapped by a cold blooded killer, only to escape into the wilderness where she is forced to battle against the elements as her pursuer closes in on her.

Robo (2019)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, drama, family
CountryRussia
CharactersSuperhero, Teens, Robots, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Artificial Intelligence, The escape, Friendship, Pursuit
PlaceLaboratory
TimeFuture
StyleLight, Tense

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Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersDogs, Teens, Geniuses, Family, Psychologists
PlotTravel, The escape, Money, Mental disorders, Missing people
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Mansions
StyleExciting, Light

When architect-turned-recluse Bernadette Fox goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica, her 15-year-old daughter Bee goes on a quest with Bernadette's husband to find her.

The Bounty Hunter (2010)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersPolice, Journalists, Hunters, Partners, Reporters
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, The escape, Hunting
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Light, For men

Milo Boyd is a bounty hunter whose latest gig is rather satisfying, as he finds out that the bail-skipper he must chase down is his own ex-wife, Nicole -- but she has no intention of getting nabbed without a fight. Complicating matters, Nicole's wannabe-boyfriend, Stewart, joins the chase.

A Midsummer Night's Dream (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotThe escape

Classic Shakespeare play adapted for television by Russell T Davies. In the tyrannical court of Athens, pitiless dictator Theseus plans his wedding to Hippolyta, a prisoner of war, and young Hermia is sentenced to death by her own father. Meanwhile, in the town below, amateur theatre group the Mechanicals rehearse, with all their comic rivalries. And beyond Athens, in the wild woods, dark forces are stirring...

Endless Poetry (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, drama, biography
CountryChile, France
Duration02:01
CharactersDogs, Gay, Clowns, Family, Pregnant
PlotLove, Passion, The escape, Wedding, Death
PlaceTrains, Paris
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

A portrait of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s young adulthood, set in the 1940s and 50s, in the electric capital city of Santiago. There, he decides to become a poet and is introduced, by destiny, into the foremost bohemian and artistic circle of the time.




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