Escape Movies

List of the best escape movies selected by visitors to our site: Escape Plan, The Maze Runner, The Island, V2. Escape from Hell, Shutter Island, The Shawshank Redemption, The Host, T-34, Snowden, Chaos Walking.

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

Genre
Country
Escape Plan (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime, detective
CountryChina, USA
Duration01:55

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.

The Maze Runner (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

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.

The Island (2005)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last uncontaminated location on the planet. But Lincoln soon discovers that everything about his existence is a lie.

V2. Escape from Hell (2021)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryRussia

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

Shutter Island (2010)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Duration02:22

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.

The Host (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
Duration02:05

A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.

T-34 (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryRussia

In 1944, a courageous group of Russian soldiers managed to escape from German captivity in a half-destroyed legendary T-34 tank. Those were the times of unforgettable bravery, fierce fighting, unbreakable love, and legendary miracles.

Snowden (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryFrance, Germany, USA, United Kingdom
Duration02:23

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

Chaos Walking (2021)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Hong Kong, Luxembourg

Two unlikely companions embark on a perilous adventure through the badlands of an unexplored planet as they try to escape a dangerous and disorienting reality, where all inner thoughts are seen and heard by everyone.

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The Darkest Minds (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

After a disease kills 98% of America's children, the surviving 2% develop superpowers and are placed in internment camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes her camp and joins a group of other teens on the run from the government.

The Perfect Host (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary.

Greenland (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

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.

Level 16 (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:21

The teenage girls of Vestalis Academy are meticulously trained in the art of being “clean girls,” practicing the virtues of perfect femininity. But what exactly are they being trained for? Vivien intends to find out.

Papillon (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, Spain
Duration01:00

Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld, is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, where he forges a strong friendship with Louis Dega, a counterfeiter who needs his protection.

Child 44 (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, Russia
Duration02:21

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.

The Bounty Hunter (2010)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

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.

Momentum (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Africa, USA
Duration02:04

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.

Best F(r)iends: Volume 2 (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountryUSA

As Jon makes a run for it, he finds himself on an expedition across the Southwest, where he encounters wild and crazy characters through a series of twisted and dark foibles. While his misadventure teaches him a valuable lesson about friendship and loyalty, the Mortician carries the story home with more than a few surprises.

Oh Lucy! (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryJapan, USA
Duration02:09

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.

Paul (2011)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:44

For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing uncomfortably close, Paul escapes on the first RV that passes by his compound in Area 51. Fortunately, it contains the two earthlings who are most likely to rescue and harbor an alien on the run.

Ready or Not (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:30

A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.

The Marksman (2021)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA

Jim Hanson’s quiet life is suddenly disturbed by two people crossing the US/Mexico border – a woman and her young son – desperate to flee a Mexican cartel. After a shootout leaves the mother dead, Jim becomes the boy’s reluctant defender. He embraces his role as Miguel’s protector and will stop at nothing to get him to safety, as they go on the run from the relentless assassins.

Django Unchained (2012)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, comedy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:45

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Black Mass (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:09

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.

The Little Hours (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:09

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

Alone (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller
CountryUSA

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.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:33

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.

Wolfy: The Incredible Secret (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefamily, cartoon
CountryFrance, Belgium, Hungary, USA
Duration01:20

Loulou is a wolf. Tom is a rabbit. As curious as it may seem, Loulou and Tom have been inseparable since they were little. Now in their teens, they live the easy life in the Land of the Rabbits. But Loulou, who thought he was an orphan, learns that his bohemian mother is alive. The two friends set out to find her in the principality of Wolfenberg, the Land of the Wolves. They arrive in the middle of the Meat-eaters' Festival, a yearly get together for the world's great carnivores. Will Loulou and Tom's friendship survive in the land where herbivores always end up as the main course? What incredible secret lies behind Loulou's birth?

A Quiet Place Part II (2021)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUSA

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.




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