Prison Break Movies

List of the best jailbreak movies selected by visitors to our site: Escape From Pretoria, Bad Trip, Avengement, The Escape of Prisoner 614, Escape Plan 2: Hades, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, T-34, Maze, Papillon, Logan Lucky.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Escape From Pretoria (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA, South Africa
PlotPolitical, Freedom, Prison Break, On real events
PlacePrison, Australia
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Tense, Disturbing, Makes me think, By books

    South Africa, 1978. Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, two white political activists from the African National Congress imprisoned by the apartheid regime, put a plan in motion to escape from the infamous Pretoria Prison.

    Bad Trip (2020)
    Markimdb: 6.5
    CharactersFriends
    PlotTravel, Prison Break

      This mix of a scripted buddy comedy road movie and a real hidden camera prank show follows the outrages misadventures of two buds stuck in a rut who embark on a cross-country road trip to NYC. The storyline sets up shocking real pranks.

      Avengement (2019)
      Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
      Genreaction, crime
      CountryUnited Kingdom
      Duration01:35
      CharactersCriminals, Killers
      PlotRevenge, The escape, Prison Break, Rivalry, Death, Martial Arts
      PlacePrison
      StyleAction, Tense, For men, Fascinating

        While on a prison furlough, a lowly criminal evades his guards and returns to his old stomping ground to take revenge on the people who turned him into a cold blooded killer.

        The Escape of Prisoner 614 (2018)
        Markimdb: 4.6
        Genreaction, comedy, adventure, crime
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:50
        CharactersPartners, Police
        PlotPrison Break, Chase
        StyleNumbers in the title

          Two inept, small-town Sheriff's Deputies catch an escaped prisoner that they believe was wrongly convicted.

          Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)
          Mark5.8 (imdb: 3.9)
          Genreaction, thriller
          CountryChina, USA
          Duration02:02
          CharactersKillers, Friends, Hackers, Spy
          PlotPrison Break, Martial Arts, Survival, Artificial Intelligence
          PlacePrison
          StyleTense, Disturbing, Action, Exciting, Depressive, For men, Unexpected ending

            Ray Breslin manages an elite team of security specialists trained in the art of breaking people out of the world's most impenetrable prisons. When his most trusted operative, Shu Ren, is kidnapped and disappears inside the most elaborate prison ever built, Ray must track him down with the help of some of his former friends.

            Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
            Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
            Genrefantasy, adventure, family
            CountryUSA, United Kingdom
            Duration02:25
            CharactersFamily, Wizards, Witch, Cats, Teachers, Dragons, Snake, Monsters, Terrorists
            PlotUprising, Magic, Mystery, Mystery, Confrontation, Adventure, Love, Prison Break
            PlaceNew York, Paris, England, Prison, Mountains, Ships, Jungle
            StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Depressive, Unexpected ending

              Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus Dumbledore. However, Dumbledore will need to seek help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

              T-34 (2018)
              Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.7)
              Genredrama, adventure, military
              CountryRussia
              CharactersTankman, Heroes
              PlotTanks, Prison Break
              PlaceRussia
              TimeWinter
              StyleTouching, Heavy, Exciting, Tense

                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.

                Maze (2017)
                Mark10 (imdb: 5.9)
                Genrethriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective, history
                CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Germany
                Duration01:33
                CharactersTerrorists, Friends
                PlotPrison Break, The escape, Freedom, Confrontation
                PlacePrison

                  Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP Maze, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.

                  Papillon (2017)
                  Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
                  Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
                  CountryCzech Republic, Spain, USA
                  Duration01:00
                  CharactersThieves, Criminals
                  PlotThe escape, Prison Break, False accusations, Survival, On real events
                  PlaceFrance, Prison, Jungle, Islands, Ships

                    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.

                    Logan Lucky (2017)
                    Mark8.6 (imdb: 7)
                    Genrecomedy, crime
                    CountryUSA
                    Duration02:31
                    CharactersScammers, Firefighters, Bartenders, Miners, FBI
                    PlotPrison Break, Investigation, Money, Robbery
                    PlacePrison
                    StyleTense, Action, Exciting, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

                      Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy and Clyde Logan set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

                      Despicable Me 3 (2017)
                      Mark9 (imdb: 6.3)
                      Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
                      CountryUSA
                      Duration02:19
                      CharactersTwins, Spy
                      PlotAdventure, Prison Break, Jealousy, Art
                      PlacePrison, Submarines, Beach
                      StyleFor children, Light, Cute, Disney

                        Gru and his wife Lucy must stop former '80s child star Balthazar Bratt from achieving world domination.

                        The Fate of the Furious (2017)
                        Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
                        Genreaction, thriller, crime
                        CountryUSA, China, United Kingdom, Japan, France, Canada
                        Duration03:07
                        CharactersHackers, Drivers, Friends, Family, Spy, Snipers, Bodyguards, Terrorists
                        PlotCars, Racing, Money, Betrayal, Technology, Martial Arts, Motorcycles, Prison Break, Chase
                        PlaceNew York, Hotels, Prison, Submarines, Aircraft
                        StyleExciting, Unexpected ending, Action, Fascinating

                          When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.

                          War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
                          Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.4)
                          Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
                          CountryUSA, Canada, New Zealand
                          Duration02:01
                          CharactersMonkeys, Thieves, Horses, Snipers, Special Forces
                          PlotWar, Obsession, Survival, Revenge, Prison Break, Slavery, Viruses, Travel
                          PlaceMountains, Jungle, Village, Caves
                          TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
                          StyleTense, Unexpected ending

                            Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

                            The Whiskey Bandit (2017)
                            Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
                            Genreaction, drama, adventure, crime, biography
                            CountryHungary
                            Duration01:40
                            CharactersFamily, Heroes
                            PlotRobbery, Death, Bank robbery, Adventure, Prison Break, Justice, Chase, On real events
                            PlacePrison
                            StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense

                              Between 1993 and 1999, one man robbed 29 financial institutions in Budapest. Banks, post offices and even travel agencies fell victim to his crime spree. The police had no leads and no hope of finding him during his six-year stint. The only clue left behind at the crime scenes was the distinct aroma of whiskey. The media christened him the “Whiskey Bandit”. Never physically harming anyone, many began to eagerly follow his escapades through the media. A Transylvanian immigrant, who also happened to be a goalie for one of the city's largest hockey teams, named Attila Ambrus, was finally identified as the “Whiskey Bandit”. The police had finally captured him... or so they thought.

                              Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
                              Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.5)
                              Genredrama, crime, detective
                              CountryMalta, USA
                              Duration01:39
                              CharactersKillers, Detectives, Dogs, Soldier, Lawyers, Thieves, Cooks
                              PlotTime travel, Abduction, Investigation, Revenge, Snow, Money, Prison Break, Justice
                              PlaceTrains, Mountains
                              StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

                                Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.

                                Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
                                Mark9 (imdb: 6.5)
                                Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
                                CountryUSA, Australia
                                Duration02:43
                                CharactersPirates, Horses, Strong women, Sharks, Witch, Monkeys
                                PlotGhost ships, Ghosts, Adventure, Sea battles, Supernatural, Survival, Fate, Bank robbery, Prison Break, Robbery, Chase
                                PlaceSea, Jungle, Ships, Islands, Prison
                                StyleUnexpected ending

                                  Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it, he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and beautiful astronomer and a headstrong young man in the British navy.

                                  Tschiller: Off Duty (2016)
                                  Mark9 (imdb: 4.1)
                                  Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
                                  CountryGermany
                                  Duration02:26
                                  CharactersKillers
                                  PlotPrison Break, Chase
                                  PlaceRussia, Germany, Moscow, Turkey
                                  StyleDisturbing, Exciting, For men

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                                    Infinity Chamber (2016)
                                    Markimdb: 6.2
                                    Genrefantastic, thriller
                                    CountryUSA
                                    CharactersDogs, Terminally ill
                                    PlotArtificial Intelligence, Prison Break, Weapon, Snow, Computers, Technology, Viruses
                                    PlaceDeserts, Prison, Mountains
                                    StyleTense

                                      A man trapped in an automated prison must outsmart a computer in order to escape and try and find his way back to the outside world that may already be wiped out.

                                      Allegiant (2016)
                                      Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.7)
                                      Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
                                      CountryUSA
                                      Duration02:17
                                      CharactersFriends, Scientists, Lawyers, Strong women, Hackers
                                      PlotApocalypse, Love, War, Survival, Technology, Martial Arts, Prison Break, Virtual Reality, Chase
                                      PlacePrison, Aircraft, Village
                                      TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
                                      StyleUnexpected ending

                                        Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.

                                        Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
                                        Mark8 (imdb: 6.1)
                                        Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime, detective
                                        CountryChina, USA
                                        Duration02:33
                                        CharactersMilitary, Lawyers, Thieves
                                        PlotThe escape, Betrayal, Confrontation, Skirmishes, Survival, Martial Arts, Prison Break, Chase
                                        PlacePrison, School, Aircraft
                                        StyleTense, Action, Exciting, Unexpected ending

                                          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.




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