They're behind prison bars

by greenbudgie | created - 11 May 2018 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Film poster depictions. In year of release order from 2020 going back in time to 1917.

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1. Denial (2020)

Drama | Pre-production

9 years ago, Ray Pierson, was on trial for "Second Degree Murder". Some will argue it was self defense. Down on his luck, Ray met a beautiful woman in a bar one night in a town far away ... See full synopsis »

Director: Louis Bekoe | Stars: Darren W. Conrad, Rachel Petsiavas, Tonya Bludsworth, Jan Taylor Hendricks

2. Gray Justice

Thriller | Announced

Gray Justice tells the story of Tom Gray, an ex-soldier whose world is turned upside-down when his young son is killed by a car thief. Several months later his wife, overcome with grief, ... See full summary »

3. Confessions of a Producer (2019)

95 min | Romance

A producer afflicted with a debilitating curse can only be cured by the reporter who despises him. Ths story is a modern day Beauty and the Beast or "When Harry Met Sally" watching "The X Files" in jail.

Director: Jim Lewis | Stars: Clare Grant, Steve Barrett, Jennifer Bisgard, Riley Geeskie

5. Mords De Faim: Dead of Hunger

Horror | Pre-production

"MORDS DE FAIM", horror feature "Two young people are voluntarily incarcerated in prison.The night comes, they turn into monsters half-wolf / half man and the prison becomes a huge pantry where food can not escape!"

Director: Philippe Bazelle | Stars: Sebastian Barrio, Arsène Jiroyan, Cédrick Spinassou, Sylvia Dierckx

6. The Blacklist (2013– )
Episode: The Corsican (No. 20) (2019)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

As Liz and the Task Force race to stop an imminent bombing by a Blacklister, Red encounters a life changing situation.

Director: Kurt Kuenne | Stars: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Amir Arison

Votes: 916

7. Slammer

Short, Drama, Mystery | Completed

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Director: Gus Smythe | Stars: Gianna Lutz, Braxton Williams, Adam Miles, Asha Simmons

8. Nothing to Lose (2018)

PG | 134 min | Biography, Drama

Self-financed fictional biopic of Brazilian bishop Edir Macedo, founder of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God and owner of Record TV network.

Director: Alexandre Avancini | Stars: Petrônio Gontijo, Day Mesquita, Beth Goulart, Dalton Vigh

Votes: 22,764 | Gross: $1.00M

9. Guido Weijers: Oudejaarsconference 2018 (2018 TV Special)

86 min | Documentary, Comedy

Guido Weijers presents the yearly oudejaarsconference and drags himself and the audience far out of the comfort zone. This year's show is less fragmentary and more of a humorous document that summarizes the spirit of the times.

Star: Guido Weijers

Votes: 25

10. El Recluso (2018– )

60 min | Drama, Thriller

An American SPEC OPS infiltrates one of Mexico's toughest prisons in search of information on the whereabouts of an American politician's daughter.

Stars: Ignacio Serricchio, Ana Claudia Talancón, Flavio Medina, Luis Felipe Tovar

Votes: 1,487

12. Kuldip Patwal: I Didn't Do It! (2017)

128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A commoner is thrown into a jail cell on suspicion of murder of a local politician. Can he survive the State entrapment, or did he actually do it?

Director: Remy Kohli | Stars: Deepak Dobriyal, Gulshan Devaiah, Raima Sen, Parvin Dabas

Votes: 459

13. The Number (2017)

TV-MA | 95 min | Drama

After a young protégé's murder confirms a prison gang leader's growing misgivings about his life inside, he joins a reform-minded warden's efforts to improve the prison, eyeing it as a path... See full summary »

Director: Khalo Matabane | Stars: Mothusi Magano, Warren Masemola, Deon Lotz, Kevin Smith

Votes: 10

14. Women On Death Row (2017)

52 min | Documentary

60 women are waiting for their execution on death row. Who are they? We decided to follow five of them. Dive in these women's lives full of horror, hope, death, and love, in one of the most terrible places in the USA, death row.

Director: Sabrina Van Tassel

Votes: 7

15. The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov (2017)

75 min | Documentary, History

A documentary about Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, arrested by the Russian FSB in Crimea and sentenced to 20 years in prison on contrived charges.

Director: Askold Kurov | Stars: Oleg Sentsov, Vladimir Putin, Victor Yanukovich, Agnieszka Holland

Votes: 203

17. Prison Break (2005–2017)
Episode: Ogygia (2017)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Seven years has passed and with everyone moved on with their lives, Michael is discovered to still be alive after his apparent death and has ended up in a Yemen prison. Lincoln gets a visit... See full summary »

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Sarah Wayne Callies, Paul Adelstein

Votes: 6,474

18. Bho Bho (2016)


Professor Vinayak Bhandarkar's wife is murdered suspicion leading to his Dog Sandy whose turned insane leading to close the case.The insurance company finds that Vinayak is to avail big ... See full summary »

Director: Bharat Gaikwad | Stars: Subodh Bhave, Prashant Damle, Ashwini Ekbote, Saurabh Gokhale

Votes: 30

19. En tu cabeza (2016)

67 min | Sci-Fi

Andrea lives in the year 2052 and her job consists of travelling back in time, inserting herself into our heads to make us aware of the importance of energy efficiency in safeguarding the ... See full summary »

Directors: Daniel Sánchez Arévalo, Borja Cobeaga, Kiké Maíllo, Alberto Ruiz Rojo | Stars: Michelle Jenner, Hugo Silva, Concha Cuetos, Adrián Lastra

Votes: 156

20. American Crime Story (2016– )
Episode: The Dream Team (2016)

TV-MA | 44 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

With a provocative strategy devised, Robert Shapiro begins putting together O.J. Simpson's legal counsel.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Sterling K. Brown, Kenneth Choi, Christian Clemenson, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Votes: 2,678

21. Preacher (2016–2019)
Episode: Call and Response (2016)

TV-MA | 54 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Jesse hopes to follow through on his promise to obtain answers from Heaven; the entire town waits with bated breath.

Director: Sam Catlin | Stars: Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga, Lucy Griffiths

Votes: 2,177

22. Evan's Crime (2015)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

Evan White is unjustly accused of selling marijuana and cocaine and being threatened with up to 28 years in jail by an ambitious Federal prosecutor.

Director: Sandy Tung | Stars: Douglas Smith, David Arquette, Annika Noelle, James Moses Black

Votes: 109

23. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Ding (2015)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama

Paige Finney calls on Ray to protect a quarterback from a Navy SEAL. Terry tries to fly under the radar in prison but winds up in a fight. Plus, Mickey attempts to take over Gary's business - and a frustrated Lena considers quitting.

Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 824

24. Supernatural (2005– )
Episode: O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2015)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

With Amara leaving a trail of bodies in her search for God, Sam enlists Crowley and Rowena to set up a meeting between him and Lucifer in the cage.

Director: Robert Singer | Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Mark Sheppard, Ruth Connell

Votes: 3,242

25. Haggada Kone: End of the Rope (2014)

102 min | Drama

Channa the protagonist is a murder accused who has been sentenced to death by the court of law. His thoughts buried in his subconscious wakes up and erupt out as a dream, where he questions... See full summary »

Director: Dayal Padmanabhan | Stars: Naveen Krishna, Suchendra Prasad, Mohan, H.G. Dattatreya

Votes: 48

26. Get Santa (2014)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family

52 Metascore

A father and son who team up to save Christmas once they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh and finding himself on the run from the police.

Director: Christopher Smith | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Rafe Spall, Kit Connor, Ewen Bremner

Votes: 3,042

27. Elizabeth Bathory (2014)

82 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Two women find themselves in a dark dungeon tormented by distant memories of the horrific legend of Countess Elizabeth Bathory and looming feelings of sinister forces as they struggle to find an escape.

Director: Elizabeth Nixon | Stars: Kathleen Denecke, Adah Hagen, Tilke Hill, Diane Lyons

Votes: 19

28. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Archer Vice: Filibuster (2014)

TV-MA | 20 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Cyril becomes the new president of San Marcos, Cherlene becomes the first lady of country music, and Archer becomes a resistance fighter.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Leigh Jackson, Amber Nash

Votes: 793

29. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
Episode: What a Piece of Work Is Man (2014)

TV-MA | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

The club makes critical decisions to get a club member back. The club deals with heartache internally and conflict with the organization at large.

Director: Peter Weller | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior, Dayton Callie

Votes: 1,521

30. Once Upon a Time (2011–2018)
Episode: Fall (2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

As the Spell of Shattered Sight approaches Storybrooke, Emma and Elsa search for Anna, Belle and the fairies work on an antidote, and Gold, with a reluctant Hook as his servant, works on an exit strategy.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas

Votes: 1,289

31. Starred Up (2013)

Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama

81 Metascore

Eric Love, 19, is locked up in prison. On first day he assaults another inmate and several guards. He's offered group therapy and his dad, an inmate as well, tries to talk sense into him. Can he be rehabilitated?

Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Jack O'Connell, Ben Mendelsohn, Rupert Friend, Sam Spruell

Votes: 40,745 | Gross: $0.03M

32. The Killing (2011–2014)
Episode: Try (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

With his secrets unveiled, Pastor Mike takes Linden prisoner and they drive around the city. Linden manages to keep her radio on and the police are able to locate them. Linden believes him ... See full summary »

Director: Lodge Kerrigan | Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Elias Koteas, Hugh Dillon

Votes: 732

33. Mob City (2013)
Episode: His Banana Majesty (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The LAPD finally gets Bugsy Siegel behind bars, but what initially appears as a shining moment for the department soon takes a turn for the worse. Having heard that Siegel has been arrested... See full summary »

Director: Guy Ferland | Stars: Jon Bernthal, Milo Ventimiglia, Neal McDonough, Alexa Davalos

Votes: 224

34. Layover (2012 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 91 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

When the heiress of a luxury hotel chain is kidnapped at her rat trap motel outside Detroit by a band of ruthless sex traffickers because she has seen too much, her oppressed assistant must figure out a way to rescue her.

Director: R.D. Braunstein | Stars: Lauren Holly, Kaylee DeFer, Joe Lando, Gerald Webb

Votes: 602

35. Evil Up Close (2012– )

Documentary, Crime

Meet the neighbor who waves politely, the friend who is the life and soul of a party, the colleague who buys the coffee. All are ready to kill, rape or harm.

Stars: Jane Monckton-Smith, Emma Short, David Wilson, Ruth Davies

Votes: 13

36. Female Prisoner No. 701: Sasori (2011)

97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Based on the movie series of the same name from 1972 and on, the updated film is the story of a betrayed Nami Matsushima, prisoner #701, who is sent to a women's prison for attempted murder... See full summary »

Director: Ken'ichi Fujiwara | Stars: Kirara Asuka, Sana, Suwaru Ryû, Jun'ichi Kawamoto

Votes: 28

37. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Burke's Seven (2011)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Mozzie was shot by a hit-man but surgery saved him. Neal agrees to go by the FBI book to see the hit-man, soon identified as Julian Larssen, and whoever hired him caught and punished. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Smith | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 641

38. The Experiment (2010)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.

Director: Paul Scheuring | Stars: Adrien Brody, Cam Gigandet, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace

Votes: 49,468

39. I (Almost) Got Away with It (2010– )

TV-14 | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

Murders, drug dealers, bank robbers or jail escapees. The stories are different, but the motive is always the same: to stay out of prison. See what pushed these fugitives to their crimes, ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Ratner, Steve C. Porter, Thomas Dalby, Carl Marino

Votes: 570

40. Hobby Farm (2010 Video)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama

Jules is put in charge of the Hobby Farm, operating as a hive of illegal gambling, drugs and sex slavery. Jules must overcome the demons of his own past and turn against the only life he has ever known, to save the girls and himself.

Director: Brad Diebert | Stars: Paul J. Murphy, Gerard Kennedy, Travis McMahon, Vince Sorrenti

Votes: 96

41. Jail (2009)

Not Rated | 131 min | Drama

Remanded to policy custody, a man reviews his options in an overcrowded jail while awaiting trial.

Director: Madhur Bhandarkar | Stars: Manoj Bajpayee, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Atul Kulkarni, Mugdha Godse

Votes: 1,111

42. Stuck! (2009)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

Beautiful young Daisy feels stuck working as a shopgirl by day and caring for her ailing mother by night. A suicide gone wrong leaves Daisy wrongly imprisoned, while the neighbor whose ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Balderson | Stars: Karen Black, Jane Wiedlin, Susan Traylor, Mink Stole

Votes: 172

43. Fidel (2009)

105 min | Drama

A Filipino worker is on the death row for killing his employer. Because of a lady reporter who is bent on doing a full story about him, government officials are now trying to help him. But ... See full summary »

Director: Shandii Bacolod | Stars: Lance Raymundo, Snooky Serna, Marife Necesito, Maria Isabel Lopez

Votes: 10

44. Lion's Den (2008)

Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama

64 Metascore

An incarcerated woman struggles to raise her son from prison.

Director: Pablo Trapero | Stars: Martina Gusman, Elli Medeiros, Francisco Marquez, Rodrigo Santoro

Votes: 2,841 | Gross: $0.01M

45. Locked Up Abroad (2007– )
Episode: Brazil/Sao Paulo Death Trap (2009)

TV-14 | 47 min | Documentary, Drama

Brendan and his friends accept an offer to go to Brazil, pick up a package of cocaine and take it to Hungary. They are sent to the local police station and locked in a service elevator for two days because of space limitations.

Director: Kim Flitcroft | Stars: Brogan West, Julio Adrião, Joaquim de Castro, Silvano Monteiro

Votes: 18

46. Don't Look in the Cellar (2008)

Unrated | 88 min | Horror

A group of college students regret their decision to sneak into the cellar of a haunted asylum on Halloween. One by one they encounter Smiley, the last of a flawed bloodline.

Director: Dennis Devine | Stars: Randal Malone, Shevaun Kastl, Tara Shayne, Jed Rowen

Votes: 269

47. Two and a Half Men (2003–2015)
Episode: Fish in a Drawer (2008)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, Romance

Parody of "CSI" in which a body is found in Charlie's bed, and detectives try to figure out who is the killer.

Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones, Conchata Ferrell

Votes: 1,205

48. Ganja Queen (2007)

120 min | Documentary

A behind-the-scenes look at the trial of Schapelle Corby, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for smuggling marijuana into Indonesia.

Director: Janine Hosking

Votes: 353

49. Framed for Murder (2007 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 94 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller