Keyword: prisoner

Reader

The Reader (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 12/09/2008
When he falls ill on his way home from school, 15 year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. The two begin an unexpected and passionate affair only for Hanna to suddenly and inexplicably disappear. Eight years later, Michael, now a young law student observing Nazi war trials, meets his former lover again, under very different circumstances. Hanna is on trial for a hideous...
Spider-Man 3

Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 139 minutes Release date: 05/03/2007
Peter Parker has finally managed to strike a balance between his devotion to M.J. and his duties as a superhero. But there is a storm brewing on the horizon. When his suit suddenly changes, turning jet-black and enhancing his powers, it transforms Peter as well, bringing out the dark, vengeful side of his personality that he is struggling to control. Under the influence of the suit, Peter becomes...
Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 02/13/1991
In this chilling film, based on the novel by Thomas Harris, a serial killer is terrorizing the Midwest and in an effort to catch him, the FBI sends agent Clarice Darling to interview a prisoner, psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter, who agrees to give insight into the mind of the on-the-loose criminal. A lingering classic filled with gore, mystery and suspense. Starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins...
Camp X-Ray

Camp X-Ray (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
A young woman joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small town roots. But she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay instead, where her mission is far from black and white. Surrounded by hostile jihadists and aggressive squadmates, she strikes up an unusual friendship with one of the detainees.
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 141 minutes Release date: 11/28/2013
This is the life story of President Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary leader who was the first black South African to hold the office of president and whose government ended apartheid in his country. Based on his autobiography, the film focuses on his early life, coming of age, education and the 27 years he spent in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's society.
Escape Plan

Escape Plan (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
One of the world's foremost authorities on structural security agrees to take on one last job: breaking out of an ultra-secret, high-tech facility called "The Tomb." Deceived and wrongly imprisoned, Ray Breslin must recruit fellow inmate Emil Rottmayer to help devise a daring, nearly impossible plan to escape from the most protected and fortified prison ever built.

Death March (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
Starred Up

Starred Up (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
19-year-old Eric is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies in both prison authorities and fellow inmates - and his already volatile relationship with his father is pushed past the breaking point - Eric is approached by a volunteer psychotherapist, who runs an anger management group for prisoners. Torn...
Green Mile

The Green Mile (1999)

Rated: R Runtime: 187 minutes Release date: 12/09/1999
A story told in flashback and narrarted by Paul Edgecomb, now living in an old-age home six decades after working as the head guard on Death Row at a Southen Prison named Cold Mountain Penitentiary. Travelling back to 1935, during the Great Depression, the former prison guard, Edgecomb, reflects on how he developed a poignant, unusual relationship with this one inmate, sentenced to Death Row, who...
Aftershock

Aftershock (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 05/09/2013
A hapless American tourist is looking for the time of his life in Chile. Nicknamed "Gringo" by his two Chilean pals Ariel and Pollo, he has been having fun, but not as much luck with the ladies as hoped, until the trio meet Russian model Irina, non-stop party girl Kylie and her serious sister Monica. The three women agree to go with them to the coastal town of Valparaíso. As they are all having a...
Unbroken

Unbroken (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/24/2014
The life story of Lou Zamperini, a high school track star who made an appearance in the 1936 Olympics. In World War II he was in the United States Air Force and his plane crashed in the Pacific. He survived without food and water for 47 days until washing up ashore on a Japanese island behind enemy lines, where he was held as a prisoner of war for two years and tortured by his captors.
Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Rated: R Runtime: 183 minutes Release date: 11/29/1978
A group of Russian-American friends from a small Pennsylvannia industrial town prepare to leave for Vietnam. When they return from the war, their lives are indelibly changed.
Railway Man

The Railway Man (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 04/10/2014
When Japanese forces overrun Singapore in 1942, thousands of soldiers are taken prisoner. Eric Lomax, a 21-year-old engineer and railway enthusiast, is sent to work on the construction of the notorious Death Railway in Thailand, where Eric witnesses unimaginable suffering and is tortured for building a secret radio. After the war, he returns home, haunted by the face of one young Japanese officer...

Criminal (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/14/2014

Defending the Enemy (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/06/2014
Film based on the true story of Japanese General Homma, "The Beast of Bataan," who was implicated in the Japanese Bataan Death March. 10,000 American and Filipino soldiers died on the forced march to captivity in 1942. Homma's young lawyer tries the case, his first, and fights against the death penalty for his client.
Wrath of the Crows

Wrath of the Crows (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
In a dirty, squalid narrow jail, prisoners are forced to suffer injustices both from their guards and the ruling officer. Feared by all, however, is a man nobody there has ever seen - the Judge! When new prisoner Princess arrives, seemingly out of nowhere and dressed only in a crow's feather coat, her radiating and sensual appearance begins to cause not only curiosity, but also envy, suspicion and...
Great Escape

The Great Escape (1962)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 168 minutes Release date: 11/29/1962
Stalag Luft III is a maximum-security prisoner-of-war camp designed to be escape-proof, but the inmates have a daring plan to bust out hundreds of POWs in one night. Based on a true story.
Mars at Sunrise

Mars at Sunrise (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 02/06/2014
While waiting at a checkpoint in Jenin, Azzadeh - a young Jewish American poet traveling in Israel for the first time - meets Khaled, a Palestinian painter forced from his home in East Jerusalem. Azzadeh accepts a ride from the handsome stranger, whose life unfolds before her as the two come face to face at the next checkpoint with Eyal, the young officer who once interrogated Khaled. Khaled tells...
Coming Home

Coming Home (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/28/2014
Lu Yanshi and Feng Wanyu are a devoted married couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner, just as his wife is injured in an accident. Lu returns home to find that Feng has amnesia and remembers little of her past. Although she waits for her husband's return, she doesn't recognize Lu, who determines to resurrect their past together and reawaken...

The Gate (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 12/16/2014
Healing

Healing (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/07/2014
Convicted felon Viktor Khadem has given up on life and spends his days on a low-security prison farm alone. New case worker Matt Perry arrives at the farm with a new idea for a program pairing inmates with injured raptors - eagles, owls and falcons - in an effort at rehabilitation. At first, Viktor rejects the wedge tailed eagle he's supposed to help heal, but soon the two wounded creatures are...

Rabbit (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
A therapist working in collaboration with a correctional facility's Pet Partnership Program entrusts a small white rabbit to a female prisoner . In the confinement of the inmate's cell , will she be able to transcend her circumstances and connect with the animal?

Toto si surorile lui (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
During their mother's imprisonment, Toto passionately learns dancing, reading and writing, while his sisters try to keep the family together in a world that no longer encourages the innocence of childhood.
Dir: Alexander Nanau
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