Keyword: prisoner

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...
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...
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...

Defending the Enemy (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/02/2014
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.
Camp X-Ray

Camp X-Ray (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013

To Mikro Psari (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/26/2014
By night, Stratos works in a bread factory, but by day, he is a professional hit man. He needs the cash to free Leonidas from prison because the latter once saved his life. We have no idea how many people he has already killed, but he does still seem to have a soft side. He attentively looks after a neighbor's child, eight-year-old Katharina, as well as her mother and an uncle. Finally, he has...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cell 213

Cell 213 (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/09/2011
A pretentious and dishonest young attorney is imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. Remorseful about his troubled past, he tries to redeem his soul before Satan seizes it.
Ai Weiwei The Fake Case

Ai Weiwei The Fake Case (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
After 81 days of solitary detention, world famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is put under house arrest. He suffers from a sleep disorder and memory loss, 18 cameras are monitoring his studio and home, police agents follow his every move and heavy restrictions from the Kafkaesque Chinese authorities weigh him down. Picking up where Alison Klayman's "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" left off, this documentary...
Dir: Andreas Johnsen
With: N/A
Last Detail

The Last Detail (1973)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 11/29/1973
Returning back to the U.S. with a criminal in tow, navy lifers turn their prison escort of a kleptomaniac into a profane and raucous government paid vacation.
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...
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...
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...
Norte, the End of History

Norte, the End of History (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 250 minutes Release date: 06/19/2014
A man is wrongly jailed for murder while the real killer roams free. The murderer is an intellectual who is frustrated with his country's never-ending cycle of betrayal and apathy. The convict is a simple man who finds life in prison more tolerable, but then something mysterious and strange starts happening to him.
Last Emperor

Last Emperor (1987)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 163 minutes Release date: 11/19/1987
The story of the last imperial ruler of China.
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...

Death Row II (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
Legendary director Werner Herzog speaks at length with four death row inmates about their crimes and life behind bars. Blaine Milam became the youngest death row inmate in Texas when he was convicted for attempting an exorcism with his girlfriend that killed her 13-month-old daughter. Robert Fratta hired two hit men to kill his wife because she wanted to divorce him. Darlie Routier stabbed her two...
Dir: Werner Herzog
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The Gate (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
Out in the Night

Out in the Night (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 74 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
In New York City's West Village in 2006, four gay African-American women were brutally assaulted by a stranger. Because they defended themselves, they were wrested out of their supportive New Jersey families and given draconian prison sentences. Here, we return to the alleged crime scene, and through historical security footage, we observe the deplorable conduct of unscrupulous reporters and...
Dir: Blair Dorosh-Walther
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Plot for Peace

Plot for Peace (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 11/19/2013
Here, we trace the behind-the-scenes diplomatic maneuverings to release Nelson Mandela from jail in South Africa in the 1980s. For the first time, heads of state, generals, diplomats, master spies and anti-apartheid fighters reveal how Africa's front line states helped end apartheid. The improbable key to Mandela's prison cell was a mysterious French businessman, dubbed "Monsieur Jacques" in...