Keyword: prisoner

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.
Ouïghours, prisonniers de l'absurde

Ouïghours, prisonniers de l'absurde (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/12/2015
Dir: Patricio Henríquez
With: N/A
Coming Home

Coming Home (2015)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 01/29/2015
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
Gandhi

Gandhi (1982)

Rated: PG Runtime: 188 minutes Release date: 10/30/1982
Biographical epic on the life of Mohandas K Gandhi, a proponent of peaceful revolution who led his country's fight for independence and was subsequently assassinated.

Defending the Enemy (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/20/2015
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.
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...

Criminal (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/20/2015
Condemned

The Condemned (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 04/26/2007
Jack Conrad is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from all corners of the world, with freedom going to the sole survivor. The producer films the illegal event, airing the killings live and uncensored onto the...
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...

The Arms Drop (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/03/2014
Former British arms dealer Peter Bleach is convicted of dropping 4 tons of weapons over West Bengal in order to start a civil war. Bleach was indeed part of the arms drop, but he was working as an MI5 informer with a view to capturing the mastermind behind it, international activist Niels Holck, who was also on board the plane. Whereas Niels Holck made a dramatic nocturnal escape from the Indian...
Dir: Andreas Koefoed
With: N/A
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.
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...
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...

The Hateful Eight (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
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.
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...

Toto si surorile lui (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/26/2015
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
With: N/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.