Highest-Rated Movies about 'Ex-convict', Sort by Popularity


Le Doulos (1961), After Innocence (2005), Oasis (2002), Bound (1996), I've Loved You So Long (2008), Odds Against Tomorrow (1959), The Concrete Jungle (1960), A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Ex-convict movies.


Le Doulos (1961)

A former convict (Serge Reggiani) suspects his best friend (Jean-Paul Belmondo), a burglar with police contacts, of being a stool pigeon.

friend, jewel thief, informant, ex-convict, gangster, superintendent, suspenseful

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After Innocence (2005)

Filmmaker Jessica Sanders interviews seven men who were wrongfully imprisoned until DNA testing set them free.

innocent man, ex-convict, activist, cop, soldier, father, gripping

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Oasis (2002)

After serving time for killing a man in a hit-and-run car accident, Hong Jong-du (Sul Kyung-gu) is released with no money and nowhere to go. His family has abandoned him. While trying to make amends, he meets Han Gong-ju (Moon So-ri), his victim's adult daughter. She is wheelchair-bound due to cerebral palsy and all but abandoned in a cheap apartment by her callous family. Gong-ju's innate tenderness appeals to the uncontrollably impulsive Jong-du, and the pair begin an improbable relationship.

ex-convict, disabled person, brother, sister-in-law, neighbor, quirky, touching

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Bound (1996)

A mobster's (Joe Pantoliano) disgruntled girlfriend (Jennifer Tilly) steals $2 million from him with the help of her lesbian lover (Gina Gershon).

lesbian, gangster, boyfriend, girlfriend, neighbor, ex-convict, sultry

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I've Loved You So Long (2008)

After serving a lengthy prison sentence, a woman (Kristin Scott Thomas) tries to rebuild her relationship with her estranged sister (Elsa Zylberstein).

ex-convict, sister, husband, co-worker, niece, probation officer, emotional

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Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

Racial tension flares up among an ex-cop, a bigot and a black entertainer who band together to rob a bank.

thief, ex-convict, entertainer, girlfriend, police chief, wife, dark

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The Concrete Jungle (1960)

The mastermind (Stanley Baker) of a racetrack robbery escapes from prison to the loot and is double-crossed by his gang.

criminal, mastermind, gang member, traitor, ex-convict, girlfriend, bleak

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A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)

After serving a 12-year prison sentence for killing a man who slept with his wife, a man has to decide whether he wants to reconcile with his family or take revenge on the ones who turned on him.

hit man, gangster, son, landlady, fiancé, ex-convict, dark

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Sin City (2005)

A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption.

thug, tough guy, ex-convict, vigilante, girlfriend, killer, brutal

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The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

ex-convict, sharecropper, priest, uncle, grandfather, grandmother, bleak

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Hammer (2019)

An ex-con seeks help from his father when his plan to rob a drug-dealing friend goes awry.

father, estranged son, drug dealer, criminal, family, ex-convict, engaging

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Le Cercle Rouge (1970)

After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist.

ex-convict, escaped convict, ex-cop, police chief, mob boss, cool, intricate

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

It's Harry's (Daniel Radcliffe's) third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, Professor Lupin (David Thewlis), but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.

harry potter, witch, wizard, ex-convict, professor, rat, charming

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Carlito's Way (1993)

A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.

ex-convict, lawyer, friend, dancer, girlfriend, gangster, tense

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The Asphalt Jungle (1950)

A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel.

ex-convict, waitress, safecracker, thief, lawyer, intricate, tense

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Cabaret Balkan (1998)

People, each representing an aspect of the Serbian character, spend a hectic and frightening night in a city.

mother, boyfriend, taxi driver, ex-convict, drug dealer, showman, dark

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Mystic River (2003)

The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

ex-convict, detective, blue-collar worker, daughter, police chief, wife, dark

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Ocean's Eleven (2001)

Danny Ocean and his ten accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.

ex-convict, thief, con artist, gambler, ex-wife, acrobat, amusing

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Adam's Apples (2005)

A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.

priest, ex-convict, neo-nazi, burglar, pregnant woman, son, emotional

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Drive (2011)

A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor in this action drama.

stuntman, mechanic, single mother, young boy, ex-convict, mob boss, brutal

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Vengeance Is Mine (1979)

Chronological exploits of Iwao Enokizu, a murderous thief on the run.

serial killer, wife, father, madam, truck driver, ex-convict, bleak

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This Is England (2006)

A young boy becomes friends with a gang of skinheads. Friends soon become like family, and relationships will be pushed to the very limit.

skinhead, racist, young boy, ex-convict, friend, girlfriend, disheartening

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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

ex-convict, mother, father, wife, young woman, quirky, witty

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Hell or High Water (2016)

A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas.

divorce, brother, son, ex-convict, banker, texas ranger, brooding

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Il y a longtemps que je t'aime (2008)

A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.

ex-convict, sister, husband, co-worker, niece, probation officer, emotional

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Revanche (2008)

Ex-con Alex plans to flee to the South with his girl after a robbery. But something terrible happens and revenge seems inevitable.

ex-convict, pimp, prostitute, grandfather, wealthy woman, police officer, melodramatic

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Les Misérables (1998)

Valjean, a former criminal, has atoned for his past and now finds himself in the midst of the French Revolution, avoiding a law-obsessed policeman hell-bent on capturing him.

mayor, stepdaughter, police officer, lover, revolutionary, ex-convict, melodramatic

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Snow Cake (2006)

A drama focused on the friendship between a high-functioning autistic woman and a man who is traumatized after a fatal car accident.

ex-convict, hitchhiker, mother, neighbor, cop, emotional, quirky

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High Sierra (1941)

After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a California resort.

gangster, ex-convict, criminal, girlfriend, dark, brooding, cool

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Blindspotting (2018)

While on probation, a man begins to re-evaluate his relationship with his volatile best friend.

ex-convict, probation officer, best friend, police officer, suspect, entrepreneur, bleak

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