Most Similar Movies to The Shawshank Redemption (1994)


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Papillon (1973), Papillon (2017), Animal Factory (2000), Midnight Express (1978), The Escapist (2008), Cool Hand Luke (1967), Escape from Alcatraz (1979) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Papillon (1973)

Papillon (1973)

8.0/10 Drama, Crime, Biography

A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.

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Papillon (2017)

Papillon (2017)

7.1/10 Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama

Wrongfully convicted for murder, Henri Charriere forms an unlikely relationship with fellow inmate and quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, in an attempt to escape from the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island.

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Animal Factory (2000)

Animal Factory (2000)

6.6/10 Crime, Drama

A young man goes to prison and a tough, older convict takes him under his wing as a mentor.

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Midnight Express (1978)

Midnight Express (1978)

7.6/10 Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Billy Hayes (Brad Davis), an American college student, is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.

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The Escapist (2008)

The Escapist (2008)

6.8/10 Crime, Drama, Thriller

Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict fourteen years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it's ... See full summary »

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Cool Hand Luke (1967)

Cool Hand Luke (1967)

8.1/10 Drama, Crime

A laid back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses to conform.

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Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

7.6/10 Thriller, Drama, Crime, Biography

Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possible successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.

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Felon (2008)

Felon (2008)

7.4/10 Drama, Crime

A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.

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Lock Up (1989)

Lock Up (1989)

6.4/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

With only six months left of his sentence, inmate Frank Leone is transferred from a minimum security prison to a maximum security prison by a vindictive warden.

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Undisputed (2002)

Undisputed (2002)

6.2/10 Action, Crime, Drama

When heavyweight champion George "Iceman" Chambers lands in prison, the resident gangster arranges a boxing match with the reigning prison champ.

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The Green Mile (1999)

The Green Mile (1999)

8.6/10 Drama, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

Much of the three-hour movie takes place in the prison, but the resonant characterization, expansive plotting, and judicious use of exterior locations and flashbacks turn the walls into windows.

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Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

7.8/10 Drama, Crime, Biography

A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

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Carandiru (2003)

Carandiru (2003)

7.6/10 Drama, Crime

Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum. Doc learns from experience ... See full summary »

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Shot Caller (2017)

Shot Caller (2017)

7.3/10 Crime, Drama, Thriller

A newly released prisoner is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.

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21 (2008)

21 (2008)

6.8/10 Crime, Drama, History, Thriller

"21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings.

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Brubaker (1980)

Brubaker (1980)

7.2/10 Crime, Drama

The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.

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The Longest Yard (1974)

The Longest Yard (1974)

7.1/10 Comedy, Crime, Drama

A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback, now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on (and get pummeled by) the guards.

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Get the Gringo (2012)

Get the Gringo (2012)

7.0/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

A career criminal nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a young boy.

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Saat po long (2005)

Saat po long (2005)

7.0/10 Action, Crime, Thriller

A near retired inspector and his unit are willing to put down a crime boss at all costs while dealing with his replacement, who is getting in their way. Meanwhile, the crime boss sends his top henchmen to put an end to their dirty schemes.

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The Longest Yard (2005)

The Longest Yard (2005)

6.4/10 Comedy, Crime

Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards.

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Dead Man Walking (1995)

Dead Man Walking (1995)

7.5/10 Crime, Drama

A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families.

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