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Shepherds and Butchers, Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison, Brian Banks, Noem My Skollie, Hunger (2008), Anything for Her, Papillon (2017) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Shepherds and Butchers

Shepherds and Butchers

6.8/10 Drama

A lawyer takes on a case of a prison guard in South Africa who is traumatized by the executions he's witnessed.

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Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison

Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison

6.6/10 Drama

At California's Folsom Prison, escape attempts and riots are on the rise due to the old-school sadistic style of management of a brutal warden.

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Brian Banks

Brian Banks

7.2/10 Biography, Drama

A football player's dreams to play in the NFL are halted when he is wrongly convicted and sent to prison. Years later, he fights to clear his name within an unjust system.

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Noem My Skollie

Noem My Skollie

8.6/10 Drama, Crime

A young man becomes a gifted storyteller while serving time in jail.

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Hunger (2008)

Hunger (2008)

7.6/10 Drama, Biography

Irish republican Bobby Sands leads the inmates of a Northern Irish prison in a hunger strike.

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Anything for Her

Anything for Her

7.1/10 Crime, Romance, Mystery, Drama, Thriller

With no legal means left to him, a high school teacher devises a daring plan to rescue his wrongfully imprisoned wife from jail.

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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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Last Light

Last Light

6.7/10 Drama

A prison guard (Forest Whitaker) and a murderer (Kiefer Sutherland) on death row find common ground in unexpected ways.

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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.

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Three Colors: Red (1994)

Three Colors: Red (1994)

8.1/10 Romance, Drama, Mystery

A model discovers a retired judge is keen on invading people's privacy.

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Woodpeckers

Woodpeckers

8.0/10 Drama

Incarcerated in the Dominican Republic, an inmate uses sign language to communicate with his imprisoned girlfriend at an adjacent institution.

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Three Colors: White (1994)

Three Colors: White (1994)

7.7/10 Comedy, Romance, Drama

After his wife divorces him, a Polish immigrant plots to get even with her.

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The Hurricane (1999)

The Hurricane (1999)

7.6/10 Drama, Biography

The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.

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Nurse Edith Cavell

Nurse Edith Cavell

6.5/10 Drama, History

English nurse Edith Cavell is matron in a small private hospital in German-occupied Brussels during WWI. When the son of a recently deceased patient escapes from a German prisoner-of-war camp, Cavell aids him to reach Holland and safety. This leads to Cavell, a local noblewoman, the grandmother of the escaped prisoner-of-war, and others to form an organization to help...Read all

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Return to Sender

Return to Sender

6.4/10 Drama

While fighting for a woman who sits on death row, a lawyer happens upon new information which brings into question the motives of a man associated with her client.

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True Story (2015)

True Story (2015)

6.3/10 Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel meets accused killer Christian Longo - who has taken on Finkel's identity - his investigation morphs into a game of cat-and-mouse.

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Hart's War (2002)

Hart's War (2002)

6.3/10 Drama, War

A law student becomes a lieutenant during World War II, is captured and asked to defend a black prisoner of war falsely accused of murder.

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Hard Choices

Hard Choices

6.2/10 Crime, Drama

A teenaged boy goes for a ride with his brother and the brother's friends, who proceed to rob a store and murder the clerk. They are caught and, despite the young boy's protestations, he is convicted of murder and sent to prison. A female social worker assigned to the boy's case not only believes him, but begins to fall in love with him, and determines to either help ...Read all

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A Short Film About Killing

A Short Film About Killing

9.1/10 Drama

A young lawyer (Krzysztof Globisz) in Warsaw represents a drifter (Mirosław Baka) who killed a malicious cabdriver (Jan Tesarz).

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The Interrogation

The Interrogation

8.6/10 Drama

In Stalinist Poland, cabaret singer Tonia (Krystyna Janda) decides to spend the evening drinking with a group of friends. The next morning, she awakes to find that, for reasons unknown to her, she has been jailed as a political prisoner. As prison officials interrogate, torture and humiliate her, she fights for survival and to maintain her innocence by refusing to sign a false confession. As her years of imprisonment pass, her relationship with her captors grows more complicated.

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West of Memphis

West of Memphis

7.9/10 Documentary, Crime, Drama

An examination of a failure of justice in the case against the West Memphis Three.

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