Most Similar Movies to Escape From Pretoria (2020)


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Noem My Skollie (2015), Papillon (2017), Woodpeckers (2017), Shepherds and Butchers (2016), My Father's War (2016), Midnight Express (1978), Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison (1951) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Noem My Skollie (2015)

Noem My Skollie (2015)

8.6/10 Drama, Crime

A young man becomes a gifted storyteller while serving time in 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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Woodpeckers (2017)

Woodpeckers (2017)

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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Shepherds and Butchers (2016)

Shepherds and Butchers (2016)

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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My Father's War (2016)

My Father's War (2016)

5.0/10 Drama, War, History

Examining war and its effect on family. A son who has a strained relationship with his dad begins having vivid dreams that show him what his dad went through.

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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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Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison (1951)

Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison (1951)

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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The Old Man & the Gun (2018)

The Old Man & the Gun (2018)

6.7/10 Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance

Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.

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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

9.3/10 Drama, Crime

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

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Maze (2017)

Maze (2017)

9.2/10 Mystery, Drama, Thriller

Inspired by the true events of the 1983 breakout of 38 Irish Republican prisoners from the Maze prison in Northern Ireland.

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Escape by Night (1960)

Escape by Night (1960)

7.2/10 Drama, War, Mystery, Thriller

Three allied prisoners, a Russian, an American and an Englishman, attempt to escape with the help of a young couple from Rome.

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Colonia (2015)

Colonia (2015)

7.1/10 Thriller, Romance, Drama, Biography, History

A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody has ever escaped from.

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The Good Bad Girl (1931)

The Good Bad Girl (1931)

6.1/10 Crime, Drama

Marcia Cameron (Mae Clark), a gangster's moll, quits her racketeering boyfriend Dapper Dan Tyler (Robert Ellis) for a respectable rich man, Bob Henderson (Jmaes Hall), but after giving birth to a child), then finds her shady background a liability. Bob is so embarrassed by her former associations that he sues for a divorce. But Dapper Dan is gunned down by a detective...Read all

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The Forgiven (2017)

The Forgiven (2017)

5.9/10 Mystery, Drama, Thriller

After the end of Apartheid, Archbishop Desmond Tutu meets with a brutal murderer seeking redemption.

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The Hill (1965)

The Hill (1965)

7.9/10 War, Drama

In a North African military prison during World War II, five new prisoners struggle to survive in the face of brutal punishment and sadistic guards.

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I Am David (2004)

I Am David (2004)

7.2/10 Adventure, Drama

A twelve-year-old boy escapes from a Bulgarian Communist concentration camp and sets out on a journey to reach Denmark.

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

7.1/10 Biography, Drama, History

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

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Lost in the Stars (1974)

Lost in the Stars (1974)

6.5/10 Musical

Brock Peters (To Kill a Mockingbird) is Stephen Kumalo, a black South African minister searching the unfamiliar back alleys and shantytowns of Johannesburg for his son, Absalom.

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The Crowd Roars (1932)

The Crowd Roars (1932)

7.0/10 Crime, Drama

After a failed attempt at running for governor, D.A. Mark Brady is appointed warden of the state prison where many of the criminals he prosecuted are incarcerated.

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Breakout (1959)

Breakout (1959)

6.9/10 Drama, War

In 1943, an Italian-administered P.O.W. camp for captured Allies goes through a series of failed escapes only to culminate in a daring plan for a dramatic mass escape.

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Chronicle of an Escape (2006)

Chronicle of an Escape (2006)

6.7/10 Mystery, Thriller

Labeled a subversive by Argentina's oppressive military regime, soccer player Claudio Tamburrini (Rodrigo de la Serna) is kidnapped, blindfolded and taken to a secret prison. Left naked and handcuffed, often tortured without mercy, Tamburrini endures days of pain and humiliation. Eventually he and three fellow prisoners, including Guillermo Fernandez (Nazareno Casero), devise a plan to escape the prison, knowing that failure will likely cost them their lives.

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