Tag: prisoner

The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968) 6.4

The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968)

When 5 allied generals are captured in Italy in WW II, it is a propaganda nightmare for the Allies. The generals are all 1 star and refuse to take orders from each other in order to plan an escape. Harry Frigg is a priva...

The Pot Carriers (1962) 6.6

The Pot Carriers (1962)

James Rainbow is a first time offender sentenced to 12 months imprisonment. Redband, a trusty and Mouse, a diminutive housebreaker take him under their wing.::Bertram...

Brothers (2004) 7.5

Brothers (2004)

Michael has everything under control: a successful military career, a beautiful wife and two daughters. His younger brother Jannik is a drifter, living on the edge of the law. When Michael is sent to Afghanistan on a UN ...

The Big Bust-Out (1972) 4.5

The Big Bust-Out (1972)

It tells the story of seven beautiful women who escape from a high-security prison. After the breakout, Rebecca (Karen Carter) and her fellow escapees find they are in more trouble than they had imagined as they become t...

Androcles and the Lion (1952) 6.2

Androcles and the Lion (1952)

Androcles is a Christian who follows that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles an...

Accused (2005) 7

Accused (2005)

On the surface Henrik and Nina Christofferson are an ordinary family living happily. But they have a problem. Their daughter, Stine, a difficult 14 year old, has a habit of telling lies in class. When Stine accuses her f...

The Haunted Strangler (1958) 6.3

The Haunted Strangler (1958)

A writer investigating the execution of a serial killer known as "The Haymarket Strangler" 20 years previously begins to suspect that the wrong man might have been hanged. However, when he picks up a scalpel used by the ...

Dachau Liberation (2021) -

Dachau Liberation (2021)

This amazing documentary presents interviews with former prisoners of the camp, who, in these terrible times, "were only numbers". Dachau...Hell on Earth. A place that brings back horrifying memories in those, who surviv...

Man Behind the Sun (1988) 6.1

Man Behind the Sun (1988)

Story of a Japanese terror camp in the end of WW2, where the Japanese are using the Chinese as guinea pigs in terrible experiments to develop deadly bacterial-plagues....

King of the Coral Sea (1954) 7.7

King of the Coral Sea (1954)

Ted King, aided by Jack Janiero, is in charge of a company owned by Peter Merriman, reputed playboy, which he inherited from his father. Merriman decides to have a look at the company which is getting shells and pearls f...

Burnt by the Sun 2 (2010) 4.2

Burnt by the Sun 2 (2010)

Epic film about WWII, a sequel to Burnt by the Sun (1994). Evil Stalin is terrorizing people of Russia while the Nazis are advancing. Russian officer Kotov, who miraculously survived the death sentence in Stalin's Purge,...

Breaker Morant (1980) 7.8

Breaker Morant (1980)

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from th...

Half Past Dead (2002) 4.7

Half Past Dead (2002)

A criminal mastermind has set in motion a plan to infiltrate a high tech prison in order to persuade a death row inmate to reveal the whereabouts of $200 million worth of gold. It's up to an undercover FBI agent to stop ...

The Inglorious Bastards (1978) 6.6

The Inglorious Bastards (1978)

In 1944, in France, the rogue American soldiers Lieutenant Robert Yeager, Private Fred Canfield, the murderer Tony, the thief Nick and the coward Berle are transported to a military prison. However, the convoy is attacke...

The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975) (TV) 7

The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975) (TV)

A TV adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. Wh...

Caribbean (1952) 6

Caribbean (1952)

Francis Barclay, a former member of the British Admiralty, who was captured in the early 1700s, and sold into slavery, by Andrew McAllister, and forced into piracy, enlists the aid of Dick Lindsay, to help him invade Mac...

Essential Killing (2010) 6.1

Essential Killing (2010)

A Taliban member who lives in Afghanistan is taken captive by the Americans after killing an American soldier and two contractors. He is transferred to Europe for interrogation but manages to escape from his captors and ...

Vengeful 7 (2020) 6.8

Vengeful 7 (2020)

June 1944. The allied troops have landed in Normandy and are fighting in France. A group of seven Dutch resistance fighters receive an important mission to help the allied advance into occupied Europe. However, the missi...

Rescue Dawn (2006) 7.3

Rescue Dawn (2006)

In 1965, while bombing Laos in a classified mission, the propeller plane of the German-American US Navy pilot Dieter Dengler is hit and crashes in the jungle. Dieter is arrested by the peasants, tortured by the Vietcong ...

Cyclotrode ‘X’ (1966) (TV) 4.9

Cyclotrode ‘X’ (1966) (TV)

Edited-down feature version of the serial 'Crimson Ghost, The (1946)', in which the evil Crimson Ghost tries to make away with an atomic device capable of wreaking havoc throughout the world....

The Phantom Speaks (1945) 5.8

The Phantom Speaks (1945)

The spirit of an executed murderer enters the body of a physician, and forces him to do its bidding--namely, murder.::[email protected]

Cut-Throats Nine (1972) 6.7

Cut-Throats Nine (1972)

A cavalry troop is escorting a wagonload of convicts on their way to prison through the mountains when they are attacked by a bandit gang. Only a sergeant, his beautiful young daughter, and an assortment of seven sadisti...

Dogboys (1998) (TV) 4.9

Dogboys (1998) (TV)

Julian Taylor, a Marine veteran and former middleweight boxing champion loses control in a bar fight and ends up serving time for aggravated assault in Retrieve Prison. Not long after his arrival, Julian is introduced to...

Tomorrow’s Joe (2011) 6.5

Tomorrow’s Joe (2011)

What does a young orphan urchin do in the slums of Tokyo? He gets into trouble, into brawls, into fights and eventually he lands in jail. Except this one is not just beating, he has a raw talent and a force that gets not...

Solitary (2020) 2.8

Solitary (2020)

'Solitary' is a contained sci-fi film about a man who wakes up inside a room to discover he's a prisoner sent into space to form Earth's first colony, and worse - his cell mate Alana is hell bent on destroying everything...

Battle of the Coral Sea (1959) 5.6

Battle of the Coral Sea (1959)

In 1942 submarine commander Jeff Conway secretly photographs Japanese aircraft carriers in the Coral Sea.When his submarine is damaged Conway is forced to surrender to the Japanese.Taken to a Japanese interrogation camp ...

The Grave (1996) 5.7

The Grave (1996)

Two convicts (Craig Sheffer, Josh Charles) learn from another convict that a treasure was buried with a dead millionaire. When they escape, they get tied up with some other good old boys and an ex-girl friend (Gabrille A...

Decision Before Dawn (1951) 7.2

Decision Before Dawn (1951)

WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners t...

Shot Caller (2017) 7.3

Shot Caller (2017)

White-collar business professional, happily married accidentally commits a crime. Sentenced to prison time, he must adjust and learn the ways of prison life. Throughout this, he struggles to do what's best for his family...

Timelock (1996) 2.9

Timelock (1996)

In the 23rd century, a penal colony in a distant galaxy falls into anarchy when an inmate loads a virus into the computer system. While cryonic suspension was used to control the most dangerous criminals there, with the ...

Son of a Gun (2014) 6.4

Son of a Gun (2014)

Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious crimi...

Prison Song (2001) 6.3

Prison Song (2001)

A young man lives and learns while growing up on the street and in and out of correctional facilities.::ravynegnew...

Death Race (2008) 6.4

Death Race (2008)

In 2012, amid economic chaos and high unemployment, Americans watch by the millions as criminals with life sentences race armored cars on Terminal Island. Two-thirds of the combatants die but the winner may earn his free...

Escape Plan (2013) 6.7

Escape Plan (2013)

Ray Breslin's an expert on building security. After reviewing every high security prison, his skills are challenged. He's set up, and sent to one of the toughest (security-wise) prisons - one he designed, himself. He nee...

Blood of the Vampire (1958) 5.5

Blood of the Vampire (1958)

In the late nineteenth century, the anaemic governor of a brutal prison institution, along with his crippled assistant, conducts research on the inmates....

Dragon in Jail (1990) 6.2

Dragon in Jail (1990)

Henry, a juvenile delinquent, trying to escape life in the ghetto. After releasing from jail, he is bullied by a local tyrant, Charlie. His rich jail mate Wayne, who has become a famous lawyer, decides to help him out.::...

Triumph of the Spirit (1989) 6.8

Triumph of the Spirit (1989)

Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his...

7 Stones (2012) 4

7 Stones (2012)

Laura Brummels is determined to avenge the death of a young boy - a death she could have prevented, but didn't. It's placed her in a prison of guilt driven by her cooperation as a reporter with a political regime that's ...

You and I (2011) 4.6

You and I (2011)

Two girls, Lana and Janie, from vastly different worlds, bond as they persevere to become a part of the glamorous lifestyle offered by the power's high society. Although they are constantly challenged by the seductive, i...

I Am Slave (2010) 6.7

I Am Slave (2010)

Based on the real-life experiences of Mende Nazer,the story unfolds as twelve-year-old Malia,daughter of champion wrestler Bah,is abducted from her Sudanese village in the Nubar Mountains by pro-government Arab militia a...