Most Popular Military Prison Movies and TV Shows
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2. Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Years after he fought his way out of an inescapable prison, Ray Breslin has organized a new top-notch security force. But when one of his team members goes missing, Breslin must return to the hell he once escaped from.
3. Need for Speed (2014)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Fresh from prison, a street racer who was framed by a wealthy business associate joins a cross country race with revenge in mind. His ex-partner, learning of the plan, places a massive bounty on his head as the race begins.
Votes: 155,076 | Gross: $43.58M
5. The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Not Rated | 150 min | Action, Adventure, War
During World War II, a rebellious U.S. Army Major is assigned a dozen convicted murderers to train and lead them into a mass assassination mission of German officers.
Votes: 61,857 | Gross: $45.30M
6. XY Chelsea (2019)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary
A look at the life and career of Chelsea Manning, a trans woman soldier in the United States Army, who was sentenced to serve 35 years at an all-male military prison for leaking information about the country's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
7. Ali's Wedding (2017)
TV-MA | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After telling a white lie which spirals out of control, a neurotic, naive, musically gifted Muslim cleric's eldest son must follow through with an arranged marriage, even though he's madly in love with an Australian born-Lebanese girl.
8. The Last Castle (2001)
R | 131 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A court-martialed General rallies together twelve hundred inmates to rise against the corrupt system that put him away.
Votes: 65,521 | Gross: $18.21M
9. Ghoul (2018– )
TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In a totalitarian near-future India, a mysterious prisoner is sent to a remote military interrogation center where he turns the tables on his captors by exposing their most shameful secrets and unleashing a demon from Arabic folklore.
10. Armed Response (2017)
R | 93 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
A team of highly trained operatives find themselves trapped inside an isolated military compound after its AI is suddenly shut down. The crew begins to experience strange and horrific ... See full summary »
12. American Ninja (1985)
R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
American soldier, obviously very skilled in martial arts, single-handedly takes on mercenaries in the Philippines.
Votes: 12,568 | Gross: $10.50M
13. The Recall (2017)
R | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When five friends vacation at a remote lake house they expect nothing less than a good time, unaware that planet Earth is under an alien invasion and mass-abduction.
Votes: 6,220 | Gross: $0.02M
14. Mysterious Island (1961)
Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
During the Civil War a group of Union soldiers and two Confederates escape the stockade using a hot air balloon and end up on a strange Pacific island.
15. The Hill (1965)
Approved | 123 min | Drama, War
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.
16. Maximum Conviction (2012)
R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When former black ops operative Cross (Seagal) and his partner Manning (Austin) are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners.... See full summary »
17. Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
R | 146 min | Drama, Thriller
An imprisoned rogue USAF general with a secret personal agenda, escapes the brig and takes over an ICBM silo, threatening to start WW3.
18. 10th & Wolf (2006)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A former street tough returns to his Philadelphia home after a stint in the military. Back on his home turf, he once again finds himself tangling with the mob boss who was instrumental in his going off to be a soldier.
Votes: 5,903 | Gross: $0.05M
19. The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, War
A team of renegade soldiers in World War II tries to stop the creation of the Fourth Reich in the Middle East.
21. The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Action, War
During WW2, American General Worden orders Major Wright to pick 12 condemned soldiers from the brig and parachute into occupied France where they must destroy a Nazi nerve gas facility and extricate the foreign scientists working there.
22. Ten Tall Men (1951)
Approved | 97 min | Action, Adventure, War
During the Rif War in Morocco, the French Foreign Legion's outpost of Tarfa is threatened by Khalif Hussein's tribes but Sergeant Mike Kincaid devises a plan of survival until the arrival of French reinforcements.
23. The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)
Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was imprisoned after innocently treating President Lincoln's assassin in 1865.
25. Parades (1972)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An American soldier sent to Vietnam goes AWOL and returns to his hometown. His parents turn him over to military authorities. He is court-martialled and sent to the toughest military prison... See full summary »
26. Forest of the Hanged (1965)
154 min | Drama, Romance, War
In 1916 as an officer in the Habsburg Army ethnic Romanian Apostol Bologa is torn between remaining loyal to the Habsburgs or deserting to the Romanian Army across enemy lines.
27. The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History
Country doctor Samuel Mudd is unfairly punished by the U.S. Government after he unwisely shelters a wounded John Wilkes Booth during the night after Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
28. Biribi (1971)
100 min | Drama
Infantryman Jean Froissard is sentenced to two years in Biribi Military Prison in North Africa. He seems to get along, but as incompetence, corruption and sadism of his superiors (which ... See full summary »
29. American Bomber (2013)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A disgraced ex-soldier travels to New York City to become the first American born and raised suicide bomber, but an unexpected relationship complicates his plan.
30. Covert Action (1988)
Not Rated | 82 min | Action, War
Inside the stately Senate Hearing Room, Frank White, professional soldier, Vietnam vet and CIA operative, is fighting the toughest battle of his life: he's on trial for the assassination of... See full summary »