Most Popular Parole Board Movies and TV Shows
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2. The Boondock Saints (1999)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Two Irish Catholic brothers become vigilantes and wipe out Boston's criminal underworld in the name of God.
Votes: 217,277 | Gross: $0.03M
4. Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
R | 180 min | Crime, Drama
Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on step-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo.
Votes: 26,713 | Gross: $4.50M
5. Mystery Men (1999)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
A group of inept amateur superheroes must try to save the day when a supervillian threatens to destroy a major superhero and the city.
Votes: 58,720 | Gross: $29.66M
6. Big Stan (2007)
R | 105 min | Action, Comedy
A weak con man panics when he learns he's going to prison for fraud. He hires a mysterious martial arts guru who helps transform him into a martial arts expert who can fight off inmates who want to hurt or love him.
8. Bustin' Loose (1981)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
Joe Braxton is an ex-con who has been given a second chance to freedom after violating his probation. He has been hired by a school teacher named Vivian Perry to repair and drive an old ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,471 | Gross: $31.26M
9. Let's Go to Prison (2006)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Crime
When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.
Votes: 21,901 | Gross: $4.61M
10. The Wendell Baker Story (2005)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Luke Wilson plays a good-hearted ex-con who gets a job in a retirement hotel. Three elderly residents help him win back his girlfriend as he lends them a hand in fighting hotel corruption.
Votes: 5,443 | Gross: $0.13M
12. The Badlanders (1958)
Approved | 85 min | Romance, Western
Released from the Yuma Prison in 1898, ex-killer John McBain wants to go straight while ex-robber Peter Van Hoek seeks revenge but their destinies eventually converge in the mining town of Prescott.
13. Marie (1985)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama
A woman is determined to reveal the truth about an insidious political corruption. In doing so she risks her safety, career and reputation but will not stop asking questions until the truth is known.
Votes: 673 | Gross: $2.51M
15. Poor Boy's Game (2007)
R | 104 min | Drama
Donnie Rose went to prison for beating a young man so brutally it left him handicapped for life. Nine years later, Donnie is out. He's a different man with only one place to go: back home ... See full summary »
16. Each Dawn I Die (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A corrupt D.A. with governatorial ambitions is annoyed by an investigative reporter's criticism of his criminal activities and decides to frame the reporter for manslaughter in order to silence him.
17. Piñero (2001)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama
"Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a pre-cursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,259 | Gross: $1.42M
20. City Without Men (1943)
Approved | 75 min | Crime, Drama
A young woman's husband has been imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit. In order to be near him to try to help him get his sentence overturned, she moves into a boardinghouse near the prison whose residents are the wives of inmates.
21. Island of Doomed Men (1940)
Passed | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Undercover agent Mark Sheldon gets paroled to a remote tropical island with a diamond mine manned by slave labor run by sadistic Stephen Danel.
22. San Quentin (1946)
Passed | 66 min | Drama, Romance
Television viewer seeing this for the first time: Gee whiz, it's in black-and-white and was made in the 40's and is about crime and...Eureka!...another "noir" film is discovered. How about ... See full summary »
23. Crime Doctor (1943)
Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama
Amnesia victim, Robert Ordway, becomes the country's leading criminal psychologist. When he is hit on the head (by someone from his past) he suddenly remembers his previous life as a ... See full summary »
24. Convicts 4 (1962)
Approved | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
After his death sentence is commuted to life in prison, John Resko is transferred from Sing-Sing to Dannemora where, with the help of a humane prison guard, he becomes a rehabilitated man and a successful painter.
25. The Great O'Malley (1937)
Approved | 71 min | Drama
A by-the-book patrolman who cares more about the letter of the law than justice feels guilty when his inflexibility sends a family man to prison.
28. The Farm: Angola, USA (1998)
88 min | Documentary
Documentary depicting day to day life in Angola Prison mostly from an inmate's perspective. Interviews are with several inmates including one with a life sentence who is about to die.
29. Buried Alive (1939)
Approved | 62 min | Drama, Thriller
A prison trustee rescues a despondent executioner from a bar-room brawl, and is blamed for the fight by a tabloid reporter who actually started it, and loses parole, becomes embittered, and gets blamed for murder of guard.
30. Don't Turn 'em Loose (1936)
Approved | 65 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A conscientious attorney who is a member of the State Parole Board, finds his own son, using an alias, up for parole and makes the decision to cast the approving vote. This turns out to ... See full summary »
33. Men of San Quentin (1942)
Passed | 80 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A crooked deputy warden at San Quentin Penitentiary tries to frame a sergeant of the guards, Jack Holden, for the killing of a guard and a prisoner during a jailbreak.
35. City of Silent Men (1942)
Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A business owner takes a shot on two convicts, but the town has prejudices they can't seem to get past. *Please be advised that this title has been transferred from source materials rescued... See full summary »
36. Hitch Hike Lady (1935)
Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Drama
In this touching tale, an elderly British woman saves up enough money to visit her son in the U.S. She believes that he is doing well, but he is actually a prisoner in San Quentin.
37. The Real Untouchables (2001 TV Movie)
The three-part documentary examines Eliot Ness, Melvin Purvis and Thomas Dewey: three real-life heroes who battled organized crime between the two world wars.
38. Parole Racket (1937)
Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Following a long investigation, Police Detective-Lieutenant Anthony "Tony" Roberts becomes convinced that there is some powerful unknown-master-mind leader behind the gangs of crooks who ... See full summary »
Peston on Sunday (2016– )
47 min | News, Talk-Show
Peston on Sunday (2016– )
47 min | News, Talk-Show
Law & Order (1990–2010)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A serial rapist recently granted parole against Jack's wishes is a suspect in a new rape and murder. Detectives can't get enough evidence to charge him, so Jack orders detectives to trail and harass him.
Major Crimes (2012–2018)
Not Rated | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A man out on parole claims he did not commit the murder that sent him to prison, but he is killed himself soon afterwards. Meanwhile, Sharon has a meeting with Rusty's mother.
Orange Is the New Black (2013– )
Tall Men with Feelings
TV-MA | 59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Grief looms over the prison as the inmates mourn a recent suicide. Dayanara, Nicky, and Red plot to end Mendez's career by tricking him into revealing his indiscretions. Larry gives a radio... See full summary »
The Big Valley (1965–1969)
The Buffalo Man
TV-PG | 60 min | Western
Convict labor is used at the ranch during harvest time. The men are treated sadistically by their guard, especially an ex-slave who served in a special unit during the Civil War.