Best Prison Movies of All Time

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Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

25. Sleepers
> Released: 1996
> Starring: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt
> Prison: Wilkinson Home for Boys
> Awards won: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 4 nominations

Source: Courtesy of First Look Pictures

24. Chopper
> Released: 2000
> Starring: Eric Bana, Simon Lyndon, Vince Colosimo
> Prison: Pentridge Prison
> Awards won: 12 wins & 14 nominations

Source: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

23. Carandiru
> Released: 2003
> Starring: Enrique Diaz, Wagner Moura, Caio Blat
> Prison: Carandiru Penitentiary
> Awards won: 13 wins & 25 nominations

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

22. Escape from Alcatraz
> Released: 1979
> Starring: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom
> Prison: Alcatraz
> Awards won: N/A

Source: Courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films

21. The Experiment
> Released: 2001
> Starring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Berkel, Oliver Stokowski
> Prison: N/A
> Awards won: 14 wins & 13 nominations