Best Prison Movies of All Time

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5. Cool Hand Luke
> Released: 1967
> Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin
> Prison: Unnamed Florida prison
> Awards won: Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations

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4. Toy Story 3
> Released: 2010
> Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack
> Prison: Sunnyside Daycare
> Awards won: Won 2 Oscars. Another 58 wins & 91 nominations

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3. The Shawshank Redemption
> Released: 1994
> Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton
> Prison: Shawshank State Penitentiary
> Awards won: Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 19 wins & 30 nominations

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2. A Man Escaped
> Released: 1956
> Starring: François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock
> Prison: Montluc prison
> Awards won: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations

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1. La Grande Illusion
> Released: 1937
> Starring: Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay
> Prison: German P.O.W. camp
> Awards won: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 1 nomination