|List of the Best Prison Movies of all Time|
O Brother Where Art Thou (2000) - Coen brothers interpretation of The Odyssey that stars George Clooney, John Turturro, and John Goodman. Also a great soundtrack worth owning.
Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) - One of the best war movies of all time as well.
Midnight Express (1978) - Note to self: never try to smuggle hash out of Turkey.
The Great Escape (1963) - Steve McQueen makes the list again in this 1963 epic that featured an ensemble cast of near heroes.
The Green Mile (1999) - A Stephen King product that featured the breakout performance of Michael Clarke Duncan.
Dead Man Walking (1995) - Say what you will about Sean Penn, but he's good in this one!
Chicago (2002) - Yes, it's a prison movie.
48 Hours (1982) - Prison movies can be funny too.
Chicken Run (2000) - Well, not prison as we know it, but it is chicken prison nonetheless.
Stalag 17 (1960) - A Billy Wilder film with William Holden as a prisoner in a WWII German POW camp. Inspired the hit television series, Hogan's Heroes (1965)