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  1. 13 Dead Men

    13 Dead Men (2003)

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    13 Dead Men is a 2003 film starring rapper Mystikal and Lorenzo Lamas. It was written and directed by Art Camacho.


  2. 9 Souls

    9 Souls (2003)

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    9 Souls (ナイン・ソウルズ Nain Souruzu) is a 2003 Japanese crime drama film directed by Toshiaki Toyoda. It was released on July 19, 2003.


  3. Alias Boston Blackie

    Alias Boston Blackie (1942)

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    Alias Boston Blackie is the third in a series of Columbia Pictures "B" movies starring Chester Morris as Boston Blackie. It was preceded by Confessions of Boston Blackie and followed by Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood. Once again, Blackie is suspected of committing a crime, in this instance of helping a prisoner escape.


  4. Animal Factory

    Animal Factory (2000)

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    Animal Factory is a 2000 crime drama film about life in prison, set in San Quentin. The film was directed by Steve Buscemi, and stars Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong, Danny Trejo, John Heard, Mickey Rourke, Tom Arnold, Seymour Cassel, and Mark Boone, Jr.. Animal Factory is based on the novel of the same name by Eddie Bunker who plays the part of Buzzard in the film.


  5. Anything for Her

    Anything for Her (2008)

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    Anything for Her (French: Pour elle) is a 2008 French thriller film starring Diane Kruger and Vincent Lindon, and is the directorial debut of Fred Cavayé. The film was remade in the United States in 2010 as The Next Three Days.


  6. Back Door to Heaven

    Back Door to Heaven (1939)

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    Back Door to Heaven is a 1939 American film directed by William K. Howard.


  7. Bandits

    Bandits (1997)

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    Bandits is a 1997 German road movie directed by Katja von Garnier. The film stars Katja Riemann, Jasmin Tabatabai, Nicolette Krebitz and Jutta Hoffmann. Both the film and soundtrack album were commercially successful in Germany, but Bandits grossed less than $25,000 in the United States. Much of the soundtrack was written and performed by the actresses themselves. One track from the soundtrack reached number one in the German Charts.


  8. Billy in the Lowlands

    Billy in the Lowlands (1979)

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  9. Black Mama, White Mama

    Black Mama, White Mama (1973)

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    Black Mama White Mama is a 1973 women in prison film with elements of blaxploitation, starring Pam Grier and Margaret Markov, and directed by Eddie Romero. The film is also known as Women in Chains, Chained Women and Hot, Hard and Mean.


  10. Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday (1954)

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    Black Tuesday is a 1954 film noir starring Edward G. Robinson. It marks a return of Robinson playing evil gangster types like he did in early Warner Bros. films. The crime melodrama also stars Peter Graves in one of his early film roles and Jean Parker in one of her late ones. It was shot in black-and-white.


  11. Blitzkrieg: Escape from Stalag 69

    Blitzkrieg: Escape from Stalag 69 (2008)

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  12. Blood Money

    Blood Money (1996)

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  13. Born American

    Born American (1986)

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    Born American (Finnish: Jäätävä polte; UK title: Arctic Heat) is a 1986 film directed by Renny Harlin. It was a feature length action movie about three Americans vacationing in Finland who cross the border into the Soviet Union. It was originally supposed to star Chuck Norris but he backed out when filming was delayed by funding problems and his son, Mike Norris, landed the lead instead. A Finnish production, this was at that time the most expensive film ever to have been made in Finland. The Finnish Board of Film Classification first banned the movie, because of excessive violence and anti-Soviet elements. Because of that the movie had to be shortened 3.5 minutes before it was finally accepted for distribution October 29, 1986 with the Supreme Court decision. The premiere was December 19, 1986. The success of the film in the United States allowed Harlin to get his foot in the door in Hollywood. In 2008 a book, "Kohti sinipunaa" by Juhani Suomi revealed that the request to ban the movie originated from Soviet Union's Finnish ambassador Vladimir Sobolov.


  14. Boston Blackie and the Law

    Boston Blackie and the Law (1946)

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    Boston Blackie and the Law is the twelfth of fourteen Columbia Pictures films starring Chester Morris as reformed crook Boston Blackie.


  15. Breakout

    Breakout (1975)

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  16. Buenos Aires, 1977

    Buenos Aires, 1977 (2006)

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    Chronicle of an Escape (Spanish: Crónica de una fuga) is a 2006 Argentine film, directed by Israel Adrián Caetano. The screenplay is written by Caetano, Esteban Student, and Julian Loyola, based on the autobiographical Pase libre – la fuga de la Mansion Seré written by Claudio Tamburrini. The movie is also known as Buenos Aires, 1977. The motion picture was produced by Oscar Kramer and Hugo Sigman, and stars Rodrigo de la Serna, Pablo Echarri, Nazareno Casero, and others.


  17. Canon City

    Canon City (1948)

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    Canon City is a 1948 American film noir written and directed by Crane Wilbur. The drama features Scott Brady, Jeff Corey, and Whit Bissell.


  18. Carne de presidio

    Carne de presidio (1952)

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  19. Clandestinos

    Clandestinos (2007)

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    Clandestinos is a 2007 Spanish film directed by Antonio Hens about a young gay male coming out of jail, and the search for his boyfriend and later involvement in ETA. Xabi was abandoned as a child and his feral life led to a many spells in reform schools. After being released this time, he meets Inaki, an older man who is involved in ETA terrorism and who becomes a true friend, teacher and lover to the youth. Unfortunately, Xabi is sent to a high security correctional facility after throwing a gasoline bottle at a policeman during a robbery, injuring him severely. Xabi, along with a young Mexican and a Moroccan named Driss, both of whom are to be deported, manage to escape and get to Madrid. They are the "clandestinos" of the title. Xabi looks for Inaki as he wants to join ETA, but cannot find him.


  20. Con Air

    Con Air (1997)

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    Con Air is a 1997 American action film directed by Simon West and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of The Rock. It stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, Colm Meaney and John Malkovich. The film borrows its title from the nickname of the Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System. While scanning a newspaper article, Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg first learned of the special program, then visited its Oklahoma City base "to get an eyewitness perspective of the incredible operation, which quickly formed the genesis for Con Air."


  21. Condemned

    Condemned (1929)

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    Condemned (1929) is an American black and white melodrama film, directed by Wesley Ruggles, and starring Ronald Colman, Ann Harding, Dudley Digges, Louis Wolheim, William Elmer, and Wilhelm von Brincken. The movie was adapted by Sidney Howard from the novel by Blair Niles. The tagline was "A kiss that cannot be forgotten!"


  22. Condition Red

    Condition Red (1995)

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    Condition Red is a 1995 Finnish-American thriller film directed by Mika Kaurismäki. The premise is that a correctional officer falls in love with a female inmate who convinces him to help her escape. It was entered into the 19th Moscow International Film Festival.


  23. Cool Hand Luke

    Cool Hand Luke (1967)

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    Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 American prison drama film directed by Stuart Rosenberg, starring Paul Newman and featuring George Kennedy in an Oscar-winning performance. Newman stars in the title role as Luke, a prisoner in a Florida prison camp who refuses to submit to the system.


  24. Crashout

    Crashout (1955)

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    Crashout is a 1955 black-and-white film noir directed by Lewis R. Foster. The film features William Bendix, Arthur Kennedy, Luther Adler and William Talman.


  25. Deadly Nightshade

    Deadly Nightshade (1953)

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    Deadly Nightshade is a 1953 British crime drama film directed by John Gilling. It stars Emrys Jones, Zena Marshall and John Horsely.


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