November 20, 2023Republic Entertainment Desk

Prison Break to 3 Deewarein, movies and web series that are set in prison

Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 Prison drama film that also stood as a metaphor for the social climate of its times, and an individual’s capacity to withstand extreme adversities.

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Prison Break revolves around an engineer who devises an elaborate plan to help his brother Lincoln Burrows escape from the Fox River State Penitentiary.

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Based on a bestselling novel, Escape from Alcatraz is a taut and toughly wrought portrait of life in a prison, which makes great use of its claustrophobic setting and male lead Clint Eastwood.

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Nagesh Kukunoor’s 3 Deewarein offers a very poignant and empathy-filled view of prison, as a view where pain, regrets and hope peacefully co-exist.

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Orange is The New Black became one of the most popular TV shows, for its fresh take on prison life and its array of strong female characters.

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The Shawshank Redemption is one of the most iconic prison movies ever, that tells a rousing tale of perseverance and grit.

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The Green Mile is a prison movie, and more importantly a moving human drama, that mostly focuses on interactions between a bunch of death row inmates and an empathetic prison guard.

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