Favorite prison films

I love films set in a prison environment. Obviously a few of these choices only partially take place in prisons, but in which those jail scenes had a big impact on me.

Agree or disagree? Which are your favorites?

Yet to watch:
Fury (1936)
The Thick-Walled Room (1956)
Le Trou (1960)
Straight Time (1978)
Midnight Express (1978)
Scum (1979)
Brubaker (1980)
Stir (1980)
Stir Crazy (1980)
Fortress (1992)
Sleepers (1996)
Das Experiment (2001)
Shot Caller (2017)

  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Papillon
  • In the Name of the Father
  • The Great Escape
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Cool Hand Luke
  • The Hill
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Hunger
  • American History X
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Starred Up
  • A Prophet
  • A Man Escaped
  • Down by Law
  • Dead Man Walking
  • The Rock
  • Escape from Alcatraz
  • Camp X-Ray
  • The Green Mile
  • Grand Illusion
  • In Your Hands
  • Brute Force
  • R
  • Bangkok Hilton
  • Bronson