Top 147 Die Hard in a Prison Films/Showsby muybueno16 | created - 08 Dec 2018 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
7 pre-Die Hard films featured here.
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1. The Rock (1996)
R | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco.
Votes: 300,699 | Gross: $134.07M
3. Escape Plan (2013)
R | 115 min | Action, Thriller
When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside.
Votes: 218,667 | Gross: $25.13M
4. Lockout (2012)
PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.
Votes: 90,941 | Gross: $14.33M
5. Con Air (1997)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Newly paroled ex-con and former U.S. Ranger Cameron Poe finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.
Votes: 264,789 | Gross: $101.12M
6. Half Past Dead 2 (2007 Video)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime
Former WWE & WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg and hip-hop group Tha Dog Pound's Ricardo "Kurupt" Brown push life to the limit in this explosive sequel to the 2002 hit movie Half Past Dead.
7. Tango & Cash (1989)
R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Framed by their ruthless arch-nemesis, a mismatched LAPD crime-fighting duo has to put its differences aside to even the score with the evil kingpin who put them behind bars once and for all.
Votes: 91,748 | Gross: $63.41M
8. Evasive Action (1998)
R | 91 min | Action, Thriller
When Redwood Federal Penitentiary closes, there are going to be several hundred prisoners looking for a new home. Several of the most dangerous, all killers, will be transported by train to... See full summary »
9. Ghosts of Mars (2001)
R | 98 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
In 2176, a Martian police unit is sent to pick up a highly dangerous criminal at a remote mining post. Upon arrival, the cops find that the post has become a charnel house.
Votes: 49,361 | Gross: $8.43M
10. Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A police sergeant must rally the cops and prisoners together to protect themselves on New Year's Eve, just as corrupt policeman surround the station with the intent of killing all to keep their deception in the ranks.
Votes: 71,758 | Gross: $19.98M
11. Prison Break: The Final Break (2009 Video)
Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Michael and Sara wed, but the happiness is short-lived when the Feds apprehend her for the murder of Michael's mother, Christina. Once a hit is ordered on Sara, the team reunite to break out the increasingly vulnerable target.
12. Black Sea Raid (2000)
R | 82 min | Action, Drama
Renegade CIA agent Rick Halsey assembles a team of special forces operatives to rescue a Russian nuclear scientist held in a fortified mental institution behind enemy lines.
13. Assault on Dome 4 (1996 TV Movie)
R | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The mad terrorist Alex Windham takes over a small scientific community on another planet and forces Dome 4's inhabitants to build him some bombs. Windham is unaware, however, that ... See full summary »
14. A Warden's Ransom (2014)
84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The new female warden of a high-security prison faces challenges when an inmate puts up a bounty to anyone who can break him out of jail.
15. Death Race (2008)
R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.
Votes: 191,786 | Gross: $36.32M
16. No Escape (1994)
R | 118 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A soldier convicted for murdering his commanding officer is dumped and left to die on a prison island inhabited by two camps of convicts.
Votes: 17,932 | Gross: $15.34M
17. Fortress (1992)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In a future, private underground prison/Fortress, the inmates are computer controlled with CCTV, dream readers and devices that can cause pain or death. John and his illegally pregnant wife are inside but want to escape before birth.
Votes: 26,558 | Gross: $6.74M
18. Fortress 2 (2000)
R | 92 min | Action, Sci-Fi
7 years after the original Fortress movie, Brennick along with the rebels are captured and sent to a new, more sophisticated fortress prison, in outer space.
19. Timelock (1996)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In the 23rd century, a penal colony in a distant galaxy falls into anarchy when an inmate loads a virus into the computer system. While cryonic suspension was used to control the most ... See full summary »
20. Escape Plan: The Extractors (2019)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After security expert Ray Breslin is hired to rescue the kidnapped daughter of a Hong Kong tech mogul from a formidable Latvian prison, Breslin's girlfriend is also captured.
21. Desperate Measures (1998)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Frank Conner is an honest police officer who desperately needs to save his son's life. However, after losing all hope, he finds out that a criminal Peter McCabe in jail is his only savior.
Votes: 15,337 | Gross: $13.81M
23. The Human Shield (1991)
R | 88 min | Action, Drama, War
An ex-Marine who was hired to train Iraqi soldiers to fight Iran returns to Iraq as a CIA agent to free his brother, who has been imprisoned there by a renegade general.
24. Spy Game (2001)
R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors.
Votes: 139,216 | Gross: $0.03M
25. Maximum Revenge (1997)
R | 78 min | Action, Crime
A policeman, unjustly sentenced and sent to a maximum security prison, discovers terrorists have planted a nuclear bomb in the prison. The terrorists hope to trick the U.S. into a ... See full summary »
26. Half Past Dead (2002)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.
Votes: 14,083 | Gross: $15.36M
27. Prison Break (2005–2017)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside.
Seasons 1, part of Season 2 rescue and Seasons 3 and 5.
28. 24 (2001–2010)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.
Season 1 has a federal detention center takeover.
Season 3 has a prison takeover.
29. GoldenEye (1995)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Years after a friend and fellow 00 agent is killed on a joint mission, a secret space based weapons program known as "GoldenEye" is stolen. James Bond sets out to stop a Russian crime syndicate from using the weapon.
Votes: 228,718 | Gross: $106.60M
30. Hard Rain (1998)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The nephew of an armored-truck driver tries to prevent three million dollars from being taken by a local rival gang during a catastrophic flooding caused by a severe storm.
Votes: 31,060 | Gross: $19.82M
Police station prison briefly featured in key scene.
31. Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Years after he fought his way out of an inescapable prison, Ray Breslin has organized a new top-notch security force. But when one of his team members goes missing, Breslin must return to the hell he once escaped from.
32. Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Votes: 324,445 | Gross: $195.04M
At very beginning
35. Death Warrant (1990)
R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
In a violent and corrupt prison, decorated cop Louis Burke must infiltrate the jail to find answers to a number of inside murders. What he finds is a struggle of life and death tied in to his own past.
Votes: 16,268 | Gross: $16.85M
36. Riot (I) (2015)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action
Police officer, Jack Stone purposefully orchestrates a robbery in order to be thrown into a prison where notorious Russian criminal is. Balam's more than just a criminal;. He, likewise, is ... See full summary »
38. Cell 211 (2009)
113 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
39. Locked Down (2010)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Danny, a respected cop, is setup after an investigation goes wrong. While laying low in his new jail cell, Danny is forced to get involved in the inmates underground cage fighting circuit. ... See full summary »
41. Hard Justice (1995 Video)
R | 88 min | Action
When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved ... See full summary »
42. Confessions of a Pit Fighter (2005)
R | 95 min | Action, Drama
Confessions of a Pit fighter is a character driven action film about regret, consequences and the triumph of the human spirit. Eddie Castillo is a quiet man. He has survived seven years of ... See full summary »
45. Ring of Death (2008 TV Movie)
R | 82 min | Action, Crime, Drama