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  • A Man Escaped

    Directed by Robert Bresson • 1956 • France

    With the simplest of concepts and sparest of techniques, Robert Bresson made one of the most suspenseful jailbreak films of all time in A MAN ESCAPED. Based on the account of an imprisoned French Resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical ...

  • Le trou

    Directed by Jacques Becker • 1960 • France
    Starring Michel Constantin, Jean Keraudy, Philippe Leroy

    In a Paris prison cell, five inmates use every ounce of their tenacity and ingenuity in an elaborate attempt to tunnel to freedom. Based on the novel by José Giovanni, Jacques Becker’s LE TROU bal...

  • Escape from New York

    Directed by John Carpenter • 1981 • United States
    Starring Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Isaac Hayes

    It’s the year 1997 and the dystopian hellscape of Manhattan has been turned into a maximum security prison. When the U.S. president’s plane is hijacked and crash lands on the island, it’s up to ha...