Best Prison Breaks in Movies & Books - Bust Out of Jail, Sucka

A Listmania! list by Harry Crewe
The list author says: "A prison break seems to be something that interests everyone. Maybe it's that we'd all like to think we could break out if we ever incarcerated. We all like to think that we can find a loophole to get out of most situations. Here are some great stories involving prison breaks."
Faces in Time: A Time Travel Thriller
1.  Faces in Time: A Time Travel Thriller by Lewis Aleman
The list author says:
  "Well thought-out & believable prison break."
$14.99   Used & New from: $0.87
2.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

The Shawshank Redemption (Single-Disc Edition)
2.  The Shawshank Redemption (Single-Disc Edition) DVD ~ Tim Robbins
The list author says:
  "Touching story based on a Stephen King novella."
$4.50   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,081 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

The Shawshank Redemption (Two-Disc Special Edition)
3.  The Shawshank Redemption (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Tim Robbins
The list author says:
  "same as above on Blu-ray"
$8.99   Used & New from: $0.36
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,081 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

The Great Escape (2-Disc Collector's Set)
4.  The Great Escape (2-Disc Collector's Set) DVD ~ Steve McQueen
The list author says:
  "Classic Steve McQueen jailbreak."
$7.28   Used & New from: $1.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (737 customer reviews)

Escape From Alcatraz
5.  Escape From Alcatraz DVD ~ Clint Eastwood
The list author says:
  "One of my favorite Clint Eastwood movies."
$6.88   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (268 customer reviews)

The Rock
6.  The Rock DVD ~ Sean Connery
The list author says:
  "So, this one is more about breaking into a prison, but Connery's character did originally break out."
$4.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (503 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Rock [Blu-ray]
7.  The Rock [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Sean Connery
The list author says:
  "same on Blu-ray"
$9.26   Used & New from: $4.33
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (503 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Con Air [Blu-ray]
8.  Con Air [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Nicolas Cage
The list author says:
  "Nick Cage"
$9.29   Used & New from: $6.98
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (410 customer reviews)

Papillon
9.  Papillon DVD ~ Steve Mcqueen
The list author says:
  "Another Steve McQueen flick."
$5.97   Used & New from: $1.98
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (335 customer reviews)

The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)
10.  The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics) by Alexandre Dumas père
The list author says:
  "Alexander Dumas classic."
$8.75   Used & New from: $2.98
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,387 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

The Count of Monte Cristo (Signet Classics)
11.  The Count of Monte Cristo (Signet Classics) by Alexandre Dumas
The list author says:
  "another version of the above"
$6.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,387 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Escape from New York (Special Edition)
12.  Escape from New York (Special Edition) DVD ~ Kurt Russell
$21.34   Used & New from: $0.71
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (788 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

NEW Escape From New York - Escape From New York (1981) (Blu-ray)
13.  NEW Escape From New York - Escape From New York (1981) (Blu-ray) 
$9.77   Used & New from: $4.71
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (788 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Midnight Express
14.  Midnight Express DVD ~ Brad Davis
The list author says:
  "Based on a true story of an American student imprisoned in a Turkish jail for drug smuggling."
$9.62   Used & New from: $2.98
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (241 customer reviews)

Midnight Express [Blu-ray]
15.  Midnight Express [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Brad Davis
The list author says:
  "same as above on Blu-ray"
$7.49   Used & New from: $3.55
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (241 customer reviews)

Cool Hand Luke (Deluxe Edition)
16.  Cool Hand Luke (Deluxe Edition) DVD ~ Paul Newman
The list author says:
  "Paul Newman classic"
$12.59   Used & New from: $7.94
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (576 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Cool Hand Luke [Blu-ray]
17.  Cool Hand Luke [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Paul Newman
The list author says:
  "same as above on Blu-ray"
$8.69   Used & New from: $7.04
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (576 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Stalag 17 (Special Collector's Edition)
18.  Stalag 17 (Special Collector's Edition) DVD ~ William Holden
The list author says:
  "WWII classic"
$19.49   Used & New from: $5.14
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (262 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Prison Break - Season One
19.  Prison Break - Season One DVD ~ Dominic Purcell
The list author says:
  "television show"
$13.71   Used & New from: $1.65
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (534 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

Prison Break: Season 2
20.  Prison Break: Season 2 DVD ~ Dominic Purcell
$13.46   Used & New from: $6.06
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (316 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Prison Break: Season 3
21.  Prison Break: Season 3 DVD ~ Prison Break
$13.49   Used & New from: $8.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (225 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Prison Break: Season 4
22.  Prison Break: Season 4 DVD ~ Dominic Purcell
$11.49   Used & New from: $7.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (270 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Prison Break: The Final Break
23.  Prison Break: The Final Break DVD ~ Dominic Purcell
$13.99   Used & New from: $8.59
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (178 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Prison Break: Seasons 1-4
24.  Prison Break: Seasons 1-4 DVD ~ Dominic Purcell
$80.71   Used & New from: $79.95
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Break-Out!: Famous Prison Escapes
25.  Break-Out!: Famous Prison Escapes by Paddy Hayes
The list author says:
  "Non-fiction"
$14.99   Used & New from: $2.81

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Will all the extras from the DVD Special Edition be included in this blu-ray edition? 12 Mar 17, 2014
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Who was also considered for Tim Robbins role of Andy? 9 Jun 5, 2013
If you are a fan of "The Count of Monte Cristo," then you have to read the much awaited enthralling sequel 0 May 23, 2013
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Name of Movie Morgan Freeman starred in. 2 Dec 30, 2012
Studios to Support HD DVD! 13 Oct 11, 2012
escape from new york soundtrack 0 Feb 24, 2012
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