The best movies tagged with escape

List of the 10 best films tagged with escape, order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Midnight Express
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Midnight Express

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illy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the American government, or the "Midnight Express".

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Lilya 4-Ever (Lilja 4-ever)
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Lilya 4-Ever (Lilja 4-ever)

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ilya (Oksana Akinshina) lives in poverty and dreams of a better life. Her mother moves to the United States and abandons her to her aunt (Liliya Shinkaryova), who neglects her. Lilya hangs out with her friends, Natasha (Elina Benenson) and Volodya (Artiom Bogucharski), who is suicidal. Desperate for money, she starts working as a prostitute, and later meets Andrei (Pavel Ponomaryov). He offers her a good job in Sweden, but when Lilya arrives her life quickly enters a downward spiral.

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The Crucified Lovers (Chikamatsu monogatari)
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The Crucified Lovers (Chikamatsu monogatari)

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n 17th century Kyoto, Osan is married to Ishun, a wealthy miserly scroll-maker. When Osan is falsely accused of having an affair with the best worker, Mohei, the pair flee the city and declare their love for each other. Ishun orders his men to find them, and separate them to avoid public humiliation.

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Le Cercle Rouge (Le cercle rouge)
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Le Cercle Rouge (Le cercle rouge)

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aster thief Corey is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line of law-abiding freedom, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime, crossing those of a notorious escapee and alcoholic ex-cop. As the unlikely trio plots a heist against impossible odds, their trail is pursued by a relentless inspector, and fate seals their destinies.

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The Great Escape
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The Great Escape

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he Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security "escape-proof" camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story.

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Stalag 17
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Stalag 17

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talag 17 is a war time film from director Billy Wilder set in a German prison camp. The story follows a group of Americans that want to break out and a cynical serviceman who has to prove he's not an informer.

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A Man Escaped (Un condamne a mort s'est echappe ou Le vent souffle ou il veut)
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A Man Escaped (Un condamne a mort s'est echappe ou Le vent souffle ou il veut)

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rench Resistance activist Andre Devigny is imprisoned by the Nazis, and devotes his waking hours to planning an elaborate escape. Then, on the same day, he is condemned to death, and given a new cellmate. Should he kill him, or risk revealing his plans to someone who may be a Gestapo informer?

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Special Education (Specijalno vaspitanje)
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Special Education (Specijalno vaspitanje)

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ducator and those educated in a home for juvenile delinquents in the same test: approach, take a peek into his soul to become a man. The story of a minor, neglected boys-offenders and their teachers who try to reject the old methods of rehabilitation.

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Le Trou (Le trou)
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Le Trou (Le trou)

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n imprisoned man, awaiting trial for the attempted murder of his wife, is transferred to another cell, where his fellow prisoners are planning a jailbreak. He decides to go along with the elaborate plan, and the cellmates attempt to tunnel their way to freedom. Le Trou represents the last film of director Jacques Becker, who died shortly after its completion.

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Room
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Room

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ack is a young boy of 5 years old who has lived all his life in one room. He believes everything within it are the only real things in the world. But what will happen when his Ma suddenly tells him that there are other things outside of Room?

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