Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.
A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
Irish republican Bobby Sands leads the inmates of a Northern Irish prison in a hunger strike.
A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Only a short time after the first raid, Rama goes undercover with the thugs of Jakarta and plans to bring down the syndicate and uncover the corruption within his police force.
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
After a family tragedy, a racist prison guard reexamines his attitudes while falling in love with the African American wife of the last prisoner he executed.
Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum.
The story of the final Emperor of China.
When an outlaw discovers his enemy is being released from prison, he reunites his gang to seek revenge in this Western.
A cop turns con man once he comes out of the closet. Once imprisoned, he meets the second love of his life, whom he'll stop at nothing to be with.
Siberian gulag escapees travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.
A laid back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses to conform.
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.
In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor.
A vertical prison with one cell per level. Two people per cell. One only food platform and two minutes per day to feed from up to down. An endless nightmare trapped in The Hole.
World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.