Recommended Films

Death Penalty

Prisons and  Jails

  • Shawshank Redemption (1994 fictional account of a man's "adjustment" to incarceration, based on Stephen King novel)
  • I am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (influential 1932 movie about chain gang brutality in Georgia)
  • Brubaker (1980 film with Robert Redford as reform-minded prison warden of corrupt and brutal prison)