Futuristic, dystopic, well-intentioned, or just downright poorly-planned, movies based on fictional prisons tend to be worth seeing for one reason or another. Whether it's a reflection on society's views of the criminal community or just to see how creepy sci-fi writers can get.
Which entries on our list do you most fondly remember? Are there any particular cinematic prisons you think we've overlooked? Name them in the comments.
Escape Plan is in theaters now. Be sure to read our review.
Follow Andrew on Twitter @andrew_dyce.