Top 10 awesome movies like Escape from Alcatraz that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Escape from Alcatraz and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Don Siegel, Clint Eastwood and Patrick McGoohan . Here goes the list -

  1. Donnie Brasco
  2. Serpico
  3. When the Sky Falls
  4. Birdman of Alcatraz
  5. Dog Day Afternoon
  6. Gangster Wars
  7. Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman
  8. 10 Rillington Place
  9. Lucky Luciano
  10. The Falcon and the Snowman
  1. Donnie Brasco

    Donnie Brasco

    An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.

    This movie, created by Mike Newell, Al Pacino and Johnny Depp, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

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  2. Serpico

    Serpico

    An honest New York cop named Frank Serpico blows the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.

    This movie, created by Sidney Lumet, Al Pacino and John Randolph, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv.

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  3. When the Sky Falls

    When the Sky Falls

    Irish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton invades the Irish underworld and attempts to expose the illegitimate activities that she has found. Hampered by the system, a police consort is ineffectual at aiding her despite trying to step outside of the normal bounds. Her husband, who hates her activities and the danger in which she places herself. Nonetheless, he grudgingly admires her persistence and encourages her investigation.

    This movie, created by John Mackenzie, Joan Allen and Patrick Bergin, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Biography

  4. Birdman of Alcatraz

    Birdman of Alcatraz

    A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

    This movie, created by John Frankenheimer, Burt Lancaster and Karl Malden, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video, Tubi Tv and Hoopla.

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  5. Dog Day Afternoon

    Dog Day Afternoon

    A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.

    This movie, created by Sidney Lumet, Penelope Allen and Sully Boyar, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv, Redbox, Youtube, Fandangonow, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies and Vudu.

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  6. Gangster Wars

    Gangster Wars

    Three poor ghetto kids in turn-of-the-century New York City grow up to become feared gangsters.

    This movie, created by Richard C. Sarafian, Michael Nouri and Brian Benben, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Biography

  7. Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

    Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

    The life and times of Albert Pierrepoint - Britain's most prolific hangman.

    This movie, created by Adrian Shergold, Simon Armstrong and Ann Bell, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

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  8. 10 Rillington Place

    10 Rillington Place

    Based on the real-life case of the British serial killer John Christie, and what happened to his neighbors Tim and Beryl Evans.

    This movie, created by Richard Fleischer, Richard Attenborough and Judy Geeson, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video and Tubi Tv.

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  9. Lucky Luciano

    Lucky Luciano

    Biopic of Mafia boss Lucky Luciano, covering his life from 1946 to 1962 with occasional flashbacks.

    This movie, created by Francesco Rosi, Gian Maria Volontè and Vincent Gardenia, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Biography

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  10. The Falcon and the Snowman

    The Falcon and the Snowman

    The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.

    This movie, created by John Schlesinger, Timothy Hutton and Sean Penn, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv.

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