MOVIES

Six Powerful Prison Films Compared

“I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living, or get busy dying.” — Andy Dufresne, Shawshank Redemption

Ed Newman
6 min readMay 18, 2023

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I’ve long been a fan of Cool Hand Luke, the epic prison film starring Paul Newman and George Kennedy. Like all great films, there are memorable scenes and…

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Ed Newman

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