10 movies

Felon

July 17, 2008

A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.

San Quentin

May 24, 1937

Ex-Army officer Jameson takes a job a prison guard at San Quentin. Joe, the brother of his new girlfriend May, is sentenced to the prison for robbery. When Jameson tries to separate lawbreakers from hardened criminals, badguy Hansen tries to stir up trouble by telling Joe about Jameson's interest in his sister.

Duffy of San Quentin

March 16, 1954

San Quentin's new warden crusades for reform and for a framed inmate who loves a nurse.

Weeds

October 16, 1987

A San Quentin inmate, sentenced to life without parole, writes a play that catches the interest of a reporter.

Johnny Cash in San Quentin

September 6, 1969

Johnny Cash's concert in San Quentin State Prison in 1969.

San Quentin

December 16, 1946

An ex-con sets up a program to straighten out hard-core prisoners. Things don't go as planned.

Zoot Suit

October 2, 1981

Part fact and part fiction, Zoot Suit is the film version of Luis Valdez's critically acclaimed play, based on the actual Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940s Los Angeles. Henry Reyna is the leader of a group of Mexican-Americans being sent to San Quentin without substantial evidence for the death of a man at Sleepy Lagoon. As part of the defense committee, Alice Bloomfield and George Shearer fight the blatant miscarriage of justice for the freedom of Henry and his friends.

The Steel Cage

December 1, 1954

Drama set in San Quentin prison.

Men of San Quentin

May 15, 1942

A corrupt official at San Quentin tries to frame an innocent guard for several murders within the prison.

Women of San Quentin

October 23, 1983

A young female prison guard finds out that her first assignment is to San Quentin, one of the toughest prisons in the country.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page