5 Movies Like Escape From Pretoria To Watch

Best Movies Like Escape from Pretoria

Here is our list of Movies like Escape from Pretoria that we are sure you will enjoy. Taking place during the tumultuous apartheid years of South Africa, Escape From Pretoria is a thrilling thriller based on the true story of the prison break of two political prisoners.

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Shepherds and Butchers

Year: 2016

Director: Oliver Schmitz

During the course of representing a prison guard in South Africa who has been traumatized by the executions he witnessed, a lawyer takes on the case.

The Escapist

Year: 2008

Director: Rupert Wyatt

When Frank is 14 years old, he is serving a life sentence in a London prison when he decides that it’s time to break out of the prison to make things right with his sick junkie daughter. He plans an ingenious escape requiring 4 inmates with different skills.


Year: 2007

Director: David Fincher

A San Francisco cartoonist becomes obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree between 1968 and 1983.

The Interpreter

Year: 2005

Director: Sydney Pollack

An example of political intrigue and deception can be found inside the United Nations, where a U.S. Secret Service agent is assigned to investigate an interpreter who overhears an assassination plot while he is working at the United Nations.


Year: 2013

Director: Jérôme Salle

An investigation is being conducted by policemen Ali Sokhela and Brian Epkeen into the brutal murder of a young white woman, which may have been triggered by a new illegal drug and linked to the disappearance of black street children.

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