A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
- Genre: Crime, Drama
- Studio: Solar Productions, Allied Artists Pictures, Corona-General
- Keyword: prison, prison escape, jungle, solitary confinement, based on memoir or autobiography, remote island, leper colony, labor camp, corrupt official, french colonialism, devil's island, prison brutality, guyana, 1930s
- Cast: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon, Anthony Zerbe, Robert Deman