5 of the Most Daring Jailbreaks

Masquerading as your own daughter. Sliding through a food slot. These are just some of the weirdest and most daring jailbreaks that actually worked — briefly. 🚨

The Wildest Jailbreaks That (Briefly) Worked Out

The plan for this Brazilian drug trafficker to escape prison was to dress as his daughter and walk out. But that may not be the weirdest prison break…Here are 5 from around the world.

Choi Gap Bok

In 2012, Choi Gap Bok was arrested on suspicion of robbery in South Korea. After 5 days in jail, the 5’4, 118 lb. yoga master used ointment to squeeze himself through his small food slot as the guards slept. But the 50-year-old was captured 6 days later — and put in a cell with a much smaller slot.

Michel Vaujour

French criminal Michel Vaujour was locked up at a Paris prison for armed robbery and attempted murder. In May 1986, his wife Nadine, after taking lessons, flew a helicopter to the prison rooftop where he was waiting. Vaujour had threatened his way to the roof using nectarines painted to look like grenades. She was eventually caught, while he was shot in the head in a failed robbery.

Escape From Dannemora

In June 2015, 2 inmates convicted of murder Tunneled out of the maximum security Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York. Richard Matt and Ben Sweat used tools provided to them by Joyce Mitchell, the employee who ran the prison tailor shop — and who is accused of being intimate with both men. Matt and Sweat survived in the wilderness for three weeks before being apprehended. All three were the subjects of Showtime’s miniseries Escape From Dannemora.


When notorious narco-trafficker Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was finally captured by Mexican authorities in 2014, it took just over a year for the Sinaloa Cartel leader to escape again. He escaped via a mile-long tunnel dug right under his cell in Altiplano Prison. Guzman was captured again in 2015, but not before giving an exclusive interview to actor Sean Penn while he was on the run.


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  • Brut
    08/12/2019 13:43

    From the "grandpa gang" to the Carlton Cannes heist — these groups pulled off four robberies worthy of the Netflix series "Money Heist." 💎6

  • BikaSh S.
    08/12/2019 18:56

    Power of yoga 💪💪💪

  • Johnny B.
    08/12/2019 21:30

    BERNIE 2020!

  • Jose T.
    08/12/2019 22:53

    And he hang himself a day after he was discovered.

  • José M.
    08/13/2019 03:28

    Y luego apareció muerto

  • Alan R.
    08/13/2019 07:43

    Woody Allen did this with a bar of soap carved into a gun. Pity it was raining that night! 🤣

  • Ashraf A.
    08/13/2019 10:20

    Antor Khan actor🤣🤣🤣

  • Muhammad B.
    08/13/2019 10:38


  • PJ R.
    08/13/2019 14:42

    panuodin mo

  • Nuzhat Y.
    08/13/2019 18:02


  • Jhordi J.
    08/13/2019 18:17

    Ese muchacho me llena de orgullo

  • Heather R.
    08/13/2019 21:36

    Dude! Ted Bundy escaped prison in Colorado TWICE!!

  • Heather R.
    08/13/2019 21:39

    John Dillinger not only escaped but freed multiple other prisoners using a piece of wood carved out like a gun...then they stole the guards clothes, guns and cars!! Not to mention when he broke out of prison and escaped while the National Guard was there for the purpose of preventing him from escaping! LoL This list leaves SO MUCH to be desired. LoL

  • Deepak C.
    08/14/2019 04:02

    lolo 7xdrrzdeezd

  • Youssef B.
    08/14/2019 14:56


  • Sam E.
    08/16/2019 18:32

    If he had kept that costume on in prison he could make a lot of money :p

  • Bajol R.
    08/17/2019 12:14

    From indonesia

  • Angel P.
    08/17/2019 13:58

    Pensaba que lo de las máscaras sólo se veía en Misión imposible

  • Rena C.
    08/17/2019 15:38

    hawig nya yung culprit diba HAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHA

  • Youssef B.
    08/17/2019 21:03

    M79 yaferi lemenama