R | | Crime, Drama
The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.
This film was made and released eleven years after its source book "Accomplices to the Crime: The Arkansas Prison Scandal" by Thomas O. Murton and Joe Hyams was published in 1969. The film is a fictionalized version of the book, and was also based on Murton's true-life ... ...
Sanitation detail. You too, Bullen!
Richard 'Dickie' Coombes: Now, wait a minute. This man's hurt.
Huey Rauch: You just deal with colored - I'll take care of the white folks. 'Sides, I don't think Bullen's got much more'n refried shit for brains this morning.
When Brubaker & another prisoner are taken to a local restaurant to drop off a steer; the guard drinks a beer which changes position in his hand after the camera goes back to the store owner for less than a second or two.
$2,748,079 (USA) (22 June 1980)
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