Penitentiary II (1982)

R   |    |  Crime, Drama, Sport


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An ex-con, on parole and trying to straighten his life out, decides to resume his boxing career when one of his prison enemies escapes and kills his girlfriend.


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1 October 2003 | Maciste_Brother
5
| Better than PEN 3
The only good thing I can say about PENITENTIARY II is that it's better than PENITENTIARY III, which was a soulless Cannon exercise redeemed only by the couple of really bizarre moments. In PEN II, the film is more down to earth, relaxed and "real" than Part 3. The film is still pretty much terrible but I like these junky "grindhouse" type of movies that they simply don't make anymore. The story doesn't make much sense, and by the time the second fight occurred, I completely lost track of what was going on. The last shot in the film reminded me of a Crumb comix. The funniest thing in this movie is the "villain" and his ho. The entire moment when they eat in bed is priceless!

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Opening Weekend USA:

$662,896 4 April 1982

Gross USA:

$3,178,542

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,178,542

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