Prison (1987)

R   |    |  Crime, Drama, Horror


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The spirit of a long-dead prisoner returns for revenge, haunting the prison's new governor.


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10 January 2013 | merklekranz
6
| Easily rises above expectations ...........
As prison movies go, "Prison" easily rises above expectations. Competent acting by Lane Smith, Viggo Mortensen, and a cast of prison stereotypical character actors carries the movie into above average territory. The abandoned Wyoming prison where it was filmed is interesting, and lends authenticity. Although the horror prison aspect has been done more recently, there is a certain quality to "Prison" that has not been replicated. I'm not sure what it is, but the combination of likable characters that have some development fighting an unleashed spirit is depicted quite well, in the tradition of great films like "The Keep". - MERK

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$63,792 8 May 1988

Gross USA:

$345,704

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$345,704

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