Penitentiary Movie Review 1979

Information and Film Reviews for Penitentiary the Movie

Staff rating


Visitor rating
4.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

A realistic story of a black fighter who survives his prison incarceration by winning bouts against the other prisoners. Well-made and executed, followed by two progressively worse sequels.

Distribution

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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 99 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Adventure Drama, Men in Prison, Boxing, African America
Screenplay
Jamaa Fanaka
Cast
Leon Isaac Kennedy, Jamaa Fanaka, Badja (Medu) Djola, Chuck "Porky" Mitchell
Cinematography
Marty Ollstein
Director
Jamaa Fanaka
Producer
Jerry Gross

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