Prison

(1987)

Overview

After Charles Forsyth was sent to the electric chair for a crime he didn't commit, he forever haunts the prison where he was executed. Flash forward several years when the prison is reopened, under the control of its new warden Eaton Sharpe, a former security guard who framed Charlie. When prisoners are ordered to break down the wall to the execution room, they unknowingly release the angry spirit of Charles Forsyth, a powerful being distributing his murderous rage to all, leading up to the Warden himself.

  1. Renny Harlin

    Director

  2. C. Courtney Joyner

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Viggo Mortensen

    Viggo Mortensen

    Burke / Forsythe Electrocution

  2. Chelsea Field

    Chelsea Field

    Katherine Walker

  3. Lane Smith

    Lane Smith

    Warden Eaton Sharpe

  4. Lincoln Kilpatrick

    Lincoln Kilpatrick

    Cresus

  5. Tom Everett

    Tom Everett

    Rabbitt

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 4, 1988
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

Budget $1,300,000.00

Revenue $354,704.00

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