Suburbanite Ron is spoiled, young and not overly worried about the marijuana charges leveled against him. But, after being made out to be a drug dealer, he faces a five-year jail sentence in San Quentin State Prison. Physically frail and unaccustomed to his rough surroundings, Ron is primed to fall victim to sexual predators and bullying guards – that is, until he's befriended by Earl, a veteran inmate who finds meaning in protecting the vulnerable new kid.

  1. John Steppling


  2. Edward Bunker


  3. Steve Buscemi


Top Billed Cast

  1. Willem Dafoe

    Willem Dafoe

    Earl Copen

  2. Edward Furlong

    Edward Furlong

    Ron Decker

  3. Danny Trejo

    Danny Trejo


  4. Mark Boone Junior

    Mark Boone Junior

    Paul Adams

  5. Seymour Cassel

    Seymour Cassel

    Lt. Seeman

Full Cast & Crew

Animal Factory
Animal Factory



Status Released

Release Information

  • October 13, 2000


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

Budget -

Revenue -



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