Guide to Grindhouse Genres: Women In Prison

Women In Prison Sexploitation subgenre films
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1.
Ten Violent Women (1982)
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A group of women miners get fed up with their lifestyle and decide to try crime. After successfully pulling off a jewelry store robbery... (97 mins.)
Director: Ted V. Mikels
 
2.
1,000 Convicts and a Woman (1971)
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The daughter of a British prison governor returns from an American finishing school, and chases after the inmates her her Dad's prison. (92 mins.)
Director: Ray Austin
 
3.
99 Women (1969)
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New inmate Marie arrives at an island prison in the women's sector and receives the number 99. The inmates... (83 mins.)
Director: Jess Franco
 
4.
Amazon Jail (1982)
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Young women in the Amazon are kidnapped by a ring of devil-worshipers, who plan to sell them as sex slaves... (99 mins.)
 
5.
Bad Girls Dormitory (1986)
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Inmates at a women's prison run by a corrupt warden and her gang of sadistic guards plan a breakout. (95 mins.)
Director: Tim Kincaid
 
6.
The Bamboo House of Dolls (1973)
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A nurse in a Japanese women's POW camp during World War II masterminds an escapee. (110 mins.)
Director: Chih-Hung Kuei
 
7.
The Big Bird Cage (1972)
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Grier and Haig are thieving mercenaries who engineer a prison break from the outside. (88 mins.)
Director: Jack Hill
 
8.
The Big Bust-Out (1972)
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Seven beautiful women in a high security prison set the stage for a big bust out. (92 mins.)
Director: Richard Jackson
 
9.
The Big Doll House (1971)
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Beautiful women prisoners are abused in a Philippine prison, until 5 of them plot an escape by taking the evil female warden hostage with the reluctant help of 2 male fruit vendors. (95 mins.)
Director: Jack Hill
 
10.
Black Mama White Mama (1973)
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When two troublemaking female prisoners (one a revolutionary, the other a former harem-girl) can't seem to get along... (87 mins.)
Director: Eddie Romero
 
11.
Caged Heat (1974)
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In a women's prison, a group of inmates band together to combat the repressive and abusive policies of the warden. (83 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
12.
Caged Women (1982)
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Emanuelle goes undercover into a prison to expose the corrupted officials who are brutalizing the inmates... (90 mins.)
Director: Vincent Dawn
 
13.
Chain Gang Women (1971)
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A murderer escapes from a chain gang, forcing his co-inmate to go along. The latter's girlfriend helps, but gets raped by the aggressive prisoner. The desperate duo next invades the home of an older farmer and his teen-aged wife. (85 mins.)
Director: Lee Frost
 
14.
Chained Heat (1983)
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Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after killing a man (by accident)... (95 mins.)
Director: Paul Nicolas
 
15.
Bust Out (1973)
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The Browns take their Catholic high school students on a picnic. As one student sneaks to her boyfriend, two others seduce escaped convicts who rape the fourth. Mrs. Brown and her husband fall victims to their prudence. (75 mins.)
Director: Harold Brown
 
16.
Lovers of Devil's Island (1973)
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A lawyer finds out that a young couple convicted of murder was in fact framed for the crime and goes to the prison with the hope of freeing them and learns the events that happened to the two from a fellow prisoner who helped them escape. (97 mins.)
Director: Jesus Franco
 
17.
Ebony, Ivory and Jade (1979 TV Movie)
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Mick Jade, a former tennis bum-turned-Las Vegas song-and-dance man, doubles as a private eye with two female dancers...
 
18.
Escape from Hell (1980)
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A women's prison camp is located deep in the tropical rain forest. Sadistic guards and a warden from hell make life almost unbearable for the inmates... (93 mins.)
 
19.
Five Loose Women (1974)
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Five inmates break out of a women's prison. Four of them are hardened convicts, but one is a girl who was convicted for a crime she didn't commit... (90 mins.)
Director: A.C. Stephen
 
20.
Girls in Prison (1956)
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Anne Carson, meeting the seamy side of prison life, finds that everyone thinks she knows where un-recovered bank loot is. (87 mins.)
Director: Edward L. Cahn
 
21.
Golden Queen's Commando (1982)
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A group of women with various criminal skills are thrown into prison during World War 2. They escape and proceed to head off to destroy a chemical lab in a well fortified valley. (90 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Full
 
22.
Helga, la louve de Stilberg (1978)
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Vicious warden Helga runs the castle penitentiary Stilberg for female political prisoners with an iron fist... (93 mins.)
Director: Alain Garnier
 
23.
Hell Behind the Bars (1984)
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A woman murders her boyfriends and steals some diamonds he has smuggled. She gets found out though,... (82 mins.)
Director: Willy Regant
 
24.
Hell Penitentiary (1984)
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Julia, a famous physician, infiltrates a prison in an attempt to find a witness to her sister's killing, but instead she becomes the victim of a sadistic warden's sexual brutality. (90 mins.)
Director: Willy Regant
 
25.
The Hot Box (1972)
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Hot action and lust in the steamy tropical jungle, as heroines break out of a women's prison and start a local revolution. (85 mins.)
Director: Joe Viola
 
26.
Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks (1976)
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In the vast deserts of the Middle East, the lascivious tigress Ilsa joins the white flesh slavery ring of a maniacal sheikh overlord. (85 mins.)
Director: Don Edmonds
 
27.
Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS (1975)
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Ilsa is an evil Nazi warden at a death camp that conducts "medical experiments". Ilsa's goal is to prove that women can withstand more pain and suffering than men and therefore should be allowed to fight on the front lines. (96 mins.)
Director: Don Edmonds
 
28.
Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977)
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A desperate young woman goes undercover to infiltrate the brutal warden Ilsa's mental health facility for the sexually deviant women, after the mysterious disappearance of her sister. (95 mins.)
Director: Jesús Franco
 
29.
Ilsa the Tigress of Siberia (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
In 1953, nestled deep in the unforgiving Siberian Tundra, the Stalinist Gulag 14 is a purgatory under the command of the brutally seductive tormentor, Ilsa. More than two decades later, the camp's sole survivor thirsts for retribution. (90 mins.)
Director: Jean Lafleur
 
30.
Love Camp 7 (1969)
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Two female Army agents go undercover at a Nazi prison camp to get information from a scientist being held there. (96 mins.)
Director: R.L. Frost
 
31.
The Muthers (1976)
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A band of female pirates go undercover at a prison camp on a coffee plantation to rescue their leader's sister. (83 mins.)
 
32.
Prison Girls (1972)
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Six female prisoners are given a weekend furlough to prepare them for their upcoming parole. While out... (93 mins.)
 
33.
Reform School Girls (1986)
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Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny... (94 mins.)
Director: Tom DeSimone
 
34.
Hellhole Women (1981)
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A newlywed couple in love finds a seemingly desolate place to park the car and make love. Soon, they will face prison's cruel reality. (103 mins.)
Director: Jess Franco
 
35.
Sweet Sugar (1972)
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Prostitute Sugar is set up by a corrupt politician. She is convinced of the futility of appealing her... (90 mins.)
Director: Michel Levesque
 
36.
Terminal Island (1973)
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It's every man and woman for himself on an island where convicted murderers are dumped, rather than kept in prison. (88 mins.)
 
37.
Strike of the Tortured Angels (1982)
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(80 mins.)
Director: Roy Rosenberg
 
38.
Women Behind Bars (1975)
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A small-time hood brings the attention of the law with an insurance scam and diamond theft, but things... (75 mins.)
Director: A.M. Frank
 
39.
Women in Cages (1971)
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American women prisoners in a foreign country. Sex and action. (81 mins.)
Director: Gerry de Leon
 
40.
Women in Cell Block 7 (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A woman goes behind bars in order to save her father's life. (100 mins.)
 
41.
Women of Devil's Island (1962)
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Female prisoners are shipped to Devil's Island penal colony. They are indoctrinated into the prison life from abusive guards and then a new prison governor arrives with planned reforms. (86 mins.)
 
42.
Women's Camp 119 (1977)
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A prisoner is forced to serve as a doctor's assistant, giving her a front row seat for the horrible goings-on... (97 mins.)
Director: Bruno Mattei
 
43.
Women's Prison Massacre (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Emanuelle, a reporter, comes just a little too close to exposing a corrupt official, and is sent to prison on trumped-up charges... (89 mins.)
Director: Gilbert Roussel