MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,312 this week

Women in Cell Block 7 (1973)
"Diario segreto da un carcere femminile" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  August 1974 (USA)
5.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.0/10 from 118 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 12 critic

A woman goes behind bars in order to save her father's life.

Director:

Writers:

, (additional dialogue)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 949 titles
created 10 Nov 2011
 
a list of 1559 titles
created 16 Jan 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 04 Oct 2012
 
a list of 1080 titles
created 12 Nov 2012
 
a list of 1723 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Women in Cell Block 7 (1973)

Women in Cell Block 7 (1973) on IMDb 5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Women in Cell Block 7.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Love Camp (1977)
Adventure | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A group of women are kidnapped by guerrillas and forced to serve as prostitutes for them in a jungle brothel. The sadistic female warden decapitates uncooperative girls.

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Nanda Van Bergen, Ada Tauler, Monica Swinn
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Lina Romay, Paul Muller, Monica Swinn
Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A tribe of vicious female warriors terrorizes the countryside, and especially the males, until one day the men and some local villagers decide to fight back.

Director: Alfonso Brescia
Stars: Lincoln Tate, Lucretia Love, Paola Tedesco
99 Women (1969)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

New inmate Marie arrives at an island prison in the women's sector and receives the number 99. The inmates are controlled by the sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz and Governor Santos and ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Maria Schell, Luciana Paluzzi, Mercedes McCambridge
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Emanuelle, a reporter, comes just a little too close to exposing a corrupt official, and is sent to prison on trumped-up charges. In the prison, the inmates are constantly humiliated and ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Mattei
Stars: Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Ursula Flores
La seduzione (1973)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After returning to Catania after a long period of time, Giuseppe reunites with his old lover, Caterina. Her 15 year-old daughter, Graziella begins to seduce her mother's lover and he soon ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Di Leo
Stars: Maurice Ronet, Lisa Gastoni, Jenny Tamburi
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A woman who was promised to a powerful family's son at birth falls in love with another man, refuses to renounce him, and is sent to a nunnery by her shocked parents. Once there, she first ... See full summary »

Director: Domenico Paolella
Stars: Catherine Spaak, Suzy Kendall, Eleonora Giorgi
Drama | Thriller | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

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, and any infraction of the rules is ... See full summary »

Director: Edoardo Mulargia
Stars: Anthony Steffen, Ajita Wilson, Cristina Lay
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Herbert Vesely
Stars: Mathieu Carrière, Jane Birkin, Christine Kaufmann
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Gorgeous young French tourist Martine gets arrested while on vacation in Italy. After being found guilty of a trumped-up drug possession charge, Martine finds herself incarcerated at a ... See full summary »

Director: Brunello Rondi
Stars: Martine Brochard, Marilù Tolo, Erna Schurer
Nightmare in Badham County (TV Movie 1976)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Two UCLA coeds have engine trouble in small Southern town. When they spurn the local sheriff's advances he arranges for them to be taken to the women's prison on trivial charges (the judge ... See full summary »

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey
Stars: Deborah Raffin, Lynne Moody, Chuck Connors
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Andrea Bianchi
Stars: Carroll Baker, Adolfo Celi, Cesare Barro
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anita Strindberg ...
Hilda
Eva Czemerys ...
Mother S.
Jenny Tamburi ...
Daniela Vinci
Cristina Gaioni ...
Religious prisoner
Gabriella Giorgelli
Bedy Moratti ...
Pyromaniac
Umberto Raho ...
Daniela's lawyer
Massimo Serato ...
Warden
Elisa Mainardi ...
Prison Matron
Franco Fantasia ...
Chief-inspector
Olga Bisera ...
Gerda - the Chief Matron
Valeria Fabrizi ...
Napolitana
Paola Senatore ...
Musumeci
Roger Browne ...
Inspector Weil
Annie Carol Edel
Edit

Storyline

A woman goes behind bars in order to save her father's life.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

What makes a nice girl die in a place like this?

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

August 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Love and Death in a Women's Prison  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Paragon video strikes again
17 April 2003 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

I just watched this movie put out by Paragon Video (usually hit or miss with Paragon, always low budget) and I gave it a 3/10. There are some really amazing car chase scenes where guys are driving through back alleys in Europe full speed with about a foot on either side of the car and they seem to be doing an awesome job at it! I was really impressed.

Those Europeans know how to drive!

Other than that, the first half hour of the movie is full of "lesbian" scenes", (more like horny guy fantasy lesbian scenes) that seem to go on forever. I got bored. But after the endless lovemaking, the movie KIND OF gets ok.

It is about a woman who got framed to carry drugs in the car that she knew nothing about. She gets sent to women's prison and people try to make her "talk" all the time, but she doesn't have the info they want. Then there's another lady there who's father is mixed up in the deal and this lady wants the other girl to talk, too. But she goes about it in a much nicer way.

There is, of course, the lesbian prison guard who acts really tough and tries to spy on naked women. There's the tough girl who knows all the stuff that goes down in the prison and tries to be friends with everyone for her benefit. She, also, is very sexually frustrated and wants to get with everyone. There seems to be a lot of sexually frustrated women in this prison. One fakes being sick to go to the male doctor so she can get it on with him.

This is not why I sort of liked the movie. I just thought it had an interesting story. I liked the "protest rally" where everyone chanted already-known demands to the warden about how their bathrooms are dirty and the prison guards are mean. There is a really funny scene where some women are eating chicken rather fiercely. The makeup on the girl that was framed ends up looking really gross by the end. Her eyes are totally red and it looks rather disturbing. There is a long gun chase scene that got boring real fast. Bascially this movie is pretty predictable and just good for cheap thrills.

If you like exaggerated tough women, you will like this movie. It's your basic "women in prison" movie.


8 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Women in Cell Block 7 (1973) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?