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Terminal Island (1973)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  June 1973 (USA)
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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.

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In the wake of a Supreme Court decision to outlaw the death penalty, California passes an initiative that designates San Bruno island as a dumping spot for first-degree murder convicts, free to do what they like except leave. The main camp of convicts is controlled by the tyrannical Bobby, who rules with an iron hand, and the women are used as sex slaves. A.J. and a group of more free-minded murderers have escaped and gone into hiding. When A.J. and his men liberate the women from Bobby's custody, tensions mount to an all-out confrontation for control of the island. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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No one here gets out alive. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Djeveløya  »

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Outtakes and unedited footage of Phyllis Davis and Barbara Leigh's nude scenes were featured (without the actresses consent) in the direct to video Famous T & A (1982). See more »

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After a knife fight where a man is killed by a thrust to the chest, the corpse subsequently has no knife hole in his shirt. See more »

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It's Too Damn Bad
Written by Jerry Styner (uncredited)
Sung by Jeff Thomas
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Movie was fine; video (DVD) version from Canada cut/censored.
10 August 2004 | by (St. Louis, MO USA) – See all my reviews

This movie was fine, great, if you're a Tom Selleck fan. Personally, I like Phyllis Davis (who starred later in "Vegas" with the late Robert Urich). The "DVD" version; which is available from Canada, produced by Legacy Entertainment, is a "ripoff" (if you'll pardon an old slang word). It is cut for language, and other material, featuring Ms. Davis, and another actress (separate scenes, not together), involving nudity. I know, because a) I have a book called "The Bare Facts" by Craig Hosada, which reviews these scenes. b.) I have a tape called Famous T & A, I'm not making it up, which features an uncut/uncensored excerpt from the movie which shows what was cut. I am getting a VHS, used, from another place, from a different manufacturer, and hoping it hasn't been "cut". Although rated "R" originally, and even though it says it's been edited (which I didn't look to see, until after I viewed the movie; which if I had done, I'd have returned it) I feel I was cheated. So, this is a warning to any potential buyers. If editing doesn't bother you, then, by all means, buy it. In fact, I'm trying to resell my copy, as it was played once.


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