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Director:
Writers:
James Barnett (written by) &
Charles S. Swartz (written by) ...
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Release Date:
June 1973 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Where we dump our human garbage. See more »
Plot:
It's every man and woman for himself on an island where convicted murderers are dumped, rather than kept in prison. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Marta Kristen + Molotov Cocktails = good times! See more (7 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Stephanie Rothman 
 
Writing credits
James Barnett (written by) (as Jim Barnett) &
Charles S. Swartz (written by) &
Stephanie Rothman (written by)

Produced by
Charles S. Swartz .... producer
Lawrence Woolner .... executive producer (as Lawrence H. Woolner)
 
Original Music by
Michael Andres 
 
Cinematography by
Daniel Lacambre (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Jere Huggins 
John A. O'Connor  (as John O'Connor)
 
Casting by
Marvin Paige 
 
Art Direction by
Jack Fisk 
 
Makeup Department
Rafaelle Patterson .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Donald Heitzer .... production manager (as Don Heitzer)
Gilles de Turenne .... production manager (as Gilles A. De Turenne)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Broderick .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Bill Hankins .... props
Michael Katz .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
Roger Daniel .... sound
Jamez .... sound effects (as The Jamez)
 
Stunts
Ray Saniger .... stunt coordinator
Dirty Denny .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Don Clark .... gaffer
Jim Morris .... key grip
Jor Van Kline .... grip
Bill Williams .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dona Baldwin .... wardrobe
Karen Chernoff .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Jerelyn J. Harding .... assistant editor (as Jere Golding)
 
Music Department
Ed Norton .... music editor
 

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Runtime:
88 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Australia:R (1976) | Iceland:(Banned) | Norway:18 (VHS) | Norway:(Banned) (1983-2003) (video) | UK:18 | USA:R | West Germany:18 (cut)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Tom Selleck and Roger E. Mosley both went on to star in "Magnum, P.I." (1980).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Big Sleaze (2010)See more »
Soundtrack:
It's Too Damn BadSee more »

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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Marta Kristen + Molotov Cocktails = good times!, 20 March 1999
Author: David Goudsward from Palm Beach, FL

Remember Escape From New York? Eight years previously, in 1973, Terminal Island did the exact same idea. Not nearly as well, but hey - being first count for something, too! TI is an exploitation film when being an exploitation film was cool. As such, it has certain shortcoming inherent to the genre, such as street talking tough black guy, the psychotic white chauvinist pig, and the heroic woman, overcoming oppression with sagacity and perserverence. I can live with those stereotypes, but I can't bear the background music leftover from a 1970's porn movie!

Marta Kristen finally gets to play the part of an action hero - quite a leap from the laid back Judy Robinson role she is best known for. She fights and blows things up and knows how to create gunpowder from nature. Very cool.

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