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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 »
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party movie! 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
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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)

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Trivia:
Tom Selleck and Roger E. Mosley both went on to star in "Magnum, P.I." (1980).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: A corpse lying drowned in water has a perfectly dry head and beard when it is pulled out.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Big Sleaze (2010)See more »
Soundtrack:
It's Too Damn BadSee more »

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
party movie!, 2 January 2008
Author: jonathan-577 from Canada

After the Supreme Court outlaws the death penalty, California circumvents the ruling by sending murderers to a secluded island, where they are declared 'legally dead' and expected to kill each other off. Four intrepid ladies spend some miserable time in the hierarchical sexist work camp on one side of the island, then run off to join the liberated comrades on the other side. There's some pretty big statements waiting to happen in there, and they come through loud 'n' brassy, but they are made in the firm confines of a rockin' 70s drive-in action movie. This is a co-ed prison flick on a cheaper set, with a great bunch of weirdo characters floating around and future Magnum P. I. cast members sweetening the pot. Smart and well made too.

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