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Caged Heat (1974)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  14 June 1975 (Japan)
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A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow. The iron-handed superintendent takes exception to a skit performed by the girls and takes punitive steps, aided by the sadistic ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Juanita Brown ...
Maggie
Roberta Collins ...
Belle Tyson
Erica Gavin ...
Jacqueline Wilson
Ella Reid ...
Pandora
Cheryl Smith ...
Lavelle (as Rainbeaux Smith)
Warren Miller ...
Dr. Randolph
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Supt. McQueen
Crystin Sinclaire ...
Crazy Alice (as Lynda Gold)
Mickey Fox ...
Bernice
Toby Carr Rafelson ...
Pinter (as Tobi Carr Refelson)
Ann Stockdale ...
Bonnie
Irene Stokes ...
Hazel
Cynthia Songé ...
Rosemary (as Cynthia Songey)
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Undercover Wrestler
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Dream Man
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A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow. The iron-handed superintendent takes exception to a skit performed by the girls and takes punitive steps, aided by the sadistic doctor who is doing illegal electroshock experiments and raping drugged prisoners. After a while the prisoners put away their petty differences and plan the Big Prison Escape. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Women's prison U.S.A. - Rape Riot and Revenge! White Hot Desires melting cold prison steel!

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Directorial Debut Of Jonathan Demme. See more »

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Supt. McQueen: That show of yours last night was positively disgusting. Given the chance to express yourselves you went straight to the gutter. Even for criminals you're just a particularly poor reflection on womanhood.
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Mediocre 70s women-in-prison film.
5 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Caged Heat has all the typical elements of a 70s women-in-prison film; a cruelly sadistic warden and prison guards, wrongfully imprisoned inmates, lust-crazed, predatory lesbians, inmate rivalries, etc. This particular film genre, was as ubiquitous during the 70s, as the Afro hairdo.

It's a Roger Corman pic, starring Roberta Collins, and a few other actors who appeared in many of his other AIP films. It has the low-budget veneer of Corman's other films, along with the nudity, gratuitous sex, over-the-top violence, and subversive story-lines that are Corman's signature as a producer.

This movie isn't the worst of the low-budget women-in-prison films, but I've seen better. For those that like this movie genre, Caged Heat offers adequate, if mediocre entertainment.


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