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The Concrete Jungle (1982)

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When her slimy boyfriend Danny (Peter Brown) uses his unsuspecting girlfriend Elizabeth (Tracy Bregman) to carry a stash of cocaine in her skis, she is nabbed by airport security. After a ... See full summary »

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Warden Fletcher
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Elizabeth (as Tracy Bregman)
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Cat (as Barbara Luna)
June Barrett ...
Icy
Aimée Eccles ...
Spider
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Katherine
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Danny
Susan Mechsner ...
Breaker
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Stone
Niki Dantine ...
Margo
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Shelly Meyers
Marcia Karr ...
Marcy
Sally Julian ...
Sweets
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Max
Kendal Kaldwell ...
Eyes
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When her slimy boyfriend Danny (Peter Brown) uses his unsuspecting girlfriend Elizabeth (Tracy Bregman) to carry a stash of cocaine in her skis, she is nabbed by airport security. After a speedy trial, she is sent to the Correctional Institution for Women in California. There she learns quickly that she must toughen up if she hopes to leave there in one piece. She also eventually finds that the warden (Jill St John) is not only cruel and unsympathetic, but in cahoots with an inmate Cat (Barbara Luna) the prison's Queen Bee, who is her partner in a prison drug and prostitution racket. When Elizabeth witnesses a murder committed by Cat and her henchwomen, she spurns her attentions and becomes her enemy. Meanwhile, Deputy Director Shelly Meyers (Nita Talbot), aware of the drug and prostitution business run by the warden and Cat, also suspects that Elizabeth has knowledge that could help her convict the villains, and she begins to press her for information. This does not bode well for ... Written by phillindholm

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3 September 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Selva de Cimento  »

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I'm on My Own
Written by Joseph Conlan and Tracey E. Bregman
Sung by Deborah Ludwig Davis
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Camille Keaton's quick paycheck
4 May 2004 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

The Concrete Jungle is the gold standard in movies about women in prison. Since then, a dozen of "late night, Cinema like" prison films with naked women trying to survive behind bars. For 1982, the Concrete Jungle made headlines for being the first of its kind. Today, it is far from being taken seriously. I felt bad for Camille Keaton rape scene. Not only was she not a leading actress in this film, nor did her character have any real importance to the story, her role was a quick flashback to her only famous role as the rape victim in the "classic" horror movie I Spit on Your Grave. I think it's time to call your acting career quits once you keep getting only rape roles.


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