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Chained Heat (1983)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 27 May 1983 (USA)
Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after killing a man (by accident). The prison turns out to be brimming with decadence, corruption and sleaze, where... See full summary »

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(as Paul Nicolas)

Writers:

(screenplay) (as Vincent Mongol), (screenplay) (as Paul Nicolas)
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Ericka
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Captain Taylor
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Lester
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Val
Kendal Kaldwell ...
Boots
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Stone
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Lulu
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Kaufman
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Bubbles
Jennifer Ashley ...
Grinder
Jody Medford ...
Blue Eyes
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Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after killing a man (by accident). The prison turns out to be brimming with decadence, corruption and sleaze, where the other female inmates are sadistic crack-selling lesbian rapists and the guards and warden are no better. Racial tensions are high as the inmates is divided into two factions, blacks and whites, who must either join together against the management or kill each other trying. A sleazy blend of sexploitation and blaxploitation make this movie a real winner. Written by Jonathan Dakss <dakss@columbia.edu>

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White hot desire melts cold prison steel! See more »


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27 May 1983 (USA)  »

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Cadenas calientes  »

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(cable) | (Panik House DVD 2011)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Star Linda Blair says that the script kept getting re-written and that the film ended up not resembling the script she had originally signed up for. See more »

Goofs

The boom microphone is visible multiple times during the movie. See more »

Quotes

Dutchess: Don't you walk away from me, you chalk-faced whore!
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Referenced in Orange Is the New Black: Tongue-Tied (2015) See more »

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Superseded by "Reform School Girls"
24 September 2000 | by (Hollywood, ca) – See all my reviews

I thought this was the greatest "Women in Prison" movie until "Reform School Girls" came along: It presented a gritty, "realistic" (although no real fatsos in this one) look at what our prisons must really be like. Although there was more cold blooded murder in this one, the high camp of "Reform School girls" took much of the edge from this one.

Sybil Danning and Tamara Dobson do great jobs as the leaders of their respective gangs and try to act this one up, but the rest of the cast does not seem to be taking their jobs all that seriously. This film may have one of the best prison riots ever filmed though.

If you cant get "Reform School Girls", but you can get this one, definitely give it a look!


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