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Reform School Girls (1986)

Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny will stop at nothing to escape but she also has to deal with Charlie the bully.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jenny
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Charlie Chambliss
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Edna
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Warden Sutter
Charlotte McGinnis ...
Dr. Norton
Sherri Stoner ...
Lisa
Denise Gordy ...
Claudie
Laurie Schwartz ...
Nicky
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Andrea 'Fish' Eldridge
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Karen 'Knox' Charmin
Andrea Darnell ...
Paula
Robin Watkins ...
Kelly
Winifred Freedman ...
Terri
James Staszkiel ...
Truck Driver
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Judge Carter
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Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny will stop at nothing to escape but she also has to deal with Charlie the bully. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Look forward to a world without windows, without the possibility of escape, and without hope. A claustrophobic world bursting at the seams with pent-up aggression and caged terror! See more »

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22 August 1986 (USA)  »

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Agria thilyka  »

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Mary Woronov was originally cast to play Dr. Norton, but director Tom DeSimone thought she played the role too 'hard' during the first cast reading and went to producers insisting the character needed to be softer. Actress Charlotte McGinnis was chosen at the last minute for the role before filming started. See more »

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Just as the riot begins, Charlie removes her prison uniform she is wearing normal panties. A few seconds later when she is stealing the bus she is now wearing a g-string. See more »

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Claudie: The last thing this dorm needs is another pussy.
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Reform School Girls
Guitar - Mike Ray
Drums - Ray Callahan
Piano - Brian Drago
Saxophone - Jerry Vivino
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Quite the experience.
5 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Don't just stand there, bring me something to wipe my shoe."

I had never seen a "women in cages" movie prior to seeing this, so I really had no idea what to expect. Which is good, because no expectations could have prepared me for this, anyway. Reform School Girls is lurid, sordid, exploitative, pure cheese, and yes, even entertaining. If you can handle the absurdity of it all, anyway.

The plot is paper thin (Othello, this is not). A young woman gets sent to a reform school/youth prison after a botched bank robbery, and tangles with the corrupt warden and head matron, as well as a gang of vicious girls. That's basically it. And there's lots of underwear. 

Basically, you probably already know if you like these kinds of movies, or you're a newbie like me. If you're unfamiliar with the genre, aren't easily offended, and have a fondness for campy/tongue-in-cheek absurdity, I suggest you try this out for the sheer novelty of it. I'll be seeing a few more, just to see if they can possibly get even more over-the-top than Reform School Girls.


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