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Penitentiary III (1987)

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A man is framed for murder and sent to prison. He is beaten and tortured, then forced to fight the prison's worst killer, a martial-arts fighting midget called Thud.

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Cast

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Serenghetti
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Roscoe
Ric Mancini ...
Warden
Marie Burrell Fanaka ...
Chelsea Remington
Raymond Kessler ...
Midnight Thud Jessup (as The Haiti Kid)
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Joshua
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Hugo
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Cleopatra
Big Bull Bates ...
Simp
Big Yank ...
Rock
Bert Williams ...
Tim Shosh
Mark Kemble ...
Rufus
Jack Rader ...
Fred
Madison Campudoni ...
El Cid
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A man is framed for murder and sent to prison. He is beaten and tortured, then forced to fight the prison's worst killer, a martial-arts fighting midget called Thud.

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Comedy | Crime | Sport

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4 September 1987 (USA)  »

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Quotes

Warden: You know what your trouble is, Serenghetti? You've seen too many bad prison movies.
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Zigra (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

You & I (Gimme A Minute) (Love Theme from "Penitentiary III")
Performed by Freda Payne and Lenny Williams
Special
Performed by Yarbrough & Peoples with special guest "Dorian"
Can't Let It Go
Performed by La Rue
Bustin' Out
performed by Rodney Franklin
Do The Prep
Performed by Midnight Star
Sweeter Than Candy
Performed by The Gap Band
Cold Stupid
Performed by New Choice
No Mission's Impossible
Performed by Shawnie G.
I Know You Are
Performed by Lotti Dotti
Just A Touch
Performed by James Reese
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A worthy companion piece for RAGING BULL...if RAGING BULL were directed by Ed Wood!
5 December 2001 | by (UNITED STATES) – See all my reviews

There is no way that this movie could have been made to be taken seriously. I won't give away the plot(because it is so ludicrous that your mouth will be agape for the entire running time, I kid you not!), but ask anyone who has seen this about "The Midnight Thud" and get ready to see that person collapse in a fit of laughter. HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION FOR SHEER STUPIDITY!!!


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