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Penitentiary III (1987)

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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Serenghetti
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Roscoe
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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 Shoah
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)  »

Also Known As:

Atsalines grothies 3  »

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Quotes

Joshua: You can flush your manhood down the toilet.
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Connections

Referenced in Riot on 42nd St. (1987) 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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Excellent B movie

As far as B movies go this is one of the best. I laughed at the funny parts. The Action was great. Its definitely a Quentin Tarintino like film. All 3 are worth catching, this one is the best though. Mr.T makes an appearance in part 2 which is pretty good as well. The Midget smoking crack and kicking some a@@ rules. If you like Oz on HBO, this was the precursor. The prison footage is real raw and nasty. Definitely one to own, not just rent. This movie is probably more for guys than girls. Its one to break out around your friends who probably missed it the first time around. You get pretty pumped up during the fight scenes as well. I guess some of the acting could be better, but you could say the same thing about the Rocky movies.


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