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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
Ric Mancini ...
Warden
Marie Burrell Fanaka ...
Chelsea Remington
Raymond Kessler ...
Midnight Thud Jessup (as The Haiti Kid)
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Joshua
Magic Schwarz ...
Hugo
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Cleopatra
Big Bull Bates ...
Simp
Big Yank ...
Rock
Bert Williams ...
Tim Shoah
Mark Kemble ...
Rufus
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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

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

Follows Penitentiary II (1982) 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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Sinking it's way to the top
1 March 2000 | by (Torrance, Ca) – See all my reviews

When a movie reaches an all time low it truly has a foot above the rest. I laughed so hard watching this movie because of how many dumb scenes that were in the movie that I found it well worth watching over and over again. As a matter of fact, I showed my friends and they loved it for the same reasons.

I later went back to the earlier episodes (Penitentiary I,II) but they just didn't have the same impact. Not that they were any better. It's just that Penitentiary III has put a new level into moronic movie making that it fits right into the "so dumb I'll have to watch it again" category.


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