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Lock Up (1989)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  4 August 1989 (USA)
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Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a hell-hole ... See full summary »

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Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a hell-hole prison after his administration was publicly humiliated by Leone, and has now arrived on the scene to ensure that Leone never sees the light of day. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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How much can a man take...before he gives back? See more »


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4 August 1989 (USA)  »

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Condena brutal  »

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$24,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$22,099,847 (USA)
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Trivia

Chuck Wepner, the real-life inspiration for Rocky (1976), was an inmate at the prison where the film was shot. Sylvester Stallone greeted Wepner and told the other inmates that Wepner was "the real Rocky". See more »

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The inmate that gets the wind knocked out of him by Eclipse during the football game hat flies off, but it miraculously appears back on his head. See more »

Quotes

Chink Weber: [football bounces off Leone] Feel somethin', Leone?
Chink Weber: Wanna play? They're a man short.
Chink Weber: [Leone and 1st Base walk away] HEY! I'm talkin' to you!
[to 1st]
Chink Weber: Hey punk! When're ya gonna paint your nails and answer to the name "bitch"?
First Base: Hey, you know, you got a big mouth! Whyncha keep it shut?
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VEHICLE
Written by Jim Peterik
Performed by The Ides of March
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Possibly the best Stallone movie?!
11 February 2000 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is a definite must for anyone following Stallone's movies! It is great in its storyline, its atmosphere, its characters and its ending! If you let it, it'll really grip you and hold you in tight suspense till the very end of the drama. I'd say this is one of the most underrated movies ever. If someone knows why, please write me a note.


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