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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Richard Smith (written by) and
Jeb Stuart (written by) ...
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Release Date:
4 August 1989 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
How much can a man take...before he gives back? See more »
Plot:
Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Great movie,Stallone is back after Rambo's success See more (58 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Sylvester Stallone ... Frank Leone

Donald Sutherland ... Warden Drumgoole

John Amos ... Captain Meissner

Sonny Landham ... Chink Weber

Tom Sizemore ... Dallas

Frank McRae ... Eclipse

Darlanne Fluegel ... Melissa

William Allen Young ... Braden

Larry Romano ... First Base

Jordan Lund ... Manly
John Lilla ... Wiley

Dean Rader-Duval ... Ernie (as Dean Duval)
Jerry Strivelli ... Louie Munafo
David Anthony Marshall ... Mastrone
Kurek Ashley ... Chink's Gang Member
Michael Petroni ... Chink's Gang Member

Danny Trejo ... Chink's Gang Member
Frank D'Annibale ... Guard
Tony Lip ... Guard
Clarence Moore ... Guard
Joe Pentangelo ... Guard (as Joe Pentangello)
Eli Rich ... Guard
Bo Rucker ... Guard
Randy Sandkuhl ... Guard
Robert Vazquez ... Officer Vasquez
Tony Munafo ... Prisoner

Frank Pesce ... Johnson
Troy Curvey Jr. ... Prison Receptionist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anthony Gray ... Prison Mechanic (uncredited)

Directed by
John Flynn 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Richard Smith (written by) and
Jeb Stuart (written by) and
Henry Rosenbaum (written by)

Produced by
Michael S. Glick .... executive producer
Charles Gordon .... producer
Lawrence Gordon .... producer
Lloyd Levin .... co-producer
Tony Munafo .... associate producer
Adam Simon .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Bill Conti 
 
Cinematography by
Donald E. Thorin (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Don Brochu  (as Donald Brochu)
Robert A. Ferretti 
Michael N. Knue 
Barry B. Leirer 
 
Casting by
Joy Todd 
 
Production Design by
Bill Kenney 
 
Set Decoration by
George DeTitta Sr. 
 
Costume Design by
Bernie Pollack 
 
Makeup Department
Ann Brodie .... makeup artist: Mr. Sutherland
Colleen Callaghan .... hair stylist
Dennis Liddiard .... makeup artist: Los Angeles
Gary Liddiard .... makeup supervisor
Bruce Wayne .... hair stylist
Allen Weisinger .... makeup artist: New York (as Alan Weisinger)
 
Production Management
Michael S. Glick .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Newt Arnold .... first assistant director
Nelson Cabrera .... second assistant director
Nelson Cabrera .... second unit director
Frank Capra III .... second assistant director
Stephen A. Glanzrock .... second assistant director
David Lux .... second unit director
Tracy Rosenthal-Newsom .... second assistant director (as Tracy Rosenthal)
David Sosna .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Jerry Adams .... set decorator: Los Angeles
Clete Cetrone .... construction foreman
Gerald DeTitta .... leadman
Brian J. Geary .... propmaker
Bruce J. Gfeller .... construction coordinator
Bill Groom .... art director: New York
Kurt V. Hulett .... set dresser
David L. McGuire .... set dresser
Sam Moore .... property master
Christopher Nelson .... set dresser
Lee N. Sforza .... propmaker foreman
William Ladd Skinner .... art director: Los Angeles (as Wm. Ladd Skinner)
Tom von Badinski .... welder
 
Sound Department
Walter Baker .... sound re-recording engineer (as Walter L. Baker)
Rachel Bayon .... assistant sound editor (as Rachel Shaw-Bayon)
Bill W. Benton .... sound re-recording mixer
James Beshears .... supervising adr editor
John Brilhante .... sound re-recordist (as John W. Brilhante)
David B. Cohn .... supervising sound editor
Carlos Delarios .... sound re-recording mixer
Michael J. Kohut .... sound re-recording mixer
Gary Mundheim .... sound editor
Bob Newlan .... sound editor
Alan L. Nineberg .... adr editor
Mark Ormandy .... assistant sound editor
Bill Rojas .... sound facility supervisor
Louis Sabat .... sound recordist
Dan Sharp .... sound re-recordist
John Sheridan .... boom operator
Gordon Webb .... boom operator
Charles M. Wilborn .... sound mixer (as Charlie Wilborn)
James Beshears .... adr supervisor (uncredited)
Ed Callahan .... sound editor (uncredited)
Jerry Jacobson .... adr editor (uncredited)
David Williams .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Joe Digaetano .... special effects coordinator
David Domeyer .... special effects: Los Angeles (as Dave Domeyer)
Edward Drohan .... special effects
Terry Erickson .... special effects
David Fletcher .... special effects foreman
R.J. Hohman .... special effects crew
Robert Wilson Jr. .... special effects: New York
Robert Wilson Sr. .... special effects: New York
 
Visual Effects by
Joneva Barry .... miniatures painter: Introvision
John Coats .... visual effects camera: Introvision
Tim Donahue .... visual effects art director: Introvision
Richard Kilroy .... miniatures painter: Introvision
John P. Mesa .... visual effects cameraman
William Mesa .... visual effects supervisor
Issy Shabtay .... visual effects coordinator
Marcus Tate .... visual effects cameraman: introvision system camera
Warren E. Riggs .... model maker (uncredited)
Rick Taylor .... visual effects cameraman (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Danny Aiello III .... stunts
Jay Boryea .... stunts
Paul Bucossi .... stunts
Peter Bucossi .... stunts
Carl Ciarfalio .... stunts
Gary Compton .... stunts (as Garry Campton)
Doc Duhame .... stunts (as Doc Duhane)
Andy Duppin .... stunts
Danny Epper .... stunts
Tommy J. Huff .... stunts (as Tom Huff)
Matt Johnston .... stunts
Gene LeBell .... stunts
Curtis Lupo .... stunts
Tom Lupo .... stunts
Reggie McElroy .... stunts
Bobby McLaughlin .... stunts (as Bobby Travis McLaughlin)
Bennie Moore .... stunts (as Benny Moore)
Phil Neilson .... stunts (as Phil Nielson)
Jeff O'Haco .... stunts
Frank Orsatti .... stunt coordinator
Manny Perry .... stunts
Rex Pierson .... stunts
Jeff Ward .... stunts
Richard Washington .... stunts
George P. Wilbur .... stunts (as George Wilbur)
Glenn R. Wilder .... stunts (as Glen Wilder)
Mark De Alessandro .... stunt double: Sylvester Stallone (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Aguirre .... assistant camera
James F. Boyle .... gaffer
Bobby Brown .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Dave Friedman .... still photographer
Daniel C. Gold .... first assistant camera
Rob Hahn .... camera operator
Douglas C. Hart .... first assistant camera: New Jersey
Kerry Hayes .... still photographer
Chaim Kantor .... second assistant camera: New York
Eric Leigh .... electrian
Riggs Murdock .... additional first assistant camera
Paul Murphey .... video assist operator
Timothy Prince .... video engineer
John Seakwood .... still photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marie Boller .... costume assistant (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Aubrey Head .... color timer
Brian Ralph .... negative cutter
 
Music Department
Jack Eskew .... orchestrator
Stephen A. Hope .... music editor
John Rotondi .... scoring engineer: Y4
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Dan Wallin .... score mixer
Celia Weiner .... music editor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Maxwell R. Johnson II .... transportation captain
Bobby Marsh .... driver
 
Other crew
Bill Johnson .... assistant production coordinator
Richard McQuilkin .... production assistant
Christopher Mollo .... production assistant
Janice Polley .... location manager
Kellett Tighe .... assistant: Lawrence Gordon
Michael Vieira .... production assistant
Kathryn Weygand .... script supervisor
Jeff Winn .... key craft service
Barry Fitzsimmons .... production assistant (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
109 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Australia:MA (2010 re-rating) | Brazil:16 | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 (cut) (1990) (VHS) | Finland:K-18 (uncut) (1990) (theatrical) | France:-12 | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:12 | Norway:15 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:NC-16 | South Korea:18 (VHS/DVD rating) | South Korea:12 (theatrical rating) (1989) | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | USA:R (certificate #29891) | West Germany:18 | West Germany:16 (cut)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
In 1990, In Dublin magazine described this film scathingly as "109 minutes of macho sewage."See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Frank Leone is quickly forced out of his tiny jail cell his pants are not on, but as he appears out of the cell his pants are on.See more »
Quotes:
Eclipse, Dallas, others:[after the re-building of the Mustang] When we're in a sober mood, we worry, work and think. When we're in a drunken mood, we gamble, play and drink. But when our moods are over, when our time is come to pass, we hope they bury us upside down, so the warden can kiss our ass!
Dallas:Amen!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Real Rocky (2011) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
EVER SINCE THE WORLD BEGANSee more »

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21 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
Great movie,Stallone is back after Rambo's success, 28 July 2002
Author: bouknont (bouknont@otenet.gr) from Athens

I really enjoy watching this movie.Although the movie isn't much famous as Rambo or Rocky series it's a real masterpiece.Stallone gives an excellent performance as Frank Leone- a convict that is pushed too much and not fairily from the prison warden (D.Sutherland) who has a personal vendetta with him.Frank finally achieves in an astonishing way to prove that the warden has set him up in order to escape.There is where his personal drama ends.

It's a drama-action-romance movie that it's worth to see it not only for the good performances(S.Stallone,T.Sizemore,L.Romano,F.McRay) but for the suspense especially in the end.

For me it's just a Stallone's classic one, so take a seat and enjoy this really entertaining movie

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