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Wedlock (1991)

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A male prison escapee heads for his hidden loot electronically attached to a female prisoner.

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Frank (Rutger Hauer has been convicted of stealing millions of dollars of diamonds which have not been recovered. In his uni-sex prison, each inmate has an unknown partner; when the two are separated by more than 100 yards, an explosive collar kills both inmates. Frank and his female partner escape and head for the money, but they are hotly pursued by his double-crossing colleagues. Written by Rob Hartill

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Trapped in a prison of the future. Betrayed by a woman of his past. Frank Warren is wired to explode. See more »


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5 September 1991 (Germany)  »

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Quotes

Sam: She's not bad looking.
Noelle: [jumping in his lap] Is she cuter than me?
Sam: Much, much cuter than you. But your teeth are sharper.
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The closing credits end with the sounds of the wedlock collar's warning alarm and an explosion. See more »

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All the Good Times Are Past and Gone
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An unusually off-beat and clever thrill-ride
22 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed the movie. I thought it was a clever premise with interesting, off-beat characters. An "A" B-movie. The pacing is relentless; the action set-pieces are uniquely thrilling; the dialogue crisp and witty; and Richard Gibbs score is perfectly haunting. Joan Chen is a great villainess and has all the best lines. All in all: a small gem, a rousing thrill-ride with lots of surprises.


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