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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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Storyline

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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Rated R for some strong violence, and for language | See all certifications »
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5 September 1991 (Germany)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

Warden Holliday says to the prisoners, "Stay within that blue line and you're always 100 yards from everyone else in the camp," when he really means those within the blue line are LESS than 100 yards from everyone else. See more »

Quotes

Frank: Can I be frank with you? You couldn't turn me on if I had a switch.
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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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31 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

after a heist gone wrong our hero is thrown into prison, no big deal because he's already hidden all the loot from his cheating partners,, only problem is with this prison is that you are assigned a partner,, and each of you have to wear a collar around you're neck,, but the collar's are filled with explosives,, so when you get so many feet in distance between each other,, both of you're heads get blown clean off.. while in jail he meets up with a woman who says she knows who his partner is,, and she can safely disarm the collars,, also we have a greedy warden who knows about the heist gone wrong and offers our hero a chance at redemption if he will tell the warden where the jewels are,, after breaking out of prison successfully,, our hero is on the trail of the jewels,, along with his new jailbird friend,, together they must find the diamonds, before his ex partners and the law find him.


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