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(1991)

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Danny Trejo makes a cameo as a tough convict whom is murdered by Emerald, witnessed by Frank.
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Joan Chen and James Remar later starred in 1995's "Judge Dredd".
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The concept of convicts wearing explosive collars around their necks, which will explode if they get 100 yards outside the prison or separate from their "Wedlock" partner was recycled from "The Running Man", which Ben Richards (Arnold Schwarzenegger) and convicts wore explosive collars around their necks, which would explode if they tried to escape and if the perimeter was not deactivated.
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The film was nominated for an Emmy for sound editing.
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Stephen Tobolowsky (Warden Holliday) played the Captain of the Guard in the Prison Ball scene in "Spaceballs" 4 years earlier.
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The film is also known as "Deadlock".
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Rutger Hauer and Joan Chen have worked together before and starred opposite each other in 1989's "The Blood of Heroes" and later they would work together again later in 1996's "Precious Find".
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The film is considered to be a futuristic remake of "The Defiant Ones".
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The film spawned a sequel "Deadlocked: Escape from Zone 14".
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The film was later parodied in 1999's "Wild Wild West": Jim West (Will Smith) and Artemus Gordon (Kevin Kline) wear magnetic collars around their necks, which they must stay within the perimeter to stay alive, but West steps out of the perimeter and West and Gordon are chased by razor sharp discs.
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Glenn Plummer (Teal) later had a small part in 1994's "Speed" which was about a mad bomber that wires a bus to explode if it drops below 50MPH.
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