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Macon County Jail (1997)

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Our heroine isn't having a good time. Having lost her L.A. job and walked out on her unfaithful boyfriend, she finds herself stuck in nowhere Macon County when her car and possessions are ... See full summary »

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Susan Reed
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Coley
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Sheriff Dempsey
Todd Kimsey ...
Hobie
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Dan Oldum
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Clerk
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Cassie Ann
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Aubrey
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Pearl
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Richard Reed
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Deputy Burt
David Lowell Gardner ...
Deputy Blake
Courtney Delancey ...
Joellen Peters
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Shaw
Jennie Vaughn ...
Bess
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Our heroine isn't having a good time. Having lost her L.A. job and walked out on her unfaithful boyfriend, she finds herself stuck in nowhere Macon County when her car and possessions are stolen by the girl hitch-hiker she picks up on her way to New York. Though innocent, she is thrown in jail for holding up a local store, then kills the sheriff's son when he rapes her. Now she's on the run with a convicted felon, but she still can't quite see that this really isn't her lucky week. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Rated R for violence, language and a scene of sexuality
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Remake of Jackson County Jail (1976) See more »

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The Blue Hole
Written by Alexander Kirk and Chris Fudurich
Performed by The Gods of New Hollywood
© 1997 Roger and Julie Music (ASCAP)
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Good Trashy Fun
4 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was expecting something like Andy Griffith's "Coweta County" and this film came pretty close... mindless trashy fun that requires suspension of disbelief to get a hold of.

This film starts out like Neil Simon. Not quite up to his stellar quality, mind you. But it is like the "Out of Towners" where things go downhill.

The rape was gratuitous and makes one wonder if all Southern cops are corrupt? I was thinking of the line from "My Cousin Vinny" about them all being corrupt and sleeping with their sisters.

Carradine graduated from this to "Kill Bill" but what happened to Ally Sheedy?


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