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Macon County Jail (1997)

R | | Crime, Thriller
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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Crime | Thriller

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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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Don't Wait
Written, Produced and Performed by Amilia K. Spicer (as Amilia K Spicer)
© 1997 Roger's Little Shop of Music (BMI)
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How Ally Sheedy Accepted to Make Such a Bad Movie?
18 February 2005 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Los Angeles, Susan Reed (Ally Sheedy) is discharged from her position in the office of a manufacturer of toys, due to the bad results on the sales of a doll designed by her. When she arrives home earlier, she finds her mate having intercourse in the garage of their house. She leaves him and decides to move to New York, for a new job. While traveling, she gives a ride to a hitchhiker, who robs her car, money and documents. While asking for help in a road store to a moron, she is accused of assault and is arrested in Macon County jail. There, she is locked in a jail side by side with Coley (David Carradine), a violent prisoner, by Sheriff Dempsey (Charles Napier). During the night, she is raped by the son of Dempsey, she kills him and escapes with Coley in a trunk. From this moment on, the couple is chased by the local police force considered as cop killers. What a bad movie this "Macon County Jail" is! I bought the VHS, since I like the actress Ally Sheedy. However, I do not know why she accepted to make such a bad and corny movie. The screenplay is horrible, the characters are shallowly developed and the unlucky coincidences with the character Susan Reed are unbelievably ridiculous. I believe the possibilities of such a bad luck is totally impossible. The corny end, without further explanation how the problems were resolved, is terrible. The histrionic, absurd and silly performance of Ally Sheedy is a complete disappointment for her fans. Watching this movie is a waste of time! My vote is three.

Title (Brazil): "Foragidos" ("Fugitives")


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