MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 12,293 this week

Shackles (2005)

R  |  Video  |   |  Drama  |  20 September 2005 (USA)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 450 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 5 critic

An aspiring teacher (Hughley) takes the one job he's offered, a position at a school inside a prison.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 977 titles
created 14 Aug 2011
 
a list of 6688 titles
created 28 Sep 2011
 
a list of 150 titles
created 16 Nov 2012
 
a list of 69 titles
created 17 Dec 2012
 
a list of 185 titles
created 27 Jan 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Shackles" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Shackles (Video 2005)

Shackles (Video 2005) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Shackles.

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Streets of Blood (Video 2009)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A police officer's partner has died during Hurricane Katrina, but he later discovers that his partner may have been murdered. An investigation follows, taking the officer and his new partner into the depths of the criminal underworld.

Director: Charles Winkler
Stars: Val Kilmer, 50 Cent, Sharon Stone
Lockdown (2000)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Avery (Jones) returns to college as a competitive swimmer after getting his life back on track. But his life takes another unexpected turn when he and his two friends (Bonds, Casseus) are wrongly accused of murder and end up in prison.

Director: John Luessenhop
Stars: Richard T. Jones, De'aundre Bonds, Gabriel Casseus
King's Ransom (2005)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Hoping to foil his own gold-digging wife's plan, a loathsome businessman arranges his own kidnapping, only to realize that there are plenty of other people interested in his wealth as well.

Director: Jeffrey W. Byrd
Stars: Anthony Anderson, Kellita Smith, Jay Mohr
Cannonball! (1976)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

This is another story of the secret Coast to Coast auto race across America The only rule is, the first to finish is the winner. Naturally, anyone driving 55 isn't going to win. They'll ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bartel
Stars: David Carradine, Bill McKinney, Veronica Hamel
The Net 2.0 (Video 2006)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

The life of a young computer systems analyst is thrown into turmoil when, after arriving in Istanbul to start a new job, she finds her credit cards useless, her bank account empty, and her identity stolen.

Director: Charles Winkler
Stars: Nikki Deloach, Cengiz Bozkurt, Demet Akbag
Stir Crazy (1980)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are having difficulty adjusting to the new life until the warden finds that Skip has a ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Poitier
Stars: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

When Emily Woodrow and her friends happen on a treasure chest full of gold coins, they fail to to heed the warnings of a wise old psychic who had foretold that they would encounter trouble with a very nasty and protective Leprechaun.

Director: Steven Ayromlooi
Stars: Warwick Davis, Tangi Miller, Laz Alonso
R (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward... See full summary »

Directors: Tobias Lindholm, Michael Noer
Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Dulfi Al-Jabouri, Roland Møller
The Hurricane (1999)
Biography | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.

Director: Norman Jewison
Stars: Denzel Washington, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger
Bad Boys (1983)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Chicago crime kid Mick O'Brien is sent to reform school after accidentally killing Paco Moreno's kid brother.

Director: Rick Rosenthal
Stars: Sean Penn, Reni Santoni, Jim Moody
Soul Plane (2004)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Things get raucously funny aboard the maiden flight of a black-owned airline, thanks to some last-minute passenger additions.

Director: Jessy Terrero
Stars: Dwayne Adway, Snoop Dogg, Tom Arnold
Count Dracula (1970)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Christopher Lee, Herbert Lom, Klaus Kinski
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
...
...
...
Jerry Quickley ...
...
Demario Antonio ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Blaize Andres ...
...
...
...
...
Lizette Carrion ...
Dan Desmond ...
Edit

Storyline

An aspiring teacher (Hughley) takes the one job he's offered, a position at a school inside a prison.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Welcome To The School Of Hard Knocks.

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, pervasive language, some nudity and drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 September 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rikers  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Jose Pablo Cantillo brought the character and movie to life. Outstanding performance!!
14 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jose Pablo Cantillo has made his debut. He has showcased his ability to transform script into life. The movie follows Gabriel Garcia's (Jose) life and his God given poetic talent. D.L. Hughley plays a convincingly sympathetic and caring teacher and husband whom finds himself inspired by Gabriel's talent. The movie photography is fresh and invigorating. It mimics the poetic language style used in the movie. The lighting feels realistic. Jose shows the camera a full range of emotions and always surprised me. D.L.'s character understands Jose's character and is drawn to his unrecognized potential. I can't wait to see more of Jose Pablo Cantillo's work. This is a must see film. I loved it!!!


9 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why are there only 67 votes on this movie? Sharur
Shackles Maxim_S
Discuss Shackles (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page