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Caged Heat (1974)

In a women's prison, a group of inmates band together to combat the repressive and abusive policies of the warden.

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Jonathan Demme

Writer:

Jonathan Demme
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Juanita Brown ... Maggie
Roberta Collins ... Belle Tyson
Erica Gavin Erica Gavin ... Jacqueline Wilson
Ella Reid Ella Reid ... Pandora
Cheryl Smith ... Lavelle (as Rainbeaux Smith)
Warren Miller Warren Miller ... Dr. Randolph
Barbara Steele ... Supt. McQueen
Crystin Sinclaire ... Crazy Alice (as Lynda Gold)
Mickey Fox ... Bernice
Toby Carr Rafelson Toby Carr Rafelson ... Pinter (as Tobi Carr Refelson)
Ann Stockdale Ann Stockdale ... Bonnie
Irene Stokes Irene Stokes ... Hazel
Cynthia Songé ... Rosemary (as Cynthia Songey)
Carmen Argenziano ... Undercover Wrestler
John Aprea ... Dream Man
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Storyline

A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow. The iron-handed superintendent takes exception to a skit performed by the girls and takes punitive steps, aided by the sadistic doctor who is doing illegal electroshock experiments and raping drugged prisoners. After a while the prisoners put away their petty differences and plan the Big Prison Escape. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Women's prison U.S.A. - Rape Riot and Revenge! White Hot Desires melting cold prison steel!

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Action | Comedy | Drama

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 1975 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Caged Heat! See more »

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Budget:

$180,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Shot in four weeks. See more »

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Supt. McQueen: Y'know I had the most strangest dream, most disturbing, last night; disturbing - but oddly gratifying.
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About average
21 April 2019 | by fryguy-88668See all my reviews

I try to be reasonable about my ratings. Working my way through the 70's exploitation movies and would grade this out as average...which to me means a 5. Moderate amount of nudity. Dialogue probably better than most but not sure that's a good thing. I kind of prefer it when it's as absurd as the plot. Like many, this movie has the strange contradiction of female empowerment while having lots of nudity. For that same general vibe but not women in prison, I preferred Truck Stop Women and Big Bad Mama.


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