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Penitentiary III (1987)

A man is framed for murder and sent to prison. He is beaten and tortured, then forced to fight the prison's worst killer, a martial-arts fighting midget called Thud.

Director:

Jamaa Fanaka

Writer:

Jamaa Fanaka
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leon Isaac Kennedy ... Too Sweet
Anthony Geary ... Serenghetti
Steve Antin ... Roscoe
Ric Mancini Ric Mancini ... Warden
Marie Burrell Fanaka Marie Burrell Fanaka ... Chelsea Remington
Raymond Kessler Raymond Kessler ... Midnight Thud Jessup (as The Haiti Kid)
Rick Zumwalt ... Joshua
Magic Schwarz Magic Schwarz ... Hugo
Jim Bailey ... Cleopatra
Big Bull Bates Big Bull Bates ... Simp
Big Yank Big Yank ... Rock
Bert Williams Bert Williams ... Tim Shoah
Mark Kemble Mark Kemble ... Rufus
Jack Rader ... Fred
Madison Campudoni Madison Campudoni ... El Cid
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Storyline

A man is framed for murder and sent to prison. He is beaten and tortured, then forced to fight the prison's worst killer, a martial-arts fighting midget called Thud.

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Sport

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Atsalines grothies 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,392,616
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Joshua: You can flush your manhood down the toilet.
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Connections

Referenced in Riot on 42nd St. (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Do The Prep
Performed by Midnight Star
Available on official soundtrack release, not heard in film
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A worthy companion piece for RAGING BULL...if RAGING BULL were directed by Ed Wood!
5 December 2001 | by EL BUNCHOSee all my reviews

There is no way that this movie could have been made to be taken seriously. I won't give away the plot(because it is so ludicrous that your mouth will be agape for the entire running time, I kid you not!), but ask anyone who has seen this about "The Midnight Thud" and get ready to see that person collapse in a fit of laughter. HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION FOR SHEER STUPIDITY!!!


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