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Caged in Paradiso (1990)

R | | Action , Drama
A group of women falsely imprisoned in an island fortress plan to escape.


Mike Snyder


Michele Thyne


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Irene Cara ... Eva
Peter Kowanko Peter Kowanko ... Eric
Paula Bond Paula Bond ... Queenie
Joseph Culp ... Terrorist
Luis Vera Luis Vera ... Jocelito
Wolf Muser ... Helmut
Christopher Pennock ... McHenry
Laurence Haddon Laurence Haddon ... Sen. Paradiso
Wycliffe Young Wycliffe Young ... Instructor
Big John Studd Big John Studd ... Big Man
Beverly Purcell Beverly Purcell ... Rosa
Ji-Tu Cumbuka ... Josh
David Dunard David Dunard ... Congressman
Chuck Sloan Chuck Sloan ... TV Newscaster
Cecil Phillips Cecil Phillips ... Lalo


A group of women falsely imprisoned in an island fortress plan to escape.

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Death is the easy way out.


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Also Known As:

Maximum Security See more »

Filming Locations:

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Vidmark Entertainment See more »
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Remake of Terminal Island (1973) See more »


Living on a Thin Line
Composed by Tony Mamet, Kevin Klingler, Bob Mamet and Kerri Green
Sung by Clive Ross
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No Escape!
27 May 1999 | by PuckiSee all my reviews

This is an enjoyable, but unspectacular B movie which interestingly was made years before similar-plotted "No Escape". Irene Cara stars as innocent wife who accompanies her convicted terrorist husband to the laser-guarded prison island of Paradiso. When the couple is separated, Irene is picked up by a tribe of amazons which try to maintain some degree of civilization against the savage male prisoners. Trouble starts when the couple meets again and the beloved husband turns out to be equally vicious as the other men and finally convinces his meanwhile likewise imprisoned terrorist leader to attack the womens camp.

Nice photography, quite a good performance by Paula Bond, Irene does a bit too much whining and the end is not really convincing, but pretty OK fare for its price tag.

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