Based on the true story of the uprising at Attica Prison in 1971. Michael Smith, a new recruit to the prison service, along with several of his colleagues get caught up in a prison riot fueled by bad prison management and a lack of understanding by the guards
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for a graphic depiction of a prison uprising, and for some strong language.
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Filmed at the former Tennessee state main prison, which opened in 1898, and closed in 1992. See more
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Referenced in Welcome to Twin Peaks