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Time Served (1999)

When a boy kills his abusive stepfather in self-defense, his mother takes the blame and gets sentenced to a long prison term. The warden is corrupt and forces hot inmates to work as strippers in a local nightclub. Is it a way out?

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Glen Pitre

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Michael Melon, Paul Pumpian (as Paul Pompian) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Catherine Oxenberg ... Sarah McKinney
Jeff Fahey ... Patrick Berlington
Louise Fletcher ... Warden Mildred Reinecke
Bo Hopkins ... Mr. D
James Handy ... Judge William T. Engstrom III
Larry Manetti ... Billy
Lourdes Reynolds ... Rosie Lopez (as Lourdes Colon)
Scott Schumacher Scott Schumacher ... Duane
Zach Gray ... Jason
Maureen Steindler Maureen Steindler ... Lila
Regina Prokop Regina Prokop ... Brenda
Michael Landers Michael Landers ... Bob
Jack Bennett ... Billy's Friend
Jim Zulevic ... Computer Hacker
Shirl Toliver Shirl Toliver ... Prison Nurse
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When a boy kills his abusive stepfather in self-defense, his mother takes the blame and gets sentenced to a long prison term. The warden is corrupt and forces hot inmates to work as strippers in a local nightclub. Is it a way out?

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She was innocent until she went to jail... Now she will never be innocent again. See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence including sexual assaults, sexuality/nudity, and for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The phrase from the synopsis, "Is it a way out?" is frequently referenced in the Grindbin Podcast. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie when Mr D is trying to escape in his vehicle he knocks over Duane trying to escape on foot. However Duane bounces off the front of the vehicle and over to the side. When Mr D reverses and again runs over Duane, half of Duane's body is lying under the car, perpendicular to the vehicle. Even if he had rolled, there is no way Duane could be in this position, especially when Mr D had reversed in a straight line. See more »

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Waste of Time
17 February 2005 | by twolegs_goodSee all my reviews

If you want a good women-in-prison movie, rent Caged Heat. This absolute dog isn't worth seeing.

Catherine Oxenburg, with the help of some lighting & makeup, attempts to act a woman 10 years younger than herself who's wrongly accused of a murder. She gets taken to the most unbelievable prison you can imagine & the rest is downhill from there. If you're a guy who likes ogling bare-breasted women, then you may enjoy the strip scenes at Mr. D's, but if you want to see something erotic, you'd be better off renting a soft porn flick.

Admittedly, there are some amusing moments. Bo Hopkins is over the top, but quite funny as Mr. D., and I found Catherine Oxenburg's wooden attempt to pole dance quite hilarious – almost as good as Jeff Fahey's bemused "I've got a hangover and it shows" look – which he must have decided was key for his character, as he didn't change facial expression for the entire film. As for Louise Fletcher, one can only assume she was short of money at the time. The script never lets in a moment of tension, and it's all by the numbers right to the final scene.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 1999 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Ausgebeutet - Hölle hinter Gittern See more »

Filming Locations:

Berwyn, Illinois, USA See more »

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