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Let's Go to Prison (2006)

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When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.

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... John Lyshitski
... Nelson Biederman IV
... Barry
... Shanahan
... Warden
... Lynard
Miguel Nino ... Jesus
... Icepick
... Judge Eva Fwae Wun
David Darlow ... Judge Biederman
Joseph Marcus ... Pawn Broker
Nick Phalen ... John - 8 years
... John - 18 years
... Breen Guard
Mary Seibel ... Old Bartender
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Storyline

John Lyshitski, a young man who has been in prison more often than he has not over the entire course of his life, has just been released from what was his third prison sentence. In all three cases, he was sentenced by Judge Nelson Biederman III. As such, John makes it his mission to destroy the judge's life. Unable to do so, John does the next best thing: destroy the life of the judge's privileged thirty year old son, Nelson Biederman IV. In that new mission, John ends up not having to do anything as certain people are out to get Nelson IV, who in the process receives a 3 to 5 year prison sentence. Nelson IV's incarceration should be enough for John, who knows that someone like Nelson IV, ill-equipped mentally for a life behind bars, is easy prey to get beaten, raped and/or killed in prison. But John wants to witness and be at least a small part in Nelson IV's suffering. John's plan is to get busted, charged, and convicted for some crime, and end up in the same prison as Nelson IV's ... Written by Huggo

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Welcome to the slammer

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Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content, some violence and drug material | See all certifications »

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17 November 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

You Are Going to Prison  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,220,050, 19 November 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$4,613,815, 10 December 2006
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During the bar scene, the paper John is reading shows a headline about Lockport High overcrowding. The school is in fact, Lockport Township High School of Lockport Illinois and is actually facing alarming overcrowding at both east and central campuses. A referendum has been proposed and rejected twice by the taxpayers to build a third campus in Homer glen, forcing the school to construct trailers and go to split-shift schedules. See more »

Goofs

As Nelson's pen pal reads the letter to his class, two of the kids can be seen looking at the camera as it pulls back for a wider shot. See more »

Quotes

John Lyshitski: Same Lyshitski, different day.
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Connections

References Miami Vice (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Nessun Dorma
Written by Giuseppe Adami, Giacomo Puccini, Renato Simoni
Performed by The Campagnia d'Opera Italiana Orchestra & Choir
Courtesy of Extreme Production Music
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The actors may no be well know but this IS a very funny film
27 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

It's rare I comment on a Film because most films in my view are average - but this film is very funny and very well played and believable - I didn't see it coming - but maybe I was just being too entertained by it all - I particularly enjoyed the visual comedy of this film facial expressions were so perfect I almost wet myself on several occasions from start to finish this film entertained and made me laugh - even the closing titles where the three main characters were in the people carrier being entertained by the CD Player !! hehehe - just thinking about it makes me almost cry laughing again - so don't be put off by the poor rating so far - don't worry that there aren't such well known actors - do enjoy this well constructed, very funny film


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