Heavyweight bout between Archbishop Tutu and a racist prisoner. Cape Town, 1996.
Second filmed version of a famed boxing manga; rivalry, honour, rising through adversity and a bit of prison.
The Informer has a little more complexity than most action thrillers. But not so much that it explains why IMDb’s précis (“An ex-convict working undercover intentionally gets himself incarcerated again in order to infiltrate the mob at a maximum security prison”) pretty much misses the point entirely. ‘Intentionally gets himself incarcerated’, yes, but he returns […]
Four friends in prison are released to test an experimental drug. And struggle. As does the movie.
Stunning film of a 12-year-old boy in juvenile prison and his fight to break free of his parents’ influence.
Sad and silly film about a Hong Kong boy in jail in Vietnam and in love with a local girl.
Wild west meets duck soup prison escape.
Death row hero is dropped into a kill-or-be-killed reality TV show.
Chinese heiress held in a Belarusian back site prison. Not as interesting as it sounds.
Brothers-at-war revenge story. And a good one.