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.
The embedded subtitles on this dubbed-into-English film (at least the version on YouTube) would seem to be a mixture of Danish and Finnish or other Scandinavian languages, which doesn’t seem to make much sense. But then, nor does much else in the film.
If there were no The Last Detail (1973), this might seem like a different prison-ish road movie. As there is, it’s maybe not so different.