Lock Up (1989)
Average Rating: 4.2/10
Reviews Counted: 12
Fresh: 2 | Rotten: 10
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Release Date: Aug 4, 1989 Wide
Average Rating: 3.1/5
User Ratings: 15,194
Sylvester Stallone is a tough but essentially decent convict in a relatively humane prison. He's on such good terms with the authorities that he's occasionally allowed a weekend furlough. This idyllic situation ends abruptly when he's transferred to a nasty prison run by sadistic warden Donald Sutherland (remember way back when Sutherland played good guys and Stallone played secondary hoodlums?) Harboring a grudge against Sly over an unfortunate incident at another prison, Sutherland does
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The summer of 1989 was the summer of Batman, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Lethal Weapon 2 and several other sizable hits, so who in their right mind wanted to waste time and money on a generic Stallone prison flick?
has more in common with the litany of weak films from the 90s than with his powerful flicks
Director John Flynn keeps it all in check and creates a believable prison community, but the screenplay insists on cliché and idiocy to get by.
Vicious, violent story set in corrupt prison, starring Stallone and Sutherland.
Not a bad prison movie until Stallone turns into a one-man army during a really ludicrous climax.
Audience Reviews for Lock Up
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