Reviews

Feb 5, 2020
To watch Caged Heat is to be weirdly inspired - from garbage can eventually come greatness.
Dec 3, 2019
There's ultimately never a point at which Caged Heat is able to overcome its palpably minuscule budget...
Jul 31, 2019
Caged Heat is a film about prison interspersed with a good dose of feminism, terror, and humor. [Full Review in Spanish]
Nov 9, 2014
...an exploitation film of the women's prison variety that doesn't take itself too seriously.
Nov 27, 2011
Vibrant take on multicultural grindhouse sisterhood
Sep 2, 2011
Contains a skits-within-the-movie sequence that comments on the narrative while also exposing the artificiality, absudity and performance aspect of the 'Women in Prison' trend itself.
Mar 28, 2007
An exciting film, and one that proves that even the most exploitative of films can make a relevant statement.
Mar 28, 2007
Jonathan Demme's debut film is campy, choppy, and generally immature, though his bonding themes are fitfully discernible amid the cartoonish action.
Jun 24, 2006
It's no more than passable as a thriller, but the density of invention and energy in other respects is enough to shame a dozen contemporary major studio movies.
Aug 17, 2005
Apr 17, 2005
Apr 6, 2004
Caged Heat is contractual exploitation, an example of Roger Corman's trademark bargain filmmaking with obligated nudity and violence.
Aug 27, 2003
The director's peppery edge and humour lift this above the normal drive-in fare and Steele adds punch.
Mar 18, 2003
an odd but compelling mish-mash of breast parade and hokey action . . . with dark and visceral imagery that lends "Caged Heat" more street cred than it would normally deserve.
Jan 1, 2000
You may have heard this was a cheeky women's-prison-movie spoof that's really clever. It's not.