Caged
Caged (1950)

In this grim drama, Marie is sentenced to prison for helping her husband in a small robbery. The prison is run by the sadistic matron Evelyn. The film shows Marie's slow disillusionment with society and her eventual decision to become a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 26, 2007
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
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Deemed harsh in 1950, Cromwell's melodrama about women in prison has lost its edge but the acting of Agnes Moorehead and Hope Emerson, as a monstrously facist matron, is good; the film still offers valuable lesson about how life in prison makes criminals

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Ranked as the best women-in-prison film ever made, but even if this is so it still doesn't make it very good.

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Cindy I
If The Big House is the grandpa of prison movies, then Caged is the grandma... or maybe the wicked stepmother. One of the best prison movies I've seen.… More
jay nixon
The grandmother of all women in prison movies. All the cliches are here. The young innocent turned to a hard criminal life, the sadistic guard just screaming… More