Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 (Joshuu sasori: Dai-41 zakkyo-b)
Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 (Joshuu sasori: Dai-41 zakkyo-b) (2000)

The second in a series of exploitation films based on a Japanese adult manga magazine, this over-the-top jailbreak movie pits the silent-but-deadly Scorpion (Meiko Kaji) against a sadistic warden and other adversaries. As the film begins,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 15, 2000
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

when it comes to genre, Ito, like his protagonist, just will not be confined or restrained, making Jailhouse 41 as aesthetically striking and deliriously weird a WIP pic as is ever likely to be made.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Kaji is so sinister, she utters fewer words than even Arnold Schwarznegger's Terminator.

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Tsubaki Sanjuro
It wouldn't be crazy to say this might be the greatest WIP film ever made. Ito is aware of how by-the-numbers the genre can be, and decides to approach… More
Anthony Lawrie
Jailhouse 41 follows on from the first film along a similar thread, the biggest difference being that most of the film takes part outside of prison. Another big… More
Christopher Brown
The greatest WIP film ever made. So good that it completely trancends the genre. Plus, Meiko Kaji is beautiful, yet truly scary at the same time, something… More