Red Heat
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Linda Blair plays Chris Carlson, a U.S. college student who gets thrown in an East German women's prison when she happens to be found with a defector. She's in Germany to meet her U.S. serviceman fiance, and when he finally figures out where she is, he organizes a commando rescue squad to free her. Prison scenes show a dreary prison life where everything's forbidden and survival is the top priority for most inmates. Sylvia Kristel plays a tough and hardened inmate who rules the prison roost.

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A sort of distaff 'Midnight Express,' the movie takes itself seriously, even when Linda Blair tells her East German accuser: 'I'm an American college student from York, Pennsylvania -- can't you get that straight, you douche bag?'"
‑ John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
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