Riot in Cell Block 11
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Riot in Cell Block 11
The best film of Don Siegel's career to date, this surprisingly intelligent B-picture describes the dramatic arc of an organized rebellion at Folsom prison. The inmates, who are sick of living conditions which include rundown cells, brutal guards, dreadful food, and the presence of the seriously deranged in the general prison population, decide to stage a riot to demand change. Neville Brand stars as Dunn, the vocal prisoner who leads the uprising. After the inmates take some guards hostage, Dunn makes the prisoner's demands for reform known to the warden Emile Meyer. While… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An authentic and hard-hitting prison drama."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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