Fortress (1993)

An Australian schoolteacher and nine of her students fight for survival after being kidnapped. Lots of suspense!

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 3, 1993
DVD Release Date: February 20, 2001
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Clint Morris

An action-packed sci-fi treat

Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

It treats its audience with open sadism, and offers nothing to compensate us for our pain.

Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

The perfect confluence of prison movie, R-rated sci-fi, Stuart Gordon, and Christopher Lambert. I couldn't ask for much more.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Stuart Gordon pulls off some of this, but Re-Animator it ain't

Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

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Scott Weinberg

Stuart Gordon makes Christopher Lambert tolerable in this surprisingly exciting sci-fi actioner.

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Phil Hubbs
So deliciously cheesy you'd think it was an 80's flick. The plot is basic as hell and the action is bloody and in your face as Chris Lambert gets sent… More
Keiko Aya
Directed by Stuart Gordon and staring Christopher Lambert, Kurtwood Smith and Jeffrey combs. Normally I don't take a likening into action movies but… More
Alex roy
Stuart Gordon, who has made some stunning horror films in the 1980's, directs this futuristic prison film starring Highlander actor Christopher Lambert. In… More
Conner Rainwater
Exactly what you'd expect in a movie where Christopher Lambert breaks out of prison. It's set in a futuristic prison so right off the bat it's… More
Adam Mahler
Gordon wanted to do this back in the day with Schwarzenegger. If the script was the same back then, I have no idea why. There are a couple interesting… More
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