Prison (1988)

In this horror outing, prison inmates are terrified when the corpse of a recently killed prisoner rises up and begins hunting the guards who wrongly engineered his death.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Release Date: March 4, 1988
DVD Release Date: February 19, 2013
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A low-budget chilling jailhouse ghost story drama.

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Scott Weinberg

Has its limited prison-grime charms, but nothing for the horror freaks to write home about.

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton
Dread Central

Prison is a gritty and gorgeous horror flick that's not only well acted and engaging but also delivers some shockingly fun and grisly deaths.

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

A horror film in which staging gruesome deaths becomes a lame substitute for creating tension and eeriness.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
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Cory Taylor
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Matthew Ashworth
At first I doubted that I'll enjoy this movie very much, but as it went on the movie kept on getting better and better. It's about an evil spirit… More