The Big Bird Cage
The Big Bird Cage (1972)

A group of female inmates attempt an escape from a Filipino prison with the help of an outside source. This exploitationer/spoof includes sex, nudity, profanity and violence.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 1, 1972
DVD Release Date: February 19, 2002
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Brian Orndorf

It's an entertaining movie, but only in fragments, feeling a little sleepy when it should pack one hell of a punch.

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Michael Szymanski

Always fun! Anything with big mean Pam Grier!

John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

'Half of you won't get ten steps before you get a boobful of lead!' warns Pam Grier.

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Brian Mckay

Women in Prison fare made watchable by Pam Grier's scenery chewing and Sid Haig's mincing about while he poses as a gay prison guard. And let us not forget all the breasts.

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