History Film / Prison

27th Jul '16 4:22:49 PM erforce
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'''Prison'' is a special effects extragavanza horror film by Creator/RennyHarlin, released in the year 1988.

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'''Prison''
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''Prison''
is a special effects extragavanza horror film by Creator/RennyHarlin, released in the year 1988.



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* AgonyOfTheFeet: Cresus shoots his foot to get in the infirmary.

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* AgonyOfTheFeet: Cresus Knowing that supernatural things are going,Cresus steals a rifle form one of the guards, and shoots his foot to get in the infirmary.



* BigBad: Charles "Charlie" Forsythe, an executed convict whose spirit poses a danger to anyone in the prison.



* CaptivityHarmonica: And with it a whole band of other instruments.
* CatapultNightmare: Sharpe waking up from the opening dream.

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* CaptivityHarmonica: And with it it, a whole band of other instruments.
* CatapultNightmare: The opening scene depicting Charlie's execution is revealed to be a flashback dream that's Sharpe waking is having when he wakes up from the opening dream.it by bolting upright and screaming.



* TheDogBitesBack: Rhino's cellmate.
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* TheDogBitesBack: Rhino's cellmate.
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cellmate, whom he has been forcing to be his... close partner, gets back at him when he leaves him for dead behind a locked door during the ghost's endgame rampage.



* GreatEscape: Attempted by Rabbitt couple times. All the inmates try it towards the ending.
* GroinAttack: After Rhino tells Burke to join his in-prison dealings or else, Burke grabs his balls to kindly suggest that they both would mind their own businesses.
* HeartBeatSoundtrack: Heard in the opening.
* HellholePrison: Wyoming State Penitentiary turn into one by the end.
* IdenticalGrandson: According to WordOfGod, Burke is Charlie Forsythe's son.
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler:Rhino]] is impaled by a [[PowerfulPick pickaxe]].

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* GreatEscape: Attempted by Rabbitt couple times. All twice; first by stealing a prison transportation bus, then by trying sneaking away when the inmates try it towards prison loses all of its power. [[spoiler:On his second try, he is trapped and killed by Charlie's spirit, and his body later bloodily crashes the ending.
other prisoners' dinner]].
* GroinAttack: After Rhino tells Burke to join his in-prison dealings or else, Burke grabs his balls in a hard grip to kindly suggest that they both would should mind their own businesses.
* HeartBeatSoundtrack: Heard in during the opening.
* HellholePrison: Wyoming State Penitentiary turn into one by the end.
opening credits.
* IdenticalGrandson: According to WordOfGod, Burke is Charlie Forsythe's son.
son. In the film, it's quickly noted by both Warden Sharpe and one of the older prisoners [[spoiler:who knows what Sharpe did to Charlie]] how much Burke looks a lot like long-dead Charlie Forsythe...
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler:Rhino]] is impaled by a [[PowerfulPick pickaxe]].pickaxe that flies by itself through his back.



* IronicNickname: Riddle, whose nickname is Tiny.
* ItWontTurnOff: Katherine notices this when Charlie's spirit enters her room to giver her his first message.
* LargeHam: Lane Smith as Warden Sharpe.
* LightningCanDoAnything: It can possess barbed wire, pipes, machine guns...
* LockDown: Ordered by Sharpe when things are getting out of control.
* KarmicDeath: Several [[spoiler:but especially the Warden.]]
* KillItWithFire: [[spoiler:Hershey's death.]]
* NightmareDreams: Warden Sharpe is plagued by his past crimes.
* TheOldConvict: Cresus.

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* IronicNickname: Riddle, whose The tall guy Riddle has the nickname is Tiny.
* ItWontTurnOff: Katherine notices this when Charlie's spirit enters her room to giver her his first message.
message, and he puts her television set on, which she can't turn off.
* LargeHam: Lane Smith as Warden Sharpe.
Sharpe, who gets crazier and more pissed off at the ghost's antics as the film goes on.
* LightningCanDoAnything: It Electricity caused by Charlie's spirit can possess barbed wire, pipes, computers and machine guns...
guns.
* LockDown: Ordered by Sharpe when things are getting out of control.
control in the prison.
* KarmicDeath: Several [[spoiler:but especially the Warden.]]
Warden, who gets fried by Charlie Forsythe for putting him to death for a crime that he didn't commit]].
* KillItWithFire: [[spoiler:Hershey's death.]]
]] He is trapped inside a solitary cell that's getting hotter by the minute, and he ends up burning to death.
* NightmareDreams: Warden Sharpe is plagued by his Sharpe's past crimes.
crimes plague him through nightmares.
* TheOldConvict: Cresus.Cresus, who has been in various prisons since the forties.



* PrisonRiot: As the ghost wreaks havoc, the prisoners grow more frustrated, culminating in a full-blown riot.
* PsychoElectro: Charlie Forsythe.
* RailingKill: Kramer flies over the railing when he gets electrocuted.
* RainOfBlood: How Katherine notices one of the dead guards.

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* PrisonRiot: As the ghost wreaks havoc, the prisoners grow more frustrated, culminating in a full-blown riot.
riot when the power fails for the second time.
* PsychoElectro: After one inmate with knowing of supernatural stuff summons Charlie Forsythe.
Forsythe's spirit, it manifests itself as electric energy that starts causing chaos.
* RailingKill: Kramer Kramer, one of the prison guards, flies over the railing when he gets electrocuted.
electrocuted by Charlie's spirit.
* RainOfBlood: How Katherine notices one of the dead guards.guards above her when his blood drips on her car's windshield.



* TokenGirl: Katherine.
* VertigoEffect: Shown when Sharpe is handling the bullets for his revolver.

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* %%* TokenGirl: Katherine.
* VertigoEffect: Shown when Used on Sharpe when he is handling the bullets for his revolver.revolver and giving orders for stricter security to Captain Horton.



* YouLookFamiliar: It's quickly noted by both Warden Sharpe and one of the older prisoners [[spoiler:who knows what Sharpe did to Charlie]] how much Burke looks a lot like long-dead Charlie Forsythe...

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* YouLookFamiliar: It's quickly noted by both Warden Sharpe and one of WindowPain: When Charlie's spirit is released from the older prisoners [[spoiler:who knows what Sharpe did to Charlie]] how much Burke looks a lot like long-dead Charlie Forsythe...execution room, several windows explode into showers of glass.
21st May '16 3:07:18 AM erforce
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'''''Prison''''' is a special effects extragavanza horror film by Renny Harlin, released in the year 1988.

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'''''Prison'''''
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'''Prison''
is a special effects extragavanza horror film by Renny Harlin, Creator/RennyHarlin, released in the year 1988.
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* VertigoEffect: Shown when Sharpe handling the bullets for his revolver.

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* VertigoEffect: Shown when Sharpe is handling the bullets for his revolver.
21st Mar '14 9:08:09 AM erforce
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* TheDanza: Tim "Tiny" Lister plays a guy called Tiny.
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* BlindWithoutEm: Cresus.

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* ClosedCircle

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* DramaticThunder

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* GhostlyGoals

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* RainOfBlood: How Katherine notices one of the dead gurads.
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* ShootOutTheLock

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* RainOfBlood: How Katherine notices one of the dead gurads.
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guards.
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* VindicatedByCable: Wasn't given a wide release but quickly developed a cult following. Director Renny Harlin impressed enough people making a low-budget horror movie with memorable death scenes that he was tagged to direct ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet4TheDreamMaster''.
31st Oct '13 5:09:09 PM erforce
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* PrisonRiot: As the ghost wreaks havoc, the prisoners grow more frustrated, culminating in a full-blown riot.
3rd Aug '13 1:02:28 PM Prowler
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* TheDogBitesBack: Rhino's cellmate.


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* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler:Rhino]] is impaled by a [[PowerfulPick pickaxe]].


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* KillItWithFire: [[spoiler:Hershey's death.]]
27th Jun '13 11:50:59 PM RoninLoganX
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* IdenticalGrandson: According to WordOfGod, Burke is Charlie Forsythe's son.
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* VindicatedByCable: Wasn't given a wide release but quickly developed a cult following. Director Renny Harlin impressed enough people making a low-budget horror movie with memorable death scenes that he was tagged to direct the fourth installment of ''ANightmareOnElmStreet''.

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* VindicatedByCable: Wasn't given a wide release but quickly developed a cult following. Director Renny Harlin impressed enough people making a low-budget horror movie with memorable death scenes that he was tagged to direct the fourth installment of ''ANightmareOnElmStreet''.''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet4TheDreamMaster''.
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* AntiHero: Prisoner Burke. It helps that he's more of a thief than hardened criminal. The plot makes a huge deal about how he looks so much like the dead prisoner Charlie [[spoiler:but in fact Burke never gets possessed or has a part in Charlie's revenge. He's more of a distraction towards Sharpe who focuses his anger towards Burke rather than make the not-too-crazy conclusion that Charlie's ghost is back ''and pissed''.]]



* LightningCanDoAnything: It can possess barbed wire, pipes, machineguns...

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* LightningCanDoAnything: It can possess barbed wire, pipes, machineguns...machine guns...


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* KarmicDeath: Several [[spoiler:but especially the Warden.]]


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* VindicatedByCable: Wasn't given a wide release but quickly developed a cult following. Director Renny Harlin impressed enough people making a low-budget horror movie with memorable death scenes that he was tagged to direct the fourth installment of ''ANightmareOnElmStreet''.


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* YouLookFamiliar: It's quickly noted by both Warden Sharpe and one of the older prisoners [[spoiler:who knows what Sharpe did to Charlie]] how much Burke looks a lot like long-dead Charlie Forsythe...
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