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Vendetta (1986)

A sexy stuntwoman gets herself thrown into prison to avenge the death of her sister.

Director:

Bruce Logan

Writers:

Emil Farkas (story), Laura Cavestani (story) (as L.J. Cavestani) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Karen Chase ... Laurie Collins
Sandy Martin ... Kay Butler
Kin Shriner ... Steve Nelson
Roberta Collins ... Miss Dice
Michelle Newkirk Michelle Newkirk ... Bonnie Cusack
Marshall R. Teague ... Paul Donahue (as Marshall Teague)
Greg Bradford ... Joe-Bob
Mark von Zech Mark von Zech ... Randy
Pleasant Gehman Pleasant Gehman ... Screaming Sirens
Kerry O'Brian Kerry O'Brian ... Screaming Sirens
Rosie Flores Rosie Flores ... Screaming Sirens
Marsky Reins Marsky Reins ... Screaming Sirens
Diane Dixon Diane Dixon ... Screaming Sirens (as Boom Boom Dixon)
Holly Butler Holly Butler ... The Movie Star
Bruce Logan ... Director
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Storyline

Stuntwoman Laurie Collins invites her sister Bonnie to visit on location in a small town. Bonnie is accosted by a local boy whose father is influential in the community, and ends up in prison when she defends herself, victim of local political corruption. Laurie hears bad things about her sister's treatment in the hoosegow, and gets herself jailed in order to even the score with Kay the queen bee prisoner and her loyal followers. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Taglines:

All she wants is justice. All it takes is murder.

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Angels Behind Bars See more »

Filming Locations:

Covina, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Kay Butler: [after she and her henchwomen have dumped Bonnie off the ledge] Sayonara, sweet lips!
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Connections

Featured in Babes Behind Bars (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Head for the Hills
Lyrics and Music by Pleasant Gehman
Published by Hot and Bothered Music BMI
Performed by The Screaming Sirens (as Screamin' Sirens)
Courtesy of Enigma Records
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Girl kills rapist ...girl gets killed in prison... sister seeks revenge......................
22 September 2011 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

Although "Vendetta" is billed as a women in prison film, it plays more like women in a trade preparatory school, with conjugal visits. Once you get past the country club atmosphere, and focus on the stunt woman vs. the boss trustee, the film benefits. Sandy Martin as the head goon is a standout, while everyone else simply comes across as stereotyped "B" actresses. The movie is fast moving, has some welcome humor,and a mandatory shower scene. It is weakened by some seriously flawed stunt work that looks like no one is really hitting or kicking anyone. Nevertheless, the entertainment factor survives, as long as you suspend disbelief. - MERK


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