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Prison Heat (1993)

Four American babes on vacation in the Middle East run into trouble when they are imprisoned by corrupt army officials.

Director:

Joel Silberg

Writer:

David Alexander
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rebecca Chambers ... Colleen
Lori Jo Hendrix Lori Jo Hendrix ... Bonnie
Kena Land Kena Land ... Audrey
Toni Naples ... Hellena
Gilya Stern ... Michelle
Uri Gavriel ... Saladin
Michal Yannai ... Marcie (as Michal Yanai)
Diana Olearchik Diana Olearchik ... Sally
Ahuva Keren ... Pakize (as Ahouva Keren)
Katia Zinbris Katia Zinbris ... Faida
Ilana Reff Ilana Reff ... Hellena's Friend
Inbel Iskovich Inbel Iskovich ... Hellena's Friend
Shmil Ben Ari ... Captain (as Shmil Ben-Ari)
Avi Cohen Avi Cohen ... Border Guard
Ofer Shikartsi Ofer Shikartsi ... Border Guard
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Four American babes on vacation in the Middle East run into trouble when they are imprisoned by corrupt army officials.

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no trial. no trace. no tomorrow.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence and sexuality, and for language | See all certifications »

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Goofs

When the girl in black leaves the knife on the table, the same changes position in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Bonnie: [just before cutting off the Warden's scrotum] Some people like soft tobacco pouches. Me, I just want a coin purse.
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Alternate Versions

The UK video is heavily cut by 4m 51s for an '18' rating. See more »

Connections

References The Black Cat (1934) See more »

Soundtracks

On the Road
Written by Asher Levy & David Levy
Arranged by Cracks
Interpreted by Erez Bachar (drums), Asher Levy (bass & keyboards) and Shmulik Rosban (santur & ney)
Recorded by Cracks
Recorded at Gal Kol Studios Tel Aviv
Post-production sound facilities at G.G. Studios
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7 January 2001 | by w_washburnSee all my reviews

With a climax escape scene rivaling the frightfully awful belly laughs of Plan 9 From Outer Space, Prison Heat boasts a bevy of bimbos behind bars enduring a host of midnight male abuse from the usual suspects.

If one isn't careful to pay close attention to what would seem was just another excuse to drop drawers in the wee B-hours, one could miss the genius behind this stupendous assault on cinema.

Clad in mini-skirts and body stockings for their stretch in a Turkish cooler, a quartet of framed females sidestep lesbian lovers and Curly Joe prison guards with an arsenal of lame escape tactics that would put the Lucy Show to shame in the just-crazy-enough-to-work department.

The four foxy heroes play it painfully straight in contrast to their cartoonish stereotype-on-steroids foes.

(As Prison Heat can be enjoyed many times over for connoisseurs of bad film, those who have yet to see the film might not want to read the following as some key elements are revealed.)

The whimsical writing flip flops the characters from 'fraidy cats to vicious vixens without missing a beat of nutcase rhythm. At first, the girls seem skittish to actually hurt anybody. Rather than shooting anyone with their purloined pistol, they dump sleeping pills down the gurgling gullets of guards and others in their way.

But the kid gloves come way off when they whittle down the sadistic warden by conking his cranium with everything from crash cymbals to the kitchen sink -- before castrating him with a penknife (!) and making a run for an unattended rental car.

And what prison escape epic would be complete without breaking into a melancholy sing along of `Oh Susannah?'

The quirky, weird-o-rama dynamics of Prison Heat are guaranteed fun for lovers of scatterbrained B-hits.


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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

23 February 1993 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Caliente al rojo vivo 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Jerusalem, Israel See more »

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Global Pictures See more »
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