Riot In Cell Block 11 123Movies

Category: Action, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Actor: Paul Frees, Dabbs Greer, William Schallert, Neville Brand

Release: 1954

Country: USA

Run time: 80 minutes

Director: Don Siegel

Imdb rating: 7

Quality: HD

Producer Walter Wanger, who had just been released from a prison term after shooting a man he believed was having an affair with his wife, wanted to make a film about the appalling conditions he saw while he was incarcerated. He got together with director Don Siegel and they came up with this film, in which several prison inmates, to protest brutal guards, substandard food, overcrowding and barely livable conditions, stage an uprising, in which most of the inmates join, and take several guards hostage. Negotiations between the inmates and prison officials are stymied, however, by politicians interfering with the prison administration, and by dissension and infighting in the inmates' own ranks..