#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – At overcrowded Westgate Penitentiary, where violence and fear are the norm and the warden has less power than guards and leading prisoners, the least contented prisoner is tough, single-minded Joe Collins. Most of all, Joe hates chief guard Captain Munsey, a petty dictator who glories in absolute power. After one infraction too many, Joe and his cell-mates are put on the dreaded drain pipe detail; prompting an escape scheme that has every chance of turning into a bloodbath.
Plot: Timeworn Joe Collins and his fellow inmates live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins’ dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey’s chains?
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Without a shadow of a doubt, Brute Force is a classic movie that still stands today, as a powerful piece of film-making. Everything about this movie is top notch – the acting, the direction, the cinematography, the pacing are all essential ingredients in this superb film. Although there’s not a weak link in the entire film, special mention must go to Burt Lancaster, Art Smith, John Hoyt, Charles Bickford, Sam Levene, and Hume Cronyn as the evil & sadistic Munsey. The deft touch of Jules Dassin is there for all to see, and the film builds to a tremendous climax. In 1947 this must have been an extremely powerful and hard-hitting film, and it remains so to this day. For anyone who appreciates movie-making at its best, this is hard to beat.
A very realistic n hard hitting prison drama/thriller.
I first saw this on a VHS in the early 90s. Revisited this recently on a DVD. The plot is very simple n straight forward but shot in a very innovative n thrilling manner. It shows one of the most realistic looks at prison life. The plot – The prison is a walled island facility ruled by a sadistic head guard (Hume Cronyn). The warden is weak and inefficient, and the prison doctor a drunk. Inmate (Burt Lancaster) is just back from solitary after being set up by one of Cronyns snitch. We all know what happens to a snitch in a prison… Later v r introduced to all the ladies thru a very innovative flashbacks n how Lancasters wife is reluctant to undergo an operation if he is not present beside her. Of course she ain’t aware that he is in prison. As time is ticking n Cronyns dictatorship methods r growing -the mens activities are taken away, parole hearings are suspended and no visitors are allowed. Lancaster along with other inmates plans a breakout…. Lancasters fellow inmates also hav back stories (told in romantic flashbacks). John Hoyts (a very striking personality ) wild night with femme fatale was an entertaining one. It is a very hard-hitting film, very well directed n acted by all. Although Burt Lancaster is the star of the movie, the film is really about all the prisoners – Lancasters fellow inmates n the men that help them try to escape. A very good drama thriller, superbly acted, very well directed n edited. Kudos to the director Jules Dassin for making a hard-hitting n realistic prison drama/thriller.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 38 min (98 min)
Genre Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Director Jules Dassin
Writer Richard Brooks (screenplay), Robert Patterson (story)
Actors Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo
Production Company Universal International Pictures, Mark Hellinger Productions
Sound Mix Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Aspect Ratio 1.37 : 1
Film Length (10 reels)
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm