Animal Factory

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"On the inside the rules are brutal and the stakes are high."
  • R
  • 2000
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 6.6  (12,890)
  • 65

Animal Factory is a prison drama featuring a number of high profile American actors, including Willem Dafoe and Edward Furlong; the movie is also notable as being directed by Steve Buscemi. The movie takes place over the first 90 days of the incarceration of small time drug dealer Ron Decker. After being sentenced to five years in jail for dealing drugs, Ron Decker arrives in prison and is taken under the wing of Earl Copen who has spent many years in the jail. The two convicts discuss Decker's sentence and realize the younger man can have his sentence reduced during the first 90 days of his incarceration. The plan hatched by the pair includes an escape by Copen after Decker has been released with the help of false reports, which will be prepared by Copen in his role as an assistant administrator. After a fight, Decker stabs another inmate and all hope of his early release seems lost, until he and Copen have the injured inmate killed to stop any further prosecution taking place. During their time in jail another plot to escape is hatched by the pair.

Animal Factory
Animal Factory
Animal Factory

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Animal Factory is a prison drama featuring a number of high profile American actors, including Willem Dafoe and Edward Furlong; the movie is also notable as being directed by Steve Buscemi. The movie takes place over the first 90 days of the incarceration of small time drug dealer Ron Decker. After being sentenced to five years in jail for dealing drugs, Ron Decker arrives in prison and is taken under the wing of Earl Copen who has spent many years in the jail. The two convicts discuss Decker's sentence and realize the younger man can have his sentence reduced during the first 90 days of his incarceration. The plan hatched by the pair includes an escape by Copen after Decker has been released with the help of false reports, which will be prepared by Copen in his role as an assistant administrator.

After a fight, Decker stabs another inmate and all hope of his early release seems lost, until he and Copen have the injured inmate killed to stop any further prosecution taking place. During their time in jail another plot to escape is hatched by the pair.

Animal Factory is a 2000 crime movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6 and a MetaScore of 65.

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Animal Factory is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Google Play, Apple TV and YouTube VOD. Some platforms allow you to rent Animal Factory for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2000
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 34 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (12,890)
  • Metascore
    65