Mutiny In The Big House

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"JAIL BREAK! Snarling killers riot...and only a brave man with a prayer stands in their way to freedom!"
  • Approved
  • 1939
  • 1 hr 23 min
  • 5.2  (86)

Mutiny in the Big House is a 1939 American crime film directed by William Nigh and starring Charles Bickford, Barton MacLane, and Pat Moriarity. The movie is set in a penitentiary, and it focuses on a group of prisoners who decide to rebel against the harsh treatment they are receiving from the prison administration. The story begins with a new prisoner, Joe Collins (Charles Bickford), arriving at the prison. He quickly learns about the corrupt practices of the warden and the guards, who subject the inmates to terrible conditions and use them for their own profit. Collins is an idealistic man, and he decides to fight against the injustice he sees around him.

Collins finds an ally in fellow prisoner Red Manson (Barton MacLane). Together, they try to organize a revolt among their fellow inmates, who are tired of being mistreated and exploited. However, the warden and the guards are quick to quell any sign of rebellion, and they use violence and intimidation to keep the prisoners in line.

The situation in the prison worsens as the warden begins to use more brutal methods to punish the inmates. Collins and Manson realize that they need to act fast if they want to change things. They come up with a plan to take control of the prison and force the warden and the guards to listen to their demands.

The revolt ends up being successful, and the prisoners are able to take control of the prison. However, things soon turn sour as the inmates struggle to maintain order and come up with a plan for the future. The warden and the guards are still out there, waiting to take revenge on the prisoners for their rebellion. Collins and Manson must find a way to navigate this treacherous situation and come out on top.

Overall, Mutiny in the Big House is a thrilling and suspenseful movie that explores themes of justice, power, and oppression. The performances of the three lead actors are exceptional, and they bring the characters to life in a way that is both believable and emotionally resonant. The movie is a must-see for fans of crime dramas and prison films, and it remains a classic of its genre to this day.

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Description
  • Release Date
    1939
  • MPAA Rating
    Approved
  • Runtime
    1 hr 23 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.2  (86)