Scared Straight!

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  • TV-PG
  • 1978
  • 52 min
  • 7.8  (803)

The first of many to come shows of unruly kids who constantly stay in trouble. When the parents can no longer do anything with them and they stand in front of a judge, they learn their fate. Scared Straight is a real life experience for these young teens. The judge has ordered the kids to be taken to prisons and get a first hand look at prison life. The prisoners talk to the kids. The inmates show these teenagers an up close and personal view of the real life behind bars. They hope to encourage and help the teenagers change.

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Description
The first of many to come shows of unruly kids who constantly stay in trouble. When the parents can no longer do anything with them and they stand in front of a judge, they learn their fate. Scared Straight is a real life experience for these young teens. The judge has ordered the kids to be taken to prisons and get a first hand look at prison life. The prisoners talk to the kids. The inmates show these teenagers an up close and personal view of the real life behind bars. They hope to encourage and help the teenagers change.
  • Release Date
    1978
  • MPAA Rating
    TV-PG
  • Runtime
    52 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (803)