18 certificatePenitentiary is a Film programme that first aired in 1979 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

Penitentiary is a 3 star programme


Penitentiary (1979)

Directed by
Jamaa Fanaka

A hitchhiker gets into a fight with two bikers over a prostitute, and one of the bikers is killed. The hitchhiker is arrested and sent to prison, where he joins the prison boxing team in an effort to secure an early parole and to establish his dominance over the prison's toughest gang.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1979

3/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Leon Isaac Kennedy...Martel 'Too Sweet' Cordone
Thommy Pollard...Eugene T. Lawson
Hazel Spears...Linda
Donovan Womack...Jesse Amos
Floyd 'Wildcat' Chatman...Seldon Seen Jackson
Gloria Delaney...Peaches
Ian Foxx...Pretty Red
Badja Djola...'Half Dead' Johnson
Chuck Mitchell...Lt. Arnsworth
Cepheus Jaxon...Poindexter
Dwaine Fobbs...Lying Latney Winborn
Ernest Wilson...Cheese
Wilbur 'Hi-Fi' White...Sweet Pea
Will Richardson...Magilla Gorilla
Elijah Mitchell...Nut