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      R 1999 1 hr. 34 min. Drama List
      Reviews 43% 50+ Ratings Audience Score A woman fights sadistic prison guards, a money-hungry warden and fellow inmates when she goes to jail for a murder her son committed. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member A top shelf WIP film. A woman goes to prison after her boy kills her abusive husband. She is coerced into dancing at a strip club in the prison's progressive work release program. Liked Jeff Fahey's character and Catherine Oxenberg looks great. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/13/23 Full Review Audience Member Time Served is time well spent. Imprisoned Oxenberg is recruited for the work-release program as a stripper at a local gentleman's club. Higher standards than the usual women-in-prison fare, noted by a far better cast than the genre demands--maybe the only WIP film featuring an Oscar winner in its cast (Louise Fletcher). Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/24/23 Full Review Audience Member Probably attains the highest point any WIP film can reach as this one even strives for some honest emotions amid the exploitation - the nerve! Catherine Oxenberg is convicted by a harsh, corrupt judge with a grudge for killing her husband in self-defense. After initial resistance, she's off to the strip club with the rest of the inmates to circumvent abuse from the guards and expose the dirty deeds of the system. This one has it all really - gratuitous nudity and legitimate actors all wrapped in one! Louise Fletcher is a hoot as the acid-tongued prison warden, while Bo Hopkins steals the show as the hilariously sleazy strip club owner, my favorite performance in this type role of all time. Oxenberg is convincing and even earns our sympathy as the unjustly imprisoned mother, plus who doesn't want to see this Princess take her kit off? 3 stars is generous, but since it represents the peak of the field I will allow it - call me guilty as charged. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/23/23 Full Review Audience Member A top shelf WIP film. A woman goes to prison after her boy kills her abusive husband. She is coerced into dancing at a strip club in the prison's progressive work release program. Liked Jeff Fahey's character and Catherine Oxenberg looks great. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/28/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Michael Dequina TheMovieReport.com This should be a recipe of trashy fun; however, this shockingly dull film is just garbage. Rated: 0/4 Jan 6, 2010 Full Review Ryan Cracknell Apollo Guide Rated: 29/100 Jan 1, 2000 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis A woman fights sadistic prison guards, a money-hungry warden and fellow inmates when she goes to jail for a murder her son committed.
      Director
      Glen Pitre
      Screenwriter
      Michael Melon, Michael Sheeter, Paul Pompian
      Rating
      R
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English