Penitentiary (1979)


Directed by: Jamaa Fanaka

Stars: Leon Isaac Kennedy, Wilbur ‘Hi-Fi’ White, Thomas M. Pollard

Language: English + Commentaries (3tracks) | Subtitles: English (embed)

Country: Usa | Imdb Info | Ar: 16:9 | Brrip

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


2.06GB | 99:07mins | 1280×720 | mkv

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5 Responses to Penitentiary (1979)

  1. Marc Rivers says:

    I saw this movie at a double bill at old time square movie theatre a completely underrated classic film about hard core prison life thanks for all the great classic movies rarelust associates.

  2. d. miller says:

    Thank you for this blaxplotaion classic in high resolution with commentaries. The same applies to Penitentiary 2, as well as Watermelon Man.

  3. Robbytag says:

    a complete Balxploitation movie . Just one sex scene

  4. Ali says:

    For those unfamiliar with this one “Penitentiary” is a hybrid prison film/blaxploitation/boxing movie/comedy/drama. And it is superb on every level. On of the absolute finest of the genre.

  5. Phaota says:

    Commentaries are with (1) writer/producer/director Jamaa Fanaka, and (2) second assistant director Sergio Mimms.

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