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Fortress
5.5 Rating
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5.8 IMDB rating

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Christopher Lambert

Christopher Lambert

John Henry Brennick
Kurtwood Smith

Kurtwood Smith

Prison Director Poe
Loryn Locklin

Loryn Locklin

Karen B. Brennick
Tom Towles

Tom Towles

Stiggs
Vernon Wells

Vernon Wells

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Troy Neighbors

Troy Neighbors

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Steven Feinberg

Steven Feinberg

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futuristic action

7 years, 10 months ago at Oct 7 18:51
2 votes
Lambert and his wife are expecting their 2nd child. However, in this futuristic world, only one child is allowed per family. Eventually they are both captured and sent to a highly secured prison in the middle of nowhere.
Escape is apparently impossible.
But is it?

Decent acting. Not the greatest performance by Lambert though.
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An epically manly action classic

5 months, 3 weeks ago at Feb 9 3:42
2 votes
"Crime does not pay."

Fortress is an epically manly classic from the golden age of cinematic mandom. A prison break action-thriller, it possesses all the right ingredients for an entertaining slice of escapism, with an imaginative vision of a dystopic future, a superb cast containing a few action genre luminaries, and an R rating in place allowing for plenty of satisfying violence a... read more
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Release date: 3 September 1993
UPC: 012236116059
Action (7), Sci-fi (6), Prison (4), Scifi (2), Action Hero (2), Future (2), Robots (2), Explosions (2), 1990s (2), Escape (2), Outer Space (2), Pursuit (2), 1992 (1), 1990's (1), 90's (1), 1993 (1), HQ (1), Manhunt (1), Película De La Resistencia Sagra -LG (1), Prision (1)
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Top Favorite Films of 1992 (77 movies items)

" Directed by Stuart Gordon Starring Christopher Lambert, Kurtwood Smith, Loryn Locklin, Clifton Collin, Jr., Lincoln Kirkpatrick, Jeffrey Combs, Tom Towles, Vernon Wells, Denni Gordon, Sam Copping, Anika Thomas, and featuring voice of Carolyn Purdy Gordon "


PvtCaboose91 posted a review 5 months, 3 weeks ago

An epically manly action classic

“"Crime does not pay."

Fortress is an epically manly classic from the golden age of cinematic mandom. A prison break action-thriller, it possesses all the right ingredients for an entertaining slice of escapism, with an imaginative vision of a dystopic future, a superb cast containing a few action genre luminaries, and an R rating in place allowing for plenty of satisfying violence and salty language. Fortress started life as a generously-budgeted vehicle for Arnold Schwarzenegger, but the Austrian Oak instead opted to star in Last Action Hero, provoking budget cuts. Nevertheless, the ensuing feature is more than adequate, and although it's not exactly thought-provoking or deep, it's a perfectly sufficient beer and pizza extravaganza.

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"First Viewing Viewed: January 28th Plot: A futuristic prison movie. Protagonist and wife are nabbed at a future US emigration point with an illegal baby during population control."


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" In the year 2017 one corporation is building a fortress for the ultimate takeover...your mind.Story/Writing ★★★ (3/5) Acting ★★★ (3/5) Visuals ★★★ (3/5) Soundtrack ★★★ (3/5) Watched on: June 2, 2011 "


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doudouce55 posted a review 7 years, 10 months ago

futuristic action

“Lambert and his wife are expecting their 2nd child. However, in this futuristic world, only one child is allowed per family. Eventually they are both captured and sent to a highly secured prison in the middle of nowhere.

Escape is apparently impossible.

But is it?

Decent acting. Not the greatest performance by Lambert though.

This is definitely a film for guys (or anyone who likes to see a good fight!), it's filled with action, and is a good entertainment.

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