Hangfire

1991, Movie, R, 89 mins

Opening with a dictionary definition of the titular word, "serious" docudrama-like place and date/time notations and a wholly extraneous prison shower murder, HANGFIRE soon sinks into the morass of genre cliches making up Brian D. Jeffries's screenplay.

This lame and implausible action film begins with a tanker truck accident that releases a cloud of toxic gas heading straight for nearby New Mexico State Penitentiary. The warden (George Kennedy) orders the prison evacuated, during which convict and rabid sociopath Kuttner (Lee De Broux) and buddy Patch (James Tolkan), kidnap prison shrink Maria Slayton (Kim Delaney) and escape with a busload of prisoners. Headi...

Released: 1991 Rated: R Length: 89 mins

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