Pity poor Sylvester Stallone, whose macho everyman must once again suffer the slings and arrows of a cruel and heartless society! In LOCK UP, Frank Leone (Stallone) is a basically decent guy who has been serving time in prison after putting a mean hurt on a group of thugs who roughed up
his elderly mentor. Earlier, when sadistic Warden Drumgoole (Donald Sutherland) refused to let model-prisoner Frank out of jail on a weekend pass to visit his dying mentor, Frank escaped and went to the media with tales of Drumgoole's abuse of inmates. Drumgoole was reprimanded and sent to preside
over one of the worst prisons in the entire system. But the obviously psychotic warden...