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R| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
A new convict (Stephen Dorff) struggles to maintain his sanity and sense of humanity after he's thrust into a prison system in which a brutal guard (Harold Perrineau) encourages gladiatorial combat between inmates.

Cast: Stephen Dorff , Val Kilmer , Harold Perrineau , Marisol Nichols , Anne Archer , Sam Shepard , Nick Chinlund , Johnny Lewis

Director: Ric Roman Waugh

Genres: Drama

Felon (2008)

Release Date: July 18th, 2008|1 hr. 44 min.

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fan reviews ( 4 )
  • There are times when a Kilmer performance is like watching a clock move: well-timed and oddly compelling, even though it's totally predictable. That's the case with Felon, which doesn't belong to Kilmer but which he steals anyhow. show more

  • The most startling performance comes from Val Kilmer as Wade's hardened cellmate, a man who combines bitterness with wisdom. show more

  • Kilmer and Dorff, who was also an executive producer, immerse themselves in difficult roles. show more

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  • October 28, 2010 T4hawk2
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    Well acted, directed and written. I would highly recommend this film. This could happen to anyone

  • November 09, 2008 Cschierman
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    loved it as much as shawshank,,,val is hot in this movie!

  • September 14, 2008 Gary
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    In a way,,,, movie kind of reminds me of "Shaw Shank Redemption" (1996,, starring Morgan Freeman).

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