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Release Date: November 1st, 1967

DVD Release Date: June 25th, 1997

PG|2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
When petty criminal Luke Jackson (Paul Newman) is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden (Strother Martin) or the yard's resident heavy, Dragline (George Kennedy), who ends up admiring the new guy's unbreakable will. Luke's bravado, even in the face of repeated stints in the prison's dreaded solitary confinement cell, "the box," make him a rebel hero to his fellow convicts and a thorn in the side of the prison officers.

Cast: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, J.D. Cannon, Lou Antonio, Robert Drivas, Strother Martin, Jo Van Fleet, Wayne Rogers

Director: Stuart Rosenberg

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers, Jalem Productions

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Home VĂ­deo

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