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Brute Force

Director: Jules Dassin

Genre: Crime/Thriller

Year: 1947

Running time: 98 minutes

Studio: Upcoast Films

Cast: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford

In the tough Westgate Prison, inmate Joe Collins is sick of the chief of security's abuses of power and is desperate to return home to help his sick wife. After a bout in solitary confinement, Joe returns to his cell crammed with other prisoners and begins to instigate plans for a prison break - but the dangerous Captain Munsey may have ears everywhere.


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