From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Riot (1969, USA) is a Crime-Drama film directed by Buzz Kulik.
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- Released on January 15, 1969 (New York City)
- Running time: 96 minutes
- Production Co.: William Castle Productions
- Distribution Co.: Paramount Pictures
- Directed by Buzz Kulik
- Written by James Poe, from Frank Elli's novel
- Starring: Jim Brown, Gene Hackman, Mike Kellin
- A riot in a state prison is staged to cover up an escape attempt, during which many inmates and guards are killed. Shot on location at Arizona State Prison.
- Freedom ... by any means necessary.
- They exploded the ugliest riot in prison history to cover their dangerous, desperate break for freedom.