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Fortress (1993) Movie Information

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Fortress (1993)
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Overall Rank:

7538

Avg. Rating:

2.47/4

# of Ratings:

35

Genres:

Action, Sci-Fi

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

09/03/1993

Director:

Stuart Gordon

Actors:

Christopher Lambert
Kurtwood Smith
Loryn Locklin
Clifton Collins Jr.
Lincoln Kilpatrick
Jeffrey Combs

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

The future is under strict population control. When a husband and wife are caught at an emigration point with an illegal baby, they are sent to prison. Soon they learn they entire operation is run by a heartless corporation who use various forms of mind control on the prisoners. -- Chris Kavan

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1.5/4 

Typical of the kind of dumb sci-fi B-movie that became the staple of Christopher Lambert's career, this daft prison yarn gets increasingly ridiculous as it goes (it winds up with them being stalked by an intelligent lorry...)

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11/18/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Better than I expected

I'm all for cheesy sci-fi movies with pretty bad acting and so I was surprised when I was given more than I bargained for with Fortress. Sure, it's still dated as the effects aren't what they could be now but it is actually a very watchable movie. Christopher Lambert makes a likeable hero and even the character of Karen doesn't come across as your typical damsel in distress, being able to hold her own. Kurtwood Smith plays the part of the villain well as he displays some depth in the character but it's the cell mates that I believe steal the movie. Abraham is an interesting character, showing what happens to people if they are in there for so long and then there's the all-important computer whizz played to perfection by Jeffrey Combs. D-Day is one of my favourite characters of his, he pla...

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3/4 

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