Jackson County Jail

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Jackson County Jail (1976, USA) is a Crime film directed by Michael Miller.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1976
  • Color
  • Runtime: 89 min (USA)
  • Rated: R
  • Production Co: New World Pictures | TBC
  • Distribution Co: New World Pictures (1976) (USA) (theatrical) | United Artists (1977) (France) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Michael Miller
  • Written by Donald Stewart
  • Starring: Yvette Mimieux, Tommy Lee Jones, Lisa Copeland, Cliff Emmich, Michael Ashe, Edward Marshall, Howard Hesseman
  • Produced by Jeff Begun, Roger Corman, Paul Gonsky
  • Original Music by L. Loren Newkirk
  • Cinematography by Bruce Logan
  • Film Editing by Caroline Biggerstaff (as Caroline Ferriol)

Plot Summary

  • A wrongfully imprisoned young woman accused of murdering the guard who assaulted her escapes from jail and becomes a fugitive.

Also Known As

  • Gefangen in Jackson County (Germany)
  • Eccesso di difesa (Italy)
  • La Celda de la violación (Spain)
  • La Prison du viol (France)
  • The Innocent Victim (USA) (Video Title)
  • Vergewaltigt hinter Gittern (Germany)


  • The cops are there to protect her... but who will protect her from the cops?
  • What they do to her in the Jackson County Jail is a crime!
  • The way out is murder!
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