Release Date: November 17, 2006 Studio: Universal Pictures Director: Bob Odenkirk Screenwriter: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Michael Patrick Jann Starring: Dax Shepard, Will Arnett, Chi McBride, Dylan Baker, Steve Dahl, David Koechner, Michael Shannon Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R (for language, sexual content, some violence and drug material) Official Website: LetsGotoPrison.com
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The joint’s a scary place, so you better make friends fast. Right away, Nelson offends the wrong cons and is sold—by John—to Barry (CHI McBRIDE, The Nine, The Terminal, Undercover Brother) for prison snuggling. But the moment that revenge starts tasting sweet, Nelson becomes Big Man in the Big House and turns the tables on John…changing the rules of his insane game.
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1. Production Information
When asked about prison movies, the film buff instantly calls to mind epochal pictures such as Cool Hand Luke, The Count of Monte Cristo and Birdman of Alcatraz...
2. Willingly Going to Prison: Filmmakers Get Locked Up
According to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics—as of June 2005—2,186,230 prisoners were held in Federal or State prisons or in local jails. This represents roughly .7% of America’s people, or approximately the population of Houston, Texas...
4. Life Behind Bars: Design and Style of the Film
In searching for an actual prison in which to set the film, the filmmakers looked for an active holding facility in Los Angeles, Pittsburgh and New York that could serve as their
Rossmore State Penitentiary...
McBride on Let's Go to Prison
CanMag, CA - Nov
... started using it and they were due to
come back that June and we were done by then.”. Let's Go to
out in theatres now.
SELLS LET'S GO TO PRISON
VUE Weekly, Canada - Nov
Going by the trailers, I didn’t expect much from
Let’s Go to Prison.
That’s actually putting it mildly—I thought watching ...
Go to Prison" a criminal endeavor
Reuters - Nov
NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - The ingenuity and
talent of the movie industry's trailer creators are well demonstrated
by "Let's Go to Prison" because the few ...
Go to Prison
Chicago Tribune, United
States - Nov 20, 2006
... guy being sent to a penitentiary. But
the juvenile "Let's Go to Prison," which opened Friday,
never comes close to locating it. ...
INTERVIEW: DAX SHEPARD (LET'S GO TO PRISON)
Cinematic Happenings Under
Development, NY - Nov 15, 2006
... Let’s Go To Prison sees
Shepard, who starred on Ashton Kutcher’s prank show Punk’d,
as well as Without A Paddle and Zathura, playing a convict who has