Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)

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    S. Craig Zahler

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Bradley Thomas, a former boxer-turned-mechanic teams up with an old acquaintance to work as a drug courier. His risky new venture proves initially lucrative, but his ill-advised participation in an abortive drug-deal sees him sent to prison. When he is transferred to the Red Leaf maximum-security prison, Bradley has to commit acts of extreme violence in order to survive the brutally authoritarian regime.

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