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The Big Bird Cage (1972)

3 Ratings: 2.0
Action & Adventure, Cult Movies, and Special Interests movie directed by Jack Hill

Pam Grier and Sid Haig stole the show in Jack Hill's Filipino-women-in-prison hitThe Big Doll House, and they pretty much power this superior action-packed semi-sequel as a South American Bonnie-and-Clyde team. The revolutionaries with mercenary hearts … see full wiki

Director: Jack Hill
2 reviews about The Big Bird Cage (1972)
review by . November 09, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
Toning things down a bit from Big Doll House, Hill returned to his old stomping grounds the following year to make The Big Bird Cage, essentially a spoof of the WIP genre. If you don't take it too seriously and can handle a few sudden 180-degree mood swings, it's one of the most entertaining and certainly best-made women's prison movies of the 1970's. Somewhere on a dictatorially reigned tropical island, American actress Terry (Anita Ford) is taken hostage by revolutionary Django (Sid Haig), when …
review by . March 31, 2005
I'm not out and out familiar with the Women In Prison genre, nor am I all that familiar with the work of Jack Hill. I came to this flick by way of a growing interest in Transgressive/Exploitation cinema of the 60's and 70's.     That being said, The Big Bird Cage is a strange animal of a flick. The trailer for the film comes off as a mean, angry, sadistic prison exploitation movie, when in actuality it's more light-hearted than it lets on. The plot is fairly simple, a band of …
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