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The Mean Machine

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Action comedy
I starring Hurt Reynolds Eddie Albert
When he drives his girlfriend's car into the river, ex-pro football star Paul Crewe finds himself in jail for a year. The warden wants Crewe to coach the guards team, but the sadistic Captain Knauer persuades him to refuse. This enrages the warden who inflicts grim punishment on Crewe.
Determined to get revenge on both men Crewe forms his own team - the Mean Machine.
...... Director Robert Aldrich ● FILMS: pages45-52

Contributors

Unknown: Hurt Reynolds
Unknown: Eddie Albert
Unknown: Paul Crewe
Paul Crewe: Burt Reynolds
Warden Hazen: Eddie Albert
Captain Knauer: Ed Lauter
Nate Scarboro: Michael Conrad
Caretaker: Jim Hampton
Granville: Harry Caesar
Pop: John Steadman
Unger: Charles Tyner
Rassmeusen: Mike Henry
Warden's secretary: Bernadette Peters

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