Death House ★½ 1988
Derek Keillor is on Death Row at Townsend State Prison when he discovers a plot to use inmates for scientific experiments in biological warfare. He decides the best way to get out is to volunteer, which means convincing the man who put him in prison that they're now on the same side. 92m/C VHS, DVD . Dennis Cole, Anthony (Tony) Franciosa, Michael Pataki, John Saxon; D: John Saxon.
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