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mean machine 1974 KA 3 Rating 4 out of 5


  • Robert Aldrich


  • Burt Reynolds
  • Eddie Albert
  • Ed Lauter


Bruising action comedy starring Burt Reynolds as a convicted former quarterback forced to coach a team of fellow prisoners ahead of a match against their guards. Director Robert Aldrich puts an even dirtier dozen through their paces while Eddie Albert relishes every moment as the sadistic warden who wants to see the jailbirds rocked. Look out for Bond villain Richard 'Jaws' Kiel amidst the flying tackles.

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