After Charles Forsyth was sent to the electric chair for a crime he didn’t commit, he forever haunts the prison where he was executed. Flash forward several years when the prison is reopened, under the control of its new warden Eaton Sharpe, a former security guard who framed Charlie. When prisoners are ordered to break down the wall to the execution room, they unknowingly release the angry spirit of Charles Forsyth, a powerful being distributing his murderous rage to all, leading up to the Warden himself.
Prison is a 1988 horror film directed by Renny Harlin and starring Lane Smith, Viggo Mortensen, Chelsea Field, Lincoln Kilpatrick, André De Shields, Tom Everett, Arlen Dean Snyder, Hal Landon Jr. and Rod Lockman. It was filmed at the Old State Prison in Rawlins, Wyoming, with many of its residents on the cast and crew.
Directed by: Renny Harlin
Starring: Lane Smith, Viggo Mortensen, Chelsea Field, Lincoln Kilpatrick, André De Shields, Tom Everett, Arlen Dean Snyder, Hal Landon Jr., Rod Lockman
Screenplay by: C. Courtney Joyner
Production Design by: Philip Duffin
Cinematography by: Mac Ahlberg
Film Editing by: Andy Horvitch
Music by: Richard Band, Christopher L. Stone
Distributed by: Empire Pictures
Release Date: March 4, 1988