Synopsis: When hardened thugs assault his fiancée and cause the death of his unborn son, Tommy Nix pursues them for retribution - all the way into Great Britain's worst lock-up for juvenile offenders, a corrupt institution where he has every intent to severely offend.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Ron Scalpello
Production: Revolver Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
102 min

Get down!

Get down, get down!

Get down! Get down!

Get down! Get on the floor!

Do you hear me? Get down!

You do not invite leniency.

The severity of the assault,

no less than it was directed

at officers of the law,

leaves me with no option,

maximum sentence.

Two years.

Gravesmere young offenders.

- He did two coppers.

- That right?

- Don't even look at me!

- Shithead.

- Top of the league.

- That was never a penalty, mate.

Downey, Downey.

- Name?

- Tommy Nicks.

You're prison number: A1019.

Look at the camera, Nicks.

- Oh, beautiful face. For radio.

- Thumb print on there.

Put your fucking thumb

on there.

- Go on.

- Fucking wanker.

Oi, you! Shut up!

In fact, sit down!

Stand yourself over there.

Take your clothes off.

Take your clothes off.

Ah, f*ck Cantona. He never

even had a birth certificate.

Why are you going on

about a Frenchman?

He don't even play

for us any more.

Arms up. Tongue out.

Bend over.

Open your arse cheeks.

- Cough.

- Cough!


Stick these on. Hurry up.

- How was your weekend?

- Yeah, it was all right.

- Thomas Nicks.

- Yeah.

Just relax. I have to ask you

a few questions.

So, this is your first time inside?

Any alcohol

or drug dependencies?

- How do you feel?

- Fine.

Any feelings of self-harm?

Suicidal thoughts?


- Who've you been living with?

- Nobody.




No girlfriend.

Okay. Wait there.

What are you

looking at, you wanker?

What have you got

in your bag there?


Yeah, got you.

Don't think you're something

special in here, uh?

We get 30,000 of you wannabe

little pricks through here every year.

The majority go out and re-offend.

What you staying there for?

Get in!

You hardball me like that, prick-muncher,

and I'll start you on basic. No electricity.


Now, be a smartarse,

and I'll throw you in the block.


Got a runner! Got a runner!

Come on!

Move! Move! It's this way!

Come on!

Come on!


Come on, Bob!

One, two, three, four.

One, two, three, four.

One, two, three, four.

Another hanging...

No, they're probably too late.

You good?

I'm Harry.

What are you in here for?



Well, good luck with that.

This is fucking sick!

Are you seeing this!

Crazy! I'm telling you, man.

F*ck, look at all this!

All teenies and trainers.


That's for little kids, man.

- This is fucked up, man.

- Let's go.

- London's fucked!

- Go on your way!

Think about this, yeah?

See, if there's rioting going

all around in London right now?

That means the police are gonna

be stretched to their limits.

- You should line up some big move.

- That's what I'm saying, bruv.

- Take advantage of this whole situation.

- What are you thinking?

- We're gonna rob a jewellery store.

- I'm fucking on it.

Everyone's day, yeah!

That's what I'm saying.

What about you, Blue?

You know me, cuz.

I just follow the pay cheque.

Christmas gonna come early this year.


What was you waiting for

back there, huh? Give me the bag!

Oh, this is fucked.

Gabi. Hold this. Make sure you keep

this one safe for me, yeah?

- I'll come and see you soon.

- See y a.

Come, let's go.

Drop me at my baby mama's.

Look, there's loads

of little mugs out tonight.

Everyone's on it!

Plenty of feds as well.

We need to dump this stuff.

- F*ck that, mate! We're home free!

- We're in a hot whip!

Just drop me at my baby mother's.

- Slow down!

- Hey, what the f*ck?

Slow down!

Slow down!

Just go!

I ain't done nothing!

F*ck off, pig!

Stop now!

F*ck's sake!

Got him grounded? Knife?

Six sevens. Size 9.

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Paul Van Carter

Paul Van Carter (born 15 November 1976) is an award-winning British film producer, novelist, and screenwriter.As a producer, his most recent films include the Winston Churchill biopic Churchill set in the hours preceding D-Day 1944 which stars Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, and John Slattery; the biopic of bare-knuckle boxer Lenny McLean entitled My Name is Lenny which stars Josh Helman, Michael Bisping, and was the last film of actor Sir John Hurt; and the documentary about footballer Paul Gascoigne's life Gascoigne. As a screenwriter his credits include the prison drama Offender, the action film Shank, and the documentary The Guv'nor, which he also directed. As novelist his history of twentieth century painting Oil on Canvas, was published in 2011. He is the co-founder of the London-based film production company Salon Pictures, whose other slated projects include a documentary directed by Rob Ryan entitled Breaking Habits, about the Sisters of The Valley, a commune of nuns in California who grow marijuana for medicinal purposes,, and the biographical film McQueen about fashion designer Alexander McQueen distributed by Lionsgate and Bleecker Street. He was raised in Letchworth Garden City and is married to Kristina Van Carter. more…

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