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Lock Up: The Prisoners of Rikers Island

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Documentary Crime Rated: 18+ (R)19941h 15mOn: HBO MAX HBO Tags: New York Country: America

Documentary about the Rikers Island prison. If you're arrested in New York City and can't make bail, you'll be sent to Rikers Island--a mammoth holding facility for 17,000 men and women awaiting trial. TV journalist Jon Alpert spent ten months filming there, coming away with a graphic and unblinking portrait of life inside America's largest jail complex, including a moving look at the human faces behind the statistics.Lock Up: The Prisoners of Rikers Island is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, and streaming on HBO. It's a crime and documentary movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (102 votes).

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#34,181 Ranked Movie

#659 Ranked in New York Movies

#852 Ranked in Movies on HBO

#5120 Ranked in Crime Movies

Lock Up: The Prisoners of Rikers Island has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (102 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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