ESCAPE FROM DEATH BLOCK 13 (2021) Reviews of Robert Bronzi action thriller



Escape from Death Block 13 is a 2021 action thriller in which a hardman is seeking revenge for his brother’s death.

Written and directed by Gary Jones (Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan; Jolly Roger: Massacre at Cutter’s Cove; Crocodile 2: Death Swamp; Spiders; Mosquito).

The American Film Club Partners production stars Robert Bronzi (Exorcist Vengeance; Death Kiss; Cry Havoc; From Hell to the Wild West), Chris Hahn, Nicholas Turturro, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Debbie Scaletta and Lyindaa Russell.


After the death of his brother, Mick Kovacs (Robert Bronzi) travels to America to seek justice. Framed for attempted murder, he is sent to the notorious Pleasant Hill Penitentiary where survival is an everyday struggle.

Seeking revenge after discovering the truth behind his brother’s death, Mick’s rage ignites an explosive riot as he makes a daring escape…


” …the audio is extremely distracting, the actors aren’t that good, and the story could certainly use some work. What it does well, though, is to keep what story it does have moving at a brisk pace so it doesn’t seem like the movie is overly long […] The fight scenes aren’t anything to write home about but the final act of the film is essentially one long action sequence and you have to love that.” Bulletproof Action

“Weighing it all out, Escape from Deathblock 13 is an average low-budget action film.” Voices from the Balcony


In the USA, Uncork’d Entertainment will release Escape from Death Block 13 On-Demand on November 2 and on DVD on November 23, 2021.

Cast and characters:

Robert Bronzi … Mick Kovacs
Chris Hahn … Bunyan
Nicholas Turturro … Renda
Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs … Agent Langley
Debbie Scaletta … Warden Jack
Lyindaa Russell … Detective Borelli
Tim Lovelace … Tex
Justin Hawkins … Greenhorn
Beau Roberts … Deputy Warden Bright
Richard Napoli … Foreman Steckler
David Greathouse … Dr M
Leo McNamee … Wizard
Bud Moffett … Bud
Kenny Hendrix … Chaney
George j. Merino … Wiseguy 1
Michael Merino … Wiseguy 2
Mickey Scodova … Nightcrawler
Ray Szuch … Pappy
Jimmie Lee … Nightmare
Bryan Jones … Stuckey
Jacob Southwick … Maddog
Nicholas D’Amico … Cook
Jeff Miller … Ronny

Filming locations:

Historic Mansfield Reformatory, Ohio. The same prison where The Shawshank Redemption was filmed.

Technical details:

104 minutes

Trailer 1:

Red band trailer:

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