Scared Straight!

  • 1978
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Documentary

This celebrated, Oscar- and Emmy-winning documentary chronicles a program designed to prevent crime by introducing juvenile offenders to the realities of prison life; its addendum, SCARED STRAIGHT! 20 YEARS LATER, touches base with the first documentary's participants. In 1978, documentary filmmaker Arnold Shapiro accompanied 17 delinquents to the Juvenile...read more

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  • Released: 1978
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This celebrated, Oscar- and Emmy-winning documentary chronicles a program designed to prevent crime by introducing juvenile offenders to the realities of prison life; its addendum, SCARED STRAIGHT! 20 YEARS LATER, touches base with the first documentary's… (more)

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