The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1987)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama, Prison Film  |   Run Time - 115 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jason Ankeny

This made-for-cable outing is a loose remake of the Paul Muni film I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang. Val Kilmer inhabits the Muni role of World War I vet Robert Elliot Burns, whose exploits following his escape from a Southern work camp are detailed in episodic fashion.

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escaped-convict, prison, veteran [military]