October 19, 2001
Genre(s): Action, Drama, Thriller
Last Castle offers a view of life in a prison housing men convicted of crimes during time served in the military. Scenes show prison life under a sadistic warden who attempts to destroy the military training and education embedded deeply in the minds of soldiers and marines. When a decorated hero becomes a prisoner at this military prison, he begins to see the covert actions and agenda of the warden. Though the warden is impressed by the decorated inmate, he views him as a potential threat to his agenda. The decorated military prisoner engenders the respect of other inmates as they attempt to destroy the warden's plans. When the facade is broken, the hero is killed raising the American flag.