Short Eyes


Release Date: September 28, 1977

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 40m

Content Rating: R

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A young man who is charged with child molestation is placed in New York City’s infamous Tombs prison. When the other inmates in his cell block find out what he is charged with, life becomes extremely difficult for him.

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Short Eyes is a 1977 American film adaptation of Miguel Piñero's play of the same title, directed by Robert M. Young. It was filmed in the Manhattan House of Detention for Men, otherwise known as The Tombs.The Wu-Tang Clan sampled dialogue from the film for the songs "Let My Niggas Live" and "Gravel Pit" in 2000.
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