Escape from Hell (1980 film)

Escape from Hell (also known as Hell Prison, I'm Coming Your Way and Femmine infernali) is a 1980 thriller film distributed by Troma Entertainment.

Escape from Hell
DVD cover
Directed byEdoardo Mulargia
Produced byArturo González
Written bySergio Chiusi
Roberto Estévez
Anthony La Penna
Edoardo Mulargia
StarringAnthony Steffen
Ajita Wilson
Cristina Lau
Cintia Lodetti
Music byMarcello Giombini
CinematographyValverde Mateos Manuel
Edited byEugenio Alabiso
Distributed byTroma Entertainment
Release date
  • 1980 (1980)
Running time
93 minutes

While not prosecuted for obscenity, the film (titled Hell Prison) was seized and confiscated in the UK under Section 3 of the Obscene Publications Act 1959 during the video nasty panic.


A group of abused, scantily-clad female prisoners devise a plan to rebel against their oppressors and escape from their penitentiary.


  • Anthony Steffen - Doctor Farrell
  • Ajita Wilson - Zaira
  • Cristina Lay - Vivienne
  • Cintia Lodetti - Katie
  • Luciano Pigozzi - The Warden
  • Serafino Profumo - Martinez
  • Maite Nicote - Mary (credited as Maite Nicott)
  • Yael Forti - Marika
  • Zaira Zoccheddu - Lucy
  • Adelaide Cendra - Female inmate 1
  • Angela Martinelli - Female inmate 2
  • Gilberto Galimberti - Luis
  • Anna Maria Panaro - Marie Antoinette, the madwoman
  • Robert Spafford - Martinez (voice) (uncredited)

Ban from Britain

The film was originally refused a cinema certificate in Britain in December 1980 and released in a heavily edited form the following year.

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