Brawl in Cell Block 99

Brawl in Cell Block 99 is a 2017 American neo-noir prison thriller film written and directed by S. Craig Zahler. It stars Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Carpenter, Don Johnson, Udo Kier, Marc Blucas, and Tom Guiry. It was screened out of competition at the 74th Venice International Film Festival. The film was released in theaters on October 6, 2017, and on digital HD and video on demand on October 13, 2017, by RLJE Films.


Former boxer and drug mule Bradley Thomas is laid off from his job at an auto-repair shop. As he arrives home, he founds a hickey on his wife Lauren, who admits to an extramarital affair. To cope, Bradley orders her inside the house before he violently dismantles her car with his bare hands. He later discusses with Lauren their failing relationship and decides to forgive her and return to drug trafficking.