watch 01:27 The Loop (Movies) Do you like this video? Lock Up is a 1989 American prison action film directed by John Flynn. It stars Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, Tom Sizemore, and John Amos. It was released in the United States on August 4, 1989. Retrieved from "https://movies.fandom.com/wiki/Lock_Up?oldid=208225" Categories: Films 1980s films Action films Thriller films Action thriller films Drama films Action drama films Prison films Prison drama films 1989 films English-language films 1980s action thriller films 1980s action drama films 1980s prison films American films American action thriller films American action drama films American prison drama films TriStar Pictures films Carolco Pictures films American films about revenge Films set in New Jersey Films scored by Bill Conti Films with screenplays by Jeb Stuart Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.