"Brubaker" is one of Kotto's biggest films as he gets second billing under star Robert Redford. In it, Kotto plays one of the prisoner trustees that acts as guard over the rest of the population inside Wakefield Prison. Most of the other trustees are dispicable types, leading his character to make a comment to his roommate after encountering one of them:
Richard 'Dickie' Coombes: I'm getting ready to be angry, Abraham. I'm getting ready to be real angry.