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Rated
PG
Runtime 112 min
Ratings
96% critics Rotten Tomatoes
85% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 14+ Common Sense Media
Genre Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release 06/22/79
Actors Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau
Directors Don Siegel
The true story of three inmates who attempt a daring escape from the infamous prison, Alcatraz Island. Although no-one had managed to escape before, bank robber Frank Morris masterminded this elaborately detailed and, as far as anyone knows, ultimately successful, escape. In 29 years, this seemingly impenetrable federal penitentiary, which housed Al Capone and "Birdman" Robert Stroud, was only broken once by three inmates never heard of again.
Genre Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release 06/22/79
Actors Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau
Directors Don Siegel
The true story of three inmates who attempt a daring escape from the infamous prison, Alcatraz Island. Although no-one had managed to escape before, bank robber Frank Morris masterminded this elaborately detailed and, as far as anyone knows, ultimately successful, escape. In 29 years, this seemingly impenetrable federal penitentiary, which housed Al Capone and "Birdman" Robert Stroud, was only broken once by three inmates never heard of again.