Escape From Alcatraz

Veteran genre director Don Siegel directed this simple and gripping story about an actual escape from the supposedly escape-proof Alcatraz. Siegel is extremely good at this sort of thing (see his 1954 genre classic, RIOT IN CELL BLOCK 11) and if you like to watch people doing a job, you won't find it done better elsewhere. The escape-proof "Rock" was designed...read more

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Escape From Alcatraz - Trailer
00:38 — True account of the only successful escape attempt ever made in the famous maximum security prison, in 1962. The three escapees were never recaptured!
Escape From Alcatraz - Official Trailer
02:02 — True account of the only successful escape attempt ever made in the famous maximum security prison, in 1962. The three escapees were never recaptured!
(Movie Clip) Welcome To Alcatraz
Clint Eastwood (as inmate Frank Morris) gets checked in old-style at The Rock, one of many hypnotic location sequences by director Don Siegel in the 1 (more…)
(Movie Clip) King Of The Mountain
New inmate Frank Morris (Clint Eastwood) crosses racial lines and uses nasty language, visiting his powerful new friend English (Paul Benjamin), in an (more…)

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Tue May 1 12:30pm
Escape From Alcatraz SUND

Set in the early 1960s, this fact-based chronicle details the story of a group of inmates who plot a daring breakout from the maximum-security institution off the coast of San Francisco. Filmed on location.

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Wed May 2 10:00am
Escape From Alcatraz SUND

Set in the early 1960s, this fact-based chronicle details the story of a group of inmates who plot a daring breakout from the maximum-security institution off the coast of San Francisco. Filmed on location.

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  • Released: 1979
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Veteran genre director Don Siegel directed this simple and gripping story about an actual escape from the supposedly escape-proof Alcatraz. Siegel is extremely good at this sort of thing (see his 1954 genre classic, RIOT IN CELL BLOCK 11) and if you like t… (more)

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