Escape From Alcatraz

  • 1979
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Prison

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…)
(Movie Clip) Open, January 18
The dark and eerie opening sequence from director Don Siegel's 1979 Clint Eastwood hit Escape From Alcatraz, also starrng Patrick McGoohan, Paul Benja (more…)
(Movie Clip) Rotten Eggs
The warden (Patrick McGoohan) delivers his well-practiced welcome speech to mostly non-responsive new inmate Frank Morris (Clint Eastwood), in an earl (more…)

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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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