Mrs. Soffel

  • 1984
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Drama

Based on a scandalous true story that unfolded in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh, MRS. SOFFEL was a multimillion-dollar bust at the box office, despite the presence of Mel Gibson and Diane Keaton. Kate (Keaton) is the often-ill wife of prison warden Peter Soffel (Edward Herrmann), who runs his jail with a tough attitude. Kate spends a great deal of her...read more

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Mrs. Soffel - Official Trailer
01:54 — In 1901 Pittsburgh, a prison warden's wife throws caution to the wind when she helps two convicted murderers escape. Unique love story based on real e (more…)
(Movie Clip) Biddles Must Not Hang
At the real Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh, introducing the kids (Trini Alvarado, Jennifer Dundas, Danny Corkill, Harley Cross), the Biddles (Mel (more…)
Mrs. Soffel trailer
Mel Gibson and Diane Keaton star in Mrs. Soffel (1984), the true story of a prison warden's wife who helps a notorious killer escape.
(Movie Clip) It's His Blood
The famous Biddle brothers, Ed and Jack (Mel Gibson, Matthew Modine), convicted of murder in Pittsburgh, 1902, their guilt not ascertained, needling a (more…)

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  • Released: 1984
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Based on a scandalous true story that unfolded in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh, MRS. SOFFEL was a multimillion-dollar bust at the box office, despite the presence of Mel Gibson and Diane Keaton. Kate (Keaton) is the often-ill wife of prison warden Peter… (more)

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