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Papillon

A grim, authentically brutal film about the escape of notorious French felon Henri "Papillon" Charriere (Steve McQueen) from the supposedly inescapable prison fortress of Devil's Island. The story begins in the streets of Marseilles in the 1930s, with Fren… (more)

Released: 1973

Rating: PG

TV Guide Rating:(9 ratings)

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Papillon - Official Trailer
03:09 — True story of two convicts serving time on 1930's Devil's Island who are determined to escape their hell-on-earth. Great performances by McQueen and H (more…)
(Movie Clip) Forget France!
Cameos in the opening, screenwriter Dalton Trumbo the barking officer, Anne Byrne, wife of co-star Dustin Hoffman seeing him off, as he departs with S (more…)
(Movie Clip) You Escape, They Hunt
Arriving from France, Steve McQueen (title character) and Dega (Dustin Hoffman) get their first look at Devil's Island, with comments from returning i (more…)
(Movie Clip) No One Is Innocent
En route to the penal colony in French Guyana ca. 1933, Steve McQueen (title character) introduces himself to wisecracking counterfeiter Dega (Dustin (more…)

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  • Released: 1973
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: A grim, authentically brutal film about the escape of notorious French felon Henri "Papillon" Charriere (Steve McQueen) from the supposedly inescapable prison fortress of Devil's Island. The story begins in the streets of Marseilles in the 1930s, with Fren… (more)

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