The Escape Artist

  • 1982
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama

Griffin O'Neal, son of "the greatest escape artist since Houdini," is trying to follow in his father's footsteps. He finds himself in way over his head, however, when he steals the wallet of Raul Julia, the corrupt mayor's son, who sends goons to threaten him. A simple story is lost in the film's complex structure, and only when O'Neal and Julia are on...read more

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Young Danny's father was known as "the greatest escape artist, second only to Houdini." When Danny leaves home to follow in his father's footsteps, he finds himself in trouble with a small town's corrupt mayor (Desi Arnaz) and the mayor's conniving son (Raul Julia) in this touching family comedy from executive producers Fred Roos and Francis Ford Coppola.

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  • Released: 1982
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Griffin O'Neal, son of "the greatest escape artist since Houdini," is trying to follow in his father's footsteps. He finds himself in way over his head, however, when he steals the wallet of Raul Julia, the corrupt mayor's son, who sends goons to threaten… (more)

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