Escape From Alcatraz

"Very Good"

Escape From Alcatraz Review


Our man Clint got another peek at San Francisco as Frank Morris, the legendary criminal who is believed to have been one of only three men who, well, escaped from Alcatraz. While it's pretty low-budget, the movie is quite authentic and was filmed at the actual prison. Eastwood is dour and gruff, yet he's quite engaging as the unlikely hero. And while a few things have been obviously upped for drama's sake, the movie is still quite good on the whole, and definitely worth a look for any fan of history.


Escape From Alcatraz

Facts and Figures

Run time: 112 mins

In Theaters: Friday 22nd June 1979

Box Office Worldwide: $43M

Distributed by: Paramount Home Video

Production compaines: Paramount Pictures, Malpaso Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Fresh: 19 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 7.6 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer:

Starring: as Frank Morris, as Warden, as John Anglin, David Cryer as Wagner, Blair Burrows as Fight Guard, as Doc, Bob Balhatchet as Medical Technical Assistant, Bruce M. Fischer as Wolf, Matthew Locricchio as Exam Guard, Jason Ronard as Bobs, Ron Vernan as Stone, Ray K. Goman as Cellblock Captain, Ed Vasgersian as Cranston, Frank Ronzio as Litmus, Don Michaelian as Beck, Fred Stuthman as Johnson, Madison Arnold as Zimmerman, as English, as Charley Butts, as Clarence Anglin

Also starring: ,

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