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Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

PG
112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possible successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.
Director
Don Siegel (as Donald Siegel)
Writers
Producer
Don Siegel (as Donald Siegel)
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Marion Dougherty (casting) | Wallis Nicita (casting) (as Wally Nicita)
Production Designer
Allen E. Smith (as Allen Smith)
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Budget
$ 8,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 5,306,354
Gross (USA)
$ 43,000,000
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Release date
Jun 22, 1979 (United States)

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Clint Eastwood
Frank Morris Frank Morris   See fewer
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Roberts Blossom
Chester 'Doc' Dalton Chester 'Doc' Dalton   See fewer
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Jack Thibeau
Clarence Anglin Clarence Anglin   See fewer
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Fred Ward
John Anglin John Anglin   See fewer
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Paul Benjamin
English English   See fewer
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Larry Hankin
Charley Butts Charley Butts   See fewer
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Frank Ronzio
Litmus Litmus   See fewer
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Fred Stuthman
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David Cryer
Wagner Wagner   See fewer
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Madison Arnold
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Blair Burrows
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Bob Balhatchet
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Matthew Locricchio
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Ray K. Goman
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Ed Vasgersian
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Ron Vernan
Stone Stone   See fewer
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Regina Baff
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Hank Brandt
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Candace Bowen
English's Daughter English's Daughter   See fewer
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Joe Miksak
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Stephen Bradley
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Garry Goodrow
Weston Weston   See fewer
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Ross Reynolds
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Al Dunlap
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Jim Haynie
Guard Guard   See fewer
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Tony Dario
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Joe Knowland
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R.J. Ganzert
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Gary Warren
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Joseph Whipp
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Dale Alvarez
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Danny Glover
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Eugene Jackson
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Fritz Ford
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Lars Hensen
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7.6 / 10 | 99,296 votes