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Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980)

TV Movie | 196 min | Action, Drama, Crime

Fact based story of the lives and attempted 1962 escape of several inmates in the famous correctional facility. Young inmate Clarence Carnes masterminds a grand escape involving several inmates who have nothing to lose, serving life ...See moreFact based story of the lives and attempted 1962 escape of several inmates in the famous correctional facility. Young inmate Clarence Carnes masterminds a grand escape involving several inmates who have nothing to lose, serving life sentences. Written by Jerry Milani See less
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Ernest Tidyman (teleplay) | Clarence Carnes (based on a story by) | Don DeNevi (based on a story by)
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Updated Nov 5, 1980

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Nov 5, 1980 (United States)

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Michael Beck
Clarence Carnes Clarence Carnes   See fewer
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Art Carney
Robert Stroud Robert Stroud   See fewer
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Alex Karras
Jughead Miller Jughead Miller   See fewer
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Telly Savalas
Cretzer Cretzer   See fewer
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Will Sampson
Clarence's Father Clarence's Father   See fewer
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Ronny Cox
Bernard Coy Bernard Coy   See fewer
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Richard Lynch
Sam Shockley Sam Shockley   See fewer
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Robert Davi
Hubbard Hubbard   See fewer
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John Amos
Bumpy Johnson Bumpy Johnson   See fewer
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James MacArthur
Walt Stomer Walt Stomer   See fewer
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Ed Lauter
Frank Morris Frank Morris   See fewer
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Joe Pantoliano
Ray Neal Ray Neal   See fewer
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Louis Giambalvo
Clarence Anglin Clarence Anglin   See fewer
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Jeffrey Tambor
Dankworth Dankworth   See fewer
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Paul Mantee
Ordway Ordway   See fewer
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Charles Aidman
Warden Johnson Warden Johnson   See fewer
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Jack Rader
Weinhold Weinhold   See fewer
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Spencer Milligan
Fred Haskell Fred Haskell   See fewer
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Miller Miller   See fewer
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Redmond Gleeson
Jackson Jackson   See fewer
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Bradford English
Thompkins Thompkins   See fewer
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Antony Ponzini
John Anglin John Anglin   See fewer
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Paul Picerni
Lt. Lagason Lt. Lagason   See fewer
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Lois Red Elk
Clarence's Mother (as Lois Red-Elk) Clarence's Mother (as Lois Red-Elk)   See fewer
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Arthur Taxier
Connelly Connelly   See fewer
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Holfeld Holfeld   See fewer
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Sandy Ward
McIntire McIntire   See fewer
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Stack Pierce
Presser Presser   See fewer
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Tom Lupo
Dunslay Dunslay   See fewer
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Roger Hackett
Male Nurse Male Nurse   See fewer
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Ken Letner
Armory Lieutenant Armory Lieutenant   See fewer
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Al Cingolani
Carroll Carroll   See fewer
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Bob Hoy
Myron Thompson Myron Thompson   See fewer
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Peter Coyote
Courtney Taylor Courtney Taylor   See fewer
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Alphie Alphie   See fewer
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Wiley Marker
Judge Goodman Judge Goodman   See fewer
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Sheriff's Deputy Sheriff's Deputy   See fewer
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Peter Jason
Lt. Micklin Lt. Micklin   See fewer
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Hoke Howell
Store Owner Store Owner   See fewer
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Jocko Marcellino
Prisoner Prisoner   See fewer
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Roger Hampton
Hampton Hampton   See fewer
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Jim Steck
Guard Crayden Guard Crayden   See fewer
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Pat Valentino
Colman Colman   See fewer
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W.T. Zacha
Baggett Baggett   See fewer
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David De Lange
Lt. Stenfield Lt. Stenfield   See fewer
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Francis X. McCarthy
Lt. Holmby (as Frank McCarthy) Lt. Holmby (as Frank McCarthy)   See fewer
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James Jeter
Guard Fairgate Guard Fairgate   See fewer
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Angelo Grisanti
Convict (as Angelo Grisante) Convict (as Angelo Grisante)   See fewer
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Jim Haynie
Salkin Salkin   See fewer
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Larwin Larwin   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 254 votes