Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

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No one has ever escaped from Alcatraz... And no one ever will!

Directed By Don Siegel Don Siegel Starring Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood  •  Patrick McGoohan Patrick McGoohan  •  Roberts Blossom Roberts Blossom  •  Larry Hankin Larry Hankin  •  Bruce M. Fischer Bruce M. Fischer  •  Madison Arnold Madison Arnold  •  Bob Balhat-Chet Bob Balhat-Chet  •  Denis Berkfeldt Denis Berkfeldt  •  Hank Brandt Hank Brandt  •  Blair Burrows Blair Burrows Genres Action  •  Escape Film  •  Prison Film Release Info 1979-06-22T00:00:00Z June 22, 1979
Color  •  112 minutes PG Rated PG
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Escape from Alcatraz vs. The Shawshank Redemption

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robmoviefilms13 said on 3/28/2020

"Both are quality prison films, but Shawshank exists in a higher tier of film classics. It's..." more ►

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JC13

JC13 on 3/10/2015 Reply  · 

Don Siegel is a very under appreciated director. This one here is damn good. Eastwood is the man. My 999th movie on Flickchart.

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Caesar

Caesar on 3/20/2016 Reply  · 

This movie totally ripped off The Shawshank Redemption, even though it came out 15 years earlier.

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Eagleskywalker87

Eagleskywalker87 on 10/20/2018 Reply  · 

It is good but definitely the poor mans’ Shawshank Redemption. My 654th movie on Flickchart.

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johnmason

johnmason on 5/3/2020 Reply  · 

It's even got its own Mr. Jingles!

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