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Escape from Alcatraz, 1979

Escape from Alcatraz
Directed by: Don Siegel
Written by: Richard Tuggle
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  112 min
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The mood of Escape from Alcatraz is rough, suspenseful, and bleak. The plot centers around a prison breakout, prison life, and going against the odds. It is a thriller, drama, and action movie. In approach, Escape from Alcatraz is serious and realistic. It takes place, at least partly, in a prison. The setting is San Francisco. Escape from Alcatraz happens in the 1960s. It is originally a true story and based on a book. The movie is known for being a classic and critically acclaimed. Escape from Alcatraz is especially suggested for a boys' night. Note that it includes violent content.

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Based on the true story of the only escape from Alcatraz--a maximum-security prison built on an island... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 22 June 1979
Runtime: 112 min

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Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood As Frank Morris
Patrick McGoohan Patrick McGoohan As Warden
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Good acting from Eastwood with a plot that kept me watching, this is a great film.
19.November.2013 |  by: Adam
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one of the best prison movies
I saw this movie recently and there are a few things that the Green Mile took from it and a lot of things that inspired the Shawshank Redemption. It is based on a true story yet manages to be exciting and suspenseful. I enjoyed seeing Fred Ward and...
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