Escape From Alcatraz – 1979

Escape From Alcatraz - 1979 - Clint Eastwood Movies


A dramatization of the one possibly successful escape from the notorious prison.



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Escape From Alcatraz - 1979 - Clint Eastwood Movies

Cast (first billed)

  • Clint Eastwood – Frank Morris
  • Patrick McGoohan – Warden
  • Roberts Blossom – Doc


  • Don Siegel


A group of inmates attempt a daring escape from the notorious Alcatraz prison island, from which no-one had managed to escape before. Based on a true story.

Critical Reception

“The film captures the dull routine of prison life including the violence and the treatment while also telling a good story that it has the good taste to leave open as it was in real life.” – Bob -IMDB

” Fans of Eastwood and McGoohan, who both give fantastic performances, should love this. Fans of prison movies should love this. Fans of suspense movies in general should love this. It is a top-notch movie with good performances all around, and I’d highly recommend it.” – Chromium5 – IMDB

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