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Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

Escape from Alcatraz
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Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood
Frank Morris
Jack Thibeau Jack Thibeau
Clarence Anglin
Fred Ward Fred Ward
John Anglin
Paul Benjamin Paul Benjamin
Larry Hankin Larry Hankin
Charley Butts

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J. Campbell Bruce J. Campbell Bruce
Richard Tuggle Richard Tuggle


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5 years, 8 months ago at Aug 7 18:50
Another Prison Break which i had enjoyed a lot watching it.


5 years, 8 months ago at Aug 25 7:37
one of the earlier prison break movies and certainly sets the bar high. Great performance from Clint - clever little bits make it a believable and solid film - holds its own even now.

Escape from Alcatraz

4 years, 4 months ago at Dec 4 14:53

Clint Eastwood as Frank Lee Morris
Jack Thibeau as Clarence Anglin
Fred Ward as John Anglin
Patrick McGoohan as the Warden
Larry Hankin as Charlie Butts
Paul Benjamin as English
Frank Ronzio as Litmus
Roberts Blossom as Chester "Doc" Dalton
Bruce M. Fischer as Wolf Grace

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Description: Frank Morris (Clint Eastwood) arrives at Alcatraz in 1960 after having successfully broken out of several other prisons. He seems to inspire respect or hate just by his presence. A brutish prisoner (Bruce Fischer) ties to kill him when he dosen't respond to his sexual advances; the meticulously chilly warden (Patrick McGoohan) knowing his background throws out a challenge — "No one has ever escaped from Alcatraz"; a black con (Paul Benjamin) gives him all the dope on the power structure; a mild-mannered prisoner (Frank Ronzio) with a pet mouse relates to him like a brother; and an old man (Roberts Blossom) who retain ... (more)
Release date: 22 June 1979
UPC: 097360125672
Tags: Thriller (21), Prison (20), Drama (16), 1970s (15), 1979 (15), Escape (13), Crime (12), Action (11), Jailbreak (9), Usa (8), Alcatraz (7), Jail (6), Prison Escape (5), Prisoner (5), Clint Eastwood (5), Flower (4), 70s (4), Paintbrush (3), (3), Based On True Story (3)
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