Escape from Alcatraz

Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

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

  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 1979-06-22
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 1215 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 51min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. In 29 years, the seemingly impenetrable federal penitentiary, which housed Al Capone and "Birdman" Robert Stroud, was only broken once - by three men never heard of again.

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  • Clint Eastwood

    as Frank Morris
  • Patrick McGoohan

    as Warden
  • Roberts Blossom

    as Chester "Doc" Dalton
  • Jack Thibeau

    as Clarence Anglin
  • Fred Ward

    as John Anglin
  • Paul Benjamin

    as English
  • Larry Hankin

    as Charley Butts
  • Bruce M. Fischer

    as Wolf
  • Frank Ronzio

    as Litmus
  • Fred Stuthman

    as Johnson
  • David Cryer

    as Wagner
  • Hank Brandt

    as Associate Warden
  • Ray K. Goman

    as Cellblock Captain
  • Blair Burrows

    as Fight Guard
  • Madison Arnold

    as Mr. Zimmerman
  • Garry Goodrow

    as Weston
  • Ron Vernan

    as Stone
  • Ed Vasgersian

    as Cranston
  • Matthew Locricchio

    as Exam Guard
  • Bob Balhatchet

    as Medical Technical Assistant
  • Stephen Bradley

    as Exam Guard
  • Regina Baff

    as Lucy
  • Joe Miksak

    as Police Sgt.
  • Candace Bowen

    as English's Daughter
  • Don Michaelian

    as Beck
  • Dan Leegant

    as Guard
  • John Scanlon

    as Guard
  • Jason Ronard

    as Bobs
  • Ross Reynolds

    as Helicopter Pilot
  • Al Dunlap

    as Visitors' Guard
  • Denis Berkfeldt

    as Guard
  • Jim Haynie

    as Guard
  • Tony Dario

    as Guard
  • Fritz Manes

    as Guard
  • Don Cummins

    as Guard
  • Robert Hirschfeld

    as Guard
  • Lloyd Nelson

    as Guard
  • George Orrison

    as Guard
  • Gary Warren

    as Guard
  • Joseph Whipp

    as Guard
  • Terry Wills

    as Guard
  • Sheldon Feldner

    as Inmate
  • Danny Glover

    as Inmate
  • Carl Lumbly

    as Inmate
  • Eugene Jackson

    as Inmate
Directing Don Siegel Director
Production Don Siegel Producer
Art Allen E. Smith Production Design
Art Edward J. McDonald Set Decoration
Editing Ferris Webster Editor
Production Robert Daley Executive Producer
Production Marion Dougherty Casting
Production Wallis Nicita Casting
Sound Jerry Fielding Music
Writing J. Campbell Bruce Book
Costume & Make-Up Glenn Wright Costume Supervisor
Editing Tim Board Assistant Editor
Editing Joel Cox Assistant Editor
Production Lindsley Parsons Jr. Production Manager
Directing Lloyd Nelson Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Joe McKinney Makeup Artist
Crew H. William Miller Transportation Co-Captain
Sound June Edgerton Music Editor
Camera Bob Bergdahl Camera Operator
Directing Luigi Alfano Assistant Director
Camera Ron Grover Still Photographer
Crew Gary Kalkin Unit Publicist
Production Fritz Manes Associate Producer
Camera Bruce Surtees Director of Photography
Writing Richard Tuggle Screenplay
Art Gene Lauritzen Construction Coordinator
Sound Alan Robert Murray Sound Effects Editor
Sound Bub Asman Sound Effects Editor
Production Jack Terry Unit Production Manager
Sound Bert Hallberg Sound Mixer
Sound John T. Reitz Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Rick Neff Camera Operator
Lighting Chuck Holmes Gaffer
Crew Chuck Gaspar Special Effects
Crew John Reade Transportation Coordinator
Crew Ray Mullen Transportation Co-Captain
Crew Larry Bird Property Master
Sound Carl Fortina Music