Overview

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.

  1. Richard Tuggle

    Screenplay

  2. Don Siegel

    Director

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Status Released

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  • June 22, 1979
    PG, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget $8,000,000.00

Revenue $43,000,000.00

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