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In May of 1946, Alcatraz inmate Bernie Coy initiates a carefully thought out plan to escape the island prison. His plan, carried out with five accomplices, falls apart when they can't obtain a key to unlock a door leading to the yard.

  1. Paul Wendkos


  2. Clark Howard


  3. John Gay


Top Billed Cast

  1. David Carradine

    David Carradine

    Bernard 'Bernie' Paul Coy

  2. Richard Dysart

    Richard Dysart

    Warden James Johnston

  3. Dennis Farina

    Dennis Farina

    Robert Stroud

  4. Charles Haid

    Charles Haid

    Sam Shockley

  5. Howard Hesseman

    Howard Hesseman

    Joseph 'Dutch' Cretzer

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Six Against the Rock


Status Released

Release Information

  • May 18, 1987


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

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