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The Escape Artist (1982)

PG 1982-05-28 (US) ComedyCrimeDrama 1h 34m
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The remarkable story of an unusual boy who takes on the world...and wins.


The young and self-confident Danny bluffs at the local police-station that he will escape from prison within an hour. What follows is a flashback showing his childhood with his uncle and aunt, who are 'vaudeville'-artists themselves.

  1. Caleb Deschanel


  2. David Wagoner


  3. Stephen Zito


  4. Melissa Mathison


Top Billed Cast

  1. Raúl Juliá

    Raúl Juliá

    Stu Quiñones

  2. Griffin O'Neal

    Griffin O'Neal

    Danny Masters

  3. Desi Arnaz

    Desi Arnaz

    Mayor Leon Quiñones

  4. Teri Garr

    Teri Garr


  5. Joan Hackett

    Joan Hackett

    Aunt Sibyl

  6. Gabriel Dell

    Gabriel Dell

    Uncle Burke

  7. John P. Ryan

    John P. Ryan


  8. Elizabeth Daily

    Elizabeth Daily


  9. M. Emmet Walsh

    M. Emmet Walsh


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The Escape Artist
The Escape Artist

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $143,369.00


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