Papillon

(1973)

Overview

A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.

  1. Franklin J. Schaffner

    Director

  2. Lorenzo Semple Jr.

    Screenplay

  3. Dalton Trumbo

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Steve McQueen

    Steve McQueen

    Henri "Papillon" Charriere

  2. Dustin Hoffman

    Dustin Hoffman

    Louis Dega

  3. Victor Jory

    Victor Jory

    Indian Chief

  4. Don Gordon

    Don Gordon

    Julot

  5. Anthony Zerbe

    Anthony Zerbe

    Toussaint

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 16, 1973
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 31m

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $53,267,000.00

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