Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, California, USA"


1. Catch Me If You Can (2002)

PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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The true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

Votes: 576,463 | Gross: $164.44M

2. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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81 Metascore

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 894,046 | Gross: $290.16M

3. The Book of Eli (2010)

R | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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53 Metascore

A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson, Gary Oldman

Votes: 238,949 | Gross: $94.82M

4. The Rock (1996)

R | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

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58 Metascore

A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, John Spencer

Votes: 268,086 | Gross: $134.01M

5. Batman Forever (1995)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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51 Metascore

Batman must battle Two-Face and The Riddler with help from an amorous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman

Votes: 198,455 | Gross: $184.03M

6. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

PG | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possible successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau

Votes: 91,427 | Gross: $36.50M

7. Point Blank (1967)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Thriller

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After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, Keenan Wynn, Carroll O'Connor

Votes: 14,317

8. So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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A San Francisco poet who fears commitment suspects his girlfriend may not be who she appears.

Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Mike Myers, Nancy Travis, Anthony LaPaglia, Amanda Plummer

Votes: 28,766 | Gross: $11.59M

9. Murder in the First (1995)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

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An eager and idealistic young attorney defends an Alcatraz prisoner accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over three years in solitary confinement.

Director: Marc Rocco | Stars: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 22,464 | Gross: $17.38M

10. Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

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Dr. Goldfoot has invented an army of bikini-clad robots who are programmed to seek out wealthy men and charm them into signing over their assets. Craig Gamble and Todd Armstrong set out to foil the fiendish plot.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Vincent Price, Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Susan Hart

Votes: 1,594

11. Alcatraz (2012)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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In 1963, all the prisoners and guards mysteriously disappear from Alcatraz. In the present day, they resurface and a secret agency are tasked with re-capturing them.

Stars: Sarah Jones, Jorge Garcia, Jonny Coyne, Parminder Nagra

Votes: 36,039

12. The Enforcer (1976)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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Dirty Harry must foil a terrorist organization made up of disgruntled Vietnam veterans. But this time, he's teamed with a rookie female partner that he's not too excited to be working with.

Director: James Fargo | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 33,546

13. Electric Dreams (1984)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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An artificially intelligent PC and his human owner find themselves in a romantic rivalry over a woman.

Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Lenny von Dohlen, Virginia Madsen, Maxwell Caulfield, Bud Cort

Votes: 5,460

14. Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

147 min | Biography, Drama

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A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

Directors: John Frankenheimer, Charles Crichton | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Neville Brand

Votes: 12,825

15. Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)

PG | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Family

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30 Metascore

The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.

Director: Brad Peyton | Stars: Bette Midler, Chris O'Donnell, Jack McBrayer, James Marsden

Votes: 10,741 | Gross: $43.58M

16. An Eye for an Eye (1981)

R | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail... See full summary »

Director: Steve Carver | Stars: Chuck Norris, Christopher Lee, Richard Roundtree, Matt Clark

Votes: 2,706

17. Skidoo (1968)

R | 98 min | Comedy

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Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter Darlene on his ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Jackie Gleason, Carol Channing, Frankie Avalon, Fred Clark

Votes: 1,111

18. Slaughterhouse Rock (1988)

R | 90 min | Horror

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A man visits Alcatraz prison after having dreams about all the people who died there. When he gets there, his brother is possessed by an envil cannibal demon. The ghost of a female heavy ... See full summary »

Director: Dimitri Logothetis | Stars: Toni Basil, Nicholas Celozzi, Tom Reilly, Donna Denton

Votes: 411

19. Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980 TV Movie)

196 min | Action, Drama, Crime

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Somewhat fact-based story of the lives and attempted 1962 escape of several inmates in the famous correctional facility. Young inmate Clarence Carnes masterminds a grand escape involving ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Krasny | Stars: Michael Beck, Art Carney, Alex Karras, Telly Savalas

Votes: 225

20. The Way of the Master (2003–2014)

Drama, Reality-TV

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This is a new look at reality TV. Each program is 30 minutes of evangelist and author Ray Comfort and actor Kirk Cameron teaching Christians how to share their faith effectively and ... See full summary »

Stars: Ray Comfort, Kirk Cameron, Mark Spence, Todd Friel

Votes: 329

21. Scammerhead (2014)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

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A Global Film Noir with dark comic elements about Silas Breece, a legendarily unorthodox business hustler who travels the world seeking capitol from bizarre investors, mobsters and ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Zukovic | Stars: Alex Rocco, Bruce Glover, Dan Zukovic, Chris Humphreys

Votes: 64

22. Down Time (2001)

R | 90 min | Drama, Crime

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A street hustler who makes all the wrong moves finds himself doing hard time in the penitentiary in this hard-edged drama. Slim is a small time drug dealer who tries to make that one big ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Wilson | Stars: William Van Noland, Peter Quartaroli, Sam McBride, Joy Garner

Votes: 349

23. Dead Famous (2004–2006)

45 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

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Gail Porter and Chris Fleming take a spirited road trip through the West Coast of America looking for the ghostly locations where the legends of stage and screen reside.

Stars: Gail Porter, Chris Fleming, Richard Senate, Barry Taff

Votes: 145

24. We Sold Our Souls for Rock 'n Roll (2001)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Music

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Documentary following the Ozzfest Tour in 1999, with live music and interviews interspersed. Featuring the band members from Black Sabath, Primus, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Buckethead, System of a Down and others.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Tom Araya, Blasko, Paul Bostaph, Buckethead

Votes: 99

25. The Rock (1967)

9 min | Short

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In this promotional short for the MGM feature Point Blank (1967), the "rock" of the title is Alcatraz Island, which housed a US federal prison that closed in 1963. Alcatraz is one of the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Boorman, Angie Dickinson, John Giles, Lee Marvin

Votes: 57

26. Undercover History (2006– )

52 min | History, Mystery

7.4
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Stars: John Benjamin Hickey, Tim Halpin, Jordan Romano, Will Rosser

Votes: 21

27. Force of Darkness (1985)

R | Horror, Thriller

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In a parking lot, Gloria Ramsey is the powerless witness to the murder of her life partner, a physician. On the scene of the crime, the police listen to the young woman's version but ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Hauge | Stars: Mel Novak, Doug Shanklin, Loren Cedar, Mark Milan

Votes: 33

28. Dirty Harry: The Original (2001 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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A look at the making of the Dirty Harry series.

Director: Jerry Hogrewe | Stars: Robert Urich, Clint Eastwood, John Milius, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Votes: 140

29. Oh Danny Boy (2005)

105 min | Comedy

5.0
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Danny Hope is an undergraduate performing arts major who has lost his girlfriend, love for the theater and failed a required course which, if his father catches wind of, will have to drop ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Jwayad | Stars: Blake Hooper, James Owens, Kiki Allgeier, Melanie A. Smith

Votes: 9

30. Cinema Salvation (2010)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

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A comedic and insightful look into an aspiring filmmaker's journey to direct a film about his ex-fiancé who didn't believe love was enough.

Director: Mike Cohen | Stars: Mark Attew, Carson Aune, David Bickford, Mari C. Blackwell

31. Terror on Alcatraz (1987)

90 min | Action, Crime, Horror

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Frank Morris, returning decades later to the scene of his escape from Alcatraz, scours his old prison cell for a map to a safety deposit box key. But his plans are interrupted by a number ... See full summary »

Directors: Philip Marcus, Marvin G. Lipschultz | Stars: Aldo Ray, Sandy Brooke, Verónica Porche Ali, Bea Marcus

Votes: 63

32. The Magic of David Copperfield IX: The Escape from Alcatraz (1987 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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This is the 9th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Ann Jillian after a short presentation by David Copperfield himself from the Alcatraz prison's beacon. It is the first one... See full summary »

Directors: David Copperfield, Gary Halvorson | Stars: David Copperfield, Ann Jillian, Al Capone, George Kelly

Votes: 30

33. Ghosts of California (2003 Video)

58 min | Documentary

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This documentary investigates five of California's most haunted sites: Alcatraz island, Bodie Ghost Town, Hotel Del Coronado, The Whaley House and The Winchester Mystery House.

Director: Lynn Stevenson | Stars: Derek Bodkin, Lori Brosnan, Kathryn Dial, Christine Donovan

Votes: 8

34. The Hunt for the Boston Strangler (2007 TV Movie)

52 min | Mystery

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Police closed the case of the infamous Boston Strangler when handyman Albert De Salvo confessed to the grisly murder of 13 women. But recent forensic evidence reveals that in at least one ... See full summary »

Director: Noel Dockstader | Stars: Liz Anderson, Albert DeSalvo, Tim Halpin, John Benjamin Hickey

35. H.M.S. Bounty Sails Again! (1962)

8 min | Short, Documentary

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M-G-M built a full-sized replica of H.M.S. Bounty for its production of Mutiny on the Bounty (1962). This promotional short shows the ship stopping at several cities on North America's west coast during a world tour.

Stars: William Bennett, Ellsworth Coggins, John Cherberg, Joseph Gandy

Votes: 38

36. Breaking Out: The Alcatraz Concert (1998)

90 min | Documentary, Music

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Director: Michael Franzise | Stars: Usher Raymond, Missy Elliott, Run-D.M.C., Naughty By Nature

37. Hit the Road with Paul Wilson & Lee Asher (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 140 min | Comedy

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From Hollywood's world-famous Magic Castle to the casinos of Las Vegas and even into Alcatraz, join Paul and Lee as they discover the magic and magicians of America's West coast. Along the ... See full summary »

Director: R. Paul Wilson | Stars: Alan Ackerman, Lee Asher, Steve Beam, Jefferson Black

38. 24 Hours (2011)

15 min | Short, Thriller

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Follows the final day of a male citizen as the Government sentences him to death.

Director: Lauren Flores | Stars: Allen Jang, Rebecca Olson, Steven Rodriguez, Greg Likhatchev

39. Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco (1956)

Approved | 9 min | Short, Comedy

6.0
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Phil Foster's Brooklyn character visits picturesque San Francisco and, in Brooklynese lingo, describes the sights and wonders and hilly terrain of the City By the Bay...the cable cars, Chinatown, the Presido, the Golden Gate Bridge, etc.

Director: Arthur Cohen | Star: Phil Foster

Votes: 8

40. After Alcatraz: Surviving the Escape

Drama | Announced

Following a successful escape from Alcatraz island prison on that late night of June 11th 1962, escapee Frank Morris survives the harbor crossing of San Francisco Bay and sets off to make a new life for himself under a new identity.

41. Rock Secret: Surviving Alcatraz (2011 Video)

55 min | Documentary

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After fifty-one years protecting his 'Rock Secret', former convict Robert Luke has returned to Alcatraz.

Director: Ian C. Craig | Star: Robert Luke

42. Secrets of Alcatraz (1992 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

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History and tour of the famed prison from it's days as a military fort to its use by Native American protesters in the 1970's. Includes interviews with former inmates and families of prison officials who lived on the island.

Star: Doug McConnell

Votes: 5

43. Home from Home (2001– )
Episode: Abbeymead/Sunnyvale (2003)

Documentary

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Directors: Francois Gandolfi, Simon Horton, Giles Pike | Star: Emma Kennedy

44. Ghost Lab (2009– )
Episode: Alcatraz (2009)

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary, Mystery, Reality-TV

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The Klinge Brothers bring their Everyday Paranormal team to Alactraz Island in San Fransico, California. Once the site of Alactraz Prison, it was considered to be one of the most dangerous ... See full summary »

Director: Sumithrin David | Stars: Barry Klinge, Brad Klinge, Mike Rowe, Katie Burr

Votes: 5

45. Codes and Conspiracies (2014– )
Episode: Alcatraz (2014)

45 min | Documentary

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The world's most famous prison holds many secrets. We'll explore a conspiracy that helped three inmates escape, reveal the truth behind the dungeon of Alcatraz, and discover the remnants of... See full summary »

Director: Louis Tarantino | Stars: Dan Nachtrab, Michael Esslinger, George DeVincenzi, Chuck Stucker

46. California's Golden Parks (2002–2010)
Episode: Alcatraz Gardens (2008)

27 min | Documentary

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Huell tours a mostly forgotten part of Alcatraz history. Gardens had been on the island since the 1860s but fell into neglect after the prison closed in 1963. Now, a multi million-dollar restoration is under way by The Garden Conservancy.

Star: Huell Howser

47. California's Gold (1991–2012)
Episode: China Clipper (1998)

25 min | Documentary

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The luxurious Pan American "Clipper" sea planes of the 1930's were huge flying boats named after the great sailing ships of the 1800's. Huell visits the terminal building on Treasure Island that served as Pan Am's Pacific headquarters.

Star: Huell Howser

48. California's Gold (1991–2012)
Episode: Coit Tower (2010)

26 min | Documentary

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Coit Tower was built on Telegraph Hill in 1933 at the bequest of Lillie Hitchcock Coit to beautify San Francisco. Huell explores all aspects of this landmark, including the lobby murals, with descendants of one of the original artists.

Star: Huell Howser

49. The True Story (2003– )
Episode: Escape from Alcatraz (2008)

Documentary

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Director: David Hickman | Stars: Shavi Blake, Seth Burnham, Wylie Herman, Jonathan Ingbretson

Votes: 9

50. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)
Episode: Going Home (1973)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A small timer robs a hardware store and after smacking the owner finds the safe open with two bags of money inside. He think he's hit the big time until he finds "the book". Running from both the mob and the police he runs to Alcatraz.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Tom Bosley, Sheree North

Votes: 50