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Catch Me If You Can
A true story about 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. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken Biography | Crime | Drama 141 mins.
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. Dir: Michael Bay With: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris Action | Adventure | Thriller 136 mins.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
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. Dir: Irvin Kershner With: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 124 mins.
Batman must battle Two-Face and The Riddler with help of an amourous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin. Dir: Joel Schumacher With: Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey Action | Adventure | Fantasy 121 mins.
The Book of Eli
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. Dir: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes With: Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson Action | Adventure | Drama | Thriller 118 mins.
So I Married an Axe Murderer
A San Francisco poet who fears commitment has a girlfriend who he suspects may not be who she appears. Dir: Thomas Schlamme With: Mike Myers, Nancy Travis, Anthony LaPaglia Comedy | Crime | Romance | Thriller 93 mins.
Escape from Alcatraz
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 the most infamous prisons in the world. Dir: Don Siegel With: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom Biography | Crime | Drama 112 mins.
(2012 TV Series)
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. With: Sarah Jones, Jorge Garcia, Jonny Coyne Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 60 mins.
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
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. Dir: Brad Peyton With: Bette Midler, Chris O'Donnell, Jack McBrayer Action | Comedy | Family | Fantasy 82 mins.
The Streets of San Francisco
(1972 TV Series)
Episode: Going Home (1973) 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. Dir: Robert Day With: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Tom Bosley Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery 52 mins.
The Streets of San Francisco
(1972 TV Series)
Episode: Letters from the Grave (1975) The remains of an inmate at the Alcatraz Federal Prison was discovered between a wall during some repairs. It was thought that the inmate Lou Kovic escaped 20 years earlier, but Mike and Steve believe he was murdered. Dir: Virgil W. Vogel With: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Peter Strauss Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery 60 mins.
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. Dir: John Boorman With: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, Keenan Wynn Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller 92 mins.
Murder in the First
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. Dir: Marc Rocco With: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman Drama | Thriller 122 mins.
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. Dir: James Fargo With: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino Action | Crime | Thriller 96 mins.
Birdman of Alcatraz
A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert. Dir: John Frankenheimer With: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter Biography | Drama 147 mins.
An artificially intelligent PC and his human owner find themselves in a romantic rivalry over a woman. Dir: Steve Barron With: Lenny von Dohlen, Virginia Madsen, Maxwell Caulfield Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance | Sci-Fi 95 mins.
Codes and Conspiracies
(2014 TV Series)
Episode: Alcatraz (2014) The world's most famous prison holds many secrets. We'll explore a conspiracy that helped three inmates escape... Dir: Louis Tarantino With: Dan Nachtrab, Michael Esslinger, George DeVincenzi Documentary 45 mins.
Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story
(1980 TV Movie)
Somewhat fact-based story of the lives and attempted 1962 escape of several inmates in the famous correctional facility... Dir: Paul Krasny With: Michael Beck, Art Carney, Alex Karras Action | Drama | Crime 196 mins.
A Global Film Noir with dark comic elements about Silas Breece, a legendarily unorthodox business hustler... Dir: Dan Zukovic With: Alex Rocco, Bruce Glover, Dan Zukovic Comedy | Drama 108 mins.
A man visits Alcatraz prison after having dreams about all the people who died there. When he gets there... Dir: Dimitri Logothetis With: Toni Basil, Nicholas Celozzi, Tom Reilly Horror 90 mins.
(2009 TV Series)
Episode: Alcatraz (2009) The Klinge Brothers bring their Everyday Paranormal team to Alactraz Island in San Fransico, California... Dir: Sumithrin David With: Barry Klinge, Brad Klinge, Mike Rowe Documentary | Mystery | Reality-TV | Thriller 43 mins.
(1994 TV Series)
Episode: China Clipper (????) Huell travels around California looking for interesting stories. With: Huell Howser Documentary
(2012 TV Series)
Episode: San Francisco (2012) Host Bert Kreischer surprises unsuspecting American vacationers by throwing away the guidebook and taking them off-the-beaten-path. It's the vacation they never saw coming. With: Bert Kreischer, Jake Kaplan, John Cantwell Reality-TV 30 mins.
The True Story
(2003 TV Series)
Episode: Escape from Alcatraz (2008) Dir: David Hickman With: Shavi Blake, Seth Burnham, Wylie Herman Documentary
(2004 TV Series)
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. Dir: Maria Knowles With: Gail Porter, Chris Fleming, Richard Senate Documentary | Biography | Mystery 45 mins.
(1967 Short Film)
In this promotional short for the MGM feature Point Blank, the "rock" of the title is Alcatraz Island... With: John Boorman, Angie Dickinson, John Giles 9 mins.
The Magic of David Copperfield IX: The Escape from Alcatraz
(1987 TV Special)
This is the 9th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Ann Jillian after a short presentation... Dir: David Copperfield, Gary Halvorson With: David Copperfield, Ann Jillian, Al Capone Comedy | Family | Fantasy | History | Music 49 mins.
The Way of the Master
(2003 TV Series)
This is a new look at reality TV. Each program is 30 minutes of evangelist and author Ray Comfort and... With: Ray Comfort, Kirk Cameron, Mark Spence Drama | Reality-TV
We Sold Our Souls for Rock 'n Roll
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. Dir: Penelope Spheeris With: Tom Araya, Blasko, Paul Bostaph Documentary | Music 90 mins.
Terror on Alcatraz
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... Dir: Philip Marcus With: Aldo Ray, Sandy Brooke, Verónica Porche Ali Action | Crime | Horror | Thriller 90 mins.
(2011 TV Series)
Episode: Making Gold, Escaping Alcatraz & Tunneling Under Grand Central (2012) With: Don Wildman Documentary 60 mins.
A street hustler who makes all the wrong moves finds himself doing hard time in the penitentiary in this hard-edged drama... Dir: Sean Wilson With: William Van Noland, Peter Quartaroli, Sam McBride Drama | Crime 90 mins.
Force of Darkness
Dir: Alan Hauge With: Mel Novak, Doug Shanklin, Loren Cedar Horror | Thriller
(2006 TV Series)
With: John Benjamin Hickey History | Mystery 52 mins.
Dirty Harry: The Original
A look at the making of the Dirty Harry series. Dir: Jerry Hogrewe With: Robert Urich, Clint Eastwood, John Milius Documentary 30 mins.
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. Dir: Mike Cohen With: Mark Attew, Carson Aune, David Bickford Comedy | Drama 97 mins.
Rock Secret: Surviving Alcatraz
After fifty-one years protecting his 'Rock Secret', former convict Robert Luke has returned to Alcatraz. Dir: Ian C. Craig With: Robert Luke Documentary 55 mins.
Breaking Out: The Alcatraz Concert
Dir: Michael Franzise With: Usher Raymond, Missy Elliott, Run-D.M.C. Music 90 mins.
Secrets of Alcatraz
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. With: Doug McConnell Documentary 45 mins.
The Hunt for the Boston Strangler
(2007 TV Movie)
Police closed the case of the infamous Boston Strangler when handyman Albert De Salvo confessed to the grisly murder of 13 women... Dir: Noel Dockstader With: Liz Anderson, Albert DeSalvo, Tim Halpin Mystery 52 mins.
Home from Home
(2001 TV Series)
Episode: Abbeymead/Sunnyvale (2003) Dir: Francois Gandolfi, Simon Horton With: Emma Kennedy Documentary 30 mins.
(2011 Short Film)
Follows the final day of a male citizen as the Government sentences him to death. Dir: Lauren-Noel Flores With: Allen Jang, Rebecca Olson, Steven Rodriguez Thriller 15 mins.
Ghosts of California
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. Dir: Lynn Stevenson With: Derek Bodkin, Lori Brosnan, Kathryn Dial Documentary 58 mins.
Oh Danny Boy
Danny Hope is an undergraduate performing arts major who has lost his girlfriend, love for the theater and failed a required course which... Dir: Mark Jwayad With: Blake Hooper, James Owens, Kiki Allgeier Comedy 105 mins.
Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco
(1956 Short Film)
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. Dir: Arthur Cohen With: Phil Foster Comedy United States-PASSED 9 mins.
Hit the Road with Paul Wilson & Lee Asher
From Hollywood's world-famous Magic Castle to the casinos of Las Vegas and even into Alcatraz, join... Dir: R. Paul Wilson With: Alan Ackerman, Lee Asher, Steve Beam Comedy 140 mins.