A group of inmates attempt a daring escape from the notorious Alcatraz prison island, from which no-one had managed to escape before. Based on a true story. Written by
No one has ever escaped from Alcatraz... And no one ever will!
Did You Know?
This was not the first Clint Eastwood
movie to shoot at Alacatraz Prison as the location had been used for the earlier 'Dirty Harry' sequel The Enforcer
(1976). See more
When Frank Morris smuggles the metal wedge through the detector, there is an oscilloscope connected to the detector loop that was not made until the 1970s. See more
I want painting privileges taken away from Chester Dalton.
Referenced in Tatort: Märchenwald
D Block Blues
By Gilbert Thomas Jr. See more