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Curse of Alcatraz -- A terrifying horror within the walls of the infamous Alcatraz Prison. The last film ever shot on The Rock!

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25 September 2007 (USA) See more »
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A terrifying horror within the walls of the infamous Alcatraz Prison. The last film ever shot on The Rock! | Full synopsis »
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Potentially great, but an overall mixed effort See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Alex A. Quinn ... Kurt Polsky
Jessie Camacho ... Alissa Deerhorn
Candise Lakota ... Tiffany Lynch

José Solano ... Andrew Tay
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Phil Austin ... Dr. Stanovitch
Tom Gander ... CSI Photographer
Jeremy Gilchrist ... Ranger Tyler
Joe Jones ... Dr. Michael Hauser
Jason Melling ... Worker #2
Mario Montes ... Ranger Carlos

Sara Jane Nash ... Lana Campbell
Joe Paganelli ... Worker #1
Ava Perez ... Double for Ms. Camacho
Eddy Robinson ... Alcatraz Guard #2

William Van Noland ... Ranger Vince

Jude S. Walko ... Ratty Prisoner

Directed by
Daniel Zirilli 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
D. Glase Lomond 
Doyle Sigerson  story
Daniel Zirilli  story

Produced by
Scott Bianchi .... co-executive producer
Jonah M. Hirsch .... executive producer
Jim Kunevicius .... co-executive producer
Jude S. Walko .... line producer
Sean Wilson .... co-producer
Daniel Zirilli .... producer
 
Original Music by
Nick Rivera 
 
Cinematography by
Jason Dittmer 
 
Film Editing by
Jordan Raskin 
 
Production Design by
Laura Monteleone  (as Laura Mendoza)
 
Costume Design by
Tanit Lee Lascelles 
 
Makeup Department
Lisa Machii .... key makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Aaron Harvey .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Scott Bruzenak .... sound effects editor
Gabriel Heredia .... sound mixer
Gabriel Heredia .... sound re-recording mixer
Eddy Robinson .... sound mixer
Greg Vossberg .... supervising sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Steve Taylor .... opening credit sequence
 
Stunts
Amazon Beard .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Amazon Beard .... best boy grip
Alexander Brown .... gaffer
Benjamin Casias .... grip
Jason Dittmer .... Steadicam operator
Tom Gander .... still photographer
Armando Koghan .... director of photography: second unit
Larry Loy .... grip
Jason Melling .... videographer
Cris Moris .... key grip
Cherish Ortiz .... camera loader
Jay I. Patel .... second assistant camera
Jason Roberts .... camera loader
Corinna Vistan .... second assistant camera
Alexander Yellen .... first assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Jonathan Ammon .... on-line editor
Jod Soraci .... telecine colorist
 
Transportation Department
Nazareth 'Joe' Dishoyan .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Dwayne Fields .... assistant: Ms. Savva
Ryan Geller .... assistant: Ms. Mendoza
Jason Helling .... craft service
Tanit Lee Lascelles .... production coordinator
Erik McCraven .... caterer
Elisa Sterpone .... production assistant
 

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Rated R for violence, language and some drug use
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USA:100 min | 87 min (DVD)
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Crew or equipment visible: When the guy in the wheelchair is talking and says "jackass", a crew member wearing a headset can be seen reflected in the glass behind him.See more »

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Potentially great, but an overall mixed effort, 30 August 2012
Author: GL84 from Los Angeles, Ca

After finding a strange Indian relic boarded up on Alcatraz, the research team studying the remains find themselves under attack by a strange curse affecting the others on the island and force them to battle it off to survive.

A pretty unimpressive offering, especially since this one had a ton of opportunities to be really great. The usage of history mixed into the storyline and the ramifications in the present is pretty chilling, and the infamous prison location where it all takes place is pretty unnerving. That said, there's not a lot else that it gets right. The quick pace means that it slowly builds up the excavation and research into the strange object that there's hardly anything happening, with all the stalking and killed crammed into the last half-hour of the film. The kills aren't that spectacular either, whenever we can see them, and the creepiness of the location isn't taken to it's most extreme here as the prison could've been utilized far better. These here hold it back quite a bit.

Rated R: Graphic Language, Graphic Violence, Brief Nudity and drug use

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