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25 September 2007 (USA) See more »
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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  (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
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
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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21 out of 37 people found the following review useful.
An Unexpected Psychological Thriller, 25 September 2007
Author: coryshpprd from United States

I thought it would be a typical monster flick, with a bunch of people stuck on The Rock and getting picked off, one-by-one. Turned out to be more thoughtful, suspenseful and interesting than I imagined, and the setting of Alcatraz made it all the more creepy.

You have to pay attention to follow what's happening to these people, and who the killer or killers are. The history about the island is pretty interesting too, which is weaved throughout the film.

It's a low budget movie, so some of the acting is so-so, but there are several stand-outs(like the guy in the wheel chair, the professor, and the girl who played Tiffany.) Not your typical horror film, but definitely with its frightful moments, and the whole "trapped" feeling of Alcatraz (which they actually shot parts of the film on).

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