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Escape at Dannemora 

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An employee at a prison in upstate New York becomes romantically involved with a pair of inmates and helps them escape.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Benicio Del Toro ...  Richard Matt 7 episodes, 2018
Patricia Arquette ...  Tilly Mitchell 7 episodes, 2018
Paul Dano ...  David Sweat 7 episodes, 2018
Bonnie Hunt ...  Catherine Scott / ... 7 episodes, 2018
Eric Lange ...  Lyle Mitchell 7 episodes, 2018
David Morse ...  Gene Palmer 7 episodes, 2018
Jeremy Bobb ...  Dennis Lambert 7 episodes, 2018
Michael Beasley ...  Murder 5 episodes, 2018
Calvin Dutton ...  Kilo 5 episodes, 2018
Dominic Colón ...  Odell / ... 5 episodes, 2018
Gregory Dann ...  Corrections Officer Boyd 5 episodes, 2018
Mike Speirs Mike Speirs ...  Corrections Officer Lumpy 4 episodes, 2018
Joshua Rivera ...  Angel 3 episodes, 2018
Antoni Corone ...  Commissary Clerk / ... 3 episodes, 2018
Johanna Day ...  Ruth 3 episodes, 2018
Stephen C. Poland ...  Corrections Officer 3 episodes, 2018
Skipp Sudduth ...  Prison Superintendent / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Andrew Chappelle ...  JLo 2 episodes, 2018
Carolyn Mignini ...  Ilene Mulvaney 2 episodes, 2018
Jeffrey Schecter ...  Spencer Freedman 2 episodes, 2018
Harry O'Reilly ...  Corrections Officer Blake 2 episodes, 2018
Micah Stock ...  Kenny Mitchell 2 episodes, 2018
Christopher Mele ...  Honor Block Entry Corrections Officer / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Bonnie Milligan Bonnie Milligan ...  Bitsy / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Amber Gray ...  Annie 2 episodes, 2018
Amy Stiller ...  Dispatcher Cathy / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Erik J. Jensen Erik J. Jensen ...  Aryan Brotherhood Inmate / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Michael Lanuto ...  State Trooper / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Harry Sutton Jr. ...  Reporter #3 / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Joy Sudduth ...  Reporter (Outside Mitchell house) / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Scott Martin ...  Honor Block Inmate / ... 2 episodes, 2018
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An employee at a prison in upstate New York becomes romantically involved with a pair of inmates and helps them escape.

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Escape at Clinton Correctional See more »

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Phosphene, Red Hour Films See more »
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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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The prison is located in Dannemora, NY. See more »

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Featured in 76th Golden Globe Awards (2019) See more »

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Saw The First Episode at the Premiere
15 November 2018 | by julietkwanSee all my reviews

Just a while ago I finished the first episode at the world premiere of "Escape At Dannemora." It's very interesting. Ben Stiller does a really great job directing a serious drama with comedic effects about two inmates and a female prison guard. The episode I saw, which is a great introduction to the series, is beautifully shot and well acted, and well written. Patricia Arquette is really good in this, Benicio del Toro is such a great character and Paul Dano is such a fascinating character it's overwhelming of how damn good it is. It's an 8/10 because it has some pacing issues and makes the episode very centered on one character, which I guess is alright. I find it hard to believe that it is a 7-episode-series because it could be a feature film on its own, but it will be interesting to see where they go with this show and how they extend the story. I do also think the audio is a bit muffled and the pacing has problems, but the music is great and the whole feel of the show is just so good. I can't wait for the show to premiere and for people to really enjoy this.


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