PG | | Action, Biography, Crime
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 one of the most infamous prisons in the world.
This was not the first Clint Eastwood movie to shoot at Alcatraz, as the location had been used for The Enforcer (1976).
I heard about Doc, and I know why he did it. Somebody took away his painting privileges.
Morris and the Anglins are shown blowing up their raft with their mouths. In reality they had turned a small concertina into a makeshift bellows, which they used to inflate the raft.
Opening credits prologue: JANUARY 18, 1960 SAN FRANCISCO
$5,306,354 24 June 1979