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Escape From Alcatraz Reviews

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October 17, 2015
Eastwood is working with director Don Siegel for the fifth and final time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 15, 2015
Quiet, tense prison break drama has violence, profanity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 1, 2010
One of the better prison break films.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 13, 2009
Siegel stages it all like a collection of haikus, all grilled corners and hard camera pans, not a single wasted frame
June 18, 2009
Escape from Alcatraz was the last of five films that Don Siegel directed with Clint Eastwood, and it's the end of an impeccable track record.
March 26, 2009
Escape from Alcatraz is relentless in establishing a mood and pace of unrelieved tension.
January 26, 2006
It's an austere depiction of the tedious routines of prison life, and of the courage and strength of spirit needed in coping with unpleasant warders, tough fellow-inmates, and a life sentence.
April 17, 2005
Eastwood adds a lot of grit to this entertaining prison flick.
| Original Score: 4/5
October 23, 2004
It's one of those very difficult exercises in which large emotions, like the compulsion to be free, are reflected in minute actions, like the chipping away at stone with a pocket nail clipper.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 21, 2004
Eastwood and McGoohan make this work.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 12, 2004
Classy and intriguing.
| Original Score: 3/5
January 27, 2004
Escape from Alcatraz is an above average prison break flick.
May 20, 2003
What Mr. Siegel has made is fiction, a first-rate action movie that is about the need and the decision to take action, as well as the action itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 23, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
July 23, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
February 12, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 15, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 13, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
July 31, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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