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Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $43,000,000Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,914 $43,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,852 $43,000,000

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$8,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 22nd, 1979 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: October 13th, 2015 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG
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Keywords: Prison
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Frank Morris


Jack Thibeau    Clarence Anglin
Patrick McGoohan    Warden
Larry Hankin    Charley Butts
Roberts Blossom    Doc
Carl Lumbly    Inmate
Fred Ward    John Anglin
Danny Glover    Inmate

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1979/06/22 2 $5,306,354   0     $5,306,354 1

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Weekly Box Office Performance