Escape From Alcatraz parents guide

Escape From Alcatraz

A great and mysterious prison break-out.

Overall C+

Alcatraz was known to be an inescapable prison – until three inmates (Clint Eastwood, Fred Ward and Jack Thibeau) attempted to do the impossible.

Release date June 22, 1979

Violence C
Sexual Content C
Profanity C+
Substance Use B-

Why is Escape From Alcatraz rated PG? The MPAA rated Escape From Alcatraz PG

Run Time: 112 minutes

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Escape From Alcatraz
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Escape From Alcatraz rated PG? Escape From Alcatraz is rated PG by the MPAA

Violence: A depressed man chops his fingers off with a knife in a prison workshop—we briefly see the act and the dismembered digits on a table. A fight breaks out and a character is stabbed with a knife—some blood is seen. Other scenes include fights, characters making aggressive verbal comments and some pushing and shoving.

Sexual Content: A number of men are seen naked in a shower room—we mostly see them from the rear. A man makes a sexual overture toward another man, who reacts violently.

Language: Three scatological expletives are heard along with two mild profanities, a couple of religious expletives, and racial and sexual slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character discuses sniffing glue.

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Escape From Alcatraz
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba PG Not Suitable For Children.
Ontario Not Rated AA (Adult Accompaniment) - Not Recommended for Children
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

News About "Escape From Alcatraz"

Cast and Crew

Escape From Alcatraz is directed by Donald Siegel and stars Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Escape From Alcatraz movie is October 13, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Escape Form Alcatraz
Release Date: 13 October 2015
Escape From Alcatraz releases to home video on October 13, 2015.

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A group of imprisoned soldiers attempt to breakout in the classic movie, The Great Escape. After WWII, a young boy flees from a Bulgarian prisoner of war camp in I Am David. And Chicken Run spoofs the escape genre.