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R| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
Henry, a small-time criminal sent to Alcatraz, is caught attempting to escape and as punishment, he's put in solitary confinement. Instead of staying the maximum nineteen days, he is kept alone, in the cold and complete darkness for years, only to emerge a madman and a murderer. It's a rookie lawyer who proves Alcatraz is to blame, and that Henry should not be executed.

Cast: Christian Slater , Kevin Bacon , Gary Oldman , Embeth Davidtz , William H. Macy , Stephen Tobolowsky , Brad Dourif , R. Lee Ermey

Director: Marc Rocco

Genres: Docudrama

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Murder In The First (1995)

Release Date: January 20th, 1995|2 hr. 2 min.

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fan reviews ( 4 )
  • November 12, 2012 midwood
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    Henry Young (Bacon) should have never been sent to Alcralraz. It is an excellent picture of life in a maximun prision

  • March 12, 2009 Barbara Blackman
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    Excellent. Slater was good but Bacon was superb.

  • January 01, 2009 tonerfish
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    Kevin Bacon should have won an Academy Award for this.

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