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Release Date: December 13, 1973

Year    :   1973
Slogan    :   «The greatest adventure of escape!»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama
Production Companies    :   Solar Productions, Allied Artists Pictures, Corona-General
Director    :   Franklin J. Schaffner
Producers    :   Robert Watts, Jack Baur, Franklin J. Schaffner, Ted Richmond, Robert Dorfmann, Emmett Emerson
Writers    :   Dalton Trumbo, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Henri Charrière
RunTime    :   151 mins.
Budget    :   12000000
Revenue    :   53267000

A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.

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