Since the beginning of the movie industry, Alctraz has been the subject of many movies. These are the most popular.
1. The Rock (1996)A reluctant chemist and an ex-Bristish secret agent lead the counterstrike when soldiers threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco. DVD and VHS
2. Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)This is the most highly rated of all the Alcatraz movies. Loosely based on the life of Robert Stroud. DVD and VHS versions.
3. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)The story of Frank Morris and his escape. Stars Clint Eastwood. DVD and VHS versions.
Inspired by a true story. Henry stays in confinemnent for years, loses his sanity and commits murder. The story follows a rookie lawyer who contends that Alcatraz was to blame. DVD