Birdman of Alcatraz

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"Inside the rock called Alcatraz they tried to chain a volcano they called 'The Bird Man'!"
  • PG
  • 1962
  • 2 hr 23 min
  • 7.8  (16,320)
  • 76

“Birdman of Alcatraz” tells the story of Alcatraz prison inmate Robert Shroud. The story begins when Shroud is a young man. He has been convicted of a murder that he committed when he was in Alaska. While he is in prison, he is extremely rebellious and hardly complies with the rules of the system. As a result of this rebellious behavior, he is sentenced to a life of solitary confinement. Since he now has nothing else or no one, Robert takes a baby sparrow as a pet for himself. This begins his life long reputation as a bird lover, hence the title of the film, “Birdman of Alcatraz”. There are so many unexpected plot twists and turns throughout the film that will leave the audience excitedly awaiting what happens next. Starring Burt Lancaster and directed by John Frankenheimer, “Birdman of Alcatraz” tells an intriguing story that everyone will enjoy hearing.

Birdman of Alcatraz
Birdman Of Alcatraz
Birdman Of Alcatraz

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“Birdman of Alcatraz” tells the story of Alcatraz prison inmate Robert Shroud. The story begins when Shroud is a young man. He has been convicted of a murder that he committed when he was in Alaska. While he is in prison, he is extremely rebellious and hardly complies with the rules of the system. As a result of this rebellious behavior, he is sentenced to a life of solitary confinement. Since he now has nothing else or no one, Robert takes a baby sparrow as a pet for himself. This begins his life long reputation as a bird lover, hence the title of the film, “Birdman of Alcatraz”.

There are so many unexpected plot twists and turns throughout the film that will leave the audience excitedly awaiting what happens next. Starring Burt Lancaster and directed by John Frankenheimer, “Birdman of Alcatraz” tells an intriguing story that everyone will enjoy hearing.

Birdman of Alcatraz is a 1962 crime movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 23 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.8 and a MetaScore of 76.

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  • Release Date
    1962
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    2 hr 23 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (16,320)
  • Metascore
    76