Rent Murder in the First on DVD

Murder in the First

1995 Rated R 2hr 2m

Petty criminal Henri Young (Kevin Bacon) gets sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s and attempts to escape. As punishment, the assistant warden (Gary Oldman) puts Young in solitary confinement, where the maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days. But Young spends years there, only to emerge a madman and eventual murderer. A rookie lawyer (Christian Slater) tries to save Young from execution by proving that Alcatraz is to blame for his condition.

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Movie Details

Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Common Sense rating Not for kids
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1


French, English

Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.