Murder in the First

1995 R 2h 2m DVD

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Murder in the First

1995 R 2h 2m DVD
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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.
Format
DVD
Screen
Widescreen 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1
Subtitles
French, English
CC
Yes
Audio
French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
R - Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.
age 17+
Common Sense rating Not for kids
  • Christian Slater
  • Kevin Bacon
  • Gary Oldman
  • Embeth Davidtz
  • William H. Macy
  • Stephen Tobolowsky
  • Brad Dourif
  • R. Lee Ermey
  • Mia Kirshner
  • Kyra Sedgwick
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Reviews

age 17+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this prison drama contains extremely graphic scenes of torture and some nudity. The scenes of suffering are very disturbing, and are most definitely inappropriate for kids and young teens.

Sexual Content

Some nudity.

Violence

Extremely graphic scenes of torture.

Language

Very Strong language.

Social Behavior

Not applicable.

Consumerism

Not applicable.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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