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Rated: 13+ (PG-13)19622h 27mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Prison War Science Country: America

After killing a prison guard, convict Robert Stroud faces life imprisonment in solitary confinement. Driven nearly mad by loneliness and despair, Stroud's life gains new meaning when he happens upon a helpless baby sparrow in the exercise yard and nurses it back to health. Despite having only a third grade education, Stroud goes on to become a renowned ornithologist and achieves a greater sense of freedom and purpose behind bars than most people find in the outside world.Birdman of Alcatraz featuring Burt Lancaster and Karl Malden is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 3 others. It's a biography and crime movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 86% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (14,892 votes).

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#4,214 Ranked Movie

#169 Ranked in Prison Movies

#264 Ranked in Science Movies

#456 Ranked in Biography Movies

Birdman of Alcatraz has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 86% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (14,892 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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