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20th January 1995
2h 2m
Marc Rocco
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Murder in the First

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Murder in the First is a 1995 Crime Drama film released on 20th January; Marc Rocco directed the film which stars Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, and Gary Oldman.

Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness, only to emerge a madman and soon to be a murderer. The story follows a rookie lawyer attempting to prove that Alcatraz was to blame.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 9:34pm.
Christian Slater Christian Slater
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Kevin Bacon Kevin Bacon
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Gary Oldman Gary Oldman
Age at Filming ≈ 36
William H. Macy William H. Macy
Age at Filming ≈ 44
R. Lee Ermey R. Lee Ermey
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Stephen Tobolowsky Stephen Tobolowsky
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Kyra Sedgwick Kyra Sedgwick
Age at Filming ≈ 29
Embeth Davidtz Embeth Davidtz
Age at Filming ≈ 29
Brad Dourif Brad Dourif
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Charles Cyphers Charles Cyphers
Age at Filming ≈ 55
James Keane
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Mia Kirshner Mia Kirshner
Age at Filming ≈ 19
Stefan Gierasch
Age at Filming ≈ 68
Time Winters
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Ben Slack
Age at Filming ≈ 57
Neil Summers
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Stuart Nisbet
Age at Filming ≈ 60
Wally Rose
Age at Filming ≈ 83
Brian Leckner
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Sheldon Feldner
Age at Filming ≈ 58
Laird Macintosh
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Eve Brenner
Age at Filming ≈ 68
Annie Coffey
Age at Filming ≈ 16
Mary Mackey
Age at Filming ≈ 31
Gary Lee Davis
Age at Filming ≈ 48
Nicole Vigil
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Joseph Quinn Simpkins
Age at Filming ≈ 31
James Anthony Cotton
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Lee Mathis
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Bundy Chanock
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Rafael Siegel
Age at Filming ≈ 21
Herb Ritts
Age at Filming ≈ 42


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Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

3% 13-19
8% 20-29
9% 30-39
10% 40-49
6% 50-59
4% 60-69
1% 80-89
59% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

17% Female
81% Male
3% Unknown

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

1% Good
1% Neutral
1% Bad
96% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

3% Lawyer
1% Prisoner
1% Associate Prison Warden
1% Judge
1% Prison Warden
92% Unknown

Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays the lead role(s) in Murder in the First?
The lead roles are played by Christian Slater and Kevin Bacon.
Is Murder in the First on Netflix?
No, Murder in the First is not currently available on Netflix in the United States
Is Murder in the First on Amazon Prime?
No, Murder in the First is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States
Is Murder in the First on Disney Plus?
No, Murder in the First is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States