Attica (1980)

Prisoners in revolt... Hostages in fear... Time running out...

  • Genre: Drama, History, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 1980-03-02
  • User Rating: 5.7/10 from 14 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: ABC Circle Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Marvin J. Chomsky
star 5.7/10
From 14 Ratings


Acclaimed dramatization recreating the incidents surrounding the 1971 revolt in New York's Attica State Prison that lasted for 23 days and resulted in the greatest casualty toll between Americans since the Civil War.

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  • Henry Darrow

    as Herman Badillo
  • Charles Durning

    as Commissioner Russell Oswald
  • Joel Fabiani

    as Sen. Gordon Conners
  • Morgan Freeman

    as Hap Richards
  • George Grizzard

    as Tom Wicker
  • David Harris

    as T.J.
  • Roger E. Mosley

    as Frank Green
  • Arlen Dean Snyder

    as Superintendent Vince Mancusi
  • Glynn Turman

    as Raymond Franklin
  • Anthony Zerbe

    as William Kunstler
  • Andrew Duncan

    as Lt. John Driscoll
  • William Flatley

    as Carl Dudley
  • Ron Foster

    as Leon Clay
  • Noble Lee Lester

    as Bobby Seale
  • Paul Lieber

    as Art Silver
  • Michael Miller

    as Ray McLaughlin
  • Earl Rowe

    as Captain 'Pop' Cowan
  • Maurice Woods

    as Shebani Lumumba
  • Kenneth Brooks

    as Fraser
  • Tony Brubaker

    as Crazy Man
  • Walker Edmiston

    as Nelson Rockefeller (voice)
  • Lou Ferguson

    as Weldon Lacy
  • Win Forman

    as Man in Restaurant
  • Ed Gaines

    as Johnson
  • Richard Gant

    as Eddie Lewis
  • James Greene

    as Harold Turner
  • Robert Jennings

    as Capt. John Cole
  • Douglas Johnson

    as Walter Dunbar
  • Richard Kuss

    as Maj. MacKenzie
  • Steve Ryan

    as Paul Michaels
  • Hank Salas

    as Inmate
  • Mark Soper

    as Gary Lyle
  • Justin Tarr

    as Ernie Gordon
  • Simon Williams

    as Ezra
  • Jerry Zaks

    as Lenny Becker
Directing Marvin J. Chomsky Director
Writing Tom Wicker Novel
Writing James S. Henerson Writer
Production Louis Rudolph Producer
Sound Gil Mellé Original Music Composer
Camera Donald H. Birnkrant Director of Photography
Editing Paul LaMastra Editor
Production Hank McCann Casting
Art Tracy Bousman Art Direction
Art James Cane Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Bob Westmoreland Makeup Artist
Directing Tom McCrory First Assistant Director
Art William M. Bell Construction Coordinator
Sound Tom Cornwell Sound Editor
Sound Linda Dove Sound Editor
Sound Peter Harrison Sound Editor
Sound Andrew Herbert Sound Editor
Sound Fred Judkins Sound Editor
Sound Michael P. Redbourn Sound Editor
Sound Russ Tinsley Sound Editor
Crew Michael Cassidy Stunt Coordinator
Camera Owen Marsh Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up John S. Perry Costume Supervisor
Sound Donald W. Ernst Music Editor
Directing Frank Tudisco Script Supervisor
Crew Tony Brubaker Stunts