The Escape Artist
The Escape Artist (1982)

The Escape Artist represents the laudable directorial debut of cinematographer Caleb Deschanel. Griffin O'Neal, the real-life son of Ryan O'Neal, plays Danny Masters, the offspring of a famed magician. Determined to match his… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 28, 1982
DVD Release Date: October 25, 2005
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David Nusair
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...the movie's pervasive lack of drama or tension results in a palpably flat atmosphere that proves disastrous...

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The Escape Artist is a riveting film about a son trying to prove himself to his father.

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Aj V
An interesting movie about a young magician, and it has a good cast, but it gets real confusing at times. Good, but it could be better.
Walter M.
"The Escape Artist" starts promisingly enough with teenager Danny Masters(Griffin O'Neal)walking into a newspaper office, claiming that he can… More