A Perfect Getaway (2009)

R   |    |  Drama, Mystery, Thriller


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Two pairs of lovers on a Hawaiian vacation discover that psychopaths are stalking and murdering tourists on the islands.


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  • David Twohy at an event for A Perfect Getaway (2009)
  • Milla Jovovich in A Perfect Getaway (2009)
  • Milla Jovovich and Steve Zahn in A Perfect Getaway (2009)
  • Steve Zahn in A Perfect Getaway (2009)
  • Milla Jovovich and Kiele Sanchez in A Perfect Getaway (2009)
  • Timothy Olyphant and Kiele Sanchez in A Perfect Getaway (2009)

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7 August 2009 | ValianceInEnd
8
| Much better than I expected.
A Perfect Getaway was nowhere near a perfect film, but it was certainly a good film. The trailers made it out to be a much more non-stop, action thriller than it really was, showing the last 20 minutes. The majority of the film centers around paranoia. It is true though that the plot twist can be seen coming from a mile away, but how it is delivered is where it succeeds. While I personally wasn't surprised, how the twist was presented was quite original and chill-inducing. I'll leave it at that. Where this film really succeeds is in the cinematography and acting, both of which are superb. The locale is beautiful, all the colors are vibrantly displayed and everything looks crisp. There are some scenes with intriguing camera work that works well to add intensity and be intuitive. All the actors really give it their best and create believable characters. Milla was good as usual, but Zahn really surprised me. I never really gave him credit for how good of an actor he is until about now. Overall, it's worth the watch and is ultimately very entertaining with wonderful characters.

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Release Date:

7 August 2009

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,948,555 9 August 2009

Gross USA:

$15,515,460

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,955,544

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