Getaway (I) (2013)

PG-13   |    |  Action, Crime, Thriller


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To save his kidnapped wife, Brent Magna must drive at the orders of a mysterious man.


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19 November 2013 | thepotatoHasEyes
5
| Not As Bad As Everyone Says---
I will be the "other side" of the reviews, as i will be honest , I saw it for free... I would probably be mildly disappointed if i had payed $15... it's a "red box" movie ...worth a couple of bucks . but it wasn't that bad --like "Frankenstein theory" or other REALLY bad films lately-- If you saw "vanishing Point", this is better ,by far than that one .

In a nutshell , Getaway is , or could be called "A Lot of Cops Crashing"

Yes it is a thin plot , yes it has bad writing ,and although overall, it is highly polished, some of the camera work seems to be shot by a 9th grade A/V student,and some is crazy good, there is one shot towards the end that -for me- was incredible camera work .... it is a grill cam shot from the second car car , it is one continuous shot that winds you through traffic like you are riding a street luge, it is a clean crisp long -no scene splits- camera shot that I just loved ,

Although predictable , this film is full of action, well , car chases, Im a car nut so , who cares about Oscars when you get to thrash a highly built mustang ... it's no "shawshank" but it gets at least a five ---6.5 , from me , great action , no slow plot development , and the ending is great if not just a little predictable ....its just popcorn fun ...yes, it was fun ..dont listen to the other critics if you like any of this . I hate slow crappy movies , this is not one of those .... when i am bored , I will watch this again

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Details

Release Date:

30 August 2013

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA, Bulgaria

Filming Locations

Bulgaria

Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,503,892 1 September 2013

Gross USA:

$10,501,938

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,806,432

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