MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 7,268 this week

Escape to the Sun (1972)

 -  Drama  -  31 October 1972 (USA)
5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 22 users  
Reviews: write review

Two young university students wish to escape the oppressive Soviet Union. But their plans are monitored by the KGB, who try to intimidate them. One of them is taken into custody and ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 217 titles
created 29 Aug 2013
 
list image
a list of 54 titles
created 13 Oct 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Escape to the Sun (1972)

Escape to the Sun (1972) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Escape to the Sun.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Crime | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

In the 19th century London, a young girl falls for a famous womanizing criminal and they decide to get married. Her family strongly disapproves so her father "the king of thieves" gets the gangster arrested.

Director: Menahem Golan
Stars: Raul Julia, Richard Harris, Julia Migenes
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

This story centers on the Jewish practice that requires an unmarried brother to marry the childless widow of his dead brother. In this story the younger brother is only 12 years old when ... See full summary »

Director: Moshé Mizrahi
Stars: Michal Bat-Adam, Gabi Otterman, Joseph Shiloach
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

This docu-drama focuses on the true story of the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace by alleged serial killer Andrew Cunanan.

Director: Menahem Golan
Stars: Franco Nero, Steven Bauer, Shane Perdue
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A modern day adaptation of Dostoyevsky's classic novel about a young student who is forever haunted by the murder he has committed.

Director: Menahem Golan
Stars: Crispin Glover, Vanessa Redgrave, John Hurt
God's Gun (1976)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Priest turned vigilante Father John (Van Cleef) hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam Clayton (Palance), who killed a man in a local bar. On the gang's return to the town, they kill ... See full summary »

Director: Gianfranco Parolini
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Jack Palance, Richard Boone
Deadly Heroes (1993)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Ex-Navy SEAL Brad Cartowski is injured during an attack at Athens airport by terrorists who kidnap his wife and fly her on a hijacked plane to North Africa. Cartowski goes in pursuit, aided... See full summary »

Director: Menahem Golan
Stars: Michael Paré, Claudette Mink, Jan-Michael Vincent
Going Steady (1979)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The same young stars from LEMON POPSICLE. The trio's budding interest in women and sex is put into idle when their girls talk them into going steady.

Director: Boaz Davidson
Stars: Yftach Katzur, Yvonne Michaels, Zachi Noy
The Apple (1980)
Comedy | Fantasy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Musical set in the 'future', e.g. 1994. A young couple enters the world of the music industry, but also the world of drugs.

Director: Menahem Golan
Stars: Catherine Mary Stewart, George Gilmour, Grace Kennedy
Night Watch (1973)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Ellen Wheeler, a rich widow, is recovering from a nervous breakdown. One day, while staring out the window, she witnesses a murder. But does anybody believe her?

Director: Brian G. Hutton
Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Billie Whitelaw
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Menahem Golan
Stars: Yehuda Barkan, Gila Almagor, Miriam Bernstein-Cohen
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  

Joseph, a young handsome unemployed from a small town in the South, spends his nights at the local dance-bar. He's the best Latino dancer in town - all the girls fall for him, charmed by ... See full summary »

Director: Menahem Golan
Stars: Zohar Liba, Eliana Bakier, Hilik Cohen
Days of Love (2005)
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  
Director: Menahem Golan
Stars: Maya Buskila, Nir Levy, Joseph Shiloach
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Major Kirsanov
Josephine Chaplin ...
Nina Kaplan
...
Jacob Kagan
...
Sarah Kaplan
...
Baburin
Yehuda Barkan ...
Yasha Bazarov
Yehuda Efroni ...
Romek
Peter Capell ...
Prof. Abramowiz
Gila Almagor ...
The Judge
...
The Drunkard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Herbert Fux
Hartmut Hinrichs
Johanna König
Sacha Pitoëff
Edit

Storyline

Two young university students wish to escape the oppressive Soviet Union. But their plans are monitored by the KGB, who try to intimidate them. One of them is taken into custody and tortured, which spurs them to make an escape attempt that could cost them their lives. Written by Fryingham

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Their dream was the sun beyond the border. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

31 October 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Grande Fuga do Comunismo  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss Escape to the Sun (1972) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?