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Breakout (1975)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  7 March 1975 (West Germany)
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A bush pilot is hired for $50,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jay Wagner
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Ann Wagner
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Hawk Hawkins
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Myrna
Jorge Moreno ...
Sosa
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J.V. (as Emilio Fernandez)
Paul Mantee ...
Telegraphist
Alan Vint ...
Harve
Alejandro Rey ...
Sanchez
William B. White ...
2nd Officer (as Will B. White)
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Spencer
Sidney Clute ...
Henderson
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Border Guard (as Chalo Gonzalez)
Antonio Tarruella ...
1st Prison Guard
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Storyline

Jay Wagner is framed by the mob and sent to prison in Mexico. His wife, Ann tries to get him out. She then turns to bush pilot Nick Colton for help. And Colton is all to eager to do it. But the men who framed Jay will do what they have to make sure he doesn't escape. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Sentenced to 28 years in prison for a crime he never committed. Only two things can get him out - A lot of money and Charles Bronson!


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7 March 1975 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Der Mann ohne Nerven  »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

SEK 1,808,151 (Sweden)
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This movie is one of only two pictures starring Charles Bronson which use alliteration rhyming his last name with the picture's title. The words BRONSON - BREAKOUT share the same first two letters: "B" and "r". The other movie which also did this was Breakheart Pass (1975), interestingly, made by the same director (Tom Gries) and also made in the same year. See more »

Goofs

The airport that Nick flies out of is located in Texas, but the surrounding countryside is covered with Joshua trees, which are only found in the Mohave desert of Southern Calif, the Southern tip of Nevada and Northwestern area of Arizona. See more »

Quotes

Nick Colton: You're a crazy.
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29 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I liked this movie when I saw it when it first came out, and it wasn't anything special, or so I thought, but when I compare it to most of the movies I've seen lately, it, along with so many of the action type movies, were special, and so much better than most of the crap I've seen over the last 10 years or so. I watched Mr. Majestyk a few nights ago, it's always been one of my favorite Bronson movies, and this one was right up there too. The movies anymore seem to either be full of special effects with no story, or inferior rehashes of older better movies. What point is there of remaking old non special effect movies? Every time they do it, it's almost always a failure. Look at "The Getaway", the 1972 one was great, just for the casting alone (Ali Mcgraw doesn't count, she's just bad in everything), but the remake was just horrible. It's not like I hate all movies made now, but a lot of them are really just not done very well at all, story wise.


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