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Breakout (1975)

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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

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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SEK 1,808,151 (Sweden)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first major studio film to be released in the now-common saturation pattern, debuting at over 1000 movie theaters simultaneously with 1300 prints in the USA. This was coupled with 17000 advertising radio spots. The Columbia studio claimed that this was "the most spectacular saturation blitz of any motion picture". Soon after, this wide release method was used for Jaws (1975) as well. See more »

Goofs

In the helicopter training scene, Charles Bronson is suddenly wearing sunglasses when less than a second before he was not. See more »

Quotes

Myrna: Rape... I should be so lucky.
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Remade as Proof of Life (2000) See more »

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Breakout: The true story
19 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

The movie "Breakout" was based on a true story by Joel Kaplan, the man who actually broke out of a Mexican prison, after being framed for murder. He wrote the book, and I dated his sister. It was actually his sister who arranged his escape, not his fictional Hollywood wife. Hollywood greatly exaggerated the true story. Even the Mexican Attorney General admitted this was the greatest escape in Mexican prison history! The New York Times backs my story in about 1972. Jack Sandy


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