A bush pilot is hired for $50,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.

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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)
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Telegraphist
Alan Vint ...
Harve
Alejandro Rey ...
Sanchez
William B. White ...
2nd Officer (as Will B. White)
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Spencer
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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)  »

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Der Mann ohne Nerven  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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One of the film's main movie posters described the following six characters and cast members and some of their previous pictures as follows: "Charles Bronson, the hit man of Death Wish (1974)."; "Robert Duvall, the brains behind The Godfather (1972)."; "Jill Ireland, has a proposition for an escape."; "Randy Quaid; the law breaking sailor from The Last Detail (1973)."; "John Huston, the big boss of Chinatown (1974)."; and "Sheree North, has a sure way to distract prison guards.". See more »

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

Quotes

Spencer: Goddamn it you come popping in here to borrow my wife... She ain't a lawnmower!
Nick Colton: You're right Spence, and I admit I was outta line before. I don't know where the hell I got the guts to ask your lady to pose as a whore. But I swear to you, this time it's nothing.
Spencer: What do want her to do?
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Referenced in The First Nudie Musical (1976) 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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