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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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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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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 »

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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

Myrna: I have to be convincing and I've never been raped.
Nick Colton: We should all be so lucky.
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Referenced in The First Nudie Musical (1976) See more »

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the real story
16 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Charles as Nick plays the character of Victor(Vic). Typically the movie doesn't follow the actual story so accurately. If you want the real story, Vic is still alive and well into his 80's. I haven't seen him in a few months but, he truly was the first to break anyone out of prison using a helicopter. Leave me a message on here, i am sure he would enjoy telling you the real story as he seems to get a bit bored now and then sitting in his office for hours on end. Anytime you see a helicopter in a move breaking someone out of prison, well, this is where it all started. Knowing him as well as i do, i am certain he wouldn't mind some conversation on the story, the movie, or anything for that matter.


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