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The Getaway (1994)

Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich "business"-man, is up ... See full summary »

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Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich "business"-man, is up to something big, so he tells his wife (Carol McCoy) to tell him that he's for sale if Benyon can get him out of prison. Benyon pulls some strings and Doc McCoy is released again. Unfortunately he has to cooperate with the same person that got him to prison. Written by Lars J. Aas <larsa@colargol.edb.tih.no>

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Choosing between love and money is one thing. Getting away with both is something else See more »


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Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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11 February 1994 (USA)  »

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$16,096,000 (USA)
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Trivia

When Rudy Travis (Michael Madsen) kidnaps a married couple, Harold Carvey, DVM (James Stephens) and Fran Carvey (Jennifer Tilly) Rudy ties Harold to a chair in one scene. In Reservoir Dogs (1992) Mr Blonde (Madsen) tied Marvin Nash (Kirk Baltz) to a chair. See more »

Goofs

When the police cars are chasing Doc and Carol after they have robbed the gun store. One of the police car tips over and you can see the log, used by stuntman to turn cars over, rolling down the road. See more »

Quotes

Carol: Oh, I guess we should stop, 'cause Harold has to pee.
Rudy Travis: Get back in the front. Get back up there with Harold! Get up there!
Harold Carvey, DVM: I don't want to play... this game... anymore!
Rudy Travis: You pee in your pants.
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Referenced in Pipas (1994) See more »

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CARMELITA
Written by DAVID WHITE
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lots of action in this 1
15 March 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

wow.lots of action,some brutal violence,even some black comedy thrown into the mix.oh,yeah,also some steamy love scenes and some double crosses.that pretty much describes "The Getaway".for me,all this is a good thing.at least,it works in this movie.there's a great cast,who all put in great performances.Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger play the two lead characters,with great supporting work from Micheal Madsen,James Woods,Jeniffer Tilly and Richard Farnsworth.if you like a action packed movie and don't mind brutal violence and nudity or foul language(there's a lot of that in here)you should enjoy this 1.as an added bonus,there are a couple of twists and,like i mentioned earlier,some black humour.myself,i really had a good time with this movie.i give "The Getaway" 9/10


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