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The Escape (1998)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure  |  24 April 1998 (Portugal)
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Clayton, at the age of nineteen, is convicted for a crime he did not commit. Ten years afterwards, after having taken all the abuses against him in prison, he decides to escape, without ... See full summary »

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Clayton
Brigitte Bako ...
Sarah
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Hickman
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Newby
Nathaniel DeVeaux ...
Moses (as Nathaniel Deveaux)
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Pooch
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J.B. Bivens ...
Protege Guard
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Sheriff
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Deputy (as Alfred E. Humphreys)
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Long (as W. Morgan Sheppard)
Zook Matthews ...
Inmate #1
Kate Twa ...
Woman Deputy
Heath Stevenson ...
Doomed Prisoner
Danny Virtue ...
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Clayton, at the age of nineteen, is convicted for a crime he did not commit. Ten years afterwards, after having taken all the abuses against him in prison, he decides to escape, without caring about the consequences. Written by K. Meissner

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Hickman: [shoots an inmate] I am just in a cost-cutting mood today.
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Pointless and ridiculous
4 December 1999 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

One reviewer commented that the movie didn't know if it was an action movie, or an exploration of the minds of prisoners. That about sums it. There's not much action in this prison escape movie, which spends a great deal of time talking about the greatness of poetry, reading poems, or having B&W fantasies about owning a nightclub where people can read poetry. It's as ridiculous as it sounds. The movie seemed like it was going nowhere, and at the end, that's where it was. You'll be asking yourself at that point, "What was the point of all of this?"


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