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Escape to Passion (1970)

Leo is a small time crook on the road to redemption. The age old story of a broken man trying to change himself. Escape to Passion is a sleazy action-packed classic.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonard Shoemaker ...
Leo (as Leonard Schumaker)
Kathy Hilton ...
Cherry (as Kathie Hilton)
Audrey (as Barbara Caron)
Sebastian Figg ...
Marvin Vanderventer ...
J.J. Billingsley
Fred Spruel ...
Gangsta Wannabe
Linda Levin ...
Bambi Allen ...
Judy (as Holly Woodstar)
Bruce Beard ...
Loudmouthed Drunk
Bank Guard (as Titus Moody)
Jack Duga ...
Porno Actor
Jean Stone ...
Porno Actress
Marlene Selsman ...
Bar Singer (as Signe Marlene)
Hal John Norman ...
Security Guard (as Hal Jon Norman)


Leo is a small time crook on the road to redemption. The age old story of a broken man trying to change himself. Escape to Passion is a sleazy action-packed classic.

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The big break... The big job... The big time... Leo was dying to make it big!





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"When you need an instant orgy, I'm your man!"
25 March 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Not very exciting but somehow still watchable tale about Leo, a man who hates his job and turns to crime as a means of achieving the kind of lifestyle he wants. Although he enjoys the simple things in life (he inexplicably pours some unidentified candy into his bottle of RC cola in one scene), he wants more. He is a petty thief who can't get a raise at his job. Fed up, his girlfriend leaves him at the beginning of the movie. He then hooks up with a stripper, and together with a dim-witted buddy they rob a bank. Needless to say, things don't quite go as planned. The climax features a crisco orgy interrupted by a shoot out with the police.

'tis a low budget film with all the expected weaknesses. And very dated. It features some fun, hokey country music. Perhaps the oddest thing is how it shifts gears between a would-be action drama and scenes which feel like they belong in a soft-core porn flick. There's quite a bit of gratuitous full-frontal nudity.

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