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Escape Plan (2013)

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When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside.



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Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Breaking out is an inside job. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 October 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Exit Plan  »

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Box Office


$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,885,732 (USA) (18 October 2013)


$25,121,291 (USA) (10 January 2014)

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2.35 : 1
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Javed is supposedly Moroccan, yet he speaks fluent Urdu (Pakistani) when he says, "Ye Jahannum kay darwazay hain," (These are the gates of Hell) during a scene with Breslin. See more »


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Great movie.
13 October 2013 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Excellent cast, scrip and acting (yes, acting). You can't expect Sly and Arnie to play Shakespeare, and they won't. They are meant to kick ass and that's what they do.

The story goes by smoothly and fast. Dialogues and sequence are really well written. Main characters bring you in the movie and Jim Caviezel is great as the villain. So is Vince Jones and the rest of the characters.

This isn't for everyone but I can't believe this movie is flying so under the radar. What a shame. This is old school, action packed thriller.

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