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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

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The most secure prison ever built. See more »

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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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Escape Plan did not receive a theatrical release in Australia, instead Australian distributors Hopscotch Films decided to release the film directly to DVD and Blu-Ray. See more »


As Ray is hanging from a rope ladder, in close up, one of the ropes is torn by a bullet. In the following wide shot, the ladder is fixed. See more »


Hobbes: [after Rottmayer insults him repeatedly in German] Here's what you should know: I don't care. Sooner or later, you will Tell me what I want to know. It is inevitable. Like dying.
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Stallone and Schwarzenegger...together at last!
18 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Escape Plan" isn't the greatest film ever made. But it is a fun, non-stop thrill ride B-movie that delivers the dream team we've always wanted...Arnie and Sly! Yes, they've teamed up in the over-the-top, cheesy Expendables films but "Escape Plan" is a more satisfying and better quality film.

Rambo...Terminator...Jesus...John Trent...50 Cent...yeah, the cast is pretty awesome for this "prison break" flick. Jim Caviezel almost steals the show as the "evil" warden. We all know Sly and Arnie are in their mid-60's but man do they still kick butt! Plus they're still literally veins sticking out all over the place ripped! We had a blast watching this and I recommend it to any action fan, especially the 80's action crowd. There's great one-liners, slow motion shoot outs, explosions, prison shanks, and all sort of bad ass action.

I really hope this does well at the box office because it is an entertaining film that's way better than "The Last Stand" and "A Bullet To The Head". But I wouldn't be surprised if those films have turned some movie goers off. A real action fan will love this flick though. Go check it out! Get to da choppa!!!!

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