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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  »

Filming Locations:


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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The cargo ship converted to a prison in this movie is Rican, IMO number 7621932. This can be seen in the scenes from the engine room towards the end of the movie. In the movie they have actually doubled the beam of the ship, making two rows of cargo holds and when widening the superstructure, they have left the wheelhouse off center and original size. The ship was scrapped after the filming in Alang, India. See more »


Despite the location being chosen for calm seas, it is impossible to guarantee a continuous calm. At some time the rocking of the ship will give away the fact that they are not on land. See more »


Hobbes: You've been here six months now, Mr. Rottmayer. So you know how this works. Ten seconds. Where's Victor Manheim?
Swan Rottmayer: You know to many people, he is a Hero.
Hobbes: Nine seconds.
Swan Rottmayer: Do you have a pencil and a piece of paper?
Hobbes: Eight seconds!
Swan Rottmayer: I could draw you a map!
Hobbes: [Narrows eyes] Of What?
Swan Rottmayer: Of where you could Find him...
Hobbes: [Opens drawer, takes out, and slams the requested things on the table]
Swan Rottmayer: You know, when I was a kid, I always wanted to be an Artist.
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References Papillon (1973) See more »


Piano Sonata No. 2
Arranged and Performed by Joseph Bonn
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User Reviews

A creative setting that made it pretty engaging.
16 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

The setting of the film is very creative, but I find myself more or less engaged in what is going on rather than actually comprehending what the story is about. Warden Hobbes (Jim Caviezel) is looking for this mafia person or something, but honestly I didn't fully follow all the talk. It was quite hard to understand what they were saying, especially Stallone with his trademark raspy voice. All the 'tough guy' talk being so macho and all makes it hard to hear what they're saying. I just followed the action.

Props to Stallone and Schwarzenegger for making an action film at their age. It's probably time to give it up though. I'm getting kind of tired of watching guys fighting and shooting at each other for no apparent reason. Plus, this is such a hyper-masculine movie. I counted two women in this film. Two. Who never talk to each other and had only a few minutes of screen time. Fantastic.

Well one thing that I did appreciate, was that they didn't swear as much as I would've expected. Usually with these hyper-masculine films, they would have the f-word in every sentence. I appreciate that this did not. The acting was pretty good too I guess. They got into their characters well.

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