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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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18 October 2013 (USA)  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$25,121,291 (USA) (10 January 2014)
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When Faran Tahir's character (Javed) says "God is Great" Jim Caviezel character (Hobbes) replies with "Eh, Whatever". This is a possible reference to Jim Caviezel's role as "Jesus Christ" in The Passion of the Christ (2004). See more »

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Javed uses a sextant from an enclosure that is open to the sky but has walls on all four sides. Using a sextant is contingent on being able to see not just the sky but also the horizon which Javed can not do from his position, therefore this would not have worked. See more »

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Breslin: This can go two ways. You let me go, and I'll pretend this never happened. If you don't, I'll burn this fucking place to the ground on my way out.
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Head Held High
Written and Performed by Alex Heffes
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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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