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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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Exit Plan  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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

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

Director Mikael Håfström said that 90% of the film was shot inside an empty facility in New Orleans which had previously been used by NASA to construct space shuttles. See more »

Goofs

When Rottmayer first meets Breslin, Breslin introduces himself as his cover name, Anthony Portos. Rottmayer says, "The fourth Musketeer." Porthos (different spelling) was actually one of the 3 Musketeers in Alexandre Dumas' famous novel. D'Artagnan was the 4th musketeer. See more »

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Hobbes: No one gets off this ship! Shoot to kill.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.36 (2013) See more »

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Head Held High
Written and Performed by Alex Heffes
Credited as performed by De Wolfe Music
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26 January 2014 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

The terminator and Rambo in the same movie, in the 80s or even the 90s this would have been the event of the year...but then Sly didn't look like his veins where going to explode and Shwarzie had less floppy skin. But we digress. Sly plays an expert who professionally escapes prisons to test their security. He gets set-up and end's up in an experimental shadow prison from which he and Shwarzie have to escape. The film reminded me a bit of (and borrows elements from) Fortress and THX-1138. Contrary to The Expendables the film has a descent plot and is well made. The VFX are good and never look fake, so generally speaking a fine production. I expected little so I was positively surprised to see that it could deliver 2 hours of solid entertainment. It was never going to be as good as T2 or Cliffhanger but it's a pity it just flopped at the box office. I hope many people give it a second chance on DVD or BD as it is certainly worth the watch.


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