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Escapee (2011)

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While on a class observation trip at a local mental hospital, young psychology major Abby Jones (Christine Evangelista), has a chilling encounter with high-risk patient, Harmon (Dominic ... See full summary »

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Abby Jones
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Renee Sanders
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Professor Jeremy Davis
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Officer Carter Thomas (as Scott Michael Elrod)
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Detective Pars
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Lynn Peterson
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Kyle Roberston
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While on a class observation trip at a local mental hospital, young psychology major Abby Jones (Christine Evangelista), has a chilling encounter with high-risk patient, Harmon (Dominic Purcell). She returns home for an evening of normal study with her two roommates unaware of the darkness shes awakened within him. Later that evening a storm moves in, while Harmon escapes leaving a trail of death, as he makes his toward an unsuspecting Abby. Meanwhile, Abby and her roommate Lynn (Carly Chaikin) receive a visit from Carter Thomas (Scott Elrod), the neighbor cop across the street, warning them about a local peeper lurking in the area. He reassu Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence and a brief sexual reference | See all certifications »

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Car doors being slammed shut when Jensen and Pars arrive at the house. See more »

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Shake Suga Shake
Written by Codi Jordan (BMI)
Performed by Codi Jordan
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3 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Since it's already been said a few times I'll first mention that Escapee does have a certain Hitchcockian quality to it. Like Psycho, it does a good job of blurring the line between horror and suspense and it has twists that you don't see coming. Having said that, I'd probably liken it more to the earlier Halloween movies and the movies they inspired in that era. It's genuinely scary and fun to watch. Also like those movies, it was shot on a lower budget and contains some flubs that really only add to its appeal.

Bottom line, if you're a fan of this type of movie (see Halloween, Terror Train, Prom Night, etc.), Escapee will not disappoint.


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