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Getaway (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  30 August 2013 (USA)
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To save his kidnapped wife, Brent Magna must drive at the orders of a mysterious man.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Brent Magna
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The Voice
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Leanne
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The Man
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Distinguished Man
Ivaylo Geraskov ...
Detective
Dimo Alexiev ...
Henchman #1
Velislav Pavlov ...
Henchman #2 (as Slavi Pavlov)
Dejan Angelov ...
Henchman #3 (as Deyan Angelov)
Kaloian Vodenicharov ...
Head Valet
Danko Jordanov ...
Car Driver
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Valet
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Thug
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Thug
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Storyline

Getaway is the gritty, exciting action thriller from Warner Brothers in which former race car driver Brent Magna is pitted against the clock as he commandeers a custom Shelby Super Snake Mustang, taking it and its unwitting owner on a high-speed adventure at the command of a mysterious villain on a race against time to save the life of his kidnapped wife. Written by anonymous

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Taglines:

Get in. Get out. Getaway.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense action, violence and mayhem throughout, some rude gestures, and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 August 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Getaway - Via di fuga  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,606,142 (USA) (30 August 2013)

Gross:

$10,494,494 (USA) (27 September 2013)
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Ethan Hawke attended a racing school to learn how to properly maneuver like a professional. See more »

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While the movie takes place in Bulgaria, the police cars all say POLICE in English, 911 is referenced even though that is the US emergency number. See more »

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The Kid: I am not going to die for you.
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Arranged, Performed & Produced by Michael Bradford
Courtesy of Cutting Edge Music Group (Holdings) Ltd.
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Not Deep-but very engaging
9 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is not Lawrence of Arabia and doesn't pretend to be. It is engaging, exciting, crazy driving sequences, I cared about the characters and yes, it is shallow. Sometimes one doesn't want super deep mind bending movies, just escapism. I sure didn't think about bills due, or other minor problems during this movie. It was fun, if not really believable. It is what it is. Enjoy it if that sounds good. If you are the movie critic of all time, skip it and let some people have lighthearted, superficial fun. Having raced on a small level and taken high performance driving courses I was stunned that this could be filmed without CGI. The moves I saw were close to unbelievable and I can believe the movie had over 6000 edits and crashed over 130 cars-what a bill that must have been.


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