MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 606 this week

Getaway (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  30 August 2013 (USA)
4.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.4/10 from 17,485 users   Metascore: 22/100
Reviews: 99 user | 143 critic | 34 from Metacritic.com

To save his kidnapped wife, Brent Magna must drive at the orders of a mysterious man.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 titles
created 18 Mar 2012
 
a list of 49 titles
created 23 Aug 2013
 
a list of 21 titles
created 09 Sep 2013
 
a list of 48 titles
created 29 Jan 2014
 
a list of 38 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Getaway" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Getaway (2013)

Getaway (2013) on IMDb 4.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Getaway.

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Teenager Rick Stevens has a crush on Nina Pennington. They form a friendship and embark on a rock n' roll journey together while Nina deals with her overbearing boyfriend, Kevin.

Director: Tim Garrick
Stars: Nat Wolff, Selena Gomez, Mary-Louise Parker
Rudderless (2014)
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

Director: William H. Macy
Stars: Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Felicity Huffman
Monte Carlo (2011)
Adventure | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.

Director: Thomas Bezucha
Stars: Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester, Katie Cassidy
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A college lecturer flees to Paris after a scandal costs him his job. In the City of Light, he meets a widow who might be involved in a series of murders.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Kristin Scott Thomas, Joanna Kulig
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And ... See full summary »

Director: Damon Santostefano
Stars: Selena Gomez, Drew Seeley, Jane Lynch
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The lives of three residents of New York's Staten Island intersect as they struggle to get ahead.

Director: James DeMonaco
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Seymour Cassel
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying/drinking/taking drugs they are arrested only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer.

Director: Harmony Korine
Stars: Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson
Aftershock (2012)
Action | Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

In Chile, a group of travelers who are in an underground nightclub when a massive earthquake hits quickly learn that reaching the surface is just the beginning of their nightmare.

Director: Nicolás López
Stars: Eli Roth, Ariel Levy, Nicolás Martínez
Searching (2013)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Selena Gomez and Shiloh Ferandez star in this short film for ''Flaunt'' magazine.

Director: Victoria Mahoney
Stars: Selena Gomez, Shiloh Fernandez
Fifty Shades of Blue (Video 2012)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A young woman hires a lowly painter to add a new color to her living room, and begins having romantic and sexual misinterpretations of his otherwise mundane activities.

Directors: Lauryn Kahn, Lauren Palmigiano
Stars: Selena Gomez, Nick Kroll
Gateway I (2013)
Documentary | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Gateway is a story of opposition to the highly controversial Northern Gateway Project, proposed by Enbridge Inc. to ship 525,000 of diluted bitumen per day from Alberta's tar sands, over ... See full summary »

Exit Strategy (TV Movie 2014)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A high-octane procedural about a team of five experts associated with the CIA led by Eric Shaw who are deployed when a CIA operation goes bad to extract the ones involved before it's too ... See full summary »

Director: Antoine Fuqua
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Tom Sizemore, Lina Esco
Edit

Cast

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

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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 »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

30 August 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Getaway - Em Fuga  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$10,494,494 (USA) (27 September 2013)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Ethan Hawke did some of his own stunt driving. See more »

Goofs

When the city power plant is destroyed, in a truly spectacular series of explosions, the city is shown experiencing a total blackout. For the rest of the movie, there is not a single light out, not a street light, traffic light, or building light, negating the whole premise of the robbery theme. See more »

Quotes

Brent Magna: I should have been a banker.
See more »


Soundtracks

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Arranged and Produced by Michael Bradford
Performed by Nailah Porter
Courtesy of Cutting Edge Music Group (Holdings) Ltd.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Nothing but a nauseating, noisy mess
27 August 2013 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

A late night car chase through the cosmopolitan streets of Sofia, Bulgaria; throbbing with that distinct and exotic coolness European cities exude when darkness falls... it's an idea that could have been executed very well. Unfortunately not in the case of Getaway, which instead slaughters the idea so poorly you can't help but feel sorry for it. 

Everyone loves a good car chase. You won't find one in Getaway though. All the chase scenes are nothing more than a nauseating rapid succession of very brief cuts. It's literally   impossible to get a wider picture and understanding of what is going. Many scenes could have been quite impressive if they had just been shot at a wider angle and held a longer frame. This does not happen once though. The breakneck speed at which the cuts are made (close up of car headlights-exploding box-back wheel-driver-back to headlights) just doesn't allow the chase to flow and is frustrating to watch. How can one appreciate what's happening when they can't even see what's happening?

Selena Gomez may be trying to break out of her Disney image (and good for her) but that doesn't mean she's suited to every role. Her performance here feels weak and definitely isn't helped by an even weaker dialogue. Ethan Hawke's performance is more believable, but it's only one taste bud of sweetness in the overall bad taste this movie leaves. 

There's pretty much zero laughs, the first half is filled with the characters bickering annoyingly, the chase scenes are visually unwatchable, it's painfully unnecessarily noisy and the plot is nothing but mediocre. 

Fortunately I viewed the film at an advance screening and therefore given it was free I just felt disappointed, rather than feeling ripped off as I would have had I actually handed over my hard earned dollars in exchange for that mess. I tried my best to enjoy the film, but to be honest all I wanted to do was getaway.  


100 of 133 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Am I honestly the only one who liked this movie? ShaylenProductions
1%? sneak64
Enough with the hate on Selena... SYRxox
How Does A Hollywood Movie Studio Green Light This Garbage??? cjvirnig-1
the twist dikayakoshka
Get Away, Getaway! aknockoffproduction
Discuss Getaway (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?