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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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2 nominations. See more awards »

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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 (as Ivailo Garaskov)
Dimo Alexiev ...
Henchman #1
Velislav Pavlov ...
Henchman #2 (as Slavi Pavlov)
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Henchman #3 (as Deyan Angelov)
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Head Valet
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Car Driver
Velizar Peev ...
Valet Thug
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Valet Thug
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Valet Thug
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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:

Bekstvo  »

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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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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This film, along with The Apparition (2012), would be Dark Castle Entertainment's last films released before the production company went out of business. See more »

Goofs

When the Shelby tries to drive down a flight of steps, we only see a shot of it starting, and one of it at the bottom. It couldn't have made it down the steps with ground clearance, so we don't see what would have been a good shot, it actually coming down the steps. See more »

Quotes

The Kid: Do you realize I just have to buy another limited edition Shelby Super Snake, take another six months to retire the cams, open up the intake and customize it? And then I'm going to drive it over your face.
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Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.186 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Traditional
Arranged and Produced by Michael Bradford
Performed by Nailah Porter
Courtesy of Cutting Edge Music Group (Holdings) Ltd.
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Brainless, but not fun
31 August 2013 | by (California) – See all my reviews

According to another user, this movie is "brainless fun", which I really must contend with. This movie sure is brainless, but there isn't much fun to be found here. The script is dismal, the central plot makes no sense, and the chase sequences are edited in the contemporary shaky-cam style that makes it hard to tell what is going on at some points, which really gets my goat. The whole reason I went to see this movie is to see some kick-butt car cinematography, but there is better, free content on youtube that I could have watched to whet my appetite(like Ken Block's gymkhana series or vintage rally B-group footage). To say that I am disappointed would be a lie, I had a feeling this movie would be a dud because they hardly marketed it at all and released at the end of summer, which is always a bad sign.

Ethan Hawke's performance may be the only redeemable part of this movie, as I could really tell he was working hard to make the 11th grade level dialog work. Selena Gomez's acting was predictably sub-par, it seems to me the only reason she was included in Getaway was to get guys my age into the theater. And if the two other dudes in the theater besides my friends and I are evidence, it didn't work.

In short, don't waste your time on Getaway, watch The Transporter or Top Gear instead to get your gearhead action fix.


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