6.4/10
1,223
30 user 24 critic

The Last Run (1971)

A getaway driver comes out of retirement to pull off one last run - one that could send him to an early grave instead.

Directors:

Richard Fleischer, John Huston (uncredited)

Writer:

Alan Sharp (original screenplay)
Reviews

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Prime Video

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An idealistic rookie cop joins the L.A.P.D. to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.

Director: Richard Fleischer
Stars: George C. Scott, Stacy Keach, Jane Alexander
Rage (1972)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An accidental nerve gas leak by the military kills not only a rancher's livestock, but also his son. When he tries to hold the military accountable for their actions, he runs up against a wall of silence.

Director: George C. Scott
Stars: George C. Scott, Richard Basehart, Martin Sheen
The Hospital (1971)
Comedy | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An over-burdened doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.

Director: Arthur Hiller
Stars: George C. Scott, Diana Rigg, Barnard Hughes
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A series of brutal murders in Boston sparks a seemingly endless and increasingly complex manhunt.

Director: Richard Fleischer
Stars: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy
Bank Shot (1974)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A motley crew of criminals plans to rob a Los Angeles bank that's temporarily located in a mobile home during renovations.

Director: Gower Champion
Stars: George C. Scott, Joanna Cassidy, Sorrell Booke
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In San Francisco, California, one victim in a mass murder is a police detective. His partner and a new partner investigate in the city's seamy side.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Stars: Walter Matthau, Bruce Dern, Louis Gossett Jr.
See No Evil (1971)
Certificate: GP Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young blind woman is pursued by a maniac while staying with family in their country manor.

Director: Richard Fleischer
Stars: Mia Farrow, Dorothy Alison, Robin Bailey
Sinful Davey (1969)
Certificate: M/PG Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The humorous adventures of the notorious Scottish highwayman and thief Davey Haggart during the 1820s in Britain.

Director: John Huston
Stars: John Hurt, Pamela Franklin, Nigel Davenport
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A member of British Intelligence assumes a fictitious criminal identity and allows himself to be caught, imprisoned, and freed in order to infiltrate a spy organization and expose a traitor.

Director: John Huston
Stars: Paul Newman, Dominique Sanda, James Mason
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In a story set during the Hundred Years War, a student who has abandoned his studies in Paris, pairs with a young noblewoman with whom he has fallen in love.

Director: John Huston
Stars: Anjelica Huston, Assi Dayan, Anthony Higgins
Certificate: M/PG Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

During the Cold War a Naval Intelligence officer endowed with a powerful photographic memory is transferred to the CIA to participate in a covert operation in Moscow.

Director: John Huston
Stars: Bibi Andersson, Richard Boone, Nigel Green
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A husband, wife and their son are stranded on a remote island with no way off; as the son grows older, sexual tensions emerge.

Director: George C. Scott
Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, John David Carson
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
George C. Scott ... Harry Garmes
Tony Musante ... Paul Rickard
Trish Van Devere ... Claudie Scherrer
Colleen Dewhurst ... Monique
Aldo Sambrell ... Miguel (as Aldo Sanbrell)
Antonio Tarruella Antonio Tarruella ... Motorcycle Policeman
Robert Coleby ... Hitch Hiker
Pat Zurica ... 1st Man (as Patrick J. Zurica)
Rocky Taylor Rocky Taylor ... 2nd Man
Edit

Storyline

A former getaway driver from Chicago (George C. Scott) has retired to a peaceful life in a Portuguese fishing village. He is asked to pull off one last job, involving driving a dangerous crook and his girl-friend to France. However, the job turns out to be a double-cross and the trio are pursued back to Portugal where they make one last stand on the coast while the enemy assassins attempt to gun them down. Written by Jonathon Dabell <J.D.@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

In the tradition of Hemingway and Bogart. See more »


Certificate:

GP | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Portuguese | Spanish

Release Date:

24 September 1971 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

A Última Fuga See more »

Filming Locations:

Granada, Andalucía, Spain See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Star George C. Scott fought with legendary director John Huston during the filming over script rewrites as well as the leading lady, Tina Aumont. After engaging in shouting matches with Scott, Huston quit the film. Fatefully, Aumont was replaced with Trish Van Devere, whom Scott fell in love with and married. Huston was replaced by Richard Fleischer. See more »

Goofs

When George C. Scott puts on part of the Carburetor at the beginning of the movie he doesn't add the gasket. See more »

Quotes

Claudie Scherrer: Thank you for drying my things. Otherwise I'd have been traveling in wet knickers.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Portrait of an Actor (1971) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
George C. Scott at his best
26 September 2004 | by Oliver-50See all my reviews

Well made dramatic thriller about an ex-driver for the mob, now retired and living on a beach with nothing else to do, and nothing else he knows how to do. When he's called upon after nine years to perform a job he takes it, simply to see if he can still do it. Scott is the best reason to watch this other-wise standard chase film; As the aging driver who's lost everything and has nothing to do but die, he is masterful. This is one of his finest (and most under-rated) performances. An engaging film with some intense moments of action and a great existentialist feel to it. Doesn't quite hit it's mark at times, but worth-while for Scott. Good photography.

*** out of ****


10 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 30 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed