The Getaway (1972) Poster


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Sex & Nudity

  • Ali MacGraw's left breast and erect nipple are briefly seen in the motel scene with Steve McQueen. Earlier her nipples are faintly seen through a wet blouse, as she is wearing no bra.
  • A woman's bare breast is briefly shown; that woman and another woman's bare backs are shown. A man fondles a woman through her clothes against her will.
  • Men are seen showering; lots of male shirtlessness, and male frontal nudity is very briefly seen from a distance.
  • Pictures of 2 different nude women's bare breasts are briefly seen in a distant shot of a pornographic magazine.

Violence & Gore

  • People get shot throughout the movie; most of the time it isn't too bloody but a few are a bit graphic.


  • 1 abuse of the name "Jesus," 1 desecration of "Christ," and 7 misuses of "God"--6 of which are in conjunction with "damn"; 1 additional instance of the 'd' word.
  • 3 instances of the 's' word, 3 of the 'h' word, and 2 of a**. There is also 1 use of "bastard," and 1 instance of "screw" (in relation to sex).

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Some smoking and drinking. One man is characterized as an alcoholic.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A robbery sequence and shootout are moderately intense moments.
  • A scene in which one man relentlessly slaps another may be distressing to watch for some.
  • A man is shown hanging from a cord in an apparent suicide.

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