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A bush pilot is hired for fifty thousand dollars to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.

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Tom Gries

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Howard B. Kreitsek (screenplay), Marc Norman (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Bronson ... Nick Colton
Robert Duvall ... Jay Wagner
Jill Ireland ... Ann Wagner
Randy Quaid ... Hawkins
Sheree North ... Myrna
Jorge Moreno Jorge Moreno ... Sosa
Emilio Fernández ... J.V. (as Emilio Fernandez)
Paul Mantee ... Cable
Alan Vint ... Harve
Alejandro Rey ... Sanchez
William B. White William B. White ... 2nd Officer (as Will B. White)
Roy Jenson ... Spencer
Sidney Clute ... Henderson (as Sidney Klute)
Chalo González ... Border Guard (as Chalo Gonzalez)
Antonio Tarruella Antonio Tarruella ... 1st Prison Guard
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Storyline

Jay Wagner is framed by the mob and sent to prison in Mexico. His wife, Ann tries to get him out. She then turns to bush pilot Nick Colton for help. And Colton is all to eager to do it. But the men who framed Jay will do what they have to make sure he doesn't escape. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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CHARLES BRONSON in ACTION in BREAKOUT See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 1975 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Ten-Second Jailbreak See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$16,000,000
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Paul Mantee and Robert Duvall appeared in The Great Santini (1979) and The Greatest (1977). See more »

Goofs

The airport that Nick flies out of is located in Texas, but the surrounding countryside is covered with Joshua trees, which are only found in the Mohave desert of Southern Calif, the Southern tip of Nevada and Northwestern area of Arizona. See more »

Quotes

Myrna: How does that joke go? Ah, the guy says, "so help me, I'll rape you." And the girl says, "so rape me, I'll help you."
Nick Colton: So?
Myrna: So... rape me, I'll help you.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: MEXICO 1971 See more »

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References The Great Escape (1963) See more »

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the real story
16 October 2009 | by intrepid_crossingSee all my reviews

Charles as Nick plays the character of Victor(Vic). Typically the movie doesn't follow the actual story so accurately. If you want the real story, Vic is still alive and well into his 80's. I haven't seen him in a few months but, he truly was the first to break anyone out of prison using a helicopter. Leave me a message on here, i am sure he would enjoy telling you the real story as he seems to get a bit bored now and then sitting in his office for hours on end. Anytime you see a helicopter in a move breaking someone out of prison, well, this is where it all started. Knowing him as well as i do, i am certain he wouldn't mind some conversation on the story, the movie, or anything for that matter.


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