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Escape Plan (2013)

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When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside.

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Mikael Håfström

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Miles Chapman (screenplay by), Jason Keller (screenplay by) (as Arnell Jesko) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sylvester Stallone ... Breslin
Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Rottmayer
Jim Caviezel ... Hobbes
Faran Tahir ... Javed
Amy Ryan ... Abigail
Sam Neill ... Dr. Kyrie
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Lester Clark
Vinnie Jones ... Drake
Matt Gerald ... Roag
50 Cent ... Hush (as Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson)
Caitriona Balfe ... Jessica Miller
David Joseph Martinez ... Captain Newal Beradah
Alec Rayme ... Pilot
Christian Stokes ... Babcock
Graham Beckel ... Brims
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Storyline

Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars. Written by ahmetkozan

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The most secure prison ever built. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German | Arabic | Urdu

Release Date:

18 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Exit Plan See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,800,000, 20 October 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$25,132,228

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$137,328,301, 5 February 2015
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Screenwriter Jason Keller is credited under the pseudonym of Arnell Jesko, an anagram of his own name. See more »

Goofs

When Rottmayer first meets Breslin, Breslin introduces himself as his cover name, Anthony Portos. Rottmayer says, "The fourth Musketeer." Porthos (different spelling) was actually one of the 3 Musketeers in Alexandre Dumas' famous novel. D'Artagnan was the 4th musketeer. See more »

Quotes

Hobbes: You've been here six months now, Mr. Rottmayer. So you know how this works. Ten seconds. Where's Victor Manheim?
Swan Rottmayer: You know to many people, he is a Hero.
Hobbes: Nine seconds.
Swan Rottmayer: Do you have a pencil and a piece of paper?
Hobbes: Eight seconds!
Swan Rottmayer: I could draw you a map!
Hobbes: [Narrows eyes] Of What?
Swan Rottmayer: Of where you could Find him...
Hobbes: [Opens drawer, takes out, and slams the requested things on the table]
Swan Rottmayer: You know, when I was a kid, I always wanted to be an Artist.
[...]
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.36 (2013) See more »

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Head Held High
Written and Performed by Alex Heffes
Credited as performed by De Wolfe Music
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Stallone and Schwarzenegger...together at last!
18 October 2013 | by ManBehindTheMask63See all my reviews

"Escape Plan" isn't the greatest film ever made. But it is a fun, non-stop thrill ride B-movie that delivers the dream team we've always wanted...Arnie and Sly! Yes, they've teamed up in the over-the-top, cheesy Expendables films but "Escape Plan" is a more satisfying and better quality film.

Rambo...Terminator...Jesus...John Trent...50 Cent...yeah, the cast is pretty awesome for this "prison break" flick. Jim Caviezel almost steals the show as the "evil" warden. We all know Sly and Arnie are in their mid-60's but man do they still kick butt! Plus they're still literally ripped...like bulging...like veins sticking out all over the place ripped! We had a blast watching this and I recommend it to any action fan, especially the 80's action crowd. There's great one-liners, slow motion shoot outs, explosions, prison shanks, and all sort of bad ass action.

I really hope this does well at the box office because it is an entertaining film that's way better than "The Last Stand" and "A Bullet To The Head". But I wouldn't be surprised if those films have turned some movie goers off. A real action fan will love this flick though. Go check it out! Get to da choppa!!!!


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