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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 Anonymous

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The most secure prison ever built. See more »


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

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USA

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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

(At around 63 mins) Abigail is seen at Breslin's desk. On this desk are a few puzzle-like models, one of which appears to depict the structure of the infamous "super-chip" from Cyberdyne Systems as shown in the Terminator movies, which Arnold Schwarzenegger was in. See more »

Goofs

Javed uses a sextant from an enclosure that is open to the sky but has walls on all four sides. Using a sextant is contingent on being able to see not just the sky but also the horizon which Javed can not do from his position, therefore this would not have worked. See more »

Quotes

Breslin: And you became my best friend.
Swan Rottmayer: You are not user-friendly.
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Connections

Featured in Executing the Plan: The Making of 'Escape Plan' (2014) See more »

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Piano Sonata No. 2
Arranged and Performed by Joseph Bonn
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26 January 2014 | by JerghalSee all my reviews

The terminator and Rambo in the same movie, in the 80s or even the 90s this would have been the event of the year...but then Sly didn't look like his veins where going to explode and Shwarzie had less floppy skin. But we digress. Sly plays an expert who professionally escapes prisons to test their security. He gets set-up and end's up in an experimental shadow prison from which he and Shwarzie have to escape. The film reminded me a bit of (and borrows elements from) Fortress and THX-1138. Contrary to The Expendables the film has a descent plot and is well made. The VFX are good and never look fake, so generally speaking a fine production. I expected little so I was positively surprised to see that it could deliver 2 hours of solid entertainment. It was never going to be as good as T2 or Cliffhanger but it's a pity it just flopped at the box office. I hope many people give it a second chance on DVD or BD as it is certainly worth the watch.


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