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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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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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Breaking out is an inside job. See more »


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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

Arnold Schwarzenegger was the original choice for John Brennick in the futuristic prison flick Fortress (1992), but Schwarzenegger turned the role down and the role was given to Christopher Lambert. "Fortress" was considered to be a futuristic remake of the prison flick Lock Up (1989) starring Sylvester Stallone. See more »

Goofs

Just minutes into the picture, Breslin finishes a phone call: he hangs up, and is just exiting the booth when we hear the distinct sound of a coin hitting the coin return slot and NOT falling into the phone company coin bin, as it would if the person had made a successful outgoing call. See more »

Quotes

Hobbes: [after Rottmayer insults him repeatedly in German] Here's what you should know: I don't care. Sooner or later, you will Tell me what I want to know. It is inevitable. Like dying.
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References THX 1138 (1971) See more »

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Prison, Betrayal and Revenge with Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger – What Else Could I Want in an Action Movie?
15 February 2014 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Ray Breslin (Sylvester Stallone) is a renowned specialist in prison breaking in high-security facilities. He owns a company with his partner Lester Clark (Vincent D'Onofrio) and he works with his coworkers and friends Abigail (Amy Ryan) and Hush (50 Cent). Breslin follows three basic rules to escape: to know the layout; observe the routine; and get internal or external support to the getaway. Then he delivers a report with the flaws in the system to his client.

Breslin and his team are visited by the CIA agent Jessica Miller (Caitriona Balfe) that offers five-million dollars to him to test a state-of-art facility. Breslin accepts the challenge but soon he learns that he was double-crossed. The cruel prison ward Hobbes (Jim Caviezel) gives special attention to Breslin, following the instructions of his client and uses his right arm Drake (Vinnie Jones) to break Breslin. But the inmate Rottmayer (Arnold Schwarzenegger) gets close to Breslin and helps him to find a way to escape and find who betrayed him. Will they be well succeeded in their intent?

"Escape Plan" is a full of action movie with Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger and a great cast. The plot has the usual flaws but entertains a lot using the themes prison, betrayal and revenge that are always attractive. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Rota de Fuga" ("Escape Route")


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