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Escapee (2011)

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While on a class observation trip at a local mental hospital, young psychology major Abby Jones (Christine Evangelista), has a chilling encounter with high-risk patient, Harmon (Dominic ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic Purcell ... Jaxon
Christine Evangelista ... Abby Jones
Melissa Ordway ... Renee Sanders
Danny Nucci ... Professor Jeremy Davis
Scott Elrod ... Officer Carter Thomas (as Scott Michael Elrod)
Kadeem Hardison ... Detective Pars
Carly Chaikin ... Lynn Peterson
Justin Gaston ... Kyle Roberston
David Jensen ... Police Chief Gaines
Faith Ford ... Detective Alison Jensen
Christopher Shand ... Chet Hall
Stanton Barrett ... Jerome Cooper
Joel Gourdin Joel Gourdin ... Officer Jason Tyler
Jullian Dulce Vida ... Fred Ramos
Greg D. Johnson ... Jimmy Willis
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Storyline

While on a class observation trip at a local mental hospital, young psychology major Abby Jones (Christine Evangelista), has a chilling encounter with high-risk patient, Harmon (Dominic Purcell). She returns home for an evening of normal study with her two roommates unaware of the darkness shes awakened within him. Later that evening a storm moves in, while Harmon escapes leaving a trail of death, as he makes his way toward an unsuspecting Abby. Meanwhile, Abby and her roommate Lynn (Carly Chaikin) receive a visit from Carter Thomas (Scott Elrod), the neighbor cop across the street, warning them about a local peeper lurking in the area.

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convict | murder | one word title | See All (3) »

Taglines:

He's Vicious ... Depraved ... and Out of Control! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and a brief sexual reference | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 September 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alta Pressão See more »

Filming Locations:

Pineville, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Dominic Purcell was kept separate from the rest of the cast throughout the shooting of this film. See more »

Goofs

Car doors being slammed shut when Jensen and Pars arrive at the house. See more »

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So Wrong
Written by Bryan Cote and Ryan LeClair (SOCAN)
Performed by Smeer
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I Should Have Escapee!!!
10 April 2012 | by manjodudeSee all my reviews

OK, I found the poster promising, so I bought this DVD.

Initially it seemed to keep upto my expectation with the creepy opening scene of the psycho leaving his victim as a trophy in the woods. Also, for a few more scenes, the suspense & the tension does not drop. I braced myself for the next strike from the madman. I braced, I braced and I braced. And that's all I was doing! Soon the movie moved tediously. Seems the killer decides to stalk his victims at his own sweet pace(much to our madness!) while our pretty girls jump at every Tom, Dick & Harry noise out there! And there are certain "exposing" conversations between our characters that's supposed to shock or keep us glued to what's happening but instead confuses us as they don't make any sense. If they could have done away with these unnecessary dialogs, the story could have been more engaging to me.

I appreciate the performances(at least some) though like Dominic Purcell as the psycho. His glaring looks & cold body language did decent justice to his character. Even Evangelista as Abby did pretty well. Rest of the actors were average.

It's just a movie but at the end of the day, I still wish the plot had made more sense.

Verdict: Learn from my mistake and escapee far away from this movie!


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