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No Escape (2015)

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In their new overseas house, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape from an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed.

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John Erick Dowdle
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Owen Wilson ... Jack Dwyer
Lake Bell ... Annie Dwyer
Sterling Jerins ... Lucy Dwyer
Claire Geare ... Beeze Dwyer
Pierce Brosnan ... Hammond
Thanawut Ketsaro Thanawut Ketsaro ... Samnang (as Thanawut Kasro)
Chatchawai Kamonsakpitak Chatchawai Kamonsakpitak ... Prak (as Chatchawan Kamonsakpitak)
Sahajak Boonthanakit ... Kenny Rogers
Tanapol Chuksrida Tanapol Chuksrida ... Krit
Nophand Boonyai Nophand Boonyai ... Concierge
Kanarpat Phintiang Kanarpat Phintiang ... Bellhop
Jon Goldney Jon Goldney ... Jerry (as Jonathan Goldney)
Duang Maidork Duang Maidork ... Old Man
Suphornnaphat Jenselius Suphornnaphat Jenselius ... Travel Agent
Barthélemy Son Barthélemy Son ... François (as Barthelemy Son)
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Storyline

A couple (Owen Wilson and Lake Bell) and their two daughters relocate to Asia, only to find themselves caught in the middle of a dangerous coup. Realizing that foreigners are being murdered on the spot, they make a desperate decision to escape the violence on the streets and seek refuge at the American Embassy, all while trying to avoid detection by the merciless rebels.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A nation in revolt. Innocent civilians caught in the middle. How far would you go to survive? See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence including a sexual assault, and for language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Owen Wilson's first dramatic role since Behind Enemy Lines (2001). See more »

Goofs

When Annie is barricading her hotel room, she walks towards the door with shoes on. However, when she pushes the stuff against the door she is in her bare feet. See more »

Quotes

Beeze Dwyer: [hiding in debris] Mommy, I have to go potty.
Annie Dwyer: Just, um... It's okay, just go in your pants, okay.
Beeze Dwyer: But, I'm not a baby.
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: No Escape/Grease Sing-a-Long (2015) See more »

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Jol Dondeung Kone Key (Going to Get Engaged)
Written by Mai Bun
Performed by Meas Samon
By arrangement with Seven Seas Music
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Unexpected... Bravo!
4 November 2015 | by palavitsinisSee all my reviews

Going to watch a movie with Owen Wilson starring, you usually expect some kind of comedy or romance. Not this time. I was really worried that he would not be up to the task with this one, but this was not true, not true at all!

The movie was fascinating, completely plausible, filled with amazing scenes that keep you at the edge of your seat. The things that this family goes through were unimaginable but very well executed during filming.

Owen was that good that you could actually empathize with his suffering and anxiety and put yourself in his position struggling for his family. Pierce Brosnan was AMAZING! Just the right amount, just as much as needed, to complement a really thrilling movie!

Recommended for sure! Can't wait to see more stuff like that from Owen Wilson!


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Country:

USA | Thailand

Language:

English | French | Thai | Khmer | Mandarin

Release Date:

26 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Coup See more »

Filming Locations:

Chiang Mai, Thailand See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,111,264, 30 August 2015

Gross USA:

$27,288,872

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$54,418,872
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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