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Getaway (2013)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 30 August 2013 (USA)
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To save his kidnapped wife, Brent Magna must drive at the orders of a mysterious man.

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Courtney Solomon
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ethan Hawke ... Brent Magna
Selena Gomez ... The Kid
Jon Voight ... The Voice
Rebecca Budig ... Leanne
Paul Freeman ... The Man
Bruce Payne ... Distinguished Man
Ivaylo Geraskov Ivaylo Geraskov ... Detective (as Ivailo Garaskov)
Dimo Alexiev ... Henchman #1
Velislav Pavlov Velislav Pavlov ... Henchman #2 (as Slavi Pavlov)
Dejan Angelov Dejan Angelov ... Henchman #3 (as Deyan Angelov)
Kaloian Vodenicharov ... Head Valet
Danko Jordanov ... Car Driver
Velizar Peev Velizar Peev ... Valet Thug
Peewee Piemonte ... Valet Thug
Esteban Cueto ... Valet Thug
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Storyline

Former race car driver Brent Magna is pitted against the clock as he commandeers a custom Shelby Super Snake Mustang, taking it and its unwitting owner on a high-speed adventure at the command of a mysterious villain on a race against time to save the life of his kidnapped wife. Written by anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Get in. Get out. Getaway.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense action, violence and mayhem throughout, some rude gestures, and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Shipped to theaters under the code name "Speed Demon". See more »

Goofs

When the Shelby pulls in to an alley, and the police follow, one officer pulls out his flashlight and checks to see if the car is there. He looks everywhere but the ground. See more »

Quotes

The Kid: You're the shittiest driver I've ever seen.
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Soundtracks

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Traditional
Arranged and Produced by Michael Bradford
Performed by Nailah Porter
Courtesy of Cutting Edge Music Group (Holdings) Ltd.
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Brainless, but not fun
31 August 2013 | by dragracedudeSee all my reviews

According to another user, this movie is "brainless fun", which I really must contend with. This movie sure is brainless, but there isn't much fun to be found here. The script is dismal, the central plot makes no sense, and the chase sequences are edited in the contemporary shaky-cam style that makes it hard to tell what is going on at some points, which really gets my goat. The whole reason I went to see this movie is to see some kick-butt car cinematography, but there is better, free content on youtube that I could have watched to whet my appetite(like Ken Block's gymkhana series or vintage rally B-group footage). To say that I am disappointed would be a lie, I had a feeling this movie would be a dud because they hardly marketed it at all and released at the end of summer, which is always a bad sign.

Ethan Hawke's performance may be the only redeemable part of this movie, as I could really tell he was working hard to make the 11th grade level dialog work. Selena Gomez's acting was predictably sub-par, it seems to me the only reason she was included in Getaway was to get guys my age into the theater. And if the two other dudes in the theater besides my friends and I are evidence, it didn't work.

In short, don't waste your time on Getaway, watch The Transporter or Top Gear instead to get your gearhead action fix.


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Country:

USA | Bulgaria

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Bulgaria See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,503,892, 1 September 2013

Gross USA:

$10,501,938

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,806,432
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SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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