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The Last Rampage (2017)

Last Rampage: The Escape of Gary Tison (original title)
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The true story of the infamous prison break of Gary Tison and Randy Greenwalt from the Arizona State prison in Florence, AZ, in the summer of 1978.

Director:

Dwight H. Little (as Dwight Little)

Writers:

James W. Clarke (based on the book by), Álvaro Rodríguez (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

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Credited cast:
Robert Patrick ... Gary Tison
Heather Graham ... Dorothy
Bruce Davison ... Cooper
Alex MacNicoll ... Donnie
Molly C. Quinn ... Marisa
Skyy Moore Skyy Moore ... Ricky
Casey Thomas Brown ... Ray
Chris Browning ... Randy Greenawalt
Jason James Richter ... Brawley
William Shockley ... Joe Tison
John Heard ... Blackwell
Tamara Clatterbuck ... Carolyn Simmons
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Cassandra Bautista Cassandra Bautista ... Motel Maid
Deborah Carson ... Mary Jo West
Megan Gallagher ... Mrs. Cooper
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The true story of the infamous prison break of Gary Tison and Randy Greenwalt from the Arizona State prison in Florence, AZ, in the summer of 1978.

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Based on the book, "Last Rampage: The Escape of Gary Tison" by James W. Clarke.


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

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The original score for the film was written in part by Richard Patrick of the band Filter. Richard is the younger brother of the movie's star Robert Patrick. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where the family is shot in the backseat of the Chrysler, two double barrel shotguns are used. There are five slug holes in the windshield and even more shots are heard. (The guns were not reloaded and the maximum number of shots available would be four) See more »

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Featured in Conan: Heather Graham/Adam Conover/Jenny Zigrino (2017) See more »

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23 July 2018 | by Tss5078See all my reviews

Careful what you wish for, you just might get it, careful what you wish, you might regret it. This line sums up the film Last Rampage in a nutshell. This is the true story of Gary Tilson's 1978 escape from prison, with the help of his three sons. Tilson's sons never knew their father, but was told by their delusion mother that he was innocent, so when they were old enough, they hatched a plan to break him out of prison and it succeeded. The boys were elated to have their father back, until they saw with their own eyes exactly what he was and knew there wasn't anything they could do about it. The story here is kind of written and plays out like a lifetime movie, only with more blood and a lot more cursing than one would typically see on that network. As with all prison break stories, real or fictional, getting out is easy but what to do next is the confusing part. A lot of mistakes and good Samaritans, lead to a lot of detours and murders, even though this was a true story, nothing really unexpected happens. Unless you've never seen this type of film before, you can pretty much figure out what's next. Robert Patrick continues to be outstanding in very small, unknown film. He was the main guy in Terminator 2, spent a couple seasons on The X-Files, but besides that has been largely unrecognized and unappreciated as one of the best movie villains you could have. For a change the acting isn't the problem here, in fact, it really helps an otherwise dull and predictable story. Heather Graham and Bruce Davidson have never been better in support of Patrick and newcomer Skyy Moore, provides that empathetic character that is too often missing from films like this one. All in all this isn't a bad film, just a predictable one, that's a bit too long, and far more simplistic than I assume was originally intended.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood on fire See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,054, 24 September 2017

Gross USA:

$6,294

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,944
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