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PG-13| 1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
Though he used to race cars for a living, Brent Magna (Ethan Hawke) is now pitted against the clock in the most important race of his life; an unseen criminal (Jon Voight) has kidnapped Brent's wife, and to get her back, he must follow the man's instructions to the letter. Brent commandeers the ultimate muscle car -- a custom Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake -- and, with a tech-savvy young passenger (Selena Gomez), sets out on a high-speed chase to rescue his beloved.

Cast: Ethan Hawke , Selena Gomez , Jon Voight , Rebecca Budig , Bruce Payne , Paul Freeman , Ivailo Geraskov , Dimo Alexiev

Director: Courtney Solomon

Genres: Action, Thriller

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Getaway (2013)

Release Date: August 30th, 2013|1 hr. 29 min.

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fan reviews ( 14 )
  • When Macbeth said, "It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury signifying nothing," he must have had visions about Courtney Solomon's Getaway, a car chase thriller with zero thrills and a stench that all the perfumes of Arabia couldn't erase. show more

  • Getaway seems built for non-English speaking territories in which dialogue is as disposable as Bulgarian police cars. If only those audiences were as dumb as the action itself. show more

  • The film blinks too fast to maintain a coherent vision. show more

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  • September 20, 2013 bsgill397
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    waste of time and money.....

  • September 15, 2013 Kate
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    Not a great movie. Wait, save your money and watch it on HBO. Selena Gomez is truly a pretty girl.

  • September 08, 2013 phpoling
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    Really fun and full of actions of Ethan\'s excellent driving talents! Selena was great and really smart. That car! Shelby Cobra Mustang what a car!

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Weekend Movies: 'Getaway,' 'One Direction: This Is Us,' & More (VIDEO)

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Dana Taddeo on August 30, 2013

Warner Bros. The summer movie season already seems like a distant memory, and the lightly-stacked box office this weekend is nothing if not an indication of that. Ethan Hawke and Selena Go...

Race-Against-Time Movie Mistakes: 11 Blunders From Time-Sensitive Classics (PHOTOS)

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Dana Taddeo on August 30, 2013

Alamy This weekend, another movie will be added to the long list of films with time-sensitive plots when "Getaway" hits theaters. Like so many who have come before him, the movie's main character,...

'Getaway' Premiere: Selena Gomez and Ethan Hawke Race Into L.A. (PHOTOS)

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Dana Taddeo on August 27, 2013

JOE KLAMAR/Getty Images Selena Gomez is known just as much for her relationship with a certain misbehaved pop star as she is for her acting and singing career, but the 21-year-old is doing a good jo...

'Getaway' Trailer: Ethan Hawke Teams Up With Selena Gomez, Drives Like Crazy (VIDEO)

Posted by
Laura Larson on August 25, 2013

Warner Bros. "Before Midnight" this is not. Ethan Hawke's third movie of the summer, "Getaway," is more in line with his dystopian thriller "The Purge" than the final installment in Richard Li...

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