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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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    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    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

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    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    You've probably seen this movie before, watching a child play with his toy Hot Wheels cars after eating multiple bowls of sugary breakfast cereal. show more

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    Scott Bowles USA Today

    A car-chase clunker that can't escape its own noxious emissions. show more

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

  • September 15, 2013 krazikate75
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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 Aug 30th, 2013 11:30AM

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...

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

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Dana Taddeo on Aug 30th, 2013 9:00AM

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 Aug 27th, 2013 12:30PM

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...

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

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Laura Larson on Aug 25th, 2013 10:00AM

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...

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