• A Perfect Getaway (2009)

A Perfect Getaway

Release Date: August 7th, 2009

DVD Release Date: December 29th, 2009

R |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

Newlyweds Cliff (Steve Zahn) and Cydney (Milla Jovovich) are celebrating their honeymoon by hiking through a secluded region of Hawaii. Their idyllic trek takes a dark turn when they find a group of frightened hikers who claim that another couple has been brutally murdered. Far from civilization and unsure who to trust, Cydney and Cliff soon get locked into a terrifying battle for survival.

Cast: Steve Zahn, Timothy Olyphant, Milla Jovovich, Kiele Sanchez, Marley Shelton, Chris Hemsworth, Katie Chonacas, Dale Dickey

Director: David Twohy

Genres: Thriller , Action

Production Co: Relativity

Distributors: Universal Studios

Keywords: Wife, Escape, Murder, Gripping, 2000s, Mystery, Deception

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Peter HartlaubSan Francisco Chronicle

    A clever, heart-pounding thriller, and a welcome return to form for the director. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The plot will require some discussion after the film is over. Is it misleading? Yes. Does it cheat? I think not. It only seems to cheat. That’s part of the effect. All’s fair in love and war, and the plots of thrillers. show more

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    It's still a gimmicky, tricked-out tale that is all too self-aware. But the film does keep you guessing and probably guessing wrong. show more

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