• Getaway (2013)

Getaway

Release Date: August 30th, 2013

DVD Release Date: November 26th, 2013

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: Thriller , Action

Production Co: After Dark Films

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Car, 2010s, Gripping, Pursuit, Wife, Intense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    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

  • 21
    David EhrlichFilm.com

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

  • 30
    Ian BuckwalterNPR

    This is a movie for those who watched Liam Neeson in "Taken" and thought, "Hey, this is fun, but can we do it without having to wait 15 minutes for the action to start?" Solomon has 90 minutes at his disposal, and doesn't want to waste time with setup. show more

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