• No Escape (2015)

No Escape

Release Date: August 26th, 2015

DVD Release Date: November 24th, 2015

R |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

American businessman Jack Dwyer (Owen Wilson), wife Annie and their two young daughters arrive in Southeast Asia to begin a new life. As his company plans to improve the region's water quality, the family quickly learns that they're right in the middle of a political uprising. Armed rebels attack the hotel where they're staying, ordered to kill any foreigners that they encounter. Amid utter chaos, Jack must find a way to save himself and his loved ones from the violence erupting all around them.

Cast: Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, Pierce Brosnan, Sterling Jerins, Claire Geare, Spencer Garrett, Byron Gibson, Sahajak Boonthanakit

Director: John Erick Dowdle

Genres: Action , Thriller

Production Co: Bold Films, Brothers Dowdle, Living Films

Distributors: Weinstein Co.

Keywords: Car, 2010s, Intense, Escape, Emotional, Hotel, Murder, Daughter, Wife, Survival, Sacrifice, Office

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Between the script and the superior editing by Elliot Greenberg (“Chronicle”), there’s an enormous amount of tension and thrills to be found here; unfortunately, they’re all in the service of a movie that’s reprehensible to the core. show more

  • 60
    Screen Daily

    A Taken-style no-holds-barred family survival action film, with an inevitable side order of xenophobia undimmed by the indictment of faceless corporate chicanery. show more

  • 50
    Stephen DaltonThe Hollywood Reporter

    No Escape is a pedestrian but modestly gripping nerve-jangler from writer-director John Erick Dowdle. show more

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