Based on 9 Critics
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  • On top of the tried-and-true prison genre formula coupled with the misfit gang formula, Rupert Wyatt's "he Escapist flips everything on its ear by playing out in two timelines simultaneously. show more

  • It all leads nowhere. There are pull-the-rug-out endings, and then there are pull-the-floor-out endings. The Escapist leaves you standing on nothing, like Wile E. Coyote, wondering why you bothered to come this far. show more

  • All of this mayhem keeps us watching, but it would be hard to describe the experience as pleasurable. show more

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