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The Getaway (1994)

The Getaway (1994)

The Getaway

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Movie Info

A remake of the 1972 film that was based on a novel by Jim Thompson, this movie follows the exploits of a criminal (Alec Baldwin) after his wife (Kim Basinger) manages to get him out of jail by pulling a few strings.more
Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Walter Hill, Amy Jones
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 26, 1998
Runtime:
Universal

Cast

Alec Baldwin
as Doc McCoy
Kim Basinger
as Carol McCoy
Michael Madsen
as Rudy Travis
James Woods
as Jack Benyon
David Morse
as Jim Deer Jackson
Jennifer Tilly
as Fran Carvey
James Stephens
as Harold Carvey
Royce D. Applegate
as Gun Shop Salesman
Scott McKenna
as Red Shirt
Peppi Sanders
as Bookkeeper
Jo Ann Soto
as Woman on Train
Louis Martinez
as Train Station Cop
Maurice Orozco
as Customs Official
George Dobbs
as City Jail Guard
Kenny Endoso
as Sheriff's Van Driver
Don Pulford
as Guard in Counting Ro...
Phil Allen
as 1st Newscaster
Bill Moseley
as 2nd Newscaster
Debbie Dedo
as 3rd Newscaster
Gary Kirk
as Policeman
Peter Donaldson
as Boy in Cafe
Michele Hawk
as Waitress
Sam Hernandez
as Bartender
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Critic Reviews for The Getaway

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (10)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 11, 1994
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

A scene for scene remake that's still great fun. Odds are you won't be moved or enlightened, but you'll never be bored.

October 8, 2005
Fantastica Daily

Audience Reviews for The Getaway

Cool criminals cavort capriciously in this casual entertainment effort that's concerned about how cool everything looks and not about the complexity. Still fun.

ApeneckFletcher
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

½

A good action packed film with an array of well known actors. It has some great shootouts, stunts and steamy scenes with Kim Basinger! For some reason you can't get this on DVD region 2 so managed to catch it on TV. A good blast from the past enjoyable old school action film.

Deano78
Dean King

Super Reviewer

a) Because Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw didn't get it right? b) Because MacGraw wasn't blonde enough? c) Because David Morse is a great actor who deserves to be in every movie possible? d) Because Richard Farnsworth and Slim Pickens both played the same role well? The correct answer is d.

binky013
Lanning : )

Super Reviewer

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