The Escapist

The Escapist

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Our best guess for you: 3.1 stars

Average of 390 ratings: 3.1 Stars

2008 M Contains violence and content that may disturb.

When Frank Perry (Brian Cox), a con serving a life sentence, learns that his estranged daughter has fallen terminally ill, he enlists a hapless group of inmates to help him escape the maximum-security facility and reconcile with her before it's too late. With standout performances from Joseph Fiennes, Seu Jorge and Damian Lewis, this gripping thriller set largely beneath the streets of London is co-written and directed by Rupert Wyatt.

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97 minutes

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16:9 Widescreen
English Dolby Digital DTS 5.1

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3 by thrillerfan2011

ok i guess i just didn't quite get it. not quite what i though it would be as a thriller but acting is good.

3 by Tussock

This movie was ok, weak storyline, acting ok but moved pretty slowly.

3 by Pelican Pete

Did not rate this movie highly. It clearly showed how tough it could be in prison life but was at times a bit hard to follow. A 2 and a half star would be a better rating. Good acting helped

4 by Redcar

starts really well buts loses its way as it tries to make the end plausible.

3 by Ngozi

Dark and violent - but believable - this is prison life as we imagine in a nightmare. interesting production - you gradually get to understand the timeline and that makes the film interesting. You know there is a twist. Good entertainment.

1 by phn

not that good, hard to follow, disappointing, not what i thought, and certainly was hard to follow, the acting was okay i think the direction went wayward, not nearly as thrilling as it could have been.

4.5 by Lillyof the valley

This movie was 100% terrific,full of excitement and kept us on our toes and a nail biting film GREAT MOVIE Great acting