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The Getaway (1972)

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Steve McQueen Steve McQueen
Doc McCoy
Ali MacGraw Ali MacGraw
Carol McCoy
Ben Johnson Ben Johnson
Jack Beynon
Sally Struthers Sally Struthers
Fran Clinton
Al Lettieri Al Lettieri
Rudy Butler
Slim Pickens Slim Pickens
Cowboy
Richard Bright Richard Bright
The Thief
Jack Dodson Jack Dodson
Harold Clinton


Written by
Walter Hill Walter Hill
(screenplay)
Jim Thompson Jim Thompson
(novel)


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Solid action movie

9 years, 3 months ago at Aug 21 6:37
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"You don't have to be Dillinger for this one."

Under the direction of Sam Peckinpah (who's also responsible for the amazing Western The Wild Bunch), The Getaway is both an excellent anti-hero action movie and a solid character study. This 1972 film is often considered one of Peckinpah's most commercial projects, but it nevertheless bears the director's distinctive stamp: a terrific ... read more

A good movie

7 years, 3 months ago at Aug 29 12:55
1 vote
Honestly, I had some pretty high expectations with this flick. I mean, come on, a movie directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring the king of cool, Steve McQueen, it really sounded great on paper. Indeed, I think that Steve McQueen was a really awesome actor and I try to catch up his movies whenever I get the chance and, this time, he was working with Sam Peckinpah so I thought this flick should be a... read more
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A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
Release date: 16 December 1972
UPC: 085391112228
Tags: 1972 (11), Crime (9), 1970s (7), Action (7), Thriller (6), Heist (5), Prison (4), Usa (3), Hotel (3), Theft (3), Loot (2), Based On Novel (2), Adultery (2), Texas (2), Convicted Felon (1), Politician (1), Suicide By Hanging (1), Money (1), Spare Ribs (1), On The Run (1)
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