• Released
  • August 30, 2013
  • (Special showings Thursday, August 29 @ select theatres)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 29 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 760 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A former race-car driver and his young passenger embark on a high-speed mission to save his wife.

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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By the time the movie actually arrives at its finest moment – a nearly two-minute single shot from the Mustang’s hood as it chases the...
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Getaway is pretty much a 90-minute car chase. That's it.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Mary Houlihan
The racing is spectacular, especially when you consider director Courtney Solomon’s claim that no CGI was used in the crash scenes......
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
What Getaway needed most is enough juice to get to the finish line, narratively speaking. Because while jumping into the car is great, the...
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Terrible but, in its squealing way, sporadically fun-terrible.
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38

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Maybe they all took a gander at that random, ridiculous scenario and hoped that the car would be cool enough to bail them out. It isn’t.
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30

NPR

By Ian Buckwalter
This is a movie for those who watched Liam Neeson in "Taken" and thought, "Hey, this is fun, but can we do it without having to wait 15...
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25

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
In the end, it’s hard to remember another action entry that expends so much energy on frenetic blacktop choreography and attention-deficit...
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25

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Getaway makes the Transformers movies seem like they were shot in slow motion. You see all these vehicles smashing into each other, but the...
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25

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
A car-chase clunker that can't escape its own noxious emissions.
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Rated PG-13 | For Intense action, violence and mayhem throughout, some rude gestures and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Lackluster action flick has too many smashed cars to count.
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