Escape Plan
Escape Plan (2013)

One of the world's foremost authorities on structural security agrees to take on one last job: breaking out of an ultra-secret, high-tech facility called "The Tomb." Deceived and wrongly imprisoned, Ray Breslin (Sylvester… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 18, 2013
DVD Release Date: February 4, 2014
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Consensus: As much fun as it is to see Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger team up onscreen, Escape Plan fails to offer much more than a pale imitation of 1980s popcorn thrills.

James Berardinelli

Hafstrom tries to pretend his stars are about 40 and, for the most part, it works.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

Schwarzenegger misses no opportunity to be hilarious. How many actors can make you chuckle even when they're being waterboarded?

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J. Olson

Dear devotees of finely drawn, understated cinema - here's your exit. This is "Escape Plan," a cinematic universe in which Stallone and Schwarzenegger play geniuses.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

Escape Plan is the newest vehicle for aging action stars Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger and, in this case, it's a lemon or possibly an Edsel.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

As Hollywood vehicles for aging action stars go, it's at least serviceable. Of course it's ridiculous, but what else would you expect?

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Sean Burns

Ah-nald hasn't been this much fun in decades.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

Try not to think too hard about it, and Escape Plan is stupid, stupid fun.

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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

A mildly amusing, if ultimately pointless prison-break thriller from Mikael Håfström.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Diverting but ultimately disappointing, considering how often the prison genre has produced movies of nail-biting tension or irresistible campiness.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
JY Skacto
The Tomb becomes a place of interest in Mikael Hafstrom's <i>Escape Plan</i>.<p>Spending most of its 110 minute run time in a prison, the… More
Al S
An instant classic. I absolutely loved this movie, its about time Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone paired up in a film. It's a highly… More
Cynthia S.
2 3/4's--Putting Sly, and Arnold, together in a film is ALWAYS a good idea, in my book. However, not in this film. It was way too long, and loses steam in… More
MisterYoda ?
three stars
Kevin M. Williams
The only lockdown escaped from herein is the obscurity given aging actors by the youth addicted society we inhabit. To that cause these crafty dinosaurs punch… More
Everett Johnson
By now you know exactly what your going to get in a movie that stars Stallone and Schwarzenegger, set in a high tech prison. If not, then your oblivious and… More