The Escapist
The Escapist (2001)

Scottish filmmaker Gillies MacKinnon directs the revenge thriller The Escapist. Escaped convict Ricky Barnes (Andy Serkis, Gollom in the Lord of the Rings trilogy) breaks into the house of commercial pilot Denis (Jonny Lee Miller) and kills… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 17, 2006
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David Nusair
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The whole thing's about as believable as an episode of 24 or Prison Break, but that's undoubtedly part of its charm...

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Scott Weinberg
DVDTalk.com

As a simple yet satisfying pulp-crime story from across the pond, The Escapist is quite a lot more entertaining than you'd logically expect.

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Tsubaki Sanjuro
While it could have been shorter, this was more enjoyable than one might think. Andy Serkis plays a beliavable villian, and JLM is actually a good lead actor.… More
FanGirl Browncoat
Better than you might expect from the cheesey box art.