The Getaway
The Getaway (1994)

The Getaway, a remake of Sam Peckinpah's excellent escape thriller of the same name, adapted from a story by Jim Thompson, is the story of ill-fated romance on the run. Doc McCoy (Alec Baldwin) is released from a Mexican prison with the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 26, 1998
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A scene for scene remake that's still great fun. Odds are you won't be moved or enlightened, but you'll never be bored.

John Oliver
Katrillion.com

A pale imitation of the 1970s classic!

Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Only fair remake of the classic.

Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Trashy "guilty pleasure" remake.

Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

so-so but serviceable remake of the Steve Mcqueen classic, with a fairly exciting shoot-em-up at the end.

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Flixster Audience Score: 29% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
Cool criminals cavort capriciously in this casual entertainment effort that's concerned about how cool everything looks and not about the complexity.… More
Sarah Gaish
The orginal is so much better
Dean !
A good action packed film with an array of well known actors. It has some great shootouts, stunts and steamy scenes with Kim Basinger! For some reason you… More
Daniel Parsons
Incredibly trashy but still enjoyable (if pointless) remake of Sam Peckinpah's original. Basinger is awful, Baldwin is serviceable, Woods chews the… More
Lanning : )
a) Because Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw didn't get it right? <p> b) Because MacGraw wasn't blonde enough? <p> c) Because David Morse is a… More
Deb S
The plot had suspense, momentum, some spectacular action, not to mention some steamy sizzle between the two leads Baldwin and Basinger and it held my interest… More