Escape Plan

Escape Plan

Escape Plan

Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger prison escape thriller. Ray Breslin (Stallone), a prison security specialist and the designer of the world’s most secure penitentiary, finds himself incarcerated in his own complex facility after being sentenced for a crime he didn’t commit. With the help of a fellow inmate (Schwarzenegger), Ray plans to escape the fortress he built to be escape-proof while evading the ruthless warden (Jim Caviezel) and a corrupt security guard (Vinnie Jones).

2013Rating: MA15+115 minsUSA
ActionThriller
93%
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Reviews & comments

Brainless script!

The dumbest actors reunited by a feast of predictable stupidity.

1.0

Old muscles!

For some strange reason I liked this movie! I guess because it was different, not the usual prison break story. I was apprehensive at first when my husband picked this movie - mainly because any other film I've seen with Arny and Slyvy - I've not been able to understand a single word they are saying because of the accents. But time has improved the accent,...

4.0
Variety

Variety

press

Mercifully free of tongue-in-cheek meta-humor... a likably lunkheaded meat-and-potatoes brawler that never pretends to be more sophisticated than it is.

Total Film

Total Film

press

A highly enjoyable slice of in-one-eye, out-the-other nonsense. It may coast on the charisma of its leads at times, and it's hardly deep, but there's a Friday night to be had.

3.0
Time Out

Time Out

press

These two enormously watchable old-school heroes deserve better.

2.0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Does what it sets out to do.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Decidedly grey pulp, never quite distinctive enough to merit anything more than a tardy, generally unmemorable DVD viewing.

2.0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

They're self-assured, self-aware icons having fun in the middle of an unapologetically dumb, problematically pokey movie.

3.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

They just don't make 'em like this anymore, and it's a good thing, too.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

For a long stretch of the second act the film feels like doing a long stretch, but Schwarzenegger’s having a ball as Stallone goes through the motions.

2.0
Variety

Variety

press

Mercifully free of tongue-in-cheek meta-humor... a likably lunkheaded meat-and-potatoes brawler that never pretends to be more sophisticated than it is.

Total Film

Total Film

press

A highly enjoyable slice of in-one-eye, out-the-other nonsense. It may coast on the charisma of its leads at times, and it's hardly deep, but there's a Friday night to be had.

3.0
Time Out

Time Out

press

These two enormously watchable old-school heroes deserve better.

2.0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Does what it sets out to do.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Decidedly grey pulp, never quite distinctive enough to merit anything more than a tardy, generally unmemorable DVD viewing.

2.0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

They're self-assured, self-aware icons having fun in the middle of an unapologetically dumb, problematically pokey movie.

3.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

They just don't make 'em like this anymore, and it's a good thing, too.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

For a long stretch of the second act the film feels like doing a long stretch, but Schwarzenegger’s having a ball as Stallone goes through the motions.

2.0

Brainless script!

The dumbest actors reunited by a feast of predictable stupidity.

1.0

Old muscles!

For some strange reason I liked this movie! I guess because it was different, not the usual prison break story. I was apprehensive at first when my husband picked this movie - mainly because any other film I've seen with Arny and Slyvy - I've not been able to understand a single word they are saying because of the accents. But time has improved the...

4.0