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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Sylvester Stallone
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Jim Caviezel
Vinnie Jones
Vincent D'Onofrio
Amy Ryan
Sam Neill
50 Cent
Directors
Mikael Håfström
Screenwriters
Miles Chapman
Jason Keller
Running Time
115 minutes

Escape Plan
Arnie and Sly creaking in the joint


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Escape Plan

Plot
Ray Breslin (Stallone) literally wrote the book on high-security detention, and spends much of his time in prison to test security systems by breaking out. But when he’s sent to a new facility, he finds he’s been double-crossed and is really locked up – and has to team up with a fellow prisoner (Schwarzenegger) to escape...


Verdict
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.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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