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Escape Plan Review

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2.5

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    49

    out of 100

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

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

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Bruce Ingram

    Sure, it’s fun to see the Governator and the Italian Stallion he-manning it up together feature-length for the first time — the screen is barely big enough to contain the two of them — but the prison-break movie Escape Plan is unworthy of the momentous occasion.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Scott Bowles

    Action fans -- particularly devotees of brainless '80s shoot-em-ups -- may find enough to like here, particularly the preposterous mayhem of the third act.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Variety Andrew Barker

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

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  • 63

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    The heist-inspired elements aren't well thought through and it becomes a question of which is harder to swallow: the mechanics of the story or the idea that a couple of sixtysomethings can kick this much ass.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    Stupid but fun.

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