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The Escapist Review

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5.0

Dave White Profile

A smarter, grittier prison break. Read full review

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

  • 3.0
    56

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    All of this mayhem keeps us watching, but it would be hard to describe the experience as pleasurable.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    It makes for an unexpectedly welcome form of dramatic escape: the character study breaking free from a hoary old movie genre.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The New York Times Jeannette Catsoulis

    Shapes a standard prison-break drama into a metaphysical study of freedom and reparation.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    A taut thriller that ends on a note of unexpected grace.

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