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The Getaway
Directed by:
Sam Peckinpah

"The Getaway" (also known as "Mann explodiert, Ein", "Getaway, il rapinatore solitario", "Getaway") is an Action/Crime/Drama/Thriller film directed by Sam Peckinpah, and written by Walter Hill (screenplay), released in the USA on December 13 of 1972 . Steve McQueen is starring, alongside Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson, Sally Struthers, Al Lettieri and Slim Pickens.

It takes two to make it ......... The big two.

Who directed "The Getaway":

The Getaway was directed by Sam Peckinpah, an American director, actor, writer, and producer.

Before making The Getaway, Sam Peckinpah had directed Straw Dogs, released in 1971, The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970), The Wild Bunch (1969), Major Dundee (1965), Ride the High Country (1962), and The Deadly Companions (1961). Since, he directed Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, released in 1973, Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974), Cross of Iron (1977), Convoy (1978), Jinxed! (1982), and The Osterman Weekend (1983).

What was the release date of "The Getaway":

The Getaway was first released on Wednesday, December 13, 1972, in the United States.. This was forty-six (46) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 in France and on Friday, May 04, 1973 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "The Getaway":

At the casting of The Getaway we find Steve McQueen, previously seen in Le Mans (1971) and The Reivers (1969); Ali MacGraw (Love Story (1970), Goodbye, Columbus (1969)); Ben Johnson (Something Big (1971), The Last Picture Show (1971)) [ more... ]

  • Steve McQueen, Slim Pickens, Roy Jenson, Bill Hart and Tom Runyon have all also be seen in Tom Horn, released in 1980.
  • Ben Johnson, Dub Taylor, Bo Hopkins and Bill Hart also appeared together in The Wild Bunch, released in 1969.
  • Dub Taylor and Slim Pickens, Richard Bright, Jack Dodson also appeared in Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, released in 1973.
  • Jack Dodson, Dub Taylor and Roy Jenson also appeared together in Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, released in 1974.
  • Ali MacGraw, John Bryson and Tom Runyon can also be seen in Convoy, released in 1978.
  • Ben Johnson, Slim Pickens and Dub Taylor can all be seen in Major Dundee, released in 1965.
  • Roy Jenson and Ben Johnson, Slim Pickens also worked together in Will Penny, released in 1968.
  • Bill Hart and Steve McQueen, Ben Johnson also appeared together in The Hunter, released in 1980.

What is the Storyline of "The Getaway":

Carter "Doc" McCoy (McQueen), a convict in Texas, is denied parole. When his wife Carol (MacGraw) visits him in prison, he tells her to do whatever necessary to make a deal with Jack Benyon (Ben Johnson), a corrupt businessman in San Antonio. Benyon has Doc paroled on the condition he take part in a bank robbery with two of his minions, Rudy (Al Lettieri) and Frank (Bo Hopkins). During the robbery, Frank kills a guard and Rudy attempts a doublecross, shooting Frank and drawing a gun on Doc, who beats him to [...]

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