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The Getaway (1972)

7.5

Rated by 3 people

Plot  Carter "Doc" McCoy (McQueen), in prison in Texas, is denied parole. When his wife Carol (MacGraw) visits him, he tells her to do whatever necessary to make a deal with Jack Benyon (Johnson), a corrupt businessman in San Antonio.

Benyon uses his influence gets Doc paroled on the condition that he take part in a bank robbery with two of his minions, Rudy (Lettieri) and Frank (Bo Hopkins). During the robbery, Frank kills a guard. Rudy attempts a doublecross, shooting Frank and drawing a gun on Doc, who beats him to the draw and shoots Rudy several times.

Doc meets with Benyon, who attempts a doublecross before Carol shoots and kills him. Doc realizes that Carol had sex with Benyon to secure his release from prison. Doc angrily gathers up the money and, after a bitter quarrel, the couple flees for the border at El Paso.

A bloodied Rudy, having secretly worn a bulletproof vest, is alive. He forces rural veterinarian Harold (Jack Dodson) and his young wife Fran (Sa...
  

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Cast

Carter 'Doc' McCoy
Ali MacGraw
Carol Ainsley McCoy
Jack Beynon
Rudy Butler
Cully
The Thief
A Cowboy
Frank Jackson
Laughlin

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  montbravo rated The Getaway (1972) with 8.5 stars / 30.09.2014

  Bultan rated The Getaway (1972) with 7.0 stars / 29.09.2014



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