The Getaway (1972)

7.5 / Rated by 3 people

118 min.
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...



Steve McQueen
Carter 'Doc' McCoy
Ali MacGraw
Carol Ainsley McCoy
Ben Johnson
Jack Beynon
Al Lettieri
Rudy Butler
Roy Jenson
Richard Bright
The Thief
Slim Pickens
A Cowboy
Bo Hopkins
Frank Jackson
Dub Taylor


All Titles

The Getaway
English Original Title

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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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