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Doc McCoy (Steve McQueen) and wife Carol (Ali MacGraw) hijack cowboy (Slim Pickens) for their getaway to Mexico.
Doc McCoy (Steve McQueen) and wife Carol (Ali MacGraw) hijack cowboy (Slim Pickens) for their getaway to Mexico.
Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw shoot their way out of a predicament.
Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw shoot their way out of a predicament.
Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw count the loot.
Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw count the loot.

Thumbnail for The Getaway (1972) The Getaway (1972)

Basic Info Rusty's rating: 78
Notable as: Crime FictionGenre: Thriller, Action Film, Crime Fiction, WesternNarrative location: Texas, HoustonRuntime: 118 - 122 minutesLanguage: English, SpanishCountry: United StatesDirector: Sam PeckinpahScreenwriter: Walter HillBased on: The GetawayMusic: Quincy JonesCinematography: Lucien BallardStars: Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson, Sally Struthers, Al Lettieri, Slim Pickens, Richard Bright, Jack Dodson, Dub Taylor, Bo Hopkins, Roy Jenson, John Bryson, Tom RunyonProducer: David FosterAward details: (details at IMDb)
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The Getaway is a 1972 American action-crime film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw. The film is based on the Jim Thompson novel of the same name, with the screenplay written by Walter Hill. The cast also features Ben Johnson, Al Lettieri, Sally Struthers, Jack Dodson and Slim Pickens. A box office hit earning over $36 million in the United States alone, the film was one of the most financially successful productions of Peckinpah's and McQueen's careers. It was remade in 1994 starring Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger.


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