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The Getaway Movie Review Summary

Actors: Steve McQueen, Ali McGraw

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After being parolled from prison, a thief agrees to rob a bank. With help from his girlfriend and two other guys, they rob a small bank. One of the two men is killed. The other man tries to doublecross the thief, but the thief shoots him. However, the man's not dead and he follows the thief across the country.
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The girlfriend kills the man that hired them and her and the thief keep the money and head for Mexico. The dead man's goons chase the thieves and catch up to him in a hotel. There's a shootout and all of the goons are killed. The other robber then shows up, but he's killed also.

Now, the thieves are free of the bad guys, but have the police after them.   They're able to elude the police, hijack a man and his truck and make him drive them to Mexico.
Once in Mexico, they persuade the man not to tell anyone about them and they pay him thirty thousand dollars to give them his truck and to keep his mouth shut. The man agrees; he walks back to the border and the two thieves drive off into the sunset.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson




After a botched bank heist, a recently paroled criminal and his wife run to the Mexican border with their former employers, cops, crooks, and other walking targets close behind. A great chase movie that was re-made fairly recently with Alec Baldwin adn Kim Basinger.
The review of this Movie prepared by Dave



Script Analysis of The Getaway

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals stealing from other criminals

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist    -   criminal Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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