History Film / TheGetaway

3rd Dec '16 7:11:33 AM jamespolk
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''The Getaway'' is a 1972 crime drama film directed by Creator/SamPeckinpah, starring Creator/SteveMcQueen and Ali [=MacGraw=]. It was based on the novel of the same name by Creator/JimThompson.

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''The Getaway'' is a 1972 crime drama film directed by Creator/SamPeckinpah, starring Creator/SteveMcQueen Creator/SteveMcQueenActor and Ali [=MacGraw=]. It was based on the novel of the same name by Creator/JimThompson.
7th Oct '16 9:17:40 PM Mdumas43073
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''The Getaway'' is a 1972 crime drama film directed by Creator/SamPeckinpah and starring Creator/SteveMcQueen and Ali [=MacGraw=]. It was based on the novel of the same name by Creator/JimThompson. Was remade in 1994 starring Creator/AlecBaldwin and Creator/KimBasinger.

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''The Getaway'' is a 1972 crime drama film directed by Creator/SamPeckinpah and Creator/SamPeckinpah, starring Creator/SteveMcQueen and Ali [=MacGraw=]. It was based on the novel of the same name by Creator/JimThompson. Was remade in 1994 starring Creator/AlecBaldwin and Creator/KimBasinger.\n


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A {{remake}}, directed by Roger Donaldson and starring Creator/AlecBaldwin and Creator/KimBasinger, was released in 1994.
6th Oct '16 10:45:39 PM DrOO7
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** To a lesser extent with Doc and Carol. Although the two are genuinely in love and HappilyMarried, the bottom line is, Doc is a bank robber and this is probably a huge part of his appeal to Carol.
* BetaCouple: Fran and Rudy



* SettingUpdate: The novel was set in the 1940s, while the film is set in (then) contemporary times.

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* SettingUpdate: The novel was set in the 1940s, while the film is both films are set in (then) their respective contemporary times.
19th Jul '16 4:27:01 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* RunForTheBorder



* ShotgunsAreBetter: Doc's weapon of choice.

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* ShotgunsAreBetter: ShotgunsAreJustBetter: Doc's weapon of choice.
19th Jul '16 4:26:07 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* CoolGuns: Doc's semi-automatic handgun is a Colt M1911A1.


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* OutlawCouple: Doc and Carol.


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* SettingUpdate: The novel was set in the 1940s, while the film is set in (then) contemporary times.
* ShotgunsAreBetter: Doc's weapon of choice.
30th Jan '16 4:17:10 PM Dancedom
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Not to be confused with the [[VideoGame/TheGetaway third-person video game]], or the pinball table ''[[Pinball/TheGetawayHighSpeed2 The Getaway: High Speed II]]'', as well as the [[Film/{{Getaway}} 2012 film of the same name]].

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Not to be confused with the [[VideoGame/TheGetaway third-person video game]], or the pinball table ''[[Pinball/TheGetawayHighSpeed2 The Getaway: High Speed II]]'', as well as the [[Film/{{Getaway}} 2012 2013 film of the same name]].
20th Nov '15 10:27:50 AM faunas
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* RealLifeRelative[=/=]RomanceOnTheSet: [=McQueen=] and [=McGraw=] became involved while working on the original film, while Baldwin and Basinger were already married before working on the remake.
* ScarpiaUltimatum: How the businessman ensured Doc's release from prison

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* RealLifeRelative[=/=]RomanceOnTheSet: [=McQueen=] and [=McGraw=] became involved while working on the original film, while Baldwin and Basinger were already married before working on the remake.
* ScarpiaUltimatum: How the businessman ensured Doc's release from prisonprison.
20th Nov '15 10:26:58 AM faunas
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** Possibly because of LimaSyndrome (on the part of Rudy, only towards Fran) and StockholmSyndrome (on the part of Fran, towards Rudy), making this AMatchMadeInStockholm.
14th May '15 2:28:03 AM SeptimusHeap
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''The Getaway'' is a 1972 crime drama film directed by Creator/SamPeckinpah and starring SteveMcQueen and Ali [=MacGraw=]. It was based on the novel of the same name by JimThompson. Was remade in 1994 starring Creator/AlecBaldwin and Creator/KimBasinger.

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''The Getaway'' is a 1972 crime drama film directed by Creator/SamPeckinpah and starring SteveMcQueen Creator/SteveMcQueen and Ali [=MacGraw=]. It was based on the novel of the same name by JimThompson.Creator/JimThompson. Was remade in 1994 starring Creator/AlecBaldwin and Creator/KimBasinger.
22nd Apr '15 6:57:02 PM DrOO7
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* RealLifeRelative[=/=]RomanceOnTheSet: McQueen and McGraw became involved while working on the original film, while Baldwin and Basinger were already married before working on the remake.

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* RealLifeRelative[=/=]RomanceOnTheSet: McQueen [=McQueen=] and McGraw [=McGraw=] became involved while working on the original film, while Baldwin and Basinger were already married before working on the remake.
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