''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.

Doc and Carol [=McCoy=] are husband and wife convicts who go out on the run from their ex-partner after he puts Doc in jail following exchanging a prisoner with money and Carol sleeping with a businessman which resulted in his death.

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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!!Tropes seen in both films:
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