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By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Lackluster action flick has too many smashed cars to count.

Movie PG-13 2013 90 minutes
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age 14+

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This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
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This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
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Too much violence
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8 ):
Kids say (17 ):

To start, Speed did a better job making a movie about a vehicular hostage situation than GETAWAY does. It starts with a car chase, it ends with a car chase, and there's very little in between except more car chases. And car crashes. (Okay, there are also motorcycles.) It's about 90 minutes of action sequences, barely held together with a plot; don't think too hard about it, because the story doesn't hold up to even the most cursory examination. (A city downed by a power outage suddenly appears to have power, and just how much damage can that car take?) We learn almost nothing about the characters except that Brent loves his wife and wants her back. And that he's a former race car driver (with a shady past, though we don't know what that means) and is still a good driver. But that's not enough of a reason to root for him to drive his way out of trouble.

Speaking of driving -- the action sequences start out pretty gripping, but there are only so many ways to destroy a car, and we eventually see them all, usually more than once. So it doesn't take too long before they get boring. The movie ends on a note that suggests a sequel may be in the offing, but at this rate, there may not be enough gas to power that drive.

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