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Breakout (1975)

Charles Bronson , Robert Duvall , Tom Gries  |  PG |  DVD
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Charles Bronson, Robert Duvall, Jill Ireland, Randy Quaid, Sheree North
  • Directors: Tom Gries
  • Writers: Eliot Asinof, Elliott Baker, Howard B. Kreitsek, Marc Norman, Warren Hinckle
  • Producers: Irwin Winkler
  • Format: Closed-captioned, Color, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Dubbed: French
  • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 1 encoding (US and Canada only)
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  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: April 2, 2002
  • Run Time: 96 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00005YUNO
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #40,511 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Breakout" on IMDb

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Editorial Reviews

Charles Bronson, Robert Duvall. A tough pilot travels to South America with a plot to liberate a convict who's been wrongly imprisoned. 1975/color/96 min/PG/widescreen.

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34 of 36 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bronson at his Best April 13, 2002
Format:DVD
Being a big Charles Bronson fan, i consider this to be among one of his best movies. The usually tight lipped quite guy is actually very colorful and alive in this action packed thriller. What a great cast also that are along for the ride Robert Duvall, Jull Ireland, Randy Quaid, Sheere North and even John Houston. Also, Another great score by Jerry Goldsmith. The real winner here is Bronson's performance.
Well for the DVD? it is barebones not even a trailer and although i would have loved to see some extras on this, chances of that happening are very remote. The biggest joy is to finally have this in the widescreen format 2.35:1 after countless years of watching the lousy pan and scan versions on video and laserdisc, this is a real treat to have and a MUST own for bronson fans.
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Action and fast paced January 18, 2008
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Breakout

A must buy for Charles Bronson fans. His real wife, Jill Ireland, is just so beautiful. Robert Duvall, Sheree North, and Randy Quaid greatly support Bronson in this "breakout" tale of Bronson and company rescuing Duvall from a Mexican jail, for a crime he did not commit.
There is action, humor, action, and great tension and drama in this movie.
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars LIFE IMITATING ART December 26, 2004
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When BREAKOUT was released in 1975, it was shown at Jackson State Prison (Michigan). Several days later, someone tried to break an inmate out of the prison using a helicopter. Unlike the film it failed. But another classic example of life imitating art. The prisoners would have been better off trying to get an imitation of Sheree North in (the)black lingerie (sequence). BREAKOUT is yet again another enjoyable Bronson time waster, not of the caliber of his work with Michael Winner, but still worth a look. The Jerry Goldsmith score is first rate as expected.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Drama, but fun too May 22, 2010
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There are few dramas that are so much fun; few comedies that have such a taut plot. This film was just a great outing for Charles Bronson and Jill Ireland. Robert Duvall is miscast and underutilized as the victim of a conspiracy to falsely imprison an American in Mexico. Bronson is hired to get him out. Oddly enough, this unlikely scenario actually was a true story; odder still is the fact that Mexican law never considered this scenario and, thus, had no law prohibiting someone from rescuing someone from such a jail.
If you are a Bronson fan, you will defintely want this disk; it is funny, sexy, and a taut thriller, rolled into one. If you are a Robert Duvall fan, you should seek other movies, as he was only a very minor player in the overall plot.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Not Bad...Not Bad at All! March 25, 2012
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I don't own this one but I sure remember seeing it on the big screen as a high schooler soaking up as many action double-features as I could during their golden age, the '70s. Reading from other reviewers that it comes on widescreen DVD certainly is a persuasive argument to pick it up.

I recall seeing the film along with Phase IV, the one about intelligent desert ants on the march. That film was somewhat engrossing but a little offbeat. Its biggest problem though was that it was second on the bill after Breakout which ruled the evening with its cool-dude(Bronson)-in-a-loose-mood attack on the viewer's sensibilities. Just a relaxed Bronson doing his thing and then some. Unfortunately, Robert Duvall's talents are wasted with few lines and a blatently bad toupee; Jill Ireland plays Jill Ireland, and Randy Quaid is immediately suspect in the absence of his usual scene stealing antics although he's still excellent here.

And as has been mentioned here by a few people, somebody does get it by a propeller, but it's not poorly done (it was perfect for '70s special effects). In fact, I recall it had me wanting to see a replay. With a future purchase of Breakout from Amazon, I can have just that!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Decent Action/Thriller March 11, 2011
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Bronson was never an actor's actor, not in the traditional sense. A squint & smile did for him what a soliloquy did for Olivier.

The prototype for the action stars of today, his real asset was his presence - the man had sheer presence. You could feel the raw energy that boiled under all those ripped muscles. If he growled at you to jump - your only recourse would've been to ask, "How high?".

Bronson was an honest-to-goodness badass, so any of his films can't be judged based on 'acting' per se. Rather you gauge it on how much fun you had in the viewing. And Breakout was pretty fun.

A decent action/adventure flick with one of the most outrageous on-screen death scenes you'll ever see.

Typically, when someone dies by way of a plane's propeller, you experience the horror in a splash of red on the blades, the plane fuselage, and/or the ground. This is the first time I can recall seeing a complete 'body' take the devastating hit. Absolutely brutal. And, to be honest, actually kind of a relief and humorous - because it's so clearly a stuffed mannequin going thru a man-sized blender. No such thing as CGI back then.

In this film Bronson plays private contractor Nick Colton. His specialty is hot extractions. Hired by the wife of a corporate executive wrongly imprisoned in a Mexican penitentiary, forgotten by his so-called friends and abandoned by our government; she won't leave her husband to die in a third-world craphole. His job - get him out. But not everyone is working toward the same goal.

As Nick puts together a ragtag team of hired guns and wilily veterans, can they avoid the pitfalls and traps set up by behind-the-scenes forces to prevent the retrieval?
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4.0 out of 5 stars Brings Back Memories
It was great to watch it again and probably since the time I actually saw it in the movie theater! Neat to see these vintage actors in the early years. Read more
Published 4 days ago by MSG No Fear
4.0 out of 5 stars good movie
Charles Bronson was one of my favorite actors
my favorite was death hunt with Lee Marvin
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Published 2 months ago by curtis tadlock
4.0 out of 5 stars Not your usual Charles Bronson movie
Humor and suspense and sometimes both at the same time.
Unresolved resolution alongside satisfying payoff.
Besides Jill Ireland is eye candy.
Published 2 months ago by David P. Thoeny
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Bronson movie - next to "Death Wish", one of his best!
Next to "Death Wish" (the original movie - the sequels were horrible!), this is perhaps one of "Vintage Bronson's" best, in my opinion. Read more
Published 3 months ago by john
2.0 out of 5 stars Ah, the good ol' days
I remember loving this movie when I was much younger. Like many things, sadly, it didn't quite hold up to the test of time. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Arthur Aulisi
5.0 out of 5 stars Great action film with humor too! one of Bronson's best!
I love this film! I enjoy Charles' Bronson's work and I find this one to be one of his better ones. This film has action, thrills and humor. Read more
Published on September 18, 2010 by UniversityDoc
2.0 out of 5 stars Jill Ireland ruins the film.
Mrs CB cannot act and because she has a big part the film is ruined by her, imho.
Published on December 16, 2009 by Mr Viewer
5.0 out of 5 stars Bronson's slang is enough to buy this!
Bronson, the only man who could take Chuck Norris in a fight, is at his best in this one. Hilarious quotes from Bronson help make up the differences in a thin plot. Read more
Published on July 27, 2009 by Champion 51
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Film
A very good film,Bronson never made any really bad films,he did some average ones but not any terrible ones in my book. Read more
Published on May 23, 2009 by PETER TULLOCH
5.0 out of 5 stars Charles in charge!
This is Charles Bronson at his best. On the top. Bronson at the top of his game with "Breakout". This film also features: Robert Duvall and Randy Quaid. Read more
Published on September 20, 2008 by Victor Spoils
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