Picture from Getaway
Overall C-

When his wife is kidnapped, former racecar driver Brent Magna (Ethan Hawke) is blackmailed into obeying the orders of a faceless voice (John Voight) that wants his driving skills. Also along for the ride is a computer hacker (Selena Gomez) and a camera that is watching their every move.

Violence C-
Sexual Content A
Profanity C-
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense action, violence and mayhem throughout, some rude gestures, and language.

Talk to your kids about…


Does the protagonist in this film have any other choices other than to obey the directions to do illegal things? What is the value of one life versus the lives of the many others who are likely killed or injured as Magna follows the commands of the unknown voice? What else could one do if placed in such a situation? Can you think of other movie plots that use a similar scenario?

Learn more about this movies’ filming location: Sofia, Bulgaria