Getaway parents guide


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.

Release date August 28, 2013

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

Why is Getaway rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Getaway PG-13 for intense action, violence and mayhem throughout, some rude gestures, and language.

Run Time: 90 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Getaway rated PG-13? Getaway is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense action, violence and mayhem throughout, some rude gestures, and language.

Violence: Frequent scenes depict dangerous and illegal driving. A car drives on public sidewalks and through parks putting countless people at risk and destroying property. Numberless other vehicles and police cars are seen crashing into each other—injuries and deaths are implied. Characters shoot at security guards, hitting (and presumably killing) them. Other characters shoot at one another. A woman is kidnapped by men (the abduction is shown in a black and white flashback) and briefly portrayed as being physically assaulted and forced to appear on a camera to beg for her release. A bloody wound seen. A character breaks into a control room at a power plant and hacks into a computer, causing the plant to (unrealistically) explode and cut power to a city.

Sexual Content: None noted.

Language: A single sexual finger gesture is shown. Frequent scatological expletives and other infrequent profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A man is seen sipping a martini in various scenes.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Coarse Language.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Getaway is directed by Courtney Solomon, Yaron Levy and stars Ethan Hawke, Selena Gomez, Jon Voight, Paul Freeman.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Getaway movie is November 26, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes:  Getaway

Release Date: 26 November 2013

Getaway races onto Home Video (Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet) with the following bonus exras:


Crash Cams

- Destroying a Custom Shelby

- Metal and Asphalt

- Selena Gomez: On Set

- The Train Station

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A mysterious voice also dictates the actions of a man that has been unjustly accused of a crime in Eagle Eye. Hypnosis is used to control another unwilling accomplice in The Manchurian Candidate.