Breakout

Synopsis: Jay Wagner is framed by the mob and sent to prison in Mexico. His wife, Ann tries to get him out. She then turns to bush pilot Nick Colton for help. And Colton is all to eager to do it. But the men who framed Jay will do what they have to make sure he doesn't escape.
Director(s): Tom Gries
Production: Sony Pictures Entertainment
  1 win.
 
IMDB:
6.2
Rotten Tomatoes:
38%
PG
Year:
1975
96 min
11 Views

When's your plane, darling?

Wish you weren't going.

The board is expecting me tomorrow.

I know. I wish

you didn't have to go.

I gotta see the old bastard.

When I get back, we'll take a trip.

- Isn't he a beauty?

- You're a beauty.

No, I'm not going to ride.

You got it.

You're under arrest

for Enrique Cordoza's murder.

Ann!

Enrique...

What do you mean, Enrique?

Jay!

What are you talking about?

- Mr. Wagner.

- Mr. Cable.

The frame-up is complete.

Your grandson was arrested in

Santiago, extradited to Mexico City.

He'll be convicted within the month.

- Sentence?

- Between 25 and 30 years.

You resent my interference

in this matter.

We have a procedure

for those on the wrong side.

There's them and us.

The winning side and the losing side.

The line has not yet been drawn.

He supports those against us.

He threatened CIA interests

and my stockholders?

- Who did you have murdered?

- No one of importance.

I don't want my grandson

to suffer the same fate.

- Is that clear, Mr. Cable?

- Yes.

Your grandson will try to escape.

It's a pity, at my age...

...falling victim to a clich.

I don't know what you mean.

Because of a distant link

between his chromosomes and mine...

...my grandson stays alive.

I say it's a mistake.

Perhaps.

Twenty-five to 30 years.

There's no possible way the accused

could have left Santiago...

...flown to Mexico City and returned

at the time we documented.

Nonetheless, it is...

...the decision of this court...

...that you...

...Jay Louis Wagner...

...are guilty as charged.

You shall serve a term...

...of 28 years

in the federal penitentiary.

You'll be allowed the same

privileges as all prisoners.

Including conjugal visits

every two weeks.

This judgement is final.

Goddamn sons of bitches!

Wait, wait. Hey, wait.

What did they do to you?

Huh?

They put their filthy hands

all over me.

Who's supposed

to boost whose morale up?

Jay, what are they doing to you?

Well, it's not exactly the Ritz.

But...

Well, it is pretty bad.

It really is. Where's the money?

In the back of the radio.

- I'll talk to your grandfather.

- No, absolutely not.

- I don't know what to do.

- I won't kiss his ass.

This is all we need.

They'll sell anything.

Including freedom.

I really think you must do it legally.

Sanchez has filed an appeal.

I can't wait that long.

Last week there was a guy

in for pushing drugs.

He walked and they're not

looking for him...

...because he paid his way off.

I still think we should...

Absolutely not! No!

Look at this place.

Look what they're doing to me.

Jay.

I want you.

The day we're reduced

to making love in here is...

That's the day I give up.

Don't worry, darling. I have a plan.

And this money will do it.

What's going on? Let me out!

Wait, man. Just wait.

- What's happening? Let me out!

- All right, I will.

Jesus Christ, what are you doing?

Let me out of here!

When I am ready, Mr. Wagner.

Let me out of here!

Let me out!

Let me out of here!

Let me out of here!

We can't let him stay

in that horrible place.

- Of course not.

- We can't. I can't.

Ann...

...it isn't just a matter

of fire and earth...

...and air and water

that makes up this world.

It's passion and strength

and cunning...

...and money.

I've got money.

As much as you'll need.

Jay thinks he won't get out

of that place legally.

He wants to escape.

Has he got a plan?

Not yet.

Well...

Whatever it costs,

you can count on me.

Hawk! Let's get the hell out of here!

- Come on!

- I can't breathe, Nick!

- Where's the bucket?

- Get the hell out!

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