No Escape

An intense international thriller, NO ESCAPE centers on an American businessman (Wilson) as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city. Directed by John Erick Dowdle and written together with his brother Drew, NO ESCAPE stars Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan and Lake Bell.


Owen Wilson

Lake Bell

Pierce Brosnan



John Erick Dowdle



John Erick Dowdle

Drew Dowdle


Michel Litvak

David Lancaster

Drew Dowdle


Executive Producer(s):

Gary Michael Walters

Andrew Pfeffer

Steve Alexander


Cannes Film Festival: Nominated Golden Camera and Un Certain Regard Award


Press & Reviews

An unlikely detour into action-hero territory for Owen Wilson, No Escape is a pedestrian but modestly gripping nerve-jangler from writer-director John Erick Dowdle.Read More…
Stephen DaltonThe Hollywood Reporter

A violent uprising in Southeast Asia absolutely ruins an American family's best-laid plans in this misbegotten thriller.Read More…
Justin ChangVariety