In 2013, Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger joined forces for the action-thriller, Escape Plan. In the film, Stallone plays a structural expert wrongly incarcerated, while Schwarzenegger plays an inmate he befriends.

The crux of the movie is for both characters to escape the prison, relying on their collective sets of skills to achieve their goal. Did they pull it off? Well, you’ll have to watch the movie to find out; however, I can tell you Escape Plan was financially successful enough to kick-start a series of films.

But how many Escape Plan movies are there? For that answer, you’ll have to read on.

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The Escape Plan movies in order

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To date, there are three entries in the Escape Plan movie series. The Escape Plan movies are as follows:

  • Escape Plan (2013)
  • Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)
  • Escape Plan: The Extractors (2019)
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Are all of the Escape Plan movies part of the same series?

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All three entries in the Escape Plan series are connected, with events told in chronological order.

Sylvester Stallone remains the lead actor in all three films, however, Arnold Schwarzenegger only appears in the first chapter.

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Who are the cast of the Escape Plan films?

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Aside from Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, notable cast members in the Escape Plan series include Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson, Dave Bautista, Sam Neill, Jim Caviezel, Vinnie Jones, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jesse Metcalf, Devon Sawa, and Harry Shum Jr.

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Is the Escape Plan series the work of the same director?

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The Escape Plan movies are the work of multiple directors. Mikael Håfström directed Escape Plan, Steven C. Miller directed Escape Plan 2: Hades, and John Herzfeld directed Escape Plan: The Extractors.

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What is the best entry in the Escape Plan series?

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According to IMDb, the Escape Plan films are ranked as follows:

  • Escape Plan (2013) – 6.7/10
  • Escape Plan: The Extractors (2019) – 4.4/10
  • Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018) – 3.8/10
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