Ten great escapes

In honor of this week's The Way Back, a gulag-breakout movie, we gather our favorite getaways.

KILL BILL: VOL. 2 (2004)
Buried alive by two rednecks in a backwoods graveyard, Uma Thurman's Bride—the vengeful heroine of Quentin Tarantino's marvelous martial-arts opus—recalls her training days in China. It's just the motivation she needs for the kind of close-quarters fist-pummeling that knocks through wood, dirt and despair with ease.—KU