Owen Wilson Runs for His Life in 'No Escape' Trailer (Video)

Viewers probably shouldn't expect a ton of laughs in this film.

Owen Wilson really wants to get home in the trailer for the thriller No Escape.

In the film, Wilson plays a father whose family moves overseas. Suddenly, things go awry when they get caught in the middle of a violent coup.

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A must-see scene in the trailer reveals a frightening way that Wilson's character gets his daughter off of the roof of a building. 

Pierce Brosnan and Lake Bell also star in director John Erick Dowdle's film, which harkens back to the more action-centric early years of Wilson's career, when he appeared in Armageddon and Behind Enemy Lines.

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The Weinstein Company releases No Escape on Sept. 2. The trailer can be seen above.

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