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Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with today’s Behind the Scenes Pic!

Today I have a twofer for you. I have one real deal Behind the Scenes shot from The Getaway featuring Steve McQueen and director Sam Peckinpah going over the script and then one shot of McQueen by himself that is, frankly, epic. It’s a shot that proves that nobody, but nobody could fuck with Steve McQueen.

The Getaway itself is a fun flick, but not my favorite from either star or director. Having said that, Ali MacGraw is hotter than the sun in it (I’m gonna go out on a limb and say that could have been one of the contributing factors to her running off with McQueen and abandoning her marriage to producer Bob Evans during the shoot) and the script by Walter Hill is prime ‘70s badassness.

So, enjoy the average BTS shot and the McQueen hero pose below.

Thanks once again to Jordan Krug for these shots. Click to embiggen!





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  • July 30, 2011, 10:18 p.m. CST

    Nice, Quint

    by puto tenax

    Best series this site offers. Keep 'em coming. How's the weather down under?

  • July 30, 2011, 10:23 p.m. CST

    Ali MacGraw circa The Getaway = Angie Harmon today

    by Nasty In The Pasty

    Seriously, the resemblance is striking.

  • July 30, 2011, 10:26 p.m. CST

    bane should have been the pic of the day

    by Citizin_insane

  • July 30, 2011, 10:30 p.m. CST

    2nd pic is badass

    by wattos new hat

  • July 30, 2011, 10:34 p.m. CST


    by tomandshell

    I'm probably the only person who would pick Ride the High Country as my favorite of his films.

  • July 30, 2011, 10:45 p.m. CST

    That whole MacGraw-McQueen thing fucked Evans up bad.


    If any of you haven't seen The Kid Stays in the Picture, it's a really good documentary about Evans. Interesting shit. I would have to say Straw Dogs is my favorite Peckinpah.

  • July 30, 2011, 10:52 p.m. CST

    badass 2nd pic is

    by logosicon

    Broad daylight- check Real exteriors- check Car on fire- check Posing with shotgun- check My new wallpaper- check Hugo

  • July 30, 2011, 10:57 p.m. CST


    by dukeroberts

    McQueen was such a badass and that picture sure as hell shows it. I would have to pick either Ride the High Country or The Wild Bunch as my favorite Peckinpah film. High Country because of Randolph Scott and his chemistry with Joel McCrea. Wild Bunch because of the blood ballets and Holden versus Robert Ryan. Angie Harmon is infinitely hotter and sexier than Ali MacGraw at any time. The Kid Stays in the Picture was a pretty damn good documentary.

  • July 30, 2011, 11:28 p.m. CST


    by PedroM

    they just dont make them like that anymore and never will again.

  • July 31, 2011, 12:56 a.m. CST

    That second pic is absolutely sick

    by moonlightdrive

    That's one of the most badass still photos I've ever seen. I LOVE IT!!!

  • July 31, 2011, 12:59 a.m. CST

    Way off base with the MacGraw comments

    by moonlightdrive

    Don't see it myself. Funny though that both their last names have two capitalized letters in them.

  • July 31, 2011, 12:59 a.m. CST


    by Mullah Omar

    The jury declared him not guilty of murder after determining that paparazzi are not human beings.

  • July 31, 2011, 2:07 a.m. CST

    the only thing more epic

    by Tigger Tales

    would be a picture of McQueen smacking McGraw upside the head

  • July 31, 2011, 4:25 a.m. CST

    Second pic is pure porn. Superb.

    by Kate Ward

  • July 31, 2011, 6:49 a.m. CST

    They're just actors y'know

    by LarkStew

    Right after this pic was taken he probably went and had a manicure in his trailer. The guys putting their lives on the line in Afghanistan and Iraq... they're tough guys.

  • July 31, 2011, 7:14 a.m. CST

    Oh, shut the fuck up larkstew

    by Jeffrey

    Did you stumble upon this website by accident or do you need it explained to you in simple, easy to understand words?

  • July 31, 2011, 7:56 a.m. CST

    Uh. No one fucks with steve McQueen???

    by corplhicks

    Hey idiot. He's an actor on set in that picture. His 'character' is tough. it's fake. A movie. Reality check !!!!!

  • July 31, 2011, 9:31 a.m. CST

    McQueen stories

    by Quackfu

    How he drove Brenner batshit crazy on Mag 7 is the best. But they pulled off a classic.

  • July 31, 2011, 9:37 a.m. CST

    I like the cut of your jib, Larkstew

    by Lucky13

  • July 31, 2011, 10:54 a.m. CST


    by Gwynplaine

    "Ride the High Country" is also my favorite Peckinpah Movie.

  • July 31, 2011, 12:28 p.m. CST

    soldier worship...

    by JAMF

    jesus christ i cant even escape that sappy shit on a film site?? get back to facebook guys.

  • July 31, 2011, 1:27 p.m. CST

    That second pic is the culmination of all that is awesome.

    by Yelsaeb

  • July 31, 2011, 2:11 p.m. CST

    Anthony Michael Hall should play McQueen in something

    by TheMcflyFarm

  • Go read up on the man before you make fools out of yourselves in public. Again. Steve McQueen was as badass IRL as he was on screen. Maybe more. Or do you not know how to read, you ignorant fucks?

  • July 31, 2011, 3:20 p.m. CST

    Can't Believe I'm Saying This...

    by Rebeck2

    Because I hate almost all remakes - especially of my favorite films from the 70's when I grew up - and I saw the original when I was a kid - but...okay, don't kill me...but I like the remake better than the original in this case. I always found Peckinpah to be pretty overrated (with the exception of THE WILD BUNCH) and the remake is just slick and sexy and smooth and you see about every inch of Kim Bassinger's perfect fucking body. I don't know I just think it works a little better, weird I know. That second photo is ubercool though and McQeen did have a badass quality that you never see in actors today. And don't even bring Daniel Craig - scowling doesn't make you badass, it's either something you have or you don't have. Recommendation: See McQueen in LE MANS. Great gritty race flick.

  • July 31, 2011, 8:30 p.m. CST

    I'm surprised that photo isn't on every college dorm room wall.

    by Royston Lodge

    It's a perfect candidate for a quintessential college dorm room poster cliché.

  • July 31, 2011, 10:24 p.m. CST

    Denzacar lol no ones badmouthing

    by corplhicks

    I said you can't anything about an actor in real life based on a photograph of them on set. Duh. When you're done jacking over steve McQueen clean up and you'll see I'm right. Lol

  • Aug. 1, 2011, 10:53 a.m. CST

    Hey you drive just like Steve McQueen, maaaan...

    by Damned if I can login

    My all-time favorite Cheech & Chong line.

  • Aug. 1, 2011, 12:08 p.m. CST

    Sam Peckinpah

    by david starling

    If I was pushed, my favourite movie of his was Cross of Iron (possibly one of the best war movies ever?), but this is easily a second!! I love the Getaway - somehow, despite the setup, the sudden tail-off meek ending and the quite aged feel to it all, and the (art house) violence, I think most people miss the point - its about a relationship between two people, that despite the odds, never runs out. And yes. Ali McGraw is smoking fucking hot, but I think that was the point!!

  • Aug. 1, 2011, 12:09 p.m. CST

    McQueen was a marine...

    by bowiebot3000

    Man, you must be really conflicted now, Larkstew.

  • Aug. 1, 2011, 12:58 p.m. CST

    My uncle played a few game of pool with McQueen.

    by v3d

    It was in San Francisco during the filming of Bullit. My uncle was at his favorite bar to play pool when this guy walks in with dark sunglasses. He heads over to the pool tables and after looking around for a bit asks my uncle for a game. My uncle knew who he was but was cool, and just said, Sure, and they played a few games. When they were done, McQueen shook his hand and thanked him for the games and for not making a big deal about who he was.