Original Australian Daybill movie poster.No Way Out is a 1987 American political thriller drama film. It stars Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, and Sean Young. Will Patton, Howard Duff, George Dzundza, Jason Bernard, Fred Thompson and Iman appear in supporting roles.The film is a remake of The Big Clock (1948). Filming locations included Baltimore, Annapolis, Arlington, Washington, D.C., and Auckland, New Zealand. The film features original music by Academy Award-winning composer Maurice Jarre. The film debuted at number 2 at the box office after Stakeout.The film's budget was an estimated $15 million; its total U.S. gross was over $35 million and was well received by critics.