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Runaway! (1973)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller  -  29 September 1973 (USA)
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A group of skiers are trapped inside a runaway train hurtling down a mountainside.

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Les Reever
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Carol Lerner
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Mark Shedd (as Lee H. Montgomery)
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John Shedd
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Lou Frizzell ...
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Kip Niven ...
College Man
Laurette Spang ...
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A group of skiers are trapped inside a runaway train hurtling down a mountainside.

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29 September 1973 (USA)  »

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Put The Brakes On This
21 July 2003 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

Ah yes disaster movies a favourite film genre of the 1970s when megastars and prestigious character actors would all slum together on a film featuring lots of exciting and spectacular deaths . RUNAWAY is a disaster movie ( Well TVM ) from the 1970s but suffers from three major flaws :

1 ) There`s no megastars

2 ) With the exception of Ben Johnson there`s no prestigious character actors

3 ) There`s very little in the way of spectacular or exciting deaths

In many ways RUNAWAY is like THE CASSANDRA CROSSING without the megastars , prestigious character actors or shootouts . Oh well it could have been worse

  • It could have lasted a lot longer than 70 minutes



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