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Running (1979)

PG  |   |  Drama, Sport  |  30 October 1979 (Canada)
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American marathon runner Michael Andropolis sets his heart on representing his country at the Olympic games. Meanwhile his marriage has fallen apart and his children have no respect for him... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Susan Anspach ...
Janet
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Coach Walker
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Ritchie Rosenberg
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Howard
Philip Akin ...
Chuck Stone, Black marathon runner
Trudy Young ...
Pregnant woman
Murray Westgate ...
Mr. Finlay
Jennifer McKinney ...
Susan Andropolis
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Andrea Andropolis
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Jim McKay
Lutz Brode ...
Boston Race Winner
Deborah Burgess ...
Debbie Rosenberg
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Kenny
Marvin Goldhar ...
Maloney
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American marathon runner Michael Andropolis sets his heart on representing his country at the Olympic games. Meanwhile his marriage has fallen apart and his children have no respect for him. He sets out on his task with determination and hope that his success will resolve his personal problems. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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A story about having the courage to be what you are!

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30 October 1979 (Canada)  »

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Le vainqueur  »

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$3,600,000 (estimated)
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Around the time of its theatrical release, Michael Douglas once said of running for this film: "Nirvana does not come every morning but its a good way to lose weight. I sleep better, except when I over-do it, then I have a restless sleep. But I haven't been in such good shape since high-school. I've a better disposition - you must have noticed that! More energy, more stamina and my mind is much sharper." See more »

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One of the Best Canadian movies ever made.
15 August 1999 | by (Bagotville, Québec) – See all my reviews

Yes I do agree with Castor from Victoria, Running is an outstanding achievement. This movie should be on video so can anyone can see it. The story is good, the performance of all actors are great and yes the music score is out of this world. After the movie I did have to go for a jog while "running" the music score into my head. Watch your TV guide for running and set up your VCR to tape it. You will be happy to add this movie to your collection.


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