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Eddie Macon's Run (1983)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  23 March 1983 (USA)
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A young man, harshly sentenced for a few minor infractions, escapes from a prison in Huntsville Texas and flees to Laredo, Texas, where he hopes to cross into Mexico for a reunion with his wife and small son.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Carl 'Buster' Marzack
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Eddie Macon
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Jilly Buck
Lisa Dunsheath ...
Kay Potts
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Chris
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Daryl Potts
J.C. Quinn ...
Shorter
Gil Rogers ...
Logan
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Rudy Potts
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Desk Sergeant
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Sheriff Nighblack
Susan Bongard ...
Newscaster
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Ray Banes
Bill DeWeese ...
Officer #12
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Desk Clerk
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A young man, harshly sentenced for a few minor infractions, escapes from a prison in Huntsville Texas and flees to Laredo, Texas, where he hopes to cross into Mexico for a reunion with his wife and small son.

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Eddie Macon is running from a nightmare... running to a dream... and running for his life.


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23 March 1983 (USA)  »

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A szökés - Eddie Macon futása  »

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$1,300,000 (USA)
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First of two fictional feature films that director Jeff Kanew made with actor Kirk Douglas. The second cinema movie was Tough Guys (1986). Kanew also later made a documentary about Douglas called Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget (2009). See more »

Quotes

Carl 'Buster' Marzack: A good hunter never chases. He waits.
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Referenced in Psych: If You're So Smart, Then Why Are You Dead? (2007) See more »

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Music by Norton Buffalo & Michael Hinton
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I have been a movie freak since my birth.
22 February 2003 | by (Kentucky USA) – See all my reviews

I have been a movie freak since my birth. You cannot help but feel the heavy emotion from this movie. Who cares about film quality, chase scenes, blah blah blah. Nitpick nitpick nitpick.

This story is meant to portray a happy married couple struggling to get through life with a son who has a blood disease(although the movie does not focus on the boy). It's about real-life circumstances. Trying to find work to make ends meet and maybe create alittle extra to feel rewarded(buying a boat). Getting caught up into trouble and paying hard for it, just to get all the things you love taken away from you. The question you've gotta ask yourself is: What would you do in a situation like that? Would you do anything to get back to your wife and kid?

I would.


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