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Eddie Macon's Run (1983)

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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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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25 March 1983 (USA)  »

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A szökés - Eddie Macon futása  »

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$568,198 (USA) (25 March 1983)

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$1,262,691 (USA)
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The movie is often cited as being the debut feature film of actor John Goodman, though apparently Goodman appeared in the earlier 1977 movie Jailbait Babysitter (1977), according to his filmography at the IMDb. 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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It's Gonna Be All Right
Words and Music by Norton Buffalo
Performed by John Schneider
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This is really bad; prepare yourself
9 August 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The best thing about the movie is the opening scene. The most enjoyable part is watching John Goodman in his first movie. Those two things take a total of about two minutes. There really is no other reason to watch, though it did have some potential. Alert viewers might also spot the not yet ready for prime time J.T. Walsh and Dann Florek.


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