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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Carl 'Buster' Marzack
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Eddie Macon
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Jilly Buck
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Kay Potts
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Chris
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Daryl Potts
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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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25 March 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A szökés - Eddie Macon futása  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$1,262,691 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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The exterior of the Potts ranch was an abandoned Victorian house located near Laredo, Texas. The interiors were shot in an actual ranch house in Encinal, Texas. See more »

Quotes

Carl 'Buster' Marzack: I'm getting too old for this shit.
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Soundtracks

Havin' You Back
Music by Norton Buffalo & Michael Hinton
Words by Norton Buffalo
Performed by Lacy J. Dalton
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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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