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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)  »

Also Known As:

A szökés - Eddie Macon futása  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$568,198, 25 March 1983, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,262,691
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the beginning of the movie where Eddie escapes in a cattle trailer from the prison rodeo, the trailer is actually exiting from a high school parking lot in Laredo, not in Huntsville. See more »

Quotes

Carl 'Buster' Marzack: A good hunter never chases. He waits.
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Music by Norton Buffalo & Michael Hinton
Words by Norton Buffalo
Performed by John Schneider
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If you liked The Fugitive...
16 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

Standard plot of "innocent guy on the run from the law" works well. However, this movie would be much less without Kirk Douglas. He makes the movie. Nothing spectacular here, but not a bad movie. Any movie that has the video game "Gorf" can't be bad. I give it a 7 out of 10. Lee Purcell is hot!


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