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23 March 1983 (USA) See more »
Eddie Macon is running from a nightmare... running to a dream... and running for his life.
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. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Kirk Douglas ... Carl 'Buster' Marzack

John Schneider ... Eddie Macon

Lee Purcell ... Jilly Buck
Lisa Dunsheath ... Kay Potts
Leah Ayres ... Chris

Tom Noonan ... Daryl Potts
J.C. Quinn ... Shorter
Gil Rogers ... Logan

Jay O. Sanders ... Rudy Potts

Todd Allen ... Desk Sergeant

Nesbitt Blaisdell ... Sheriff Nighblack
Susan Bongard ... Newscaster

Matthew Cowles ... Ray Banes
Bill DeWeese ... Officer #12

Vic Polizos ... Desk Clerk

Dann Florek ... Man in Bar

J.T. Walsh ... Man in Bar
Buddy Gilbert ... Tucker

John Goodman ... Hebert
Jim Gough ... Judge
Fernando E. Gutiérrez ... Mexican Musician
Javier A. Gutiérrez ... Mexican Musician
Nik Hagler ... Partner
Lou Hancock ... Woman
Lloyd David Hart ... Bartender

Ron Jackson ... Police Partner

Matthew Kimbrough ... Charlie
Billy Lynch ... Rodeo Announcer
Jerry McKnight ... Billy Bob (truck driver)

Mark Margolis ... 5:00 Bar Owner
John L. Martin ... Homer Bishop
Matthew Meece ... Bobby
Ricardo Montemayor ... Patrolman #37

Harry S. Murphy ... Cop Who Stops Eddie (as Harry Murphy)
Donald B. Nunley ... Doctor
Cynthia Piton ... Housekeeper
Gilbert Rendon ... Laredo Police Chief
Brick Tripp ... Sgt. Red
Woody Watson ... Earl Barnes

Directed by
Jeff Kanew 
Writing credits
James McLendon (novel)

Jeff Kanew (screenplay)

Produced by
Martin Bregman .... producer
Peter Saphier .... executive producer
Louis A. Stroller .... producer
Original Music by
Norton Buffalo 
Cinematography by
James A. Contner 
Film Editing by
Jeff Kanew 
Casting by
Bonnie Timmermann 
Production Design by
Bill Kenney 
Set Decoration by
Rick Gentz 
Makeup Department
Bob Mills .... makeup artist
Adele Taylor .... hair stylist
Production Management
Michael Rauch .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Flynn .... dga trainee
Michael Haley .... first assistant director (as Michael R. Haley)
Ellen Rauch .... second assistant director
Art Department
Robert L. Anderson .... construction coordinator (as Robert Anderson)
William Belt .... property master
Rick Caprarelli .... lead man (as Rick Caperelli)
Donald B. Nunley .... property master (as Don Nunley)
Ward Welton .... stand-by painter
Sound Department
Patricia Bowers .... assistant sound editor (as Trissy Bowers)
Jack Cooley .... sound re-recordist
Maury Harris .... sound mixer
Bitty O'Sullivan-Smith .... associate sound editor
Dan Sanucci .... boom operator
Sandy Tung .... sound effects editor
Gordon Webb .... sound recordist
Special Effects by
Harlan Pete Johnson .... special effects
Craig R. Baxley .... stunts (as Craig Baxley)
Gary Baxley .... stunt coordinator
Gary Baxley .... stunts
Kay Kimler .... stunts
Angelo Lamonea .... stunts
Russell Solberg .... stunts
Jerry Summers .... stunts
Al Wyatt Jr. .... stunts (as Alan Wyatt Jr.)
Camera and Electrical Department
Jerry G. Callaway .... camera operator (as Jerry Callaway)
Ray Kinzer .... key grip
William Tandrow .... gaffer
Dean Williams .... still photographer
Casting Department
Liz Keigley .... location casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eddie Marks .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Michael Bregman .... apprentice film editor
Lori Kornspun .... second assistant film editor
Farrel Levy .... assistant film editor (as Farrel Levy Duffy)
Music Department
Ed Bogas .... additional music arranger
Ed Bogas .... composer: additional music
Michael Hinton .... musical collaborator
Transportation Department
Dan Anglin .... transportation captain
Jerry McKnight .... driver captain: Texas
Other crew
Enrique T. de la Garza .... production assistant
Joan Eisenberg .... unit publicist
Kate Guinzburg .... production coordinator
Corina Harmon .... production assistant
Jan Kemper .... script supervisor
Robin Laughlin .... production assistant
John Sheeren .... production assistant (as John Robert Sheeren)
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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 »
Carl 'Buster' Marzack:A good hunter never chases. He waits.See more »
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4 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
If you can find Eddie Macon's...Run to get it., 14 December 2006
Author: bodalu ( from United States

My friend and I saw Eddie Macon's Run at the theater when it was first released. I remember really liking it back then and I bought the video tape of it a year or so ago. I enjoyed it as much as I did when I was in my late teens. It contained action that had me on the edge of my seat with the good cop chasing the bad guy scenes, with a twist. It had some flirtatiousness, and was also a love story. There were parts where it kept you wondering what would happen next. It gave me so many different feelings throughout the movie; anywhere from being scared, sad, and angered to happy and relieved, etc. You can never go wrong with Kirk Douglas and John Schneider in the key roles.

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