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Running Hot (1984)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  February 1984 (USA)
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A teenager, wrongly convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of his father, escapes from jail. He hooks up with a prostitute and they take to the road to find the real killer of his father.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Monica Carrico ...
Charlene Andrews
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Danny Hicks
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Officer Trent
Virgil Frye ...
Ross
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Tom Bond
Louise Baker ...
Shane
Joe George ...
Officer Berman
Laurel Patrick ...
Angie
Sorrells Pickard ...
Ex-con in Desert
Ben Hammer ...
Danny's Father
Juliette Cummins ...
Lesley Woods ...
Charlene's Mother
Bob Carroll Jr. ...
Henry
Clark Howat ...
Judge
Gino Havens ...
Foreman
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A teenager, wrongly convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of his father, escapes from jail. He hooks up with a prostitute and they take to the road to find the real killer of his father.

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She Was All He Had Left, Between San Quentin and Death Row! See more »

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Crime | Drama

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February 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Makin' It  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Richard Bradford only worked for two days. See more »

Quotes

Danny Hicks: Rhino Butt, Hippo Thighs, Iron Ass
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Soundtracks

Get Hot Or Go Home
Performed by Rocky Burnett
Written by John Kerby
Produced by Jack Snyder
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Fantastic!!!
31 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

Saw this on TV late one night during the '80s (yep, it's one of those) recorded it, and then stupidly erased it. Never seen it on the box since, unfortunately. It's the type of film that you see, and cannot possibly guess the ending.

The plot summary explains the story concisely, so I won't add to it.

Catch it somewhere sometime.


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