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Thunder Run (1986)

PG-13 | | Action, Thriller | 30 May 1986 (USA)
Charlie, a Korean War veteran, is driving a truck which is transporting plutonium from Nevada to Arizona. But there are a bunch of terrorists who want to steal the stuff...




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Cast overview, first billed only:
George Adams
Paul (as Wally Ward)
Cheryl M. Lynn ...
Marilyn O'Connor ...
Graham Ludlow ...
Danny Daniels ...
Bard (as Danny D. Daniels)
Dennis Deal ...
James Ralston ...
Richard 'Robby' Robertson ...


Charlie, a Korean War veteran, is driving a truck which is transporting plutonium from Nevada to Arizona. But there are a bunch of terrorists who want to steal the stuff... Written by Volker Boehm

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For 200 miles, the action never stops! See more »


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Release Date:

30 May 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Destruam o Thunder Run  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$145,975, 1 June 1986, Limited Release

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The film is dedicated to the memory of Clifford Wenger, Jr. who was the son of co-writers Clifford Wenger, Sr. and Carol Lynn. See more »


Chris: What kind of windows you got in here, anyway? I thought we were dead back there!
Charlie Morrison: Space age plastic, son!
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The Force Of Destiny
Performed by Phil Sillas
Written and Produced by Jay Levy & Terry Shaddick
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This movie was filmed in my home-town...
21 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

Bullhead City, Arizona. It was great to see Hollywood coming to town. I'll admit this movie is bad but some of the people I went to high school with are in it. Dennis Deal, the General, was our high school basketball coach. The bar scene, where the two guys get in an argument over a girl (isn't that always the case?), those guys are brothers and the bartender that breaks it up is their father. Funny, eh? Anyway, I said it's bad and it is but I get a big kick out of watching it. I can point out all the places they go in the movie. The final destination is really Davis Dam on the Colorado River. Anyway, watch this movie, laugh at how bad it is and, if you're from the 'Head, it'll mean that much more to you.

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