A hardened con (Robert Mitchum) being transferred from a federal penitentiary to a Texas institution to finish a life sentence as a habitual criminal is freed at gunpoint by his niece (... See full summary »

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Johnny Thompson
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Red Haines
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Louise
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James Warner
Royce Wallace ...
Mary
Tony Frank
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Pookie
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Casino
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Little John (as Benjamin Gregory)
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Guard #5
Jerry Biggs ...
Carny
Johnny Brink ...
Bait Shop Owner
Sami Chester ...
Attendant (as Sa'mi Chester)
Jack Gould ...
Conductor
Joe Graham ...
Cardplayer #1
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A hardened con (Robert Mitchum) being transferred from a federal penitentiary to a Texas institution to finish a life sentence as a habitual criminal is freed at gunpoint by his niece (Kathleen York). The cop (Wilford Brimley), who was transferring him and has been the con's adversary for over 30 years, vows to catch the twosome. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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16 February 1986 (USA)  »

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La última aventura de Thompson  »

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At the beginning of the movie, Red purchases tickets inside the Railway Station. As he and Johnny are walking from the ticket booth, Red checks the time on his wrist watch and about two steps later the microphone dips down into camera view. See more »

Quotes

Louise: You know how I got that money this afternoon?
Johnny Thompson: You told me you borrowed it.
Louise: I turned a trick for it.
Johnny Thompson: Well, we sure are covering a lot of ground in this conversation ain't we!
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A forgotten gem
9 May 2003 | by (Rowland Heights CA) – See all my reviews

Thompson's Last Run was the first 35mm film that I ever worked on, and it was a great learning experience. Robert Mitchum and Wilford Brimley provided performances that were top-notch, and the rest of the cast really rose to the occasion. It was a real pleasure whenever the director, Jerrold Freeman, came into the editing room. It was also my first film working with Anthony Redman, ACE, a very talented editor.


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