A teenage musician goes on the run from killers and the police when he returns home to find his home empty and his family gone.

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Toby Kellogg
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Dobbins
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Tim Sutcliff - Scott Syndicate
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Megan Lawrence
Donna Mitchell ...
Sarah Kellogg
Claude Brooks ...
David
Bernie Coulson ...
Jeff Ackley
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Arthur Cambridge
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Joseph Kellogg
William Lanteau ...
Mr. Bauman
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Weinberg
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Darrin
Arnold F. Turner ...
Suggs (as Arnold Turner)
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Lopez
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Jody Kellogg
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Toby Kellogg is an aspiring musician, who's sent off to music school over the summer. Not wishing to stay away from his band and potential girlfriend, he slips away late one night, where soon after police storm his sleeping dorm in looking for him. He returns home, expecting further grief from his folks and disappointment from his kid brother David, only to find his family is nowhere to be found, in fact house is completely devoid of all it's contents...in-short abandoned. He isn't aware that his father stumbled across a mafia conspiracy and has been spirited away along with his wife and son, by witness protection program. But none of that matters know since an ace assassin has just gunned down his closest friend in mistaken identity and is now back to correct his goof. Written by ???

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Tolerable 80s teen action movie
25 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I liked the 80s vibe here, because I like 80s movies.

Don't expect much, but I was impressed with Jason Bateman and he went on to do a lot of stuff.

It's your typical teen comes home to find family gone movie, if there is such a genre. Some OK action.

Plot is about what you expect from an 80s action movie, turn your brain off or go MST3K on it. But it serves the purpose.

Dialog is the weakness here I think, there's no imagination here, no flair.

Music is pretty standard 80s synth pop, but hey they actually show the girl playing a Yamaha DX7 synth, one of the most important 80s synthesizers. I would bet that the music in the movie used this same synth as the E Piano sound in one of the songs sounds like the DX& e piano.


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