When a law student accidentally kills the son of a mob boss in a fight, he finds himself relentlessly pursued by the mob and the police.

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Cast

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Karen Landers
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Halloran
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Denny Halloran (as Alan C. Peterson)
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Sammy
Sean McCann ...
Marv
Michael MacRae ...
O'Rourke
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Smithy
Marc Strange ...
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Martins
William S. Taylor ...
Halsey (as William Taylor)
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Halloran's Lieutenant
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Cab Driver
Mina E. Mina ...
Garage Owner (as Mina Mina)
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College Buddy (as Locklyn Munro)
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Storyline

While conveying a Porsche from L.A. to Atlantic City, student Charlie has to make a stop due to engine trouble. Mistaken as rich, he's invited to a big poker game -- and wins big time. However Denny Halloran, son of a mighty mobster, is a bad loser and starts a fight. But he's also a bad fighter: he falls on his head and is dead. Now Charlie's in trouble; after he flees Halloran's father puts a reward on his head. Even the police won't help him against the mighty man... so Charlie has to run for his life. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Hunted By The Mafia And The Police, He's Running For His Life. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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1 February 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fugindo Para Viver  »

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Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,409,328 (USA)
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Trivia

Kelly Preston replaced Tracy Pollan who bowed out during early filming. See more »

Goofs

Near the end a Vehicle knocks over a power line (with transformers) in the middle of the amusement park, with the power lines shorting and pulling loose. However the entire park still has full power. See more »

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Matt Halloran: [In the TV Version, Mr. Halloran was playing a pool table. And he hit a good shot. The elevator opened and there was Sammy and Marv found and bringing Charlie here to meet Halloran. Mr. Halloran can't wait] Do you know who I am?
Charlie Farrow: Halloran.
[Grab his hair by Marv. Charlie gasp]
Matt Halloran: Mr. Halloran.
[Mr. Halloran nods his head to have Sammy and Marv letting Charlie go. Charlie has to tell the truth]
Charlie Farrow: Mr. Halloran, listen to me. I didn't kill your son. He fell. He hit his head. It was an accident.
Matt Halloran: Is that ...
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T FOR TROUBLE
Written by Colin James, Bill Carter and Ruth Ellsworth
Performed by Colin James
Courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc.
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its one of those films..
7 September 2004 | by (belfast , ireland) – See all my reviews

its one of those films that you discover when you cant sleep and then switch on the telly at 3am , its really quite gripping , i love the two crooked cops who try to make a few bob out of it then end up crashing off the top of the car park , Dempsey once again excels at playing the clueless geek and ken Pogue is the ultimate bad guy . The slightly eerie small town Connecticut atmosphere is created really well in this , i wouldn't say its a Hitchcock although i would defo buy the DVD if it came out , some films just get a little cult following and this is one ! I'm with all those who like this one !


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