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Run (1991)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller, Drama  |  1 February 1991 (USA)
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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
Ken Pogue ...
Halloran
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Denny Halloran
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Sammy
Sean McCann ...
Marv
Michael MacRae ...
O'Rourke
Tom McBeath ...
Smithy
Marc Strange ...
Chief Travers
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Martins
William S. Taylor ...
Halsey (as William Taylor)
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Halloran's Lieutenant
Peter Williams ...
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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Taglines:

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

Genres:

Action | Thriller | Drama

Certificate:

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Release Date:

1 February 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fugindo Para Viver  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,409,328 (USA)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

Charlie Farrow is struggling with a cop in a shopping mall. The cop's hat is knocked off, but in the next scene it is back on while they are still struggling. See more »

Quotes

Matt Halloran: You are something, kid. Killed all my best men and you're still standing. What do you say we make a deal? You work for me as my own personal hit guy?
[Charlie sees that the mechanical racetrack rabbit is approaching Halloran from behind and is about to hit him head on]
Charlie Farrow: Sorry, I don't do business with dead men.
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Soundtracks

SONG FOR JAH
Written by Trevy Felix
Performed by Boom Shaka
Courtesy of International Distribution Company
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A fast paced roller coaster thrill ride
18 June 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

In response to another person's valid comment about this movie, I would like to say that they are wrong to say this movie is Hitchcockian, the so called master director couldn't ever hope to make anything this good.

Run, is as fast paced as its title suggests. A brilliant masterwork about a young, naiive man who finds himself on the run from about everyone within a community when he is wrongfully accused of killing a mobster's son.

There is great support from all the cast, and it's without a doubt there hasn't been a better cat and mouse thriller since its release. Underrated actor Patrick Dempsey's second best movie since Can't Buy Me Love, which by the way is better than the more than adequately enjoyable, She's All That.


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