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Run (1991)

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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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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 ...
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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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porsche | poker | police | law student | chase | See more »

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Action | Thriller | Drama

Certificate:

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Release Date:

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

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

Charlie Farrow: [Overhearing on the radio he's been blamed for Denny's death and his career in law is now over] Oh great, all I'm gonna be able to do is teach.
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IF YOU LEAN ON ME
(End title)
Written by Lotti Golden (as L. Golden) and Tommy Faragher (as T. Farragher)
Performed by Colin James
Courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc.
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Not Oscar material, but surprisingly good.
6 January 2004 | by (Omaha, NE) – See all my reviews

Read a couple of user reviews about this movie, and they say it was forgettable pap. I disagree. Granted, it will not win any awards, but it's an enjoyable movie.

Patrick Dempsey puts in a credible performance as a kid on the run. Some complain that it's just one big chase scene. News flash! The name of the movie is "Run"! You get what you expect to see.

Besides, if it's so forgettable, why are we talking about it 12 years later?



-Dave


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