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 ...
Chief Travers
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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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1 February 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fugindo Para Viver  »

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$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 »

Quotes

Charlie Farrow: [In the TV Version with no profanity] What are you doing?
Cab Driver: Get out! Now!
Charlie Farrow: No! No! Take me to the cops!
Cab Driver: Forget the cops, man! Don't mess with them! Don't mess with nobody! You hear me?
Charlie Farrow: What?
[But the car is coming to chase Charlie]
Cab Driver: Get down! Get down!
Charlie Farrow: No. What is this about?
Cab Driver: You're in deep trouble, my friend! Forget that! I'm in big trouble! Get out of here!
Charlie Farrow: No!
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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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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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