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Nowhere to Run (1993)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  15 January 1993 (USA)
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Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is.

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Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is. Written by Rob Hartill

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When the law can't protect the innocent, the only hero left is an outlaw.


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Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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15 January 1993 (USA)  »

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Crossing the Line  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$22,189,039 (USA)
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Actress Rosanna Arquette disliked working with Van Damme and stated in many interviews that she only took the role because good parts were few and far between. See more »

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In the beginning of the movie, the painted lines down the center of the road change from a yellow-striped two-lane country road for two-way traffic to the broken dashed white lines of a two-lane same-direction road, such as a center-divided four-lane interstate-type highway. See more »

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Sam Gillen: [after beating up a thug] Three strikes you're out!
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SILENCE IS BROKEN
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Performed by Damn Yankees
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Claude & Roseanna Show Off
10 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is another Jean-Claude Van Damme action flick, but a definite notch above many of his other films, at least in production values. The photography and stereo sound are excellent.

Actually, this is pretty simple stuff and old storyline of a low-key good guy rescuing the girl from local meanies. Here, Van Damme defends Rosanna Arquette and her small kids.

In another respect, the movie is just another avenue for the two stars to show off their incredible bodies. Neither has ever been shy about doing that and certainly aren't in this movie. My only objection is having one of the kids make a sexual remark, which is done in here. There is no excuse for that.

Ted Levine, who has turned nice guy in the hit TV series "Monk," is an effective bad guy in here. He played a lot of villains before "Monk" came around.

Anyway, it's fairly low-brow entertainment, but at least it is entertaining and fun to watch.


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