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Nowhere to Run (1993)

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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As originally written by Joe Eszterhas and Richard Marquand, Pals, which evolved into Nowhere to Run, was a character-driven drama without action sequences, the only retaining element being an escaped convict who falls in love with a neighboring widow and becomes a father figure to her children. Eszterhas disowned the final product. See more »

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When Sam is taking a shower for the first time in Clydie's house, he has a little bit of soap on him. As the sheriff draws down on him and he turns around, he has a lot more soap on him than a split second before. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Dunston: [walks up on the porch towards Sam] Well, I'm surprised to see that you're still here.
Sam Gillen: No, you're not.
Mr. Dunston: Yes, I am.
Sam Gillen: [walks closer to Mr. Dunston] If I see you near her or the children, I'll kill you.
Mr. Dunston: [walks up closer] Look. You seem like a smart fellow. The woman isn't worth it. And I'll tell you, when push comes to shove you're not going to be dealing with some little tin-badge local sheriff guy. You're going to be dealing with me. Okay?
Sam Gillen: I look forward to it.
Mr. Dunston: Me, too.
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References E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

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WHEN MY SHIP COMES IN
Written by Clint Black and Hayden Nicholas
Performed by Clint Black
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Music
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Muscles from Brussels gets into a few Tussles
9 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is probably Jean-Claude van Damme at his sexiest. The best thing is that he's a prisoner, and there's no suggestion that he was wrongfully imprisoned. He starts off as a bad boy, but of course his tough exterior melts away to reveal his inner sentimentality when he meets a widow and her two children, one of which is played by one of those hideous Culkins.


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