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Night of the Running Man (1995)

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A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the ... See full summary »

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Jerry Logan
Alex Zonn ...
Homeless Man
Matthew Laurance ...
Eric Nichols, the Fare
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Thug
Antony Ponzini ...
Ernie
Jeanna Michaels ...
Cynthia Nickelson, TV Reporter
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David Eckhart
Kathrin Middleton ...
Eckhart's Babe (as Kathrin Lautner)
Peter Iacangelo ...
Al Chambers
Mayf Nutter ...
Mugger
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Rodney
Damon Carr ...
Amtrak Ticket Agent #1
Kim Lankford ...
Waitress
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Conductor
Terri Hawkes ...
Nicole, Amtrak Ticket Agent #2
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A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses. Written by Rob Hartill

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The chase has begun

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4 February 1995 (Japan)  »

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A Noite de Todos os Perigos  »

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Scott Glenn's character's knife is a full dress CQC6 with Mother of Pearl handles made by custom knife maker, Ernest Emerson. See more »

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David Eckhart: Guess what. No gun. Oh well. Guns don't work in the dark, anyway. But I do have something that does.
[takes out his knife]
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Unexpected, exiting thriller
24 May 1999 | by (Wrexham, North Wales) – See all my reviews

This is an extremely suspenseful, lighting paced thriller about a cab driver (Andrew McCarthy - Weekend at Bernies) who finds a suitcase full of money in his cab when a mysterious man leaves it there after being chased by the Mafia. He foolishly decides to keep the money and its not long until a cold faced hitman (brilliantly played by Scott Glenn - Backdraft) is on his case. From here begins a deadly game of cat and mouse. Its intense stuff alright and includes one particular torture scene which makes Michael Madsen's ear slicing incident in 'Reservoir Dogs' look like an extract from Sesame Street!. John Glover (Gremlins 2) is a stand out as Glenn's crackpot associate.


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