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Night of the Running Man (1995)

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
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Eric Nichols, the Fare
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Thug
Antony Ponzini ...
Ernie
Jeanna Michaels ...
Cynthia Nickelson, TV Reporter
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Kathrin Middleton ...
Eckhart's Babe (as Kathrin Lautner)
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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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4 February 1995 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

A Noite de Todos os Perigos  »

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

After the nurse sets his arm ablaze, Eckhart's suit shows no burn marks. See more »

Quotes

Mugger: You cut my eyes! I can't see!
David Eckhart: Get a dog.
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These Days
Written by Christopher Franke
Performed by Sue Livingston
Courtesy of Sonic Images Records
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Scott Glenn as an arrogant and sadistic "fixer" ........
12 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Night of the Running Man" opens with a real "grabber" of an opening, as likable cab driver (Andrew McCarthy) unintentionally gets involved with a fare who has a bag of money stolen from the mob. When the bag guy is killed, McCarthy decides to run with the bag. Enter Scott Glenn as an arrogant "fixer', who is sent by the head boss (Wayne Newton) to retrieve the million dollars and eliminate the cab driver. Glenn is excellent as the somewhat paranoid, darkly sadistic, methodical hunter. Along the way, John Glover becomes a colorful accomplice of Glenn's. This film has excellent character development, a compelling story, a sympathetic hero, and is unpredictable. Highly recommended. - MERK


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