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Runaway Car (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Comedy  -  21 January 1997 (USA)
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A nurse apprentice, who had a bad day at work, meets a computer programmer at a car garage. The man is urged to go somewhere, but his car is not ready yet, so the nurse offers him a ride. ... See full summary »

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Ed Lautner
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Jenny Todd
Brian Hooks ...
Dexter 'Dex' Strang
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Wally Baird
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Captain Jim Louben
Brian Reddy ...
Capt. Doug Carsten
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Officer Isaiah 'Beau' Beaufort
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Cam Brainard ...
Ray, Radio Guy
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Lieutenant
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Jenny's Mother
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Shari Todd
Bill Dunnam ...
Warehouseman
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911 Dispatcher
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Pack
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Donner
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A nurse apprentice, who had a bad day at work, meets a computer programmer at a car garage. The man is urged to go somewhere, but his car is not ready yet, so the nurse offers him a ride. Before leaving the man, they pick up the nurse's baby nephew. Once on the street, they almost run over a young man. Not knowing if he is hurt, they pick up the man too. But the worst luck begins when the car brakes break down. Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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When the policeman is repeatedly listening to a fragment of the recorded conversation with Jenny, it is evident (from observing the reel) that the tape is rewound more than it is played back, even though the very same fragment is heard on each playback. See more »

Quotes

Dexter 'Dex' Strang: [Sees Ed get a cigarette] Smoking kills, ya know? Makes ya dead.
Ed Lautner: So does skateboarding.
Dexter 'Dex' Strang: I mean statistically though, think of your kid.
Ed Lautner: It's not my kid.
Dexter 'Dex' Strang: Well, who's evers.
Jenny Todd: Actually, I would prefer if you didn't. The baby and us.
Dexter 'Dex' Strang: The baby, I told you.
Ed Lautner: Oh, right.
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cliche but class
29 June 2002 | by (north,england) – See all my reviews

What a movie. From the stereotyped characters to the baby the helicopter and the bridge, this movie is cliche ridden in the extreme. Yet it is compelling because of that. And it has Judge Rienhold in it. This is a must see with a few cans, a few mates, and money riding on what is going to happen next. The only thing I want to know is who did the M.O.T on that car


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