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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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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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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 »

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Ed Lautner: You promised me Friday, it's Friday. What the heck am I supposed to do now?
Garage Supervisor: I'm sorry, Mr. Lautner, it's not quite ready yet.
Ed Lautner: Not quite ready? Look at this. My car is, laid out like somebody's science project.
Garage Supervisor: Well, w'we gave you that estimate before we understood the extend of the damage.
[to Jenny Todd]
Garage Supervisor: Could I help you, miss?
Jenny Todd: Um, Yes. You said my car was ready.
Ed Lautner: You realize I scheduled my life, around you promise, that my car would be ready, Friday.
Garage Supervisor: [to Jenny Todd] It looks like you're all set.
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So bad it is almost funny, but not quite!
13 July 2001 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

I have to admit that by moments I had to laugh at how bad that movie was... But the laughs were too few and since this whole thing was in no way a parody, it felt more like an insult to the viewer's intelligence. The worst acting I have ever seen from any of these people...


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