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Runaway Car (1997)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  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
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Dexter 'Dex' Strang
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Wally Baird
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Captain Jim Louben
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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: Uh excuse me, do you mind if we drop you off on the freeway, we're in kind of a hurry?
Dexter 'Dex' Strang: Whatever.
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cheesy but gripping
28 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

just watched it on sky TV missed the first half an hour. i did wonder if it was a true story so watched it to the end. there was no brief at the end to say what happened to everyone. it did remind me of speed but at the end of the day i don't suppose it was released at the cinema as we did see the following error. the goof that we saw was that they remove the bonnet (hood) and then later on there are two shots of the car with the police car in front trying to slow it down when the bonnet is back on. it did have me on the edge of my seat especially when i thought the baby was going to hit the bridge and of course when the bridge wasn't going to be lowered and then it was. I'm afraid i did burst into tears so it wasn't that bad!!!!


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