A gas-station attendant chases escaped convicts who have abducted his girlfriend, and is blamed for her father's murder.

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Johnny Del Grissom
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Sara Jane Bronnel
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Ten Reed
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Hobbs
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Lusher
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Sheriff Ben Bronte
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Deputy Norm Babbitt
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Martin James
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Ada Bronnel
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Deputy Briggs (as Matthew Beck)
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Deputy Sam Arno (as Mack C. Miles)
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Bill Grissom
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Chief Prison Guard
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A girl is in love with a gas station attendant and sees him against her father's wishes. The father is the sheriff and shortly after a confrontation with the boy friend, he is killed by escaped convicts and the daughter is kidnapped. Everyone, including the deputy, is convinced that the boy friend committed the murder and ran away with the girl. This sets up a chase of the convicts by the boy friend and of the boy friend by the police. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for strong brutal violence and language | See all certifications »

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Black Cat Run - Tödliche Hetzjagd  »

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When Norm is shot by Ten Reed, he falls over and there is blood on his back from the exit wound. Later on the blood on his back and the exit wound disappear when he waves down the semi-truck with the two men in it. See more »

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Bill Grissom: That boy is dumber than a barrel of hair!
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La Mera Medianoche
Written and Performed by Lee Curreri and Henry Iglesias (as Henry Igelesias)
from the Rysher TV series "Soldier of Fortune"
Courtesy of Rysher Productions, Inc.
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Strong road-chase action film, comparable to Duel.
7 October 1999 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

Black Cat Run has a plot that could be written on a napkin, and drives down a well-traveled road, but generates more excitement than many "better written" movies. It's a chase film -- the hero tries to overtake and rescue his captured girlfriend before he himself is caught by pursuing policemen. But in it car stunts that we've seen many times before seem fresh and exciting, and the bad guys, who are almost as uniformly menacing as the monsters in a horror movie, are still authentically scary. The closest parallel is Spielberg's Duel, in which the characters are monotoned, the plot is straightforward and simple, but the thrills are real. In both cases, the director deserves the credit for knowing how to pace, time, frame, and present simple material in order to involve the audience emotionally.


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