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Black Cat Run (1998)

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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Goofs

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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Rain On Me
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Rona
Performed by The Luxurious Brothers
Vocal by Lisbeth Scott
Published by Silk Screen Music
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"ARMAGEDDON" thrills on a "Blair Witch" budget
1 February 2000 | by (Arlington, VA.) – See all my reviews

Okay, so maybe the budget wasn't quite that miniscule, but you can tell this isn't one of the pictures that would be "big" enough for a Joel Silver or a Jerry Bruckheimer to bother with. But that's fine, because even with the tried-and-true action sequences, the execution is well-done and fast-paced. Frank Darabont contributes some solid character development, a real change for an action picture, so anybody out there with ADD may want to fast-forward through the first third. Of course it won't make any sense without the initial set-up, but since when did that bother the majority of the audience this flick is aimed at?

And to paraphrase the old saying, what's the most important thing about a low-budget action flick? Casting, casting, casting. You'll never find nastier or more dependable villains than the ones that Peter Greene (THE MASK, PULP FICTION) and Kevin J. O'Connor (DEEP RISING, THE MUMMY) specialize in. Not to mention Russell Means, for that extra touch of "desert ethnicity." Patrick Muldoon and Jake Busey were castmates in Paul Verhoeven's STARSHIP TROOPERS, and character favorites Rex Linn, Jeffrey DeMunn and Lois Chiles round out the lineup. Can't go wrong with a roster like that.

Not a movie that pretends to be anything but what it is, so when you want high-speed chases and shoot-'em-up, blow-'em-up-real-good sequences, fire up the VCR with this one, pop the popcorn and have at it.


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