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Running Home (1999)

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Thanks to a tip from teenager Matt, who survives on the streets as a graffiti artist, policeman Ray is able to arrest Sergei, a diamond smuggler. In return, Matt gets Jules Daniels's file, his biological mother.

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Credited cast:
Kristian Ayre ...
Matt 'Spider' Strilecki
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Jules Daniels
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Hayes
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Jessica
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Trish
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Jay Torpy
Derek Eyamie ...
Paul Steiner
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Kid #2
Giancarlo Calta Bianco ...
Cruiser
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Tough Guy #1
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Detective Muril
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Officer #1
Norris Domingue ...
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Alan Fawcett ...
Store Manager
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Female Officer
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Thanks to a tip from teenager Matt, who survives on the streets as a graffiti artist, policeman Ray is able to arrest Sergei, a diamond smuggler. In return, Matt gets Jules Daniels's file, his biological mother.

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Jessica: She's your mother. Come on, Matt. Be serious.
Matt "Spider" Strilecki: I've never been more serious about anything.
Jessica: Oh my God. She doesn't know, does she?
Matt "Spider" Strilecki: No.
Jessica: Are you going to tell her?
Matt "Spider" Strilecki: Yeah. Maybe. Maybe when you tell me it's never gonna work.
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Pure corn but a good watch for family hour
5 March 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Running Home" is a predictable, melodramatic flick full of implausibilities with all the ear marks of a low budget soap. However, there's enough stuff going on from romance to murder to bad cops to fights to chases to the quest of the street kid and central character (Ayre) to meet the birth mother he's never known to make it an enjoyable watch for those who can overlook the host of contrivances it presents. Also, Ayre is just off-center enough to support the multitude of clichés around him. In short, an enjoyable watch for the whole family in spite of many short-comings.


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