5.1/10
304
8 user 3 critic

Running Red (1999)

Upset over his brother's murder, Soviet special agent Gregori Wallace leaves Russia to start a new life in the United States. Now happily married to a beautiful woman and the father of a ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay)
Reviews

Watch Now

From $14.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Street Knight (1993)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.

Director: Albert Magnoli
Stars: Jeff Speakman, Christopher Neame, Lewis Van Bergen
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

When millionaire businessman Ted Billings (Glenn Morshower) double-crosses his partners in a weapons deal, he decides to hire some protection. Billings enlists Eugene "Vash" Vasher (Lou ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Millican
Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Yancy Butler, Tom Wright
Deadly Outbreak (Video 1995)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A terrorist group lead by Colonel Baron has taken over an Israeli biochemical weapon laboratory. Colonel Baron wants to get his hands on a new secret weapon developed by Dr. Allie Levin. ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Avery
Stars: Jeff Speakman, Ron Silver, Rochelle Swanson
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A politician's campaign manager (Speakman) discovers that the candidate (Shatner) is a front for a military organization plotting a political overthrow of the government. In trying to ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Jameson
Stars: Jeff Speakman, William Shatner, Lisa Darr
The Expert (1995)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Johnny's sister is brutally attacked and murdered by a sadistic serial killer. At the trial, he is sentenced to be electrocuted, but a bleeding heart liberal has the sentence commuted to a ... See full summary »

Directors: Rick Avery, William Lustig
Stars: Jeff Speakman, James Brolin, Michael Shaner
Timelock (1996)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

In the 23rd century, a penal colony in a distant galaxy falls into anarchy when an inmate loads a virus into the computer system. While cryonic suspension was used to control the most ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Munic
Stars: Maryam d'Abo, Arye Gross, Jeffrey Meek
The Gunman (2004)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Austin Police Detective Ben Simms searches for justice.

Director: Daniel Millican
Stars: Daniel Millican, Hannah Nicolas, Emma Nicolas
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Jeff, a young delinquent, is enrolled by his father in a kenpo school, in the hopes of teaching the boy some self-discipline. Years later, Jeff's mentor, Kim, is being threatened by one of ... See full summary »

Director: Mark DiSalle
Stars: Jeff Speakman, John Dye, Mako
Scorpio One (1998)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A disaster on space station Scorpio One leaves all the crewmembers dead. The CIA sends one of its crack agents, Jared Stone into space with a team five elite Rangers to investigate.

Director: Worth Keeter
Stars: Robert Carradine, Jeff Speakman, Robin Curtis
Memorial Day (1998)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

An embittered satellite expert gets the opportunity for revenge against the USA by aiding terrorists in a plan to destroy the country's military base.

Director: Worth Keeter
Stars: Mongo Brownlee, Frederick Coffin, Oscar Dillon
Hot Boyz (Video 2000)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and ... See full summary »

Director: Master P
Stars: Gary Busey, Silkk Tha Shocker, Jeff Speakman
BitterSweet (Video 1999)
Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A young co-ed who's just been release from prison for a crime she didn't commit plots her revenge against a former lover, who was the real culprit, with the help of a policeman.

Director: Luca Bercovici
Stars: Angie Everhart, James Russo, Eric Roberts
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Greg / Gregori
...
Katherine
...
Alexi
...
Strelkin
Cassie Ray ...
Amanda
...
Mercier
Geoffrey Rivas ...
Díaz
...
Stephanie
...
Chambers
Laura Lemle ...
Aide
...
Gorch
...
Waitress
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Fawn
...
Sergei
Jacob Chambers ...
Griff
Edit

Storyline

Upset over his brother's murder, Soviet special agent Gregori Wallace leaves Russia to start a new life in the United States. Now happily married to a beautiful woman and the father of a little girl, Gregori soon realizes that he can't outrun the past. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The business of killing just got personal...

Genres:

Action | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 January 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alerte rouge  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Katherine: [watching the news] Hey, Greg, that guy looks like you.
Greg: Lucky guy.
Katherine: And that's our car.
Greg: Sandwich?
See more »

Connections

Edited from Red Heat (1988) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Land of opportunity
12 November 2014 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

I guess that when it was obvious that considerable film footage from the Guvernator's Red Heat it was decided that Jeff Speakman's Running Red wasn't worth a theatrical release. It was deservedly consigned to direct to video status.

Footage from Red Heat may have been used but some of this plot is ripped off from the Sidney Poitier/River Phoenix movie Little Nikita. We get a Russian prologue here where Speakman is part of a hit team led by Stanley Kamel on refinery in Spain which is protected by mercenary Bart Braverman. Braverman personally kills Speakman's brother.

Flash forward to 13 years later, the Soviet Union has fallen and Speakman, Kamel, and Braverman are all doing well. Speakman is living the American dream with wife and daughter, but Kamel and Braverman have really found America to be a land of opportunity. Only Kamel has slightly more legitimate veneer to him.

Kamel summons Speakman to do a job which involves getting Braverman. Only he has quite a bit more in mind for him.

Plot taken from one film, scenes from another. Should tell you how original Running Red is. For fans of Speakman's martial arts skills only.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?