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Runaways (2003)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  7 January 2004 (USA)
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Runaways is Steve Moore's story. He's sixteen and lives with his younger sister, mother Cheryl and her boyfriend John, in a modest house in Bakersfield, California. An abusive and often ... See full summary »

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Runaways is Steve Moore's story. He's sixteen and lives with his younger sister, mother Cheryl and her boyfriend John, in a modest house in Bakersfield, California. An abusive and often intoxicated man, John rules the household, and though his attacks on Steve result in emergency hospital visits, Cheryl's loyalty is to her boyfriend. To protect her relationship with John, she "ditches" her son, having him arrested and locked in a correctional "mental" facility, before coercing her older brother Burt, who lives in Hollywood, to take him. Steve quickly discovers that Burt cannot even provide temporary lodging, but an administrator at his new high school directs him to a shelter for runaway kids where he soon learns to navigate his way. At the shelter which offers only a two to three month respite from the streets, counselor Tony Perez tries to provide guidance to Steve and his roommates Mike and Andy. While encouraging them to try to reconcile with their parents, he insists that they ... Written by Alexandre Chorques <chorques@hotmail.com>

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Andy: You wanna be my friend? Help me score some fuckin crack!
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Before U, Without U, After U
Written by J. Jones, Delious, J. Wolfe & M. Dunne
Performed by All-4-One
Courtesy of American Music Corp.
Administered by Maryatt Music Group
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Austin O'Brien is back in the game !!!!!
13 April 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

OK so Runaways was an independent film and we are use to seeing Austin O'brien in big Hollywood movies, but here he is back in the game. He is convincing as a runaway is is escaping from his mothers abuse only to end up in a haze of drugs and bad people. Austin is the best to come out of this film and for an independent film is really good. It focuses a lot on the world of runaways and the drug world that these runaways are subjected to. But if you love Austin O'Brien you will know that Austin is back on the path to stardom and he is one to watch for in the future, rent it if you like a good drama you will be pleasantly surprised, my vote 10 out of 10.


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