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Courage (1984)

Marathon runners are taken captive in desert by right-wing militia.

Director:

Robert L. Rosen

Writers:

Mary Cox, Ronny Cox
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ronny Cox ... Pete Canfield
Art Hindle ... Roger Bower
M. Emmet Walsh ... Colonel Crouse
Tim Maier Tim Maier ... Craig Jensen
Lois Chiles ... Ruth
William Russ ... Sonny
Lisa Sutton Lisa Sutton ... Stephanie
Brian Curry Brian Curry ... Joey
Jeff Curry Jeff Curry ... Bill
Anthony Palmer Anthony Palmer ... Herb Jensen
Noel Conlon Noel Conlon ... Clay Matthews
Kelly Yaegermann Kelly Yaegermann ... Casey
John Roselius ... Ralph
Joe Massengale Joe Massengale ... Gibbs
Matt Johnston Matt Johnston ... Jessup
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A trio of long-distance runners are setting out on what looks to be the ultimate adventure weekend: a seventy-two mile run through the New Mexico desert. Things start off uneventfully, but soon the three run into a survivalist militia calling itself The Citizen's Brigade. They are captured by The Brigade, only to be released with a warning from the leader, Colonel Crouse. Their luck runs out when suddenly the militia goes back on its word and resumes hunting the runners. This time, however, they are not looking to capture them, but to kill them. What are these desert soldiers trying to do? And will the three live to run another marathon? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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19 April 2006 | by susantrujillo70See all my reviews

the movie could have never been better then what it was. i felt as though i was right there with them when all took place, i felt the joy at first with the beginning of the movie, then felt pain, anger, sadness, danger and fears of not knowing what would take place next, the movie was one of a kind and i applaud all who created Raw Courage. I often spoke of this movie to others, and to this day i still do, i wish i owned a copy of this movie, i am still trying to find a DVD or VHS, the one i had i lost in a fire, so if ever the movie ever comes to television, my eyes will be glued to the TV. if anyone has an extra copy of this movie please let me know, i am glad the movie came about in my time of life.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dead Heat See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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