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The Runnin' Kind (1989)

An Ohio teen moves to L.A. to find fame as a rock musician and to find a drummer.

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Max Tash
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Packer David Packer ... Joey Curtis
Steven Eckholdt ... Shaun
Larry Cox Larry Cox ... Rudy
Tom Shell ... Carl
Brie Howard ... Thunder
Richard Manheim Richard Manheim ... Mike Tataglia (as Ric Manheim)
Brenda Lilly Brenda Lilly ... Receptionist
Kenneth Tigar ... Stan Shank
John Carter ... Richard Curtis
Keith Mills Keith Mills ... Mr. Dickstein
Susan Strasberg ... Carol Curtis
Susan Ursitti ... Marsha
Juliette Lewis ... Amy Curtis
Ric Mancini Ric Mancini ... Mr. Tataglia
Janaki Janaki ... Jesse
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An Ohio teen moves to L.A. to find fame as a rock musician and to find a drummer.

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Ohio was never like this. And neither was Joey.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Una vita in fuga See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Thunder: When are you gonna stop saying, "I can't." Can't's for old people.
Joey Curtis: I can't believe we're having this conversation!
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Features Easy Street (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Cryin' Eyes
Written and performed by Joe Wood
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A Great Film About The LA Punk Scene!
7 August 2012 | by rdisaster13See all my reviews

One of the best 80's punk movies out there. It's about a guy that works in his father's office and decides to break free of that life for a life of partying, clubs, and a punk rock lifestyle. It's full of laughs, good music, and life lessons. I didn't have many expectations before watching this movie, but I was pleasantly surprised. If you can find it then watch it! Even if you just like fun, 80's, teen angst kind of movies, this one is for you. Great music (TSOL makes an appearance) and the acting wasn't half bad. I recommend this movie to anyone who has ever felt like "breaking free" of their normal routine and figuring out what living it up is all about.


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