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Run (1991)

When a law student accidentally kills the son of a mob boss in a fight, he finds himself relentlessly pursued by the mob and the police.

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Geoff Burrowes
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Dempsey ... Charlie Farrow
Kelly Preston ... Karen Landers
Ken Pogue ... Halloran
A.C. Peterson ... Denny Halloran (as Alan C. Peterson)
James Kidnie ... Sammy
Sean McCann Sean McCann ... Marv
Michael MacRae Michael MacRae ... O'Rourke
Tom McBeath ... Smithy
Marc Strange Marc Strange ... Chief Travers
Christopher Lawford ... Martins
William S. Taylor ... Halsey (as William Taylor)
Jerry Wasserman ... Halloran's Lieutenant
Peter Williams ... Cab Driver
Mina E. Mina Mina E. Mina ... Garage Owner (as Mina Mina)
Lochlyn Munro ... College Buddy (as Locklyn Munro)
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Storyline

While conveying a Porsche from L.A. to Atlantic City, student Charlie has to make a stop due to engine trouble. Mistaken as rich, he's invited to a big poker game -- and wins big time. However Denny Halloran, son of a mighty mobster, is a bad loser and starts a fight. But he's also a bad fighter: he falls on his head and is dead. Now Charlie's in trouble; after he flees Halloran's father puts a reward on his head. Even the police won't help him against the mighty man... so Charlie has to run for his life. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Taglines:

Hunted By The Mafia And The Police, He's Running For His Life. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Corre por tu vida See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$4,409,328
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is more of a blooper. Patrick Dempsey remains stain free throughout the film even though he rolls in grass, jumps from various heights, is thrown against various walls, floors, etc. ! See more »

Goofs

Near the end a Vehicle knocks over a power line (with transformers) in the middle of the amusement park, with the power lines shorting and pulling loose. However the entire park still has full power. See more »

Quotes

Matt Halloran: [In the TV Version, Mr. Halloran was playing a pool table. And he hit a good shot. The elevator opened and there was Sammy and Marv found and bringing Charlie here to meet Halloran. Mr. Halloran can't wait] Do you know who I am?
Charlie Farrow: Halloran.
[Grab his hair by Marv. Charlie gasp]
Marv: Mr. Halloran.
[Mr. Halloran nods his head to have Sammy and Marv letting Charlie go. Charlie has to tell the truth]
Charlie Farrow: Mr. Halloran, listen to me. I didn't kill your son. He fell. He hit his head. It was an accident.
Matt Halloran: Is that ...
[...]
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Soundtracks

SONG FOR JAH
Written by Trevy Felix
Performed by Boom Shaka
Courtesy of International Distribution Company
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The title says it all!
17 January 2000 | by fredmantSee all my reviews

I saw this movie only once, on the small screen, but I put it in my top 10 of most anxiously awaited DVDs. A college student finds himself on the wrong side of town (intentionally), but ends up doing some very bad things (not intentionally) that make him the subject of a man hunt by a mobster who definitely doesn't respect a suspects rights. The kid has one choice -- Run!

A Great Non-Stop Adrenaline Rush!


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