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Nowhere to Run (1993)

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Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is.

Director:

Robert Harmon

Writers:

Joe Eszterhas (story), Richard Marquand (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Sam Gillen
Rosanna Arquette ... Clydie Anderson
Kieran Culkin ... Mike 'Mookie' Anderson
Ted Levine ... Mr. Dunston
Tiffany Taubman Tiffany Taubman ... Bree Anderson
Edward Blatchford Edward Blatchford ... Sheriff Lonnie Cole
Anthony Starke ... Billy
Joss Ackland ... Franklin Hale
Allan Graf ... Bus Driver (as Allen Graf)
Leonard Termo ... Bus Guard
Robert Apisa Robert Apisa ... Prisoner (as Robert Aprisa)
Jophery C. Brown ... Prisoner (as Jophery Brown)
Tony Brubaker ... Prisoner
Ron Howard George Ron Howard George ... Prisoner
Voyo Goric Voyo Goric ... Prisoner
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Storyline

Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is. Written by Rob Hartill

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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When the law can't protect the innocent, the only hero left is an outlaw.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crossing the Line See more »

Filming Locations:

Sonoma County, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The role of Sam was originally meant for Mel Gibson. See more »

Goofs

In the opening prison bus ride, as the camera follows the car following behind , you can clearly see the camera stand attached to the lower rear right of the bus. See more »

Quotes

Country Store Clerk: What you doin' out this way?
Sam Gillen: Hunting.
Country Store Clerk: In a suit?... What kinda huntin'?
Sam Gillen: Pink flamingos.
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SILENCE IS BROKEN
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Performed by Damn Yankees
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Nice guy saves the day in one of his better films
17 February 2000 | by crazy-23See all my reviews

Escaped from prison, Van Damme camps out near a widow's home in the woods.

Sure there's some action in the movie with quite a number of punch 'em outs but the movie really should have been in the drama section, not the action section of rental stores. This is quite a change for Van Damme as he becomes a father to the fatherless, nice guy, gentleman, and town savior.

So the story was really good and damn Van Damme did a good job at his nice guy part. The funniest part is when he and the boy go into town for motorcyle parts and the sherrif dude asks him questions. Listen to how Van Damme pronounces 'motercycle' and 'Quepec'.


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