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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

Taglines:

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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Technical Specs

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 beginning of the movie, the painted lines down the center of the road change from a yellow-striped two-lane country road for two-way traffic to the broken dashed white lines of a two-lane same-direction road, such as a center-divided four-lane interstate-type highway. See more »

Quotes

Billy: [Sam listens to a tape recording of his deceased friend Billy] Hey Sam, this is me, Billy. I wish I could be there to split all that money with you, but I guess if you're listening to this then it's all yours now, right?
[Billy chuckles a bit]
Billy: Well, you deserve it, man. I mean... being in prison all that time because of me. Hey, I wonder which way I'm headed. Either way, up or down, I guess I got a 50-50 chance of meeting Elvis, huh? Ha ha. How do you like that suit I picked out for you? Anyhow, ...
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Connections

References E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

SILENCE IS BROKEN
Written by Ted Nugent, Tommy Shaw & Jack Blades
Performed by Damn Yankees
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A Very Enjoyable Film
7 February 2003 | by furiousneonSee all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie very much. It had a good, easy-to-follow story, some good action and good humor. Van Damme give's one of his best performances to date, and for the first time use's his brain and fist's instead of his martial art expertise. The chemistry between Van Damme and Arquette is very believable and you can tell that Van Damme's character really does care about the family. A very enjoyable film and believe it or not, an A+ performance from Jean-Claude Van Damme.


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