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Plato's Run (1997)

R | | Action | Video 14 July 1998
Hired to rescue escaped inmates, a Florida man is framed for a Cuban gangster's assassination.

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James Becket

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James Becket
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gary Busey ... Plato
Roy Scheider ... Senarkian
Steven Bauer ... Sam
Jeff Speakman ... Dominick
Tiani Warden Tiani Warden ... Marta
Maggie Myatt Maggie Myatt ... Kathy
Horacio Le Don Horacio Le Don ... Felix
Doug DeLuca Doug DeLuca ... Buddy
Deborah Magdalena Deborah Magdalena ... Constancia (as Deborah Magdelena)
Melanie Chartoff ... Stephanie
Salvador Levy Salvador Levy ... Gomez
Marc Macaulay ... Baker (as Mark Macaulay)
Julie Upton ... Julie
Chris Hinton Chris Hinton ... Cueball
Mario Ernesto Sánchez ... Flaco
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Ex-Navy SEAL Plato Smith has his hands full with teenage daughter Kathy and a failing fishing business. When old flame Marta offers him big money to rescue two escaped prisoners off a beach in Cuba, Plato accepts. Under heavy fire, Plato and ex-SEAL buddy Sam Macris manage to rescue the escaped Cuban prisoner, Felix Gomez. But soon Plato is implicated in a murderous web of assassination and deceit, masterminded by a ruthless international arms dealer, Alex Senarkian. By the end, Plato must face all his deadly foes in a desperate attempt to clear his name and save his daughter. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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A deadly group of mercenaries armed out of control...and out for blood. See more »

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Rated R for violence and brief language | See all certifications »
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The actor playing the FBI agent accidentally slipped while running chasing Plato and ruptured his anal cavity, and snapping his coccyx in 2. This resulted in a very unsatisfied lover who came on set and made a scene. See more »

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Performed by Ed Calle, Tommy Anthony, Lee Levin, Doug Emery, Richard Bravo & Ricardo Suarez
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i liked it
2 April 2007 | by ghostman16See all my reviews

Plato's run is an entertaining b movie with Gary Busey.it is a fairly unknown film so one i saw it at a car boot i thought this looks entertaining i was right to.Gary Busey plays Plato smith a tough mercenary who is framed for the assassination of a powerful Cuban crime lord now on the run Plato must survive long enough to prove his innocence with the help of his friends played by Steve Bauer (scarface) and action star Jeff Speaksman (the expert). what i liked about Plato's run was the way the film never got boring the plot may have been done before but it was still good the acting was fun to watch and the action was quite fun as well especially the climax Gary Busey makes a good hero ironic since he normally plays the bad guy and Steve Bauer is good as Plato's sidekick even Jeff Speaksman makes a good performance and he cant even act well to finish it of Plato's run is an enjoyable effort from nu image films and i give it 7 out of 10


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Language:

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Release Date:

14 July 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La fuite de Plato See more »

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA See more »

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