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Black Cat Run (1998)

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A gas-station attendant chases escaped convicts who have abducted his girlfriend, and is blamed for her father's murder.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Johnny Del Grissom
... D.J. Wheeler
... Sara Jane Bronnel
... Ten Reed
... Hobbs
... Lusher
... Sheriff Ben Bronte
... Deputy Norm Babbitt
... Martin James
... Ada Bronnel
... Deputy Briggs (as Matthew Beck)
... Deputy Sam Arno (as Mack C. Miles)
... Bill Grissom
... Prison Bus Driver
... Chief Prison Guard


A girl is in love with a gas station attendant and sees him against her father's wishes. The father is the sheriff and shortly after a confrontation with the boy friend, he is killed by escaped convicts and the daughter is kidnapped. Everyone, including the deputy, is convinced that the boy friend committed the murder and ran away with the girl. This sets up a chase of the convicts by the boy friend and of the boy friend by the police. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for strong brutal violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 September 1998 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Black Cat Run - Tödliche Hetzjagd  »

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When Norm is shot by Ten Reed, he falls over and there is blood on his back from the exit wound. Later on the blood on his back and the exit wound disappear when he waves down the semi-truck with the two men in it. See more »


Bill Grissom: You don't buy beer, you only borrow it for a while.
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La Mera Medianoche
Written and Performed by Lee Curreri and Henry Iglesias (as Henry Igelesias)
from the Rysher TV series "Soldier of Fortune"
Courtesy of Rysher Productions, Inc.
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Dear God...
26 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

Pay no attention to the positive reviews of my fellow users. They are fools. This movie is pathetic. I was laughing so hard by the end of this movie I almost wet myself, and it's not a comedy. All rules of logic, physics, and realism are tossed out the window--the last 10 minutes has to be amongst the worst in cinema

history. I almost have to recommend watching this movie, because laughing at this film is actually quite enjoyable. I came to this site to find the title of the film and was temporarily stunned to see Frank Darabont as one of the writers. i say temporarily stunned because although Darabont is recognized as a Hollywood

heavyweight, educated film viewers will recognize him as the talentless hack

that he is. If you've ever seen the overlong, tedious, Green Mile, you'll know what I'm talking about. He put 2 incredible Stephen King stories on film--damn hard to screw up a story as incredible as the Shawshank Redemption--but when

working from his own material--he produces The Majestic, easily one of the

worst movies of all time. Bottom Line--Frank Darabont sucks, and so does this movie. I'm out.

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