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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.

Director:

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 ... 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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...Because Your Life Depends On It! 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)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,222,056, 3 February 1991

Gross USA:

$4,409,328

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,409,328
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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

When the cop visits Karen's house, he notices and picks up the revolver. He then looks at the cylinder. The gun had been recently fired and a trained cop would notice the gun powder residue on the chamber. See more »

Quotes

Martins: Fuck me... You lucky kid!
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Soundtracks

T FOR TROUBLE
Written by Colin James, Bill Carter and Ruth Ellsworth
Performed by Colin James
Courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc.
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Not Oscar material, but surprisingly good.
6 January 2004 | by EdrondolSee all my reviews

Read a couple of user reviews about this movie, and they say it was forgettable pap. I disagree. Granted, it will not win any awards, but it's an enjoyable movie.

Patrick Dempsey puts in a credible performance as a kid on the run. Some complain that it's just one big chase scene. News flash! The name of the movie is "Run"! You get what you expect to see.

Besides, if it's so forgettable, why are we talking about it 12 years later?



-Dave


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