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Catch Me If You Can (1998)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Crime | TV Movie 11 December 1998
When a 12 year old boy (Ryan de Boer) with an attitude witnesses a mob killing, the job of protecting him falls to a down-on-his luck cop (Tim Matheson).

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Jeffrey Reiner
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Matheson ... Norm
Ryan DeBoer Ryan DeBoer ... Kid aka Nathan (as Ryan De Boer)
Carol Alt ... Trish Gannon
William Katt ... Jean Benoit
Catherine Oxenberg ... Sgt. Tina Walcott
Doug Abrahams ... Det. Greeden
Eddie Mekka ... Det. Murdoch
Ed Marinaro ... Capt. Morris Bernasky
Michael Gelbart ... Sgt. Dwight Willis
Garvin Cross ... White
C. Ernst Harth ... Luther
Paul Batten Paul Batten ... Pete Gemel
Allan Franz Allan Franz ... Bobby
Rob Hayter ... Lloyd Straughan
Cali Timmins ... Kid's Mother
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When a 12 year old boy (Ryan de Boer) with an attitude witnesses a mob killing, the job of protecting him falls to a down-on-his luck cop (Tim Matheson).

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One street-smart kid. One down-on-his-luck cop. One game where the rules keep changing. See more »


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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Deadly Game See more »

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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Wit is the key here.
6 July 2006 | by dy158See all my reviews

Imagine a case of a kid called Nathan (Ryan de Boer) who thinks he is too smart for anyone's good, even making the life of the cop who is looking after him (Tim Matheson as Norm) just so miserable.

This is the plot outline here.

I wondered at times when Norm will be able to catch up with Nathan's latest antics because the kid is just too smart. In the adults' eyes, someone like Nathan is just too hard to handle. Maybe I was this sort of goody-goody girl as I was growing up, so I almost could not tolerate Nathan at times.

But then I soon realised, one really needs the wit to overcome someone who is a generation younger than you.

Interestingly that this is called 'A Deadly Game' here when I saw it few days back on the television here. Anyhow, wit is the key to this made-for-TV movie.


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