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Run Movie Review Summary

Actors: Patrick Dempsey, Kelly Preston, Ken Pogue, Alan C. Petersen

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Law student Charlie Farrow (Dempsey) has a job delivering cars to their owners. While driving a Porsche from Los Angeles to Atlantic City, Charlie has car trouble and must make a stop. He goes into a bar where gambling is taking place in the back. Assuming that he is rich because of his car, Charlie is invited to join a poker game in progress and much to his surprise, he wins big time.
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A very disgruntled Denny Halloran (Petersen) is a sore loser and picks a fight with the young Charlie. Charlie ducks as Denny lunges at him and Denny smashes his head into a table and dies. Charlie flees the bar in fear after he is told that the deceased man's father, Matt Halloran (Pogue) is a mobster. Word of his son's death reaches Matt Halloran and he puts a reward on Charlie's head. The police work for Halloran in this town, therefore they are no help to Charlie whatsoever. In desperation Charlie hides in the backseat of Karen Lander's (Preston) car, a woman who works at the bar where Halloran died. With nobody but Karen on his side, Charlie must run for his life as he figures out how to get out of the nightmare that his life has become.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   hunted by killer/stalker Criminal enemy is...    -   Mafia conflict

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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